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A man has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after sustaining suspected stab wounds in the early hours of the morning in Hitchin.


The Comet - Published Sun Aug 9 2020 13:05    View Full Story...

A teenager who went missing from her home in Stevenage has been found.


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Homeless people given refuge in hotels since the beginning of lockdown now face the prospect of returning to the streets.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 17:54    View Full Story...

The coronavirus pandemic may have ground the country to a halt, but Stevenage’s long-awaited 20-year £1 billion regeneration programme continues apace.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 17:38    View Full Story...

A former Bedfordshire police officer has been found to have committed gross misconduct, after sending inappropriate social media messages to female colleagues.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 16:37    View Full Story...

This week’s landmark white paper outlining an unprecedented overhaul to the planning system in England has been met with a lukewarm reaction from council leaders.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 16:04    View Full Story...

Councillors in Stevenage are to consider whether the council could take a more ‘commercial’ approach as part of a drive to increase income and safeguard jobs.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 15:54    View Full Story...

The Irish Network in Stevenage has thanked its “amazing volunteers” as the charity looks ahead to its post-COVID future.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 15:40    View Full Story...

The play areas at Howard Park and Gardens in Letchworth are set for an upgrade – and residents are invited to share their views.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 15:33    View Full Story...

A nursing home in Stevenage has had to reverse its decision to allow visitors into the home.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 15:30    View Full Story...

A new mobile scanner arrived at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital this week in a boost for the NHS trust’s cancer treatment.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 14:32    View Full Story...

A trio of Stevenage-based nurseries say they are “excited” to be opening their doors to the community for the first time since lockdown restrictions were imposed.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 12:08    View Full Story...

The family of one of Stevenage’s longest serving taxi drivers has paid a touching tribute to his life.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 11:34    View Full Story...

Entry is open to a competition recognising independent retailers for their central role as the lifeblood of our high streets.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 7 2020 10:18    View Full Story...

A crash near Knebworth which closed both lanes of the A1(M) between Junction 6 for Welwyn and 7 for Stevenage is continuing to cause heavy traffic in the area since reopening.


The Comet - Published Thu Aug 6 2020 18:11    View Full Story...

Tomorrow is set to be one of the hottest days of the year, the Met Office has warned, as residents are reminded to stay hydrated and keep each other safe.


The Comet - Published Thu Aug 6 2020 17:30    View Full Story...

The most comprehensive overhaul of the local planning system since the Second World War has been unveiled by the government today.


The Comet - Published Thu Aug 6 2020 15:25    View Full Story...

Last month, the government made it mandatory for people to wear a face covering when shopping and while travelling on public transport – or face a £100 fine.


The Comet - Published Thu Aug 6 2020 12:11    View Full Story...

Schools in Hertfordshire excluded pupils for racist bullying on nearly 150 occasions last year, new figures reveal.


The Comet - Published Thu Aug 6 2020 10:23    View Full Story...

One man has been cautioned as police appeal for witnesses after reports of a collision and subsequent altercation between two drivers in Stevenage.


The Comet - Published Wed Aug 5 2020 17:08    View Full Story...