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Non-emergency number unavailable

Borehamwood Times:

11:37am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Callers across the country are facing problems with the national non-emergency number.

NHS board wins top award for leadership

Borehamwood Times:

12:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

A Hertfordshire NHS Trust has won an award for its ‘vision and dedication’.

Firearms amnesty to end today

Borehamwood Times: Two Lewisham drug dealers convicted of firearm and drug offences

1:27pm Friday 21st November 2014

A police-led firearms amnesty across Hertfordshire will end today.

Pupils create artwork during animation fortnight

Borehamwood Times:

12:21pm Friday 21st November 2014

Children at Parkside Primary school were excited to get to school to work on an animation themed fortnight.

Children's hospital gathers support from choir

Borehamwood Times: Community choir Achoir'd with Kristian Parkes Musical Director at the piano

9:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A choir will perform at a charity concert to help support a children’s hospital.

New team targeting online crime

Borehamwood Times: Your Say: Typing on computer keyboard

11:30am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Police have responded to the growing threat of cybercrime by setting up a new specialist unit.

Police and crime commissioner praised by Theresa May

Borehamwood Times: David Lloyd

9:00am Friday 21st November 2014

The Home Secretary has praised Hertfordshire's police and crime commissioner for leading change in the police service.

Family-run charity to host annual supper quiz

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 21st November 2014

A family-run charity hopes to raise thousands of pounds at their annual supper quiz night.

Christmas shopping night to help charity

Borehamwood Times:

7:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Shoppers can help to raise money for charity while ticking off their Christmas checklist.

Surgeries ranked highly in healthcare report

Borehamwood Times:

10:40am Friday 21st November 2014

Surgeries have been ranked according to their risk factors in a new report.

Car parks to be refurbished

Borehamwood Times:

1:55pm Thursday 20th November 2014

Car parks in Hertsmere will now be refurbished following a council decision.

Fundraiser impresses judges at awards ceremony

Borehamwood Times:

1:31pm Thursday 20th November 2014

A Radlett teenager who led others in raising over £50,000 for charity came second in Hertfordshire's Young People of the Year awards.

Plans received for sports centre

Borehamwood Times:

5:20pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

Plans for a new sports centre have been received by the council.

Consultation open on centre of sporting excellence

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

5:30pm Thursday 20th November 2014

A consultation is getting under way on planning proposals for a 'Centre of Sporting Excellence'.

Worst postcodes for driving offences revealed

Borehamwood Times: A car passes a speed camera

11:10am Thursday 20th November 2014

Almost 1,000 fixed penalty notices were issued for driving offences last year.

Craft fair organisers hope to raise £4,000 for charity

Borehamwood Times: Christmas fair raises money for NSPCC

2:07pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A craft fair has been the subject of 'a great art robbery'.

Air cadets host open day for new recruits

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Thursday 20th November 2014

Cadets and staff of Elstree and Borehamwood Air Cadets are to hold an open evening.

Are you the average Strictly fan?

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

Are you an average Strictly Come Dancing fan? And what distinguishes you from other fan groups?

Charity urges public to take HIV test

Borehamwood Times: HIV charity Herts Aid welcomes legalisation of home testing kits

5:40am Thursday 20th November 2014

Sexual health charity Herts Aid is urging people in Hertfordshire to get tested for HIV during National HIV Testing Week.

Sixth form pupils picked for student art competition final

Borehamwood Times:

12:40pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

Sixth formers have been hand-picked by art world experts as finalists in a student art competition.

Parking restrictions causing losses for small business

Borehamwood Times:

11:10am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A shopkeeper says heavy-handed parking restrictions have left him fearing for the future.

Vicar made honorary canon of St Albans

Borehamwood Times: Reverend Richard Leslie

6:10am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A vicar has been honoured for his years of service to the church.

Harperbury Free School gets site go-ahead

Borehamwood Times: Supporters of Harperbury Free School Clive Glover, Gavin Handman, Simon Mitchley and Justin Walters

1:28pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A free school has been given the go-ahead for a new site.

Packed street welcomes Children in Need Rickshaw

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

Hundreds of people lined the streets as a charity rickshaw made its way to Elstree Studios.

Rock service returns to Radlett

Borehamwood Times:

11:12am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A religious service with a twist will come to Radlett this week.

School superheroes raise £185 for charity

Borehamwood Times:

11:10am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A primary school turned into a school for superheroes for a day to raise money for charity.

New homes approved despite tree preservation order

Borehamwood Times:

2:50pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

More than 40 new homes will be built on land near the railway station, despite concerns over parking.

More than 100 firearms gathered in amnesty

Borehamwood Times: The Uzi machine gun and some of the 1,400 rounds of ammo seized in the raid

9:50am Tuesday 18th November 2014

More than 110 guns and rifles have been surrendered, half way through a firearms amnesty.

Taste of fame for Children in Need choir

Borehamwood Times:

2:12pm Monday 17th November 2014

Young choristers from three schools sang for the whole country when they performed for Children in Need.

Church celebrates anniversary of priest's ordination

Borehamwood Times:

1:26pm Monday 17th November 2014

A church hosted an anniversary lunch to celebrate the anniversary of its priest’s ordination.

Traffic officers support national road safety week

Borehamwood Times: Mobile speed camera locations across Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset

3:40pm Monday 17th November 2014

Traffic police will be supporting this week’s Road Safety Week - the UK's biggest road safety event.

Classic rock covers band to headline charity music event

Borehamwood Times:

6:20am Tuesday 18th November 2014

Music lovers can hear folk and classic rock at a charity music night.

Slimmer crowned 'Miss Slinky'

Borehamwood Times:

8:50am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A slinky slimmer is looking forward to the party season more than most this Christmas.

Coffee and cake group get knitting for Age UK

Borehamwood Times:

9:10am Monday 17th November 2014

Members of a community project put their knitting needles together for Age UK.

Christmas bazaar to fund Leukaemia research

Borehamwood Times: Mrs Oakley

7:30am Sunday 16th November 2014

A Christmas market will be held to raise money for research into blood cancers.

All welcome at business club’s open evening

Borehamwood Times:

12:00pm Sunday 16th November 2014

People can find out more about the benefits of joining a business cub at an open evening.

Final wards of mental health unit officially opened

Borehamwood Times:

12:11pm Friday 14th November 2014

The final wards of a mental health unit have been opened this week.

Hundreds of volunteers to take part in Mitzvah Day

Borehamwood Times:

10:28am Friday 14th November 2014

Hundreds of organisations of various faiths will take part in an annual Jewish day of good deeds on Sunday.

Teenagers to sell calender to achieve Japan dreams

Borehamwood Times:

6:40am Friday 14th November 2014

A group of teenagers harnessed the photographic talent of their generation to help them on their way to a World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Pudsey bear visits primary school ahead of Children in Need

Borehamwood Times:

3:36pm Thursday 13th November 2014

Pupils at a primary school got a shock yesterday after being visited by a very famous bear.

Veterans celebrated at themed tea party

Borehamwood Times:

1:01pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A care home celebrated Remembrance Day with a veterans' tea party.

Community groups to benefit from Boreham Wood FC fundraiser

Borehamwood Times:

5:40pm Friday 14th November 2014

Boreham Wood FC has launched a new scheme to raise money for youth teams and bring more people through its turnstiles.

BBC Children in Need returns to Elstree and Albert Square

Borehamwood Times:

9:08am Friday 14th November 2014

Children in Need comes to Borehamwood tonight in front of an audience of 500.

Full town council allocates grants for community groups

Borehamwood Times:

8:02pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

A number of grants were allocated to community groups at a council meeting this evening.

Last chance for Young Citizen nominations

Borehamwood Times:

6:40am Saturday 15th November 2014

There are only seven days left to nominate young people who have played vital roles in their community for a prize.

BBC Concert Band to return for festive season

Borehamwood Times: BBC Elstree Concert Band

5:40am Monday 17th November 2014

Music lovers can take part in an evening of festive fun when the BBC Elstree Concert Band returns to the town.

Festive season to begin with Christmas light switch on

Borehamwood Times: Borehamwood Christmas lights turned on

10:00am Sunday 16th November 2014

The festive season will officially begin later this month when the town's Christmas lights are turned on.

Homeless women and care homes to benefit from Mitzvah Day projects

Borehamwood Times:

11:30am Saturday 15th November 2014

Homeless women are benefiting from the generosity and culinary skills of a synagogue as part of the worldwide Mitzvah Day project.

Delays hit athletic club funding bid

Borehamwood Times: Athletics club thanks supports in annual 10k race

5:30pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A sports club has hit hurdles in its bid to pay for the marshalling of its annual fun run.

PCSOs to remain in Hertsmere

Borehamwood Times:

4:21pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

An agreement to keep Police Community Support Officers on the beat in Hertsmere has been renewed.


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