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Two-pronged campaign for floodlit 3G football pitch in Harpenden

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 3:50pm

A secondary school and a football club are joining forces to make a fresh bid to build a full size 3G floodlit pitch which will be available to the community as well.

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Latest court results for the St Albans area

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 3:46pm

Christopher Bishop: 26, of Napsbury Lane, St Albans, was banned from driving for 15 months and fined £110 plus £105 costs after refusing to provide a breath specimen for analysis at Hatfield on February 27.

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Tributes paid to St Albans rocker after sudden death

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 3:43pm

Musicians have paid tribute to a “loyal friend with a heart of gold and a rock star swagger” - who died aged 33.

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Funding bid to revamp Harpenden playground with no slide

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 2:00pm

The removal of a dodgy slide from a Harpenden play area, leaving just four pieces of equipment for children of over 2,000 households, has prompted volunteers to revamp the site.

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Man charged after spate of break-ins in Harpenden

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 12:28pm

A man has been charged with six offences of burglary in Harpenden and Hemel Hempstead following a spate of thefts.

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Avengers assemble! McBusted star joins Harpenden superhero run

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:23pm

McBusted drummer Harry Judd underwent a superhero transformation much to the surprise of strollers last Sunday in Harpenden’s Rothamsted Park.

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Unkempt and overgrown grass across St Albans district is just verging on the ridiculous

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:16pm

Grass verges in and around St Albans have become so overgrown and unkempt that they have been branded a disgrace by angry residents and councillors.

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School bands show the way to Battle of the Bands success story

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 2:18pm

Homegrown talent stormed to victory in the 2015 Harpenden Battle of the Bands competition, with groups from all three of the town’s senior schools taking to the stage at St George’s on Saturday.

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Two independents aim to make their mark on Harpenden

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 5:24pm

For the first time in many years, the Conservative ranks on Harpenden town council have been breached by two independent candidates.

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Frog aphrodisiac could work for humans too, says Harpenden scientist

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 4:49pm

A supplement which has a surprise aphrodisiac effect on frogs and fish could aid the future survival of rare species.

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Alice Fredenham to sing at Harpenden restaurant fundraiser for Nepal

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 4:44pm

A Harpenden restaurant is hosting a night of live music in aid of Nepal earthquake victims next Thursday, May 21.

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McBusted drummer Harry Judd pounds Harpenden park for charity run

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 6:30pm

A boyband favourite will be hero of the day as he joins runners at a 5k charity fun run.

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Harpenden burglary victim warning after spate of thefts

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 6:16pm

A criminologist who fell victim to burglars wants to warn people following a spate of thefts that have hit Harpenden.

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Top author at St Albans literary dinner

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 1:35pm

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author is special guest at a literary dinner taking place at a St Albans restaurant next Wednesday.

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Election 2015: Conservatives win St Albans and Harpenden

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 5:51am

The Tories have stormed to victory in both the St Albans and Hitchin and Harpenden constituencies.

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Harpenden blogger wins national award

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 1:38pm

A Harpenden blogger fought off stiff competition to claim a national gong at one of the UK’s most prestigious digital award ceremonies.

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Harpenden chef swaps surgeon’s blade for kitchen knife

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 1:05pm

Many chefs who have trained with Raymond Blanc have gone on to win a coveted Michelin star.

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The latest court results for the St Albans area

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 12:57pm

Hugh Sparrow: 22, of St Albans Road, Sandridge, was fined £150 plus £105 costs and banned from driving for 12 months after giving a breath specimen of 116mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath, in Batchwood Drive, St Albans, on November 22.

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Numbers add up for Harpenden primary school

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 12:50pm

A team of Harpenden pupils have secured the top place at the Aldwickbury Maths Challenge, an annual competition that brings together the mathematical elite from over 30 primary and prep schools in Hertfordshire and North London.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 12:21pm

Henry Salvadori: 26, of Cedar Court, St Albans, was banned from driving for 15 months and fined £110 plus £105 costs after giving a breath specimen of 56mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath, in Hempstead Road, Watford, on January 18.

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