All the cool kids have Mini Micro Scooters...

A St Albans estate agent is giving away a brilliant prize for kids, which will wheel-y make them happy in the New Year.

Yesterday, 13:00
Little Thistle, Welwyn Garden City

This bright two bedroom house is on a quiet road five minutes drive from Welwyn Garden City town centre.

Yesterday, 10:03
St Albans residents spend an average of £62 on Christmas trees, cards and decorations

St Albans residents are known for splashing their cash on some of the country’s most expensive properties, so why would their attitude to tinsel be any different?

Friday, December 2, 2016
A drop in temperatures could result in an increase in rats

Rats are threatening to ruin Christmas for Hertfordshire homeowners who are not on their guard.

Friday, December 2, 2016
Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement has divided opinion

New government plans for the housing market have met with a mixed response.

Friday, December 2, 2016
Ziggurat House, Grosvenor Road, St Albans

With its 125 new one and two bedroom apartments, the iconic Ziggurat House is one of the largest developments in St Albans.

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Orchard Cottage, Shephall Green

Designed by a local architect and built bespoke by its current owner, this impressive two bedroom detached home is situated within Shephall Green’s tranquil conservation area.


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Team Europe with The Saint Bar owner Kevin Moyles before the Mosconi Cup. (L-R) Jayson Shaw, Niels Feijen, Marcus Chamat, Kevin Moyles, Mark Gray, Darren Appleton and Albin Ouschan.

Team Europe begin their Mosconi cup defence for 2016 at Alexandra Palace tonight – after spending a productive weekend in St Albans.

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Yesterday, 14:15
Food of Love - Lucy Crick and Adam Nichols

OVO house band, Food of Love, are returning to their roots for this year’s Christmas show next Saturday, December 17.

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A tawny owl.

To-whit! To-who! Who has not heard this ‘merry note’ on a dark winter’s night, perhaps echoing across a woodland or park, and wondered at its source? Of course, we know it’s an owl but have we ever seen one, I wonder, other than in children’s story books such as AA Milne’s Wol or Beatrix Potter’s Old Brown? Perhaps, a bit like the cuckoo in spring, we are familiar with the tawny owl’s “To-whit! To-who!” call but not with the actual bird.

St Albans Sinkhole News

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Ben Bagshaw (left) shakes hands with neighbour David Walker after waking him at 1am to alert him to the sinkhole opening up on Fontmell Close.

A St Albans sinkhole evacuee hailed a ‘hero’ by his neighbours for alerting them to the massive cavity is ‘excited’ about finally moving back to the family home after nearly 14 months.

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