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St Albans Cathedral – What’s in a name?

If you’ve ever wondered why the ‘nave’ is so called or what ‘clerestory’ actually means, then listen to Stephen de...

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Have you heard the Cuckoo Clock?

The Herts Advertiser’s natural history correspondent, Rupert Evershed, tells us about concerns for the cuckoo and how...

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St Albans Cathedral: Abbot John & the Visitor Centre

Stephen de Silva, a guide and former warden at the Cathedral, is a regular contributor to Local Life.  In this...

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Community Matters – Ver Poets (2)

In the second of two conversations, Terry Jones, Anna Avebury and Chris Delaney tell Rob Pearman about Ver Poets, who...

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Community Matters – The Ver Poets (1)

In the first of two conversations, Ver Poets Terry Jones, Anna Avebury and Chris Delaney tell Rob Pearman how and why...

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St Albans Museum + Gallery – What’s to see inside

Curator of Collections Sarah Keeling takes Rob Pearman on a guided ‘audio’ tour around the new St Albans Museum +...

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St Albans Museum + Gallery – The process and the funding

In the second of three conversations with key people in the team that has brought the City & District its brand...

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St Albans Museum + Gallery – The historical context

In the first of three interviews with key members of the team at the new St Albans Museum + Gallery, Rob Pearman...

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Three Abrahamic Religions – closing roundtable

In the second of two concluding roundtable discussions, the three community leaders look back at what they have...

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Three Abrahamic Religions – closing roundtable discussion

In the first of two concluding roundtable discussions, the three community leaders look back at what they have...

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Community Matters – Mind in Mid Herts

Sharn Tomlinson, CEO of Mind in Mid Herts, tells Rob Pearman about some of the wide range of mental health and...

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Community Matters – St Albans Old People’s Trust

Kate Newton, Grants Manager for St Albans Old People’s Trust, tells Rob Pearman about the work of the Trust as it...

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Community Matters – St Albans Choral Society

Colin Dunkerley, Chairman of the St Albans Choral Society, tells Jill Burridge about the activities of the Society,...

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Three Abrahamic Religions – Islam 6

Following the round-table discussion of the similarities and differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the...

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Three Abrahamic Religions – Christianity 6

Following the round-table discussion of the similarities and differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the...

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Three Abrahamic Religions – Judaism 6

Following the round-table discussion of the similarities and differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the...

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Community Matters – Open Door

After more than a quarter of a century’s involvement with Open Door in St Albans, Kerry Pollard tells Rob Pearman...

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Community Matters – Probus Club of St Albans

Mike Foers, Chairman of the Probus Club of St Albans, explains to Rob Pearman what this club for retired...

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Community Matters – St Albans & Hertsmere Women’s Refuge

Chair of the Management Committee Maralyn Pollard explains the work of the local Women’s Refuge to Jill Burridge and...

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Three Abrahamic Religions – Islam 5

Following the round-table discussion of the similarities and differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the...

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