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A school in St Albans is looking to connect with its former students in a bid to build a network of alumni to inspire and motivate the next generation.

Children at Victoria playing fields

A local MP is urging people to get online and vote for a park in St Albans after it was shortlisted as one of the UK’s best parks.

St Albans Christmas Market

The city’s Christmas market returns for a third year with the opening of the new Vintry Village this Thursday.

Harpenden News

Yesterday, 14:53

Governors at a Harpenden secondary school have defended their admissions arrangements in wake of concerns raised by one of the town’s county councillors.

Traffic lights on the Ancient Briton junction have been down since Friday

Engineers are finally on their way to the traffic lights at the Ancient Briton junction in St Albans, which have been causing chaos since Friday.

Four of the St Albans 20 care homes did not meet the required standards despite being among the most expensive in the country

One fifth of care homes across the disrict ‘requires improvement’, according to a map of the country’s most recent CQC reports.

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Mon, 19:30

The tenants of a 457-year-old pub in one of St Albans’ most historic areas fear they will join the growing list of Punch Taverns’ evictees, as the chain is trying to force them out.

Luke Purnell is quickly of his line to shut down Billy Gibson. Picture LEIGH PAGE

It wasn’t a happy trip to the seaside for St Albans City.

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The Christmas lights along St Peter's Street

Everyone’s favourite TV baddie, EastEnders actor Jake Wood, joined thousands of visitors in St Albans city centre at the weekend to enjoy the Christmas lights switch-on.

Verulamiums vs Bank of England

A first-half hat-trick from Alex Ricci gave Verulamians a comfortable victory over Bank of England on Saturday.

High-angle view of the tree, which was blown into Verulamium Lake this week.

Storm Barney caused havoc overnight as a huge tree was blown into the lake at Verulamium Park and a half a mile of overhead cables on a trainline between St Albans and Harpenden were damaged.

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John Snelgrove with members of his team

A Eureka moment riding his motorcycle back to the UK from the south of Spain led a St Albans optician to found a life-changing international charity, just the latest chapter in a remarkable career.

St Albans Sinkhole News

Thursday, November 12, 2015
A temporary stairway has been installed to help residents gain access into Bridle Close

A distraught pensioner ‘trapped’ by the St Albans sinkhole has contacted the Herts Advertiser in tears over the impact the cavity has had upon her life.

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