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The Comet

All the latest news stories from The Comet
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Car overturns on A602 near Stevenage

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 7:38am

There are delays in both directions on the A602 near Stevenage this morning after a crash that left a car overturned.

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Peter Andre was ‘bowled over’ by Slimming World, says Biggleswade consultant after meet

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 5:49pm

A Slimming World consultant from Biggleswade has been congratulated on helping slimmers to lose weight and change their lives by singer and TV presenter Peter Andre.

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Police release e-fit of offender after Stevenage burglary leaves victim shaken

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 5:32pm

Police investigating a burglary in Stevenage have released an e-fit of the offender and ask for the public’s help in indentifying him.

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Have your say on future of Hertfordshire’s libraries as consultation launches

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 5:28pm

A public consultation has been launched over a proposal to create an independent organisation to deliver Hertfordshire’s library services on behalf of the cash-strapped county council, which is struggling to balance its books.

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Shefford students’ fundraising to help make lights even more magic

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 3:05pm

Shefford students have raised £600 to help enhance the town’s Christmas lights display for 2018.

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Cyclist remains in critical condition one week after Stevenage crash

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:22pm

A cyclist remains in a critical condition in hospital one week after a serious crash in Stevenage.

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Central Beds Local Plan voted through by council

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:30am

Central Bedfordshire Council has approved the final draft of a plan which will shape housing and employment across the area for the next 20 years.

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Stevenage family left feeling violated after burglars steal sentimental items belonging to late father

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 9:23am

A mother from Stevenage has spoken of her family’s feelings of violation after burglars broke into her house and stole sentimental items including watches belonging to her late father.

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Stevenage dad calls for better taxi services for disabled after he misses funeral of family friend

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 5:59pm

A father from Stevenage has highlighted a gap in transport for people with disabilities after he was unable to book a cab for a funeral he wanted to go to.

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Stevenage foster carer tells us why it’s the best job in the world

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 5:53pm

With more people needed to offer loving homes to children in the care system in Hertfordshire, Stevenage-based foster carer Jacqueline tells the Comet why “it’s the best job in the world”.

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Stevenage runner takes on unique marathon challenge inside the London Eye

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 5:50pm

A keen runner has given a unique twist to the usual marathon fundraiser by completing the 26.2 miles on a treadmill inside a capsule on the rotating London Eye.

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Stevenage’s Chiltern Model Railway Exhibition this weekend

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 3:42pm

It’s all aboard for Stevenage this weekend, ahead of this year’s Chiltern Model Railway Exhibition.

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Kitten dies after being dumped in Stevenage woods

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 2:24pm

The RSPCA has today appealed for information after three kittens were dumped in a Stevenage woodland – with one of them dying of hypothermia.

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Main cause of Thameslink cancellations is not enough drivers, National Audit Office finds

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 11:36am

A lack of drivers was why Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) passengers suffered the worst performance on the UK’s entire rail network according to a National Audit Office (NAO) report.

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Warning to drivers after couple’s lucky escape from crash near Stevenage

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 11:26am

A young couple had a lucky escape on Monday evening when they walked away almost unscathed after their car ploughed through a 6ft garden wall.

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Villagers’ anger as plans for Knebworth retirement flats given green light

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 7:13pm

Planning permission for an assisted living retirement complex to be built in a village high street has been granted – despite concerns surrounding parking, increased traffic and poor use of the space.

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Andrew Hanahoe: Tributes after tragic death of Hitchin Boys’ School teacher

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 3:28pm

Staff and students at Hitchin Boys’ School are mourning the loss of a popular teacher who tragically took his own life shortly after Christmas.

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Potton Pre-School earns ‘outstanding’ ratings across the board

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 3:23pm

The team at Potton Pre-School are celebrating after receiving an Ofsted report with ‘outstanding’ ratings in every category.

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Man charged after Baldock and Welwyn kidnappings and burglaries

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 2:35pm

A 50-year-old man has been charged after people were held against their will when vehicles were stolen in Hertfordshire last week.

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Beds Police give prevention tips after car break-in in Biggleswade

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 1:25pm

Police are reminding drivers to take crime-prevention measures after a vehicle break-in in Biggleswade on Saturday.

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