Monday, October 15, 2018

Ice cream trucks in St Albans could have to go electric to help reduce air pollution.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

More than 40% of parents who have their child maintenance payments controlled by the Government in St Albans are failing to pay their ex-partners.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

People in St Albans are among the happiest in the UK, according to a new survey from the Office for National Statistics.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hertfordshire parents lost trust, faith and confidence in decision-making about their children, a county council investigation into Nascot Lawn has found.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

What would he think of his event today? “He would be astounded. Whether he would be happy with the scale of it now, I’m not sure. He never visualised this.”

Thursday, September 20, 2018

I welcome the fact that the new Local Plan is making progress and is now out for consultation. We currently have one of the oldest district plans in the country. We need a new plan to meet growing housing need and to shape St Albans for the future.

Monday, September 17, 2018

More than 100 local people took to the historic streets of St Albans and embraced the 10-mile Moonlight Walk for Rennie Grove Hospice Care on Saturday.

Monday, September 17, 2018

A special dinner event to raise money for a suicide awareness charity is being held at a St Albans restaurant.

Monday, September 17, 2018

I was a ‘70s kid so swimming trips meant a bag of crisps afterwards, and chips if we had time. I am sure the GB Olympic training squads would roll their eyes at that; it was a very different time!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Newspapers across the county have signed up to a new charter committing to helping prevent suicide by reporting the subject with sensitivity.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

A few years back I was fixing a shed in our garden and had enlisted the help of my young son. We were busy moving rotten pieces of wood from the side of the shed when suddenly I felt sharp stabbing pains in my lower legs. Before I had a chance to investigate my son started screaming in pain and it took a few more seconds to realize that we were trampling on a wasps’ nest!

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Two very well supported local golf days have each raised an impressive amount of money for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Everyone get their dungarees because it’s time for the Potato Shin-dig at Willows Activity Farm.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

You may not yet know it, but you probably possess a skill or talent that can make a real difference to local people living with a life-limiting illness.

Friday, August 31, 2018

As many of us return from summer holidays, yet aren’t quite ready to leave behind the warm climates and delicious food, can I suggest a trip to Okka in Harpenden? It’s warm welcome and Turkish/Mediterranean cooking will take you straight back to happy memories.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Big things are happening at ZLS Whipsnade Zoo and we’re not just talking about the rhinos.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Probably one of the biggest development’s in any young child’s life is the day they start school. Yet for many, the anxiety of being separated from parents means this is a traumatic time for all involved. Stacey Turner, a former teacher, children’s author and expert of separation anxiety, looks at how to cope with this experience in the first of a two-part feature.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The season is starting to come to an end, but Debbie McMorran is still making the most of what’s left of the summer...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

It never ceases to amaze me how swiftly nature moves through the seasons. The intense heatwave we are currently enjoying perhaps masks the seasonal movement giving us the sense of eternal summer days and slowing us to a more leisurely pace.

Friday, August 17, 2018

For families caring for a young one with a life-limiting condition, the physical and emotional challenges can be bewildering and overwhelming. But Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s team of dedicated children’s nurses help shoulder the burden and – literally – ease the pain.

Friday, August 17, 2018

This unusually long hot and sunny summer - and it’s still only the beginning of August! - is a heyday for producers of refreshing summer drinks of all kinds. In wine terms that means light crisp whites and pale interesting rosés from around the world, in both still and sparkling styles.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Have you spotted the new micropub The Reading Rooms in Wheathampstead, right on the High Street? It is a very cool addition to the village and could have come straight from Hoxton.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Exam results day can be a daunting prospect, but with some planning you can be prepared for any outcome. To make sure you’re ready for tomorrow, we spoke to careers advisors at the National Careers Service to find out what you need to do ahead of the big day.

Friday, August 3, 2018

There may have been a momentary respite thanks to last weekend’s rainfall, but after temperatures climbed again over the past few days the hot weather is continuing to take its toll across the district.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Thousands of people are expected to flock to a mega music festival inside the majestic surroundings of Trent Park this Saturday.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

St Albans’ only major music festival is once again backing local charities in order to support their work in the community.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Alongside chart-busting headline acts such as Pixie Lott and All Saints, there are many talented local artists preparing to strut their stuff at this year’s Meraki Festival.

Friday, July 27, 2018

It’s less than a few weeks until the Meraki Festival is upon as again, and it’s not just the line-up of artists but also the menagerie of different food vendors and pop-up bars that looks delicious.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

This year’s Meraki Festival will soon be returning to the Herts County Showground for a weekend of sun, music, activities and festival fun.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

A St Albans guide has done royally well by achieving an internationally recognised award over three years.

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