Friday, November 17, 2017

The new waste contractor for North and East Hertfordshire has today been announced as the two authorities enter a joint contract.

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North Herts District Council
Monday, October 30, 2017

Lewis Hamilton is not only a hero to millions around the globe after clinching his fourth Formula 1 world title in dramatic circumstances in Mexico on Sunday his rise through the ranks of the sport also encouraged a St Ippolyts man to greater heights.

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Lewis Hamilton
Friday, October 13, 2017

Two satellites for which vital systems were built at Airbus Defence & Space in Stevenage have been blasted into space.

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European Union
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Do you live with a disability but love the chance to dance? Next weekend you can, when the Strictly Come Dancing for wheelchair-using, blind, deaf and mentally-impaired dancers from across Europe comes to Stevenage.

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United Kingdom
Friday, September 8, 2017

CometSport’s Layth Yousif interviewed Darren Sarll ahead of Stevenage’s Sky Bet League Two match against rivals Lincoln City. Read the transcript of what he had to say about tomorrow’s game.

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Joe Martin
Thursday, September 7, 2017

A recording studio designer and acoustician who has worked with music greats such as The Beatles has been awarded an honorary doctorate for his contributions to the audio industry.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, July 20, 2017

“We just don’t know what impact Brexit will have on business, but we’re determined to remain an integral part of the European space programme.”

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Airbus
Saturday, July 8, 2017

The best-selling Canadian author of the DCI Banks crime series is set to introduce and sign his new novel in Letchworth.

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BBC
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Ever fancied following in the footsteps of Yuri Gagarin or Neil Armstrong and fulfilling your childhood dream of becoming an astronaut?

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Nadine Dorries
Monday, June 19, 2017

The Comet has been tracking Stevenage’s inspirational Twin Towns cyclists as they rode across five countries in their bid to raise as much money as possible for Lister Hospital – and the message after more than 1,000 kilometeres is: ‘We did it!’

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Lister Hospital
Friday, June 16, 2017

The Comet has been tracking Stevenage’s inspirational Twin Towns cyclists as they continue they dig deep on the most gruelling stage of their ride across Europe to raise £100,000 for Lister Hospital.

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Lister Hospital
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A formidable group of riders were given a warm send-off in Stevenage as they set off on their inspirational 1,000km ride through Europe to raise £100,000 for the Lister Hospital.

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Lister Hospital
Saturday, June 10, 2017

A fiercely independent man with a keen sense of adventure marked his 100th birthday on Sunday.

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Pam Stuart
Friday, June 9, 2017

Conservative Party leader Theresa May has pledged to form a new government following last night’s General Election.

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Stephen McPartland
Friday, June 2, 2017

It was standing room only tonight as the six candidates fighting Peter Lilley’s former seat in next week’s General Election addressed a packed hall in Hitchin this evening.

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Peter Lilley
Saturday, May 20, 2017

There’s not long to go until the inspirational Twin Town 1000k riders embark on their gruelling ride across Europe to raise £100,000 for Stevenage’s Lister Hospital

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Stephen McPartland
Friday, May 19, 2017

“When it comes to politics, I am an outsider. But I have become so fed up with what I see as incompetence and indifference on the part of those who are supposed to be representing our interests that I decided it was time to step up. I believe our elected leaders should represent the best interests of our country, not play political games with our future. I was outraged with the complete ineptitude of David Cameron and the lies of the Leave campaigners, and am now horrified by the direction Theresa May has taken, barrelling towards a disastrous Hard Brexit. So I am standing as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Stevenage, to stand up for our future.

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David Cameron
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Read the Comet’s exclusive interview with Bim Afolami – Hitchin and Harpenden’s Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate as he talks about education, transport – and Jay-Z...

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Jeremy Corbyn
Thursday, May 4, 2017

It is standing room only. A politician is holding court to a packed room. A line of people snakes out of the building and onto to the pavement outside trying to catch a snippet of her speech.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

After all the months of debates about Brexit and Britain leaving the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May has finally started the process by sending a formal letter to European Council president Donald Tusk today. It follows the UK’s vote to leave the EU by 52 per cent to 48 per cent in the referendum on 23 June last year.

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Peter Lilley
Friday, March 24, 2017

With rumours swirling around Westminster that Prime Minister Theresa May is exploring the possibility of calling a snap general election on May 4, now has never been a better time for young people to engage with the political process – and help influence the debate.

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Peter Lilley
Friday, March 10, 2017

A 28-year-old man from Codicote who is a passionate campaigner and advocate for learning disability rights has gained a seat on the board of a group which advises on the subject.

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Europe
Friday, March 10, 2017

Stevenage MP Stephen McPartland met with top executives at Lloyds Bank executives to give a business speech – and backed Twin Towns 1000k riders who were picked as one of the bank’s two chosen charities.

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Stephen McPartland
Monday, January 23, 2017

A Hitchin war hero has been awarded the highest French medal for military and civil merit – the Legion of Honour.

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France

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