Monday, March 4, 2019

More than 1,140 people have objected to plans to build up to 618 homes on the outskirts of Stevenage, but a local authority has “let us all down very badly by welcoming and supporting it”, says one of its own members.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Plans for the rejuvenation of former Hitchin department store Hawkins were revealed at a consultation event last week.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The MP for Stevenage has strongly objected to plans to build up to 618 homes, a school and other facilities on the outskirts of the town.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Social media can be an emotive subject for business owners. Getting new customers to your business from social media isn’t easy - it isn’t just a case of setting up your Facebook account and the cash pours in… so that isn’t the dream that we are going to sell! Some business owners we speak to are utterly frustrated by social, however, it really isn’t optional anymore. Your business needs social media.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

A new puppy owner shocked at how much litter there is blighting the town where he lives has set a challenge for all dog owners to pick up at least 10 pieces of litter every time they take their pooch for a walk.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Hundreds have objected to plans to build up to 618 homes, a primary and pre-school, an 80-bed care home and up to 50 assisted living homes on the outskirts of Stevenage.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

A Hitchin classic car club has been shortlisted for a car magazine’s club of the year award after forming less than a year-and-a-half ago.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A Stevenage-based charity are looking spreading cheer to those less fortunate this easter by donating 1,000 chocolate eggs.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Dog lovers in Baldock and surrounding villages have come together to search for missing terrier cross dog Ernie, who vanished on Saturday – leaving his family devastated.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A cause to feed the homeless this winter has taken off in Hitchin – now organisers need suggestions for venues to do the same in Stevenage.

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

A orchestral musician from Letchworth is set to hold a fundraising concert in Hitchin to raise money for Lister Hospital’s neonatal unit after staff saved the life of her newborn daughter.

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Monday, December 31, 2018

September saw officers investigating the disappearance of Gosmore farmer William Taylor arrest four people on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

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Sunday, December 30, 2018

July saw a special Tesco delivery as a baby was born in the car park of Stevenage’s Broadwater store.

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

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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Thursday, December 20, 2018

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

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Formula 1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton has come under fire for describing his hometown of Stevenage as “the slums” during a speech at last night’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

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Monday, December 17, 2018

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season – with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes top of the pile, plus some exiting developments awaiting in 2019.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

There are only six weeks left to make your nominations for the 2018 Comet Sports Awards!

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Two Christmas concerts will be held on Saturday to raise money for a charity which gives food to people in desperate need.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

The headteacher of a school hit with a raft of parent complaints regarding special educational needs provision says steps to improve include employing a dog to help pupils with reading.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

A petition to try to stop a Stevenage secondary school being taken over by a multi-academy trust has so far been signed by more than 750 people.

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

A magical ball in memory of a baby girl who died when she was just 19 days old will be held next Saturday in aid of Keech Hospice Care.

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Friday, November 23, 2018

A campaign group and petition have been launched in a bid to stop a Stevenage secondary school being taken over by a multi-academy trust.

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Herts County Council Department for Education Barclay School Facebook
Friday, November 16, 2018

The carer of a 16-year-old girl from Stevenage who has cerebral palsy is fighting back after a torrent of online abuse.

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Home Office Facebook Stevenage
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Thousands of children across North Herts and Stevenage have carried out a wide range of activities to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Get ready for the latest cheeky calendar from Hitchin Ladies Rugby Club – all for a great cause to raise funds for the Target Ovarian Cancer charity.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

This Budget was set to be the most difficult any chancellor has had to deliver in living memory, writes Richard Porritt – political editor for this newspaper’s publisher, Archant.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Former workers from the Greene King brewery in Biggleswade have reunited, 21 years after it closed.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

The family of Stevenage’s Conor Spraggs, who died following a street brawl in Ibiza in August, are appealing for support to set up a charity in his name.

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