Join our new Facebook group!

PUBLISHED: 12:00 11 February 2018

Harpenden high street. Picture: Danny Loo.

Harpenden high street. Picture: Danny Loo.


Got something on your chest about Harpenden? Does the High Street need a fresh lick of paint? Want to keep up-to-date about what’s going on with the Neighbourhood Plan, the Green Belt, and where you can go out with the family? Join our new Facebook group, We Love Harpenden.

The group has been set up to help people who live or used to live in Harpenden and the surrounding area keep on top of everything going on in their beautiful backyard.

But it’s not just for us to tell you stuff, you can also contribute with your treasured memories and stories, and also help us find out news we might have missed. We recently posted a trove of old photos showing what familiar sites in Harpenden used to look like.

Joining is dead easy: just log on to Facebook and type in ‘We Love Harpenden’ in the search bar, or visit this link:

We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

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