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West Herts NHS trust apologises after data breach

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

The health trust in charge of Watford General Hospital and St Albans City Hospital has been forced to apologise after thousands of staff details were sent to private email accounts.

New rabbinic couple have 'hit the ground running'

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

A new rabbinic couple have "hit the ground running" according to the chair of the St Albans United Synagogue.

Prison chief discussed children in jail at Herts Uni

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

Thee issue of children in prison was discussed at the fifth annual lecture organised by the St Albans Diocese Penal Affairs Group at the University of Hertfordshire on Tuesday evening.

St Albans' council housing "in a good state"

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

An independent survey carried out earlier this year found that St Albans City and District Council's housing is in a good state.

Safety advice issued to families celebrating Diwali

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

Families celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, are being urged to celebrate safely by Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Chef at helm of St Albans restaurant speaks of challenge

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:20am Friday 24th October 2014

A chef who took over a well known St Albans restaurant has said trying to make his own mark has been a challenge, but has many plans for the year ahead.

Wars to be discussed by history society

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:20am Friday 24th October 2014

The First Battle of St Albans 1455 and the beginning of the Wars of the Roses will be discussed by historians at the next meeting of South West Herts Archaeological & History Society.

Court round-up: August 21, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

9:30am Friday 24th October 2014

The following court cases were heard on Thursday, August 21 2014.

Junior school visits farm as part of university scheme

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

Pupils from Cunningham Hill Junior School visited Oaklands' farm last week as part of a national initiative.

Watford mum dying after NHS trust cancer failings

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A Watford mother is dying from breast cancer after an NHS trust failed to detect the disease when it was still treatable, a government inspector has ruled.

Community assets to be transferred to parish and town councils

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The ownership of allotment sites, playing fields, a community centre and a car park is being transferred to parish and town councils.

Road closed after 'irresponsible builder poured concrete into sewer'

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A road in Harpenden will be closed for days after an "irresponsible builder" poured concrete into a sewer.

Mayor to auction Club Wembley England tickets for charity

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2:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The mayor of Harpenden has three Club Wembley tickets to see England verses Slovenia on Saturday, November 15 and she is auctioning them to raise cash for her favourite charities.

Student battling leukaemia handed specialist wheelchair

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Going off to university represents the first step towards independence for many teenagers – and now Verulam School Sixth former Aymun Khan is looking forward to the same opportunity thanks to provision of a specialist wheelchair.

Chippy named runners-up in Observer awards

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Up market Lussmanns Fish & Grill Restaurants in St Albans and Harpenden have once again been named runners-up in two categories of the 11th annual Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014.

Work begins on Civic Centre revamp

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Work has started on the ground and lower floors of the Civic Centre in St Albans which is being converted to accomodate the police after they move from the station in Victoria Street.

Court round-up: August 20, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

9:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The following court cases were heard on August 20, 2014.

Coaching for Harpenden pupils at Olympic venue

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Students from Sir John Lawes Secondary School in Harpenden were among more than 700 schoolchildren to enjoy exclusive access to coaching at London 2012 legacy venue, Lee Valley VeloPark.

Olympic medalist Tom Daley backs Chocolate Balls charity event

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Olympic medallist Tom Daley has dived in to support to a unique charity event taking place in St Albans next month to raise money for The Hospice of St Francis.

Harpenden Sports Centre in top five for national tennis scheme

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:20pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Harpenden Sports Centre in Leyton Road has been ranked one of the top five centres taking part in the Lawn Tennis Association’s Great British Tennis Weekends, attracting almost 400 people to its event.

Supermarket evacuated as police foil suspected drag race

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A supermarket was evacuated as police foiled a suspected drag race after "souped up" cars were seen speeding round the busy car park.

St Albans cake maker shortlisted for award

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A cake maker from Harpenden has been shortlisted in a national wedding award scheme.

Head of 'outstanding' school hails efforts of staff and pupils

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The headteacher of an "outstanding" school in St Albans said the classification is testament to the efforts of all the staff, pupils and parents.

Court round-up: August 19, 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: REJECTED AND DEJECTED: An Ammanford man was left disappointed after a judge refused to send him to jail.

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The following court cases were heard on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. 

Journalist gives talk to St Albans students

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Journalist John Pilger Pupils visited St Albans Girls' School to give a talk on the role of the media and life as a corespondent on the battle front.

Harpenden Mayor's dinner raises £500 for appeal

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Mayor of Harpenden Councillor Mary Maynard had a hot date at Café Jeera in the town on Monday when she hosted a charity dinner.

St Albans MP backs EU Referendum Bill

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

St Albans MP, Anne Main is one of 283 MPs who are backing the EU Referendum Bill.

Mayor takes part in defunct aircraft firm reunion

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:50am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Former employees of a defunct Radlett-based aircraft manufacturer welcomed the Mayor of St Albans to their reunion last Friday.

Tree cutting, supermarket levy and bus cuts discussed at council

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Workmen cutting up a fallen tree in Staverton, Trowbridge, this morning

3:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Tree cutting, a new supermarket levy and bus cuts were all on the agenda at a St Albans District Council meeting.

Fundraisers get dirty to raise almost £100k for hospice

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Six hundred soggy fundraisers waded, crawled, clamboured and vaulted their way through nearly five miles of muddy obstacles to clear just under £100k in an inaugural charity event.

Thousands expected at Colney pumpkin festival

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Thousands of people are expected to attend an annual pumpkin festival in London Colney this week.

Specialist food and niche stalls for St Albans Market?

St Albans & Harpenden Review: St Albans market may get a new look.

12:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Specialist food and "pop up niche" markets are among the ideas being suggested by St Albans City and District Council to develop the city’s market.

Herts MEP: 'Use credit unions over payday lenders'

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Hertfordshire Euro MP Richard Howitt has urged borrowers in need of short-term credit to look at a local not-for-profit alternative to the "pernicious" payday lenders.

Medical science brought to life for students at Watford Hospital

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Medical scientists, doctors and nurses brought science to life for a group of sixth form students from Sandringham School, St Albans, when they visited the pathology department at Watford Hospital.

Charity bake sale raises more than £200

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Staff and children at Busy Bees nursery in St Albans Hospital donned aprons and chef hats to whisk up a variety of cakes to sell to parents and visitors on Wednesday.

Solicitors firm raise £6,000 for charity

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Debenhams Ottaway held a charity week in aid of their nominated charities, which are the Willow Foundation - who provide positive and life-enhancing special days for seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds - and St Albans Museums and Galleries Trust - who is currently raising funds to relocate the museum and gallery to the Old Town Hall.

Woman, 93, died accidentally after fall in Redbourn care home, inquest told

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Hertfordshire Coroners Court heard Joan Watson died at St Matthews Care Home, in Chequer Lane, on December 13 after contracting an illness while recovering from a fractured pelvis.

Weather warning as remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo expected to hit Herts

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

5:13pm Monday 20th October 2014

West Hertfordshire could be hit by gale force winds and heavy rain as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo are expected to hit the UK tonight.

Police and family re-appeal for information about ‘beloved’ stolen dog Max

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:35pm Monday 20th October 2014

A 16 year old boy had been walking his dog along Hall Gardens at just gone 9pm on Wednesday, September 10th, when the offender approached him and took his mobile.

College teams up with agricultural research station

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

4:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

The scheme will be a chance for pupils at Oaklands College to bring fresh ideas to Rothamsted Research, the Harpenden-based research institute.

Delays on trains after woman threatens to self-harm on line

St Albans & Harpenden Review: New trains and more services promised as Government awards rail services to new operator

4:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Rail commuters travelling between St Albans and London St Pancras experienced delays after a woman threatened to harm herself on the line this morning.

Bank manager chosen as community ambassador

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Andy Robinson has been selected to be an ambassador for the Halifax branch in St Peter’s Street.

Coins from wishing well stolen in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

3:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

The offence is believed to have occurred sometime between 4.30pm on Friday, October 10 and around 11am on Tuesday, October 14 in Verulamium Park.

Reversing the cost of parking charges in St Albans could cost taxpayers £1.6 million

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

2:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

St Albans District Council was told the financial implications of reversing parts of the new parking fee changes that were introduced in April.

Knife-wielding robber holds up London Colney betting shop

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Man charged after high-speed chase

2:12pm Monday 20th October 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary was called at 5.45pm on Saturday to Ladbrokes in High Street.

St Albans City Hospital adds backing to national cancer campaign

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

1:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

The initiative, which is being led by Public Health England and targets both men and women, looks to raise awareness of bladder or kidney cancer.

New art exhibition opens in St Albans

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

11:30am Monday 20th October 2014

The walls of the ground floor at Gallery Rouge in Chequer Street were lined with paintings, prints and multi-media works created by pupils of a local school for their GCSE and A Level examinations in art.

More than 80 local gardeners attend annual Parish in Bloom Awards

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

10:20am Monday 20th October 2014

Children ranging from age 5 to 11 who had entered the new children’s categories in St Stephen’s Bloom were presented with their prizes and certificates, with Amelia Basi, age 6, receiving the trophy for the overall children’s winner.

Update: Police called to Sainsbury's in London Colney at the weekend

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

9:11am Monday 20th October 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary was called at 7.50pm on Saturday to Sainsbury’s at Colney Fields Shopping Centre, where police said around 50 cars had gathered in the car park.

New parenting programme launched

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Herts for Learning has launched Parent2Parent- a programme that will provide practical ways for parents to support learning through family life.




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