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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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Downsizing options or

equity release to make life easier.

So, if you don’t want to downsize

but would like to get an extra income

in later life to fully enjoy retirement or

to pass on money to your children,

what can you do?

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What can we learn about Covid 19 from past pandemics.

Author of Cholera: The Victorian Plague, Amanda Thomas speaks out.

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If you love the Olympics then you will find this new book

‘OLYMPIC STADIA THEATRES OF DREAMS’ an insightful read.

Written by local author Geraint John and Dave Parker.

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Lyndhurst Financial Management Announces Carbon Neutral Plan

Lyndhurst Financial Management Ltd was founded in 1992 advises on over £450 million of client investments and is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority www.lyndhurstfm.co.uk

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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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Calling all jigsaw lovers!

Harpenden will hold its first ever Jigsaw Festival on 4 & 5 June 2021 at High Street Methodist Church. Organised by volunteers from two Harpenden churches. At this stage, in order to make the event a success, the organisers are looking for the community to get involved with any of the following tasks:-

· Assembling your own puzzles and donating them.· Donating unmade complete puzzles for others to assemble, and Making up jigsaws donated by others. Learn more

Dec. How would you like a professional Video to help boost your business?

And have it produced locally at a price you can afford.

KOMO Promo Videos in St Albans will look after all your needs.

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Feb. READY READS SERVICE AT HARPENDEN LIBRARY DURING LOCKDOWN - We select you collect. - FREE

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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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Dec. Harpenden’s new culture centre to be named after comedy legend...The Eric Morecambe Centre (EMC)... and is due to open by the late spring of next year.

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A NEW date  for Stay-in-your-car Treasure Hunt:

Sunday March 21 Organised by Rotary in Harpenden.

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A new concept in book reading from Harpenden publishing company NOEXIT      Learn more

New Year cake tastings from Zuckermaus Bakery.

Cream horn and chocolate cake.

When you want quality bread & cakes you can taste.

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HARPENDEN HIGH STREET in LOCKDOWN.

NON ESSENTIAL SHOPS. HAIRDRESSERS AND BEAUTY ALL CLOSED.   CAFES. PUBS & RESTAURANTS

OFFERING TAKE AWAY SERVICE  ONLY.

Jan. Sales of new Book by Michael Weaver exceeding expectations. Launched to help raise funds for the Keech Hospice Care

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Follow infection rates from Government sources.

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

https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/interactive-map

Jan. THE HUB is more than a “cafe” to Redbourn, its a “social” centre.

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Diabetes Treatment Plan wins national award for local pharmacist.

Graham Philips  was awarded the Chemist and Druggist Health Initiative of the Year 2020 for his work on ProLongevity.

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Jan 14. Not all Harpenden families have enough computers to help their children learn at home. Can you help support them?

A Harpenden based childcare provider has launched a initiative called Share2Learn.

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Jan 18. If you love gardening, why not join the Harpenden Gardening Society?

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Feb 18. COVID NEWS UPDATE

Harpenden Health Primary Care Network (HHPCN) COVID NEWS UPDATE & FAQ’s to help you.

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Feb 25. Book Review  

Its the new novel

‘EVIL IMPULSE’ from Leigh Russell.

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Jan 25. Covid delays the development plans for the Red House & the opening of Harpenden’s Health & Wellbeing Centre

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March 3. Zuckermaus Artisan Bakery gaining more fans. New BABKA bread a must for lovers of chocolate.

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Feb. Local charity receives funding from Harpenden Building Society to help combat Covid-19 challenges

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Feb. Donate an old laptop or tablet to help people who need them. Learn

Feb 8. Coming soon to the Harpenden High Street...The Pudding Stop.

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Feb 12. Government loan of £35 million to help Luton Borough Council announced yesterday. Covid crisis exposes LBC’s dependency on Airport for financial stability. Learn more

Feb. 22. Huge boost for the Harpenden High Street.

Property Fund buys the Harpenden Estate. SADC misses a deal. Learn more

Feb. Major business boost in Harpenden for agri-tech businesses. New offices open in Rothamsted’s iconic Russell building. Learn more

Feb. Calling entrepreneurs who want to tackle Climate Change.

Join SHAKE

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Feb 22. Stockwood Park Golf Centre  under threat from Luton Borough Council. Learn more

HARPENDIA BUSINESS MAGAZINE

Spring Edition 2021

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Feb 26. No COVID-19 symptoms but have to leave home for essential work? Get tested twice a week. It only takes a minute to book. Peace of mind in one hour. Book now at: http://hertfordshire.gov.uk/rapidtest

March 1. Affordable Homes being built on old Westfield Allotment site. Taylor French, the developer advised that completion of 24 homes would be April 2022.

March 1st. You can read Bim’s responses to the Q&A Zoom event (Feb 25) on the Harpenden Society web site.

www.harpendensociety.org

March 1. Change of Arrival Routes into Luton Airport. Results expected in June.

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March 2. Covid deaths down.

COVID news update from Matt Hancock.

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March. Choose your Mother’s Day gifts from the Harpenden High Street.

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March 4 An Outdoor Pool next to the Swimming Pool?

NO. It’s drainage works in Amenbury Lane Car park to prevent local flooding.

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New Sports Centre ready for opening soon. Learn more

March 5. Great news for Gin lovers...Harpenden now has its own Gin...

made by a local business with local ingredients.

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