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The vascular surgery team at the East and North Herts NHS Trust has received national recognition for being the second fastest in the country for unblocking cartoid arteries – a procedure which must be done quickly to reduce the risk of further strokes in patients.

Motorists are being told to avoid the area surrounding the A1(M) Letchworth Gate junction and the A505 after a crash involving a car and a pedestrian near to the motorway sliproad.

Herts County Council and the Police and Crime Commissioner both want a rise in council tax due to the increasing demand on their services.

Three men have bared all - well not quite all - and made a calendar to raise money to help pay for vital physiotherapy for a nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy.

A bus driver intervened after a man tried to grab onto a Hitchin sixth-former’s arm at a bus stop.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:02

There has been a pitch inspection scheduled before Biggleswade Town’s match against Hereford FC on Tuesday night,

North Herts Road Runners clinched silverware in a weekend of success for the popular club.

Welwyn gained revenge for defeat in last year’s final by beating Stevenage Town 10-3 in the quarter-final of the Herts Presidents’ Tankard.

Letchworth lost to Diss 41-7 at Legends Lane at the weekend.

For the latest news on Hitchin Town including Mark Burke’s manager’s notes read CometSport’s extensive round-up...

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 15:00

Read CometSport for Darren Sarll on the latest Stevenage transfer news – as he also hails captain, leader, legend Ronnie Henry

Stevenage boss Darren Sarll was delighted with his hard working youngsters after Boro secured a ‘good point’ against Carlisle United in a 0-0 draw at a soaked Lamex.

There was nothing to separate Stevenage and Carlisle United on Saturday, as the Cumbrians held Boro 0-0 at the Lamex in an evenly matched tie.

There was nothing to separate Stevenage and Carlisle United on Saturday, as the Cumbrians held Boro 0-0 at the Lamex.

The 18-year-old has impressed for Boro since coming into the first-team and is drawing interest from the top flight.

What's On

Yesterday, 15:35

Organisers of an annual Hertfordshire festival have announced the first family acts for this summer’s spectacular.

The Stevenage Lytton Players are celebrating their 70th year of drama with a show that has everything.

The ‘Godfather of Swing’ will be making a brief stop off in the UK this week – and has chosen North Herts as his destination.

Singer-songwriter James Blunt will play Newmarket Nights at the famous racecourse this summer.

Plan B will headline an outdoor concert at Newmarket Racecourses this summer.

Business

Saturday, January 20, 2018

An award-winning businesswoman from Walkern is to share tips at a networking breakfast next Thursday morning.

Events & Exhibitions

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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

Sunday, January 21, 2018

The profession of ‘colporteur’ no longer exists in the 21st century, but in the decades either side of 1900 these door-to-door book salesmen were a ubiquitous part of British life.

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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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Biggleswade Comet

Yesterday, 18:02

There has been a pitch inspection scheduled before Biggleswade Town’s match against Hereford FC on Tuesday night,

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