Friday, December 14, 2018

Residents at a Letchworth care home got well and truly into the Christmas spirit last Wednesday, as they took a festive trip to Frosts Garden Centre in Willington.

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Letchworth
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Health bosses at the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust are investigating after a patient was injected with local anaesthetic on the wrong side of their body.

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Stevenage
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Violent drug gangs have taken hold in Stevenage, with police officers raiding homes, making arrests and seizing thousands of pounds worth of illegal drugs every week in a bid to tackle the growing problem.

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Herts police
Sunday, December 2, 2018

A £450,000 scheme for two temporary travellers sites in Central Bedfordshire has cleared another hurdle – but where they are located will need to be thoroughly debated, councillors have said.

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Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, December 1, 2018

A former Shefford care home is to be turned into temporary housing for local people in need of a roof over their head.

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Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Shefford
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Following the centenary of the WWI Armistice being signed and the conclusion of a weekly column in the Comet to mark every week of the conflict for the past four years, military historian and Herts at War project manager Dan Hill reflects on what has been achieved

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Stevenage Hitchin Letchworth
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Six deaths within a year on a railway line through Bedfordshire have triggered a call for Network Rail to take action.

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Adam Zerny Network Rail Biggleswade Comet
Sunday, November 18, 2018

Science, technology, engineering and maths form the building blocks of the majority of significant industries around the globe at the moment, and as technology is likely to drive markets even further forward, the importance of building these skills will only increase in the future.

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Stevenage
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Plans for up to 150 new homes and a new school site on land west of Hitchin Road in Shefford have been approved.

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Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Shefford
Saturday, November 3, 2018

North East Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt gives his thoughts on Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget statement, which was delivered on Monday.

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NHS Biggleswade Comet
Friday, October 19, 2018

Eight employees who lost their jobs following the takeover of a Stevenage coach firm have been awarded a total of more than £40,000.

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Cambridge
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Brave volunteers are set to walk over hot coals of up to 538ºC in Little Wymondley to raise money for a Letchworth-based hospice charity.

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Garden House Hospice Care Letchworth
Friday, October 12, 2018

It takes a very special person to be involved in palliative care, and vicar’s wife Sarah Bell has all the right attributes.

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Letchworth
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hitchin’s Paul Harris opens up about his severe anxiety as we mark World Mental Health Day.

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NHS Hitchin
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Langford’s Hannah Brown, who set up peer-to-peer support group An Ear To Hear after her own experiences of anorexia, gives her thoughts on World Mental Health Day.

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Biggleswade Comet
Monday, October 8, 2018

The number of pensioner households in Central Bedfordshire will grow by more than three-quarters within 25 years, according to official projections.

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Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Potton Shefford Arlesey Stotfold
Saturday, October 6, 2018

A dad from Arlesey is set for the Royal Parks Half Marathon this Sunday in aid of Tommy’s – the charity that helped him and his family when his daughter when she was born premature.

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Lister Hospital Arlesey
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

People in Stevenage are among the happiest in the UK, according to a new survey from the Office for National Statistics.

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Stevenage
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Congratulations are due to Cyril and Jean Andrews from St Ippolyts, who today celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary – that’s 70 years of marriage.

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Hitchin
Thursday, September 27, 2018

The number of criminals in Bedfordshire prosecuted for knife crime, after previously being caught carrying a blade, has increased by more than half over the last three years.

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Bedfordshire Police Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Stotfold Shefford Arlesey Potton
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The proportion of five-year-olds getting both MMR jabs in Central Bedfordshire is higher than average, but still below target.

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NHS Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Herts County Council have decided to go ahead with proposals to put a weight restriction on all or part of the A507.

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Baldock

Bedfordshire Police close investigations without identifying a suspect in almost nine out of 10 household burglaries and seven in 10 reported vehicle thefts, new analysis shows.

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Home Office Bedfordshire Police Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Potton Shefford Stotfold Arlesey
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A scaffolder from Stevenage has been given a 12-year extended sentence for fondling, kissing and trying to have sex with a woman who has learning difficulties.

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St Albans Crown Court Stevenage
Sunday, September 2, 2018

Lilley businessman Dino Maroudias has a new spring in his step – not just thanks to the life-saving kidney donated by his brother Andy in 2007, but also to his growing reputation as a sportsman with the Great Britain transplant athletes team.

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Hitchin
Monday, August 20, 2018

Hundreds of workers in North Herts, Stevenage and Central Beds are claiming Universal Credit as their low wages are not enough to live on.

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Biggleswade Comet Stevenage Hitchin Letchworth Baldock Biggleswade
Friday, August 17, 2018

The number of couples forming civil partnerships in Central Bedfordshire has fallen dramatically since same-sex marriage was legalised, ONS figures show.

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Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Potton
Friday, August 17, 2018

Car thefts increased last year in Bedfordshire according to the latest police recorded crime figures, likely propelled by an increase in keyless cars.

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Home Office Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Potton Shefford Stotfold Arlesey
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A drunken burglar from Stotfold “went berserk” and caused almost £75,000 in damage to a family’s Lake District second home during a five-day trespass.

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Biggleswade Comet Stotfold

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