Group of charities celebrate success in church event

This Is Local London:

4:36pm Saturday 11th October 2014

A network of charities and community groups celebrated their success in a church today.

Church celebrates end of tower project with flower festival

This Is Local London:

10:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

A church was bright with blooms as it celebrated the reopening of its tower.

Online survey launched for victims of crime

This Is Local London: Demands have been made for parents and schools in the district to do more to teach children internet safety following the shock results of a major survey of pupils’ online habits

8:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

Victims of crime in Hertfordshire are being asked to take part in a new consultation.

Final four Conservative candidates for Hertsmere seat announced

This Is Local London:

12:43pm Friday 3rd October 2014

The final four Conservative contestants for the Hertsmere parliamentary seat have been revealed.

Evidence of drug use found after late night rave

This Is Local London:

10:50am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A security guard found evidence of drug use after being called to investigate a late night rave.

Entries wanted for open art exhibition

This Is Local London:

12:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Artists are invited to submit their work to an open exhibition organised by the University of Hertfordshire Galleries.

'We're sorry to see her go' - community worker sad to leave as project comes to an end

This Is Local London:

4:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A community worker says she is ‘very sad’ about a volunteer project which is coming to an end next month.

'Be a councillor' evening 'well attended'

This Is Local London:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

There could soon be a new selection of councillors to choose from following an information event.

Reduction of recycling centre hours one step closer to approval

This Is Local London: Hertfordshire County Council offices

5:28pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Plans to reduce the opening hours of the Potters Bar recycling centre are one step closer to being accepted.

Appeal to trace motorcyclist after series of petrol thefts

This Is Local London:

2:35pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

An appeal has been launched to trace a motorcyclist following a series of petrol thefts.

Hertfordshire supports national alcohol action week

This Is Local London: Wandsworth's £5m drug and alcohol service is 'poor and inefficient'

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary has announced it will be supporting an alcohol action week, following the launch of a new telephone counselling service.

Health group to maximise opportunities for Hertfordshire businesses

This Is Local London:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A new health organisation is looking to increase opportunities for Hertfordshire business.

Lorry on fire extinguished at Junction 24 roundabout of M25

This Is Local London: 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.

Cash available to get community safety schemes off the ground

This Is Local London:

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.

Saddle up for Cycle to Work Day

This Is Local London: 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.

NHS telephone services back up and running in Hertsmere

This Is Local London:

9:47am Monday 1st September 2014

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

Hertfordshire to host second Pride event

This Is Local London:

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.

Safer streetlights in £1.5 million replacement programme

This Is Local London: 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.

Pint-sized party-animals took part in UK's biggest festival for children

This Is Local London:

10:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

More than 30,000 mini party-animals took part in the UK’s biggest festival for children - Lollibop.

Football club makes three-year deal with Barnet cricket ground

This Is Local London: 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.

Potters Bar parks claim victory at Green Flag awards

This Is Local London:

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

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

Two homes in Oakmere Estate searched in drugs raid

This Is Local London:

10:17am Monday 18th August 2014

Police raided four homes as part of a drug operation.

Consultation on children's services to end on Monday

This Is Local London: Children show they’re game at library

9:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A survey about the future of children’s services in Hertfordshire will close on Monday.

A fun-filled and active week for Hertsmere's cadets

This Is Local London:

11:20am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A fun-filled summer camp helped cadets overcome personal challenges and learn new skills.

Appeal after silver car spotted driving wrong way down motorway

This Is Local London: How the motorway could be illuminated Picture: STUART MARSHALL

8:40am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A police officer was injured in a collision with a car driving the wrong way down a busy motorway.

Hertfordshire motorbike festival cancelled over fire strikes row

This Is Local London:

2:40pm Monday 11th August 2014

Strike action by firefighters has led to a motorcycle safety festival being cancelled.

'This is very welcome news'- TfL announce speed reduction at 'death-trap' roundabout

This Is Local London: Sue Alford, far right with councillors and campaigners at Stirling Corner

2:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Speed limits around a ‘death-trap’ roundabout will be cut later this year after a public consultation

Police issue warning after 40 computer scams took place in Hertfordshire since June

This Is Local London: Generic image of a man typing on a computer keyboard. (8341410)

10:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

Police have warned the public to be on their guard against computer scams.

Speeding checks to increase in Hertfordshire this month

This Is Local London:

2:40pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Motorists who risk lives by speeding will be targeted in increased checks.

Community garden revitalised in National Citizen Service project

This Is Local London:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Hertfordshire’s young people have been giving back to their community with a Potters Bar gardening project.

Eight-day strikes as row over firefighters pensions continue

This Is Local London: Borehamwood firefighters have walked out in the first day of the Hertfordshire fire strikes.

10:58am Monday 4th August 2014

Firefighters in Hertfordshire are to hold an eight-day strike as part of their ongoing row with the Government.

Waste consultation to close at midnight

This Is Local London:

12:45pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A consultation into changes to Hertfordshire's 17 waste and recycling centres will close at midnight tonight.

Petition to save Hertfordshire bus services gets 200 signatures in one week

This Is Local London:

1:14pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A petition against cuts to bus services received more than 200 signatures in a week.

Schools in count-down to NSPCC Number Day

This Is Local London: Borough marathon runners ready to help raft of good causes

10:49am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Schools are being asked to sign up and start their count-down to an NSPCC charity event.

36-year-old man wanted in connection with serious assault

This Is Local London:

11:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 36-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with a serious assault.

Potters Bar pupil to perform at 150th anniversary recital

This Is Local London:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A Potters Bar musician has joined a year-long international challenge to celebrate his college’s 150th anniversary.

Lights out to mark First World War centenary

This Is Local London:

5:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

Lights will be switched out at the council to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Free three-month gym membership for women and girls

This Is Local London: Free gym membership to encourage women to exercise

5:10am Friday 25th July 2014

Women and girls in Hertsmere are being offered the chance to receive a free gym membership.

Survey launched to find out how to stay healthy in Borehamwood and Potters Bar

This Is Local London: FIRE KILLS: Smokers are being warned of deadly dangers of smoking

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hertsmere Borough Council has launched a survey to help promote healthy living in the borough.

Funding for bus services could be withdrawn

This Is Local London: Bus stop sign/road markings

8:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Subsidised bus services could be scrapped to save money.

Two-month festival celebrates benefits of adult learning

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

A programme to encourage adults to study and learn new skills has been celebrated as a success.

Southgate traders celebrated in successful summer festival

This Is Local London:

7:40am Sunday 20th July 2014

Southgate Summer Festival filled the streets with stalls, music and food today.

Hertsmere cadets come third in county competition

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

Police cadets were put through their paces in a mock car crash as part of a county-wide competition.

Video campaign hopes to make waste history

This Is Local London:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A new video campaign hopes to make food waste history in Hertfordshire.

Boreham Wood FC announce extended partnership with Barnet and Southgate College

This Is Local London: Boreham Wood FC have submitted a planning application to help expand their growing education scheme.

10:40am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A football club has announced the extension of its partnership with a London college.

Council to discuss way councillors are elected

This Is Local London: Hertsmere Borough Council election results: Live

5:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

Hertsmere Borough Council will meet this week to discuss how often it holds elections.

'Very frail' woman dies after two falls at her home

This Is Local London: Schizophrenic's health deteriorated due to side effects of medication, inquest hears

12:07pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A “very frail” woman who was fighting cancer died after two falls at her home, an inquest heard today.

Virtual cupcake sellers reach final of national fundraising competition

This Is Local London: Ella and Oliver Freeman

11:37am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

They may not even sell real cakes, but this hasn't stopped a brother and sister reaching the final of a national fundraising competition.

Woman cut from car following M1 crash

This Is Local London: Firefighters to go on strike over Christmas and New Year period

9:50am Friday 13th June 2014

A woman is being freed from her car after a collision on the northbound M1.

Crossrail 2 consultation begins today

9:33am Monday 9th June 2014

The second consultation for Crossrail 2, connecting Haringey and Enfield with south west London, will begin today.



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