GALLERY: New look Comet launches

12:48 06 March 2012

Leader of SBC Cllr Sharon Taylor

Leader of SBC Cllr Sharon Taylor

Archant

WHEN your weekly Comet dropped onto your doormat last week, you may have noticed something different.

Your favourite local newspaper has had a makeover, and reaction so far suggests it’s gone down well.

Our town centre managers enjoyed a good peek, and we’ve also had readers tweeting in their comments and pictures.

The new design is a cleaner, fresher look but still contains all the news in Comet country that matters to our readers most.

You can pick up your new look Comet, out every Thursday, from a variety of outlets in Herts and Beds. For a full list, visit ow.ly/9tFLB

You can also follow The Comet on Twitter, @thecomet24

10 comments

  • I totally agree with you. The Advertiser is the only local paper I read now as its the only paper I receive. As far as im concerned and im sure I speak for many other people in the community the Comet doesnt exist anymore!!!

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    Lord Henry

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012

  • I am an old disabled man and think the Comet have discriminated against the elderly and disabled. I cant get out anymore these days and I havent had a Comet delivered for years. However I am sure cutting costs on your distribution is more important than the general public or any of your more fortunate readers who are able to get out and pick one up !

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    Lord Henry

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012

  • lol it would be nice to get one to look at, they must still be trying to find my house.

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    Andy Capp

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012

  • Can't say I noticed, and as it went straight under the cats' saucers as usual, I can't say they noticed either.

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    Adrian Cherry

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012

  • Why doesn't the Comet get delivered any more, we haven't received a copy for a very long time. Yet you say we can pick them up from a variety of outlets, why should we pay for something that is supposed to be delivered free?

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    Dan N

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012

  • As an expat living in Oz I look forward to reading the online version every Thursday, looks much clearer and less cluttered, thank you for making my weekly browse even more enjoyable. :0)

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    Stoo62

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012

  • Yep, like most others I haven't recieved the Comet through my letterbox for years and the online version hardly ever works so a complete waste of a makeover!

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    kaleef14

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012

  • I never get the Comet but always receive the Advertiser. I think you need to address your deliveries before wasting time on your 'New Look'

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    Darren G

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012

  • "Your favourite local newspaper has had a makeover, and reaction so far suggests it’s gone down well." Erm, see below.

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    Barry Denton-Maclennan

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012

  • I never get the Comet but always receive the Advertiser. I think you need to address your deliveries before wasting time on your 'New Look'

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    Darren G

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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