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Pupils head back to school as parents look ahead to next September

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

As students across Borehamwood go back to school this week, some parents are already planning ahead for next September.

Lorry on fire extinguished at Junction 24 roundabout of M25

Borehamwood Times: Borehamwood firefighters have walked out in the first day of the Hertfordshire fire strikes.

4:29pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Firefighters were called to a busy motorway after reports of a lorry on fire.

Witness appeal launched after cat shot in the jaw

Borehamwood Times: Pet cat shot again

2:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a cat was shot in the jaw.

Cash available to get community safety schemes off the ground

Borehamwood Times:

1:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Groups that need cash to help get community safety schemes off the ground are being invited to apply for funding.

Appeal for new house in end of terrace garden refused

Borehamwood Times: Today marks the start of the seventh National Apprenticeship Week.

11:09am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

An appeal to build a new house in part of an existing garden has been thrown out by planning inspectors.

CCTV released following a number of thefts in Poundland

Borehamwood Times:

9:07am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police investigating a number of thefts from a store in Borehamwood have released CCTV images of two men they wish to speak with.

Action against cannabis week launched

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Awareness and action against cannabis and human trafficking will be top of the agenda for police in Hertsmere this week.

Sponsors wanted to make six-year-old's Disneyland dream come true

Borehamwood Times: Summer loves Disney princesses

5:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

A six-year-old is hoping to find a sponsor to help send her to Disneyland.

Saddle up for Cycle to Work Day

Borehamwood Times: On yer bike: More staff at the Wetland Centre will cycle to work

2:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

Cyclists are being encouraged to get on their bikes this week to be in with a chance to win prizes.

Images of Radlett petrol station released in phone scam investigation

Borehamwood Times:

2:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

Images from a Radlett petrol station have been released to help trace a man in connection with a phone scam.

Special guest gives Elstree Studios manager a soaking

Borehamwood Times:

1:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

A manager at Elstree Studios showed he is on top of the trends after letting a special guest give him an icy shower.

Archive group to look at life in Hertfordshire during First World War

Borehamwood Times: There will be a display of First World War memorabilia at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday.

11:30am Monday 1st September 2014

A Hertfordshire archive group will focus on the First World War in their latest event.

NHS telephone services back up and running in Hertsmere

Borehamwood Times:

9:47am Monday 1st September 2014

The NHS Direct service is back up and running across Hertsmere.

Could you become a councillor?

Borehamwood Times: Everything you need to know about voting in Hertsmere today

5:10am Monday 1st September 2014

People who want to make a difference to their community are invited to become councillors.

Groups in Aldenham could benefit from funds raised by the Radlett Festival

Borehamwood Times:

12:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Those interested in receiving funding should complete an application form and return it to Aldenham Parish Council by September 30.

Competition winner puts on concert for cancer care charity

Borehamwood Times: Gabby Niman's Concert

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A Borehamwood competition winner is putting on a concert to raise money for a Jewish cancer care charity.

Get your running shoes on for Hertsmere Mencap family fun run

Borehamwood Times:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Fitness fans are being invited to get their running shoes on to help celebrate a charity’s 50th anniversary.

Pet owners can have their dogs micro chipped for free in Radlett

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

The free micro chipping event, organised by the Dogs Trust, will be held on Wednesday, September 17 between 11am and 3pm.

Ballroom dancing on offer for Older People's Day

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A tea dance will be held to celebrate Older People's Day.

Just the Ticket: August 29, 2014

Borehamwood Times: Your guide to the best of what's on this week in the area

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Your guide to some of the best things to do in the area this week.

Evening of comedy and magic to support kidney disease charity

Borehamwood Times:

2:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

An evening of comedy and magic will be held next month to raise money for a health chairty.

Young people needed to join Radlett Youth Council

Borehamwood Times:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Young people are needed to join the Radlett Youth Council.

Tee off to help raise money for two children’s charities.

Borehamwood Times: Action from the three days of competition taking place at Rockcliffe Hall golf club.

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

The Elstree and Borehamwood Rotary Club are to host a charity golf day in order to raise money for two children’s charities.

New measures introduced for stop and search scheme

Borehamwood Times: A quarter of stop and searches 'unlawful'

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary has introduced two new measures as part of their stop and search scheme.

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.

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