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Digital agency to host part of nationwide festival

Borehamwood Times:

12:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

An award winning digital agency will be one of the hosts of a 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

Unfit ladies living in Hertsmere are being offered the chance to receive a free gym membership.

Appeal to build six new properties in Elstree dismissed

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

An appeal to allow the construction of six new properties 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 celebrate 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 Radlett land

Borehamwood Times:

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

Plans for an eight-bedroom property in Radlett 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.

Former Elstree pupil celebrates success after graduation and first job offer

Borehamwood Times:

12:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

A former pupil of an Elstree school has been celebrating after attending her graduation and receiving her first job offer.

Two-month festival celebrates benefits of adult learning

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

A programme to encourage adults to study and learn new skills has been celebrated as a success.

More parking for new homes after council review

Borehamwood Times:

9:44am Monday 21st July 2014

The number of parking spaces that developers have to provide for new housing developments is to increase following a council policy review.

Council votes in favour of moving to four-year elections

Borehamwood Times:

10:22pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Councillors have voted in favour of moving to full elections every four years.

Two in hospital following three-car collision

Borehamwood Times:

5:31pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Two people have been taken to hospital following a three car collision earlier today.

Street lights left on during the day despite council cuts

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Streets lights across the town are being left turned on during the middle of the day.

Former butcher's boy awarded honorary degree

Borehamwood Times:

5:40pm Friday 18th July 2014

From butcher’s boy to leading retailer, a businessman and campaigner for the high street has been awarded an honorary degree.

Hertswood Academy submits planning application

Borehamwood Times:

10:20am Thursday 17th July 2014

Planning permission for a school's redevelopment has been submitted today.

Superhero care worker unmasked at awards ceremony

Borehamwood Times:

2:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A care provider unmasked a 'superhero' care worker during its annual awards ceremony.

Families flock to temple fun day

Borehamwood Times:

5:20pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Hundreds of mothers, fathers, children and grandparents flocked to a world-renowned temple for a family fun day.

Hertsmere cadets come third in county competition

Borehamwood Times:

3:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

Police cadets were put through their paces in a mock car crash as part of a county-wide competition.

Free dance and drama lessons for four to 16-year-olds

Borehamwood Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A theatre company is to host free drama and dance classes next week.

Riding school submits application to extend office building

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A riding school for children and adults with disabilities has submitted a planning application to extend its office.

Rotary club elects president for new year

Borehamwood Times:

3:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A rotary club has inducted its new president for the coming year.

Boreham Wood FC announce extended partnership with Barnet and Southgate College

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

10:40am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A football club has announced the extension of its partnership with a London college.

Learn about commissioning health services at board meeting

Borehamwood Times: Health team applauded for bringing down infection levels

5:00am Friday 18th July 2014

People can find out first-hand how health service decisions are made by attending an NHS commissioning group board meeting next week.

Brownie guides cut the cake to celebrate Big Brownie Birthday

Borehamwood Times:

5:40pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Brownie guides enjoyed a bit of fun in the sun as they celebrated their organisation's 100th anniversary.

Residents association to discuss buses and school developments

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Public transport and school development are on the agenda for a resident’s association meeting next week.

Kilimanjaro climb raises £14,000 for charity

Borehamwood Times:

11:40am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Two care workers raised more than £14,000 for charity when they climbed Africa's highest mountain.

New bakery planning permission granted

Borehamwood Times: A bakery director says he is looking forward to the company’s new store opening in Borehamwood.

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Planning permission for a new bakery has been granted by the council.

Canine companions to help catch criminals at Dog Watch event

Borehamwood Times: PCSO Sarah Hargreaves spearheads Craven’s new Dog Watch scheme

3:30pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Dog owners and their four-legged friends are invited to the latest Dog Watch event this week.

30-year-old man suffers broken jaw in assault

Borehamwood Times:

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Detectives investigating an assault in Borehamwood are appealing for witnesses and information.

Thanksgiving ceremony for 50-year-old church

Borehamwood Times:

9:20am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A thanksgiving ceremony will be held this weekend to mark the 50th birthday of a Baptist church.

Further walkouts announced by Fire Brigades Union

Borehamwood Times:

3:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

Further walkouts have been announced by the Fire Brigades Union.

Station bridge work delayed until end of July

Borehamwood Times: The pair were killed by a moving train on the tracks at Elstree & Borehamwood station

5:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Work on a new railway station bridge has been delayed.

Help fight crime with mobile app

Borehamwood Times:

1:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Help Hertfordshire Constabulary fight crime by downloading a new mobile phone app.

Video campaign hopes to make waste history

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A new video campaign hopes to make food waste history in Hertfordshire.

Tee off this week with Mencap golf day

Borehamwood Times:

3:10pm Monday 14th July 2014

Keen golfers can tee off at a community day to celebrate a charity’s 50th anniversary.


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