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The Comet has been the leading source of local news in its marketplace since 1971. Through its newspaper, website, e-edition and social media channels, it offers unrivalled coverage of local news and gives the local businesses the opportunity to promote their brand to larger audiences through local newspaper advertising.

We Connect Businesses to Communities

Choose to advertise with The Comet and we will help you reach an engaged, local audience covering key area such as Hitchin and Knebworth. We can reach more people across more platforms more often, whilst consistently reinforcing your business message. We can help your business reach the right audiences at the right time so contact us now and a member of our team will be in touch to help you find the right options for your business, your budget and your target customer.

Local Advertising Area Coverage

Promote your business and expand your local advertising coverage by advertising in The Comet. Make sure you are advertising to local audiences within the following areas by using our range of print and digital advertising products and services and let us help you grow your business.

Key Areas Covered

  • Broadwater
  • Chells
  • Chells Manor
  • Great Ashby
  • Fishers Green
  • Pin Green
  • Poplars
  • Shephall
  • St Nicholas
  • Hitchin Hill
  • Oughton
  • Shefford
  • Walsworth
  • Arlesey
  • Baldock
  • Grange
  • Icknield
  • Letchworth
  • Lordship
  • Stotfold

Audience Data


Source: Print ABC Jan-Dec 2019. Readership: NMA/JICREG Jan-Dec 2019. Web/mobile Omniture/Adobe Analytics Jan-June 2021.

Digital Marketing Services from LOCALiQ

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Display Advertising

We'll place your advertisement in the ideal spot for your audience by collaborating with more than 100 publications across the UK and leveraging our ad network relationships. For you and your company, our newspaper sites are 3 times more effective in generating leads.

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Paid Search

Our PPC (pay-per-click) campaign management solution will quickly position your services at the top of the search engine results. To maximise your budget and produce cost-effective leads, we'll publish your ads in front of the appropriate audiences.

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