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Pennine Way pioneer helps mark golden anniversary

6 hours 28 min ago

A keen walker featured on national television as part of celebrations for the 50th birthday of the Pennine Way.

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Election 2015: Postal votes now sent out ready for Thursday’s vote

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 12:00pm

More than 31,000 packs have been sent out to residents registered to vote by post ahead of the General Election and local elections on Thursday May 7.

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Celebrity panel set to judge Harpenden Battle of the Bands

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 11:56am

A celebrity panel will be judging the second Harpenden Lions’ Battle of the Bands competition when it is is held in the town next Friday, May 8.

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Harpenden school curries favour with soldiers’ charity

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 11:54am

Big Curry raised big bucks for two charities when special events were held at a Harpenden school last week.

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Election 2015: Harpenden candidates answer questions on key issues affecting the town

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 11:48am

Ask Harpenden residents what the key issues are for the town and most will agree it comes down to affordable housing, development of the Green Belt and the need for more school places. With this in mind, we asked the parliamentary candidates for the area to offer their thoughts on three crucial questions

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Lifeline for residents of Redbourn and Harpenden after bus axed

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 11:45am

Villagers threatened with being stranded after the sudden axing of a bus service between Redbourn and Harpenden have been thrown a lifeline with a new afternoon replacement.

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Paying the price for probe into new Harpenden school site

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 11:43am

There has been criticism of “frivolous” Freedom of Information (FoI) requests in relation to the controversial Green Belt siting of a proposed school in Harpenden which have cost taxpayers thousands of pounds.

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Missing Harpenden dog comes home after nine day search

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 11:39am

A rescued dog which went missing for nine days has been reunited with her very relieved owner who camped out at night and managed to coax her back with gravy bones.

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Luton Airport’s flight paths over St Albans set to be changed

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 10:17am

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is understood to have approved plans to alter a flight path across St Albans district, possibly as soon as August this year.

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70 year old Harpenden man falls victim to phone scam

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 2:50pm

A man in his 70s was conned out of his bank details following a phone scam on Monday (27).

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Hospice needs Harpenden heroes to join in fundraising 5K

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 11:01am

They’re holding out for heroes at our local children’s hospice, with entry now open for the third annual Superhero 5K.

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St Albans’ London Marathon runners are ready for a capital challenge

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 1:03pm

With just hours to go until the 2015 Virgin London Marathon, local competitors are gearing up for the capital’s biggest sporting event.

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Revolutionary new way to donate to charity devised by Harpenden inventor

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 12:52pm

A young man with a strong social conscience is on a mission to change the way the world donates.

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No school places for 30 Harpenden children

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 2:39pm

A young boy with a spinal condition may have to travel more than an hour to school every day after missing out on a local primary school place.

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Firefighters extinguish blaze on Harpenden Common

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 9:45am

Firefighters were called to a blaze at a Harpenden Cricket Club yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).

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Passengers left stranded by scrapping of bus service between Redbourn and Harpenden

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:08am

A sudden change to a bus service connecting Redbourn and Harpenden has left villagers cut off with many pensioners and disabled people stranded.

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Foraging for a Duchess’ dinner with St Albans pub

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 4:42pm

A city centre pub known for its foraged food has teamed up with a children’s rights charity to serve the Duchess of York at an extravagant banquet - with a twist.

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Miracle Molly’s road to recovery after childhood of operations

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 4:40pm

An inspirational young woman has told of her journey from hospital patient to Cambridge medical student following support from a unique charity.

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Urgent appeal to find rehomed dog missing from Harpenden

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 4:17pm

The owners of a rescued dog are desperately seeking help in locating her after she went missing from her new home in Harpenden.

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County told it must buy site for new Harpenden free school

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:05pm

A Freedom of Information request (FoI) has shown that just two of 49 free schools given the initial go-ahead in a recent announcement by David Cameron require a local authority to buy their site.

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