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St Albans Roads in Bloom

More than 120 residents from the London Road area of St Albans took part in the fourth annual Roads in Bloom competition during June and July, raising more than £1,800 to be split between Rennie Grove and homeless charity Open Door.

Alban Arena, St Albans. Old Roman mosaic on show.

A rarely seen priceless Roman mosaic described as St Albans’ “hidden city centre gem” is on display at a theatre.

Market Place will be closed for 20 days

Traders and shoppers should brace themselves for disruption during a 20-day repair scheme in St Albans city centre.

Harpenden News

Tue, 19:30
Herts Advertiser July 20 2006

Ten years ago, before she became an X Factor judge, the then Cheryl Tweedy made the front page of the Herts Advertiser when it was revealed that Sopwell House had hosted the “real wedding” of the pop star to footballer Ashley Cole.

Roundwood Park school

A fresh bid is to be submitted for an artificial pitch at a school which would be used by students and a thriving football club.

James Wallek

Youngster James Wallek looked a little bit green - and pink and yellow - when he beat off competition from more than a thousand runners in a 5k Colour Dash for charity.

Property News

Friday, July 29, 2016
A cross section of some of the goods on offer at Quirky Interiors

Walking into the new Quirky Interiors store in St Albans is like stepping into an effortlessly styled, exquisitely curated home – but one where everything is for sale.

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Follow this bluepint and you won't fail to find the perfect housemate...

Landlords and sharers alike: Save yourself the stress of a frustrating flatmate or tricky tenant by following this blueprint for the perfect housemate.

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The property is set in 45 acres

This vast home is set in 45-acres of land, and is available for sale with a guide price of £4,650,000.

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Nick Doyle, Aitchisons, St Albans

A certain B word has caused me a number of sleepless nights in the last few weeks and led to a huge amount of confusion and domestic ‘discussion’ with my spouse, family and friends.

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Homes close to Verulamium Park come at a £50,000 premium

Anyone wanting to buy property close to Verulamium Park can expect to pay a £50,000 ‘park premium’.

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GAG - Gill / Ann and Gill

A pink glow emanated from a St Albans park on Sunday as hundreds of women came together for the Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

The horse drawn carriage leaves Dagnall Street Baptist Church carrying the coffin of Icilda Callum (Myrtle).

Black horses with ostrich plumes waited patiently at a St Albans church today (Thursday), as hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of the grandmother of a mixed martial arts fighter.

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Margaret Wix Primary School year 3 pupils with their Wizard of Oz creation

Primary pupils have proved there is no place like school after transforming their garden into scenes from a famous Hollywood tale.

St Albans
The Air Ambulance takes off from a building site on Grosvenor Road.

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a lunchtime incident on a St Albans building site involving a digger.

St Albans
St Albans City manager Ian Allinson has a joke with his Watford U21 counterpart Harry Kewell. Picture: BOB WALKLEY

St Albans City continued their pre-season preparations at a sun-kissed Clarence Park on Saturday – with Watford the opposition.

St Albans Sinkhole News

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Nearly there: Over 500 cubic metres of foamed concrete have now been poured into the sinkhole in Fontmell Close, St Albans. Photo courtesy of Ringway

A series of possible remedial measures are now being considered by the county council to finish capping the 12-metre wide sinkhole in St Albans and fix the damaged road.

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