Hertfordshire police officers were among those paying respects to murdered PC Keith Palmer at his funeral in London in April. Together they remembered the 48-year-old father, stabbed to death by Khalid Masood at the forecourt of the Palace of Westminster.

Conservative MP Anne Main called for an “urgent meeting” with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling about the development of a strategic rail freight interchange (SRFI) in Park Street, St Albans , which has been granted outline planning permission .

Stallholders were given a boost when the Mayor of the City and District of St Albans took an official tour of St Albans Market. The Mayor, Cllr Frances Leonard, visited more than 100 stalls, chatting to stallholders and shoppers about the traditional street market.