A Harpenden family has been busy following a secret festive recipe containing more than 140 eggs.


Amid ill-elf and possible sh-elf isolation, we’re hoping to bring a smile to our readers’ faces with a festive photo initiative.

Yesterday, 14:18

Stuck with ideas for Christmas presents? As part of our ShopLocal campaign we are giving a selection of local independent businesses the chance to highlight some of their favourite gift ideas...

Yesterday, 06:00

After an absence of more than 30 years, endangered water voles are set to be reintroduced to the River Ver next spring.

Wed, 12:54

Stuck with ideas for Christmas presents? As part of our ShopLocal campaign we are giving a selection of local independent businesses the chance to highlight some of their favourite gift ideas...

Tue, 19:00

This year’s Maltings Arts Prize has been officially presented to the winning pupil and school, who have received medals, trophies and prizes totalling £1,250.

Tue, 14:15

Santa is busily preparing his sleigh, feeding his reindeer and getting ready to come to St Albans for the festive season.

Tue, 11:09

Detectives investigating a Markyate robbery are asking drivers to check their dashcams for any helpful footage.

Tue, 10:39

Will you take the coronavirus vaccine when it is made available? That was the question at the heart of a major Herts Ad survey carried out over the past week.

Mon, 15:26

A drink driver has been jailed after killing a man and seriously injuring his mother in a head-on collision in Redbourn.

Mon, 14:19

A city centre church is set to transform into a magical animal wonderland to recapture the magic of the first Christmas.

Friday, November 27, 2020

Wildlife has been killed and their feeders destroyed in a spate of catapult attacks on the Alban Way.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

A virtual sleepout event has raised more than £30,000 for local homeless charities.

Monday, November 23, 2020

A gang of boy racers tore through the streets of St Albans and Welwyn Hatfield on Saturday night as part of an organised car meet.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Joining forces with a local garden centre is just one way a city food retailer has adapted to the pandemic.

Friday, November 20, 2020

A Harpenden café has proven to be at the heart of the local community during the dark days of the pandemic.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

As major trials continue on several coronavirus vaccines, we want to know whether you would be happy to receive this preventative treatment.

Monday, November 16, 2020

A new film version of the acclaimed stage play Rough Sleeper will have its world premiere at the Abbey Theatre in St Albans

Monday, November 16, 2020

Herts police have confirmed that missing 16-year-old Abdul Khaher has been found.

Monday, November 16, 2020

The rhinos at Whipsnade ZSL have been making the most of their lockdown privacy by getting frisky.

Monday, November 16, 2020

A St Albans cancer survivor ran 13km to mark the second anniversary of her chemotherapy ending.

Monday, November 16, 2020

A weekend wedding was rearranged within a day to avoid being ruined by the second lockdown.

Friday, November 13, 2020

An alcohol support service has launched in Hertfordshire.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Will you brave the cold to help support the homeless?

Friday, November 13, 2020

A seven-year-old girl was treated in hospital after being pricked in the hand by a discarded syringe in a St Albans churchyard.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Shoppers watched in horror as a man was tasered to the ground outside a high street bank in St Albans yesterday.

Friday, November 13, 2020

The owner of a Harpenden digital clothing business says lockdown restrictions initially resulted in a massive increase in online trade, but she now fears this is reducing.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

A teenager suspected of stabbing a man in a St Albans backstreet has gone on the run from police.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The future’s bright for a Harpenden schoolgirl after she was named one of the UK’s next generation of social entrepreneurs.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Online retailers looking for a way to showcase their products in the run-up to Christmas are being offered an innovative platform by independent businesses.

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