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The Comet

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Ashwell bus service will continue under emergency contract

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 5:54pm

Hertfordshire County Council has awarded an emergency bus contract for the 202 Ashwell station bus route, which will see the “vital service” continue to run from November 19.

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Stevenage school celebrates 50th anniversary with year of events

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 5:40pm

A primary school is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a whole host of celebrations throughout the year.

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Dinner dance raises record-breaking £33,000 for Stevenage Community Trust

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 5:37pm

An annual black tie event in aid of Stevenage Community Trust has raised a record-breaking £33,000 to support charitable organisations and people in need.

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Girl, 11, involved in Stevenage collision

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:21pm

An 11-year-old-girl was the pedestrian involved in a collision with a car in Stevenage, police have confirmed.

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Person hit by car outside Stevenage school

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:08pm

There has been a collision involving a car and a person outside Giles Infants’ School in Stevenage.

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Package of old photographs found in Stevenage

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 3:30pm

A large brown envelope of photographs has been found in Stevenage town centre – and police are keen to get them back to their rightful owner.

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Northill and Ickwell villagers knit 10,000 poppies for church display

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:08pm

Northill and Ickwell villagers have collectively knitted and crocheted more than 10,800 poppies to be displayed at St Mary the Virgin Church until Sunday.

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Stevenage and Welwyn brothers charged after ‘assault on woman’

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:08am

Two brothers have been arrested and charged in relation to an alleged disturbance in which a woman in her 30s was reportedly assaulted.

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Two lanes closed by A1M crash in Welwyn Hatfield

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 8:32am

Two lanes of the A1M have been closed due to a crash in Welwyn Hatfield district.

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Crash on the A1M in Welwyn Hatfield

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 8:00am

There has been a crash on the A1M in Welwyn Hatfield district.

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‘Yet another broken promise’ as Stevenage Post Office faces uncertain future

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:20pm

The Post Office has been lambasted for “yet another broken promise” after it revealed plans to franchise the Stevenage town centre branch, prompting concern the main counter will close and services will instead be provided at a retailer’s checkout.

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World War I Armistice: How North Herts, Stevenage and Beds is marking the centenary

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 8:56pm

A round-up of services and events taking place across North Herts, Stevenage and Central Bedfordshire to mark the centenary of the armistice being signed, marking the end of World War I in 1918.

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North Hertfordshire Museum: 14/15 Brand Street sale finally agreed

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 5:45pm

The sale of 14/15 Brand Street – the entrance to the North Hertfordshire Museum – has finally been agreed, with ‘one minor change’ to happen before the the district council purchase goes ahead.

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Second teen arrested after Stevenage knife incident

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 2:54pm

A second arrest has been made today following an altercation involving a knife in Stevenage town centre on Friday.

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Man hit repeatedly on head outside Stevenage Tesco

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 2:19pm

A man who was sleeping outside Stevenage’s Tesco Extra store was attacked on Sunday night.

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Lewis Hamilton thanks pupils at his old school for congratulations message

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 12:26pm

A video of children from Lewis Hamilton’s Stevenage primary school congratulating the Formula One ace on his fifth world title has gone viral, with Lewis saying the message from “the only school I loved really brightens my day”.

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Spartans’ pride after Stevenage Half Marathon success

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:32am

“A proud day” is the way many involved in Sunday’s Stevenage Half Marathon have described the event.

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Hitchin headteacher terrified of heights takes on fastest zip wire in the world

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 9:31pm

A headteacher terrified of heights has faced her fears on the fastest zip wire in the world, raising £3,500 to pay for a community defibrillator and urgently-required school equipment.

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New SEN parent governor role created on CBC children’s committee

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 7:02pm

A specialist role to give a voice to youngsters with special educational needs is being created on a Central Bedfordshire Council children’s committee.

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Teenage boy arrested after Stevenage knife incident

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 2:40pm

A 17-year-old boy from Stevenage has been arrested in connection with an altercation involving a “large knife” in the town centre on Friday.

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