Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fontmell Close access problems

No doubt you were wondering what this is.  It’s the mud that residents of Fontmell Close and Bridle Close have to cope with to access their homes. A temporary road made of large plastic panels has been installed across the

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Underage drinking in Bernards Heath

FoBH is collaborating with St Albans District Council (SADC) on a project to reduce underage drinking in Bernards Heath and the associated extreme litter problems that have resulted. The Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) is an organisation, funded by the major

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Ariston Site and Lower Field Update

These gateposts are one of the few reminders of the Ariston tallow works on the Heath, a site that has been under consideration for residential development for some time. In January 2013 Hertfordshire County Council, HCC, announced its decision to

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Autumn Colours

October 20th was one of those few bright sunny days when the trees were their best. This photo shows the the riot of colour that can be seen if you’re lucky. There are many more autumnal photos of the Heath

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Fontmell Close collapse

The dramatic impact of a collapse 66 feet across on the residents of Fontmell and Bridle Close is beginning to emerge. Many have suffered loss of essential services and arrangements for emergency services have been made. Hertfordshire County Council is arranging for

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