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Residents are urging the council to reject a retrospective planning application for a chimney which, they say, is spewing “noxious gases” into their homes and gardens.

Paul Draper and the Captain of HMS St Albans

County Club members Paul and Sandra Draper made sure they were not all at sea when they joined affiliates of the ship at a reception held by HMS St Albans.

James Nesbitt learns some lines outside the old town hall during filming of Sky One's Lucky Man

Tv-stars James Nesbitt and Omid Djalili were in town today filming comic-book-legend Stan Lee’s new police drama for Sky 1.

Emma Perkins outside Kustomys Security shop which has had the outside displays vandalised two weeks in a row

A new city centre security shop has suffered a blow in its first two weeks of trading after the frontage was vandalised not once, but twice.

Court report

Failing to notify the council of changes to her partner’s income resulted in a woman being given a community order and ordered to pay back more than £6,700 in housing benefit.

Harpenden News

After making her playwright debut earlier this year, a local author has shown no sign of stopping after scooping a coveted award.

St Albans Magistrates Court

Stephen Jones: 52, of Lower Luton Road, Harpenden, was fined £135 plus £255 costs for assaulting a man by beating at Harpenden on June 2.

Dom Hyams wants everyone to be part of the #AccessRevolution

A man living with brittle bone disease is championing the disabled community by raising funds for an accessibility app.

Harpenden Classics on the Common 2015

Thousands of visitors flocked to the annual Classics on the Common event in Harpenden last week and hopes are high for a record-breaking amount raised for charity.

Mark Runza, Harpenden-based CEO of Gymster

A Harpenden entrepreneur is at risk of his start-up fitness app, Gymster, being ruined by frauds on Twitter who are using his brand to promote dangerous health supplements.



Sam Robson bats for Middlesex

Middlesex opening batsman Sam Robson is bullish about Middlesex’s chances of challenging for the Royal London One Day Cup this year.


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