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The Comet

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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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Pantomime parking mix-up at Stevenage Leisure Park

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 5:38pm

A panto villain parking attendant slapped tickets on coaches taking children to a Christmas pantomime in Stevenage last week after a fittingly theatrical breakdown in communication between a coach company and the firm which runs the park.

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An 11-year-old boy gives up his presents for Letchworth foodbank

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 5:22pm

An 11-year-old boy from Letchworth is giving up all but one of his Christmas presents this year, asking his mum to donate the money she would have spent to the town’s foodbank.

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Burglars pull sawn-off shotgun after break-in confrontation near Biggleswade

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 4:50pm

Burglars trying to break into a garage last night pulled a sawn-off shotgun on their victim when confronted, before speeding off in a BMW.

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Christmas charity bootcamp in Letchworth set to push you to your limits

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 4:46pm

A Letchworth gym hopes to push its members to new levels of fitness while also giving back to the community on Sunday.

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Winter Olympics-themed ad filmed in Hitchin with Torvill and Dean

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 3:56pm

The cameras are back in Hitchin town centre today, with imitation snow replacing the real stuff for a Winter Olympics-themed advert featuring ice dancing legends Torvill and Dean.

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Family escape from house fire in Stevenage

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 2:01pm

Parents and their three children – all under five – escaped from a house fire in Stevenage in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Herts Police blasts ‘inappropriate’ 999 calls during snowy conditions

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 1:07pm

Hertfordshire Constabulary has blasted “inappropriate” 999 calls it received during the recent arctic conditions.

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Chestnuts to roast on open fire for Charlton’s Save the Windmill campaign

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 11:21am

Villagers working to revive a defunct pub near Hitchin are to roast chestnuts in the garden in front of it as part of their next campaign event.

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