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Luton Airport is pressing ahead with expansion plans following the announcement of a third runway for Heathrow.

Traffic is building in Stevenage following reports of a crash on a roundabout close to the A1(M).

A train tracking fault that affected rail information for Great Northern and Thameslink services has now been resolved.

A teenager is in hospital after after a pair of robbers chased him into a Biggleswade park and assaulted him last night.

The sweltering heat made this year’s Hitchin Hard Half Marathon even harder – but it made for a great day in the North Hertfordshire sunshine.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:49

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the 2018 French Grand Prix from pole position with a “faultless performance”.

Which one of these four players is England’s greatest right midfielder of all time?

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will start the 2018 French Grand Prix from pole position after spearheading a Mercedes one-two in qualifying at the Circuit Paul Ricard.

Which one of these nine defenders is England’s greatest centre back of all time?

Some England kits from previous World Cups have been more memorable than the team’s performance, but can you match the England kit to the tournament it was worn in?

Stevenage FC

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Passionate Stevenage fan Owen Rodbard gives his lowdown on the eight summer signings arriving at the Lamex as the Dino Maamria revolution gathers pace.

Stevenage has re-signed former favourite Joel Byrom after the midfielder was released by Mansfield Town last month.

The Dino Maamria revolution continues at Stevenage as he announces his management team for the forthcoming season.

Passionate Stevenage season ticket holder Owen Rodbard previews the club’s 2018-19 League Two campaign after the fixtures were released on Thursday morning.

Stevenage FC’s fixtures for their forthcoming 2018-19 League Two season have been announced. Read CometSport for more.

What's On

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Cliff Richard fans will be able to see the singer perform live in concert from the comfort of a cinema seat later this year.

The Wilkestock Festival 2018 line-up has been announced – with profits from the music event once again going to charity.

Prepare for a new stage show celebrating the golden anniversary of one of Motown Records’ most iconic songs.

Generous grants have enabled organisers of a popular Hertfordshire village music festival to offer even more free events this year.

An aircraft hangar at IWM Duxford will be transformed into a dance hall for a 1940s swing and jazz evening.

Business

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

St George’s flags may becoming a regular sight thanks to England’s exploits in the World Cup, but a street in Stevenage Old Town was sporting the red and yellow of Spain on Saturday to mark World Tapas Day.

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Heritage

Saturday, June 23, 2018

A First World War centenary exhibition in Hitchin includes a research service to help visitors trace their relatives. Comet chief reporter JP Asher has been in to try to learn more about his great-grandfather.

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An aircraft hangar at IWM Duxford will be transformed into a dance hall for a 1940s swing and jazz evening.

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Memories of joy, tears and above all getting barred have been shared after a giant of Hitchin’s past died at his adopted home in Thailand.

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Hitchin’s British Schools Museum has won a £54,525 grant to shine a light on the life and legacy of a 19th-century education pioneer.

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With Bike Week 2018 well under way, the Comet has been looking at how Biggleswade played a crucial role in the development of the bicycle as we know it today.

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Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is celebrating the ‘vital role’ of its many volunteers during Volunteers’ Week – and is encouraging more residents to donate their time.

Biggleswade Comet

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A teenager is in hospital after after a pair of robbers chased him into a Biggleswade park and assaulted him last night.

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