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Care home company ordered to pay £133,000 after woman with dementia was crushed to death by wardrobe

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Claire Hughes, 64, was found underneath the wardrobe which had not been properly fixed to the wall at the Chase Care Centre in Printers Avenue, Watford.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sopwell House criticised for noisy firework display

Borehamwood Times: Sopwell House.

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Angry residents took to social media to find out what had caused loud noises across Borehamwood on Monday night.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Amateur dramatics make some noise after funding boost

Borehamwood Times:

6:30am Monday 25th August 2014

An upcoming amateur production has received a much-needed funding boost of £250.

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.

Cool cats come together at Borehamwood Grammar School reunion

Borehamwood Times: Do you remember your old teacher?

8:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

Students and 'cool cats' who attended Borehamwood Grammar School in the 1960s will reunite this September.

'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.

Future football star joins Arsenal ballsquad for upcoming season

Borehamwood Times:

10:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A boy from Borehamwood has been chosen to be part of the Arsenal ballsquad for the upcoming season.

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.

Alfred Arms to open in two weeks time

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A new pub and live music venue will open in two weeks' time.

Free Wi-Fi comes to Elstree and Borehamwood station

Borehamwood Times:

3:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A new partnership has lead to the start of free O2 Wi-Fi for rail passengers at seven stations.

Football club makes three-year deal with Barnet cricket ground

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

12:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A football club will enter a new three-year partnership with a cricket club to extend its academic programme.

'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.

Nursery pupils bend it like Beckham in Watford FC visit

Borehamwood Times:

9:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

Watford FC stars taught nursery children some tricks of the trade.

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.

North London GCSE results - live

Borehamwood Times: Follow the latest news as nervous students pick up their exam results

8:54am Thursday 21st August 2014

Pupils across the country will be getting their GCSE results today, and our reporters will be meeting young people and teachers in schools across north London. Tweet your reaction with the hashtags #BarnetResults, BwoodResults #EnfieldResults #HaringeyResults or #HarrowResults.

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.

Young artists encouraged to read by professionals in summer workshops

Borehamwood Times:

8:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

Throughout this month youngsters have been attending an art workshop at Borehamwood library.

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.

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.

'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.

Hertsmere 'pride of county' at Green Flag awards

Borehamwood Times:

8:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hertsmere swept up the credits at this year’s Green Flag Awards ceremony in Broxbourne.

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.

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.

'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.

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.






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