JANUARY  2022    Click here for GDPR statement

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

Follow infection rates from Government sources.

Click on the link below and source details of local areas in Harpenden.


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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Everything you need to know about the New Sports Centre. NOW OPEN

And take the virtual tour -- Learn more

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

May 11. Here’s the response from the

YOUR CARE YOUR VIEWS research conducted in March. Learn more

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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NHS staff started EPS training in September

...what’s it for?

...how will you benefit?

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

Learn about the Harpenden Child Contact Centre here.

Get out of your cars - walk and bike instead.

Tackling the climate emergency with the promotion of green travel.

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Major Climate Change Conference held in Harpenden on Sept 10. ‘Achieving Net Zero:

Strategies for Sustainable


Urgent care hub for St Albans City Hospital to proceed following research. Due to open mid 2022.

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Barclays Bank could be closing? A planning application has been raised with SADC.

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

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An apple a day keeps the Doctor away.

Who makes Highfield Oval apples so health giving.

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New Restaurant proposed for Harpenden opening late 2022.

3 floors inc Roof Top terrace

See the floor plans here

Luton Airport owners (that’s Luton Council) have rebranded the Airport to become Luton Rising. This to reflect is is "more than an airport not just about planes in the sky". Learn more

Nov 25. Luton Airport's plan to increase passenger numbers from 18 million to 19 million is proceeding to planning approval.

Read the Harpenden Society opposition to this proposal.

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Harpenden Society Award for Harpenden’s Leisure Centre.

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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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Dec. No football pitches for at least another year in Rothamsted Park. Smaller fences to be installed

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Jan 13. Gail’s Bakery ready to make dough in the old Nat West Bank soon

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Family entertainment  January 27-30 at EMC. From Hurst Childrens Theatre Group.

Book your seats at the Box Office.


Michael Weaver hits his target of over £1,000 for Keech Hospice Care thanks to sales of his memoirs. “It’s not over until it’s over’.

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JAN. NEWS update: Potential asbestos-related issue closes Alban Arena in St Albans

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JAN. Harpenden Gardening Society announces events for 2022.

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Jan. What are your views on Harpenden Town Council? SADC want to know.

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Jan 10 - April 28

10am - 4pm

First Community Arts Exhibition at EMC.

Featuring work by Penny Bird

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JAN. How to book a Covid ‘Walk In’ and all latest news from the NHS.

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Jan. Nominate Harpenden’s best to win the St Albans Mayor’s Pride Awards. Celebrate extraordinary people and outstanding organisations .

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Jan. 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.

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Government Grants of £2,667, £4,000 or £6,000. for hospitality, accommodation and leisure businesses in Harpenden. Learn more

Jan.‘Rock into 2022 with these legends of the stage, Jagger, Springsteen, Clapton, Led Zeppelin only at Molasses House’ in Station Rd


JAN. Avenues residents fail to stop Redclyffe development, even with HTC support.

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