Saturday, March 28, 2020

Every month until Hitchin Pride, the Comet will feature members of the LGBQT+ community – who will share their personal experiences with the wider world.

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Hitchin’s town centre manager has reacted to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget that was announced earlier this week – describing the relief packages as coming at the “perfect time”.

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Hitchin
Saturday, February 29, 2020

A Stevenage campaigner is hoping to raise £400 for the Alzheimer’s Society in memory of his nan and best friend Iris Brown, who sadly died in September last year.

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Stevenage
Monday, February 24, 2020

Every month until Hitchin Pride, the Comet will feature members of the LGBQT+ community – who will share their personal experiences with the wider world.

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Hitchin
Monday, February 10, 2020

More than 1,500 people waiting for social housing in North Hertfordshire are stuck in unhygienic, cramped or inadequate accommodation, new figures reveal.

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Stevenage councillors want the government to come up with alternative proposals to cut congestion on the A1(M) – after highlighting their own fears about ‘smart’ motorways.

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Stevenage
Friday, January 31, 2020

Following the announcement of Hitchin’s inaugural Pride in July, the Comet team are proud to say we will be featuring a monthly diary from members of the LGBQT+ community – who will share their experiences with the wider world.

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Stevenage Letchworth Hitchin

Homelessness in 2020 is an issue I hoped our council would not still be facing at the start of a new decade. Unfortunately, we have a growing housing crisis nationally which means so many people and families are struggling to obtain and sustain accommodation.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Today, the Comet is putting a spotlight on homelessness in Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A teenage boy who stabbed three people in Stevenage and Letchworth – with two incidents occurring while he was on bail – has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

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Letchworth Stevenage
Monday, December 30, 2019

Plans for 85 new homes of the former site of a special school in Stevenage have been given the green light.

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Stevenage
Saturday, December 28, 2019

July saw a heady mix of sun, family fun and love on a well-known island.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

Grandparents living in a village near Stevenage have been raising money to help find a cure for their grandson’s life-limiting disease.

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Stevenage

Pregnant women are to be ‘paid’ to stop smoking as part of a £49,500 public health pilot scheme in Hertfordshire.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

An inquest into the death of a 22-year-old woman from Shefford – who sadly died in a Cambodian hostel while backpacking through Southeast Asia – was held today and has resulted in an open verdict.

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Shefford
Sunday, October 27, 2019

A call has been made for a speed limit to be imposed on mobility scooters in Stevenage town centre.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

A leisure business in Henlow is being allowed to expand its tourism activities, despite councillors’ fears about road safety on the A507 outside the main entrance.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Students at a Hitchin dance school have had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share the floor with Royal Ballet and CATS star Wayne Sleep.

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Hitchin
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Residents at a Hitchin care home have performed a play to remember – after spending months in rehearsal.

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Hitchin
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Henlow’s Paul Harris talks to the Comet about what it means to live with depression to mark World Mental Health Day.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

In a special column to mark World Mental Health Day today, Monelle Bryce-Reid – who lives in Letchworth and now works in the marketing and communications department at the University of Hertfordshire – writes about her experience of wellbeing in the workplace.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

A digger driver from Hitchin accused of murdering a wealthy Gosmore farmer told a jury yesterday that when he made love to the man’s estranged wife he would tell her he was going to get rid of her husband to sexually arouse her.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Scooters, classic cars and a film crew have congregated in the car park of a Stevenage pub this afternoon, where a scene for the Quadrophenia-inspired film, To Be Someone, is being shot.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A wealthy farmer from Gosmore whose body was found on a secluded riverbank on the edge of Hitchin got his estranged wife’s lover sacked from his job, a murder trial jury heard this week.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Citizens Advice Stevenage has announced the appointment of its new interim chief executive.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

A scheme for up to 150 homes on farm land in Langford has been approved, despite more than 120 objections from residents.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Councillors have signalled they will take steps to ensure Stevenage Old Town is not left without a post office.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

A wealthy farmer from Gosmore was murdered by his estranged wife and her lover who had a “venomous hatred” for him, a jury heard during the opening of the trial today.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Less than 10 per cent of residents in Stevenage, North East Beds and Mid Beds have backed a pro-EU petition to revoke Article 50.

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Stevenage Hitchin
Friday, August 23, 2019

Stotfold Town Council may take legal action against Central Bedfordshire Council over plans for access to a new school close to a small area of land it leases.

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Stotfold

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