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Hundreds flock to Families Day festival

Borehamwood Times:

3:29pm Saturday 28th June 2014

The rain could not dampen the spirits of festival goers at this year’s Families Day.

EastEnders secures its future in Borehamwood

Borehamwood Times: Albert Square will be staying in Borehamwood as the BBC unveils plans to rebuild its EastEnders set

4:23pm Friday 20th June 2014

Plans to give Walford a major facelift have been given the go-ahead, securing soap opera EastEnders' future in Borehamwood.

The Voice contestant Sophie Mae performs for older people

Borehamwood Times: Sunrise Senior Living of Elstree

12:10pm Saturday 5th April 2014

The Voice contestant Sophie Mae entertained older people with a sing-song in Barnet.

Lorry driver arrested following fatal collision due to return bail

12:02pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A lorry driver who was arrested following a fatal road traffic collision is due to return bail later this month.

Grandfather offers cash reward to help locate missing love token

6:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A grandfather is offering a cash reward to anyone who can help trace a missing love token he bought for his wife as an anniversary present.

Early years teachers receive 'outstanding' award

Borehamwood Times: Meryfield Community Primary School early years teachers with their award.

1:10pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A group of early years teachers have received an award for their “outstanding” work.

Schoolchildren celebrate their favourite books

Borehamwood Times: Girl dressed as a fairy for World Book Day.

5:30am Monday 24th March 2014

Schoolchildren took inspiration from their favourite fictional characters when they dressed up for World Book Day.

Children launch handmade rockets

Borehamwood Times: Eight-year-old Lily-May tests her air powered rocket.

3:10pm Friday 21st March 2014

Schoolchildren jumped for joy as they watched a rocket soar through the air as part of an annual science and technology day.

Elstree Studios going from strength to strength

Borehamwood Times: Dancing on Ice is just one of the television shows filmed at the Elstree Studios.

7:10am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Elstree Studios is going from strength to strength one year after the BBC moved part of its television centre production to the complex, its managing director claims.

Scheme encourages community to be more dementia friendly

10:27am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Healthcare professionals and patients came together to discuss ways of making Borehamwood more dementia friendly.

Volunteers shake their buckets for special needs charity

Borehamwood Times: Taliah Hamel, 11, with Gemma Jacobson from Elstree.

2:10pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A special needs charity had a record 201 volunteers shaking their donation buckets during the festival of Purim.

Older people get a 'taste of Sunrise'

Borehamwood Times: Sunrise of Elstree resident, Morris, turns 87.

5:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

Older people enjoyed a “taste of Sunrise” at a residential care home.

School celebrates record number of applications

3:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

A school is celebrating after receiving more applications for its Year 7 class than it has places for the first time in its history.

Schoolchildren take part in Commonwealth Day celebration

Borehamwood Times: Schoolchildren getting ready to mark Commonwealth Day in Borehamwood.

6:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

Schoolchildren helped the Mayor mark Commonwealth Day at a special flag-raising ceremony today.

Motorists warned as more wet weather is forecast

Borehamwood Times: Flood alert still in place for Radlett and Borehamwood area

3:09pm Friday 7th February 2014

Motorists are being warned to take extra care while driving as more wet weather is forecast for the weekend.

Choir performs Christmas concert at church

Borehamwood Times: Elstree Singers at St John Fisher and Thomas More Church.

12:30pm Monday 16th December 2013

Choir singers raised the rafters of a church with their festive carols.

Hospice appeals for furniture

1:30pm Friday 15th November 2013

A hospice is appealing for people to donate their unwanted furniture to raise money for its services.

Strictly Come Dancing: Who will be the first to get the axe?

Borehamwood Times:

12:10pm Saturday 5th October 2013

The first dancing duo will be voted off Strictly Come dancing tonight.

National Trust Big Brother house opening is a hit with celebs

Borehamwood Times: Former Big Brother housemates were invited back to the rooms that made them famous - or saved their careers - before the most filmed house in television was opened to the public by the National Trust.

3:10pm Friday 27th September 2013

Love it or loathe it, the Big Brother house has been opened to the public for the first time as part of the National Trust's London Project.

Celebs celebrate as National Trust opens Big Brother house to the public

Borehamwood Times: Former housemates get cosy in the Big Brother house

12:31am Friday 27th September 2013

The red carpet was rolled out this evening as former housemates were welcomed back into the Big Brother house as part of a controversial project launched by the National Trust.

Have your say on Hertsmere's licensing policy

3:30pm Friday 5th July 2013

People living in and around Borehamwood can have their say on Hertsmere Borough Council's licensing policy.

Make a splash at Borehamwood Festival's Families Day

3:30pm Friday 21st June 2013

Families are invited to make a splash at a pool party in Borehamwood next weekend.

Principal sets off on 360km charity cycle

Borehamwood Times: Jo Galloway

3:00pm Friday 14th June 2013

A school principal is cycling 360km across three countries to raise money for people with autism.

Plans to open Debenhams in Borehamwood revealed

5:54pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

A new Debenhams store could replace Wickes at Borehamwood Shopping Park if planning permission is agreed next week.

Free talks on the care sector in Borehamwood today

12:00pm Saturday 15th June 2013

Elderly people and their relatives can attend free talks giving advice on the care sector today.

Cyclists and runners raise £50,000 for charity

Borehamwood Times: Cyclists set off from Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys School in Elstree

5:30pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

Hundreds of runners and cycling enthusiasts completed an off-road adventure to raise £50,000 for a charity supporting people with learning disabilities.

Duke of York visits Elstree Film Studios

3:25pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

Founders of a new technical college discussed their plans with The Duke of York during a tour of Elstree Film Studios this morning.

Community ambassadors scheme launched for teenagers

11:06am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Teenagers are being given the chance to become community ambassadors and help make a contribution to the area they live in.

Rotary club leader celebrates a successful year

Borehamwood Times: Reverend Richard Leslie receives a cheque for £10,000 in aid of Peace Hospice

1:30pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

The leader of the Rotary Club of Elstree and Borehamwood was given a fond farewell celebration to mark the end of his year in office.

Care home opening its doors to the community

9:15am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Schoolboys will perform a musical celebration for elderly people to mark National Care Home Open Day.

Car damaged after 'unknown' object thrown from bridge

12:20pm Sunday 28th April 2013

A car was damaged when an unknown object was thrown from a bridge over the M25.

Children make pop-up books as part of Literacy Week

Borehamwood Times: Author and illustrator John O'Leary shows 13-year-old pupil Ryan John how to make his very own pop-up story book

9:00am Friday 8th March 2013

A children’s author and illustrator taught schoolchildren the art of making pop-up books as part of Community Literacy Week.

'This is a fantastic opportunity' - electronic books boost children's reading

Borehamwood Times: Win 'mini Ilkley festival library' of books

4:47pm Monday 4th March 2013

Teachers are celebrating after receiving a grant for electronic books they say help boost children’s enthusiasm for reading.

Garden society prepares to host Spring Show this March

Borehamwood Times: Dr Robin Boar judging flowers with Show Secretary Len Anderson at last year's event

5:30pm Monday 4th March 2013

Gardeners are busy pruning their prized plants in preparation for a horticultural competition.

'Karen is a role-model' - winner of the Good Neighbour Award

Borehamwood Times: Karen McKenzie-Cook receives her award from the chairman of Hertsmere Borough Watch Association, Ian Smith, and Hertfordshire Constabulary's watch liaison officer Derrick Sweeney.

2:24pm Monday 4th March 2013

A woman who goes above and beyond the call of duty for her neighbours has been awarded for her contribution to community safety.

Head of Evangelical Lutheran Church visits Borehamwood

Borehamwood Times: Reverend David Jackson with Reverend Jon Ehlers and Acolyte Shaun Parkins

12:10pm Monday 4th March 2013

The head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England paid a visit to parishioners in Borehamwood yesterday.

Drivers to make their stand for a safer Stirling Corner

11:32am Monday 4th March 2013

Drivers will showcase a video highlighting the “dangers” of Stirling Corner at a council meeting this week.

Campaigners to discuss free school plans with Department of Education

Borehamwood Times: Supporters of Harperbury Free School Clive Glover, Gavin Handman, Simon Mitchley and Justin Walters

12:20pm Sunday 3rd March 2013

Parents and teachers campaigning to build a free school are “delighted” after securing a meeting with the Department of Education.

Annual parish council meeting to be held this month

5:33pm Friday 1st March 2013

Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council will host its annual parish council meeting this month.

Blood donor session in memory of four-year-old

Borehamwood Times: Mr Renak during a blood donation

12:10pm Saturday 2nd March 2013

A blood donor session in memory of a four-year-old boy will take place in Borehamwood this month.

Have your say on how new charge can boost community projects

Borehamwood Times: Thousands of families are ignoring early financial warnings

9:00am Saturday 2nd March 2013

People can have their say on how a new charge will help pay for community projects like new schools, hospitals, road schemes and play areas in Hertsmere.

Nearly 500 children miss out on their preferred secondary school

1:40pm Friday 1st March 2013

More than one in 25 children in Hertfordshire has not been allocated a place at one of their preferred secondary schools.

Pay by phone parking introduced in council-owned car parks

Borehamwood Times: Parking priority for new councillor

9:00am Sunday 3rd March 2013

Drivers will be able to use their mobile phones to pay for parking from tomorrow.

Police appeal for witnesses following robbery

Borehamwood Times: Police budget cuts will see stations shut

11:00am Friday 1st March 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Borehamwood on Tuesday.

A trip to the theatre made easy thanks to county council

3:50pm Friday 1st March 2013

Theatre goers in Borehamwood will be able to book tickets to their favourite performances around the clock thanks to Hertfordshire County Council.

Diabetic schoolgirl shares story with Royal

Borehamwood Times: The Duchess of Cornwall meets Sophie Abergil, 16, from Mill Hill

8:20am Saturday 2nd February 2013

A diabetic teenager met The Duchess of Cornwall and a British Hollywood actor to share her story of balancing her condition with the pressures of school and exams.

Future of run down pub to be decided tonight

Borehamwood Times: The Queen Adelaide pub shut in February

5:30pm Thursday 10th January 2013

A derelict pub could be demolished to make way for new houses if developers' plans are approved tonight.

Drivers warned after catalytic converter and spare wheel thefts

3:20pm Thursday 10th January 2013

Police are urging motorists to be on guard after a recent increase in catalytic converter and spare wheel thefts.

Council pledges to 'encourage retail activity' in struggling high street

Borehamwood Times: Empty shops show high street is in decline, say shoppers

1:11pm Thursday 10th January 2013

Hertsmere Borough Council says it will encourage shops and shopping in Borehamwood following traders' concerns about the dwindling number of shops in the high street.

Charity evening in aid of Cancer Research UK

11:00am Thursday 10th January 2013

A group of mums are organising a charity evening in aid of Cancer Research UK this month.

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