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A 25-year-old man from Arlesey has been arrested in Uganda on suspicion of “intoxicating the public”.


The Comet - Published Fri May 24 2019 16:58    View Full Story...

Silver and kitchenware has been stolen from a house in Letchworth after a burglary yesterday – and police are now appealing for witnesses to the break-in.


The Comet - Published Fri May 24 2019 16:18    View Full Story...

A fun day is set to go ahead this Sunday, in memory of Stevenage woman Francesca Barrow, who sadly died in 2017 after battling with mental illness.


The Comet - Published Fri May 24 2019 16:02    View Full Story...

The Decorative Salvage & Vintage Fair returns to Knebworth House this weekend.


The Comet - Published Fri May 24 2019 15:49    View Full Story...

Police have confirmed the death of a man whose body was found in a public pond in St Ippolyts last week is not being treated as suspicious.


The Comet - Published Fri May 24 2019 14:58    View Full Story...

Theresa May today announced her resignation as Prime Minister following her battle to push through a number of Brexit deals in the Houses of Parliament.


The Comet - Published Fri May 24 2019 14:12    View Full Story...

Concern is growing for a Stevenage woman who has been missing since Monday.


The Comet - Published Fri May 24 2019 11:01    View Full Story...

Confusion over voting registration has left a number of EU nationals in North Herts unable to vote in the European elections today.


The Comet - Published Thu May 23 2019 16:10    View Full Story...

Saturday’s Mitchell Cole Memorial Tournament has raised more than £2,500 for Cardiomyopathy UK in memory of the former Stevenage footballer.


The Comet - Published Thu May 23 2019 13:48    View Full Story...

After a 73-year-old Stevenage man suffered a stroke in November 2016, he started the long road to recovery. His one driving motivation? To get behind the wheel again.


The Comet - Published Thu May 23 2019 10:15    View Full Story...

More than 60 brave men and women abseiled off the top of Stevenage’s Lister Hospital on Sunday to raise money for the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals Charity.


The Comet - Published Thu May 23 2019 09:32    View Full Story...

Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors in North Herts teamed up on yesterday evening to form a coalition administration – with no Conservative representation on a new-look executive team.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 16:11    View Full Story...

A panel has been set up to look into “what lessons can be learned” from the Hitchin Town Hall and North Hertfordshire Museum project after it was plagued with delays.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 16:08    View Full Story...

Gin lovers flocked to Hitchin Town Hall onSaturday for the Rotary Club of Hitchin Tilehouse Spirit of Gin Festival.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 15:08    View Full Story...

A drop-in service – which provides food, company, clothes and much more to the homeless and vulnerable in North Herts – has opened a pop-up shop in Letchworth town centre to help support the cause.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 13:40    View Full Story...

Our annual Comet Community Awards took place this evening – with 12 worthy winners, alongside our fantastic finalists, celebrating great work and achievements in Stevenage and North Herts over the last year.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 11:39    View Full Story...

Concerns are growing for the welfare and safety of a missing Letchworth man who has not been seen since 5pm yesterday.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 10:51    View Full Story...

Two men have been arrested in Stevenage on suspicion of drugs offences during a national week of action agasinst county lines gang activity.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 10:46    View Full Story...

There was family fun aplenty at Hitchin’s Walsworth Festival on Sunday, much to the delight of organisers.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 10:16    View Full Story...

A stepfather has hit back at “judgemental” comments made by people in a Baldock community Facebook group following an incident in the town on Wednesday.


The Comet - Published Wed May 22 2019 08:28    View Full Story...