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A teenager who calls Stevenage home has shared his success story after rising to fame on the social media platform TikTok, where he has racked up millions of young followers.


The Comet - Published Thu Sep 24 2020 18:10    View Full Story...

A Stevenage mum with terminal cancer is on the lookout for a rickshaw, so she can accompany her friends and family in a Garden House Hospice Care cycle challenge.


The Comet - Published Thu Sep 24 2020 16:31    View Full Story...

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The Comet - Published Thu Sep 24 2020 13:10    View Full Story...

Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema is set to host its first Black History Month film season.


The Comet - Published Thu Sep 24 2020 12:51    View Full Story...

Hitchin’s The Queen Mother Theatre is set to welcome back audiences with an intriguing and inspiring play.


The Comet - Published Thu Sep 24 2020 10:29    View Full Story...

A teenager with a disability has been shortlisted for the BBC Young Writers’ Award after penning a short story which challenges people’s preconceptions of disability and celebrates the transformative power of difference.


The Comet - Published Thu Sep 24 2020 10:18    View Full Story...

Members of a North Herts BAME group have been forced to cancel the majority of their events they had planned in Hitchin and Letchworth for Black History Month.


The Comet - Published Wed Sep 23 2020 17:25    View Full Story...

Some students at North Herts College were sent home from the Stevenage campus yesterday after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19.


The Comet - Published Wed Sep 23 2020 16:39    View Full Story...

A wellbeing programme with a focus on nature has been launched by Letchworth-based organisations, Create Seven and Create Community, following funding from the Heritage Foundation.


The Comet - Published Wed Sep 23 2020 15:50    View Full Story...

A newly-formed renters association gathered outside the office of Stevenage MP Stephen McPartland on Sunday in a protest against the end of the government’s renting eviction ban, which was lifted on Monday.


The Comet - Published Wed Sep 23 2020 13:04    View Full Story...

Two motorbikes were stolen from a body repair shop in Stevenage last month, prompting police to appeal to the public for more information.


The Comet - Published Wed Sep 23 2020 12:20    View Full Story...

A charity photo exhibition of Hertfordshire’s stunning wildlife has gone live online.


The Comet - Published Wed Sep 23 2020 11:52    View Full Story...

A Hertfordshire police officer who had a sexual relationship with a vulnerable woman he met through his job has been officially kicked out of the force.


The Comet - Published Tue Sep 22 2020 17:15    View Full Story...

A Stevenage secondary school for children with learning difficulties – that’s “falling down around the children’s ears” – is set to be rebuilt, after the project was backed by councillors.


The Comet - Published Tue Sep 22 2020 16:56    View Full Story...

Two Hertfordshire MPs have set up a new all-party parliamentary group to protect our chalk streams, and the inaugural meeting took place on September 15.


The Comet - Published Tue Sep 22 2020 14:56    View Full Story...

Positive cases of COVID–19 have fallen in Stevenage and North Hertfordshire in the last week, as Boris Johnson prepares to address the nation on the country’s latest coronavirus response tonight.


The Comet - Published Tue Sep 22 2020 14:34    View Full Story...

A 19-year-old man from Hitchin was arrested, then released under investigation, after he was seen allegedly in possession of a knife and behaving erratically in Hitchin last week.


The Comet - Published Tue Sep 22 2020 13:03    View Full Story...

During Sepsis Awareness Month a brave teacher who had her hands and feet amputated – after contracting coronavirus and then sepsis – wants to highlight the signs and symptoms of the life-threatening condition in a bid to save lives.


The Comet - Published Tue Sep 22 2020 11:48    View Full Story...

Hertfordshire’s lead GPs - Doctor Prag Moodley and Doctor Nicolas Small - have teamed up to provide answers for some common dilemmas facing people concerned about COVID-19.


The Comet - Published Tue Sep 22 2020 10:21    View Full Story...

Knebworth House has extended its 2020 visitor season to include weekends in October and the school half-term holiday.


The Comet - Published Mon Sep 21 2020 21:11    View Full Story...