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Great and good will be honoured at Civic Awards

Borehamwood Times:

2:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

The great, the good, the generous and the green in Hertsmere will be honoured at an awards ceremony.

Team Rickshaw to tackle ‘Salford to Walford’ Challenge

Borehamwood Times: One Show presenter Alex Jones, who will be doing the rickshaw challenge this year

11:43am Friday 31st October 2014

A rickshaw challenge will return to television screens and Borehamwood for this year’s Children in Need event.

Bone collector and author creates digital museum - at age 11

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

While many 11-year-old boys enjoy video games, one boy from Radlett has an entirely different hobby – bone collecting.

Autumn campaign to catch burglars and protect homes

Borehamwood Times:

10:35am Friday 31st October 2014

Police will be launching two campaigns to target burglars this autumn and help residents to make their homes more secure.

Social issues to be discussed at council lecture

Borehamwood Times: The volunteers collecting food on Friday

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A religious council are inviting members of the public to attend a talk about social issues affecting the area.

Laptops for Radlett learning group

Borehamwood Times: Find out about the U3A movement in the St Albans district here

1:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A learning group has been able to buy two new laptops thanks to money from a councillor.

Fireworks display set to fimmaking centenary

Borehamwood Times: Fireworks display goes off with a bang

11:11am Thursday 30th October 2014

A fireworks display will celebrate one hundred years of filmmaking.

Eager crowds gathered for Debenhams grand opening

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

An eager crowd gathered for the grand opening of a new department store this morning.

Popcorn and pumpkins at Halloween party

Borehamwood Times:

12:10pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Cup cakes and pumpkins were decorated as a theatre company put on a Halloween party for children.

New rules for Shenley trees

Borehamwood Times: Exhibition reveals hospital's "hidden" history

2:40pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Fewer households will require the council's permission to carry out works to trees following a re-evaluation of a tree perseveration order.

Hertfordshire joins national firearms amnesty drive

Borehamwood Times:

2:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary is taking part in a national drive to rid the streets of firearms.

'It gave me a great founding' - athletics club praised as it hunts for volunteers

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

An athletics club says support is all it needs to keep a summer fun run going.

Competitive kickaround for Mayor's charities

Borehamwood Times:

10:12am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Teams raised £900 as they battled it out on the football pitch in aid of the Hertsmere Mayor's charities Kidney Research UK and Hertsmere Mencap.

Tea time treats help company Breakthrough cancer

Borehamwood Times:

8:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The mother and daughter behind a vintage tea party company has teamed up with a charity for their launch party next week.

Cash boost for health or fitness initiatives

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Health and wellbeing organisations and charities can now apply for a cash boost from Hertsmere Borough Council’s public health fund.

Plant trees and bulbs as part of Mitzvah Day

Borehamwood Times: bulb planting (10028929)

11:50am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A community group will join 35,000 people supporting good causes on Mitzvah Day.

Nominations wanted for young heroes award

Borehamwood Times:

1:16pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A rotary club is asking people to choose their young heroes of 2014.

Presents and poker on offer at charity gift fayre

Borehamwood Times: Win a seat in Bolton’s Best Poker Tournament – The GUKPT

2:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A multiple sclerosis charity will be following a fundraising fair with a late-night poker tournament.

Care home to help improve understanding of dementia

Borehamwood Times:

6:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

There will be music and a chance to share stories at a care home event to improve the understanding of dementia.

First time buyers helped onto the property ladder

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

First time buyers will receive a helping hand from Hertsmere Borough Council.

A family of more than 80 met for the first time to celebrate a 95th birthday

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A family of five generations totalling more than 80 members gathered to celebrate a great great grandfather’s birthday.

Rehearsals begin for Children in Need choir

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

A student choir made up of three Borehamwood schools has started rehearsals for its Children in Need performance.

Refurbished day centre for elderly opened

Borehamwood Times:

9:10am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A care home has officially opened a refurbished day centre for the elderly.

Mayor congratulates volunteers for work on talking newspaper

Borehamwood Times: David Clout with some of the talking newspaper volunteers

12:35pm Monday 27th October 2014

Hertsmere’s Mayor congratulated volunteers for their work on a talking newspaper.

Teenagers club night for spookiest night of the year

Borehamwood Times: Hope Support Services aim to make it a spooky Halloween for Herefordshire motorists.

11:20am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A club event featuring DJs playing deep house, R n B, chart hits and club classics will celebrate the spookiest night of the year.

Primary school celebrates diverse community with International Day

Borehamwood Times:

2:10pm Monday 27th October 2014

A primary school celebrated its diverse community with an International Day.

Fireworks and marshmallows mark the end of Jewish celebrations

Borehamwood Times:

11:49am Monday 27th October 2014

Fireworks filled the air and marshmallows were toasted to mark the end of a Jewish celebration.

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.

Confidential police data appeared on national website

Borehamwood Times: Your Say: Typing on computer keyboard

5:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

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

Family tickets up for grabs with Halloween competition

Borehamwood Times:

10:30am Sunday 26th October 2014

Family tickets to top attractions are up for grabs with a Halloween competition.

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 aroma of freshly ground coffee after a new stall 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.

Joely Bear appeal hosts 60th blood donor session today

Borehamwood Times: The Joely Bear appeal was founded in 1995 by the Renak family, after four-year-old Joel Renak lost a year-long battle with a rare form of liver cancer.

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

A charity will celebrate its 60th life-saving Blood Donor Session today.

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.

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