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Andrea Perkins

The grieving parents of Andrea Perkins, who suffered life-changing injuries in a coach trip which claimed seven lives, have paid tribute to their kind, generous and humorous daughter who has died aged 45.

Over 100 competitors braved the chilly weather to celebrate Shrove Tuesday at the annual St Albans Pancake Day races.

A 21 year old man was arrested and charged following a robbery in Reading last week

A 21 year old from St Albans has been charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with burglary in Reading last week.

Harpenden News

Yesterday, 15:00
The familiar sight of Harpenden's water tower overlooking the town

Demolition has begun on a Harpenden landmark after a phone company won the right to construct a 20m mast in its place.

Land off Symondshyde Lane

Speculative and premature development proposals for Green Belt land between St Albans and Hatfield have been slammed by watchdogs concerned that developers are trying to bypass the planning process.

The Harpenden Crown Post Office could be franchised

Staff at Harpenden’s Post Office have been warned of plans to have the branch franchised, a development labelled as “devastating news” by union bosses.

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Yesterday, 19:00

Over 100 competitors braved the chilly weather to celebrate Shrove Tuesday at the annual St Albans Pancake Day races.

The yard surface had to be replaced at Park Street Test Centre as it was also affected by rainwater which flowed off the nearby Park Street Lane, after the council failed to clear blocked drains.

Being hit with an increased insurance premium after rainwater deluged her centuries-old cottage as a result of blocked drains on a nearby road has angered a local woman.

This was the eighth game without a win for St Albans City. Picture: BOB WALKLEY

St Albans City slumped to their fourth successive defeat with a 2-0 loss at Dartford.

Leigh Page
OAs look to steal the ball at a ruck against Chinnor. Picture: KEVIN LINES

Old Albanian Rugby Club’s push for promotion from National Division Two South took another blow after a shock home defeat to Chinnor.

Nick Foster
The newborn calf at Oaklands College

With Oaklands College doubling as a real working farm in St Albans’ Green Belt, the institution has welcomed its first lambs and calves of the season, including rare quadruplets.

Oaklands College

St Albans Sinkhole News

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Work continues to fix the damage caused by a sink hole in Fontmell Close

Heavy machinery brought in to a residential street to conduct in-depth surveys of ground below and near St Albans’ sinkhole will be removed this week.

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