In the hours prior to her devastating election defeat, former St Albans MP Anne Main could be found in the lobby at Batchwood Sports Centre, watching the television on her own. It was an image perhaps indicative of a politician who had become increasingly more isolated from her constituents during her 14 years in Parliament.

Yesterday, 09:00

When the polls close at 10pm tonight, the machinery of collating and counting your votes springs into action, but the behind-the-scenes work in facilitating the voting process has been in place for several days.

Yesterday, 06:00

Today sees the country go to the polls for the most important General Election in a generation.

Wed, 18:03

It was standing room only at the environment hustings held ahead of today's General Election.

Tue, 14:29

Actor Steve Coogan joined the Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper to canvass in St Albans on Monday night.

Mon, 16:10

Alongside a steaming glass of mulled wine in The Boot, a turkey dinner at the Fighting Cocks and carols on the hour in the Abbey, Christmas in St Albans really isn't complete without a visit to the Arena's annual panto.

Mon, 15:23

Could the traditionally safe Conservative seat of Hitchin and Harpenden see a surprise victory for another party?

Saturday, December 7, 2019

A herd of 445 Rudolphs dressed in their festive best were on the streets of St Albans on Sunday for Rennie Grove Hospice Care's annual 5K Rudolph Run and 1.5K family fun run.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Postboxes across St Albans were targeted with an explosion of coloured wool this weekend - the yarnbombers are back!

Monday, December 2, 2019

A recycled Christmas tree in a St Albans shopping centre has been trashed and the decorations stolen.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Who has been in court from St Albans and Harpenden?

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Regeneration is a word usually associated with TV's Time Lord, but technological breakthroughs are actually making it much easier to roll back the signs of aging, even if only temporarily or superficially.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Harpenden schoolchildren took to the streets of the town in support of the Global Climate Strike, and the NewsHound team went along to see what was happening and meet some of the young people taking part.

Friday, November 29, 2019

An award-winning St Albans film maker is launching her acclaimed documentary to an international audience in a bid to raise awareness of a little-known neurological condition.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Separation anxiety specialist Stacey Turner, founder of the It's OK To Say mental health awareness campaign, offers practical advice on settling children of any age going through this traumatic experience.

Friday, November 22, 2019

A St Albans pub and restaurant has held its first-ever Well Being Week, supporting local mental awareness campaign It's OK To Say.

Friday, November 22, 2019

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Friday, November 22, 2019

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Friday, November 22, 2019


Thursday, November 21, 2019

The national charity Crohn's & Colitis UK is marking 40 years since it was founded in a back bedroom in St Albans.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Spectacular Christmas lights adorning the trees in St Peter's Street are notable by their absence after two years of wowing crowds - but an explanation for the change has now been provided by a city centre business group.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

There will be a chance to quiz all five candidates competing to be St Albans' next MP at St Albans Cathedral on Monday.

Monday, November 18, 2019

St Albans was on the route for this year's Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge, and hundreds of people turned out to watch its progress.

Monday, November 18, 2019

The unusual fusion of figure-skating extravaganza and songs from Disney movies is one which has proved remarkably successful for decades, with a new production launched annually.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Harpenden's annual Christmas Carnival returns to the High Street on November 24.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

A former St Albans mayor was horrified to discover a community mural she commissioned during her tenure has been destroyed.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

As part of the It's OK To Say mental health awareness team, founder Stacey Turner has been busting taboos surrounding grief and looking at the support we can offer each other.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Finding a family-friendly day out which isn't going to be affected by inclement weather is always a challenge, but there are plenty of options which don't require a train journey into London.

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