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Knebworth Barns is set to host its first virtual wedding fair.


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Hitchin’s Mostly Comedy custodians Glyn Doggett and David Ephgrave have announced two more live Zoom interviews.


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Staff at Stevenage Swimming Centre have been told they may be made redundant due to the cancellation of school swimming lessons because of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Ahead of Bonfire Night on November 5, East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust’s medical director and deputy CEO, Dr Tom Davis, reflects on what it means for the emergency services and how you can stay safe.


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A cancer diagnosis hit a lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, out of the blue and like a “tsunami” - not least because her twin brother had died just six months previously from advanced stomach cancer.


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A multi-million pound bid for investment in a number of key projects within Stevenage has been submitted to the government.


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One of Letchworth’s longest standing stores, David’s Bookshop, changed its business model before lockdown – and staff say its continuing success is a credit to the “incredible support of the community”.


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A 300-year-old property in Stevenage has been transformed for Halloween, complete with a custom-built skeleton, a live-action dance troupe and smart-tech bringing the spooky show to life.


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A surgeon at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital is appealing for help in saving the life of his young daughter, who has been diagnosed with a life-threatening condition.


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The owner of an abandoned car has been fined more than £500 after leaving her car on private land in Letchworth.


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Hertfordshire’s first ever zero waste store, Bamboo Turtle – which sells beans, pulses, cereals and more – has spoken to the Comet about the highs and lows of 2020.


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Two midwives from Lister Hospital in Stevenage have been recognised for going above and beyond by England’s most senior midwife.


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Lister Hospital in Stevenage was announced as the winner of the Judges’ Special Award at the Pride of Stevenage Awards at the weekend.


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An open-air street market has its sights set on Herts - and is appealing for the local business community to help identify the perfect location.


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Today we can reveal the winners of the Archant-backed Hertfordshire Community Awards 2020.


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A 19-year-old man from Hitchin has been sentenced to four years in prison for a number of offences, including possession of drugs and bladed articles.


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The future of Mount Vernon Cancer Centre – the main radiotherapy centre for our area – remains uncertain, with plans to transfer management delayed due to the pandemic.


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CCTV images have been released following an overnight burglary in Letchworth.


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A Letchworth and Baldock-based funeral home has put out an appeal for bra donations as part of a cancer charity campaign.


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An exhibition outside a Hitchin church celebrating the contribution of Great Black Britons has been defaced by vandals.


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