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17:13

There are delays on the A1(M) northbound this evening after a crash between Welwyn and Stevenage.

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after a serious crash in Stevenage that saw an air ambulance land.

An air ambulance has landed in Stevenage after a serious crash involving a pedestrian this afternoon.

Most commuters were unimpressed with an average rise in ticket prices of 3.4 per cent when they returned to work on January 2, but Govia Thameslink and Network Rail insist a swathe of upcoming benefits will make it worth your while

A man has been arrested following a wanted appeal linked to a cashpoint robbery in Letchworth.

Sport

00:55

Biggleswade United shocked former league leaders Welwyn Garden City at Second Meadow, becoming the first side to defeat Welwyn this season in a 3-2 victory.

Shefford and Sandy Hockey Club ladies re-started their season with success at the weekend with three wins and a draw. Read CometSport’s comprehensive round-up.

Blueharts Hockey Club ladies first team beat St Albans third team 4-2 at the weekend as their quest for promotion was given a boost.

Callum Stewart finished in an impressive second place as 31 Spartan runners raced in a Sunday Cross Country league event in Watford.

Biggleswade Town boss Chris Nunn was overjoyed with a ‘thoroughly deserved’ win for the superb Waders as they completed a rare league double over Hitchin.

Stevenage FC

13:57

Stevenage defender Jack King was left aggrieved by Matt Godden’s disallowed goal as Boro exited the FA Cup at the hands of Reading.

Danny Newton believes Stevenage gave a good account of themselves against Reading and were unlucky with decision against them.

Darren Sarll’s valiant Stevenage were knocked out of the FA Cup by Reading on Tuesday evening at the Madjeski after the lost 3-0 – but it was a kit fiasco which had people talking after the match.

Reading boss and former Manchester United legend Jaap Stam praised Darren Sarll’s ‘enthusiastic’ Stevenage after their 3-0 loss to the Championship side in the FA Cup third round replay at the Madjeski Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Stevenage were knocked out of the FA Cup after a 3-0 defeat against Reading at the Madejski, but how did Darren Sarll’s men fair?

What's On

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

This month sees a jam-packed programme at Hitchin Folk Club as musicians look to get the year off in style.

A new dance music festival will take place in the Hertfordshire countryside this summer with Faithless headlining.

Hitchin-based folk duo Celtic Krystal are looking forward to pulling a few festive ‘Folk Craic-kers’ this Christmas in celebration of the recent release of their new CD ‘The Silver Darlings’.

Business

Mon, 08:44

A department store that was an institution of Hitchin life for a century and a half has closed its doors for the last time.

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Latest Motors News

Monday, December 4, 2017

The new-look driving test which comes into force today will help “save lives”, according to a Hertfordshire-based road safety charity.

70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

Yesterday, 12:44

The team at North Hertfordshire Museum are celebrating after they won £60,000 of grant funding that will ensure Roman treasures stay in the district.

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The historic Fairlands Farmhouse in Stevenage could become a centre for healthy living, after the 17th century building was listed as an Asset of Community Value.

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It was the end of an era on Saturday as a relic of Stevenage FC’s non-League heritage saw its last matchday.

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Family photographs, papers and news cuttings found in a removal box in Australia are back home after an appeal in the Comet.

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A Grade II-listed building on Stevenage High Street which was once home to NatWest’s Old Town branch is being transformed into a dental surgery.

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Most commuters were unimpressed with an average rise in ticket prices of 3.4 per cent when they returned to work on January 2, but Govia Thameslink and Network Rail insist a swathe of upcoming benefits will make it worth your while

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