Redbourn Mums get Filthy for the Hospice of St Francis

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Redbourn Mums get Filthy for the Hospice of St Francis

4:43pm Monday 20th October 2014

Redbourn demonstrated its amazing community spirit once again as everyone pulled together to support mums raising money for the Hospice of St Francis.

Soggy golfers raise over £8500 for Watling View School

4:57pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

88 determined golfers braved the horrendous Monday weather at Harpenden Common Golf Club to take part in the first Golf day in support of St Albans based Watling View School, which is a special school for 90 students with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties. The event has thus far raised an impressive £8,500 for the school.

The Swan Public House

9:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Swan pub in Wheathampstead is due to open first week in October after a fire swept through the upper floors on July 16th 2013.

Margaret Wix Primary School celebrates reading success

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Margaret Wix Primary School Celebrate Reading Success

2:55pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

At Margaret Wix Primary School in St Albans, teachers and parents have been championing the importance of reading at home for ten minutes every night since the launch of their initiative, "Give Me Ten" in January 2013.

St Albans firefighter retires after 30 years of service

St Albans & Harpenden Review: St. Albans Fire Fighter Retires after 30 years service

10:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Watch Commander Tony Bates, of St Albans Fire Station, retires on September 22 after 30 years of service.

Harpenden Friends of Alzey welcome German guests

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Frends of Harpenden visit Alzey

7:20am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Harpenden’s Friends of Alzey played host to 32 of their German counterparts at the end of August.

CAMRA's Mild in May Annual Quest

3:22pm Monday 12th May 2014

This week and next the South Herts Branch of CAMRA will undergo their annual quest for Mild Ale. Any real ale drinkers are welome to join us The first is in St.Albans on Friday 16th May It starts at 7.00 pm at the Six Bells, the silver medallist in our Pub of the Year and then onto the Lower Red Lion (8.00pm) and the Mermaid (9.00pm), our Cider Pub of the Year, The Farmers Boy (9.45) where the resident brewer will be present to answer questions and finally to the White Hart Tap (10.30pm) The second is in Hertford on Tuesday 20th May. This starts at the Black Horse at 8.00pm bwfore continuing to the White Horse (8.45 pm), the Old Barge (9.30pm) before finishing at the Old Cross Tavern(10.15) Based on information supplied by Kevin Lea.

St Stephen Festival Weekend, 16-18 May 2014

St Albans & Harpenden Review: St Stephen Festival Weekend, 16-18 May 2014

8:45am Tuesday 6th May 2014

Friday 16 May 2014 – 7.30pm till late St Stephen Parish Council’s 2014 Festival Opening Night with two live bands. Tickets £5 from Gill Marie, Parish Centre (01923 681443;


2:30pm Thursday 1st May 2014

PLEASE INCLUDE IN YOUR COMING EVENTS/DIARY SECTION MAY 31st/JUNE 1st 2014 - ST.ALBANS STEAM AND COUNTRY SHOW - 50th ANNIVERSARY EVENT On the weekend of May 31st/June 1st 2014 Herts Steam Engine Preservation Society will be again holding their annual steam rally at Oaklands College (Smallford campus) on the edge of St. Albans. All events are subject to ground conditions.

St John Fisher girls win 2014 Netball Tournament

St Albans & Harpenden Review: St John Fisher girls win 2014 Netball Tournament

11:05am Thursday 17th April 2014

On Saturday 22 March 2014. Our netballers; Alice, Amy, Ella, Georgia, Millie, Niamh.C, Niamh.G and Sophie, entered the Netball Tournament.



11:26am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Nottinghamshire miners who were on strike in 1984/5 returned to St Albans on Wednesday night [26 March], to commemorate the strike’s 30th anniversary with members of the St Albans Notts Miners’ Support Group. During the year-long strike, the group raised over £32,000 in cash and £1,0000 worth of food, shared among all the pits in South Notts.

Trampolining success for Roundwood Park School

5:01pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

After a very successful Regional round in December in Hitchin; 3 teams and 9 individuals from Roundwood Park school in Harpenden went to Loughborough to represent the East Region in the Central Zone Schools trampolining competition.

Upper Lea Valley Way portrait bench gets finishing touches

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Upper Lea Valley Way portrait bench gets finishing touches

1:45pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

Out cycling with a friend and spotted these two guys (sorry, don't know their names) putting up an information board naming the three sheet steel portraits on the Upper Lea Valley Way. If you've ever wondered who the figures are: Eric Morecambe who lived in Harpenden and supported Luton football club; Capability Brown who remodelled Luton Hoo landscape in the 18th century; and a member of the 1st Luton Sea Scouts. Great viewpoint overlooking the valley. Sorry, don't know any more, but thought you might be interested.

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