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16:03

A serious crash on the A1(M) between Stevenage and Letchworth has left a car on its side, with an air ambulance on the scene amid closures on the motorway in both directions.

An a capella group of women from Herts, Beds and Cambs are stopping off in Stevenage for a show, before flying off to the USA for an international event.

Some Great Northern rail services towards London are facing disruption this evening after an item was caught in overhead wires in the Sandy area.

A convicted paedophile living in Hitchin who used a tablet to look for pictures of girls under the age of 18, and failed to tell police of his new address, has today been jailed.

Crime-fighting canines from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit swapped police chases for photos to star in a new charity calendar.

Stevenage

16:03

A serious crash on the A1(M) between Stevenage and Letchworth has left a car on its side, with an air ambulance on the scene amid closures on the motorway in both directions.

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Hitchin

17:05

A convicted paedophile living in Hitchin who used a tablet to look for pictures of girls under the age of 18, and failed to tell police of his new address, has today been jailed.

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Letchworth & Baldock

16:03

A serious crash on the A1(M) between Stevenage and Letchworth has left a car on its side, with an air ambulance on the scene amid closures on the motorway in both directions.

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Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton

17:15

Some Great Northern rail services towards London are facing disruption this evening after an item was caught in overhead wires in the Sandy area.

Business

15:51

A long-vacant Hitchin retail site is to open as a B&M Bargains store in November, the chain has confirmed.

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A Stevenage music studio that was inadvertently flooded with raw sewage is now all cleaned up and back in business.

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In this week’s column, financial expert Peter Sharkey discusses how investors might be able to retain more of what is theirs.

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Heritage

Friday, September 14, 2018

A community fair to mark the centennial celebration of the end of the First World War will be held tomorrow.

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An online scrapbook documenting photographs and reminiscences of Wymondley parish, near Hitchin, has gone from strength to strength since being featured in the Comet.

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This year, in recognition of the centenary of women’s suffrage, Jordans Mill near Biggleswade is celebrating extraordinary women – and one particular woman whose dedication to her family’s business has been paramount to its success.

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A new play celebrating Hertfordshire’s suffrage campaigners of 100 years ago will be touring the county next month.

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Planning permission to demolish a 350-year-old cottage and build four new houses in its place has been refused.

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Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton

17:15

Some Great Northern rail services towards London are facing disruption this evening after an item was caught in overhead wires in the Sandy area.

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