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A new public consultation that could determine changes to your polling districts, places and stations is coming soon, courtesy of North Herts District Council.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 16 2019 15:46    View Full Story...

A popular barber shop in Hitchin raised more than £450 for a charity which supports cancer patients.


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Herts’ fire union agreed yesterday that it would carry out industrial action if fire crew reduction plans go ahead.


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Seven crews from across Hertfordshire have been tackling a fire in Letchworth this morning, and are currently still working at the site.


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A new Starbucks drive-thru has opened in Stevenage today, and customers are being encouraged to try out the freebies on offer in store today.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 16 2019 10:42    View Full Story...

IWM Duxford’s forthcoming Battle of Britain Air Show will celebrate cinematic history.


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Herts police are investigating a suspected arson that took place in Hitchin earlier this morning.


The Comet - Published Fri Aug 16 2019 08:29    View Full Story...

The mum of a four-year-old boy who fell into a lake on Saturday is keen to thank the four strangers who helped rescue him from the water.


The Comet - Published Thu Aug 15 2019 16:27    View Full Story...

Fixed penalty notices can now be handed to those who have neglected to dispose of their waste through a licensed waste carrier, as North Herts District Council cracks down on fly-tippers.


The Comet - Published Thu Aug 15 2019 16:02    View Full Story...

A month on from the launch of a fundraising appeal to save a girl’s life in Letchworth, her mother has told the Comet about new “frustrating” developments that have left her family in depair.


The Comet - Published Thu Aug 15 2019 16:01    View Full Story...

North Herts District Council’s overview and scrutiny panel has gathered for three special meetings to discuss the issues faced when redeveloping Hitchin Town Hall and creating a district museum through a partnership – a debacle that spanned almost six years.


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Arlesey Fish and Chips has been named one of the top takeaways of its kind in central and southern England.


The Comet - Published Wed Aug 14 2019 16:30    View Full Story...

The mother of a 16-year-old Hitchin boy who suffered life-changing injuries after a freak accident at home has spoken to the Comet about how his dream of becoming a professional footballer has been crushed.


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A man from Hitchin has found a fun way to test our furry friends’ agility and intelligence.


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Armed police have been searching a Stevenage road after a man was reportedly seen with a gun.


The Comet - Published Wed Aug 14 2019 13:50    View Full Story...

Can you find one of these special skips and take a selfie with it to win a place at the Herts 10k?


The Comet - Published Wed Aug 14 2019 12:57    View Full Story...

A historic pub in Hitchin is set to reopen this week as a new bar – with the first 100 guests to receive a free Champagne reception.


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Commuters will be hit by a 2.8 per cent rail fare increase in 2020, it was confirmed today by the Department for Transport.


The Comet - Published Wed Aug 14 2019 12:26    View Full Story...

Firefighters worked through the night after a blaze spread through a pile of hay bales in Baldock.


The Comet - Published Wed Aug 14 2019 10:35    View Full Story...