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Fri, 19:30
The Vineyard Church, St Albans

Food bank facilitators are celebrating the opening of their new £2 million building which will be officially marked by the Mayor of St Albans next Saturday, October 1.

A film crew and trailers have been spotted across St Albans for the filming of BBC drama series Doctor Foster.

A film crew has descended upon St Albans to film a prime time BBC television series.

The man appeared at St Albans Crown Court

A 52-year-old Harpenden man, with power of attorney over his mother’s affairs, has appeared before a judge after being accused of defrauding her.

Harpenden News

Fri, 14:14
The man appeared at St Albans Crown Court

A 52-year-old Harpenden man, with power of attorney over his mother’s affairs, has appeared before a judge after being accused of defrauding her.

Fatality at Harpenden Station (12/9/2016). Photo courtesy of WH Photographic

An inquest has been opened and adjourned by the coroner for Herts following the death of a man at Harpenden station on Monday, September 12.

Harpenden Leisure Centre

The future shape of sports facilities in Harpenden will be the focus of a public meeting this Thursday, September 22.

Property News

Friday, September 23, 2016
September 19-25 is Gas Safety Week

It’s Gas Safety Week, and landlords across the country are being reminded of their responsibilities to their tenants.

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Nick Doyle, Aitchisons

Nick Doyle, long standing residential director of Aitchisons, St Albans, comments on what may lie ahead for the local housing market this autumn.

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Hedgerow crops are the bounty of the natural world

Deborah Catchpole takes a monthly look at gardening, flowers, and the outside world in and around Hertfordshire.

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The last remaining apartment has an asking price of £445,000

Just one property remains for sale in a brand new St Albans apartment block.

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Auctions are another option for people looking to sell

Auctioning property is becoming more popular, as homeowners are increasingly attracted to its speed, simplicity and security, according to an expert.

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Heritage

Mon, 19:30
St Peter's wall and handprint

Nearly 18 months after an historic wall in the city centre was shored up with scaffolding to prevent it collapsing, it has been rebuilt.

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The St Albans Civic Society and supporters.

Following the success of last year’s first independently-run St Albans Heritage Open Days, the event is back for 2016 with even more attractions on offer.

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Duchess of Marlborough's almshouses

Over a century since major repairs were carried out on the roof of St Albans’ biggest almshouses, the risk of rot and damp have forced its trustees to take action.

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The stone sculpture outside the old St Albans museum building on Hatfield Road.

A large limestone sculpture slated by one critic as looking “like a turtle’s bottom” is to be shifted to make way for a housing development in the city centre.

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Portfolio Holder for Sport, Heritage and Leisure for St Albans City and District Council Cllr Annie Brewster outside the Old Town Hall.

Hundreds of civic-minded locals have heeded the call to write their names into St Albans’ history, and help raise the final £1.1 million needed for the city’s new museum and art gallery.

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Photo Galleries

Fri, 16:14
A film crew and trailers have been spotted across St Albans for the filming of BBC drama series Doctor Foster.

A film crew has descended upon St Albans to film a prime time BBC television series.

Film crews have started setting up to shoot scenes for series two of Doctor Foster

A film crew has descended upon St Albans to film a prime time BBC television series.

Kris Day, grandmother of Rhys Day whose flat in Tennyson Close was flooded when a nearby balancing pond overflowed after heavy rain.

Severe weather swept the district in the early hours of Friday, leaving numerous areas with flood damage.

Ollie Mann in action for Harpenden. Picture: KARYN HADDON

Harpenden Rugby Club moved to the top of London North West Two leaving captain Oliver Lacey to state “this is the year we push for promotion”.

St Albans City celebrate Dipo Akinyemi's winner. Picture: BOB WALKLEY

St Albans City were given an almighty scare against Dereham Town but secured their place in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 win.

Save a trip to your local GP with the free prescription service at Avicenna Pharmacy

Save a trip to your local GP with the free prescription service at Avicenna Pharmacy

St Albans Sinkhole News

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Bernards Heath playground

Uncertainty over the long-term stability of a playground near St Albans’ sinkhole has resulted in the site being temporarily closed for further investigations.

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