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

Redbourn Junior School told to improve by Ofsted

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:20pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Redbourn Junior School, for students aged seven to 11, slipped from its previous Outstanding rating when it was visited by inspectors in June.

Court Report - July 3, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Thursday, July 3.

St Albans in Pictures: nostalgic St Albans city centre

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:37am Friday 22nd August 2014

Do you remember when St Albans looked like this?

Court Report - July 2, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Wednesday, July 2.

GCSE results day in St Albans and Harpenden

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:18am Thursday 21st August 2014

The wait is over for teenagers in St Albans and Harpenden as the results of this year's GCSE examinations are announced.

Ten-year-old from Harpenden wins prize in a national writing contest

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Susanna Tredinnick said she had to pinch herself when she was announced winner at the Wicked Young Writers’ Award held in London.

Court Report - July 1, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Tuesday, July 1.

Application to demolish Bricket Wood house and build four new homes refused

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Stuart Loxton submitted the application to demolish the house in Oakwood Road and build one in its place and three in land to the back of the house.

Purple car spotted on night of Shetland pony theft

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Sightings of a purple car the night a Shetland pony was stolen are now being investigated by police.

Simon Pegg spotted at Butterfly World

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Star of Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead and Run Fatboy Run visited a butterfly conservation project in Chiswell Green this week.

Court Report - June 30, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Monday, June 30.

Neighbours of controversial Cotlandswick leisure centre meet with site managers

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:15pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Labour councillor Dreda Gordon organised the meeting with residents, council officers, councillors and developers to try and address concerns about woodland being chopped down to make way for an overflow car park.

Court Report - June 28, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Saturday, June 28.

Have you seen missing Boston?

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:52am Thursday 21st August 2014

The two-year-old cat disappeared from Falconers Field in Harpenden around ten days ago.

Court Report - June 27, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Friday, June 27.

Redbourn Fire Station watch commander to retire after 36 years

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Starting in July 1978 as a retained firefighter at Redbourn, Paul Heard has dedicated many thousands of hours to keeping the population of Redbourn safe from fire, road accidents and other emergencies.

Court Report - June 26, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Thursday, June 26.

Commuters warned of a 3.5 per cent increase in rail fares next year

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Fares have rocketed by 25 per cent since 2010 which has been described as a "scandal" amid calls for nationalisation.

New look for Chiswell Green tennis club

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Greenwood Park Tennis Club, on Tippendell Lane, now has newly painted practice walls, due to a paint donation from the Dulux Let’s Colour project.

Traffic delays as firefighters tackle blaze spanning two hectares near the M25

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The fire service was called at 12.37on to the 20-hectare field of stubble near Noke Farm cottages, off the A405.

Teddy Bears invited to picnic in Lydekker Park

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Harpenden Town Council held their annual picnic sponsored by local business Mum’s Guide to Harpenden, Drama Llama’s and 1st Kicks Soccer.

No new flats above Tesco Express in Harpenden

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The store in Luton Road applied for a first floor extension to make three one bedroom and one two bedroom self contained flats.

Court Report - June 25, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Monday, June 25.

Man sentenced to five years in prison for sexually assaulting two women

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Kazi Miah was charged with two counts of sexual assault and one of robbery after he was arrested on Friday June 6, following a public appeal to identify him.

CCTV images released after two cameras stolen in The Maltings

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary said the incident took place in Jessops on Monday, July 28, at about 12.15pm.

Court Report - June 24, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Tuesday, June 24.

West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust to pay almost £90,000 for 'very serious and persistent' asbestos failings

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:12am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust, which comprises Watford General, Hemel Hempstead General and St Albans City hospitals, was criticised by a judge for "very serious and persistent" failures.

Application for two new houses in Harpenden refused

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:47am Wednesday 20th August 2014

St Albans district council turned down the application for Townsend Lane because the development would cramp the site.

Court Report - June 23, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Court Report - January 16, 2014

9:43am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Those from the St Albans and Harpenden area dealt with by magistrates on Monday, June 23.

Harpenden Fish and chip shop shortlisted for regional award

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:34am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Godfrey’s could be crowned Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year at the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish.

Crusade after "botched" St Albans roadworks

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

St Albans residents say a botched road repair has destroyed important historical stonework and left a "total mess" - despite the county council sending contractors back to finish the job properly.

Charity helping people with hearing loss wants people to get involved

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Panellists for Charity Action on Hearing Loss will have regular opportunities to take part in the UK’s largest hearing loss charity’s research projects by completing short surveys as well as through one-to-one interviews and focus groups.

Charity pub tour visits St Albans and Harpenden on Thursday

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The tour is in aid of the children’s charity Variety - and to date Stonegate Pub Company have raised more than £170,000 in 12 weeks of the 19 week tour.

Green Flags for St Albans parks

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Verulamium Park, Bricket Wood Common, Clarence Park, Rothamsted Park and Sopwell Nunnery Green Space have all received Green Flag Awards.

Boy born without ears has pair created from rib tissue

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A nine-year-old St Albans schoolboy born without ears had a pair made for him using tissue from his own ribs.

St Albans City Hospital trust blames rise in breast cancer test waiting times on EastEnders

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:53am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Women with suspected breast cancer in south west Hertfordshire are waiting longer to be seen by a specialist, according to figures released by the trust in charge of Watford General Hospital.

One hundred scarecrows take over Flamstead at annual festival

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:20pm Monday 18th August 2014

Hundreds of visitors flocked to village as residents had made a selection of around 100 weird and wonderful scarecrows based on fantasy, popular culture and politics.

Plans for new homes in Bricket Wood rejected

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:50pm Monday 18th August 2014

Congar Lane submitted an outline planning application to demolish existing buildings and build up to 175 houses on the former HSBC management training college in Oak Lane, Bricket Wood.

Firefighters called to car fire in Markyate

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:10pm Monday 18th August 2014

The crew from Redbourn were called to High Street at 3.04pm on Saturday.

Hospital patients diverted after damaged water pipe

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:35pm Monday 18th August 2014

A damaged water pipe at St Albans City Hospital meant some patients were diverted to other units on Saturday.

Changes to electoral system

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

The Individual Electoral Registration will require each member of a household to register to vote. Under the old system, the 'head of household' could register everyone who lived at their address.

Former sheltered housing scheme transformed into sixteen affordable homes

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

The redevelopment of The Grange in Colney Heath to create eight one-bedroom, seven two-bedroom and one three-bedroom flats took a year.

St Albans home searched in police drug raids

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:50pm Monday 18th August 2014

Police stormed a St Albans home this morning as part of a series of drug raids.

Charity fundraiser to be held in St Albans next month

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People will hold the Doggy Fun Day next month

St Albans man cycling across USA for charity

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

Sam Crossley is currently in Wyoming after completing 2,000 miles of his 3,200-mile epic journey, which begun at the Statue of Liberty in New York on July 16.

Firefighters called to assist with flooding in Harpenden

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

The crew from Harpenden were called at 4.29pm on Saturday to Station Road.

Plans for two new homes in Roundwood Lane, Harpenden, thrown out

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:30am Monday 18th August 2014

Developers hoping to build two new houses in Harpenden have been refused.

Two taken to hospital following crash in Harpenden

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:17am Monday 18th August 2014

Police, fire and ambulance were called at 8.03am to the accident in Annables Lane.

Police crack down on recreational use of 'laughing gas' in pubs and clubs

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:50am Monday 18th August 2014

An increase in the use of so-called "laughing gas" as a recreational party drug has prompted police to initiate a zero tolerance policy in pubs and clubs.

'Determined' Harpenden teenager is in the running for Yopey award

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Zach Cole helps run two scout units, helped rebuild a school in Romania and works tirelessly in the Beavers.


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