St Albans & Harpenden Review: THE WAY WE WERE WEB BANNER

PICTURES: Torrential rainfall in St Albans this afternoon

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:50pm Friday 19th September 2014

St Albans has experienced torrential downpours this afternoon - after the Met Office issued a severe weather warning this morning.

Grandma from St Albans celebrates her 100th birthday

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

Peggy Brampton was treated to a three-tier birthday cake for her centenary celebrations following mass at the St Alban and Stephen Catholic Church.

M25 delays clockwise and anticlockwise

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

Traffic on the M25 anticlockwise between J23 and J22 - South Mimms to London Colney - is very slow after an earlier accident.

Woman taken to hospital after crash on the M1

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

The woman, believed in her 20s, was taken to Watford General Hospital in shock after her blue Peugeot 307 collided with the central reservation under the bridge near junction six on the Northbound M1.

Businesses in St Albans eligible for £8,000 for purchases that help them save energy

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Companies looking to make energy-saving purchases can get the money after a scheme from Anglia Ruskin University was expanded.

Firefighters called to London Colney last night

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:16pm Friday 19th September 2014

Two crews from St Albans were called to the house in Willowside at 9.38pm.

Free seminar for men wanting to get fit

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Craig O’Toole has spent the last 10 months developing his completely unique concept ManAlive aimed at men over 30 who are bored of the gym and have no motivation to exercise.

Police hunting man after indecent exposure in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

The man, who is described as a black man of medium build aged between 20 and 30, approached the victim, a woman in her 50s, as she was walking down Alban Way on Monday.

VIDEO: Golfer raises £2,000 playing five rounds in 12 hours

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Martyn Fuller completed the challenge last week to raise money for Help for Heros – who give support to those who have suffered life-changing injuries whilst serving our country.

Disruptions on the Thameslink route from Brighton to Bedford

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:52am Friday 19th September 2014

A car struck a bridge at Norwood Junction which is delaying trains by up to 30 minutes through the station.

Plans to close recycling centres rubbished by county council committee

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:33am Friday 19th September 2014

The Highways and Waste Management Cabinet Panel decided yesterday to recommend dramatic reductions to the opening hours of 17 recycling sites in the county, including the site at St Albans and Harpenden.

Youngster from St Albans meets Arsenal players

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:30am Friday 19th September 2014

Jack Pike featured in Arsenal’s official team photo last week after winning the dream prize of meeting the players at Arsenal’s Training Ground.

Met Office warns of heavy rain across south west Hertfordshire

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:38am Friday 19th September 2014

The yellow warning warns of the possibility of localised flooding and disruption to transport.

Charity based in St Albans given £2,000

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

Earthworks St Albans based at Hixberry Lane teaches people living with learning difficulties and mental health issues skills in horticulture.

Police hunting two men after £3,000 worth of Asian jewellery stolen in St Albans burglary

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:30am Friday 19th September 2014

The victim returned to his Watford Road home shortly after 8pm on Monday, September 15, and heard footsteps from the staircase.

VIDEO: Neighbours fury at bid to build electricity generator plant in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

UK Power Reserve Limited has submitted an application to St Albans District Council to build the plant at Alban Park, Hatfield Road.

Raid of Oxfordshire house this morning linked to St Albans bomb scare yesterday

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:36pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Thames Valley Police stormed a house in Bicester this morning and uncovered a similar collection of war munitions.

VIDEO: Dramatic moment a police car is rammed by wanted man in London Colney

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Police believe Luke Wall is the driver captured in the CCTV footage, which shows a marked police car being rammed on the M25 in Hertfordshire at 12.30am on June 12.

Residents encouaged to get involved in Community Plan

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Sandridge Parish Council is holding the meeting at 7.30pm in Marshalswick Community Centre on Thursday, October 7.

CCTV released following series of petrol thefts

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The thefts occurred at several petrol stations across Hertfordshire between September 2012 and June 2014. All the thefts involved either a black Honda CBR Fireblade or an orange CBR Fireblade bike, believed to be ridden by the same person.

Bomb scare: Police discover massive haul of war artifacts from house in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A large haul of World War One and Two rifles, mortar shells, guns, ammunition and hand grenades were discovered at a garage in St Albans yesterday.

FOI requests cost taxpayers a quarter of a million pounds annually

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

St Albans District Council received more than 1,000 FOI requests last year, considerably more than those received by neighbouring councils.

Rail freight: High Court challenge to be heard in February

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

St Albans District Council lodged the claim in the High Court last month against Eric Pickles' decision to grant planning permission for a rail freight terminal in Park Street, near St Albans.

Man arrested in Windmill Avenue yesterday has been released on bail

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:34am Thursday 18th September 2014

The warrant was executed to target the alleged theft of heritage artefacts and munitions through illegal metal detecting.

Delays in St Albans until Monday as works take place

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

There will be traffic control in place from today until Monday.

Application for five new houses in Chiswell Green submitted

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

Mr Graeme Eastham submitted the application to St Albans District Council to build the houses on Watford Road.

Bomb scare: Second World War shells found in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:12am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police have cordoned off Windmill Avenue in their search for explosives after a 48-year-old was arrested on suspicion of theft from heritage sites. Homes have been evacuated

Appeal for information following burglaries in Harpenden

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

The burglaries happened in Breadcroft Lane on Monday, September 15.

Football club in St Albans extends clubhouse

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Harvesters FC have spent £30,000 on improving facilities at the Smallford ground, including the extension, which also features new catering facilities.

Delays in Harpenden as works take place

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

There will be traffic control in place on Lower Luton Road at the verge opposite the Porters Hill junction from today until Friday.

Application for three new homes in Harpenden

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

R C Shrimplin submitted the application to St Albans District Council to build the homes at The Cottage, Kinsbourne Green.

VIDEO: Skydivers dressed as Oompa Loompa's raise £20,000

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Richard Piper took part in the charity skydive on Saturday to raise money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.

WW1 commemoration in London Colney

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

At the centenary event, tributes were made to a gathering of all ages at the school hall of London Colney JMI.

Steve Cram puts runners from St Albans on the right track

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Steve Cram MBE, in his role as ambassador for Clydesdale Bank, took time to join a training session and give a motivational talk to a group of 30 pupils from St Albans School and other schools from the local community.

Charity superhero day raises £400

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Staff from Pots of Art dressed up as their favourite superheros, while visitors enjoyed face painters, tattoos, tickets, Super Hero pictures to colour, music to guess and sweet treats.

Dog stolen from teenager in Colney Heath

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary said the 16-year-old also had his mobile phone taken during the incident, which occurred in Hall Gardens at just gone 9pm on Wednesday, September 10.

200 attended public meeting about new secondary school in Harpenden

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Harpenden Parents Group (HPG) hosted the Q&A session last week regarding issues concerning secondary school places in Harpenden.

New rail operator takes over

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:32pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

First Capital Connect (FCC) finished operating the Bedford to Brighton/Wimbledon and Sutton Thameslink route at 2am on Sunday and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) took over the contract - with the trains being run under the name of Thameslink.

Delays in Wheathampstead for drainage repairs

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Codicote Road will be closed near the new golf course from today until September 30.

New outdoor and equipment shop in Harpenden

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Mountain Warehouse will open in High Street on September 19.

Man jailed for six years for using his car as a weapon

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

Curtis Jones smashed into the other man's leg, causing appalling injuries in January last year.

Harpenden Seniors Forum annual fair next month

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

Thirty two local organisations are taking stands to provide information about local businesses, clubs and societies and Herts Community Meals will be providing free lunches.

Firefighters called to car fire in St Albans at the weekend

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

Firefighters were called to a small car fire in St Albans on Saturday.

Delays on M25 today and tomorrow

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

The Highways Agency is carrying out work clockwise and anticlockwise between junctions 23 and 21a.

Restaurant in St Albans included in Good Food Guide

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

Lussmanns Fish & Grill has been included in the newly published Waitrose Good Food Guide 2015 for a sixth consecutive year.

Two arrested after incident at caravan site in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:53pm Monday 15th September 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary was called the to Barley Mow caravan site at around 8.30pm after reports of a disturbance. The police helicopter was also in attendance to support officers.

Litter pickers in St Albans join global clean-up campaign

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

Park Street Neighbourhood Watch organised the clear-up on Saturday as part of the nationwide campaign Let’s do it! UK.

Delays in London Colney as works take place

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:30am Monday 15th September 2014

There will be a lane closed at the small roundabout before Bell Roundabout between 7pm and 6am.

Application to build new care home in St Albans submitted

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:30am Monday 15th September 2014

Signature Senior Lifestyle Limited submitted an application to St Albans District Council to demolish the existing buildings at 270-274 London Road and build an 81-suite registered care home for the elderly.

Phones 4u to go into administration

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:30am Monday 15th September 2014

The company said all its 550 stores, including the one at 37 Market Place, are closed today pending a decision by the administrators on whether the business can be reopened for trading.


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