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83-year-old man dies following Wheathampstead car crash

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

Police investigating a car crash which claimed the life of an 83-year-old man near Wheathampstead on Saturday are appealing for witnesses to come forward with information.

Harpenden mayor opens new play area in Porters Hill

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

Harpenden Town Mayor, Councillor Mary Maynard, officially opened Porters Hill toddler play area this weekend - and didn't the little ones love it.

Met Office warns of rain and flooding

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

The Met Office has issued a weather warning this afternoon across south west Hertfordshire.

Man denies murder of four-year-old daughter

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:26pm Monday 28th July 2014

A Hatfield father has denied murdering his four-year-old daughter.

Women turn the park pink during St Albans Race For Life

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

Thousands of women turned a St Albans park pink on Sunday as they turned out to run the Race for Life.

North Orbital in London Colney closed after car rolled over

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:31pm Monday 28th July 2014

The North Orbital road in London Colney is closed after an accident.

St Albans roadworks expected to cause 'disruption and inconvenience to motorists' start today

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

A £55,000 resurfacing scheme in St Albans starts today.

Hertsmere Borough Council to be elected every four years

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

Councillors at Hertsmere Borough Council have voted to bring in whole council elections.

Heavy rain causes roof collapse in the Maltings

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:24am Monday 28th July 2014

Firefighters were called to The Maltings shopping centre in St Albans after heavy rain caused the roof to collapse.

Free storytelling events across Harpenden for Love Parks Week

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

There will be a series of free family storytelling events across Harpenden as part of the nationwide Love Parks Week 2014.

Harpenden Mayor to officially open new play area today

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Harpenden Town Mayor, Councillor Mary Maynard will be officially opening Porters Hill toddler play area today.

Have you seen missing teenager Finlay Maloy?

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

Police are looking for a missing 14-year-old boy last seen in a Watford car park four days ago.

Mechanical engineering student who died in motorcycle crash will be "sorely missed"

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 20-year-old who died after his motorbike collided with a van was St Albans college student Jack Alexander.

Police release image after £3,500 stolen in distraction burglary

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:20am Friday 25th July 2014

Police hunting two men who pretended to be roofers and made off with £3,500 cash during a St Albans distraction burglary have released an evofit.

St Albans landlady in court accused of conning tenants

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A landlady from St Albans and a bailiff have gone on trial accused of trying to evict tenants by conning them with fake court possession orders.

Church roofs targeted during spate of lead thefts

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Churches are among the buildings being targeted in a spate of lead thefts from roofs in Harpenden.

Landscapes, nudes, and abstract works on display at art society summer exhibition

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

Views of St Albans Cathedral are included in the St Albans Art Society Summer Exhibition 2014 that was opened by St Albans Mayor on Thursday last week.

St Albans MP Anne Main orchestrates Houses of Parliament debate on 'absurd' stamp duty

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

St Albans MP Anne Main has orchestrated a Houses of Parliament debate on "absurd" stamp duty land tax which she claims is preventing city residents from moving home.

Repairs to masonry in Verulamium Park carried out

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

The pavement area in Verulamium Park by the side of the River Ver and near Ye Olde Fighting Cocks in St vAlbans has been restored to its former glory.

Concerns over future of St Albans City Hospital as cash crisis deepens

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Senior St Albans politicians have expressed concerns after it has emerged the trust in charge of the city’s hospital needs a loan of almost £50 million to curb its spiralling deficit.

Work begins on new leisure centre in London Colney

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:33pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Development work has begun on the new leisure centre in Cotlandswick, London Colney, to provide a sports hall, gym and nine all-year round 3G artificial football pitches.

Recycling rates up in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

People living in St Albans are recycling more and sending less rubbish to landfill.

Environmental group discuss award winning 'Trashed' film

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:52am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Louise Palmer from St Albans District Council Recycling team took part in a discussion with an audience of 30 residents following a screening of the award winning film, Trashed.

St Albans School to open international school in Dubai

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

St Albans School has announced plans to open a new international school in Dubai.

St Albans school children grill Labour MP Stephen Twigg

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

St Albans school children got a chance to grill an MP about what motivated him to go into politics when he visited last week.

Free exhibition in St Albans Cathedral this summer

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:51pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Landscapes, nudes, abstracts and still life paintings are among the artworks on display at a free exhibition this summer.

Young people try out new shelter in Marshalswick

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Young people are already trying out the portable youth shelter just installed by St Albans City and District Council at Sherwood Avenue Recreation Ground, Marshalswick.

Free gym membership for women and girls in Hertsmere

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Women and girls living in Bushey and Radlett are being offered a second chance to have a free three month gym membership in a project undertaken by Hertsmere Leisure in partnership with Hertsmere Borough Council.

Delays in St Albans due to BT work

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Motorists are being warned of delays as BT carry out work in a main St Albans road this week.

Overturned van closed Harpenden road

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:12am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Part of a main road in Harpenden has been closed after a van overturned at a roundabout.

Quiz: How well do you know your town?

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

How many people in Harpenden are under 16? What proportion of London Colney residents own their home? Test your local knowledge with this quiz from the Office of National Statistics.

Children's hospital pantomime is 'just what the doctor ordered'

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Young patients at Watford General Hospital had their morning brightened up yesterday with a summer pantomime performance of Robinson Crusoe.

Police hunting man after indecent exposure in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

Police are hunting for a man who exposed himself in St Albans.

Number of parking spaces in new developments to rise following Hertsmere Borough Council review

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:10pm Monday 21st July 2014

The number of parking spaces that developers have to provide for new housing developments is to increase following a council policy review.

Hospital trust makes 'biggest investment in IT for more than a generation'

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:05pm Monday 21st July 2014

The NHS trust in charge of Watford General has signed a £25.5 million contract to update its IT systems.

Hospital's top cancer nurse urges people to stay safe in the sun

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

Watford hospital's top cancer nurse has urged people to stay safe in the sun as the summer heatwave continues.

Children design poppy-themed art to commemorate centenary of World War One

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:28am Monday 21st July 2014

Children at Mount Pleasant Lane Primary School in Bricket Wood have been busy designing their own art work to commemorate the centenary of World War One.

A city centre road in St Albans will be closed for eight days to complete a £45,000 resurfacing scheme

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

St Albans motorists warned High Street and George Street will be closed from Monday, August 4.

Heated debate brings St Albans council a step closer to introducing Living Wage

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Opposition councillors defeated the leading St Albans Conservative party on Wednesday night in a heated debate over the Living Wage.

Hospital cancer failings: 'Confusion' over outpatients identified as far back as 2010

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

A top hospital boss identified serious problems with outpatient services three years before cancer referral failings came to light, a Watford Observer investigation has found.

St Albans City Hospital's top cancer nurse has urged people to stay safe in the sun as the summer heatwave continues

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

NHS release hot weather warnings for sunburn, heat exhaustion, dehydration and skin cancer

London Midland customers told of August service disruptions in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:01pm Friday 18th July 2014

London Midland has announced closures of the Abbey Line next month.

St Albans Council to review Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre parking charges

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:11am Friday 18th July 2014

A public outcry over car parking charges in St Albans Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre has prompted the council to review its policy.

St Albans and Harpenden police cadets take second place in county competition

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

St Albans and Harpenden volunteer police cadets were put through their paces at the weekend when they took second place against other cadet groups in Hertfordshire.

Railfreight: St Albans council 'must stand united as one voice' as it seeks legal advice over ruling

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

St Albans District Council is currently seeking legal advice to challenge the Government’s decision to approve plans for a huge rail freight terminal near Park Street.

Fish and chip shop cleans up its act with new hygiene score

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:50pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A zero-rated St Albans fish and chips has cleaned up its act to earn a hygiene rating of two in its last inspection.

Beauty salon manager who stole nearly £5,000 by giving refunds to fictitious 'Liz Taylor' has avoided jail

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:10pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A Radlett beauty salon manager who stole nearly £5,000 from her employers by giving refunds to a fictitious character called Liz Taylor has avoided jail.

Explosions and fire-ball wake London Colney residents

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

Witnesses reported hearing explosions in the early hours of this morning in London Colney after a fire broke out in a garage.

Railfreight: politicians calling on St Albans District Council to initiate a judicial review

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:10am Thursday 17th July 2014

The chairman of London Colney Parish Council is calling on St Albans District Council to initiate a judicial review following the Government go-ahead for a rail freight terminal near Park Street.

Railfreight: the 'biggest act of vandalism'

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:09am Thursday 17th July 2014

Controversial rail freight plans have been given the Government go ahead despite a 10,000-strong campaign to stop the “biggest act of vandalism to ever hit St Albans”.


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