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Awards 2014

We need your help in identifying the best of the new in Harpenden so that we can recognise what is worthy of an award.  Please let us know of any new building, developments or facilities completed in 2014 that you believe are worthy of an award.

The premier award is a Plaque for outstanding projects and for the year 2013 this was awarded to Harpenden Common Golf Club for their new clubhouse.

Other projects may be given a Certificate of Merit or a Letter of Commendation.

Please use the following documents for your nominations.

Word Document

PDF Document

For more information on Harpenden click here

Welcome to the website of The Harpenden Society, Harpenden’s Civic Society.

The Harpenden Society exists for everyone who appreciates the richness of life in Harpenden and wants to ensure that the town remains a green and pleasant place in which to live, work or visit.

The Society was founded in 1930, is a registered Charity (278154), and currently has over 1,000 members, and a very active executive committee and a number of subcommittees or task groups to deal with particular activities or campaigns.

Please contact us if you would like further information about The Harpenden Society or to make comments about its current activities.

If you would like to join The Harpenden Society the details can be found here.

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our site and may consider joining the Society.

Welcome to the Website of the Harpenden Society


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Big Issues

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Harpenden Shopping

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Other Sites

Go to the Harpenden Shopping Twitter page

Harpenden Past & Present

Click here to see this YouTube video.

Please sign the Red House petition

Follow the debate and add your comments on Facebook

Library Volunteers

If you would like to be a library volunteer please email library@harpendensociety.org

Members Email addresses

If you are a member of the Society and have not supplied the Society with your email address you can do that by clicking here.

This will enable you to receive regular email updates about public meeting and other interesting news items.

For information on the Harpenden Green Belt Association click here

Click here for the Society’s response to the SLP.

Councillor Julian Daly’s charts from the 20th October  meeting can be found here.

To see a report of the meeting click here.

Strategic Local Plan

Councillor David Williams’ chart set that he used for his presentation can be found here.  The meeting report can be found here.

Schools; Locations and Places; the provision of new schools and enough school places. Public Meeting 26th February 2015.

Free entry on the night. To book your ticket in advance to secure your place click here.

Vision for Harpenden

Election candidates meeting - Fowden Hall, Rothamsted, 21 April at 7.30 for 8.00pm

News Update

If you wish to nominate a person to serve on the committee please use this form. Nominations must be received by the Secretary by the 7th April 2015.

The Society’s Annual Report can be found here.

Celebration 2015 - 22nd April 2015, 8.00pm, Rothamsted Conference Centre