An auntie is running to raise money and awareness of a poorly understood type of autism, which can be mistaken for ‘naughtiness’.
Whether you live in Hertfordshire or you are just visiting for a weekend break we have 10 ways for you to celebrate Mother’s Day 2017 a little differently.
Show some love to St Albans hedgehogs as they come out of hibernation. That’s the message from a wildlife fanatic and former animal welfare volunteer.
For World Doula Week (March 22-28), Caroline Thain spoke to a St Albans doula to find out – what does a doula do?
Local councils are not doing enough to encourage cycling, according to a Green party councillor who is campaigning for residents to get on their bikes.
A “malicious” psychological abuser from Harpenden who made up a fake ex to stalk his new girlfriend has been jailed for 18 months.
Vandals are again costing taxpayers thousands of pounds in lost revenue after targeting car park payment machines at Westminster Lodge for the second time in two months.
Some of St Albans’ most vulnerable residents will benefit from outspoken Katie Hopkins’ recent libel blunder.
A former turkey farmer has taken the literary world by storm with his Tolkien-inspired debut book.
A 90-year old “local hero and treasure” who voluntarily litter picks in all weathers – every day – has been praised by the community.
Strong local women appeared on radio to discuss if it’s still ‘a man’s world’, as part of International Women’s Day.
Taking photographs saves lives – according to one St Albans dad with a difference.
Drug paraphernalia is increasingly being dumped at a popular riverside location, close to ducks and walkers, because police “aren’t doing their job”, a fed-up resident has warned.
A support group for parents of children with additional needs is launching this week.
Loneliness is a step closer to being reduced in St Albans, thanks to a new initiative.
A woman claims her fingers were “cut, burnt and left badly infected” at a St Albans beauty salon.
Forty years after discovering the corpse of a missing Australian heiress, a St Albans builder still vividly remembers stumbling upon what he initially assumed was a ‘shop dummy’.
The mum of an “amazingly brave little boy” with a rare genetic condition will walk for 30 hours to raise money for the charity which helps them.
Spending a penny when visiting the toilet has become literal for one St Albans pre-school.
The Force is clearly strong with Yoda the black cat, who has been reunited with his ecstatic owner after going missing 15 years ago.
Stealing more than £7,000 from the clothes shop where she worked has resulted in a suspended prison sentence for a 26 year old.
An ‘oblivious’ cyclist who died after colliding with a car on a St Albans A-road had a significant amount of cannabis in his blood, an inquest heard last week.
A motorist who caused the death of a friend and drove into the path of an oncoming lorry after being ‘distracted’ by his mobile phone was jailed for 27 months today (Friday).
A man jailed for nine months after stealing more than £28,000 from a primary school’s PTA account has been described as ‘mean’ by a judge.
A burglar was jailed for over four years today (Friday) after stealing two cars from homes in Harpenden and Luton.
A driver has been found guilty of causing the death of his friend by dangerous driving when he drove into the path of an oncoming lorry.
A St Albans woman caught ‘red-handed’ on CCTV stealing money from her best friend of 25 years has been labelled ‘mean and greedy’ by a judge.
Health and safety failings which led to the death of a young labourer have resulted in a demolition site manager being given a suspended prison sentence.
A London Colney man who took to dealing in drugs, assuming it would solve his financial problems, has been jailed for 27 months.
An ‘irresponsible’ speeding motorcyclist who knocked down and killed a 71-year-old man has been jailed for four years at St Albans Crown Court.
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