Biggleswade News

Thursday, April 2, 2020

A theatre worker from Stevenage has been told she must pay the full cost of her residential car parking permit, despite having no income during the coronavirus lockdown.

Bus users will find it increasingly difficult to use Arriva, Unobus and Centrebus as they reduce their services.

Train operator Govia Thameslink are warning passengers not to travel to or from London on the East Coast Main Line this weekend due to planned engineering works.

Rail passengers are being advised to double-check travel arrangements ahead of scheduled engineering works on Saturday, February 29, and Sunday, March 1.

The Samaritans of North Herts and Stevenage is encouraging Herts residents to beat any winter blues by getting together for a warming cup of tea on Mondays.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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.

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Uncertainty is the main word being used around sport at the moment. Nobody knows what is going to happen and Welwyn Hatfield Times and Herts Advertiser sports reporter Neil Metcalfe is definitely no different. That hasn’t stopped him from peering into his crystal ball mind you and seeing if he can unpick what might happen in next season’s non-league’s structure. Find out where he has placed your team in his latest Mouth of the Tyne column.

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A Bedfordshire police officer has been sacked for gross misconduct.

The A1 was closed last night as an air ambulance landed at the scene of a serious crash between Biggleswade and the Baldock Services A1(M) junction.

The annual open day of North Hertfordshire Memorial Park and Crematorium will be held tomorrow.

The seventh annual Mitchell Cole Memorial Tournament is set to take place this Saturday to raise money for Cardiomyopathy UK in memory of the former Stevenage footballer.

Trains along the Stevenage line are subject to cancellations and delays this morning after two morning incidents.

A Hitchin couple are running the London Marathon this Sunday to raise money for a disabled children’s charity.

A witness appeal has been launched after a woman in her 80s died in a crash on the A1 between Biggleswade and Baldock Services on Easter Monday.

Sitting 33 miles north of London, the town of Baldock has a bustling High Street with historic architecture, independent shops and restaurants.

A non-league footballer from Stevenage who has seen first-hand the impact of dementia on his family will receive a boost to his London Marathon fundraising efforts this Saturday – after his club stepped in to help.

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.

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.

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