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A devoted dad has died just two weeks after his Stevenage family desperately appealed for help to save his life so he could watch his two children grow up.

A man has died after he was involved in a collision with a car at the A1(M) junction 8 exit slip road last night.

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

More than £5,000 has been donated to Lister Hospital’s Butterfly Volunteer Service, which helps support dying patients.

A care home has received a damning report after an unannounced inspection by a healthcare watchdog revealed a raft of regulation breaches, with concerns over unexplained injuries, infection control and staffing.

Sport

Thu, 16:09

The non-league season for clubs from step three to six is over after the FA made the decision to expunge the season following the coronavirus outbreak.

Baldock Town boss Adam Fisher is concerned about the mental health of footballers amid the chaos caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Non-league clubs have been left with financial concerns following football’s coronavirus suspension. CometSport spoke to a number of clubs in our area to find how they are coping.

Blame it on the confined participants, blame it on mixed messages, blame it on the boogie if you want to but it appears despite an hour of confusion the non-league season is officially over.

Baldock Town boss Adam Fisher has reacted to the FA’s decision to end the campaign for all step five and six clubs due the coronavirus outbreak.

Stevenage FC

Thu, 12:47

Stevenage FC have launched their Community Careline to support the elderly self-isolating during the coronavirus outbreak.

Stevenage have pledged to support the elderly in the local community with food following the coronavirus outbreak.

English Football League has postponed games until April 3 because of the outbreak of the coronavirus.

What's On

Thu, 17:47

An emergency appeal has been launched by a popular Hertfordshire tourist attraction for funds to help with the upkeep of its animals while the wildlife park is closed during the coronavirus pandemic.

This year’s DogFest South at Knebworth House has been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Stuck at home during the coronavirus crisis and missing your local pub quiz? We’ve got the answer to your problems.

Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre is to close until further notice as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tourist attraction Knebworth House, Park & Gardens is working hard to remain open during the current coronavirus crisis to give families a safe space to visit.

Business

Tue, 16:50

Hertfordshire businesses will be supported on a local as well as national level during the coronavirus lockdown, the county’s leading organisations have vowed.

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Heritage

Wed, 17:02

War researchers are trying to find the lost artist who painted a remarkable collection of First World War oil canvasses, believed to originate from Hertfordshire.

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The Heritage Foundation is developing an urgent action plan to support the Letchworth community as the impact of coronavirus continues to be felt.

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Tourist attraction Knebworth House, Park & Gardens is working hard to remain open during the current coronavirus crisis to give families a safe space to visit.

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Standalone Farm reopens its doors on February 17, and is kicking off the new season with its biggest launch event yet – a mobile planetarium.

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North Hertfordshire Museum will mark LGBQT+ history month with a display illustrating the diversity of people in the district’s history.

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