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Herts police’s superintendent Julie Wheatley has been recognised by North Herts District Council for her exceptional contribution to the community.

A casualty was taken to hospital after a car crash in Stevenage yesterday.

A Hitchin councillor has expressed concerns after North Herts District Council’s planning committee voted to approve plans for a concrete plant off the B656 between Hitchin and Codicote.

A team of Stevenage cyclists has come second in Cycling UK’s last ever national Tourist Competition.

A disused shop will be used to showcase plans for the major regeneration of Stevenage town centre.

Sport

Thu, 13:46

Saracens fans in Hertfordshire can take advantage of free travel to take them to Allianz Park for the Heineken Champions Cup clash with Glasgow Warriors.

James Watt once again dominated the score sheet as Datchworth continued their good form at Tabard with a 17-3 win.

Hitchin Ladies First XV stretched their winning streak to 10 games and moved eight points clear at the top of the league as they beat second placed Royston 15-5 in a Hertfordshire derby on Sunday afternoon.

There are now just eight days left until the deadline for entries to our 2018 Comet Sports Awards next Friday (January 18), writes Lee Power.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke has been left unhappy after starting 2019 with two defeats.

Stevenage FC

Stevenage have signed Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Oliver Byrne on-loan until the end of the season.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria wants to keep Steve Seddon at the club with his loan deal set to come to an end.

James Ball is hoping his two-goal performance in Stevenage’s 2-1 win over Crawley Town on Saturday showed boss Dino Maamria what he is capable of.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria described both James Ball and new signing Moses Makasi as “terrific” after they played starring roles in Boro’s 2-1 win over Crawley Town at The Lamex Stadium.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria was delighted with his side after they battled to a 2-1 win over Crawley Town in Sky Bet League Two at The Lamex Stadium on Saturday.

What's On

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Tickets for an annual charity music festival in Codicote will go on sale next month.

Organisers of an annual Hertfordshire music festival have made a 50:50 gender balance pledge.

A pop music video filmed at Knebworth House has been nominated for a BRIT Award.

Planning a 2019 wedding? Brides-to-be and newly engaged couples are encouraged to head over to Knebworth this weekend for Bride: The Wedding Show.

A new illustrated book, A-Z of Letchworth Garden City, has been published just in time for Christmas.

Business

Yesterday, 09:55

If a business idea worked in the past, there’s every chance it’ll work again, says Peter Sharkey.

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70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

Tue, 13:50

People gathered at Hitchin’s war memorial on Sunday to remember the town’s only Victoria Cross winner – as a commemorative paving stone honouring him was unveiled.

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An appeal is being launched to help raise the final £200,000 needed for the major renovation and modification of a Grade I-listed church - the oldest building in Stevenage.

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Hitchin’s only Victoria Cross winner is set to be honoured with a memorial stone this Sunday.

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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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