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Genetic modification of plants will be essential to avert future food shortages.

The team, from Rothamsted Research and from Syngenta Crop Science and Symmetry Bioanalytics in the US are working to develop new strategies.

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Zuckermaus Artisan Bakery gaining more fans. New BABKA bread a must for lovers of chocolate.

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How can we in Harpenden help Save the Planet?

Reduce Your carbon footprint? Be more sustainable.?

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New Garden Town planned close to Harpenden.

Hemel Garden Communities.

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Feeling “frazzled” and  need to talk and share your stories. Frazzled Cafe is NEW in Harpenden. At the EMC every Monday.

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More drivers than ever are switching off for cleaner air.


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How YWAM Harpenden help support Ukraine families.

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Shock NHS medicines wastage revealed. See the evidence here in Harpenden.

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Harpenden Helping Hand are looking to recruit more drivers to help meet the needs of local people? LEARN MORE or go to


Watford Hospital expansion gets Government funding to proceed.

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NEW Home Library Service

from your Local Library.

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Welcome to the Harpendia team. Journalist Charlotte Bateman will be writing stories  of interest going forward. Learn more.

Feb 13. Planning Inspectorate announce completion of their examination of Luton Airport plan to increase passengers to 32 Million pa. Learn more

Nov. Fiona Bruce TV presenter of Antiques Roadshow knows a thing or two about Skateboarding. Learn more

Volunteering at the Memory Lane Cafe brings me a lot of joy. Find out how it helps those with Dementia.

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April 5. Katherine Warington School Awarded Modeshift Stars Secondary School of the Year

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Jan 12. 3G Pitch Opening event at Katherine Warington School with Luton’s Mick Harford and Annie Brewster + hundreds of school pupils. Learn more & Photos

Planning your wedding for 2024?

Loveweds Jewellers the perfect choice for Wedding rings

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March 1st. Skateboard Design competition. 

Presentation to winners.

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Feb 6. ‘Time running out for finalising Local Plan’, said councillor Paul de Kort at the Harpenden Society Public Meeting on Jan 31. Learn more

Ambulance Community First Responders (CFR) demonstrate how they save lives to Harpenden residents on Jan 31.

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Feb, A hundred eco friendly homes as part of the East car park at Harpenden Station,

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Feb. A new way to book your blood test at St Albans Hospital. Learn more

April 18. AT Society Golf Day –at Luton Hoo Golf Course. Learn more

Saturday April 13

United Nations Association  Harpenden.

The problems of governing a neoliberal Britain.

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Sustainability and Climate Crisis Strategy for St Albans District and Harpenden is launched.Learn more.

Harpenden History Society Announces Harpenden Local History Day on 20 April. Learn more

March 6, SHOCK NEWS> Government rejects SADC’s ‘Exceptional Circumstance’ for Planning Performance delays. SADC now placed under Government control and requesting a Plan identifying actions that address the areas of weakness.    Learn more

Harpenden History Society showcases Fighting the Roman invasion at Wheathampstead

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March 16. FREE PARKING in Harpenden could end along with many other proposals from St Albans Council just announced.

CLICK HERE TO Read the details and be ready to submit your thoughts when requested by SADC

Spring holidays on the beach OR seeing the sights. Learn more

The Harpenden Racecourse Re-Discovered by Drone!. See the video at Harpenden Local History Day. April 20. Learn more

April 5. Harpenden Trust Annual Appeal Raises

Over £55,000

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APRIL 5. Funding for the new Skatepark in Harpenden is well short of target.

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April 5. Council gains £173,000 grant to make Harpenden leisure centre more energy efficient.

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April 8. Medieval Harpenden, The Plague and the Office of High Sheriff. Meet the Experts on April 20 at Harpenden’s Local History Day. Learn more

Sat. April 27. Photography Exhibition 2024.

High St. Methodist Church. Learn more

April 10. Station Road closed for Water Mains replacement.

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April 8. Specsavers NOW OPEN on the Harpenden High St. Caring for your sight and hearing. Learn more

April 10. Planning Consent for New Harpenden Care Home in Grove Rd. Southdown. Learn more

April 7. Harpenden Town Women moved back to the top of the table after this 7-3 win over their visitors Histon FC Ladies. Match Report & photos

Sat April 13. Grand National Day. Molasses House are in the mood. Learn more.