Yesterday, 14:00
Watsons Walk, St Albans

This contemporary and cleverly designed house is set within a converted 1920s factory building.

Yesterday, 08:00
Homes left empty for more than a few days are especially at risk

Tis the season to be freezing, meaning you may want to protect your water pipes before anything disastrous happens.

Thu, 13:00
Putting the kids in charge of decorations doesn't always make for the best looking tree...

It’s that time of year again, and everyone’s dragging their Christmas trees out of the loft or splashing out the best part of £50 on a Nordmann fir or Norway spruce.

Thu, 07:56
London Road, Sandy

Formerly the Rose and Crown public house, this beautifully presented four double bedroom property has been renovated and extended to provide excellent living space.

Wed, 14:26
Cole Green

Named after the Cole Green Way – a walking and cycling route that connects Welwyn Garden City to Hertford and Ware – Cole Green is an attractive place to live.

Wed, 12:57
Letchworth BID manager Tom Hardy

Letchworth born and bred, Tom Hardy is ideally placed to be the garden city’s Business Improvement District (BID) Manager.

Wed, 10:25
The TSB building on Chequer Street, St Albans

A property investment company based in Bolton, Greater Manchester, has expanded its portfolio and bought the TSB bank building in St Albans.

Harpenden News

Herts Advertiser comment

The word ‘consultation’ is one of the most over-used in the current vernacular - everything from small parking changes to major schemes that no-one can influence have to be consulted upon - but when it doesn’t happen at all, it is even more infuriating.


Yesterday, 10:52
St Albans City manager Ian Allinson celebrates. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

St Albans City have signed former Norwich City, Reading and Queens Park Rangers frontman Jamie Cureton.

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Thu, 10:01
Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame’s enduring tale of Mole, Ratty, Badger, Mr Toad, and their many friends comes to the Abbey Theatre this Christmas.

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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

Thu, 12:31
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

Residents of a cul de sac, including one-year-old baby Finley Bagshaw, have welcomed the return to normality after the official reopening of St Albans’ sinkhole road.

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