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Armed police caused a stir in Wheathampstead when a long distance car chase invaded the village.

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Property

Yesterday, 14:00

Schools, eh? It’s the buzzword in many an estate agent’s office around these parts, and for Londoners looking to make the move out of the capital, the promise of a free, Ofsted ‘outstanding’ education is often a main draw.

Yesterday, 09:14

The hit series’ parade of buff twenty-somethings are all over each other, but Gabrielle Fagan’s only got eyes for the show’s decor.

Thu, 13:13

Less than 40 miles north of London, Letchworth Garden City came into being at the turn of the last century following the publication of Ebenezer Howard’s book, To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform.

Thu, 09:02

Hertfordshire parents are prepared to go to great lengths to secure the most sought-after school places for their children, as Richard Burton discovered.

Wed, 12:15

From residents with on-street parking deciding the piece of road outside their house is for their sole use to the fury and frustration of arriving home to find a stranger parked on your drive, anti-social parking is a major issue in the UK.

Wed, 07:45

In a bind about whether you should choose blinds? Abi Jackson asks for some expert input...

Tue, 14:35

Local people are invited to attend the launch of the new Welcombe House collection in Harpenden this Saturday.

Harpenden News

A first draft of the St Albans Local Plan has begun to take shape after months of speculation about development sites.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:08

Harpenden Cricket Club say the official opening of their new nets is just a small part of their plans to increase cricket opportunities to people of the town.

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Toot, toot! Join Mole, Rat, Toad, Badger and the rest of the gang when The Wind in the Willows comes motoring into St Albans next week.

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One of my favourite summer activities as a child was pond-dipping. I was fortunate enough to grow up in a house with a fairly large pond in the garden and so my pond-dipping activities often extended over days and weren’t as much dipping as a thorough exploration of the life in the pond.

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