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The Comet

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Met Office issues ice warning as snow falls across Stevenage and North Herts

Wed, 27/12/2017 - 1:13pm

People in Stevenage and North Herts woke up to a late white Christmas this morning, with snowfall continuing into the early afternoon.

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Call for vigilance after spate of thefts from vehicles in Stotfold

Wed, 27/12/2017 - 11:37am

‘Be vigilant’ is the message from Bedfordshire Police after a series of thefts from vehicles in Stotfold last week.

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Review of the year 2017: February

Sun, 24/12/2017 - 1:15pm

February launched with a bang as celebrated British astronaut Major Tim Peake splashed down in Stevenage to open a state-of-the-art education centre at Airbus Defence & Space.

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Man, 21, requires surgery after being repeatedly stabbed in Stevenage alleyway

Sat, 23/12/2017 - 11:13am

A 21-year-old will require surgery after being hit on the head and repeatedly stabbed in a Stevenage alleyway during the early hours of yesterday morning.

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Review of the year 2017: June

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 2:26pm

A 16-year-old boy who stabbed a police dog and assaulted an officer was sentenced in June to four months in a detention centre.

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Review of the year 2017: May

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 2:15pm

The family of Stevenage dad Scott Everett, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease, launched an appeal in May to raise £30,000 for stem cell treatment in a bid to buy him some time to see his young daughters grow up.

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Review of the year 2017: January

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 1:32pm

The new year started on a sad note for Comet readers with the announcement that former Stevenage town mayor and community activist Sherma Batson had passed away.

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Police appeal for witnesses after three business break-ins in Baldock

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 1:24pm

Thieves have targeted three businesses in one night in Baldock and police are now appealing for information into the incidents.

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A507 between Clophill and Shefford closed after motorcyclist injured in crash

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 11:23am

The A507 near Shefford was closed both ways for more than two hours yesterday after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle.

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Review of the year: April

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 11:19am

A big talking point in April was North Herts District Council’s decision to ditch 180 of its 432 dog waste bins – with dog walkers in Hitchin and Letchworth hanging their pets’ poo in bags on the vacant posts in protest.

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Review of the Year 2017: March

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 10:15am

Bringing in the month with a cheer, Letchworth teenager Ben Galvin from Fearnhill School marched onto the rugby pitch at Twickenham before England’s Six Nations clash with Italy.

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Woman taken to hospital after Biggleswade crash

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 7:46am

A woman was taken to hospital yesterday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash in Biggleswade, which saw police close a road while emergency services attended.

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Biggleswade to benefit from major new health hub at hospital site

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 5:52pm

A major new health hub is being planned for the former Biggleswade Hospital site.

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Council’s plan to introduce parking charges gets a very lukewarm response

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 5:43pm

There has been a cool response to Biggleswade Town Council’s proposals to introduce parking charges for town centre car parks for stays over one hour.

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Christmas spirit flows for festive season in Stevenage and North Herts

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 5:38pm

Comet country has been buzzing with festive events in the run-up to Christmas – many of which are raising funds for fantastic charities.

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Stevenage venues back ‘Ask for Angela’ scheme now to be rolled out across Herts

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 5:10pm

Stevenage pubs have led the way in bringing the ‘Ask for Angela’ scheme to Hertfordshire as publicans came together to show their support.

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Hitchin Girls’ School sponsored walk raises thousands for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 4:40pm

Students at Hitchin Girls’ School have raised more than £3,000 to support the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

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Police close Biggleswade road after two-vehicle crash

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 3:26pm

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Biggleswade.

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The big food and drink quiz of the year – how will you fare?

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 3:05pm

With Christmas just around the corner, attention is turning to the mouth-watering morsels on offer this holiday season.

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Police’s 60th anniversary appeal to find killer of 17-year-old discovered in Whitwell woodland

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 12:15pm

Detectives are making a special anniversary appeal for information over the murder of a teenager girl whose body was discovered in a woodland not far from Hitchin 60 years ago.

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