Saturday, November 28, 2020

Home-Start Herts is launching its Christmas fundraising challenge to help support vulnerable families during a difficult time.

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

With Christmas set to look a little different this year, the Comet is asking readers to show us how you’ve decorated your front windows, gardens and homes.

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Friday, November 13, 2020

Employers in Stevenage are raising awareness about opportunities for young people to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

A Hitchin-based company took part in a charity walk through North Herts and South Cambs on Remembrance Sunday to raise money for the Royal British Legion.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Moving from Tier One restrictions into a full-scale lockdown will cause a significant reduction in infections in Hertfordshire, the county council’s public health chief has said.

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Sunday, November 1, 2020

A campaign launched by North Herts College calling on local employers to help prepare young people for the world of work has received backing from organisations in Hertfordshire.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Luton Airport’s plan to increase its annual passenger numbers from 18 million to 19 million has been described as “morally repugnant” by anti-noise campaigners.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Stevenage and North Herts Talking Newspaper is calling for more volunteers and listeners as it celebrates its two-year anniversary.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

A couple were threatened and verbally abused by three teenage boys who approached them at a park in Stevenage.

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Five parks and nature reserves in North Herts have received Green Flag Awards to recognise the importance of well-managed green spaces.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Independent retailers are relying on Christmas sales to survive as pandemic pressures threaten to put them out of business.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

The Comet is launching its Shop Local campaign to encourage people to support their local independent businesses in the run up to Christmas.

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

Throughout lockdown, the Comet has highlighted ways in which the Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock communities have helped others during the pandemic.

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Monday, October 5, 2020

Journalism Matters. That’s the title of an annual campaign that kicks off again this week; a chance for the news media industry to shout about the good work we do for our regions and for our society as a whole.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

The company that owns this newspaper has announced it is to come under new ownership.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

As students face an uncertain future following the A-Level results debacle, North Herts College has seen students attain success in their courses before some head off to university.

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Following the cancellation of exams due to COVID-19, and the A-level results debacle last week, GCSE results are being awarded based on teacher and centre-assessed grades. Follow our live blog to see how pupils fared.

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Monday, August 17, 2020

Year 6 pupils from Stonehill School in Letchworth said an emotional goodbye to primary school despite the lockdown.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

This year, exams were cancelled due to coronavirus and results have been calculated based on mock grades. Follow our live blog to see how students fared

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

With school disrupted by coronavirus, Year 6 pupils found creative ways to say goodbye to primary school and celebrate the end of term.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

After A-Level exams were disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Hertfordshire has confirmed it will hold places for students who are appealing their results.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

In tough times like these, trusted local journalism helps keep you informed and helps keep our community together.

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

With Year 6 pupils’ final year of primary school disrupted by coronavirus, the Comet is giving children, schools and families the chance to say goodbye and wish them good luck as they move up to secondary school.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

With Year 6 pupils leaving primary education and potentially missing out on celebrations, the Comet wants to help schools, parents and students mark this milestone through our newspaper and website.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Entries are now open for the 2020 Herts Business Awards to celebrate the hard work and achievements of firms and their people over the past 12 months.

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

People living in Stevenage and Letchworth have written poetry and decorated their windows and bins for key workers.

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

People across Stevenage, Hitchin and Letchworth drew pictures, wrote poems and decorated their windows to say thank you to NHS staff and key workers.

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Sunday, April 26, 2020

A ‘Scrub Hub’ has been set up in Hertfordshire to respond to the desperate need for scrubs in the county’s hospitals, clinics and GP surgeries.

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