Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden
A driver is being treated for head injuries following a crash involving four cars at junction 9 of the M1.
Michael McCoy: 37, of Cravells Road, Harpenden, was fined £335 plus £119 costs and awarded three penalty points for speeding at 70mph along a 60mph stretch of the M4 between J20-19 eastbound, on December 29.
Plane noise should hopefully decrease for residents in St Albans from now on, after Luton Airport’s proposed flight path changes were approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
A 22 year old who did not focus on exams at school as he was busy playing semi-professional football has celebrated GCSE success at Oaklands College.
A push by Luton Airport to relax noise limits during its expansion would result in “significant disturbance” to St Albans residents, the district council has been warned.
Friends of a golf club stalwart swung into action when they learned the motor neurone disease sufferer needed money to attend his son’s graduation in America.
St Albans School is celebrating a record number of A* grades for the second year running with 59 per cent of entries being awarded the top grade - compared to a national figure of 6.6 per cent.
A teenage boy and a man have been arrested following an alleged phone scam in Harpenden.
Standards were proudly displayed by veterans’ groups at Sunday’s 70th commemoration of the Victory over Japan Day at Jersey Farm Woodland Park in St Albans.
A former Harpenden primary teacher has been remanded in custody on charges relating to the possession of indecent images of children.
Local campaigners have swarmed to attack a government decision to allow the use of pesticides which are allegedly harmful to bees.
A Harpenden man whose bull mastiff hopitalised a fellow dog-walker and her lowchen has been ordered to pay compensation, courts costs and a fine totalling £1,766.
An Oxford-educated lawyer turned pianist/comedian (not a title you’re likely to hear again in a hurry) is putting on a evening of music and entertainment to raise money for the amputee charity, Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hope (ELoH).
A man has told of his “frustration” with the police after he was punched in the face by a 70-year-old woman.
Hugh Docherty: 43, of Cotlandswick, London Colney, was committed to prison for 24 weeks and ordered to pay £140 compensation after trespassing at World Buffet in Watford and stealing a red purse on June 24, and trespassing at Sandy Lodge Golf Club in Watford on June 26 and stealing a purse and its contents. He was also ordered to pay £180 costs and received a concurrent prison sentence after stealing £3,000 cash by trespassing at The Cock Inn pub in St Albans on June 29, trespassing at DDD Ltd in Watford on June 25, and breaching a community order imposed on September 16 in relation to tresspassing at AH Joinery in Tring on July 16 2014 and stealing a cash tin and its contents, stealing a charity box and change belonging to Macmillan Cancer Research in St Albans on March 25 2014, stealing a bottle of vodka worth £10.39 belonging to Lidl supermarket in Bedford on July 7 2014, breaching a community order imposed at Milton Keynes on November 28 in relation to driving while disqualified, and failing to provide a blood specimen in Milton Keynes on June 14 2014.
Harpenden-based Arsenal star Jack Wilshere is making good progress following the latest in a run of injuries, according to club boss Arsène Wenger.
While footballers are busy trying to win cups on the field, Harpenden Town supporters can enjoy a fresh cuppa near the pitch now that the club’s new café has opened.
Making a difference to the lives of young patients is Harpenden schoolgirl Eva Higgins, who has helped raise thousands of pounds for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) after receiving treatment there.
Network Rail picks up a £2m bill for delays on Thameslink line which affected St Albans, Harpenden and Radlett travellers
Network Rail has been fined £2 million over train delays and cancellations which have hit Thameslink travellers from the St Albans district and Radlett.
An African community will be feeling the benefits of a collaboration between a renowned research institute and a charity.