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Forum Newsletter

Local Businesses: Be featured in our June 2021 issue! 

To celebrate the re-opening of retail shops and restaurants, we will be featuring Harpenden-based businesses in the June 2021 edition of Forum! Local businesses are welcome to submit short articles to us for a chance to be included in the issue. 

Submission guidelines: 

  • Your submission can include details on your business history, your plans for 2021, upcoming deals or promotions residents should be aware of, etc.  
    • For any time-sensitive information you would like to share, the issue will be distributed the week commencing 31 May 2021
  • There is no firm word count, but please aim to keep submissions below 250/300 words to allow for more businesses to be featured 
  • Please write articles in the third person 
  • Pictures of your business and/or products are encouraged 
  • Our main focus will be on businesses with a retail location in Town, but we will feature other businesses if space allows
  • Submit your articles by Wednesday 21 April to

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Forum Newsletter 

Forum is a quarterly newsletter, produced by the Town Council every March, June, September and December with a distribution of approx 13,000 to households and businesses in the AL5 postal area.  

The newsletter contains a mix of Town Council related information, articles on key matters that could affect residents, forthcoming events and articles provided by local groups and organisations.

Advertising in Forum and submitting content

The newsletter also offers the opportunity for advertisers to advertise in any of or all of the newsletters. For information about advert bookings and deadlines for submitting content please click here.

Forum Newsletter - Have you received it?

The Town Council are interested to find out from residents if they are receiving the Forum Newsletter which is delivered by Royal Mail in the first week of March, June, September and December. Please can you help with this research by advising us if you are receiving the newsletter by completing the online form here.

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