July 24 2016 Latest news:

Winners of the Herts County Maths Challenge Dexter Smith, Greg Clark, Max Martin and Ben Chapman alongside Miss Clements

Adding up to first prize for maths boffins from Harpenden school

Dividing up the spoils of victory in a county maths challenge were a quartet of pupils from a junior school.

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Should pub open its bar area to dogs?

St Albans pub may open bar area to dogs

Dog owners may have a new pooch-friendly pub to visit.

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More than 800 people attended Eid in the Park, which is now in its second year

St Albans Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan with Eid Festival in park

Hundreds of people gathered in a park to mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic month in which Muslims observe daily fasts.

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The Friday Friends Club, winners of the Maltings Community Heroes award are presented the award by centre manager Phil Corrigan

Age Concern group named June’s Community Heroes by St Albans shopping centre

A local organisation that provides the elderly with a day of activities and a cooked lunch has been rewarded for its efforts.

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Communities Secretary Sajid Javid. Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Communities secretary urged to think again over St Albans rail freight scheme

New Secretary of State Sajid Javid has been urged to reconsider the go ahead for a rail freight interchange in St Albans in the wake of the decision about a similar scheme near Slough.

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