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Yesterday, 17:54

A road into Hitchin has been shut this evening after a car crashed into a utility pole – with reports it has snapped in half.

A have-a-go hero chased a blade-wielding robber through Stevenage as he made off with a bag he had snatched.

A former headteacher has been charged with six offences relating to online child sex abuse images.

Baldock welcomed a new quirky coffee and vinyl store to its High Street on Saturday.

Hitchin town centre was packed with lovers of good drink and fine delicacies at the weekend during the annual wine and food festival.

Sport

Yesterday, 14:37

Layth Yousif paid a visit to Royston’s British Superbike rider Luke Mossey at his home in the town to catch up with the rising star.

Hitchin Town’s visit to old friends Hereford has rekindled a host of memories for boss Mark Burke this week.

New: Hitchin Town round-up

Friday, November 17, 2017

Hitchin Town are looking forward to a big game against Hereford FDC at Edgar Stret on Saturday. Read on for all the latest news on the club from manager Mark Burke’s team notes, from supporters away travel, fixtures chances, Hitchin Ladies, youths, the perfect Christmas present and much, much more...

It’s been a busy week for all levels and ages at the Shefford and Sandy Hockey Club. Read our CometSport round-up...

Hitchin 24-39 Old Streetonians

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hitchin lost 24-39 to Old Streetonians at the weekend.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 22:39

Stevenage play fallen giants Coventry City at the Lamex on Tuesday in Sky Bet League Two, but how much do you know about the rich and sometimes troubled history of Boro’s rivals? Read Layth Yousif’s in-depth feature on this proud club and city who are attempting to rise again.

A brave Stevenage effort was to no avail as they lost 1-0 to a Kane Hemmings’ first half goal against Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Saturday.

Stevenage face a tough trip to atmospheric Field Mill to take on Steve Evans Mansfield Town on Saturday.

CometSport paid a visit to Bragbury End to hear Stevenage boss Darren Sarll has been saying this week as he previews Stevenage’s trip to play Steve Evans Mansfield Town.

Stevenage’s starlets staged a superb comeback to triumph 4-1 at Bromley in the FA Youth Cup on Thursday evening.

What's On

Yesterday, 13:53

Hitchin town centre was packed with lovers of good drink and fine delicacies at the weekend during the annual wine and food festival.

A former hairdresser turned spiritualist medium returns to Stevenage next week for an evening of clairvoyance.

Bah, humbug! Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and a series of ghosts are coming to the stage in Knebworth this week.

The first line-up announcement for a Hertfordshire music festival will be made at a special Christmas party being held next month.

Get your taste buds ready – the Hitchin Wine & Food Festival is back this weekend.

Business

Yesterday, 12:13

Hitchin’s only Thai restaurant is to close its doors this weekend – but only temporarily, ahead of a move to new Hermitage Road premises.

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Heritage

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Hitchin’s historic parish church is to block off one of its chapels as a monument to the strife of Indian partition.

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The hidden secrets of history lie in books of accounts. How people spent their money tells the tale.

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Back in 1992, it was feared that more than 1,000 years of having a watermill in Stotfold had literally gone up in smoke.

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The Hitchin and Letchworth 18 Plus Group that met during the 1980s is set to reunite at its old meeting place next weekend.

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A writer and playwright who grew up in Hitchin is set to return home to speak about her first novel as part of Black History Month.

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Biggleswade Comet

Yesterday, 08:13

A Potton butcher’s shop which was forced to close by a freak car crash is set to reopen tomorrow.

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