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.
The team at Potton Pre-School are celebrating after receiving an Ofsted report with ‘outstanding’ ratings in every category.
The deadline for school place applications is on Monday, and hundreds in Central Bedfordshire are yet to get their applications in.
A road near Sandy is closed this morning due to fallen trees, as Storm Eleanor lashes the UK.
Train lines between Stevenage and Peterborough have reopened after a person was struck by a train between Biggleswade and Sandy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sandy and Shefford are to left without banks after Barclays announced that it would close its branches in both towns.
A stalwart of Sandy community life has been saluted after 25 years of continuous public service.
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.
A community group in Biggleswade is preparing for another busy year of collecting donations to create care packages for the homeless this Christmas.
Two Stevenage men have been cleared of attempted murder, but one of them has been jailed after being found guilty of wounding with intent.
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.
Traffic is now flowing after a lorry overturned on the A1 near Biggleswade this morning.
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.
Foster couples from Stotfold and Sandy were among those recognised at a celebration of the county’s foster carers.
A 53-year-old drug dealer has been jailed after a £2.5 million haul was discovered in a lorry bound for Sandy.
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.
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.
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.
Sandy Upper School’s principal Karen Hayward has said she is “incredibly proud” of all her students as they received GCSE results today.
A touching tribute has been paid to a cherished character of Sandy and Potton who has died at the age of 81.
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.
A new charity shop dedicated to an East of England air ambulance group has opened in Sandy.
Libraries in Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton, Stotfold and Shefford will have longer overall opening hours from the start of October.
Staff at a Sandy-based housebuilder are celebrating after their firm won a prestigious health and safety award.
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.
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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