Yesterday, 11:34

As lockdown measures start to ease, popular businesses across Letchworth have begun preparations for reopening.

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Letchworth
Thu, 16:22

A Letchworth vicar has spoken out against the murder of George Floyd in a viral video address circulating on social media.

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Letchworth
Thu, 14:29

A Letchworth charity says it has made big changes to one of its medical therapy treatments to continue to help those with serious and long term health conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Letchworth
Mon, 14:41

Members of Extinction Rebellion North Herts were masked up and socially distanced on Saturday, taking part in a national XR campaign on post-COVID climate breakdown.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Friday, May 29, 2020

The Letchworth household waste recycling centre is once again closed this morning, after a concrete block was placed outside the entrance preventing access to the site.

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Letchworth
Friday, May 29, 2020

Painting, textiles, sculpture, craft, photography, film, dance, sound, or just about anything and everything that is artistic – Letchworth’s Broadway Gallery wants to see your work.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Football legend David Beckham has sent a message of support to five-year-old Betty-Leigh Allinson who has raised over £12k for Garden House Hospice Care.

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Letchworth
Friday, May 22, 2020

A popular Letchworth post office will be pulling the shutters down for the final time tomorrow, after 31 years of service.

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Letchworth

As individuals we can help repair the climate by mending and repurposing items rather than sending them to waste. With shops and service industries closed during lockdown, it has never been less easy to replace our ‘stuff.’

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Letchworth
Thursday, May 21, 2020

When Paul Sobek died on March 27, aged just 63, there were no hugs, no mourners, no eulogies. Just ten members of his immediate family, standing two metres apart, not allowed to wipe the tears from each others’ eyes.

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Letchworth
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Detectives are appealing for information as part of an ongoing investigation into what they believe was a “targeted” arson in Letchworth.

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Letchworth
Friday, May 15, 2020

Citizens Advice North Herts is reminding residents that it is still helping those who need support to access it.

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Hitchin Letchworth Royston

Letchworth Heritage Foundation CEO Graham Fisher has spoken to The Comet about the organisation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic – and how it might be changed in a post-COVID world.

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Letchworth
Thursday, May 14, 2020

A nurse from Stevenage has had her heroic efforts recognised by a Letchworth tyre company during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Heroes Stevenage Letchworth
Thursday, May 14, 2020

A Letchworth mum has raised over £4,000 for Garden House Hospice Care with a lockdown-inspired sponsored head shave.

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Letchworth
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

A group of independent businesses in Letchworth have clubbed together to help residents and consumers embrace the ‘new normal’.

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Letchworth
Monday, May 11, 2020

Concerns for the welfare of a Letchworth pensioner have been raised amid accusations of “neglect” by social services.

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Letchworth
Monday, May 11, 2020

There were street parties and sunshine aplenty last Friday, as the people of Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and beyond marked the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.

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Hitchin Stevenage Letchworth
Thursday, May 7, 2020

GP practices and community pharmacies across East and North Hertfordshire will remain open for people this May Bank Holiday.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

A Letchworth wellbeing centre has reinvented itself during the coronavirus pandemic, and is now offering help online for people stressed, anxious, or needing support to maintain their health.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Letchworth’s Broadway Theatre has cancelled all performances until the end of June.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

St Francis’ College in Letchworth has donated PPE to two local care homes amid mounting fears of a national shortage.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Monday, April 27, 2020

North Hertfordshire College has been busy contributing to community efforts to help support the NHS and surrounding community during the coronavirus crisis.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Letchworth police are reappealing for information after the theft of a silver Ford Focus which was then used to damage a number of parked vehicles.

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Letchworth
Friday, April 24, 2020

A Letchworth man had his life saved last month after a “miraculous coincidence” saw four off-duty NHS nurses deliver emergency CPR – after he suddenly collapsed in the town centre.

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Heroes Letchworth
Thursday, April 23, 2020

The fountains at Letchworth’s Broadway Gardens have turned blue today, as North Herts District Council recognises the sacrificial service of our key workers.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Thursday, April 23, 2020

For most people, an hour of daily allotted exercise might involve a quick run around the block, or half-hearted zumba in the back garden.

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Letchworth

We are in the grip of the COVID-19 crisis. It is restricting us in all areas of life, and causes so much suffering. But we know it will pass and afterwards we will reorient ourselves. Other topics will soon re-emerge, one of which will certainly be climate change.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

One World: Together at Home may have brought some of the world’s biggest pop stars to your living room, but a Letchworth bar and restaurant has gone one step further – live streaming sets from some of Hertfordshire’s best musicians.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Friday, April 17, 2020

Police are reappealing to the public for their help in locating a wanted man from Letchworth.

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Letchworth
Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Letchworth Heritage Foundation has provided a lifeline to charities and social enterprises struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Hundreds of Easter eggs were donated to Letchworth families over the bank holiday weekend as part of a charity effort led by Morrisons.

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Letchworth
Monday, April 13, 2020

Staff at a Letchworth train distribution centre have donated thousands of Easter eggs to hospitals in Stevenage, Huntingdon, Luton and Bedford, as a thank you to NHS staff.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

A range of specialist bikes have been stolen from a garden in Letchworth in an overnight burglary, and police have launched an appeal for anyone with information to come forward.

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Letchworth Herts police
Friday, April 3, 2020

Fearnhill School in Letchworth has been celebrating its junior masterchefs this week, with pupils sending in pictures of their five-star home cooking.

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Coronavirus Letchworth
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Two former North Hertfordshire councillors resigned from their positions last month, after both had recorded a significant amount of absences at recent meetings.

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Letchworth Royston
Friday, March 27, 2020

Like much of the UK, the Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock communities came together last night to applaud our carers, healthcare workers, nurses and doctors and everyone else battling the coronavirus outbreak.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

A man in his 30s sadly died last night on the Cambridge to London Great Northern train line.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

With another International Women’s Day in the books, the Comet has provided a round–up of some of the most inspiring and influential women we’ve spoken to over the last year.

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Stevenage Letchworth Baldock Hitchin
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing two wanted men with connections to Hitchin, Letchworth and Stevenage, who are both wanted for recall to prison.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

A documentary that tells the story of a Jewish community that was saved from the Holocaust will be broadcasted at Letchworth’s Broadway cinema next week.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

An eight-year-old Letchworth schoolboy has sold more than 300 homemade keyrings to help save koalas caught up in the Australian bushfires.

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Letchworth
Monday, February 3, 2020

School leavers and those looking to change careers are being urged to look beyond the traditional routes into work as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Following the announcement of Hitchin’s inaugural Pride in July, the Comet team are proud to say we will be featuring a monthly diary from members of the LGBQT+ community – who will share their experiences with the wider world.

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Stevenage Letchworth Hitchin
Thursday, January 30, 2020

A petition to save a Letchworth family’s guinea pig sanctuary, described as a “pillar of the community”, has this evening reached nearly 2,000 signatures.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Residents, community leaders and speakers from a variety of faiths across North Herts came together in Letchworth yesterday to remember the devastating impact of the Holocaust.

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Letchworth
Saturday, January 25, 2020

A community-based football club – which originated for dads in and around Hitchin and Letchworth – has received £6,000 in funding to boost membership and set up new sessions.

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Hitchin Letchworth
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Two casualties were taken to Lister Hospital this morning after a crash on the A505 near Baldock.

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Letchworth Baldock
Thursday, January 23, 2020

The westbound carriageway of the A505 is closed between Baldock and Letchworth after a crash this morning.

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Letchworth Baldock
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

A bungalow in Letchworth has been closed by police due to on going anti-social behaviour and drug-related activity.

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