Local News

Christmas Market extended by popular demand

The St Albans Christmas Market will be open until Saturday 23 December, with the extension being a response to feedback from the public. Last year the market attracted the largest number of visitors since it was launched in 2013 with 118,000 people attending over 25 days.

New affordable homes sites in Sandridge

23 new affordable homes are being built at two vacant sites in Sandridge where garage blocks were demolished several years ago.

The £5.6m affordable housing scheme is being delivered by the Conservative-led St Albans City and District Council.

Toasting a successful wine tasting evening!

A very enjoyable evening was had by local Association members on Friday 24th November in the very pleasant surroundings of the Street Cafe, on Catherine Street, as James Fowler, Managing Director of Wine2Trade kept the wine and conversation flowing!

Jubilee Centre: Save our precious community asset!

Cllr Alun Davies has welcomed an invite by concerned local residents to join a kick off meeting of the "Friends of the Jubilee Centre" this coming Saturday at 11am at the Jubilee Centre on Catherine Street.

St Albans District Council providing safe place for City homeless

Cllr Alun Davies has welcomed the District Council's move to provide the City's homeless with access to safe housing and services but has reassured local residents he will be making sure it is managed properly, taking their concerns into account. 

Cllr leads Verulamium Park Litter Picks

Community litter picks in Verulamium Park continue into 2018 with Cllr Jessica Chivers. “I host the litter picks because no matter how hard our contractor works to keep our district clean, there will always be more that can be done,” says Jessica.

Conservatives are supporting new local businesses

Cllr Alun Davies, seen here at the wonderful new Waddington Road Cafe, has consistently supported local businesses in St Albans. Issues have ranged from planning, waste and recycling through to helping to market businesses to local residents.

Tackling residents' concerns: Car parking spaces in City centre

Cllr Alun Davies will be attending a local residents' meeting to tackle the contentious issue of City centre parking. 

The Jubilee Residents' Association  has asked Cllr Davies to attend, listen and potentially take action on the parking issues facing residents.