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Astronaut Tim Peake is not the only person reaching for the stars as pupils throughout the district have recently taken part in a range of space-related activities.

Mileva was given a two year suspended sentence

A driver held responsible for the death of a motorcyclist last year has been handed a conditional discharge after the judge said she had ‘suffered enough’.


Teachers and students at a St Albans school have taken part in a week’s worth of anti-bullying-related events, speeches and activities as part of a national campaign.

Harpenden News


Drone footage of a school in St Albans has captured a strong message against bullying.

St Albans Magistrates Court

Clive Lintill: 58, of Shenley Lane, Napsbury, was banned from driving for 23 months and fined £635 plus £298 costs after giving a breath specimen of 92mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath, in St Annes Road, London Colney, on September 27.

Thameslink train

The district’s train service has dramatically worsened in the past year under new franchise holder Govia Thameslink, a Herts Advertiser investigation can reveal.

Photo Galleries

Saturday, November 28, 2015

A warm and wonderful home situated behind a gated entrance; this lovely Victorian detached residence was converted in the early 1950s and has been greatly improved by the current owners.

Nigel Wild at the Rose & Crown

The tenants of a 457-year-old pub in one of St Albans’ most historic areas fear they will join the growing list of Punch Taverns’ evictees, as the chain is trying to force them out.

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Luke Purnell is quickly of his line to shut down Billy Gibson. Picture LEIGH PAGE

It wasn’t a happy trip to the seaside for St Albans City.

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The Christmas lights along St Peter's Street

Everyone’s favourite TV baddie, EastEnders actor Jake Wood, joined thousands of visitors in St Albans city centre at the weekend to enjoy the Christmas lights switch-on.

Verulamiums vs Bank of England

A first-half hat-trick from Alex Ricci gave Verulamians a comfortable victory over Bank of England on Saturday.

John Snelgrove with members of his team

A Eureka moment riding his motorcycle back to the UK from the south of Spain led a St Albans optician to found a life-changing international charity, just the latest chapter in a remarkable career.

St Albans Sinkhole News

Thursday, November 26, 2015
The muddy area at the entrance to Bridle Close

Experts have returned to the site of St Albans’ sinkhole, this time to carry out further checks of the underlying geology of a nearby playing field where an emergency access was created.

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