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A young abandoned pony, which was found wandering the streets of Potton, has been made the focus of an animal welfare charity’s Christmas appeal.

A 43-year-old man from North Herts been arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm following an alleged assault in Hitchin on Sunday.

A woman has been left “shaken up” after a man tried to steal her dog in Biggleswade yesterday.

Teachers, parents, students and union representatives gathered in Stevenage this morning to demostrate against plans to turn The Barclay School into an academy.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in Stevenage on suspicion of drugs offences, after police carried out a warrant at an address this morning.

Sport

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Biggleswade Town boss Lee Allinson hailed midfielder Soloman Nwabuokei after the Waders’ sunk play-off rivals Royston Town in a 6-4 thriller on Saturday.

Royston Town boss Steve Castle was scathing of the Crows defence after their 6-4 defeat to play-off rivals Biggleswade Town on Saturday.

Read Toby Miles’ player ratings from the vital clash between play-off contenders Royston Town and Biggleswade Town at Garden Walk.

Biggleswade Town came from behind three times to defeat play-off rivals Royston Town at Garden Walk on Saturday.

Biggleswade FC boss Dave Northfield is still ‘dreaming of a miracle’ in the FA Vase - even ahead of their third-round replay against Tring Athletic.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 21:02

Ahead of Stevenage’s U18’s FA Youth Cup third round clash with Bury at the Lamex on Wednesday read Harry Hughes exclusive interview with Harry Draper at CometSport.

Stevenage hosted Lincoln City at the Lamex in League Two on Saturday.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria has been speaking ahead of his side’s eagerly-awaited League Two clash with Lincoln City at the Lamex on Saturday.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria has warned his squad he is not afraid to bring in new players when the January transfer window opens – in a bid to prevent hemorrhaging points after another poor start cost his side the game against Swindon Town on Tuesday evening.

Stevenage travelled to Swindon Town for their League Two clash on Tuesday evening. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report from the County Ground.

What's On

Proud Hitchin lad and talented singer-songwriter Alex Francis has been speaking to Layth Yousif ahead of his live gig at Club 85 on Thursday. Read on for his in-depth Q&A on playing in New York, writing in Nashville and why 2019 is shaping up to be his year...

Tickets have gone on sale for the 2019-2020 Stevenage pantomime.

Two Christmas concerts will be held on Saturday to raise money for a charity which gives food to people in desperate need.

Tomorrow Hitchin’s Market Theatre officially starts its Christmas season with the infamous Adult Panto, which this year is titled Hansel & Gretel Go Down in the Woods.

Brit Award-winning Human singer Rag’n’Bone Man has been confirmed as the first headliner for Hertfordshire music festival Standon Calling 2019.

Business

Thursday, December 6, 2018

A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.

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70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

Yesterday, 13:36

There was a steam engine spectacle at Stevenage railway station at the weekend, as enthusiasts gathered to catch a glimpse.

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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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Businesses have also been doing their bit to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

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A woman devoted to honouring her father’s memory has been a Poppy Appeal volunteer for 35 years.

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Thousands of children across North Herts and Stevenage have carried out a wide range of activities to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I.

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A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.

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A young abandoned pony, which was found wandering the streets of Potton, has been made the focus of an animal welfare charity’s Christmas appeal.

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