St Albans & Harpenden Review /NEWS/
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New legislation took effect last week allowing couples who are currently in a civil partnership to make a simple conversion to marriages.
Beneficiaries of last year’s appeal, which raised more than £6,000, included Open Door, Carers in Hertfordshire and SNAP.
Carols on the Hour attracts thousands of families, shoppers and visitors to the city on the last shopping Saturday before Christmas. Each carol service lasts just 30 minutes - enough time to sing some uplifting carols with local and Cathedral choirs, and to get a real taste of Christmas in one of the UK’s oldest cathedrals.
A-level business studies students worked hard to organise the event as part of their coursework.
Tom Rankin,19, joined Understanding Recruitment 18 months ago as an apprentice.
The crew from St Albans was called tonight to Holyrood Crescent. On arrival, they found paper on fire on top of a cooker.
Simon McGuire of Tuffnells Way, Harpenden, was found slumped in a chair in room 224 of a hotel, in London Road, Flamstead.
Hertfordshire Constabulary said fraudsters have been taking advantage of people’s tendency to sign for packages upon delivery without checking the contents.
The apology from Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) comes after a number of passengers have complained that the company, which took over from previous franchisee First Capital Connect in September, has so far failed to provide a promised improved service.
The choir and musicians at Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School in Colney Heath Lane came together to perform a variety of carols and hymns to which many of the guests sang along to. Among the guests was 100-year-old Diane Brampton.
Hertfordshire County Council has released 12 ‘top tips’ for keeping warm and staying well this winter.
St Stephen Parish Council’s held their 15th Annual Carol Concert at Greenwood Park on Sunday, December 7.
The Salvation Army will pick guests up at 11.30am and treat guests to a traditional three course dinner, followed by watching the Queen's speech.
Stephen Bygrave has appealed against St Albans District Council’s decision to refuse outline planning permission for 33 houses at the Albert Bygrave Centre.
Thameslink Great Northern ran the train for children through Harpenden and St Albans that proceeded through London, looping around Wimbledon and back to St Albans.
HiSPEK hosted Masterchef The Professionals 2013 Winner Steven Edwards for the cookery day on Saturday, December 6.
Ofsted awarded Skyswood Primary and Nursery School the top rating following an inspection last month.
For the last three weeks, individuals and groups have been dropping off present-filled shoeboxes at the Regus centre at Victoria Street, which has supported the ‘Operation Christmas Child’ appeal for the second year running.
Ayala Brooks, who has cerebral palsy, was among a group of 45 seriously ill youngsters invited by The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to the annual Christmas party held by the Starlight Children’s Foundation on Wednesday last week.
Hertfordshire Constabulary was called at 10.27am to Fishpool Street, after a member of the public called with reports of hearing gunfire.