JP Asher

JP Asher is Letchworth & Baldock reporter for the Comet. He lives in Hitchin with his wife and two small children, and is a keen Luton Town football supporter.

Mon, 11:17

A Letchworth man who went missing from Stevenage yesterday morning has now been found safe and well.

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Herts police
Sunday, June 18, 2017

A 53-year-old man from Letchworth is still missing after being last seen in Stevenage early this morning – and police have now appealed to the public for help tracing him.

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Letchworth
Sunday, June 18, 2017

Proposals to downgrade the A507 between Baldock and Buntingford to a B road are set to be discussed at County Hall this week.

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Steve Jarvis
Saturday, June 17, 2017

The UK’s longest-serving police dog, whose keen nose saw him sniff out drugs across Beds, Herts and beyond, has died after a short illness.

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Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, June 17, 2017

Scientists, a champion of young people and police officers from our community have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, released last night.

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Cambridgeshire police
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Royston slimmers are set to make a generous charity donation this weekend of clothes they no longer fit into – and they’ll meet the mayor while doing it.

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Tesco
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

In the wake of last night’s huge tower block fire in west London, a Royston business boss is co-ordinating an urgent aid appeal for those affected.

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London
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A group of pub regulars have spent more than a £100,000 as patrons at the Therfield hostelry they have gone to every week since 1996 – prompting the landlord of their favourite watering hole to donate their latest bill to charity.

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Therfield
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald has been sacked as courts and justice minister amid Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.

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Oliver Heald
Friday, June 9, 2017

Conservative Sir Oliver Heald has said he feels honoured and privileged following his re-election once more as MP for North East Hertfordshire.

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Nicky Shepard
Friday, June 9, 2017

Conservative Sir Oliver Heald has been re-elected as the MP for North East Hertfordshire.

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Nicky Shepard
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The number of firearms officers available across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire has been increased by 50 per cent, in line with moves initiated last year.

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Home Office
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The three candidates challenging Conservative Sir Oliver Heald for the North East Hertfordshire seat in the June 8 General Election had their say at a hustings in Baldock last night.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Saturday, May 27, 2017

While battlefield tours are de rigeur on the continent, we don’t have much of the sort in Hertfordshire – but a group of community historians are set to change that.

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University of Hertfordshire
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Political parties have suspended campaigning for the June 8 General Election following last night’s suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena.

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Stephen McPartland
Monday, May 22, 2017

Commuters were left confused as two train timetables giving different information were both available this morning – with some services apparently going ‘missing’.

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Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, May 20, 2017

About 200 charity walkers criss-crossed over the bridges of London on Sunday to raise thousands of pounds for Garden House Hospice Care.

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Garden House Hospice Care
Friday, May 19, 2017

North Hertfordshire District Council last night elected its new chairman at its annual meeting in Letchworth.

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Lynda Needham
Monday, May 8, 2017

A community photographer from Melbourn is thrilled to have launched his own range of greeting cards.

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Clive Porter
Friday, May 5, 2017

The Liberal Democrats have now announced their candidate to challenge Conservative Sir Oliver Heald in the North East Hertfordshire constituency.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Friday, May 5, 2017

Labour have today announced their parliamentary candidate to go up against Sir Oliver Heald for the North East Hertfordshire seat next month.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Care home staff in Barley held a sponsored cycle on Saturday to raise more than £200 for the Alzheimer’s Society.

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Alzheimer's Society
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

There’s still time to join a team of fundraisers who will be walking through London to raise vital funds for Garden House Hospice Care.

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Garden House Hospice Care
Monday, April 17, 2017

A group of pals from Ashwell are to take a set of pimped-out banger cars on a series of Top Gear-style challenges in aid of children’s charity Barnardo’s – starting with a tour of the village this Friday.

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Ashwell
Friday, April 7, 2017

Magistrates’ court lists containing personal data such as national insurance and phone numbers of defendants have been sent to journalists four times in the past month – despite the problem being pointed out twice.

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Stevenage Magistrates' Court
Monday, April 3, 2017

A 48-year-old motorist from Royston who drove a Range Rover while more than twice the alcohol limit has been banned from the road and handed a bill for almost £1,500.

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Stevenage Magistrates' Court
Thursday, March 30, 2017

A thief from Royston who stole tools worth £4,200 has been given a community sentence.

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Stevenage Magistrates' Court
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Parking tariffs at car parks in Hitchin, Letchworth and Royston will rise by 3.2 per cent, it was confirmed yesterday.

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North Herts District Council
Monday, March 27, 2017

Herts historians marking the First World War’s centenary are to craft a state-of-the-art online archive after today receiving a £99,800 National Lottery grant.

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University of Hertfordshire
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Kickboxing students from Royston’s GMax Academy have had a dream training session with martial arts movie star Scott Adkins.

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