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Dashcam footage shows the moment a police chase which started in Buntingford ended on an A1(M) slip road near Stevenage – with a Vauxhall Corsa smashing into a stationary car waiting at a red light.


The Comet - Published Wed Oct 16 2019 13:38    View Full Story...

A man who refused to give a group of teenagers a cigarette was left with a suspected broken finger after being attacked near a Letchworth park.


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A PE teacher who has been fighting for his life since being diagnosed with cancer a year ago is walking 1,000 miles in a bid to raise £10,000 to help fund a charity’s groundbreaking research into the killer disease.


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A memorial event for teenager Luke Hobson who sadly died following an accident during a training session at a Hitchin hockey club was held at the weekend.


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Ickleford Primary School is set to reopen tomorrow following two days of closure due to heating failures.


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The government has put reforming the railways at the heart of its legislative agenda known as the Queen’s Speech.


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A former Herts county councillor was arrested on Monday while protesting for climate activist group Extinction Rebellion.


The Comet - Published Tue Oct 15 2019 16:41    View Full Story...

The second part of Finn’s Law is expected to progress more quickly after it was mentioned in the Queen’s speech – delivered at the opening of Parliament on Monday.


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Cash was stolen from a hospice charity shop in Letchworth town centre during an overnight burglary over the weekend.


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A fire in Codicote which saw one of the largest thatched roofs in the UK go up in flames is being treated as arson, police have confirmed today.


The Comet - Published Tue Oct 15 2019 13:57    View Full Story...

A village primary school is closed today and will not reopen until Thursday following heating failures.


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Police investigating a burglary in Hitchin are appealing for witnesses with information to come forward.


The Comet - Published Mon Oct 14 2019 18:53    View Full Story...

A Hitchin counselling charity has joined forces with 80s pop star Kim Wilde in a mammoth fundraising effort.


The Comet - Published Mon Oct 14 2019 18:12    View Full Story...

A 13-year-old Letchworth boy featured on ‘Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes’ on Thursday evening, with the ITV programme following his journey as he underwent life-changing brain surgery.


The Comet - Published Mon Oct 14 2019 17:56    View Full Story...

Choosing between carpet and flooring can be tricky. Do you opt for a carpet because of its warmth and comfort, or do you choose flooring because it’s easier to clean and gives your room a sleek and modern feel?


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An ‘adopt a child event’ will be held in Hatfield today (Oct 16).


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CCTV images have been released after a Hitchin man in his 90s was robbed in a distraction burglary last week – by a woman pretending to be his carer.


The Comet - Published Mon Oct 14 2019 14:52    View Full Story...

A derelict grade II-listed building in Codicote has been seriously damaged by fire for a second time in just over four years – with firefighters working through the night to battle the blaze at the thatched-roof house.


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The body of a mum who died in a freak accident while on holiday in France will be flown home today thanks to the generosity of people who raised the money to cover the repatriation costs.


The Comet - Published Mon Oct 14 2019 12:58    View Full Story...

A Stevenage discovery centre has officially opened its doors with a sell-out family event called Space Saturday.


The Comet - Published Mon Oct 14 2019 12:11    View Full Story...