Biggleswade News

Monday, February 4, 2019

A member of a Hitchin running club is set to take on a gruelling 75-mile run to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

The northbound line between Hitchin and Peterborough has now re-opened after a points failure near Biggleswade this morning.

There are delays on the northbound line between Hitchin and Peterborough this morning after a points failure near Biggleswade.

A Letchworth shoe store is set to close after trading in Leys Avenue for 56 years.

Some commuters in North Herts have given a “hesitant thumbs up”, while others remain disappointed in further rail timetable changes which were implemented last Monday.

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

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Biggleswade FC have been drawn to face Windsor FC as they look to extend their best ever run in the FA Vase, writes Charlie Coleman.

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An 80-year-old adventurer and member of the Sandy Photography club has had the ‘holiday of a lifetime’ with a prestigious big cat photographic safari.

Biggleswade residents can treat themselves to a festive feast with a Christmas dinner-themed pizza.

A Biggleswade man has been fined almost £300 for taking his hands off the wheel to make a two fingered gesture at a speed camera.

Today is a sad day, as it marks our last Biggleswade, Sandy & Potton edition of the Comet.

Campaign groups have expressed their anger after a dog was put down following a fall at Henlow Greyhound Stadium on Saturday.

A new pub built by McMullen and Sons has opened in the Kings Reach area of Biggleswade, just in time for Christmas.

The manager of STS Tyre Pros in Letchworth has organised food collections at seven centres across three counties to donate to the North Herts foodbank at Christmas.

A tree is blocking the Great Northern line, meaning there are no southbound train services at Arlesey.

The lives of loved ones were celebrated with a special carol service and lights event at Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice.

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

A Stotfold woman has raised nearly £10,000 for Garden House Hospice Care with an evening of prosecco and pampering, in memory of beloved mum and grandmother.

An a cappella group with members from Royston and South Cambs are ready to round off their hugely successful year with some Christmas performances.

A Potton choir group has received a bursary of £750 from building company CALA Homes.

Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice staff are preparing for its Lights of Love event this Sunday, which is dedicated to remembering loved ones at Christmas.

Festive spirit is spreading, with the Potton Christmas lights switch-on having taken place.

As it was the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery yesterday, Bedfordshire Police have told us what they’re doing to tackle modern-day slavery in the county.

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.

Bedfordshire Police is supporting an international campaign to raise awareness of and tackle domestic abuse.

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

Biggleswade’s Jordans Mill is launching its annual Christmas trail for children next week to get people in the festive spirit.

Today’s announcement of a fare increase of 3.1 per cent has been met with “dismay and fury” by Letchworth and Royston rail users.

The Biggleswade Carnival Committee have awarded a number of organisations and charities cheques at their presentation night, after a successful carnival season.

A Langford mental health campaigner has organised a donation drive for women needing refuge support in Biggleswade – and it all starts with a handbag.

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