News & Events

  • Prezzo restaurant closures announced

    5th March 2018, 11:11am

    Prezzo is set to close about a third of its restaurants, including its Stevenage Old Town outlet, but not its premises in Welwyn Garden City, St Albans, Hatfield, Hitchin, Letchworth or on the Stevenage Retail Park.The casual dining chain is closing 94 outlets, including 33 of its Tex Mex...

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  • Pop in for your shopping and learn more about charity

    23rd February 2018, 10:39am

    Local charity Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s chain of 26 shops are encouraging people to pop in, do some shopping and whilst they are there learn more about the work of the charity and the many ways they can help raise funds to support it.Rennie Grove provides care and support for adults and children...

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  • St Albans mobile shop teaming up with Scouts to achieve digital badge

    15th February 2018, 12:49pm

    Three Mobile in The Maltings Shopping Centre is running Discovery Sessions with the fourth St Albans Scout Group Cubs and Beavers to work towards their Digital Citizen badge.However, everyone can assess the education aid - which does not sell Three products but aims to teach individuals, schools and...

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  • Update on St Albans shopping centre sponsored guide dog

    8th February 2018, 9:11am

    A guide dog sponsored by a St Albans shopping centre is doing well in her training.Malty The Maltings puppy is just over six months old, and is being trained by Guide Dogs for the Blind puppy walker Janet.The shopping centre bid in a charity auction to sponsor Malty at a St George’s Day lunch in...

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  • Independent shops in St Albans recorded "best ever" sales but others did struggle

    23rd January 2018, 11:24am

    Independent shopkeepers in St Albans had mixed fortunes over the Christmas period with some recording their best ever sales period while others struggled as the appeal of shopping on the high street decreased.Donna Nichol, owner of Chloe James Lifestyle, said: “We noticed people seemed to be a bit...

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  • £225K funding pot for community projects available in St Albans

    11th January 2018, 11:21am

    Voluntary and community groups in and around St Albans can now apply for three-year funding between £5,000 and £25,000 per annum for projects that support vulnerable people living in St Albans District.St Albans City and District Council is looking to distribute £225K in total from the...

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  • Leisure centre inviting children to Christmas party while parents are out shopping in St Albans

    19th December 2017, 11:21am

    A St Albans leisure centre is hosting a children’s Christmas party, giving parents a chance to do some last-minute Christmas shopping.Westminster Lodge, which is operated by Everyone Active, is holding the party from 10am to midday on Saturday, December 23. Children aged five to eight will take...

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  • The St. Albans Nutcracker Trail

    13th December 2017, 10:31am

    “Oh the grand old Duke of York, he had ten thousand men,He marched them up to the top of the hill and he marched them down again…”Does this popular nursery rhyme refer to Holywell Hill’s role in the Battle of St Albans? Richard, Duke of York lead a force of 3,000 on a march towards London...

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  • Residents and businesses offered opportunity to carve their name into St Albans history

    7th December 2017, 1:46pm

    Residents and businesses have been offered the chance to carve their name into St Albans’ rich history.The Museum and Galleries Trust is offering people the chance to have their name on decorative wooden boards inside the district’s new museum.St Albans council’s portfolio holder for leisure...

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  • BID Boosts Christmas Lights with 1000’s of New Decorations

    28th November 2017, 1:09pm

    The Christmas lights in St Albans will be more spectacular than ever this year, with dozens of prominent trees being decorated with thousands of multi-coloured lights.A total of 36 tall trees that line both sides of St Peter’s Street, stretching from the Town Hall to The Cock pub, will be...

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