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Aldenham area guide

Aldenham is a pretty and historic Hertfordshire village, just 15 miles from central London.

Yesterday, 09:00
Mirrors help give an illusion of space

There’s a lot you can do to make a small house or garden seem more spacious.

Thu, 12:00
Alastair Woodgate, Rumball Sedgwick

Alastair Woodgate, director of leading local chartered surveyors and estate agents, Rumball Sedgwick, knows where you’ll find the most informed property advice.

Thu, 10:00
Poet's Chase, Harpenden

Two of the four properties in a new development in Harpenden have been snapped up on their opening weekend.

Wed, 13:55
Nash Mills Wharf, Hemel Hempstead

Home ownership could be closer than many renters think, according to new research.

Wed, 11:45
34 per cent of under 35s are saving for their first home

Under-35s are three times as likely to prioritise saving for a house over saving for retirement, according to recent research results.

Tue, 14:08
Living with the builders needn't be a nightmare

As St Albans’ own lifestyle management guru, Tracy Ross makes a living out of helping other people organise their homes.

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Thu, 19:30
Lucy Ison

Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s flagship event, the Herts 10k, returns to Harpenden on Sunday October 9, bringing with it new and experienced runners alike to the start line. No stranger to long distant running, physiotherapist Lucy Ison - who grew up in Harpenden - is travelling from Emsworth to compete in the Herts 10k with her two brothers Tim and Jez.

St Albans' Got Talent quarter finals

The cream of local performing artists were showcased at the quarter finals of this year’s St Albans’ Got Talent competition.

Lesley Flowers and Caroline Wilkins - part of the organising team for Sustainable St Albans Week and the Community Food Waste Challenge

Scraping the leftovers from your plate into the kitchen bin is a habit being targeted as part of a Community Food Waste Challenge.


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St Albans City manager Ian Allinson seen having a joke with Watford's Harry Kewell in pre-season. Picture: BOB WALKLEY

Birthday boy Ian Allinson was a happy man after seeing his St Albans City side trounce Worthing 6-0 to take their place in the FA Cup fourth qualifying round.

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Thu, 10:00
PJ Proby

PJ Proby has a refreshingly forthright view about how his life has changed since the heady days of the sixties, when he was one of the biggest (and most notorious) names in pop music.


Monday, September 19, 2016
St Peter's wall and handprint

Nearly 18 months after an historic wall in the city centre was shored up with scaffolding to prevent it collapsing, it has been rebuilt.

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The St Albans Civic Society and supporters.

Following the success of last year’s first independently-run St Albans Heritage Open Days, the event is back for 2016 with even more attractions on offer.

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Duchess of Marlborough's almshouses

Over a century since major repairs were carried out on the roof of St Albans’ biggest almshouses, the risk of rot and damp have forced its trustees to take action.

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The stone sculpture outside the old St Albans museum building on Hatfield Road.

A large limestone sculpture slated by one critic as looking “like a turtle’s bottom” is to be shifted to make way for a housing development in the city centre.

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Portfolio Holder for Sport, Heritage and Leisure for St Albans City and District Council Cllr Annie Brewster outside the Old Town Hall.

Hundreds of civic-minded locals have heeded the call to write their names into St Albans’ history, and help raise the final £1.1 million needed for the city’s new museum and art gallery.

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Save a trip to your local GP with the free prescription service at Avicenna Pharmacy

Save a trip to your local GP with the free prescription service at Avicenna Pharmacy

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St Albans Sinkhole News

Derek and Rosemary Broom near the sinkhole in St Albans

Lively retirees Derek and Rosemary Broom have lovingly created something of an oasis in their back garden, which doubles as a haven for birds, hedgehogs and the odd cheeky fox.

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