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Tick, tock, test your smoke alarm when you put the clocks back this weekend

Borehamwood Times:

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

As the clocks go back this weekend, fire crews at Borehamwood fire station are urging people to test their smoke alarms too.

Ark Theatre receives funding for cultural programme

Borehamwood Times:

1:28pm Friday 24th October 2014

A theatre has received funding from Hertsmere Borough Council to help it continue providing its full programme of shows for the coming year.

Police act to minimise impact of confidential data breach

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5:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

Confidential data from anti-social behaviour cases was found on a national website following a computer error.

Application submitted to keep mobile food stall

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A mobile food stall hopes to continue its business after submitting an application to the council.

Civic office offers coffee with a conscience

Borehamwood Times:

11:20am Friday 24th October 2014

Visitors and staff are being greeted by the fresh aroma of ground coffee following the arrival of 'Coffee Ethic' at the Civic Offices.

German students tour Elstree Studios in twin town visit

Borehamwood Times:

11:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A group of 65 students got to feel like Hollywood stars for the day when they were given a tour of Elstree Studios.

The Chief Rabbi's Shabbat UK comes to Borehamwood

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The Jewish community will be joining millions of people worldwide in celebrating ‘a Sabbath like no other’ with a series of special events this weekend.

Antiques expert values treasured possessions in care home visit

Borehamwood Times:

11:10am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A care home welcomed a former Antiques Roadshow expert this week to find out how much their treasured possessions were worth.

New Debenhams shop to be opened by ‘The Singer Takes It All’ star

Borehamwood Times:

1:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A television star will return to Elstree to cut the ribbon at a shop’s grand opening next week.

Image released after £2,000 worth of clothes stolen

Borehamwood Times:

2:11pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

An appeal has been launched to trace a man and woman following the theft of £2,000 worth of clothing.

Free educational workshops for half term

Borehamwood Times:

7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

Parents looking for ways to entertain the kids this half term are invited to send them to free educational workshops.

Watford Road, Radlett to close for 20 days

Borehamwood Times:

9:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A road will be closed for almost one month to improve access for pedestrians.

Appeal for generous sponsors to help save athletics club

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

An athletics club is appealing for donations to save it from closure.

Objections raised over alcohol sale in kebab shop

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Objections over plans for a kebab shop will be raised at a licensing meeting next week.

Foodbank receives harvest donation from St Teresa's school, in Brook Road

Borehamwood Times:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A primary school has been harvesting food to donate to the Borehamwood Foodbank.

Radlett and Borehamwood rank in top five worst connected commuter stations

Borehamwood Times:

1:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Two Hertfordshire railway stations have topped a table for having the worst mobile connectivity in London.

Delays likely as mini roundabout closed for roadworks

Borehamwood Times: Slow traffic in Swanley due to temporary lights

12:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Motorists could face delays as a mini roundabout is dug up for maintenance work.

Stallholders told to move vans to clean up 'untidy' market

Borehamwood Times:

11:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Market traders have expressed their frustration after being told they can no longer leave their vans behind their stalls.

Cadets navigate to seventh place in night air exercise

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Cadets found their way to seventh place in a night navigation exercise with 25 other air cadet squadrons.

'I feel so honoured' - fitness programme reaches final of national competition

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A men’s health and fitness programme has made it through to the finals of a national competition.

Petition shows support for new restaurant at golf driving range

Borehamwood Times: Mini golfing competition at Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

More than 200 people have signed a petition to allow a golf driving range to build a restaurant.

Russian choir welcomed at church performances

Borehamwood Times:

2:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A Russian choir was welcomed at two performances in Catholic churches.

Residents association to meet tonight

Borehamwood Times:

12:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Plans for a sports centre are at the top of the agenda at a residents association meeting tonight..

Business boxes up Christmas for shoebox appeal

Borehamwood Times: A child from Montenegro is delighted with her shoebox

11:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

An office provider is appealing for people to send in shoeboxes filled with presents for it to send to children in developing countries.

Have your say on post office move

Borehamwood Times: Post office talks in Hawes

9:25am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A post office could be relocated following a customer consultation.

Six vehicle pile up on A1 Barnet Bypass

Borehamwood Times:

3:04pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Part of the A1 has been closed after a six vehicle pile up left a person trapped in their vehicle.

New pastor welcomed at St Paul's church

Borehamwood Times:

2:08pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A church installed its new pastor at a special welcome service.

NHS group support flu vaccine campaign

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9:30am Friday 10th October 2014

Doctors are encouraging people to get their flu vaccination this month.

Daughter pays respects to father in Eindhoven visit

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

The daughter of a former guardsman paid her respects to her father on a visit to the Netherlands.

A1 closed after diesel spill

Borehamwood Times:

11:31am Thursday 9th October 2014

A road has been closed due to a large diesel spill.

Runner takes on half marathon for charity

Borehamwood Times:

12:40pm Friday 10th October 2014

A runner will take on a half marathon to help grant the wishes of seriously ill children.

Competitive choirs wanted for Mayor's competition

Borehamwood Times:

7:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

Talented school choirs will have the chance to perform at Elstree Studios if they win a choral competition.

Thanksgiving service to be held for Brownies past and present

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Brownies past and present are invited to take part in a service of thanksgiving this weekend.

Aldenham entrepreneur faces her toughest challenge yet on The Apprentice

Borehamwood Times:

1:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A business graduate will be among the candidates in the upcoming series of The Apprentice.

Pupils find their inner dragons at Parkside Primary School

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Schoolchildren were on fire yesterday as they prepared to do battle in their very own Dragon's Den.

Plans for new graveyard to be recommended for refusal

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Plans to turn a shooting ground into a graveyard will be recommended for refusal a second time.

Keen quizzers wanted for Rotary quiz night

Borehamwood Times:

5:14pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

General knowledge buffs will be treated to a fish and chip supper at quiz night this weekend.

Much loved football fan dies age 52

Borehamwood Times:

10:09am Thursday 9th October 2014

A family has paid tribute to a much loved brother and uncle.

Man found brandishing a sword released on bail

Borehamwood Times:

3:28pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A man who was arrested yesterday after being found brandishing a sword has been bailed.

Council manager thanked for saving first-time mum

Borehamwood Times:

8:40am Thursday 9th October 2014

A first-time mother has thanked the council for rescuing her in the pouring rain.

'This is like coming home' - Oliver Dowden announced as Conservative candidate for Hertsmere

Borehamwood Times:

1:56pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

The Prime Minister’s deputy chief of staff was selected last night as the Conservative candidate for Hertsmere.

Voters no longer on electoral roll after change to registration system

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12:27pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Around 20 per cent of Hertsmere’s voters have been told they are no longer on the electoral roll.

More than 15,000 expected at Diwali celebrations

Borehamwood Times: Bhaktivedanta Manor

8:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Thousands of people from all over the UK will come together this month to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights.

Teenage maid represents Aldenham and Radlett at flower festival

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A 15-year-old girl took part in a twin town's annual flower festival celebrations.

Children enjoy arts and crafts day in preparation for Jewish festival

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A hut will be buzzing with the sound of laser tag and FIFA 15 as young people gather to celebrate a Jewish festival.

Man armed with sword arrested

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10:26am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A man armed with a sword has been arrested by police.

Frankie and Bennys application up for discussion at licensing meeting

Borehamwood Times:

1:10pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Pasta and pizza could make its way into a shopping centre if a licensing application is accepted next week.

Riding school on the hunt for new volunteers

Borehamwood Times:

9:10am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A riding centre for disabled children and adults needs more volunteers to keep the popular service going.

Association for care of offenders celebrates 40 years of service

Borehamwood Times:

5:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

An association aimed at rehabilitating offenders celebrated its 40th anniversary.

Motorists reminded to slow down on country roads

Borehamwood Times:

2:30pm Monday 6th October 2014

Motorists are urged to reduce their speed when driving on country roads.

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