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Herts Ad Comment: Why the secrecy over new primary school?

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 12:37pm

The word ‘consultation’ is one of the most over-used in the current vernacular - everything from small parking changes to major schemes that no-one can influence have to be consulted upon - but when it doesn’t happen at all, it is even more infuriating.

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Secret primary school plan revealed for Bernards Heath open space

Wed, 07/12/2016 - 4:17pm

An out-of-the-blue proposal to turn over land promised as public open space to the building of a two form of entry primary school has stunned local residents.

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St Albans Hospital could take on more specialist surgeries under plans for future care in West Herts

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 4:26pm

An enthusiastic welcome greeted future plans for St Albans City Hospital (SACH) at a public meeting for residents to hear what the proposals were.

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Herts Police fighting against hate crime towards transgender people

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 7:32am

A Harpenden man has spoken about growing up with gender dysphoria (distress), in the wake of an increase in incidents of transgender motivated hate crime.

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Author returns to Harpenden birthplace to celebrate 10 years in print

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:34am

A historical author has marked 10 years in print with a signing at a Harpenden bookshop.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:32am

Court results published by the Herts Advertiser are taken from St Albans and Hatfield Magistrates Court and are published without prejudice.

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Not just a one trick pony in Harpenden pantomime

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:06am

Cinderella will go to the ball with a little help from a white Shetland pony, in this year’s Harpenden Christmas pantomime.

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Harpenden singer stars in dangerous driving awareness film

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 1:54pm

A local singer has starred in a short film to raise awareness of the dangers of texting and driving.

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Harpenden Holocaust survivor turns 90

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 1:52pm

A Holocaust survivor who spent 18 months in a Nazi concentration camp has celebrated her 90th birthday.

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Second St Albans Sustainability Week proves district is keen to keep it green

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 1:39pm

Local residents were not the only beneficiaries of Sustainable St Albans Week, as popular green spaces also received some extra attention.

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Fears that failed St Albans Strategic Local Plan has put district in a ‘vulnerable position’

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 1:33pm

There are fears that St Albans council’s failed Strategic Local Plan (SLP) has put the district in a weak position when it comes to building major housing developments.

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Have your say on St Albans district’s draft Detailed Local Plan

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 12:36pm

Residential development and redevelopment – particularly infill building – is being encouraged in the district council’s latest draft planning blueprint.

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Blueprint for St Albans district’s future growth set out in black and white in detailed plan

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 12:28pm

Anxiety over the likely go-ahead of a new school proposed for Harpenden’s Green Belt could be eased after the district council signalled endorsement of the scheme.

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Ruthless fraudsters sent to jail after conning women in St Albans, Harpenden and Radlett

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 9:17am

A ‘despicable’ gang of conmen who ruthlessly targeted vulnerable people - including a 96 year old Harpenden woman - in a series of phone scams have been sent to prison.

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Harpenden explorer setting off on ground-breaking expedition to South Pole

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 3:55pm

An explorer whose life was badly affected by cancer will be begin an expedition today (Monday) that no-one has ever attempted before.

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Wheathampstead actor, 11, shows that drama talent in “The Bodyguard” is not just a stunt

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 12:18pm

A few decades ago, actor Mark Fincham was putting his limbs on the line as a stuntman in movies including American Ninja 2: The Confrontation.

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St Albans still suffering high air pollution levels

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 10:56am

Experts will speak at a public meeting about St Albans’ air pollution problem tonight (Friday), after receiving ‘deeply concerning’ monitoring results.

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Charity ball in memory of tragic Harpenden toddler raises £21K

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 10:21am

A night of remembrance, organised in the name of a toddler who tragically died last year, has raised more than £21,000 for charity.

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Crown Estate housing scheme would change St Albans district forever

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 10:14am

An exhibition on proposals to build 2,500 new homes on the borders of the St Albans district has done nothing to allay fears about the scale of the development and its local impact.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 10:01am

Court results published by the Herts Advertiser are taken from St Albans and Hatfield Magistrates Court and are published without prejudice.

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