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Yesterday, 12:13

The Government is demanding councils build thousands of homes right across our area to meet rising demand. But could large numbers of homes lying empty make a contribution to solving the crisis? Comet chief reporter Martin Elvery investigates.

A day of family fun billed as the ultimate baby and toddler festival is coming to Hitchin – and discounted early-bird tickets went on sale yesterday.

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

An author visited a Hitchin primary school on Tuesday to share his new book with the children.

A consultation has now closed on parking charges that are to be applied in the car parks in Biggleswade town centre.

Sport

Fri, 14:21

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

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.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 19:05

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.

Stevenage defender Jack King is hoping that the club can start climbing the Sky Bet League Two table.

Jack King was full of praise for 18-year-old Ben Wilmot following his third consecutive first-team start in the 3-0 FA Cup defeat to Reading.

What's On

Yesterday, 11:56

A day of family fun billed as the ultimate baby and toddler festival is coming to Hitchin – and discounted early-bird tickets went on sale yesterday.

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.

Business

Yesterday, 10:02

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

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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

Tue, 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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Biggleswade Comet

Yesterday, 12:18

A consultation has now closed on parking charges that are to be applied in the car parks in Biggleswade town centre.

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