Thursday, January 18, 2018

Do you know an unsung hero that deserves to be recognised? Well now is your time to act as the Comet Community Awards 2018 launches today.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The team at Potton Pre-School are celebrating after receiving an Ofsted report with ‘outstanding’ ratings in every category.

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Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, January 6, 2018

The deadline for school place applications is on Monday, and hundreds in Central Bedfordshire are yet to get their applications in.

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Central Beds Council
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

A road near Sandy is closed this morning due to fallen trees, as Storm Eleanor lashes the UK.

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Biggleswade Comet
Friday, December 29, 2017

Train lines between Stevenage and Peterborough have reopened after a person was struck by a train between Biggleswade and Sandy.

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British Transport Police
Monday, December 11, 2017

Burglars smashed open a charity box attached to a fundraising Christmas display in Sandy to steal the cash – but strangers have rallied to replace the stolen money several times over.

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Biggleswade Comet
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sandy Upper School has denied any impropriety surrounding the use of almost £1 million of extra funding it received amid a failed plan to become an academy.

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Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, November 18, 2017

Two 40-year-old men have been arrested after an alleged assault in a Hitchin bar last weekend – with police today launching an appeal for witnesseses.

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Biggleswade Comet
Monday, November 13, 2017

People gathered for a two-minute silence at 11am on Saturday to remember those who have lost their lives in conflict, with this year marking the 99th anniversary of the truce which ended the First World War.

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Royal British Legion
Monday, November 13, 2017

Sandy and Shefford are to left without banks after Barclays announced that it would close its branches in both towns.

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Post Office
Sunday, November 12, 2017

A stalwart of Sandy community life has been saluted after 25 years of continuous public service.

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Biggleswade Comet
Monday, November 6, 2017

Commuters from Sandy, Biggleswade, Arlesey, Hitchin and Stevenage today have the first chance to ride on two new trains offering live updates about the Tube and where to find space on board.

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Govia Thameslink
Saturday, November 4, 2017

A community group in Biggleswade is preparing for another busy year of collecting donations to create care packages for the homeless this Christmas.

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Facebook
Friday, November 3, 2017

Two Stevenage men have been cleared of attempted murder, but one of them has been jailed after being found guilty of wounding with intent.

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St Albans Crown Court
Monday, October 23, 2017

A Sandy robber who climbed into an 85-year-old widower’s bedroom and took his wedding ring from his finger has been jailed for five years.

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Luton Crown Court
Friday, October 13, 2017

Traffic is now flowing after a lorry overturned on the A1 near Biggleswade this morning.

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Biggleswade Comet
Monday, October 9, 2017

Millions of pounds meant for community projects near new housing developments have been allocated to completely different parts of Bedfordshire, the Comet can exclusively reveal.

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Adam Zerny
Sunday, October 8, 2017

Foster couples from Stotfold and Sandy were among those recognised at a celebration of the county’s foster carers.

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Central Beds Council
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A 53-year-old drug dealer has been jailed after a £2.5 million haul was discovered in a lorry bound for Sandy.

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Luton Crown Court
Friday, September 8, 2017

A stationery manufacturing boss driven out of business by overseas competition has hurled himself into a new career as a chimney sweep – and he hasn’t even seen Mary Poppins.

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Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, September 2, 2017

Your boots were made for walking, but is that what they’ll do? The ninth annual Bedfordshire Walking Festival’s coming up, and everyone’s invited to take part.

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Biggleswade Comet
Friday, August 25, 2017

Outdoor theatre company The Pantaloons are to return to the beautiful surroundings of RSPB The Lodge at Sandy this weekend for some open-air Shakespeare.

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Biggleswade Comet
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Sandy Upper School’s principal Karen Hayward has said she is “incredibly proud” of all her students as they received GCSE results today.

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Biggleswade Comet
Sunday, August 20, 2017

A touching tribute has been paid to a cherished character of Sandy and Potton who has died at the age of 81.

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Biggleswade Comet
Thursday, August 17, 2017

The head of Sandy Upper School has saluted her sixth-formers as a “brilliant year group” after they achieved a 99-per-cent pass rate in their A-level results today.

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Biggleswade Comet
Sunday, August 13, 2017

A new charity shop dedicated to an East of England air ambulance group has opened in Sandy.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Libraries in Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton, Stotfold and Shefford will have longer overall opening hours from the start of October.

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Central Bedfordshire Council
Saturday, August 5, 2017

Staff at a Sandy-based housebuilder are celebrating after their firm won a prestigious health and safety award.

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Biggleswade Comet
Friday, August 4, 2017

An Indian restaurant boss in Sandy has been hit with bills totalling more than £4,000 after he pleaded guilty to selling fake Smirnoff vodka.

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Central Bedfordshire Council
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Central Bedfordshire Council issued a brief to consultants appearing to imply that Sandy railway station might close – despite denying it wants that to happen.

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Adam Zerny

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