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Police mark Older People's Day by issuing crime advice for the elderly

Borehamwood Times: Phone scam victims praised by police

2:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary has acknowledged Older People’s Day today by issuing advice around crimes that tend to target the elderly.

Commuters get a surprise as station lifts opened to public

Borehamwood Times:

11:22am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Lifts at a railway station were opened to the public this morning.

Evidence of drug use found after late night rave

Borehamwood Times:

10:50am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A security guard found evidence of drug use after being called to investigate a late night rave.

Supper and quiz raises £18,000 for type two diabetes

Borehamwood Times:

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A charity raised a staggering £8,000 in one night and donated another £10,000 for a cause that changed the life of its founders.

WATCH: How many Borehamwood locations can you spot?

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A music video filmed almost entirely in Borehamwood has been released.

Entries wanted for open art exhibition

Borehamwood Times:

12:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Artists are invited to submit their work to an open exhibition organised by the University of Hertfordshire Galleries.

Exhibition shows off plans for 'first-class' facilities at new sports centre

Borehamwood Times: The exhibition showed off plans to build a “centre of sporting excellence” between Rowley Lane and A1 in Borehamwood

11:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Plans for a new sports centre have been well received at a three-day public exhibition.

NHS group breathes new life into community with respiratory service

Borehamwood Times: Bolton health chiefs 'saddened' by 'avoidable' asthma deaths

9:20am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Patients with breathing conditions such as asthma will receive treatment in the community as of next month.

Taxis targeted in licencing operation

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Illegal taxis were targeted in an operation led by police and licensing officers.

Proposals for 'ungainly' development thrown out

Borehamwood Times: Today marks the start of the seventh National Apprenticeship Week.

4:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

An appeal to convert a family home into two new houses has been thrown out.

'I just want safety' - neighbours raise concerns over cracks in road

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Neighbours have voiced their concern over cracks appearing on their road.

Suspended sentence after woman pleads guilty to benefit fraud

Borehamwood Times: St Albans Crown Court.

12:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

A 32-year-old woman has received a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to benefit fraud offences.

Hundreds took a tea break to raise money for charity

Borehamwood Times:

1:50pm Monday 29th September 2014

Known as The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, the event saw hundreds of people across the town take a tea break and have a slice of cake to raise money for charity.

Youth ambassador has party conference in a spin

Borehamwood Times:

11:10am Monday 29th September 2014

A youth ambassador had a party conference in a spin as part of a campaign stunt.

Elstree Studios helps Strictly to top of weekend ratings

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9:31am Monday 29th September 2014

Elstree Studios topped the viewing tables as its very own Strictly Come Dancing beat the X Factor in the weekend ratings battle.

Rotary club goes red for air ambulance

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

Rotary club members have gone red as part of a Go Red campaign week.

Housekeeping manager reaches final of national care awards

Borehamwood Times:

12:01pm Friday 26th September 2014

A housekeeping manager has been shortlisted as a finalist for the National Care Awards.

Witness appeal launched after car window smashed

Borehamwood Times:

9:15am Friday 26th September 2014

People are appealing for witnesses after a car window was smashed.

Plans for new sports centre to be unveiled at public exhibition

Borehamwood Times:

1:32pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Plans for a new sports centre will be unveiled this afternoon at the first of three public exhibitions.

Fill up on coffee and cake for Macmillan's world's biggest coffee morning

Borehamwood Times: MacMillan, Coffe & Cake Morning

8:40am Friday 26th September 2014

Coffee and cakes will be on offer across the town this morning as groups and organisations celebrate the world’s biggest coffee morning.

Strictly Come Dancing welcomed back to Elstree stage

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Elstree Studios will help to celebrate ten years of tangos and tiaras as Strictly Come Dancing returns stronger than ever with its newest all-star line-up.

Film museum packed away after successful three months

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

An exhibition that celebrated a centenary of filmmaking has now been packed away into storage.

One month of training left for competitive obstacle racer

Borehamwood Times:

1:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A competitive obstacle racer has just one month of training left before a big competition.

Coffee morning breaks the ice to raise more than £400

Borehamwood Times:

9:04am Thursday 25th September 2014

Elderly tenants raised more than £400 as part of the world’s biggest coffee morning.

Science fiction author donates book royalties to charity

Borehamwood Times:

3:10pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A science fiction author will donate all the royalties from his book to charity.

Cancer patients take to the catwalk for charity fashion show

Borehamwood Times:

10:40am Thursday 25th September 2014

The Elstree Cancer Centre was transformed into a Milan-inspired fashion house as patients took to the catwalk.

Railway station lifts due to open next Wednesday

Borehamwood Times:

2:51pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Work at a busy railway station is due to be completed by next Wednesday.

Helicopter crashes at aerodrome

Borehamwood Times:

1:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Flying enthusiasts were in shock after witnessing a helicopter crash into the ground mid-flight.

Not Morris, not Boris, so who?

Borehamwood Times:

11:05am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A council leader has found out he will not be standing at the next general election.

Bus cuts and a rail freight interchange top residents association meeting

Borehamwood Times:

9:20pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Bus service cuts and a rail freight interchange topped the agenda of a residents association meeting tonight.

Film fans and experts join walking tour of former MGM site

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

More than 40 film fans joined experts on a walking tour of a former studio.

Fresh produce hailed at autumn garden show

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Flowers, fruit and vegetables went on display at an annual autumn garden show.

Day centre celebrates 30 years of community service

Borehamwood Times:

4:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A day service has celebrated 30 years of service to the community with a 'brilliant' anniversary party.

'We're sorry to see her go' - community worker sad to leave as project comes to an end

Borehamwood Times:

3:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A community worker has said she is ‘very sad’ about a volunteer project which is coming to an end next month.

Warning reissued following 39 phone scams this month

Borehamwood Times:

9:20am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Police are re-issuing a warning to Hertfordshire citizens as ‘disgraceful’ fraudsters continue to conduct phone scams.

Community groups share £40,000 of council grants

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

More than £40,000 has been shared across community organisations in Hertsmere.

Residents association to celebrate recycling centre victory at meeting tonight

Borehamwood Times:

1:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A residents association will meet tonight to celebrate a successful campaign and highlight current issues facing the town.

Passengers 'frustrated' after rail companies refuse to commit to end date for new lifts

Borehamwood Times:

11:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Passengers have continued to express their anger after Network Rail have refused to commit to an end date to work being carried out at a busy commuter station.

Cabinet members vote to save Elstree recycling centre

Borehamwood Times: Hertfordshire County Council offices

5:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A household waste centre has been officially saved from closure after a final vote from the council today.

Garage hosts ladies night with a difference

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A garage held a free ladies night after research shows that nearly two-thirds of female motorists do not feel comfortable taking their car to be repaired.

Yopey entry for 17-year-old's blood campaign for brother she never knew

Borehamwood Times:

1:10pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A 17-year-old who campaigns for blood donations has been entered into a competition that hails the achievements of young people.

Radlett Brownies celebrate centenary with Hatfield sleepover

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Brownies across Hertfordshire have continued their celebrations to mark 100 years of guiding.

Pupils celebrate their aspirations in style at St John's School, Radlett

Borehamwood Times:

3:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Pupils at a primary school have been developing their aspirations in a special themed week.

Silver sports mark awarded to St Nicholas School, Elstree, for commitment to sport

Borehamwood Times:

9:05am Monday 22nd September 2014

A primary school has been awarded a silver award for its commitment to sport.

Museum sign pointing visitors in the right direction

Borehamwood Times:

11:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A museum sign is now pointing in the right direction thanks to a quick repositioning.

New charges to support local infrastructure

Borehamwood Times:

10:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

New developments could face charges to fund new public services.

Care home raises £80 for Macmillan

Borehamwood Times:

2:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

A care home has raised more than £80 at a coffee morning today.

Film screening held today

Borehamwood Times:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A matinee film screening organised by the Rotary Club will be held today.

Find out what a community safety partnership has been up to

Borehamwood Times: Representatives from the Community Safety Partnership

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Neighbours are invited to find out how a safety partnership can help them solve problems in the town.

Town council votes to relaunch a neighbourhood watch scheme

Borehamwood Times:

11:40am Friday 19th September 2014

A neighbourhood watch scheme will be relaunched following a meeting of the town council last night.

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