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Wolverine Hugh Jackman visits country park

Borehamwood Times:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A country park welcomed Hugh Jackman and his family to its farm yesterday afternoon.

Petition to save Hertfordshire bus services gets 200 signatures in one week

Borehamwood Times:

1:40pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A petition over cuts to bus services has gained more than 200 signatures in a week.

'Frail' 83-year-old man racially abused in garden hedge row

Borehamwood Times:

9:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

Police are investigating after an 83-year-old pensioner was allegedly the subject of ‘racial abuse’ in an argument over a garden hedge.

Mother-of-three claims council flat is 'infested with cockroaches'

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A mother claims her children are becoming ill after the family moved into a flat that is ‘infested with cockroaches’.

Elstree Way Corridor plans submitted to planning inspectors

Borehamwood Times: The Elstree Way Corridor

4:22pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Plans for housebuilding along the Elstree Way Corridor have now been submitted.

Schools in count-down to NSPCC Number Day

Borehamwood Times: Borough marathon runners ready to help raft of good causes

10:49am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Schools are being asked to sign up and start their count-down to an NSPCC charity event.

Neighbours invited to comment on appeal for two new houses

Borehamwood Times:

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A decision to reject an application for two new houses has now been appealed against.

Summer workshops to teach illustration to 11 to 16-year-olds

Borehamwood Times:

8:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Children aged 11 to 16 have the chance to take part in workshops with professional artists this summer.

Car park at busy station to close for eight days

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Commuters have been warned that a station car park will be closed for eight days.

Ticket office at Radlett station closed for improvement works

Borehamwood Times:

10:50am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Rail travellers have been asked to buy tickets from machines or staff while a station's ticket office is closed this week.

New houses rejected after concerns over road safety

Borehamwood Times:

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A developer hoping to build four new houses in Borehamwood has had his appeal dismissed.

Man wanted in connection with serious assault

Borehamwood Times:

1:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A man is wanted by police in connection with a serious assault.

NSPCC raise £1,800 in annual summer garden party

Borehamwood Times:

5:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A woodland walk and homemade ice cream have helped to raise £1,800 for the NSPCC.

Elstree organist to perform at 150th anniversary recital

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

An Elstree organist has joined a year-long international challenge to celebrate a college’s 150th anniversary.

BBC Studios make £3million loss after studio relocations

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

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

BBC Studios made a £3million loss this year after a series of studio relocations.

Railway station work delayed as lifts in testing phase

Borehamwood Times:

12:25pm Monday 28th July 2014

Work to install lifts for disabled people at a busy railway station has been delayed.

Lights out to mark First World War centenary

Borehamwood Times:

5:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

Lights will be switched out at the council to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Borehamwood Police Station officially opened in small ceremony

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Police have officially moved into their new station at Hertsmere Borough Council’s civic offices.

Creative project give out free make-up in return for public opinion

Borehamwood Times: Corina Best with another Us Girls Rock leader, during a fashion session

8:47am Saturday 26th July 2014

Women hoping to set up a 'creative hub' for young women are appealing for people to give them their views.

Men's club celebrate 130th anniversary

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

‘Amazing turnout’ as a men’s club celebrates a significant anniversary with a party.

'Impressive' Hertfordshire Police praised for good savings record

Borehamwood Times: Officers from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Road Policing Unit

1:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary has been recognised for making good progress in meeting its financial targets.

PICTURE GALLERY: Highlights of the annual civic festival

Borehamwood Times: Elstree and Borehamwood Carnival Parade, Saturday, June 15 2014

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Despite rain washing out families day, this year’s Borehamwood civic festival has been hailed as a big success. One month on, The Borehamwood Times looks at the highlights of the fortnight of fun.

Summer drama workshop for creative children

Borehamwood Times:

11:30am Monday 28th July 2014

A not-for-profit theatre company will host a summer workshop for children and young people.

Community project to help children learn new personal skills

Borehamwood Times:

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

Children are being invited to join a new fun club to help develop their personal skills.

'I feel like my confidence has really grown since joining' - cadets celebrate year at annual parade

Borehamwood Times:

11:30am Friday 25th July 2014

Cadets looked back on a year of accomplishments at their annual parade yesterday.

Slimming World consultant a 'real gem' after winning ruby award

Borehamwood Times:

9:10am Friday 25th July 2014

A Slimming World consultant has proved she’s a real gem after winning an award for her work in helping to tackle obesity.

Voters to receive letters ahead of change in electoral register

Borehamwood Times: Hertsmere Borough Council election results: Live

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Letters are being sent out to voters ahead of the nationwide change in the way people register to vote.

Teenage boy arrested after sport shop incident

Borehamwood Times:

11:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

A teenage boy has been arrested following an incident in a sports shop yesterday morning.

Web design company to host part of nationwide festival

Borehamwood Times:

2:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Children will get to learn new digital skills when an award-winning web design comany hosts nation-wide festival.

Bus users concerned about cuts to services

Borehamwood Times: County council cut free school transport

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Bus users have expressed their concern at plans to cut bus services in Hertfordshire.

Free three-month gym membership for women and girls

Borehamwood Times: Free gym membership to encourage women to exercise

5:10am Friday 25th July 2014

Women and girls in Hertsmere are being offered the chance to receive a free gym membership.

Plans for six new homes ruled out by inspector

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

An appeal to allow the construction of six new houses in Elstree has been dismissed.

Burglar sentenced to 39 months after 32 robberies

Borehamwood Times:

11:06am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A prolific burglar has been sentenced to 39 months in prison for a series of robberies.

School development and buses topped association meeting

Borehamwood Times:

11:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A new school development and bus services were top of the agenda at a resident’s association meeting.

School children awarded for 'service above self'

Borehamwood Times:

1:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

School children have been presented with awards for acts of citizenship.

Country and western party a 'wonderful success'

Borehamwood Times:

2:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A country and western themed party was a ‘wonderful success’ for a residential care home.

Hertsmere Mencap celebrates 50 years of progress with golf day

Borehamwood Times:

10:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hertsmere Mencap held its first ever golf day to celebrate ‘50 years of progress’.

' I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the last ten years' - Rabbi celebrates tenth anniversary

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A synagogue was packed to capacity for a musical service to celebrate its Rabbi’s tenth anniversary.

Eight-bed property planned for Elstree land

Borehamwood Times:

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

Plans for an eight-bedroom property in Elstree have been submitted to the council.

PC Trauma Teddy and team join Hertfordshire Police force

Borehamwood Times:

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A team of teddies has joined up with police in Hertfordshire to comfort scared or upset children.

New stand opened by Arsenal manager in pre-season friendly

Borehamwood Times:

10:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Arsenal kicked off their pre-season tour by opening Boreham Wood FC’s new stand this weekend.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of the town with new quiz

Borehamwood Times:

5:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A new quiz from the Office of National Statistics has been designed to challenge people’s knowledge of their town.

Baptist church celebrates anniversary with thanksgiving service

Borehamwood Times:

5:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Baptist church celebrated its 50th anniversary at the weekend with a special commemorative service.

Schools to receive extra £11.2 million funding

Borehamwood Times: Will schools have free spaces

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Schools in the county will receive an extra £11.2 million of government funding.

Museum trustees receive £150 for training

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Museum trustees will receive training after approaching councillors for funding.

Survey launched to find out how to stay healthy in Borehamwood and Potters Bar

Borehamwood Times: FIRE KILLS: Smokers are being warned of deadly dangers of smoking

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hertsmere Borough Council has launched a survey to help promote healthy living in the borough.

Recycling centre consultation to close in two weeks

Borehamwood Times: REPRIEVE: The Llangadog waste and recycling centre will now remain open for the next 12 months.

1:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The consultation on the closure of the Elstree recycling centre is to end in just under two weeks.

Riding school appeals against planning rejection

Borehamwood Times:

3:10pm Monday 21st July 2014

A riding school has submitted an appeal following the rejection of its planning application for an extension.

Funding for bus services could be withdrawn

Borehamwood Times: Bus stop sign/road markings

8:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Subsidised bus services could be scrapped to save money.

Home owners reminded to check alarms following dishwasher fire

Borehamwood Times:

11:09am Monday 21st July 2014

Home owners have been reminded to check their fire alarms following a dishwasher fire this weekend.


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