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Strictly Come Dancing star Judy Murray inspires future stars of women’s tennis

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:41pm

A tennis centre welcomed top coach Judy Murray as part of a bid to get young girls into tennis.

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St Albans cyclist ready for 3,000-mile challenge across America

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:39pm

Despite being forced to pull out midway through a gruelling race last year due to injury, St Albans cyclist Shusanah Pillinger is preparing for her imminent second attempt.

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Another David vs Goliath victory in battle over development of St Albans meadow

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:38pm

Delighted residents were celebrating this week after learning that the latest bid to graze horses on a wildlife meadow adjoining their homes had failed.

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Hopes Bricket Wood village pub will rise again

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:35pm

A pub company has dismissed rumours that it was left facing a repair bill for thousands of pounds to fix damage to a village inn from a tap left running after it was closed.

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Fears over chainsaw work on Alban Way school route

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:31pm

A concerned passer-by has voiced her fears about dangerous work being carried out on a narrow stretch of footpath while children were on their way to school.

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Schools given free access to pitches at new London Colney leisure centre

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:26pm

Local schools in the south of the district will benefit from artificial pitches at a new £4.6 million leisure centre nearing completion in London Colney.

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Oaklands housing development scheme goes to appeal

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:25pm

A rejected major housing development proposed for St Albans’ Green Belt will now be decided by a planning inspector after an appeal was launched.

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Harpenden man’s 25K run in memory of stillborn son

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:17pm

A Harpenden man is gearing up to run 25km to fundraise for charity in memory of his second son who was stillborn.

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Harpenden man’s 25K run in memory of stillborn son

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:17pm

A Harpenden man is gearing up to run 25km to fundraise for charity in memory of his second son who was stillborn.

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X-Men and Lord of the Rings actor backs St Albans school’s equality ethos

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:15pm

Award-winning actor Sir Ian McKellen wowed pupils at a city school when he joined them for the unveiling of their mission statement designed to encourage equality.

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Colney Heath councillor calls for more police in rural areas after dog injured by van thieves

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:02pm

A dog has been attacked by thieves who were disturbed while stealing tools from its owner’s van.

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Colney Heath councillor calls for more police in rural areas after dog injured by van thieves

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 2:02pm

A dog has been attacked by thieves who were disturbed while stealing tools from its owner’s van.

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Five from Redbourn plead not guilty to offences against animals

St Albans Review News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 1:56pm
Michael Morley, Stephen Parkin, Edward Smith, Patrick Smith and Julie Smith all pleaded not guilty to the charges at a hearing at Watford Magistrates' Court on Monday.
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Police officer takes on 56 marathons in 56 weeks for St Albans charity

St Albans Review News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 12:30pm
PC Martin Anderson, from the intervention team based at Hemel Hempstead police station, will be running a mammoth 56 marathons in 56 weeks for Iain Rennie Grove Hospice, a charity providing care and support for patients diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illness and their families.
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Country estate thief gets jail time

Hemel Today - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 12:10pm

A burglar who stole items including handbags, a car stereo, sunglasses and an umbrella from cars parked on a country estate has been sentenced to 36 weeks behind bars.



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Spate of bike thefts spark police warning

Hemel Today - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 11:25am

A bicycle theft crime spree that has swept across Hemel Hempstead has led to police urging cyclists not to leave their bikes unattended.



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Thameslink rapped for lack of communication over closure of St Albans rail station

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 11:14am

Lack of information about the closure of St Albans City Station next weekend has infuriated a would-be passenger who had planned a reunion with an old friend at St Pancras.

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St Albans Literary Festival is coming back for a sequel

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 11:11am

In the wake of the first hugely-successful St Albans Literary Festival, the organisers are promising an exciting follow-up celebration next year.

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More than 400 entrants take part in Colour Run

Borehamwood Times Local News - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 11:00am
More than 400 entrants stepped up for a colour run in Aldenham Park to raise £10,000 for Peace Hospice Care.
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‘He was a hard-working, proud man’: Tragedy as young father dies in his sleep

Hemel Today - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 10:55am

The heartbroken family of a young father who died suddenly have been overwhelmed by a wave of public generosity.



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