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Harpenden MP reacts to EU Referendum decision

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 9:55am

Harpenden MP Peter Lilley, a committed Leave advocate, has welcomed the result of the EU Referendum.

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St Albans historian condemns lack of respect for Somme heroes in same week WWI trees are stolen from golf club

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 3:20pm

A paltry turnout at a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the Battle of the Somme has come under fire just days after trees planted in memory of those who died in World War One were stolen from a golf club.

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Rio comes to Harpenden for annual carnival event

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 9:16am

More than 10,000 people turned out in Olympic year to enjoy Harpenden’s Rio-themed carnival.

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How many people in St Albans will be casting their vote in once-in-a-lifetime EU Referendum?

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 1:02pm

The total number of eligible voters in St Albans for today’s historic EU referendum is 104,858, according to a district council spokesman.

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Pharmacies in St Albans, Harpenden and Wheathampstead sell cupcakes to help Alzheimer’s Society

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 11:33am

Cupcakes were just the prescription when they went on sale in a number of pharmacies to raise money for charity.

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Elderly pedestrian hospitalised following collision in Harpenden

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 2:06pm

An elderly woman has been hospitalised after she was involved in a collision this morning (Monday).

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Fiery debate on EU Referendum at St Albans Cathedral

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 11:34am

Interjectors tried their best to upset a debate on being in or out of the European Union last week, as panellists arguing to stay in the association struggled to have their voices heard.

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St Albans Literary Festival short story competition winners announced - read the top two entries here

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 11:27am

A young writer who wants to become an author when she leaves school is the winner of the St Albans Literary Festival’s junior short story competition.

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Harpenden scientists unsure of effects of Brexit

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 9:41am

Rothamsted Research in Harpenden has not been involved in any organised campaign regarding today’s EU Referendum, explaining that “it is difficult to predict the potential effects that a decision to leave the union may have on our work”.

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Herts Police flying the rainbow flag for greater tolerance

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:34am

A rainbow flag has been flown from the headquarters of the Herts Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) in Harpenden for the first time to highlight the work of lesbian and gay liaison officers.

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St Albans Sea Cadets marking 75 years of seamanship

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 10:58am

Sea Cadets will be pushing the boat out as they celebrate the club’s 75th birthday.

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St Albans Saints cyclists ride to Amsterdam to help fight prostate cancer

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 10:52am

Football boss, Lawrence Levy, and two fans hope they have helped to rule prostate cancer offside by spending two days on a charity cycle ride to Amsterdam.

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Recognition for St Albans, Wheathampstead, Radlett and Harpenden residents in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 5:01pm

A school secretary sits alongside a head teacher and a university professor in being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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St Albans academy celebrates four-year Ofsted turnaround

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 1:43pm

In the space of only four years, a St Albans academy has jumped two Ofsted grades to be marked as good with outstanding features.

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St Albans district celebrates Queen’s 90th birthday with street parties

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 1:00pm

Right royal celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday broke out across the St Albans district at the weekend as numerous street parties were held together with themed fetes and festivals.

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Sixth generation Harpenden farmer backs EU Remain campaign

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 11:37am

For over 200 years and through six generations, Will Dickinson’s family has farmed at Cross Farm in Harpenden.

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Harpenden butcher scoops silver medal despite burning his sausages

Tue, 14/06/2016 - 11:17am

If it was the Olympics, he may have been disqualified at the first hurdle.

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We will rock you, promise Queen tribute band ahead of Harpenden festival

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 2:38pm

Tribute band Killer Queen will this summer perform at a world-famous US music venue that can host an audience of near 10,000 – yet just weeks earlier they will strut their stuff on a stage located in the playing field of a Harpenden school.

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EU Referendum: Hertsmere MP to vote Remain despite ‘scepticism’

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 2:21pm

Despite his ‘scepticism’ over the European Union, Hertsmere MP Oliver Dowden has signalled that he still intends voting for the United Kingdom to remain as a member.

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Uganda soccer squad is kitted out by Harpenden school

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 11:31am

Boys in an overseas football team are often laughed at because of their lack of kit - but thanks to a Harpenden school they can now hold their heads up high.

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