Data shows that the chief executive of St Albans district council was paid £104,060 last year - more than five times the salary of the council's lowest-paid member of staff.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Exciting times lay ahead in 2020 for Rennie Grove Hospice Care's iconic annual fundraiser the Herts 10K.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Two 'outstanding' schools in St Albans have been given the go-ahead to join together.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Harpenden boasts some of the most expensive real estate in the country - and St Albans district council has drawn up an £18.75 million investment plan.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

When was the last time you saw a bumblebee? For me it was last Wednesday but the expected answer would surely be 'late summer last year'. I wonder... have you too noticed some unseasonal events occurring in this particularly mild winter? In the same week, a swallow was photographed in Essex and no less than five species of butterfly were recorded in Hertfordshire!

Monday, January 20, 2020

Allowances paid to councillors in St Albans are to increase this year - with further inflationary increases agreed for the following three years.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Hundreds of residents have backed an 80-year-old woman's call for a bench outside the new museum in St Albans.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Calls have been made for St Albans homeowners - or their builders - to be forced to pay for any damage caused to pavements or verges following construction work at their properties.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Local businesses supporting Rennie Grove Hospice Care's Corporate Christmas Campaign have raised enough money to fund the charity's night service for 45 nights.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Stacey Turner, founder of the It's OK To Say mental health awareness campaign, continues looking at how to cope with the New Year.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of St Albans city centre is a lovely café I'd like to tell you about. The Cross Street Centre is a light, spacious venue that is an absolute bargain and who doesn't appreciate that in January?

Monday, January 13, 2020

Is your New Year's resolution to focus more on your family?

Friday, January 10, 2020

Evening visitors to Highfield Park Visitors Centre no longer have to park on nearby streets - after councillors agreed to lift restrictions on its own car park.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

If you're looking to make the start of 2020 a time to get active then why not do that and raise money for a local charity at the same time?

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Plans for nine supported living dwellings on the edge of Bricket Wood have been refused by St Albans councillors.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Dry January and Veganuary are two themes that are becoming an increasingly prominent part of New year resolutions and lifestyle changes.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Stacey Turner, founder of mental health awareness campaign It's OK To Say, looks at what's coming up in 2020 and explores how to cope with the New Year.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Charity Sustainable St Albans, which works locally to raise awareness and address the challenges of climate change, has won the inaugural 2019 Sustainability Award from Hertfordshire Sustainability Forum.

Monday, January 6, 2020

An independent retailer that specialises in bespoke rugs and counts the Queen amongst its fans has celebrated 30 years of business in St Albans.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Stewart Marks, chief executive at Rennie Grove Hospice Care, is sending a special New Year message to the charity's supporters and volunteers to thank every one of them for helping the charity throughout 2019.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

As the end of the year approaches, it is time to look back on what has been a turbulent but vibrant 12 months in the district.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Before we see 2019 through and usher in the new decade, let's take a look at all the major stories the Herts Advertiser has covered over the past 10 years.

Monday, December 30, 2019

A man was threatened with a knife before his silver and red Piaggio scooter was stolen by two men wearing crash helmets close to a busy city train station during rush hour.

Monday, December 30, 2019

A house in St Albans has been targeted by burglars who smashed a downstairs window to gain access to the property.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Households in an area of St Albans have held a Living Advent Calendar to mark the festive season.

Monday, December 23, 2019

The Lea School in Harpenden has been crowned the top primary school in the town after national school league tables were announced.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Rennie Grove Hospice Care's specialist nursing services are available day and night - and Christmas is no exception.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

A new support group for people living with dementia will be launched in 2020 by Harpenden Town Council.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Action will be taken to protect some of the county's most vulnerable residents including butterflies, beetles, bees and moths.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

A Harpenden writer is one of just 20 authors selected for this year's long-list in the Bridport Prize's Peggy Champan-Andrews Award for a first novel.

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