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Harpenden motorist appears in court accused of causing death by dangerous driving of town retailer Colin Moxley

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 11:44am

A frail 82-year-old woman appeared before a crown court judge today accused of killing a tobacconist by dangerous driving.

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Oxbridge success for Harpenden students

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 9:45am

Two-thirds of Oxbridge applicants from a Harpenden school have been offered places at the prestigious universities.

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Rapid Response team aims to ease burden of St Albans and Watford Hospitals

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 9:42am

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.

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Developers contribute £1.2m investment in St Albans and Harpenden communities

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 9:40am

Developers in the district are set to contribute £1.2 million to community projects as part of an obligation linked to their planning permission.

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Death of Terry Wogan prompts memories of Harpenden producer Paul Walters

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 1:30pm

The death of Terry Wogan on Sunday (31) has prompted people to remember his friend and top producer who lived in the area.

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Harpenden dad’s Great Ormond Street fundraising campaign in memory of tragic toddler

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 8:31am

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.

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Park Street rail freight: Alternative uses for Radlett Airfield sought by Herts County Council

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 5:16pm

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.

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Traditional Harpenden pub set for major refurbishment

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 3:08pm

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.

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Harpenden watchdog asks why it is so difficult to comment on St Albans Strategic Local Plan

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 12:01pm

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.

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Former Harpenden pub landlord wins apology after music licence court case

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:40am

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.

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Herts Ad editor inspires next generation of journalists at Harpenden school

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:32am

The journalists of the future had the chance to grill Herts Advertiser editor Matt Adams as part of their project on news reports.

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Volunteers sought by St Albans Citizens Advice

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 1:54pm

In a bid to attract new blood, Citizens Advice St Albans is holding a volunteering afternoon next Wednesday, February 3.

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Harpenden woman, 77, told to redeliver misposted mail

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 1:51pm

A disabled pensioner has hit out at repeated misdelivery of mail and being expected to redeliver post and parcels to her neighbours.

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The latest court results for the St Albans area

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 1:48pm

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.

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Four people charged for burglary and imitation firearm offences in Harpenden

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 9:08am

Three teenagers are among four people who have now been charged following an alleged burglary in Harpenden last Friday (29).

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Police arrest four men in Harpenden after car chase

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 4:04pm

Four men have this afternoon (Friday) been arrested on suspicion of burglary in Harpenden.

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Safe full of jewellery stolen in Harpenden burglary

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 3:57pm

Thieves broke into a house in Harpenden and made off with a safe full of jewellery last weekend.

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Govia Thameslink opens Cricklewood sidings as part of plans to improve service to and from St Albans City station

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 1:48pm

It is fair to say that Govia Thameslink does not always receive the best press in the local and national media.

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Refurbishment plans unveiled for The Harpenden Arms pub

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 9:56am

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.

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Go-ahead given for demolition of derelict Harpenden care home and redevelopment of site

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 9:54am

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.

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