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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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Coronavirus Stevenage Hitchin Letchworth
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
Sunday, March 8, 2020

A man has gone missing from Letchworth and police have launched an appeal for the public’s help to trace him.

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Letchworth
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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Stevenage Hitchin Letchworth
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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Herts County Council Letchworth Stevenage
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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Letchworth
Monday, January 20, 2020

Letchworth’s finest amateur pilots marked the launch of 10 weeks of ‘crazy’ family activities on Saturday.

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Letchworth
Friday, January 17, 2020

A Letchworth primary school has been recognised as a leader in the fight against single-use plastics.

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Letchworth
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Order, ORDER! Former Speaker of the House, John Bercow, will talk about and sign his autobiography, Unspeakable, in Letchworth.

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David's Bookshop Letchworth
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A teenage boy who stabbed three people in Stevenage and Letchworth – with two incidents occurring while he was on bail – has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

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Letchworth Stevenage
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

A closure order has been granted for a Letchworth flat today after residents raised concerns about drug-related anti-social behaviour.

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Letchworth
Monday, January 13, 2020

Members, families and friends of Hitchin Swimming Club have collectively raised more than £1,000 for a Letchworth-based hospice over the last year.

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Garden House Hospice Care Hitchin Letchworth
Sunday, January 12, 2020

Supermarket giant Tesco is inviting North Herts and Stevenage charities and organisations to apply for funding through its Bags of Help scheme.

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Baldock Hitchin Letchworth
Saturday, January 11, 2020

Letchworth town centre is set for 10 weeks of activities – with cash prizes of up to £500 up for grabs.

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Letchworth
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Jewellery was stolen in a Letchworth burglary this week – with Herts police now launching an appeal for witnesses.

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Letchworth
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Commuters from Hitchin, Letchworth, Stevenage and beyond have been responding to the latest rise in rail fares, with many slamming their respective franchises for “unreliable” services and “unjustified” prices.

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Stevenage Hitchin Letchworth
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

A 47-year-old man who went missing from the Letchworth area has been found safe and well.

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Letchworth
Monday, January 6, 2020

CCTV footage has been released after a distraction theft took place at a popular business in Letchworth town centre yesterday.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Members of Extinction Rebellion North Herts took to Letchworth town centre on Saturday for a Christmas Carol event.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, December 24, 2019

A 74-year-old man has sadly died after a crash in Letchworth on Saturday.

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Letchworth
Monday, December 23, 2019

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a police officer and causing criminal damage in Letchworth this afternoon.

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Letchworth
Monday, December 23, 2019

Men are in pole position when it comes to passing their driving test at Letchworth Test Centre, figures reveal.

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Letchworth
Saturday, December 21, 2019

Letchworth residents who took part in a project to explore the history of their homes there could see their houses featured in a new online trail.

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Letchworth
Friday, December 20, 2019

A nursery teacher from Letchworth has raised £2,200 for the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation to mark the 25th anniversary of her own life-saving transplant.

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Letchworth
Friday, December 13, 2019

Garden House Hospice Care is set to bring sparkle to Letchworth with its annual Christmas Tree Festival.

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Letchworth
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Three arrests have been made following drug raids at addresses across Letchworth, Baldock, Wallington and Stotfold today.

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Letchworth
Monday, December 9, 2019

A record number of runners donned their Christmas hats and elf costumes for the annual ‘Santa Canta’ at Letchworth’s Norton Common in aid of Garden House Hospice Care on Saturday.

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Letchworth
Sunday, December 8, 2019

Letchworth campaign group have been out in force to plant more than 150 trees in one morning, with efforts to continue today.

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Letchworth
Friday, December 6, 2019

Festive 5k Santa Canta is back this weekend for the fourth year running, thanks to organisers North Herts Road Runners.

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Letchworth
Sunday, December 1, 2019

A Letchworth student is heading to the final of the Springboard Future Chef competition after winning the local heat in Peterborough.

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Letchworth
Thursday, November 28, 2019

One lane of the A1(M) has been closed after a crash between the Stevenage and Letchworth Gate junctions this evening – with heavy traffic back to Welwyn.

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Stevenage Letchworth Welwyn A1(M)
Saturday, November 23, 2019

Schools in Letchworth and Hitchin have taken part in a #JustTalk campaign week, with the aim to encourage young people to have conversations about mental health.

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Hitchin Letchworth
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A Stevenage mum-of-three has said during Children’s Grief Awareness Week that her family “couldn’t have coped” with the loss of her husband without the help of Garden House Hospice Care’s child bereavement service.

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Letchworth Stevenage
Saturday, November 16, 2019

A new ice rink is set to open at Letchworth Outdoor Pool throughout the Christmas and new year period.

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Letchworth
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of the theft of a motor vehicle and drugs offences following a police chase in Letchworth yesterday.

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Letchworth
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Ratty, Mole, Badger and Mr Toad were in Letchworth as cast members of the Broadway Theatre’s Christmas production of The Wind in the Willows were unveiled.

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Letchworth
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A large tree has fallen, blocking a country road between Hitchin and Letchworth.

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Letchworth
Thursday, November 7, 2019

A Letchworth teenager has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault on a schoolgirl on Bonfire Night in the town.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

A North Herts ballroom was packed out for Garden House Hospice Care’s second Strictly-inspired fundraiser on Saturday night.

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Letchworth
Saturday, November 2, 2019

The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living hosted the North Herts Additional Needs Wellbeing Day on Monday, alongside two charities, to provide information about support available to families in the area.

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Letchworth
Thursday, October 31, 2019

A Letchworth mother and her teenage daughter who is battling cystic fibrosis have said they “cannot fully celebrate” the news that a deal has been agreed to make important medication available on the NHS – until a prescription has been written.

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Letchworth

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