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Lorry collision in Harpenden causes traffic jam

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 12:03pm

Drivers were warned to expect long traffic tailbacks in central Harpenden this morning (Thursday), as a lorry had to be removed following a collision with a bridge in Station Road.

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Harpenden woman surprised after pony gives birth to a mule

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 11:17am

April meant more than showers for a riding school owner after her mare went into labour with unexpected results.

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Homes sell-off proposal for Harpenden hospital complex

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 12:54pm

A health trust is planning to purchase part of a hospital complex and sell off the remainder of the site to enable it to carry out a major redevelopment.

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Harpenden school’s Curry Run efforts help to support children’s prosthetic limb charity

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 12:52pm

Ditching normal lunch for curry is always a popular event at a secondary school - and doing so has helped to raise funds for good causes at the same time.

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Mother found guilty of failing to ensure her daughter attended Harpenden school

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 2:55pm

A mother has been found guilty of failing to ensure her daughter attended school after she didn’t turn up to court.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 1:07pm

Court results published in the Herts Advertiser are taken from Herts Magistrates Courts and are published without prejudice.

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Spate of portaloo thefts across St Albans and Harpenden

Sat, 21/05/2016 - 8:30pm

A spate of portaloos thefts has left the police feeling flushed after their search for the culprits has been fruitless.

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School scrapped due to ‘lack of need for places’: FoI response to Harpenden group

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 6:01pm

The government’s sudden, contentious decision to cancel a new free school it had supposedly been championing was due to there being enough school places in the area, it has been revealed.

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Harpenden family find time capsule under floorboards

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 4:51pm

A surprise blast from the past greeted a family who are renovating their home when they discovered a time capsule hidden under the floorboards.

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Traveller sentenced after assaulting man in Harpenden taxi queue

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 4:31pm

A traveller who punched a man in a taxi queue after believing he heard a racial slur was sentenced on Friday (13).

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Harpenden motorist appeals for help finding hit-and-run driver

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 12:35pm

A social worker left injured after her car was in collision with another motorist who did not stop is asking for help in identifying him.

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Masked gang rob Harpenden home

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 8:38am

A young woman endured a terrifying ordeal when her Harpenden home was robbed by a gang of masked intruders.

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Parking nightmare as one in six St Albans and Harpenden residents struggle to park in the road they live in

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:03am

As the amount of cars on the roads soars, there is mounting chaos for those trying to park near their own homes.

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Harpenden pupils’ conversations on death become a viral sensation

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 10:44am

Pupils of an infant and nursery school have become internet sensations following a humorous video of them talking about death.

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Fraud offences at Sainsbury’s stores in St Albans and Harpenden

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 5:21pm

Sainsbury’s stores in St Albans and Harpenden have been targeted four times by a man who fraudulently withdrew nearly £7,000 from the supermarket giant across Herts.

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Harpenden Knickers Model’s Own star releasing book following success of social media campaign

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 12:37pm

A Harpenden internet sensation has been photographed by a world-renowned fashion photographer for a book about her successful charity campaign.

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The latest court results from the St Albans area

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 11:25am

Court results published in the Herts Advertiser are taken from Herts Magistrates Courts and are published without prejudice.

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Bid to secure all-weather pitch at Harpenden school

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 11:22am

Hundreds of signatures have been gathered on a petition in support of a plan to develop an all-weather sports pitch on land at a secondary school.

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New peak for first-time buyers

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 10:14am

The number of first-time buyers in March leapt to 32,500 – the highest figure since June 2014.

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Harpenden couple targeted by fraudsters for bogus lottery scam

Fri, 13/05/2016 - 4:36pm

An elderly couple who left South Africa for a better life in Harpenden have spoken out after they were targeted by fraudsters.

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