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Willow trees donated to Heartwood Forest by Harpenden scientists

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 11:57am

Willow scientists in Harpenden have selected nine species of the tree native to Britain to plant at St Albans’ Heartwood Forest and attract wildlife.

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Herts Ad Comment: Sainsbury’s at the Three Hammers and flooding in Park Street

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 11:56am

There was a sad inevitability about Sainsbury’s finally getting planning permission to build a store in a pub beer garden despite the volume of objections.

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St Albans schoolboy, 10, has his head shaved for cancer charity

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 11:50am

An inspirational 10-year-old boy has raised £1,516 by shaving his head for Macmillan Cancer Support after his uncle died from cancer.

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Leading music journalist and crime writer join St Albans LitFest line-up

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 11:48am

The final list of authors set to appear at this year’s St Albans Literary Festival has been revealed.

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Leading music journalist and crime writer join St Albans LitFest line-up

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 11:48am

The final list of authors set to appear at this year’s St Albans Literary Festival has been revealed.

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Young runners in training for St Albans Half-Marathon and fun run

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 11:41am

Kids have been receiving sporty training for the St Albans 1.5k fun run in a bid to win the Schools Challenge this weekend.

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Pubs stay open later to celebrate the Queen’s birthday

Hemel Today - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 11:34am

Monarchy fans and beer fans alike will be able to celebrate a bit longer this weekend as pubs across England and Wales have their opening hours extended to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.

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Thousands flock to annual steam show in St Albans

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 10:53am

Those who hold steam in high esteem were thrilled last weekend when their carefully restored engines drew a crowd of over 5,000 people to an event in St Albans.

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EU Referendum: Harpenden MP Peter Lilley wants to reclaim control over laws, money and borders

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 10:31am

Quitting the European Union is the best way the UK can “take back control over our laws, our money and our borders,” Harpenden MP Peter Lilley has said.

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EU Referendum: Harpenden MP Peter Lilley wants to reclaim control over laws, money and borders

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 10:31am

Quitting the European Union is the best way the UK can “take back control over our laws, our money and our borders,” Harpenden MP Peter Lilley has said.

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Argos admits overcharging store card holders

Hemel Today - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 10:28am

Argos owner Home Retail Group says it is setting aside at least £30 million to compensate store card customers after overcharging late payment fees.

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EU Referendum: St Albans MP Anne Main “backing Britain”

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 10:16am

Being part of the European Union is a costly burden according to St Albans MP Anne Main, who has criticised Brussels for being ‘remote’.

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Team Tyler running St Albans Half Marathon for GOSH fund

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 9:48am

Last year over 6,600 energetic athletes raised £25,000 for local charities, and this year’s St Albans Half Marathon will include a group running in memory of a toddler who tragically died from sepsis.

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Team Tyler running St Albans Half Marathon for GOSH fund

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 9:48am

Last year over 6,600 energetic athletes raised £25,000 for local charities, and this year’s St Albans Half Marathon will include a group running in memory of a toddler who tragically died from sepsis.

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St Peter’s Church in St Albans holds annual summer fair

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 9:45am

St Peter’s church gets summery this weekend with their annual fair full of activities, bric-a-brac stalls, food, drink and live performances for the family.

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St Albans band is ready to rock Parliament

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 9:40am

Parliament is often considered to be a ‘stuffy institution’ but a local guitarist hopes to shake things up when he plays for St Albans in a battle of the bands.

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St Albans district celebrates the Queen’s 90th birthday with events this weekend

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 9:38am

Celebrations to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday are taking place all over the district this weekend.

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St Albans district celebrates the Queen’s 90th birthday with events this weekend

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 9:38am

Celebrations to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday are taking place all over the district this weekend.

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Alleged slavery victim 'not forced to live with' St Albans couple

St Albans Review News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 9:37am
A man who is alleged to have been the victim of modern day slavery admitted he had voluntarily gone to live with a family of travellers.
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Flytippers dump mound of rubbish in Sandridge

Herts Advertiser Local News - Fri, 10/06/2016 - 9:30am

Following the admission that the council spent £75k on clearing up instances of flytipping over the past municipal year, another bad case has surfaced online.

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