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The Comet

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Pub landlord replaces stolen bike for delighted Stotfold boy

Mon, 18/12/2017 - 12:49pm

A Stotfold boy is overjoyed after a pub landlord replaced the bike he had saved up for for months after it was stolen.

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Parking charges mooted in Biggleswade town centre as council seeks space for shoppers

Mon, 18/12/2017 - 12:16pm

Biggleswade Town Council is to start charging for parking in a move to try to stop people leaving their cars parked in its car parks for excessive periods and to ensure there is enough space for shoppers visiting the town centre.

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Stevenage man charged over bomb scare hoax at Shefford Lower School

Mon, 18/12/2017 - 8:34am

A 31-year-old man from Stevenage has been charged in connection with bomb scare hoax at Shefford Lower School.

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Biggleswade couple find wonder and complexity on a special trip to the Holy Land

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 5:22pm

Biggleswade town councillor and former leader of Bedfordshire County Council, Madeline Russell, writes about her journey of a lifetime to Jerusalem with her husband Archie, just before Donald Trump got there. She found a land brimming with of biblical wonders, underwritten with complexity and conflict.

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Shefford boy charged with assault and criminal damage offences

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 5:19pm

A 16-year-old boy from Shefford was charged yesterday following a series of incidents in the town between June and November this year.

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Hitchin attacker who stabbed Stevenage’s William Floyd to death jailed for 10 years

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 5:11pm

A 31-year-old man from Hitchin has been jailed for 10 years after admitting killing 57-year-old William Floyd in a Stevenage tower block.

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Pupils visit council chambers after launching project to spruce up alleyway

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 5:06pm

Children from Peartree Spring Primary School were invited to visit Stevenage Borough Council’s headquarters last week after they worked with the council to clear an alleyway they use on their journeys to school.

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Letchworth stars in BBC’s Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 5:04pm

Letchworth was in the spotlight last night as an episode of Celebrity Antiques Road Trip which features the garden city was aired.

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Missing 15-year-old boy found safe and well

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 4:53pm

A 15-year-old boy who went missing from Stevenage on Tuesday has been found safe and well, a police spokeswoman has confirmed this afternoon.

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Suspended sentence for Stevenage drink-driver who was four times the limit

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 4:46pm

A drink-driver from Stevenage who was involved in a crash while more than four times the alcohol limit has been given a suspended sentence.

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Kind-hearted people make Stevenage Christmas appeal an ‘amazing success’

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 4:43pm

The organisers of an appeal to help the homeless and other vulnerable people this winter have been overwhelmed by the number of donations from kind-hearted people.

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Stevenage female engineer is inspiration to next generation

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 4:38pm

An engineer from Stevenage has been recognised nationally as an inspiration to future generations of female engineers.

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Cycling Santas get ready to battle muddy trails around Stevenage for a good cause

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 4:34pm

Around 60 mountain bikers will set of from Stevenage tomorrow to brave the cold conditions for a muddy 20-mile charity off-road bike ride.

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Police appeal to trace missing 15-year-old boy last seen in Stevenage

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 2:08pm

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 15-year-old boy who was last seen in Stevenage three days ago.

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North Herts riders to saddle up for Community Horse Patrol Scheme

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 1:15pm

A initiative that works with local horse riders to combat rural crime in North Herts has launched in Kelshall.

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Family photographs found in Australia reunited with daughter after Comet appeal

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 12:53pm

Family photographs, papers and news cuttings found in a removal box in Australia are back home after an appeal in the Comet.

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Stevenage woman admits using her grandmother’s disabled parking badge

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 12:29pm

A Stevenage granddaughter has admitted using her grandmother’s Blue Badge to park her car in Stevenage town centre.

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Letchworth school aims to help families in need this Christmas

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 11:16am

A Letchworth headteacher has teamed up with local children’s centres to create and donate Christmas hampers to 15 families in the area.

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Stevenage hit-and-run toddler discharged from hospital

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 11:09am

A toddler who received serious head and chest injuries in a hit-and-run incident in Stevenage last month has been discharged from hospital and is now recovering at home.

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Pirton: CALA construction access and Gladman homes plan both rejected again

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 8:45pm

Developers hoping to build 78 homes in a village near Hitchin remain without a route to get construction traffic to the site after yet another was rejected tonight.

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