16:14

A Hitchin photographer has been sharing her experience of volunteering in Africa for charity – ahead of a must-see exhibition of her images.

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14:37

The biggest free festival in our area has been hailed as a huge success after taking place in Hitchin this weekend.

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North Herts District Council
13:48

Time is running out to register to vote ahead of the snap General Election on June 8 in our area – but when is today’s deadline? Read on to find out how to make sure you are involved in the democratic process.

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Theresa May
12:21

Police were involved in a dramatic stand-off with a woman with an axe in Stevenage this morning.

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11:27

A dog owner and her dog were mauled in a Hitchin attack which saw police launch an appeal for information.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Hitchin and Harpenden has been busy campaigning throughout the constituency today.

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Labour Party
Saturday, May 20, 2017

There’s not long to go until the inspirational Twin Town 1000k riders embark on their gruelling ride across Europe to raise £100,000 for Stevenage’s Lister Hospital

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Stephen McPartland
Saturday, May 20, 2017

More than 220 boys and girls in North Herts had the chance to play cricket this week.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

A care home in Hitchin has been doing their bit to help raise awareness of dementia – by holding a ‘mock’ wedding in order to prompt elderly residents memories – ahead of this week’s national Dementia Awareness Week.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Police have issued a double appeal for two missing people from Hitchin – who disappeared at the same time.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Two men were involved in a road rage incident in Stevenage that led to a fight on a dual carriageway.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Labour candidate fighting the Hitchin and Harpenden seat was out and about in the centre of Hitchin over the weekend.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Time is already running out to register to vote ahead of the snap General Election on June 8 in our area.

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Theresa May
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Read the Comet’s exclusive interview with Bim Afolami – Hitchin and Harpenden’s Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate as he talks about education, transport – and Jay-Z...

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Jeremy Corbyn
Monday, May 15, 2017

A Hitchin volunteer at a centre helping older people and those with physical disabilities and mental ill health has retired after 37 years aiding her community.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

With Hitchin home to a large number of families with young children the town’s first independent antenatal clinic has celebrated its opening this month – with a great deal of interest from prospective parents.

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NHS
Friday, May 12, 2017

A paedophile has been handed a two-year jail sentence for grooming a girl he believed was 12.

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Luton Crown Court
Friday, May 12, 2017

A Hitchin club has acted on police fears of gang-related violence and reluctantly cancelled a hip hop show due to take place tomorrow night.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

The impressively weathered stone fireplace at an historic inn situated in the heart of Stevenage’s beguiling old town has a date carved into it: 1667.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Screaming Lord Sutch, Baron von Thunderclap, Howling Hope and Nick ‘The Flying Brick’ are all prominent past or present Monster Raving Loonies.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

It’s official! Candidates vying for the Hitchin and Harpenden seat in June’s General Election will face the public at a hustings.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Monday, May 8, 2017

The BBC are coming to Stevenage tomorrow evening and want to talk to you.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

The award winning abstinence-based recovery charity, The Living Room Hertfordshire, is set to host its annual Dragon Boat Race day on Saturday at Fairlands Valley in Stevenage.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

A violent criminal faces a decade behind bars for stabbing an acquaintance in Hitchin after an argument in a bar – with his victim said to be ‘lucky to have survived’.

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St Albans Crown Court
Monday, May 8, 2017

A have-a-go hero has been taken to hospital after burglars broke into his home in Hitchin.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Learn more about the Conservative candidate for Hitchin and Harpenden after the party officially confirmed on Friday their man to fight Peter Lilley’s former seat.

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Peter Lilley
Thursday, May 4, 2017

It is standing room only. A politician is holding court to a packed room. A line of people snakes out of the building and onto to the pavement outside trying to catch a snippet of her speech.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Learn more about the Green Party’s candidate for the Hitchin and Harpenden seat as he issues a rallying cry to all those disaffected by Tory cuts – especially to education.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Following long-serving Hitchin and Harpenden MP Peter Lilley’s decision to step down, the Conservatives have announced a shortlist of three candidates to replace him to contest the seat at next month’s General Election.

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Peter Lilley

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