Alastair Woodgate, Rumball Sedgwick

There were two significant influences on the housing market in 2016: the introduction of a higher rate of stamp duty on second homes and the Brexit poll which triggered uncertainty in the market that will linger into 2017. But nationally, house prices were still up by 6.9 per cent. What will 2017 have in store?

Friday, January 13, 2017
South Street, Litlington

This well proportioned four bedroom period farmhouse offers ample accommodation, parking and gardens, all with a detached annex to the rear!

Friday, January 13, 2017
All that's missing is a CD tower and a pile of books...

How many times have you heard the phrase ‘new year, new you’ in the last fortnight? It is, after all, the buzz phrase of early January – and it’s not only being wheeled out with regard to weight loss.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
This recent development in Hatfield is also by Persimmon Homes

Housebuilder Persimmon Homes has announced plans for a new development in St Albans.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Liverpool Road, St Albans

This beautifully presented character Victorian property is located within a highly regarded residential area in St Albans, ideally placed for access to the city centre and mainline station into central London.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
A ZEDPod could be yours for around £65,000

Those struggling to get on the property ladder have been gifted an interesting new accommodation option in the form of the ZEDPod.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
A burst pipe can be a costly business

With snow expected to hit Hertfordshire overnight, we’re all being urged to protect our water pipes.


Saturday, January 14, 2017
Sam Merson scored a late equaliser for the second week running. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

A thunderous Sam Merson volley with almost the last kick of the game rescued a point for St Albans City in a rip-roaring 2-2 draw with local rivals Hemel Hempstead Town.

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BBC Farming Today's Charlotte Smith is chairing the Rothamsted forum. Photo courtesy @charlottebsmith/Twitter

A BBC presenter, who describes herself as being a ‘radio nerd’ since a teenager, is chairing a major agricultural event in Harpenden

St Albans Sinkhole News

Saturday, December 31, 2016
Re-opening of Fontmell Close, St Alban's, AL3 5HU after repairs following a sinkhole.
Left to right: Mayor Frances Leonard cutting the ribbon with residents Ben Bagshaw and his son Finley Bagshaw 14 months old

With stories covering the likes of Bowie, Brexit, the BID, Butterfly World, The Brickyard and the Berlin Wall, it certainly hasn’t been a quiet year for the Herts Advertiser.

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