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It’s not often legendary Liverpool boss Bill Shankly was wrong – but when he mused: “Football isn’t a matter of life or death, it’s far more important than that” – he was completely and utterly incorrect.


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A 42-year-old man has been arrested after two allegations of sexual assault in Hitchin.


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A record number of knives have been surrendered in Herts during a week-long amnesty.


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Fire crews from Baldock and Royston had to evacuate cattle from a field after 100 tonnes of straw caught alight near Ashwell.


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A North Herts district councillor, who reported being assaulted by a group of young people in Letchworth last Monday, has spoken out about the ordeal.


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A driver was injured in a crash between four cars at Watton-at-Stone.


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A 13-year-old girl who has had her head shaved after her mum’s battle with breast cancer says she wants to inspire other girls not to get hung up on the way they look, but to build their self-esteem from within.


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A Hitchin councillor has outlined plans to make the town the greenest in Britain at his party’s spring conference.


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Stevenage FC says everyone at the club is “shocked and saddened” to hear about the death of former player Michael Thalassitis, who has been found dead at the age 26.


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Garden House Hospice Care is hosting Make a Will Week where North Herts and Stevenage solicitors will be on hand to write basic wills in return for a donation to the charity.


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A Hitchin artist described as an ‘inspiration’ for her selfless charity work has been nominated in this year’s Comet Community Awards.


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A man has been arrested in connection with an incident where a woman was found unconscious in a woodland area in Letchworth this morning.


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A woman has been found unconscious in a woodland area in Letchworth this morning, following concerns for her welfare.


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A 19-year-old Stevenage bus driver has been shortlisted in Arriva’s annual awards.


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A new book about Garden House Hospice Care went on sale on Tuesday, with a special signing from the author held at the charity’s store in Letchworth.


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The Roaring Meg Retail Park in Stevenage will be alive with the sound of music on Sunday as members of the UK’s largest contemporary choir sing to raise money for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.


The Comet - Published Fri Mar 15 2019 15:27    View Full Story...

Rhythms of the World is set to return to its roots this year with an event at Hitchin Town Hall, despite hopes that a full-scale festival could be organised.


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The public toilets at Howard Park and Gardens in Letchworth have been closed for the second time in two months following further vandalism.


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MPs voted to seek a delay on leaving in the House of Commons last night, but how did our MPs vote?


The Comet - Published Fri Mar 15 2019 14:15    View Full Story...

Two mobile phone contracts, credit cards and direct debits have been taken out fraudulently in Stevenage – and now police have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.


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