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Tick, tock, test your smoke alarm when you put the clocks back this weekend

Borehamwood Times:

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

As the clocks go back this weekend, fire crews at Borehamwood fire station are urging people to test their smoke alarms too.

Firework fans' first aid advice

Borehamwood Times:

8:20am Saturday 25th October 2014

Remember, remember, first aid this November. That's according to St John Ambulance, which has issued a guide to staying safe during Bonfire Night celebrations.

Free educational workshops for half term

Borehamwood Times:

7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

Parents looking for ways to entertain the kids this half term are invited to send them to free educational workshops.

Police act to minimise impact of confidential data breach

Borehamwood Times: Your Say: Typing on computer keyboard

5:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

Confidential data from anti-social behaviour cases was found on a national website following a computer error.

Just the Ticket: October 24, 2014

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

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

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

Ark Theatre receives funding for cultural programme

Borehamwood Times:

1:28pm Friday 24th October 2014

A theatre has received funding from Hertsmere Borough Council to help it continue providing its full programme of shows for the coming year.

Civic office offers coffee with a conscience

Borehamwood Times:

11:20am Friday 24th October 2014

Visitors and staff are being greeted by the fresh aroma of ground coffee following the arrival of 'Coffee Ethic' at the Civic Offices.

Apprentice Blog week three: the sweet smell of home fragrance

Borehamwood Times:

9:12am Friday 24th October 2014

This week’s Apprentice saw the contestants create and market home fragrance. But how did Aldenham's Ella Jade Bitton do?

The Chief Rabbi's Shabbat UK comes to Borehamwood

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The Jewish community will be joining millions of people worldwide in celebrating ‘a Sabbath like no other’ with a series of special events this weekend.

Application submitted to keep mobile food stall

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A mobile food stall hopes to continue its business after submitting an application to the council.

Appeal for generous sponsors to help save athletics club

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

An athletics club is appealing for donations to save it from closure.

Foodbank receives harvest donation from St Teresa's school, in Brook Road

Borehamwood Times:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A primary school has been harvesting food to donate to the Borehamwood Foodbank.

New Debenhams shop to be opened by ‘The Singer Takes It All’ star

Borehamwood Times:

1:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A television star will return to Elstree to cut the ribbon at a shop’s grand opening next week.

German students tour Elstree Studios in twin town visit

Borehamwood Times:

11:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A group of 65 students got to feel like Hollywood stars for the day when they were given a tour of Elstree Studios.

Antiques expert values treasured possessions in care home visit

Borehamwood Times:

11:10am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A care home welcomed a former Antiques Roadshow expert this week to find out how much their treasured possessions were worth.

Watford Road, Radlett to close for 20 days

Borehamwood Times:

9:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A road will be closed for almost one month to improve access for pedestrians.

Objections raised over alcohol sale in kebab shop

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Objections over plans for a kebab shop will be raised at a licensing meeting next week.

Have you entered our Mitzvah Day competition yet?

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Have you entered our competition to win a team of volunteers for Mitzvah Day yet?

Image released after £2,000 worth of clothes stolen

Borehamwood Times:

2:11pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

An appeal has been launched to trace a man and woman following the theft of £2,000 worth of clothing.

Radlett and Borehamwood rank in top five worst connected commuter stations

Borehamwood Times:

1:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Two Hertfordshire railway stations have topped a table for having the worst mobile connectivity in London.

Delays likely as mini roundabout closed for roadworks

Borehamwood Times: Slow traffic in Swanley due to temporary lights

12:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Motorists could face delays as a mini roundabout is dug up for maintenance work.

Stallholders told to move vans to clean up 'untidy' market

Borehamwood Times:

11:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Market traders have expressed their frustration after being told they can no longer leave their vans behind their stalls.

Cadets navigate to seventh place in night air exercise

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Cadets found their way to seventh place in a night navigation exercise with 25 other air cadet squadrons.

Petition shows support for new restaurant at golf driving range

Borehamwood Times: Mini golfing competition at Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

More than 200 people have signed a petition to allow a golf driving range to build a restaurant.

'I feel so honoured' - fitness programme reaches final of national competition

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A men’s health and fitness programme has made it through to the finals of a national competition.

Teenager tackles cross country on crutches for Michael Green Foundation

Borehamwood Times:

2:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A teenager raced with a broken leg to raise money for the Michael Green Foundation.

Russian choir welcomed at church performances

Borehamwood Times:

2:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A Russian choir was welcomed at two performances in Catholic churches.

Residents association to meet tonight

Borehamwood Times:

12:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Plans for a sports centre are at the top of the agenda at a residents association meeting tonight..

Business boxes up Christmas for shoebox appeal

Borehamwood Times: A child from Montenegro is delighted with her shoebox

11:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

An office provider is appealing for people to send in shoeboxes filled with presents for it to send to children in developing countries.

Have your say on post office move

Borehamwood Times: Post office talks in Hawes

9:25am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A post office could be relocated following a customer consultation.

New school transport plan agreed

Borehamwood Times:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A new plan for teenage transport to schools and colleges will be available from the start of the next school year.

Burglar jailed after tricking pensioner out of home with threat of explosion

Borehamwood Times:

5:17pm Monday 20th October 2014

A man has been jailed for burglary after tricking an elderly woman out of her home by telling her there would be an explosion.

Mitzvah Day "offers us a great opportunity to look beyond ourselves" says charity director

Borehamwood Times:

5:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

A charity director says Mitzvah Day is a great opportunity for people to connect with the local community.

Temple prepares for Diwali festival

Borehamwood Times:

3:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

Thousands of people are due to visit a Hindu temple this weekend to celebrate the festival of Diwali.

Man arrested following bus crash

Borehamwood Times:

12:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a bus overturned this morning.

Dozens injured as bus overturns during morning rush hour

Borehamwood Times:

12:15pm Monday 20th October 2014

Five people have been taken hospital and dozens of others have been injured after a bus overturned this morning.

Hospital bosses back cancer campaign


9:59am Monday 20th October 2014

Doctors, nurses and clinicians from across Hertfordshire have added their backing to the national ‘Be Clear on Cancer - Blood in Pee’ campaign.

Third celebrity leaves Strictly

Borehamwood Times:

10:11am Monday 20th October 2014

Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott is hanging up his dancing shoes after becoming the latest celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing.

New game show to be filmed in Borehamwood

Borehamwood Times:

9:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A new family game show will be filmed in Borehamwood.

Spooky themed Halloween event

Borehamwood Times:

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

A theatre is inviting children to join them for a day of "trick or treat" fun.

Special constable awarded for public service

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

A man who volunteers as a policeman has been awarded for his public service.

Just the Ticket: October 17, 2014

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

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

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

Jail "inevitable" for man who molested teenager in car

Borehamwood Times: 25 year-old sentenced to 36 in jail

3:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

A 50-year-old Borehamwood man who molested and sexually assaulted a teenager in his car was told by a judge today that a significant jail sentence was inevitable.

Apprentice blog: what did we learn about Aldenham's Ella Jade Bitton? (Apart from her 80 sheep)

Borehamwood Times:

11:30am Friday 17th October 2014

The Apprentice is back. And this year it stars Aldenham girl, Ella Jade Bitton - so how has she done so far? She's survived the first two tasks, which is a start.

Antiques expert to visit Elstree

Borehamwood Times:

9:32am Friday 17th October 2014

An antiques expert is coming to a care home to give people an insight into the value of their heirlooms and treasures.

Unannounced spot-checks for Hertfordshire's gun-owners

Borehamwood Times:

5:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Hertfordshire Police have joined a national campaign to ensure licensed firearms owners are storing their guns securely.

CCTV released of man wanted in connection with attack

Borehamwood Times:

4:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A man suffered a double jaw-fracture when he was attacked twice by the same person at a train station.

Is this massive insect the rare 'death moth' caterpillar?

Borehamwood Times:

3:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Two massive and potentially rare caterpillars have been spotted by a Radlett family.

Super slimmers hold Christmas party

Borehamwood Times:

1:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Santa's grotto might not be up yet and the carollers have not yet come knocking – but a group of “super slimmers” have already held their first Christmas party.

'They are breaking us apart' - future of athletics club hangs in the balance

Borehamwood Times:

11:10am Thursday 16th October 2014

The future of a “wonderful” athletics club is in jeopardy after the town council withdrew its support for an annual fun run that is vital for fundraising.

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