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Real tree or artificial? Gardening columnist Debbie McMorran has gone and got one of each


Renting instead of buying is more cost-effective in St Albans than anywhere in Britain outside London, new research has revealed.

Yesterday, 13:24

A new development of family homes has launched in Harpenden.

Yesterday, 09:11

Annual UK house price growth slowed to just 0.3 per cent in the three months to November – the lowest rate since December 2012.

Mon, 11:22

This attractive 1930s detached family house is situated in one of Harpenden’s most desirable locations, on the edge of The Avenues.

Friday, December 7, 2018

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

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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

Harpenden News

A new healthcare facility has been opened at St Albans City Hospital by the district mayor Rosemary Farmer.


Sunday, December 9, 2018

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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Mon, 16:32

This year’s St Albans pantomime Cinderella opened last week. Matt Adams reviews The Alban Arena 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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