Harpenden, England Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Harpenden woman whose mother died of cancer will only buy clothes from charity shop for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    Harpenden woman whose mother died of cancer will only buy clothes from charity shop for a year Harpenden woman whose mother died of cancer will wear different look every day for a year for cancer charityHarpenden woman whose mother died of cancer will only buy clothes from charity shop for a year A Harpenden mum has become an internet sensation with a unique fundraising challenge to wear a new charity shop outfit every day this year in honour of her late mother who died of breast cancer. Caroline will wear only "pre-loved" clothes for the whole of 2015 - with a new outfit every day from the Cancer Research UK shop in Harpenden's High Street where her mother volunteered for 13 years.

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  2. Harpenden fatal: Man named locally as popular shop ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    The pedestrain who died in the car accident outside a Harpenden supermarket yesterday has been named locally as Colin Moxley. A note on the door of High Street tobacconist Thorns, which Mr Moxley ran with his son Glenn, said the shop would be closed for the 'next few days' due to a bereavement.

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  3. Harpenden woman whose mother died of cancer will wear different look...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    Harpenden woman whose mother died of cancer will only buy clothes from charity shop for a year Harpenden woman whose mother died of cancer will wear different look every day for a year for cancer charityHarpenden woman whose mother died of cancer will only buy clothes from charity shop for a year A Harpenden mum has become an internet sensation with a unique fundraising challenge to wear a new charity shop outfit every day this year in honour of her late mother who died of breast cancer. Caroline will wear only "pre-loved" clothes for the whole of 2015 - with a new outfit every day from the Cancer Research UK shop in Harpenden's High Street where her mother volunteered for 13 years.

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  4. Harpenden accident: police appeal for witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    At around 11.25am a grey Volkswagen Golf was being driven in Bower's Parade when, for reasons currently unknown, it drove onto the pedestrianised area in front of the Sainsbury's store. The car hit a man who was walking in the area.

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  5. Three taken to hospital after Wheathampstead crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    Fire crews from St Albans, Harpenden and Welwyn Garden City were called at 9.43am to the three-car accident in Lower Luton Road. Cutting equipment was used to free a man in his 40s, who was taken to Lister Hospital with a lef injury.

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  6. St Albans romp to Harvesters winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    A James Murray hat-trick helped fire St Abans City Youth Under-18s East to an 8-0 victory over Harvesters. The Under-18s East lost 2-0 to Chorleywood while a Jack Kellard goal could not save the Under-18s North from a 2-1 County Cup defeat against Comets.

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  7. Harpenden Mayor to host charity Burns NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    The Harpenden Town Mayor will be hosting a Burns Night in aid of her nominated charities on Friday, January 23. The event, organised by Councillor Mary Maynard, will support Community Meeting Point Harpenden and Home-Start St Albans City and District at Aldwickbury Park Golf Club. She said: "It should be good fun, with a piper playing traditional Scottish music as guests arrive, a Burn's night meal and of course, Scottish Country dancing, with a caller to tell the beginners what to do."

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  8. House prices in Tory seats have soared Eight Times faster than in Labour areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Families in Tory-supporting constituencies outside London have seen their homes soar in value eight times higher than those in Labour areas under David Cameron. House prices in towns and villages outside the capital with a Conservative MP have increased by 16 per cent over the past five years, new figures reveal.

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  9. Daughter's 'year of charity clothes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Newsday

    A woman whose mother died of breast cancer is to wear charity shop outfits every day for a year in her memory. Caroline Jones's mother Mary Benson had volunteered in the Cancer Research UK shop in Harpenden, Hertfordshire for 13 years.

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  10. Inquest: Harpenden woman's body found two weeks after she was last seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    The body of a Harpenden woman could have been in her home for two weeks before it was discovered, an inquest was told. Sheila Fisher was found in the front room of her Ashwell Park home on September 5, 2014, by police who had forced entry following concerns for her welfare.

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  11. Extension of Batford Springs Local Nature Reserve announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    Harpenden's Mayor has announced an extension to the Batford Springs Local Nature Reserve with the purchase of land in Marquis Lane. Councillor Mary Maynard said: "The town council, along with the Batford Springs Volunteers, works hard to maintain this area as a nature reserve.

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  12. Shaking up the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    I am writing this from Christchurch, New Zealand, my home town, a city almost razed to the ground by earthquakes, one the most violent ever recorded in a city. Two cathedrals and dozens of churches were reduced to piles of masonry.

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  13. Dog charity looking for animal lovers to raise guide dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    Animal lovers are needed by the charity guide Dog UK to raise guide dog puppies in the St Albans and Harpenden areas. Andrew Eldridge, Volunteering Consultant for Guide Dogs: said: "We are looking for special people who can help us train and socialise our puppies from 6-7 weeks old to 12-14 months, after which time they go on to our Training School where they receive professional training from our dedicated staff.

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  14. Woman in her 60's fights off would-be bag thief in Harpenden churchyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    Police are hunting a man who tried to steal a bag from a woman in her 60's in a Harpenden churchyard. The incident happened in St Nicholas' Church yard, in Church Green, between 5.40pm and 6pm on Thursday, December 18. The victim was walking through the churchyard when she was approached from behind by a man who demanded she give him her bag before he grabbed hold of it.

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  15. Marjorie celebrates landmark birthday in HarpendenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    A "very family orientated" resident at a Harpenden care home celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family last week. Marjorie Ditchfield, who is a resident at Quantum Care's Willow Court care home, celebrated her big day on Tuesday, December 30. Marjorie was born in London and brought up by her mother Ada and father Richard in Surrey, but her father passed away at the age of 43 when Marjorie was only eight years old.

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  16. Providing a workplace free from aerosols and perfume was not reasonableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Thame Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Under the Equality Act 2010, employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees and disabled job applicants.

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  17. Characters raise a titter on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | BBC News

    Twitter has broken major news stories and prompted countless controversies, as well as keeping users up to date with the minutiae of friends' and strangers' lives. But it is also giving voice to a whole range of new comedy characters from unknown writers who now attract thousands of followers.

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  18. Herts Ad Sunday League: PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Crow

    It's that time of the season when the Herts Advertiser Sunday League 'expert' puts his neck on the chopping block and predicts the teams' outcome at the end of the season. PREMIER DIVISION: AFC Rangers are the dark horses of the division, capable of taking points from fancied teams.

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  19. Review of the year 2014: MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Stalbans Review

    A St Albans soldier, who miraculously cheated death against odds of "a trillion-to-one" after a bullet tore through his neck yet fought on to save his comrades, was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross in March. Lance Corporal Simon Moloney, 23, of The Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons , Household Cavalry, was part of a troop who, with Afghan Army partners, landed by helicopter deep in the insurgent stronghold of Yakhchal as part an operation to gather intelligence and disrupt the enemy.

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  20. Harpenden town mayor, councillor Mary Maynard, wishes residents a good New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Stalbans Review

    Councillor Maynard said it was heart-warming to see all the work that goes on in the community, especially during the festive season. She said: "It sets such a lovely example for our young people and encourages us all to think of others and get involved in our local community.

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