Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden
Harpenden motorist appears in court accused of causing death by dangerous driving of town retailer Colin Moxley
A frail 82-year-old woman appeared before a crown court judge today accused of killing a tobacconist by dangerous driving.
Two-thirds of Oxbridge applicants from a Harpenden school have been offered places at the prestigious universities.
Easing pressure on struggling hospitals by treating more patients at home is at the centre of a new urgent care service, launched in St Albans.
Developers in the district are set to contribute £1.2 million to community projects as part of an obligation linked to their planning permission.
The death of Terry Wogan on Sunday (31) has prompted people to remember his friend and top producer who lived in the area.
The heart-breaking death of a toddler from sepsis has prompted thousands of pounds to be donated in his memory, to boost research and treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Alternative uses for Radlett Airfield are being sought by the county council - in line with a pledge made when a petition against a rail freight depot on the Park Street land triggered a county council debate on the issue. An invitation to developers to submit expressions of interest on the 119 hectare former airfield has been advertised which is expected to appear in Estates Gazette this week.
There are hopes to provide 35 new jobs - and much needed accommodation - in Harpenden’s town centre with the refurbishment of a traditional 16th century pub.
Harpenden’s civic watchdog has criticised the district council for making it “hugely difficult” to comment on its draft Strategic Local Plan (SLP), which proposes large sites - including in the Green Belt - for future development.
The UK’s music licensing company has apologised to the former landlord of a historic Harpenden pub, after it incorrectly took him to court and hit him with a £1,600 legal bill.
The journalists of the future had the chance to grill Herts Advertiser editor Matt Adams as part of their project on news reports.
In a bid to attract new blood, Citizens Advice St Albans is holding a volunteering afternoon next Wednesday, February 3.
A disabled pensioner has hit out at repeated misdelivery of mail and being expected to redeliver post and parcels to her neighbours.
Jay Edwards: 19, of Wiltshire Avenue, St Albans was committed to detention in a young offender institution for eight weeks after carrying out a serious assault on a vulnerable child at Watford on June 16 and 17 which involved sustained stabbing with a fork and the stubbing out of a cigarette in her face, and failing to surrender to custody at Luton Magistrates Court on December 3. He was also ordered to pay £250 compensation and £80 costs.
Three teenagers are among four people who have now been charged following an alleged burglary in Harpenden last Friday (29).
Four men have this afternoon (Friday) been arrested on suspicion of burglary in Harpenden.
Thieves broke into a house in Harpenden and made off with a safe full of jewellery last weekend.
Govia Thameslink opens Cricklewood sidings as part of plans to improve service to and from St Albans City station
It is fair to say that Govia Thameslink does not always receive the best press in the local and national media.
Scaffolding can be seen encasing a prominent historic Harpenden pub as it undergoes a dramatic transformation to give it a new lease of life, but objections have recently been raised about planned alterations.
A vandalised former care home is to get a new lease of life after a planning inspector gave the go ahead for it to be demolished and modern facilities for the elderly put in its place.