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Significantly improved recreational green space to be created in St Albans District
A significantly improved recreational green space with woodland, a lake, footpaths and a bike track is set to be created in St Albans District.
New community centre is “a model of partnership working and community activism”
The Cottonmill Community and Cycling Centre was hailed as “a model of partnership working and community activism” following its official opening.
Cycling centre hosts successful open day for local community
Cottonmill Community and Cycling Centre hosted a successful open day on Saturday 4 March to celebrate the official opening of this unique site across the local community.
Support for Ukraine: St Albans Museum + Gallery to be lit up in Ukraine’s national colours to mark the anniversary of Russia’s invasion
St Albans Museum + Gallery is to be lit up in Ukraine’s national colours of blue and yellow to mark the anniversary of the invasion by Russia.
Applications open for community grants
Community and voluntary groups can apply for grants from a St Albans City and District Council fund.
Applications to open for community grants
Community and voluntary groups can soon apply for grants of up to £5,000 from St Albans City and District Council.
Innovative community toilet scheme to be trialled in St Albans
St Albans City and District Council is to trial an innovative venture to provide residents and visitors with more public toilets.
New contract for management of eight major sport and cultural facilities agreed
A new management contract for eight major sports and cultural centres in St Albans District has been awarded.
Food and Drink Festival Awards – Vote for Your Favourites
Residents are urged to vote for their favourite pub, restaurant, cafe and food producer in this year’s Enjoy St Albans Food and Drink Festival Awards.
Update on plans to redevelop major City Centre site
A strategy aimed at enhancing the cultural assets of St Albans District to benefit residents and businesses and attract more visitors over the long-term is to be drawn up
Community grant fund opens for applications
Community groups and charities in St Albans District can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that help vulnerable people.
St Albans Platinum Party – more than 10,000 join the fun
Thousands of people enjoyed a free City Centre street party in St Albans to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
New community and cycling hub to open in St Albans
A brand new community centre is set to open in St Albans on Thursday 2 June. Cottonmill Community and Cycle Centre is managed by leisure operators Everyone Active in partnership
Join the historic Beating the Bounds ceremony
Everyone is welcome to take part in the ancient custom of Beating the Bounds with the Mayor of St Albans District on Sunday 22 May.
Cycling tracks opened at revamped community centre
New pump and cyclocross tracks have been opened at a St Albans community centre which is being revamped.
Clock Tower reopening delayed
The reopening of St Albans’ historic Clock Tower has been delayed to allow for emergency repairs.