FEBRUARY  2023    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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HARPENDEN PEOPLE LOVE READING THE NEWS ON HARPENDIA.

A RECORD 46,926 VIEWS IN 2022

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

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New Garden Town planned close to Harpenden.

Hemel Garden Communities.

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Do you need support with your energy or food bills?

Harpenden Town Council can help.

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JULY 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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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.

ARE YOU AN IDLER?

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Sept. DID YOU KNOW THE NHS HAVE CHANGED THE STRUCTURE OF ALL REGIONAL GROUPS INC HARPENDEN FROM JULY 1ST.

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James Marshall Foundation 300th Anniversary, celibrated at St Helen’s Church , Wheathampstead.

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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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As featured at Classics on the Common. 

Herts Constabulary.

Preventing your car from theft. Learn more

Improvements planned at Harpenden’s Station,

Harding Parade and Station Road.

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NOV. New contract for management for Eric Morecambe Centre and the Leisure Centre in Rothamsted Park

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Fresh fish on sale every Tuesday from Mawers.

We’ve been doing it for 40 years! Concourse by Library.

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Sept. How YWAM Harpenden help support Ukraine families.

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Sept 21.Timetable for St Albans District’s Local Plan announced. Major implications for Harpenden.

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FREE Phone hotline launched to help residents improve the energy efficiency of their homes and cut bills. Learn more

Oct. Harpenden Green Belt Ass give their advice against Legal & General’s plans for 550 new homes.

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

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Bim Afolami MP speaks out on Big Oil, Green energy and tax funding. At the Lyndhurst conference.

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Have you ever wondered how to fund your social care as you get older?  The Lyndhurst conference explains.

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Conference organisers Lyndhurst gave their views on: Portfolio Construction and Fund selection.

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Affordable Homes site back in development at Roan Place, Harpenden. Learn more.

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

New Jewellers now open on the

Harpenden High Street...

Jessica Wilson

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HARPENDEN’S HSBC TO CLOSE JULY 18 2023

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Jan. New Coffee Bar to now open in the old Lloyds bank.

Harris + Hoole

Jan. Pan Autos now to become a Care Home. Jarvis applies for a new concept in Southdown. Learn more.

Jan. Permanent vans on Library concourse to end next Summer.  Announce HTC.

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Jan. What a Bank Hub offers the local community.

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Start the New Year and learn something new for fun at Harpenden Learning for Leisure’s spring courses.  Learn more

Dec 22. Concourse food outlets – apologies from Harpenden Society.

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Jan. Time to try Thompson’s Close Cafe?

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Coppers Boots and Shoes is closing down after 34 years in Harpenden.

Another stalwart of the High Street.

SALE NOW ON

Jan 3. Wonderful art exhibition at the Harpenden Library with work by Harpenden children Learn more

Jan 3. Citizens Advice is back in Harpenden.

Every Monday at the Salvation Army.

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Jan . New Gym for KWS students now open.

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Jan. New Skatepark in Rothamsted Park taking shape.

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Jan 9. Majestic Wine could be opening in Harpenden following their planning application for the old Santander bank.

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Jan 11. Unique wearable glass art designed by Opal Seabrook a local artist .

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Jan 12. When will Herts County Council Highways dept take action  to repair Harpenden pot holes.

A letter in today’s Herts Advertiser isn’t good enough. Harpenden roads are now dangerous.

Read what a local resident has to say.

Jan 14. Harpenden families enjoy meeting Harry Redknapp & Colin Jackson at Leisure Centre Open Day.  Learn more

Jan 17. Luton Airport numbers in 2022 hit 13 million passengers. How do you like the sound of 19 million going up to 32 million?

And all from 1 runway!

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Jan 16. Football legend Alan Shearer opened the FORTIS area in Harpenden’s  Leisure Centre Gym. ‘HIIT without THE HURT’ Learn more

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Jan. Harpenden’s newest Restaurant OPEN in Southdown... Lebanese Rotisserie Chicken. Learn more

Jan 26. Shock news CONFIRMED.Work on Harpenden Public Halls to cease whilst St Albans District Council consider selling the site. Learn more

Jan 23. THE HARPENDEN TRUST TAKES ON THE SOUTHDOWN METHODIST HALLS 

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Jan 25. Taxis in Harpenden & St Albans District may soon have to accept contactless payments and no longer be cash.   Learn more

Jan 27.Cllr Brian Ellis speaks out about the Harpenden Halls situation.

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Jan 31. Harpenden’s new Skateboard arena in Rothamsted Park - time to give your views.

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SHARING THE LOVE FOR YOUR VALENTINE

Lots of lovable ideas for you in Harpenden

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Feb 1. Love in Art at Harpenden Library.

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