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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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Did you know there’s a Talking Newspaper (‘SADTN’) to keep visually impaired residents and others in touch with what is happening in Harpenden, St Albans and the surrounding communities. 

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BE AWARE OF THE ON LINE FRAUDSTERS. Online fraud and digital

wallet hacks now account

for 19.8% of UK fraud cases.

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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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Affordable Homes now completed at Roan Place. Harpenden.

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New integrated urgent care hub for Harpenden & St Albans area residents finally opens at St Albans Hospital. Learn more

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

Dec. How are Harpenden Fashion Retailers working towards a more sustainable future?

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Dec. Changing your nutrition and

lifestyle can help towards

improved health and wellbeing.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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Dec. Compassionate Café launches in Harpenden.

in partnership with Rennie Grove Peace Hospice Care Learn more

Feb 11. HARPENDEN TOWN WOMEN U23'S featured in dramatic

5 -2 win  Learn more.

Feb 23. Mayor’s Wine Tasting.

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Jan 15. Kickstart January with a fresh take on your health and fitness goals? The Food Teacher & Euphoria Boost have created a 25 page E -Book.FREE. Learn more.

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

Jan 20. Great news for Harpenden businesses. How to improve your Digital skills to give your business a competitive advantage.

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Planning your wedding for 2024?

Rothamsted Manor the perfect venue. Loveweds Jewellers the perfect choice for Wedding rings

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Jan 26. Planning permission secured for new Skatepark in Harpenden. Rothamsted Park. Learn more.

Jan 30. New Cafe and Restaurant now open on the High Street,  Harpenden. Nonna’s. Learn more.

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

March 26, Coming soon to Harpenden Library. An evening with Bobby Palmer. 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 19. New Broom sweeps... at Southdown Hardware shop. New owner Peter Metcalfe takes over.

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

Feb 14. Temptation on a plate at Sweet Spot in Station Rd.

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Feb 12. Smashing news - demolition paves the way for new health facility in St Albans.

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

Feb 27. Voice your concerns about flooding in Harpenden to the National Flood Forum at the  High Street Methodist Church. Learn more.

FEB 29.  


Molasses House are hosting a Private View of his work on Thursday 29th Feb at 6.30.

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