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Tessy Ojo, CEO The Diana Awards, Olivia Brown and Ricky Rayment from TOWIE

Youth town council member, Olivia Brown, has received a Diana Award after being nominated in the active campaigner award category.

The cheque being presented to Prostate Cancer UK charity volunteer, Steve Gledhill (LEFT). Photo by: Jeremy Banks

Footballers have been fully onside throughout the season when it came to raising funds for a UK charity.

Watling View celebration of Queen's 90th

The Queen and the royal family were not the only ones celebrating her 90th birthday last month - local schoolchildren marked the occasion as well.

Harpenden News

Tessy Ojo, CEO The Diana Awards, Olivia Brown and Ricky Rayment from TOWIE

Youth town council member, Olivia Brown, has received a Diana Award after being nominated in the active campaigner award category.

The cheque being presented to Prostate Cancer UK charity volunteer, Steve Gledhill (LEFT). Photo by: Jeremy Banks

Footballers have been fully onside throughout the season when it came to raising funds for a UK charity.

Students taking part in a fundraising exercise for World Refugee Year in 1960, raising more than £100

Technology has brought the class of 1959 back together for a one-off reunion.

Property News

Sunday, May 29, 2016
HAD PROP FORWARD PLANNING

Just because the warmer weather is on its way, doesn’t mean the fireplace gets a summer break, writes Andrew Bullock

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A nod to the seventies

Sunday, May 29, 2016
Home design inspired by David Bowie

2016 has been heralded as the ‘celeb death year’ with international music legend David Bowie unfortunately one of the first to leave this mortal coil early in January with quite a few others of note following in more recent months.

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Area Guide: Kimpton

Friday, May 27, 2016
Kimpton recreation ground

Six miles south of Hitchin and four miles from Harpenden and Luton is the quaint historic Hertfordshire village of Kimpton. A small semi-rural village, it is populated by 2,000 residents.

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Chelsea Flower Show 2016

If you’re lucky enough to be attending the Chelsea Flower Show this week, or you’re watching it on the television coverage - you’ll see that as well as the large show gardens, which continue to be just as impressive every year; this year there are some really different concepts, which have really caught my eye.

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Pots of delight

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Plant pots from Kate Gould

IT’S a truth universally acknowldged that city centre gardens are likely to be small. Very small. Often shaded by other buildings and offering little scope for planting. No matter how much good soil, compost and fertiliser you dig in, nothing seems to thrive for long. What should be a delightful refuge turns into a bleak, unsightly patch before your eyes.

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Fri, 10:00
Kimpton recreation ground

Six miles south of Hitchin and four miles from Harpenden and Luton is the quaint historic Hertfordshire village of Kimpton. A small semi-rural village, it is populated by 2,000 residents.

Albie Kerry celebrates his 50 not out

It took to the mid-innings tea break to arrive – but the threatened rain ended up causing Sandridge’s game against St Albans West Indian to be abandoned as a draw.

St Albans
The Bell Hotel

Ahead of the summer holiday season, VisitEngland has launched its largest domestic marketing campaign to encourage Brits to ‘holiday at home’.

United Kingdom
Duchess of Marlborough's almshouses

Built in the 18th century to help house the needy, St Albans’ largest almshouse is in dire need of help itself.

A family setting off on the St Albans Charity Cycle ride

Around 1,200 riders enjoyed a sun-kissed tour around the district for the 21st St Albans Charity Cycle Ride (SACCR) on Sunday.

Arrive in style with the Cabrio Sprinter

Award-winning local coach operator Whites St Albans is continuing to strive for excellence while standing out from the crowd by adding to its existing fleet of luxury vehicles.

St Albans Sinkhole News

Thu, 16:05
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.

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