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The Comet

All the latest news stories from The Comet
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Dash cam footage exonerates Walkern 4x4 driver accused of trying to hit jogger near Stevenage

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 11:31am

Dash cam footage has fully exonerated a 4x4 driver who was accused of trying to run over a jogger on a country road near Stevenage.

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Biggleswade overturned lorry: A1 now closed northbound from Baldock Services to allow clearance

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:08am

The A1 is now closed northbound from Baldock Services to Biggleswade after a lorry overturned this morning.

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A1 traffic now flowing after earlier lorry crash near Biggleswade

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 9:12am

Traffic is now flowing after a lorry overturned on the A1 near Biggleswade this morning.

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Could you be a detective for Herts Police?

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 7:51am

Hertfordshire Constabulary is looking for people to join its fast track programme to become detectives.

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A1 delays after lorry overturns near Biggleswade

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 7:14am

Heavy delays are expected on the A1 near Biggleswade today after a lorry overturned this morning.

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Little Wymondley gas-fired electricity generating station plan rejected

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 9:55pm

A controversial plan to build a gas-fired electricity generating station between Hitchin and Stevenage has tonight been rejected.

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Committee rejects 46-home development plan for edge of Ashwell

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 9:30pm

Planning permission for a proposed development of 46 new homes, two sports pitches and a children’s play area on the edge of Ashwell has tonight been refused.

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Neglected Stevenage community garden revamped and reopened

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 9:25pm

An overgrown community garden has been revamped and brought back into use after it was abandoned more than a year ago.

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NHS-funded IVF treatment slashed as several cost-cutting measures backed at showdown meeting

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 6:36pm

IVF treatment funded by the NHS in Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and Stevenage has been slashed at a crunch meeting this afternoon.

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Stevenage woman with crippling condition has lifeline benefits stopped

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 6:10pm

A former professional dancer who says a chronic hip condition means she now can’t even dress herself says she can’t afford to eat after her benefits were stopped without warning.

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Stevenage charity shop pleased with community response since opening

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 5:55pm

A new Barnardo’s charity store has opened in Stevenage town centre, with a positive response from people in the area.

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Parkrun’s birthday: Stevenage volunteers on why you should join them with new Letchworth parkrun ‘coming soon’

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 5:39pm

Parkrun celebrated its 13th birthday on Saturday – but it was no bad omen.

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Classic Ibiza concert coming to Hatfield

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 5:13pm

Dance music will meet classical at a concert coming to Hatfield for the first time next year.

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Biggleswade athletics club pays tribute to runner who was an “inspiration”

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 3:17pm

Biggleswade Athletic Club has paid tribute to a much-loved member who passed away suddenly a year after taking up running as part of an inspirational lifestyle change.

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Dog dies after A1(M) crash near Stevenage

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 1:01pm

A dog died on the side of the A1(M) near Stevenage yesterday after being hit by traffic.

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Arson attempt at former Hitchin Royal British Legion headquarters

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 11:31am

Someone tried to burn down the former headquarters of Hitchin’s Royal British Legion branch at the weekend – and police have today appealed for witnesses.

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Hitchin masquerade ball to raise funds to restore The Dell open-air theatre

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 10:28am

A masquerade ball is to be held in Hitchin to raise funds to help return an open-air theatre to its former glory.

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Stevenage victim’s warning after woman beater released from prison

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 9:15am

A 28-year-old who uses the surname of a notorious gangster family has just been released from prison, with the woman he beat up and tried to suffocate speaking out to warn others of what he is capable of.

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Uncapped needles found in Biggleswade car park ‘could’ve been picked up by anyone’

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 5:10pm

A Biggleswade man came across a needle filled bag in a car park in Hitchin Street on Saturday.

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Letchworth school raises more than £5,000 for diabetes charity JDRF

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 3:30pm

Parents and children at St Christopher School in Letchworth have raised £5,358 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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