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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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If you know someone with debt problems in Harpenden help is at hand. Harpenden Money Advice Centre is a charity providing confidential, non-judgemental and impartial debt and budgeting advice.

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Children really engaged with Harpenden Academy’s Young Chef’s project 2020.

A great success, says Teacher Kate Watson

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38,918 VIEWS IN 2021

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

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Autumn Edition 2021

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Great news for Gin lovers...Harpenden now has its own Gin...

made by a local business with local ingredients.

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Harpenden’s young people are concerned about the future. Find out what they are doing about it. Learn more here

How can we in Harpenden help Save the Planet?

Reduce Your carbon footprint? Be more sustainable.?

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Sustainability Festival will have

lasting impact on Harpenden.

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Want to learn a language? Improve your exam results...understand your overseas business clients feel at home when you’re

abroad on holiday.

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Please help The Hygiene Bank with donations to help people in poverty in Harpenden.

All the things in your bathrooms.

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A new experience for coffee lovers in Harpenden.

With the best tasting coffee and bagels in town.

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Who helps separated families with children in Harpenden to stay close?

Learn about the Harpenden Child Contact Centre here.

Feb. Urgent care hub opening for St Albans City Hospital delayed till Autumn.

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Want to find out more about Harpenden Ladies Probus Luncheon Club?

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Harpenden Public Halls to be demolished and replaced with 29 flats in a 4 block new build.

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Harpenden Gardening Society announces events for 2022.

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April. Help support local charity Rennie Grove when you shop at the Co-Op by joining their membership scheme.

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April. New Garden Town planned close to Harpenden.

Hemel Garden Communities.

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Harpenden Town Mayor (Paul Cousin) opens Batford Springs new boardwalk and reed fen.

April. Half of the shared ownership homes already sold off plan.

Adjacent to Westfield Recreation Ground .

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Confident chorus get set for 2022.

The Kings of Herts plans for the year ahead.

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Feb. Health Secretary Sajid Javid MP called in to review Watford Hospital development by Hemel MP  Sir Mike Penning.

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May 16 - 22. Dementia Action Week at Harpenden Memory Lane Café

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April. Do you need support with your energy or food bills?

Harpenden Town Council can help.

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Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, celebration in Harpenden on Thursday 2nd June.  Learn more

April. Can you help children from separated families to keep in touch with both parents? At the Harpenden Child Contact Centre. Learn more

Could you change lives locally? Rennie Grove is recruiting to its Supporting Hands scheme. A volunteer-led service. Learn more

March. HOW SAFE WILL HARPENDEN’S AIR BE WITH MORE AIRPORT EXPANSION? The UK already has more than 100,000 people dying every year from lung conditions.

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May. 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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MAY EVENTS at the EMC   NEWS page

April. New Pub/Restaurant with rooftop terrace rejected by Planning Committee. Oakman Inns planed to convert Kingston House.

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April 4th

DID YOU KNOW YWAM -Harpenden’s Highfield Oval) - are helping the Ukranian people in their days of need? Learn more

April 2022. An important subject presented in Harpenden on March 12th by the UN.

‘The Belt and Road Initiative and its impact on the Human Rights in Xinjiang, China.’ Learn more

April 11. Luton Airport being levelled down by Michael Gove MP Secretary of State for The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities* over the expansion of Luton Airport numbers to 19million pa?

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The Harpenden Trust thanks the community for another record-breaking Appeal total.

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Harpenden Society annual awards for 2021 announced at the April 21 public meeting.

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Helping us all to breathe easier.

Thanks to The Harpenden Society’s guest speaker on April 21st.

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Writing Competition for Harpenden senior schools is a huge success. Four Schools involved. Want to read the stories and see who won?

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Thurs May 19th.Grove Theatre. Dunstable.

Musical concert is for the benefit of the Luton branch of the Association of Ukrainians of Great Britain (AUGB).

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Harpenden’s new Mayor, Cllr Lisa Scriven inaugurated at Town Council’s Annual Meeting on May 9th.

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More drivers than ever are switching off for cleaner air.


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Wipe - Out for Conservatives as Lib Dems triumph in District Council election

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You can have your Art and Antiques valued on May 25 at the EMC.

FREE service from Sworders.  Learn more

May 24. Redbourn 70 years ago.Through the lens of John Heather. 8pm at EMC.

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A Night out with John Lloyd

Thursday 26 May 2022

Front Doors Open: 7pm

Auditorium: 7.30pm

Show Starts: 8pm

In conversation with Tommy Pearson

Legendary producer John Lloyd has been responsible for some of the best-loved, ground-breaking and popular comedies in British television history, including NOT THE NINE O’CLOCK NEWS, SPITTING IMAGE, BLACKADDER and most recently QI.

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