Fri, 08:48

Nestled between St Albans and Watford, Bricket Wood is a compact pocket of village life. Jacob Savill found out more about this part of Herts.

Thu, 10:29

Looking for home style inspiration? It’s all written in the stars, as Gabrielle Fagan discovers.

Wed, 11:35

The soil moves in mysterious ways, but these particular garden legends have been debunked, says Luke Rix-Standing.

Wed, 08:00

Another week, another poll placing St Albans among the richest areas in the country.

Tue, 13:37

A national estate agency chain with offices in St Albans and Harpenden is preparing for its latest open house day event.

Tue, 10:05

Twin Oaks is a brand new five-bed home located in the West Common area of Harpenden.

Mon, 13:05

Katie Seidler is big on Instagram thanks to her fondness for striking monochrome interiors. Richard Burton paid the St Albans-based influencer a visit.

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Court results published by the Herts Ad are taken from St Albans, Stevenage and Hatfield Magistrates’ Court and are published without prejudice.


Yesterday, 20:35

A beaming Kat Ratnapala hailed her Saracens Mavericks players after they channelled all their frustrations into a stunning performance against Surrey Storm.

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Visitors to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo can view giant LEGO safari beasts this Easter.

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If you go down to the woods today…you will probably be greeted with an almost absolute silence. If it is a still winter’s day, stepping into a wood or forest has the effect of hushing the senses. The wide perspective of open spaces is shut down and while a consciousness of a vast and deep expanse remains, trees obscure the sightlines and close in overhead to leave only glimpses through trunks and rides. Voices sound louder in woods and we are apt to lower ours and become part of the silence too.

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