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Burglar from Luton jailed for theft of car from Harpenden

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 6:42pm

A burglar was jailed for over four years today (Friday) after stealing two cars from homes in Harpenden and Luton.

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BBC presenter to chair Rothamsted forum on agri-food challenges in Harpenden

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 6:11pm

A BBC presenter, who describes herself as being a ‘radio nerd’ since a teenager, is chairing a major agricultural event in Harpenden

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Harpenden history: Herts Advertiser reader recalls “Eric Morecambe owned my Triumph!”

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 4:51pm

A former Harpenden school caretaker has revealed a link with one of the town’s famous sons, national treasure Eric Morecambe, who brought him sunshine in the form of a powder blue convertible.

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Missing Chloe Hall from Harpenden found

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 12:29pm

A teenage girl from Harpenden who went missing for five days has been found safe and well.

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Wartime pilot from Harpenden to be honoured after fatal crash

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 12:17pm

A plaque is being laid for a wartime pilot from Harpenden who was killed in a plane crash in 1942.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 8:49am

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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How Harpenden Asperger’s sufferer used Jedi mind tricks to cope with his condition

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 8:47am

An Asperger’s sufferer, who is keen to raise awareness and funds for an autism charity, has revealed how thinking like a Jedi Knight has helped him live with his condition.

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Adventurer completes pioneering expedition to bottom of the world

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 4:33pm

An intrepid explorer from Harpenden has carved out the first new route to the South Pole by a British explorer in 100 years.

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Have you seen missing teenager Chloe Hall from Harpenden?

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 11:14am

A teenage girl has been missing from Harpenden for four days, and police are appealing for the public’s help in finding her.

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No retreat, no surrender from St Albans council leader over Strategic Local plan

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:40pm

A legal challenge has been launched after a planning inspector put a stop to St Albans’ future expansion plans, putting at risk the local council’s ability to manage major schemes.

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Will change in opening hours result in green light for 3G pitch plan at Harpenden school?

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:38pm

Young football players are hoping that shorter opening hours will pave the way for a new artificial football pitch in Harpenden.

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Man charged with 12 bike thefts in St Albans and Harpenden

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 3:35pm

A 39-year-old man was arrested and charged following a spate of bike thefts at train stations.

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Ten companies where health and safety issues proved a sometimes costly business revealed in Herts Advertiser investigation

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 10:39am

Although St Albans district council has recently avoided being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after two workers fell through a garage roof, other organisations have not been so lucky.

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Government to close Valuation Office Agency in St Albans as cost-cutting measure

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 12:03pm

A second major government organisation is set to quit St Albans.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 8:56am

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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Accessibility is the key for Harpenden travel charity

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 8:47am

Preparations are already well underway for 2017 after a Harpenden-based charity took over 270 disabled passengers and those with life-limiting conditions on day trips and holidays in 2016.

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Meadow officially joins up with Harpenden nature reserve

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 8:42am

Installation of a path and two kissing gates have marked the official opening of a meadow as part of a Harpenden nature reserve.

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Harpenden MP Peter Lilley praises ‘grown-up government’ during Brexit negotiations

Thu, 05/01/2017 - 5:26pm

Outspoken Eurosceptic Peter Lilley, Harpenden’s MP, continues to call for a swift Brexit, saying that it should be feasible given the UK’s current ‘grown-up government’.

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Harpenden woman’s heartache after garden trees are chopped down

Thu, 05/01/2017 - 11:01am

A resident has slammed the council after two trees in her garden were cut down against her wishes and without notice.

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New Year’s gongs for community champions of St Albans district

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 4:12pm

A village stalwart who has run a service to help the elderly and isolated for many years has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours List.

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