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The Comet Community Awards is back for another year – and it’s down to you, the readers, to ensure the many heroes in our midst receive the recognition they deserve.

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Hertfordshire County Council Airbus United Kingdom
Monday, December 17, 2018

A man with terminal cancer says he cannot use his blue badge to park in a disabled bay opposite his own house because inconsiderate neighbours repeatedly park their own cars in that space.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Parents have renewed calls for a crossing patrol outside an infant school in Stevenage after a car accident last Wednesday left a girl needing hospital treatment.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital Hertfordshire County Council COMET
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A kitten discovered in Codicote cowering in a heap of fly-tipped rubbish has a new home after being saved by cyclists and vets.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Monday, November 12, 2018

Hertfordshire’s roads will benefit from an extra £7.9million government ‘pothole pot’ for repairs across the county.

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Hertfordshire County Council United Kingdom
Friday, October 26, 2018

Introduce your children to Indian storytelling with Apple ‘n’ Spice, an original, interactive and multi-cultural dance performance coming to Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City and Hitchin.

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Hertfordshire County Council Hitchin Stevenage
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Contractors working on Hitchin’s cricket and hockey club revamp have moved to reassure neighbours after a sign appeared to announce 18 months of parking restrictions.

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Blueharts Hockey Club Hertfordshire County Council Hitchin
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hertfordshire County Council could be set to tweak its street lights policy – but opposition councillors have insisted it has still not gone far enough.

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Liberal Democrats Hertfordshire County Council Herts County Council
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Have your say on plans to support adults with learning disabilities as part of a major public consultation.

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Hertfordshire County Council NHS
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Herts county council has released a film to help find foster families for 900 children in its care.

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Teresa Heritage Hertfordshire County Council Herts
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A prolific thief from Stevenage has been jailed for a year after he admitted a long string of offences including stealing a county council staff pass.

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Hertfordshire County Council Stevenage
Sunday, July 22, 2018

More than 60 children and their families joined Buster the Steposaurus for the inaugural park and stride in Offley, near Hitchin.

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Hertfordshire County Council Hitchin
Friday, July 6, 2018

A Hitchin recycling company director has told the Comet a manager who responded to a question about air pollution with racist comments about “the Muslims” was joking and now wants to apologise.

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Hertfordshire County Council University of Hertfordshire Hitchin
Friday, July 6, 2018

A new report claims air pollution around a Hitchin waste recycling site is 10 times accepted levels – but when asked about it, the firm’s manager today told the Comet we should instead be worrying about “the Muslims”.

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Hertfordshire County Council University of Hertfordshire Hitchin
Monday, June 18, 2018

Hertfordshire’s police and crime commissioner could close blue-light stations in Hitchin, Hatfield and other towns if he gains control over the fire and rescue service.

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David Lloyd Hertfordshire County Council Home Office
Friday, June 15, 2018

A major road in Hitchin will be closed 24 hours a day for the next three weekends while county council contactors carry out drainage works.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Thursday, June 14, 2018

A woman from Biggleswade has received the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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Hertfordshire County Council Biggleswade Comet
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Cleaning signs and clearing overgrown vegetation might usually be down to the council – but in pockets of Herts volunteers have been rolling up their sleeves themselves.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Thursday, May 24, 2018

It appears there is a little more flexibility than first thought on recycling rigid plastics.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Central Bedfordshire Council is encouraging people in the county to foster as part of a national campaign.

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Hertfordshire County Council Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week focuses on stress and how we’re coping with it – and there are resources available to help those needing support.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Friday, May 11, 2018

Volunteers are needed across Hertfordshire to help children read during the annual Summer Reading Challenge.

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Hertfordshire County Council Reading
Monday, April 23, 2018

A woman who broke her neck when she fell down some stairs has received an award for her incredible determination to regain her independence.

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Hertfordshire County Council Hitchin
Saturday, April 7, 2018

A project to facilitate growth in Baldock is being considered by the Government after Herts County Council put in bids for over £200 million to fund it and others.

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David Williams Herts County Council Hertfordshire County Council North Herts District Council Baldock Herts County Council Baldock Town
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A major cycling competition is set to return to Stevenage for the third year running, which supporters say will bring a boost to the town’s tourism and economy.

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Stevenage Borough Council Hertfordshire County Council United Kingdom Old Town
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Mental health organisations, including the county council, have revealed what key priorities they promise to focus on following a national review into children and young people’s mental health services.

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Hertfordshire County Council Care Quality Commission NHS Hertfordshire County
Saturday, March 3, 2018

• Stevenage MP says he can’t support SG1 scheme because Queensway should come first

• He questions amount of affordable housing it offers

• Mecca Bingo says not yet contacted about scheme which would see it moved

• One NHS facility says it is happy to move anther says it has no plans

• Council says it is negotiating with all landowners to bring scheme about

• Developers confident they can bring MP on board

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Jeremy Corbyn Stephen McPartland David Williams Herts County Council Stevenage Borough Council Hertfordshire County Council NHS Stevenage Borough Council Herts County Hertfordshire County London
Monday, February 19, 2018

The developers who built London’s The Shard are to pump £350 million into the redevelopment of Stevenage town centre.

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David Williams Sharon Taylor Stevenage Borough Council Hertfordshire County Council United Kingdom Hertfordshire County Stevenage Borough London
Saturday, February 17, 2018

A Stevenage woman who has changed the lives of 17 children over the last five years has been nominated in this year’s Comet Community Awards.

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Herts County Council Hertfordshire County Council Herts County Council Comet Community Awards Stevenage Hertfordshire County

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