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Santa makes an early visit to Borehamwood

Borehamwood Times: SANTA'S HELPER: Former leukaemia sufferer Max Pedelty, 4, dressed up as an elf to deliver Christmas presents to youngsters in hospital over Christmas.	Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

8:00am Saturday 20th December 2014

Children will get an early visit from Santa in a community grotto.

Borehamwood Times' most read stories of 2014

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 19th December 2014

Stories about assaults, Debenhams and planning applications were among the most read on the Borehamwood Times website during 2014.

Government announces funding cut for borough council

Borehamwood Times:

10:00am Friday 19th December 2014

Council tax will be frozen for the sixth year running, despite cuts to funding.

Radlett roads reach top 50 most expensive streets

Borehamwood Times: The ‘neighbourhood plan’ for Radlett is aimed at giving the community more power to shape the development of their area.

12:50pm Friday 19th December 2014

Soaring house prices have left two roads in Radlett in the top 50 most expensive streets in the UK.

Festive fancy dress helps bring in foodbank donations

Borehamwood Times:

11:40am Saturday 20th December 2014

Pupils packed up food to help those struggling to feed their families this winter.

Young drummer passes top exam in just four years

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Learning a musical instrument can take years to perfect, but a young drummer has surpassed all expectations - becoming the one of the youngest musicians to pass a top exam.

Govia Thameslink says sorry for late trains

Borehamwood Times:

2:04pm Thursday 18th December 2014

A train company has apologised after a spate of late and cancelled trains.

Book a place a primary school information evening

Borehamwood Times:

5:50am Friday 19th December 2014

Find out more information about a potential new primary school at an information evening.

Patients receive festive cheer at carol concert

Borehamwood Times:

1:20pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Schoolchildren's carol services brought festive cheer to hospital patients and the elderly.

Questionnaires sent out to find land for future housing developments

Borehamwood Times:

11:53am Thursday 18th December 2014

Questionnaires are being sent out to identify land for potential future housing developments.

Christmas lunch shared among friends at community party

Borehamwood Times:

8:50am Thursday 18th December 2014

Food was shared among friends at a ‘successful’ Christmas lunch.

Eastenders star unveils panels commemorating film and television history

Borehamwood Times:

3:40pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

An Eastenders star unveiled panels detailing the history of film and television in Elstree and Borehamwood.

New gateway sign 'an accident waiting to happen'

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

Motorists fear that new welcome signs commemorating a centenary of filmmaking will cause a crash.

Air ambulance called after man injured in fall

Borehamwood Times:

11:37am Wednesday 17th December 2014

An air ambulance was called yesterday after a man was badly hurt in a fall.

The King delivered some early Christmas cheer at festive party

Borehamwood Times:

1:30pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

Christmas came early for a residents association with a visit from the King.

Debenhams staff help to fundraise for Help for Heroes

Borehamwood Times:

9:20am Friday 19th December 2014

Sales assistants saluted their heroes to raise money for Help for Heroes.

Volunteer police cadets help to keep homes safe

Borehamwood Times:

6:20am Thursday 18th December 2014

Crime prevention advice was issued by volunteer police cadets to more than 300 homes.

Children's centres to remain open

Borehamwood Times:

10:40am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Children’s centres will remain open after new contracts were announced.

Festive food and Christmas carols at family event

Borehamwood Times: A child poses with Father Christmas

5:40am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Father Christmas and carols will feature at a festive event this weekend.

Food parcels donated to help families this Christmas

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Hundreds of packets and tins have been donated to a foodbank to help families struggling this Christmas.

More than half a million pounds invested into community in four years

Borehamwood Times:

4:09pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

More than half a million pounds has been invested into the community since 2010.

Candle lighting and doughnuts at weekend Hanukkah event

Borehamwood Times: Chanukah event in Shenley

3:53pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

People can enjoy festive foods at Hanukkah celebrations this weekend.

Pupils look to the stars in dance show

Borehamwood Times:

12:59pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

Dance school pupils looked to the stars in an interstellar show.

Correction: Manor Lodge Preparatory School

Borehamwood Times:

12:58pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

In an article entitled 'Which are the best and worst primary schools in Borehamwood and Radlett', we incorrectly included Manor Lodge Preparatory School in Shenley in an article about school league tables.

Pupils host Question Time with visit from top politicians

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A specialist college welcomed high-profile politians for a tour of its facilities.

Councillors agree on "ridiculous" second consultation over bus cuts

Borehamwood Times: County council cut free school transport

10:39am Tuesday 16th December 2014

Councillors agreed to hold a “ridiculous” second public consultation into the future of bus services in Hertfordshire.

Sisters devastated after brother's ashes missing from graveside

Borehamwood Times: At rest: Allum Lane cemetery after the attack in February

5:30pm Monday 15th December 2014

Sisters have been left devastated after the disappearance of their younger brother’s ashes.

Councillors learn more about police communications

Borehamwood Times:

3:05pm Monday 15th December 2014

Hertsmere councillors and council staff visited a police headquarters to see first hand how police communications are managed.

Visit Santa's reindeer at Aldenham Country Park

Borehamwood Times:

9:10am Tuesday 16th December 2014

Christmas came early at a country park when it was visited by a special guest.

Community to gather for menorah lighting

Borehamwood Times: Mayor of Elstree and Borehamwood Clive Butchins lights the menorah

6:40am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A supermarket will be lit up in a special ceremony held this weekend.

Girl band fought off competition to meet Union J

Borehamwood Times:

12:19pm Monday 15th December 2014

Radlett schoolgirls had the “best night of their lives” after winning a national competition.

Post Office modernisation gets stamp of approval

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

8:50am Monday 15th December 2014

Another post office will receive a revamped layout and longer opening hours.

NHS trust centre stage at awards ceremony

Borehamwood Times:

6:57pm Sunday 14th December 2014

NHS Trust staff were triumphant at a regional awards ceremony celebrating leadership.

School marks 30 years since it was rebuilt after a fire

Borehamwood Times:

6:30am Monday 15th December 2014

A school has celebrated the 30th anniversary of its rebuilding after it was completely destroyed by fire.

Pupils entertain parents with Christmas shows

Borehamwood Times:

11:00am Monday 15th December 2014

Schoolchildren entertained parents and friends with a traditional Christmas panto and a nativity play.

Parents asked for their views on future of free school

Borehamwood Times: The Harperbury site

2:42pm Friday 12th December 2014

Parents are invited to have their say on the future of a free school.

Which are the best and worst primary schools in Borehamwood and Radlett?

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 12th December 2014

League tables showing the performance of 11-year-old primary school pupils in Borehamwood and Radlett have been released.

Representation wanted in highways and spending decisions

Borehamwood Times:

10:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

More opportunities for representation could be on offer as Hertfordshire County Council reviews its Highways Liaison Meetings.

Charity sends warning to small businesses struggling to cope with debts

Borehamwood Times:

7:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

A charity is urging small businesses across Hertfordshire to seek free advice if they are struggling to cope with their debts.

Views wanted on getting active in Hertsmere

Borehamwood Times:

12:30pm Sunday 14th December 2014

Fitness fans can have their say on a new schedule of activities for Borehamwood and Potters Bar.

Twin town association to host Christmas celebration

Borehamwood Times:

10:42am Friday 12th December 2014

A twin town association will hold an evening of festive music and readings.

Children's clothes donated at Christmas celebration

Borehamwood Times:

12:31pm Friday 12th December 2014

Warm clothes for children were donated during Christmas celebrations at a Radlett farm.

More than 100 plants discovered in Potters Bar cannabis factory

Borehamwood Times:

10:10am Friday 12th December 2014

More than 100 cannabis plants were seized after police had a tip-off while visiting an industrial estate.

Man arrested after people cut from vehicle

Borehamwood Times:

9:50am Friday 12th December 2014

A man was arrested after firefighters had to cut four people from a crashed car.

One Direction grant 36 Christmas wishes at Rays of Sunshine day out

Borehamwood Times:

5:27pm Thursday 11th December 2014

Rays of sunshine swept over Elstree Studios as children with life-limiting illnesses were granted a Christmas wish.

Two men arrested after alleged Radlett phone scam

Borehamwood Times:

3:36pm Thursday 11th December 2014

Police arrested two men in connection with an alleged phone scam in Radlett.

Find out more information about essential water works

Borehamwood Times: Roadworks barriers

8:40am Friday 12th December 2014

People can find out more about a water company's forthcoming roadworks at an information day.

Pop up pub installed for care home

Borehamwood Times:

3:10pm Thursday 11th December 2014

Care home tenants now pull themselves a pint in a new pop up pub.

Over 65s to get active in new county-wide programme

Borehamwood Times: Mayor of Hertsmere Councillor Paul Morri, Councillor Brenda Batten, Chairwoman of Hertsmere Leisure's Board, Trustee Lewis Cohen

6:10am Friday 12th December 2014

Two national sports organisations gave a project to get people over 65 more active a financial boost.

Choir and club raise £1,000 at Christmas concert

Borehamwood Times:

1:40pm Thursday 11th December 2014

A group for people with sight problems raised almost £1,000 for causes close to their hearts at their charity Christmas concert.

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