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3 hrs ago | Stalbans Review

St Albans & Harpenden Review:

Thousands of St Albans residents could be left stranded if plans to take an axe to bus funding in Hertfordshire go ahead.

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9 hrs ago | New Statesman

MPs who reject science are undermining the public interest

In another blow to the reputation of Parliament, a new report provides further evidence that a handful of MPs are using their positions to promote unscientific ideas, such as homeopathy, astrology and climate change denial.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Harpenden mayor opens new play area in Porters Hill

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

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Harpenden's Roundwood Park Jazz Band at National Music for Youth Festival

A successful year for a school jazz band ended with a performance in the finals of the National Music for Youth Festival in Birmingham.

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St Albans & Harpenden Review: Win tickets to the Eastern Electrics Festival in Hatfield House.

How do you transform an all-night party in a grungy Southwark warehouse into a full-on dance music festival at a picturesque Hertfordshire estate? That is the task Rob Star undertook when he launched Eastern Electrics Festival, which comes to Hatfield House for the first time this summer.

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Harpenden Mayor to officially open new play area today

Thanks to funding from the Town Council, St Albans District Council and Harpenden Trust, neighbours are invited to join in the celebrations with the official opening of newly installed toddler play equipment on Saturday between 1pm and 4pm.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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St Albans students take to West End stage

Around 140 children from St Albans and Harpenden were taking part in a fundraising show for the Royal Marsden Hospital and Noah's Ark children's hospice.

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

Hertfordshire Constabulary has so far reported seven thefts of lead, three of which are being classed as heritage crimes after churches were targeted.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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

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

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St Albans & Harpenden Review: Frank Turner announces gig in St Albans.

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls have announced a gig at Alban Arena on September 15 as part of a 15-date UK tour.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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St Albans & Harpenden Review:

A man from Harpenden has been arrested on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children online as part of a covert police operation to crack down on sex offenders.

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A couple from St Albans are preparing to cycle from John O'Groats to Land's End for charity.

'I didn't want to look at his bum for 1,000 miles' - St Albans couple decide against tandem for John O'Groats to Land's End cycle challenge 'I didn't want to look at his bum for 1,000 miles' - St Albans couple decide against tandem for John O'Groats to Land's End cycle challenge 'I didn't want to look at his bum for 1,000 miles' - St Albans couple ... (more)

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Bishop of St Albans visits Harpenden school

St Nicholas CE Primary School welcomed The Rt Rev Dr Alan Smith on July 8 to view a 40-foot long mural, which spans the insects, plants and animals of the Brazilian rainforest, encompassing Rio's statue of Christ the Redeemer and the solar system.

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15th Harpenden Lions Highland Gathering is best yet, say organisers - with galleries of photos

The sights and sounds of the Scottish Highlands were back in Harpenden on Sunday for the town's annual Highland Gathering, organised as always by the local Lions Club.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bucks Herald

Man charged over burglary spree

Raul Bobelica, aged 26 and of no fixed abode, was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary by an officer on patrol in Flamstead, Hertfordshire following the incidents which occurred between June 18 and July 10. In the first burglary, Bobelica stole what police describe as 'a significant amount of jewellery' from an address in Marrow Way, Weston ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Bagpipes at the ready for 2014 Highland Gathering

Highland dancing, haggis and head balancing are all part of the Scottish attractions on offer at the 2014 Harpenden Lions Highland Gathering this weekend.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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St Albans & Harpenden Review:

The NHS trust in charge of St Albans City Hospital "faces some of the most significant challenges of any trust in the country" according to the city's MP, following the publication of an extensive report in to cancer referral failings.

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Four Green Belt sites could be under threat of development

St Albans District Council has identified four potential Green Belt sites, which could be under threat of development, to meet housing needs across the district.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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Harpenden MP welcomes young people to Westminster

The teenagers got the opportunity to question Mr Lilley, take a tour of the Palace and watch Members of Parliament debating on the floor of the Commons.

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