A talented teen on the autistic spectrum whose dream is to become a professional artist has been nominated in this year’s Comet Community Awards, which provide an opportunity to recognise those who have gone the extra mile for others.
A self-styled ‘cocksure can-do’ conman from Letchworth narrowly avoided jail at Cambridge Crown Court today after flying aeroplanes without holding a licence or having the correct training – in an astonishing story with similarities to Hollywood blockbuster Catch Me If You Can.
A Hitchin town centre building which has been graced with public clocks since the mid-19th century has been blessed with the return of its latest timepiece after restoration – but how much do we really know about the clock’s history and that of its forebears?
A choir featuring the wives of men stationed at RAF Henlow – who have previously toured with evergreen pint-sized singing star Lulu – are back to release a charity Christmas album, and hope to see it reach number one spot for the festive season!
The kind-hearted owner of a Hitchin dance school is hosting a 12 hour dance-a-thon to raise money for a baby with a rare life-threatening condition to fly to America to meet with experts with a view to a medical trial which could change her life.
Activists are set to show their support for NHS staff in the face of cuts and privatisation by taking part in a ‘Hands Around Our Hospital’ event on Sunday organised by the North Herts branch of the People’s Assembly.
The Comet can reveal new air-conditioned trains to London will see the number of seats available to hard-pressed rush hour commuters dramatically slashed until next summer – prompting fury from customers who already pay some of the highest train fares in the world for jam-packed services.
Hitchin is fast gaining a reputation as a foodie’s paradise with its quality restaurants offering mouth-watering fayre from the Caribbean to Japan – with culinary celebrations starting from today set to offer even more choice.
Nurse Kerry Duggan from Graveley has been organising charity rides for 12 years, collecting tens of thousands of pounds along the way for various worthy groups – with this year’s beneficiary the Letchworth-based Garden House Hospice Care.
Hitchin’s St Andrew’s Primary School and Nursery on Benslow Lane now has a new outdoor learning environment thanks to the efforts of their parent group, St Andrew’s School Association in raising an incredible £40,000 towards its cost.
A Stevenage singer-song writer who shot to fame as a Britain’s Got Talent finalist in 2013 will be performing in Hitchin on Saturday as she gears up for the release of her new single and long-awaited debut EP.