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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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)
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.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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)
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Countryside campaigners welcome news brownfield sites for schools will be looked at
Countryside campaigners have welcomed the news that brownfield sites in Harpenden are to be examined as possible secondary school sites.
New access ramp to make walking, running and cycling to open
A new access ramp to make walking, running and cycling easier for old and young alike at the Nickey Line will open on Saturday.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
More than 300 people take to the courts to enjoy free tennis activities
The third Great British Tennis Weekend swung into St Albans and Harpenden with more than 300 people taking to the courts for free tennis activities across the weekend.