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A former St Albans district councillor received an MBE at Buckingham Palace for his work helping the community.


Fri, 08:25

A wealthy town popular with London commuters, Harpenden is sought-after for its semi-rural setting, outstanding schools and fast rail links

Thu, 15:12

Hannah Stephenson shares some dinky options for space-starved homes - or anyone who can’t face the faff of a full-size tree.

Thu, 11:55

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time for a good round up of local expert insight into what the New Year is likely to have in store.

Wed, 07:45

This vastly improved and extended four-bed detached family home is available for sale chain-free.

Tue, 14:14

What does the future hold for the local property market in 2019? Richard Burton investigated...

Tue, 10:34

Moving to St Albans could save Londoners £31 for each minute of their new commute, a study has revealed.

Mon, 12:05

Alastair Woodgate of leading chartered surveyors and estate agents, Rumball Sedgwick, provides some timely advice on making sure your chimney is fit for the festive season.

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A former St Albans district councillor received an MBE at Buckingham Palace for his work helping the community.


Ben Earl delivered an ominous warning to the rest of the league after Saracens destroyed Cardiff Blues in the Heineken Champions Cup - you still haven’t seen the best of us.

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This year’s St Albans pantomime Cinderella only opened on Thursday night and tickets are already on sale for 2019’s Christmas show.

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I should probably have taken the hint! Walking out into the garden recently an unprecedented flock of thirty or more crows raucously greeted me from the treetops at the bottom of my garden. Cawing and croaking these big, black birds clung clumsily to the top most branches and twigs, jostling and flapping to stay balanced in a constant flurry of feathers. There is always something ominous about crows – they are after all carrion crows, the vultures of the bird world – always watching for scraps and weakness that might mean their next meal.

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