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'It is a scandal how long the delays have been' - work at railway station still not finished a year later

Borehamwood Times: Work underway to build new lifts at station

5:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Work to make a station more accessible is still yet to be completed.

Video: Shenley man gets icy shower in extreme Macmillan fundraiser

Borehamwood Times:

11:26am Thursday 28th August 2014

A Shenley man was given a freezing cold soaking as part of a series of fundraising attempts.

Empty house to make way for four flats

Borehamwood Times:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

An empty house could be replaced by four new flats if a planning application is accepted.

No need for winter wellies as new path to be installed in park

Borehamwood Times: Half term

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Winter wellies will no longer be needed as a new path is installed at an often muddy park.

Collection range announced for Debenhams' October opening

Borehamwood Times:

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A high street retailer has announced its range of designer collections for its October opening.

Elstree Crossroads to reopen after 12 weeks of road closures

Borehamwood Times:

5:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A busy main road is to be reopened next week following 12 weeks of roadworks and closures.

Patients warned to use 'very busy' Watford hospital services wisely

Borehamwood Times: Hospital offers 'sincere apologies' to boy left severely disabled after birth

1:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Patients have been warned to use hospital services wisely as facilities are ‘very busy’.

Service to help patients find their way around the NHS to be set up this autumn

Borehamwood Times:

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A service to help patients find their way around the NHS will be launched this autumn.

NHS commissioning group to hold first general meeting

Borehamwood Times:

5:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

An NHS commissioning group will hold its first general meeting next week.

Maine Coon moggy fights for his life after being shot in the jaw

Borehamwood Times:

11:21am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A family pet is fighting for its life after being shot for a second time.

Three super slimmers win Woman of the Year awards

Borehamwood Times:

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Three super slimmers have won an award for their ‘unbelievable’ weight loss achievements.

Boris Johnson turns his back on Hertsmere for Uxbridge seat

Borehamwood Times:

2:45pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Boris Johnson has confirmed which seat he will target during the next election - and it won’t be Hertsmere.

Motorists face severe delays due to Allum Lane roadworks

Borehamwood Times:

2:17pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Motorists will face severe delays today and tomorrow due to roadworks on Allum Lane.

Strike action as BBC Elstree engineers could face redundancy

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BBC Elstree staff went on strike after news that engineers could be made redundant.

Hertfordshire to host second Pride event

Borehamwood Times:

12:25pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A family-themed event will be held this weekend to celebrate the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in Hertfordshire.

Actor and director Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

Borehamwood Times: Star of the first production, Richard Attenborough

10:26am Monday 25th August 2014

Actor and director Richard Attenborough has died just days before his 91st birthday.

Barks filled the air at dogs' day out

Borehamwood Times:

1:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

The sound of barking filled the air as animal lovers took part in a dog show.

Presenter Vanessa Feltz clocks up three points for speeding

Borehamwood Times: Vanessa Feltz was the second celebrity to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing

8:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Radio presenter Vanessa Feltz racked up three points on her licence after being caught speeding.

Pint-sized party-animals took part in UK's biggest festival for children

Borehamwood Times:

10:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

More than 30,000 mini party-animals took part in the UK’s biggest festival for children - Lollibop.

Safer streetlights in £1.5 million replacement programme

Borehamwood Times: The lamp in Limebrook Way

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Ageing streetlights across Hertfordshire are to be replaced in a £1.5 million programme.

'Steve, Steve, Steve' wins Elstree Studios' The Singer Takes It All

Borehamwood Times:

10:21am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A larger than life singer has been ‘blown away’ by public support after winning a television show.

Boy charged after two attacks in Borehamwood

Borehamwood Times:

5:41pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A 17-year-old boy has been charged following two assaults in Borehamwood.

'Once is an accident, twice has got to be incompetence' - third gas leak at family home after energy company fits new metre

Borehamwood Times:

12:15pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A family have "completely lost confidence" in their energy company after suffering from their third gas leak in one month.

Waggy tails and doggie demonstrations at free dog show

Borehamwood Times:

11:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

Pampered pups and daft doggies will wow the crowds at a dog show this weekend.

NHS march to pass through Shenley

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

The latest march to help ‘save’ the NHS will parade down a main road in Shenley.

Loom bands and bouncy castles at Grandparents fun day

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Two generations enjoyed some fun at a Grandparents Fun Day.

Purple car spotted on night of Shetland pony theft

Borehamwood Times:

3:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Sightings of a purple car on the night a Shetland pony was stolen are now being investigated by police.

Hard work pays off as students celebrate GCSE results

Borehamwood Times:

12:02pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Nervous 16-year-olds tore open their envelopes in anticipation this morning to find out their GCSE results.

Student smashes record with seven A*s

Borehamwood Times:

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Pupils have smashed more school records this week, with one student gaining an impressive seven A* grades.

'Made for dogs, not dragons' - pet grooming company tackle Dragons Den

Borehamwood Times:

4:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Television show Dragons Den got a whiff of a pet grooming company’s range of goods during the latest show.

Camera shop theft: pictures released

Borehamwood Times:

1:08pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Images of three men wanted in connection with a theft from a camera shop have been released by police.

Borehamwood's very own tooth fairy hopes to raise £2,500 for Zimbabwe trip

Borehamwood Times:

10:50am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Borehamwood's very own tooth fairy hopes to raise £2,500 to help support families in Zimbabwe with no access to dental health care.

Boreham Wood FC score improved sponsorship deal

Borehamwood Times:

5:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A non-league football club has struck a new sponsorship deal with a leading housebuilder.

House prices to increase by end of the year

Borehamwood Times: House hunt: buyers are increasingly looking to the suburbs

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

While more than 800 people wait on a housing list, an estate agency has warned that house prices will increase before the end of the year.

Students nervously await the arrival of GCSE results

Borehamwood Times: Students celebrate outstanding GCSE results

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

Many 15 and 16-year-old pupils across the town await their fate with the arrival of their GCSE results today.

'Happy and laughing' young couple committed suicide

Borehamwood Times: One caption reads: “Heaven has gained a beautiful singer and one very nice lad.”

2:07pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Two teenagers were seen “happy and laughing” at school just hours before taking their own lives, an inquest heard today.

Man stabbed in Theobald Street attack

Borehamwood Times:

9:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A 19-year-old man suffered two stab wounds in an attack at the weekend.

Big Brother house gets 14 new faces for Celebrity show

Borehamwood Times: Big Brother is being filmed at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood

8:56am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Celebrity Big Brother began last night with Channel 5's live launch show and a new selection of celebrities.

Borehamwood gets starring role in new music video

Borehamwood Times:

11:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Borehamwood will get a starring role in part of a new music video from a film design company.

Crowds queue up at Elstree Studios for new productions

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

A television studio was swarming with people as crowds gathered to watch three of its latest shows.

Famous faces arrive at Elstree Studios ahead of Celebrity Big Brother live launch

Borehamwood Times: Big Brother is being filmed at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood

2:32pm Monday 18th August 2014

Famous faces are arriving at Elstree Studios as the countdown for tonight’s Celebrity Big Brother begins.

Open air cinema to mark filmmaking centenary

Borehamwood Times:

12:41pm Monday 18th August 2014

Three open air cinemas will screen iconic films made in Elstree Studios.

Green shoots? Gardeners needed to give Studio Way a new look

Borehamwood Times: Gardening Club (9289280)

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Gardeners are being encouraged to help give Studio Way a make-over.

Post Office to get more than a lick of paint in facelift

Borehamwood Times: Second class service: Borehamwood's main post office was closed from last Thursday to Wednesday after a set of keys were stolen

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A post office will close for refurbishment in September after refurbishment plans got the stamp of approval.

Shenley home raided under drugs warrant

Borehamwood Times: Expensive bikes stolen in early morning raid

10:11am Monday 18th August 2014

Police seized cannabis and cash in a series of drug raids.

Trials held for Boreham Wood FC sports education scheme

Borehamwood Times: Boreham Wood FC have submitted a planning application to help expand their growing education scheme.

9:39am Monday 18th August 2014

Trials for a sports education programme will be held throughout August.

'Staff are the victims of business crime'

Borehamwood Times:

12:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A survey of businesspeople has suggested workers are hardest hit when companies fall victim to crime.

Bungalow could be knocked down for six-bed house

Borehamwood Times:

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

Plans to replace a bungalow with a six-bedroom house have been submitted to the council.

'Please just bring him home' - Owner leads hunt for missing Cecil

Borehamwood Times:

1:48pm Friday 15th August 2014

The distraught owner of a missing Shetland pony has pleaded for his safe return.

Four 'duplex penthouses' planned for High Firs flats

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

Four new flats could be added to the roof of an existing block in Radlett.

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