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BREAKING: Four-car accident on M1 near Harpenden, patient being treated for head injuries

2 hours 56 min ago

A driver is being treated for head injuries following a crash involving four cars at junction 9 of the M1.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 10:44am

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.

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Luton Airport flight path change means less noise for St Albans

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 8:34am

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).

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GCSE Results 2015: Oaklands College in St Albans

Mon, 24/08/2015 - 11:58am

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.

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Luton Airport bid to relax noise limits of flights over St Albans and Harpenden

Mon, 24/08/2015 - 10:28am

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.

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Harpenden golf club provides benevolent day boost for graduation visit

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 10:31am

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.

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GCSE Results 2015: St Albans School

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 9:04am

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.

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Two people arrested after phone scam on woman aged in her 90s in Harpenden

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 4:05pm

A teenage boy and a man have been arrested following an alleged phone scam in Harpenden.

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St Albans remembers Victory over Japan Day

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 9:11am

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.

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Former Harpenden teacher on indecent images charge

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 9:08am

A former Harpenden primary teacher has been remanded in custody on charges relating to the possession of indecent images of children.

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‘Bee-killing pesticides’ to be used in Herts

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 1:21pm

Local campaigners have swarmed to attack a government decision to allow the use of pesticides which are allegedly harmful to bees.

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Harpenden dog walker hospitalised after bull mastiff attack

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 2:39pm

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.

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Evening of music and laughter planned for Harpenden-based amputee charity

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 2:37pm

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).

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Harpenden man asks: ‘Why was my 70-year-old attacker not charged?’

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 2:35pm

A man has told of his “frustration” with the police after he was punched in the face by a 70-year-old woman.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 10:03am

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.

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Jack Wilshere back in training: Arsene Wenger in London Colney

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 4:57pm

Harpenden-based Arsenal star Jack Wilshere is making good progress following the latest in a run of injuries, according to club boss Arsène Wenger.

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Harpenden Town Football Club opens new café at Rothamsted Park

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 12:18pm

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.

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Harpenden heart condition girl raises thousands for GOSH

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 4:16pm

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.

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Network Rail picks up a £2m bill for delays on Thameslink line which affected St Albans, Harpenden and Radlett travellers

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 3:22pm

Network Rail has been fined £2 million over train delays and cancellations which have hit Thameslink travellers from the St Albans district and Radlett.

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Harpenden partnership piloting new African farming techniqu

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 3:19pm

An African community will be feeling the benefits of a collaboration between a renowned research institute and a charity.

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