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Stevenage’s pubs and restaurants are well and truly open for business after a successful week of trialling new COVID-secure measures to keep punters safe.


The Comet - Published Tue Jul 7 2020 18:55    View Full Story...

A Hitchin-based charity for young people is set to receive almost £2,000 in grant funding from North Hertfordshire District Council’s Hitchin Committee.


The Comet - Published Tue Jul 7 2020 18:16    View Full Story...

People in Hitchin enjoyed the sunshine and shared smiles over the weekend, as some of the town’s pubs, restaurants and bars reopened for the first time in months.


The Comet - Published Tue Jul 7 2020 16:09    View Full Story...

Do you know someone who has contributed to the community year after year for as long as you can remember?


The Comet - Published Tue Jul 7 2020 12:14    View Full Story...

The victims of an apparent dog theft fraud are now appealing for fresh information, more than a year since their two bull terriers went missing in suspicious circumstances.


The Comet - Published Tue Jul 7 2020 11:28    View Full Story...

An independent car dealership in Hitchin marked its 10 year anniversary with cake, balloons and a visit from the town centre manager.


The Comet - Published Tue Jul 7 2020 10:46    View Full Story...

Bail has been granted to a Herts police officer accused of engaging in sexual activity with a child.


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 18:31    View Full Story...

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.


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 18:07    View Full Story...

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.


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 17:51    View Full Story...

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.


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 15:08    View Full Story...

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.


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 14:12    View Full Story...

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


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 12:11    View Full Story...

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.


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 11:06    View Full Story...

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


The Comet - Published Mon Jul 6 2020 10:39    View Full Story...

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.


The Comet - Published Sat Jul 4 2020 19:40    View Full Story...

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


The Comet - Published Sat Jul 4 2020 19:29    View Full Story...

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.


The Comet - Published Sat Jul 4 2020 17:44    View Full Story...

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


The Comet - Published Sat Jul 4 2020 13:41    View Full Story...

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...