Fri, 18:01

A man from Stevenage and a teenager from Hitchin were among those charged for drug-related offences in a series of police raids last week.

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Fri, 16:48

New measures on pregnancies, scans and child birth are set to take affect in the Lister and New QEII hospitals from today, after a collective of local women raised concerns about recently introduced maternity rules.

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Stevenage
Fri, 15:07

A five-year-old from Arlesey will march around his beloved football club’s pitch for a fundraising effort this weekend, and has raised more than £1,600 before he’s even set a foot on the ground.

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Thu, 17:10

A teenager who calls Stevenage home has shared his success story after rising to fame on the social media platform TikTok, where he has racked up millions of young followers.

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Stevenage
Thu, 14:00

A Hitchin-based business that has already achieved widespread success is set to launch a new range of eco-friendly, sustainable products later today.

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Wed, 16:25

Members of a North Herts BAME group have been forced to cancel the majority of their events they had planned in Hitchin and Letchworth for Black History Month.

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Wed, 11:20

Two motorbikes were stolen from a body repair shop in Stevenage last month, prompting police to appeal to the public for more information.

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Tue, 12:29

Positive cases of COVID–19 have fallen in Stevenage and North Hertfordshire in the last week, as Boris Johnson prepares to address the nation on the country’s latest coronavirus response tonight.

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Tue, 12:03

A 19-year-old man from Hitchin was arrested, then released under investigation, after he was seen allegedly in possession of a knife and behaving erratically in Hitchin last week.

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Mon, 16:53

A Hitchin-based energy company with four employees was handed a PPE contract worth almost £50 million at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been revealed.

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Mon, 14:39

As our Hitchin Hates Litter Campaign continues, we sat down with Cllr Steve Jarvis, NHDC’s executive member for environment, to discuss his thoughts on littering in Hitchin since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Hitchin
Mon, 12:06

Members of a Hitchin rotary club have been busy sipping tea and eating scones as part of fundraising for the club’s critical emergency fund, with almost £3,000 collected so far.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

A webinar has been planned that allows Stevenage residents to ask questions about a planned building development – that could see more than 520 homes, a car park and a large retail unit built in the town centre.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The owner of an historic Hitchin jewellers has spoken about the unprecedented challenges her business faced during lockdown, revealed her experience delivering orders to residents and is optimistic about the company’s future.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Police officers in Stevenage look set to target e-scooter users soon, after a rise in the number of reports of illegally used privately-owned electric scooters.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A single parent in Stevenage has described the current COVID–19 testing situation as “a total joke”, after she was told to drive more than 73 miles to her nearest available drive-in test centre.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Stevenage’s mayor and mayoress were treated to top-notch views atop the newly refurbished Watchman’s Tower, as part of a visit to a popular stately home.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A primary school in Hitchin has confirmed that one of its pupils has contracted coronavirus, after an email was sent to parents this morning.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Hitchin-based campaigners have praised North Herts District Council’s decision to place an emergency tree protection order on a historic woodland near to their homes.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

An entire Hitchin secondary school will reopen tomorrow after being closed for a day, as a member of the school’s teaching staff tested positive for coronavirus.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

One Hitchin–based business is set to benefit from the UK’s new provisional trade deal with Japan, after an economic partnership agreement was made by the two countries earlier today.

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Hitchin
Friday, September 11, 2020

One half of the popular British hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks turned out for Hitchin Town FC in a pre-season friendly match yesterday.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

With a new academic year starting, one Stevenage school has been working with an online tutoring service to help pupils get back into the swing of things after lockdown.

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Stevenage
Friday, September 11, 2020

A decision on whether or not Stevenage’s annual firework display can take place this year has been made by Stevenage Borough Council.

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Stevenage
Thursday, September 10, 2020

An emergency fund has been set up by a collective of Hitchin’s community groups to help feed residents who have been made redundant or furloughed.

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Hitchin
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A key worker from Arlesey has been on the receiving end of some community kindness, after a successful local business paved her front garden free of charge.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A popular Stevenage business has marked 2020 with a flurry of prestigious accolades, after winning big at the 2020 Decanter Retailer Awards.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

A family from Hitchin has revealed the harrowing story of their six-week-old daughter, who was born with severe brain damage and is currently fighting for her life in hospital.

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Hitchin
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The Comet is proud to announce it successfully completed the first of many community litter picks in Hitchin, which forms part of our anti-littering awareness campaign – #HitchinHatesLitter.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

A popular Letchworth bar and restauraunt has confirmed it will continue offering a discount for customers during September after the success of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

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