News & Events

  • St Albans businesses are naked and proud this Christmas

    5th December 2016, 12:45pm

    A group of businesses from St Albans teamed up to “bare all” in the name of charity!A Women’s Institute-style Christmas card has been created featuring 35 businesses using only props associated with their business to protect their modesty!Sue Wybrow, who runs Popdance and manages the St Albans...

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  • Mayor of St Albans prepares to sleep rough for charity

    29th November 2016, 4:48pm

    The St Albans mayor and deputy are preparing for the Sleepout at the Abbey.Mayor Frances Leonard and councillor Gill Clark have been testing their equipment for the 23rd Sleepout, which takes place on December 2.Eleven charities that work with homeless people are taking part, including Centre 33...

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  • Find your inner ‘elf’ at Willows Activity Farm Santa Spectacular this Christmas!

    25th November 2016, 10:56am

    This Christmas  families can explore the fun-packed Santa Spectacular programme at Willows Activity Farm in St Albans. From interactive elf shows to a 3D sleigh-ride film, Willows is giving every child the chance to find their inner ‘elf’! Led by a team of Santa’s elves, the new...

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  • New initiative to promote St Albans’ and Harpenden’s night-time economy

    24th November 2016, 11:58am

    In a bid to boost the district’s night-time economy, cafes and shops could be be encouraged to open later into the evening.Longer hours in St Albans and Harpenden is one of a number of measures recommended in a report following a survey of residents which showed they would like to see longer...

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  • Christmas lights switch-on clash for St Albans and Harpenden

    21st November 2016, 2:20pm

    Christmas lights are to be switched on in St Albans and Harpenden on the same day this year.Both the city and the town will light up next Sunday, November 27, and feature stalls, Santa and events for children.The lights will go on in four locations in St Albans including the Christmas Market in...

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  • Santa Spectacular

    17th November 2016, 11:32am

    23rd November - 24th December 2016There’s no better place to bring your children to see Santa than Willows Activity Farm where the whole family can enjoy a fun packed day of wholesome entertainment, adventure play and festive fun!We have a Santa-tastic programme of activities this Christmas. ...

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  • St Albans musician helps lead national campaign to double stem cell registers

    14th November 2016, 10:33am

    Amazing Grace Hynds has had her face emblazoned on billboards across the UK, after the St Albans teen wrote and recorded a poignant song, lighting the way for a charity.The 18-year-old’s face has featured on 150 billboards, including London Road in St Albans, and The Curve, the iconic...

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  • Sustainable St Albans Week

    8th November 2016, 11:18am

    Find out all about SuStainable St Albans Week 19th - 26th November 2016Loads of exciting things to do during the week; talks, walks, outdoor activities, play, workshops and more!Programmes are now available at St Albans District Council Civic Centre, and other locations across the district. You will...

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  • St Albans photographer’s picture of kites in Delhi wins award

    7th November 2016, 12:45pm

    Capturing a bird’s-eye view of Delhi’s whirl of black kites has helped a St Albans man collect yet another photographic award.Fifty-thousand entries from 95 countries were whittled down to just 100 winners in the recent Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards.And St Albans photographer Luke...

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  • More visitors will be drawn to St Albans’ if area turned into Business Improvement District (BID)

    4th November 2016, 1:39pm

    With scores of a business enhancement schemes successfully operating around the UK, supporters of a similar project proposed for St Albans say more visitors will be drawn to this historic area.St Albans City Centre Partnership launched a campaign to create a Business Improvement District (BID) in...

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