Friday, April 12, 2019

A group of Hitchin schoolchildren have become the first to graduate from an innovative, ground-breaking project at Letchworth-based Garden House Hospice Care.

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Hitchin Letchworth
Thursday, April 4, 2019

A nursery school in Hitchin has today been give the go-ahead to take children as young as two.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Ownership of a multi-million pound piece of public art at Stevenage’s newly-named Barclay Academy will be retained by Herts County Council, even though the school now belongs to a private sponsor.

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Herts County Council Barclay School Stevenage
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Money is one of the biggest causes of stress and anxiety and can lead to serious mental health issues, writes Kim Masters on Time to Talk Day 2019.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Funds have been allocated to stop HGVs using a country lane as a shortcut, as part of Herts County Council’s budget-setting process.

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Herts County Council
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Hertfordshire’s adult care boss has highlighted some of the significant issues facing the care system – both locally and nationally – during a hearing at the House of Lords.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Friday, January 18, 2019

Terry Woolfe from the Stevenage Liberal Synagogue has been discussing this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Stevenage Borough Council Stevenage
Thursday, December 27, 2018

It was a healthy start to the month as many seemingly stuck to those new year’s resolutions and came out in their hundreds to support the launch of Letchworth parkrun.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A transport service which patients rely on to take them to and from hospital appointments has been axed.

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Nick Carver NHS Herts County Council Lister Hospital
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Plans for the future of the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service will now go out to consultation, despite concerns that had led to a temporary halt in the process.

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Bosses at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital are looking at ways to speed up the time it takes to hand over patients from ambulance staff to the Emergency Department, having plummeted from being the best performer in the east of England to having less than half of cases meet national targets.

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Lister Hospital NHS Stevenage
Friday, December 14, 2018

Residents at a Letchworth care home were well and truly in 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

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