Press Releases

Harpenden Town Council's press releases are available to view below.

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13/07/2022 13:57Communications
Town Council launches new website

Harpenden Town Council is thrilled to announce the launch of its new website The site, which went live this week, aims to make essential information more accessible and highlight areas of responsibility and current initiatives.

11/07/2022 13:12Town Council
Visit from Twin Town of Alzey to Harpenden

Harpenden welcomed a group of visitors from the Town of Alzey, its twin town in Germany, over the weekend of 7- 10 July. The visitors were hosted by the Friends of Alzey and the Town Mayor, Cllr Lisa Scriven and enjoyed a varied programme of visits and activities during their stay...

20/06/2022 11:19Events
55th Harpenden Summer Carnival is a huge success

Harpenden Town Council and the Harpenden Roundtable welcomed thousands of people to the Summer Carnival on  Saturday.

02/06/2022 12:13Events
An unforgettable Jubilee celebration on Harpenden Common

Thousands of people celebrated The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Harpenden Common on Thursday. Popular, free attractions included outdoor children’s games, interactive entertainment, a climbing wall and soft play, not to mention the Royal touches...

23/05/2022 13:48Shop local
Harpenden's businesses test Royal knowledge with Jubilee Window Trail

Twenty-three High Street and Southdown businesses have joined forces with Harpenden Town Council to create an exciting window trail

13/05/2022 13:02Community Services
Two exciting new play areas open following the acquisition of four open spaces by Harpenden Town Council

Harpenden Town Council is pleased to announce that two exciting new play areas will open this week in Roundwood Lane and Wood End. This announcement follows the Town Council’s acquisition of Roundwood Lane, Wood End, Parva Close and Oakley Road open spaces in March 2022. Each of these locations offer outstanding, accessible green spaces for recreation and enjoyment in Harpenden.