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Adding up to first prize for maths boffins from Harpenden school

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 12:29pm

Dividing up the spoils of victory in a county maths challenge were a quartet of pupils from a junior school.

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St Albans pub may open bar area to dogs

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 12:27pm

Dog owners may have a new pooch-friendly pub to visit.

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Harpenden optician faces inquiry over his fitness to practise

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 4:21pm

An inquiry has been launched to determine a Harpenden-based optician’s fitness to practise in relation to a number of incidents, including stalking.

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Petition urges Brexit MPs in St Albans and Harpenden to quit

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:05pm

An attempt to oust two local MPs in the wake of Brexit has failed to win the full support of district councillors, despite a petition signed by 2,500 people.

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Campaign for bus route to service St Albans’ Batchwood Sports Centre

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 11:13am

Tennis players and fitness fans would benefit from a bus service to Batchwood Sports Centre to encourage more residents to use the world class facility, campaigners have urged.

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Herts Advertiser Comment: Is council just wishing on a star?

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 11:22am

As wish lists go, it is pretty impressive - more GPs and larger surgeries, additional specialised units for older people and the continued expansion of existing schools as well as a couple of new ones.

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All aboard the valuation bus when it comes to St Albans

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 10:58am

Auctioneers J P Humbert – long-term supporters of Rennie Grove Hospice Care – are putting a brand new perspective on their free monthly valuations.

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Harpenden school celebrates 125th anniversary

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 10:52am

Two days of celebrations marked the 125th birthday of a school which has been in the hands of the same family for over 65 years.

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Conservation group warns St Albans Council about Green Belt housing plans

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 11:51am

Green Belt champions have sent a letter to St Albans district and neighbouring councils warning that they are “ignoring” national guidelines by expanding into the countryside.

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Bus provider step in to take over Redbourn school route

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 11:36am

A new bus provider has stepped in to take over a school route after Uno cancelled its service.

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St Albans Council snubs rail freight site homes bid

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 11:34am

A major hurdle has been placed in front of developers vying to turn a former airfield into thousands of homes after St Albans council vowed to protect the Green Belt land from urban expansion.

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Planning for St Albans’ future: Infrastructure needs to support new housing

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 11:12am

Residential growth over the next two decades in St Albans will have to be supported by the provision of additional doctors, schools and road improvement measures, a report recommends.

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Free services provided to make Wheathampstead streets safer

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 10:50am

Residents have received free services to try and make the streets safer.

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New scheme trials free child care for Harpenden parents

Thu, 14/07/2016 - 10:34am

A new scheme is trialling 30 hours of free child care for working parents in Harpenden.

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Herts Police won’t link series of assaults on young St Albans and Harpenden women

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 5:49pm

Police were tight-lipped this week about a possible link between three separate attacks by a man from behind on young women.

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Why St Albans and Harpenden residents may be more at risk from skin cancer

Tue, 12/07/2016 - 12:43pm

Time-poor but cash-rich residents of St Albans and Harpenden are more at risk from skin cancer, and should check regularly for any anomalies, a local pharmacist has revealed.

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Millions of pounds taken out of health care services: warning from St Albans councillor

Tue, 12/07/2016 - 8:58am

Millions of pounds are being expunged from vital local health care, impacting upon school nursing and health visiting services.

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Motorcyclist hospitalised following crash in Redbourn

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 4:18pm

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital today (Monday) following a crash in Redbourn.

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Harpenden fraudster to hand over £56k pension pot: St Albans Crown Court

Fri, 08/07/2016 - 4:41pm

Crime has not paid for a Harpenden fraudster who has been ordered to hand over his entire £56,000 pension pot directly to his overseas victim.

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Teenage girl left in shock after assault in Harpenden

Fri, 08/07/2016 - 4:16pm

A teenager has been left in shock after fighting off an attacker who grabbed her round the face in Harpenden.

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