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It was an NHS birthday to remember for Lister Hospital yesterday, as it discharged its final coronavirus patient from the Intensive Care Unit – a landmark moment in the hospital’s fight against COVID-19.


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An investigation into the suicide of an abused mum-of-three has found police officers visiting her home six weeks before her death, over a domestic disturbance, had no idea about her partner’s abusive history due to limitations in Hertfordshire police’s reporting systems.


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A wanted man who is known to have links to the Stevenage area is being hunted by police – and anyone with information on his whereabouts should come forward.


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Ian Stewart has appeared in court today charged with the murder of his first wife, Diane – more than three years after he was convicted of murdering fiancée Helen Bailey and dumping her body in a cesspit at their Royston home.


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Hertfordshire Constabulary has warned the public after police were spat-on during Super Saturday – when pubs, restuarants and hairdressers reopened.


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A black bike was stolen from Stevenage earlier this year – and police are now appealing to those who may have seen it for sale online.


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Buying your dream home in Cambridgeshire could become a reality. Brand and marketing manager Tracey Drake and sales manager Lee Webster, from Flagship Homes, shed light on their shared ownership scheme


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Concerns The Crooked Billet pub in Stevenage’s Symonds Geen has permanently closed are unfounded.


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 09:21    View Full Story...

The chief executive of the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City’s New QEII Hospital, has recorded a heartfelt video message thanking the general public for supporting the hospitals and their staff during the coronavirus pandemic.


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A sensory garden has been created at a care home to help stimulate residents, particularly those suffering from dementia.


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The owners of two cats who died after it is thought both were shot with an air rifle are offering a £500 reward for information leading to the successful prosecution of whoever is responsible.


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Children’s play areas across Stevenage are open from today - with the exception of two - as the coronavirus lockdown continues to ease.


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Tesco has donated 61,508 meals of surplus food in Stevenage over the course of its five-year scheme, the supermarket has revealed.


The Comet - Published Fri Jul 3 2020 19:41    View Full Story...

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with five theft and fraud offences in Stevenage – and one in Tring – which involved stealing from elderly victims.


The Comet - Published Fri Jul 3 2020 19:41    View Full Story...

Dr Michael Chilvers, medical director for East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, talks about the picture on the ground in the first of a series of monthly Hertfordshire health columns.


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Hertfordshire police are asking local communities to be alert to the presence of large, unlicensed gatherings this weekend.


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Hitchin’s churches have begun welcoming visitors for the first time since lockdown after the longest closure in the history of the Church of England.


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A house has been damaged in a serious three-vehicle crash which has closed a major Hitchin road this afternoon.


The Comet - Published Fri Jul 3 2020 16:06    View Full Story...

A major Hitchin road is closed this afternoon after a serious crash – and motorists are asked to avoid the area.


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Stephen McPartland MP has written to Stevenage residents over the contentious auctioning of Box Wood land, which came to light last week.


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