Yesterday, 14:35

There has been a surge in interest in commuter belt homes priced up to half a million pounds since the stamp duty threshold was increased last week.

Yesterday, 10:12

As cash-strapped homeowners consider cancelling home insurance to save money, experts stress it’s a vital safety net. Lisa Salmon investigated

Tue, 09:45

Let Hertfordshire’s Secret Estate Agent answer your property questions and give an insight into the world of estate agency...

Mon, 11:50

New research has confirmed that money can buy happiness, and St Albans is one of the happiest – and wealthiest places in the UK.

Mon, 08:30

This stunning six bedroom Grade II listed character home is located on picturesque Fishpool Street, within St Albans’ historic old conservation area.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Located on the northern edge of Harpenden, Kinsbourne Green is a rural hamlet with the convenience of all of the neighbouring town’s amenities on its doorstep. We found out more about it.

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For restaurants, pubs and cafés, the first week of trading after lockdown has proved challenging, yet welcome. Sophie Banks, of St Albans-based Loudbird PR, talks to traders about their recent experiences.


Grassroots rugby union clubs may still be unsure as to when the next steps will happen but they do now know wo they will be playing and in which order.

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Organisers of an annual picnic concert at Hatfield House are inviting you to ‘Bring the Battle Proms Home’ this weekend.

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There is one bird that has occupied my thoughts this last month. I have puzzled over how to describe it and express it in words that would somehow do it justice and distill, dare I say even bottle, in words, a little of its magic. The bird itself offers no fine plumage detail that would warrant colourful prose or even a voice that we might call a ‘song’. It is essentially dark brown all over and its voice is best described as a scream; and yet it is master of the skies, unrivalled in aerial dexterity, a resident of the heavens and but a brief visitor to earth. I am of course talking about swifts.

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