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He was covered in sores when Danielle found him and has since been nursed back to health.

Five years after being rescued, an ex-racehorse which can no longer be ridden has appeared in a popular Netflix show.

Harpenden News

Simon Nicholas, Ernie Almond, Luke Roberts, Honey Fine and Jess Robinson will appear in pantomime Cinderella at Harpenden Public Halls

Cinderella will go to the ball with a little help from a white Shetland pony, in this year’s Harpenden Christmas pantomime.

Property News

St Albans residents spend an average of £62 on Christmas trees, cards and decorations

St Albans residents are known for splashing their cash on some of the country’s most expensive properties, so why would their attitude to tinsel be any different?

Heritage

Monday, November 21, 2016
St Albans switch on

Christmas lights are to be switched on in St Albans and Harpenden on the same day this year.

Photo Galleries

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Junior Morias is denied by a great bit of defending by Ramon Marimon. Picture: BOB WALKLEY

St Albans City’s involvement in this year’s FA Trophy came to an end with defeat at home to Whitehawk on Tuesday night.

Christmas

CountryPhile

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.

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St Albans Sinkhole News

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Ben Bagshaw (left) shakes hands with neighbour David Walker after waking him at 1am to alert him to the sinkhole opening up on Fontmell Close.

A St Albans sinkhole evacuee hailed a ‘hero’ by his neighbours for alerting them to the massive cavity is ‘excited’ about finally moving back to the family home after nearly 14 months.

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