Latest News

Police on the scene of the accident

The elderly woman who was involved in an accident with a lorry in Jersey Farm this morning (Monday) has died as a result of her injuries, police have confirmed.

The boy pleaded guilty at Watford Magisrates' Court

A fireman who committed a sexual act next to a passenger on the London Underground was given a suspended sentence.

An appeal has been launched following the incident in St Albans

A teenage boy was discovered badly injured at a bus stop in St Albans city centre in the early hours of Sunday morning (26).

Harpenden News

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Head Justone Elbourne-Cload, winner Annabella Morrell McGarvie 9, competition organisor Debbie Heath

A young writer who wants to become an author when she leaves school is the winner of the St Albans Literary Festival’s junior short story competition.

Colourful displays were put on throughout the day

More than 10,000 people turned out in Olympic year to enjoy Harpenden’s Rio-themed carnival.

Holly Martin baked 100 cupcakes to raise money for the Alzheimer's society

Cupcakes were just the prescription when they went on sale in a number of pharmacies to raise money for charity.

Property News

Monday, June 27, 2016
Michael Holmes, property expert, The Homebuilding & Renovating Show

The UK’s decision to leave the EU is likely to result in a reduction in rents and house prices, according to one property expert.

Read more
Gillyflower flowers

I pulled into the library carpark in Berkhamsted on Monday evening, where I was due to be meeting Trevor - it has been lashing down with rain all day, and I hadn’t been sure whether I’d still be able to meet with him and his wife Bettina.

Read more
A sad day for the local property market?

St Albans estate agents have labelled Britain’s decision to leave the EU “sad” and “surprising”.

Read more
The UK has voted to leave the EU

The result of the EU Referendum spells uncertainty for Brits who own property in mainland Europe.

Read more
Vertical planting is on the up

Walls don’t have to be formed with brick, wood or stone and using foliage vertically is becoming more popular.

Read more

Photo Galleries

Yesterday, 18:00
Oaklands College summer fayre

Thousands flocked to Oaklands College’s summer fayre this year, despite a rather damp start to the day.

The Alban Pilgrimage moves along St Peter's Street

Everything Alban was celebrated last weekend as crowds flocked to the city centre for two days of music, performance and entertainment.

Ex-marines Christiaan Creaby and Michael Anderson of the Yomp to the Somme challenge lay a wreath at the war memorial

A paltry turnout at a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the Battle of the Somme has come under fire just days after trees planted in memory of those who died in World War One were stolen from a golf club.

Dan Millard survives an LBW shout against Bradley Finch

Harpenden moved second in the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Premier Division after a four wicket success at home to North Mymms.

Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Premier Division
Doug Goodwin is running tennis courses as part of the Davis Cup Legacy Programme

The spirit of the Davis Cup is coming to St Albans and Harpenden this summer.

United Kingdom

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.

Digital Edition

Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read stories

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards