Local News & Information

Moving More Activity Finder

Published: 6 Oct 21

It's time to get Hertfordshire Moving More and what better way than launching the county’s new online Activity Finder – helping people discover physical activity opportunities around them.


Published: 6 Oct 21

An environmental action group called Walk2Cop26 who will be passing through St Albans next week on route to Glasgow.

Changes to your Council garden waste collection service from 1 July 2021

Published: 18 Jun 21

New opt-in garden waste paid subscription service - sign up now!

Hertfordshire Personal Safety Survey

Published: 7 Jun 21

Closes on 9th July 2021

Sandridge Neighbourhood Plan has been approved

Published: 10 May 21

The votes in the referendum on the Sandridge Neighbourhood Plan have been counted and the plan had the support of the majority of residents. The plan now forms part of the planning policies for the area. Thanks for everyone who has contributed to the production of the plan. Sandridge is only the second parish council in St Albans District to get their plan approved.

St Albans City & District Council

Published: 9 Apr 21

Grant coming soon for community groups...

Home Fire Safety Guide

Published: 23 Mar 21

Working to Protect. Acting to Save Lives

Staying Safe Online

Published: 29 Dec 20

A course to help protect senior residents online....

If home isn't safe, we're here to help.

Published: 17 Dec 20

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, call 0300 790 6772 for advice and support. In an emergency, always call 999. If you are afraid to speak, call 999 from a mobile and press 5, 5.

Your Connected Life initiative from Hertfordshire County Council

Published: 25 Nov 20

Your Connected Life aims to help people who are isolated to connect to their communities, to activities, people and places so they can enjoy life more.

Property Flood Resilience - Property Owners & Occupiers

Published: 10 Sep 20

Risk & Policy Analysts are carrying out a study for the Environment Agency on resilience to flooding.

Is heat leaking from your home?

Published: 10 Sep 20

Are your windows & doors draughty? Create a more energy efficient home this winter by borrowing one of Sustainable St Alban's Thermal Imaging Cameras

St Albans Solar Streets

Published: 26 Aug 20

Clean Energy, Lower Bills, Cut Carbon Emissions. Click on the link above to see how you can save 20% on your solar PV panels

Temporary Closure of Woodcock Hill, Sandridge

Published: 26 Aug 20

Temporary closure effective from 29th September 2020 for approximately 18 months

NEW! Outdoor Gym Equipment has been installed at Spencer Meadow, Sandridge, AL4 9DD

Published: 24 Jul 20

Why not pop along for an early morning workout.....

More financial help for small businesses hit by Covid-19

Published: 22 Jul 20

A second round of grants are to be awarded to small businesses in St Albans District that have missed out on Government funding for the Covid-19 emergency.

Neighbourhood Watch - Water Safety Advice from the Fire & Rescue Services

Published: 1 Jul 20

Our colleagues from Fire and Rescue Services urge residents to be safe around canals, lakes and rivers.

Neighbourhood Watch - Hertfordshire residents encouraged not to delay getting a Coronavirus test

Published: 30 Jun 20

Hertfordshire residents with symptoms of Coronavirus COVID-19 are being encouraged not to delay getting a test for the virus.

Marshalswick Community Garden

Published: 31 May 20

Sandridge Parish Council have been busy creating a community garden outside Marshalswick Community Centre...

Grants to Organisations Impacted by COVID-19

Published: 19 May 20

Sandridge Parish Council resolved to streamline the grant process for groups impacted by covid-19


Published: 9 May 20

On the pavement with "Super mum" Zoe Andrews.....

COVID-19 - Guidance for Parents and Carers

Published: 27 Apr 20

This is a challenging time for parents and children particularly if children are unwell and you are worried. It can be  difficult to know what to do- if you should ring 111, take them to a GP, or attend the Emergency Department. The attached RCPCH guidance for Parents/Carers supports you to make the right decision.

"WILD AT HOME" - Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Published: 20 Apr 20

The #WildatHome project, aims to help bring you closer to wildlife in the safety of your home.

Sandridge Parish Council - Volunteer Mornings

Published: 20 Apr 20

If you fancy hedge-laying on Woodland Park or assisting with general maintenance across the Parish, then...

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Published: 14 Apr 20

Please read on to see some great information on bird life and how to identify it....

St Albans Healthy Hub Newsletter - COVID 19

Published: 9 Apr 20

Free information, advice and support to help you stay healthy and well.

COVID-19 - Business Grant Update

Published: 2 Apr 20

The Government have announced that certain small businesses will be entitled to a non-repayable grant of £10,000 to help during COVID-19

Message from Hertfordshire Volunteering & People Assistance Cell

Published: 1 Apr 20

This has been created as a countywide partnership to help manage and implement a coordinated effort to support those affected by Coronavirus.

Keep Britain Tidy Campaign - Pick up your Dog Poo!

Published: 12 Mar 20

Find out more on the Keep Britain Tidy Website or click the headline above

New Fencing around Jersey Farm Open Space Lagoon

Published: 27 Feb 20

St Albans District Council have erected fencing around the Jersey Farm "Lagoon" to address safety fears, in particular the deep silt left when the water recedes.


Published: 14 Jan 20

Sandridge Parish Council have recently invested in new signage to make us more visible to the public in general.

Volunteers at Skyswood Ancient Woodland

Published: 6 Jan 20

Thank you to all that came out to help maintain Skyswood ancient woodland on Sunday 5th January... we have erected bird boxes, planted some hazel trees and cleared a large area of brambles to allow light to the bluebells. Please contact the office on 01727 831871 if you would like to get involved in the future.

Have you seen the new Football Goals at Harness Way?

Published: 18 Dec 19

Sandridge Parish Council have installed new football goals and nets at Harness Way Playground. Thank you to all of those residents that have sent their positive comments and "happy kick abouts!"


Published: 12 Dec 19

Consultation on expansion proposals closes on 16th December.......

New Rugby Posts have been installed at Jersey Farm Open Space!

Published: 19 Nov 19

Why not pop along and give them a TRY!

Passionate About Health?

Published: 14 Nov 19

Get your voice heard. Join St Albans & Harpenden Patients' Group today....

Hertswise - Dementia support in Herts

Published: 1 Mar 19

Community Group in St Albans

Have you seen the Bee Hives on the Woodland Park?

Published: 18 Feb 19

Walk up St Helier Road from Sandridge and wander over to the left to see the Bees!

Countryside Management Services

Published: 7 Feb 19

For details of many organised local walks and cycle routes, please read on.......

Sandridge Parish Ecology Survey

Published: 30 Jul 18

A survey of ecological data relating to the Parish including a list of wildlife species including their recorded locations. Plans of local wildlife sites and Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) designated nature reserves.