Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden
A breast cancer survivor from Harpenden who was misdiagnosed will be braving a 5k run for both herself and her mum who died of the disease six years ago. Jane Sims, who has lived in the Crabtree area of Harpenden her whole life, will be taking part in St Albans Race for Life on July 26.
Green thumbs in St Albans and Harpenden have been asked to open their gardens for a good cause, to help support a local air ambulance service.
Parents are unhappy about the name change of a primary school which moves into its new permanent home in September.
A brave nine-year-old girl from Harpenden who has undergone heart surgery is looking forward to completing her second fundraising event in a month.
St Albans residents have been asked to keep an eye out for a missing pet who went on the run after being spooked by another dog.
Sunshine shone on young and old alike as they celebrated Armed Forces Day on Saturday.
A Harpenden man caught with child sex abuse images again was told by a judge he would “spend longer and longer behind bars” if he kept reoffending.
Developers eyeing up tracts of Green Belt land near schools, lakes, tourist attractions and sports fields are to be invited to discuss their plans with the district council.
A woman has been awarded an esteemed accolade following her fashion-focused tribute to her late mother, which has raised more than 10 times the original fundraising target.
It has been revealed that the cost of security measures needed to protect genetically modified (GM) wheat during a controversial trial in Harpenden climbed to over £2 million.
A staff governor at the school of a Year 8 pupil seriously injured in a road accident before Christmas will be bravely taking to the skies to help with her rehabilitation.
The education funding crisis continues to bite in St Albans and Harpenden, with a secondary school forced to ask parents for help in sourcing additional income streams.
An anti-Tottenham rant has copped Harpenden based Arsenal star Jack Wilshere a £40,000 fine from the Football Association (FA).
It was a high-spirited team running in support of brave teenager Chad Martindale at the St Albans Half Marathon.
A St Albans stud farm - once the home of brood mares belonging to both the late Queen Mother and the Queen herself - has officially reopened for business.
A short film honouring 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau through the eyes of an influential Holocaust survivor is hoping public support will help it become a reality.
Jamie Carrier: 36, of Holyrood Crescent, St Albans, was committed to prison for four weeks suspended for 12 months, and ordered to pay £224.98 compensation and £120 costs after stealing meat worth £200 from the Co-op in St Albans on January 20, meat worth £24.98 also from the Co-op on February 2, and meat worth £22.47 from Morrisons in St Albans on February 4.
A young Harpenden entrepreneur, fed up with the lack of healthy cereal options on the market, has launched her own superfood alternative.
Praise has been heaped on‘forward-thinking’ councillors who approved a new pavilion on Harpenden’s common, despite it being recommended for refusal.
A dose of sunshine is a good thing; it helps flowers grow and we get most of our vitamin D from exposure to sunlight, which is essential for healthy bones.