Debenhams call for urgent investigation into surprise parking changes

This Is Local London: The new rules were introduced last week without warning or consultation

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Debenhams have called for an urgent investigation into why parking restrictions were changed without warning.

Pre-festival event to be 'bigger and better' than last year

This Is Local London: Mayor Clive Butchins said the event was a 'great day'

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Excitement will fill the air as people come together to celebrate the start of festival season in Borehamwood.

Police foil phone scam after elderly man duped into handing over cash

1:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Quick-thinking police officers foiled a phone scam after an elderly man was duped into handing over his life savings.

Teachers' union votes for June strike action

11:03am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The National Union of Teachers' conference has voted for a strike that could close schools in the week beginning June 23.

Help raise money for Herts Air Ambulance

This Is Local London: Air ambulance lands in Meadow Park

9:03am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

People are being urged to think of quirky ways to raise money for the region's air ambulance.

Former pupils needed to celebrate Saffron Green School's anniversary

This Is Local London: Former pupils needed to celebrate Saffron Green School's anniversary

5:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A school is looking for former pupils to help delve into its past as it celebrates six decades of education.

Project to protect Hertsmere's historical sites

This Is Local London: Project to protect Hertsmere's historical sites

3:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Police have launched a scheme to help protect Hertsmere’s historical sites, monuments and artefacts from crime.

One man and his dog

This Is Local London: Sheepdog trials at Aldenahm Country Park

1:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

One man and his dog ran rings around sheep to show children the “wonderful” capabilities of the loveable Border collie.

Good Friday Walk of Witness 'best ever'

This Is Local London: Good Friday Walk of Witness 'best ever'

11:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Worshippers carried crosses and branches through Borehamwood as part of the annual Good Friday Walk of Witness.

Free game session to help people make friends

9:27am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

An afternoon of board games is being held to help people who want to make friends meet each other.

Hundreds raised at charity quiz for children's hospice

This Is Local London: Hundreds raised for children's hospice at quiz event

12:30pm Monday 21st April 2014

A muscle man who plans to complete ten sport challenges for charity raised more than £800 at a quiz night.

Daredevil takes the plunge and breaks new diving record

This Is Local London: Mr Goodman during the dive

5:40am Monday 21st April 2014

An intrepid diver quite literally plunged to new lows when he broke the world record for deepest sea dive.

Grandmother determined not to let cancer diagnosis get her down holds tea party

This Is Local London: Anita Hudson

1:50pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A grandmother diagnosed with an aggressive form of ovarian cancer held a tea party to raise awareness about her condition.

Cash grant for community hub

This Is Local London: People from the Big Local Shop, in Leeming Road, Borehamwood, have spent nearly two years deciding how the National Lottery grant should be used

5:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A community centre will be spruced up with money allocated by councillors.

St George's Day parade in Borehamwood

This Is Local London: The parade

1:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Scouts, beavers and cubs will march through the village to mark the annual St George's Day parade next Sunday.

It's PC gone mad

This Is Local London: Comedian Paul Chowdhry grew up in Edgware

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Comedian Paul Chowdhry talks to Amie Mulderrig ahead of his gig at The Ark in Borehamwood

Just the Ticket

This Is Local London: Aldenham Country Park will host Easter events including duck racing

8:40am Friday 18th April 2014

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

Free compost giveaway

5:50am Friday 18th April 2014

Tonnes of free compost will be given away to celebrate Compost Awareness Week.

More than 94 per cent of children allocated first choice primary school place

5:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

More than 94 per cent of children in Hertfordshire have been allocated a place at one of their preferred schools this year, despite a large increase in the number of applications.

Ambulance service to ditch private ambulances

This Is Local London: Woman injured as car flipped on to its roof

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Hertfordshire's ambulance service will stop using private ambulance services by the end of this year, according to its new chief executive.

Changes to parking restrictions in Borehamwood Shopping Park: What you thought

This Is Local London: Some have called for parking meters to allow them to shop at a leisurely pace instead of having to 'clock watch'

1:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Borehamwood Times readers who took part in an online poll are overwhelmingly against plans to cut parking restrictions to just two hours.

Drill bits stolen from tool shop

This Is Local London: Drill bits stolen from tool shop

11:04am Thursday 17th April 2014

Tool parts worth almost £1,000 were stolen from a shop in Borehamwood.

'I'm over the moon'

This Is Local London: Charlotte White, centre, was crowned Miss Hertfordshire 2014

8:50am Thursday 17th April 2014

The winner of Miss Hertfordshire 2014 urged young girls to “never give up” as she was crowned queen of the county at her third attempt.

Delays in Radlett as roadworks take place

5:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Motorists in Radlett are being warned of delays as roadworks take place on a main road today.

'We won't bother now' - shoppers vow to boycott shopping park after new parking rules

This Is Local London: Some have called for parking meters to allow them to shop at a leisurely pace instead of having to 'clock watch'

5:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Disgruntled shoppers have given an overwhelming thumbs-down to changes to parking restrictions which will “kill off trade for good”.

Take part in last leg of mayor's cycle ride

This Is Local London: Councillor Morris said he has taken part in many long-distance cycle rides and knows 'anyone who takes part will have a tremendous experience'.

3:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Cyclists are encouraged to get their wheels in motion and join in with the last leg of the Mayor of Hertsmere’s cycle ride.

Grant to support this year's festival fortnight

This Is Local London: Rainbow the Clown with children from the Hertsmere Academy of Dance and Performing Arts

11:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Elstree & Borehamwood’s Civic Festival has been given a cash grant to help “bring the community together”.

Appeal lodged against rejection of home on green belt land

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

An appeal has been launched against a decision to turn down an application to build a new five bedroom house in Radlett.

Dash for cash with rotary club

This Is Local London: Record-breaking year for fun-run

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Radlett’s Rotary Club is inviting people to dash for cash in a fun run next month.

Have your say on county council election boundaries

This Is Local London: Do you recognise these women? CCTV released following handbag thefts

5:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Voters are being asked to have their say on new electoral division boundaries for Hertfordshire.

Lamb dies in dog attack

This Is Local London: Park staff are keen to ensure the attack does not deter people from visiting the park

3:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A vicious dog ran riot in a farm and began chasing other animals – before eventually killing a newborn lamb.

'I feel so isolated' - plans to build stairlift for disabled woman blocked

This Is Local London: Carol Davies and her husband, Steven

1:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A disabled woman has been left a “prisoner” in her own home after some of her neighbours refused to allow her to build a stairlift in the communal area of her flat.

Rotarians help raise awareness about strokes

This Is Local London: Rotarians help raise awareness about strokes

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Shoppers had their blood pressure tested for free as part of an event aimed at raising stroke awareness.

Exercise scheme to get women moving

This Is Local London: Exercise scheme to get women moving

5:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Women and girls can get into shape with a new exercise project designed to help them take up more exercise.

Harperbury Free School: year eight pupils could be offered places next year

This Is Local London: Harperbury Free School opening delayed until September 2015

3:26pm Monday 14th April 2014

Children who were due to start at the new Harperbury Free School before its opening was deferred could still be offered Year 8 places for 2015 - if there is demand.

Health and highways tackled at first ever Hertfordshire town and parish conference

This Is Local London: Hertfordshire County Council 'badly failing young carers'

1:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

More than a hundred people attended the first Hertfordshire town and parish conference this week.

Business breakfast to help revive area

This Is Local London: Business breakfast to help revive area

11:22am Monday 14th April 2014

Hundreds of people attended a business breakfast to pitch ideas on how to help revive the town centre.

Murder mystery event for charity

This Is Local London: Murder mystery event for charity

9:12am Monday 14th April 2014

Musicians will raise money for an Elstree charity at a murder mystery event with a twist.

Runner raises money for sick children

This Is Local London: Runner raises money for sick children

1:30pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A father determined to help sick children put his hobby to good use when he ran a marathon for charity.

Register to vote

5:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

People are reminded to register on the electoral roll if they wish to vote in this year’s elections.

Happy 40th Birthday Hertsmere - Ten facts about 1974

This Is Local London: Hertsmere is celebrating its 40th birthday

10:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

Celebrate Hertsmere's 40th birthday this year with ten nostalgic facts about 1974.

Radlett churches hold events for Holy Week

This Is Local London: Reverend Javaid Iqbal

5:20am Saturday 12th April 2014

Churches in Radlett will hold several events to celebrate Holy Week in the build-up to Easter.

POLL: Petition against parking changes: 'They ought to have a social conscience'

This Is Local London: Mayor Paul Morris fears the parking rules could put his scheme to revive the high street in jeapordy

5:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

A petition against “crazy and bizarre” parking rules amassed more than 400 signatures in less than a day.

New west stand built at Boreham Wood FC

This Is Local London: Vice chairman Bill Hunter holding the plans for the new stand

3:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

Football fans will be able to watch the game in style with the completion of Boreham Wood FC’s new west stand.

Firefighters visit school children

This Is Local London: Firefighters visit school children

12:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

From scrambling into uniform to training a jet of water onto a blaze, children got a glimpse into the work of a modern firefighter.

Flight MH370: Radlett sailor searching Southern Indian Ocean for missing aeroplane

This Is Local London: Flight MH370: Radlett sailor searching Southern Indian Ocean for missing aeroplane

10:10am Friday 11th April 2014

A sailor from Radlett is currently involved in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane that disappeared on March 8.

Radlett synagogue given defibrillator by bridge club donations

This Is Local London: Radlett synagogue given defibrillator by bridge club donations

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A synagogue in Radlett now has two defibrillators, thanks to a donation from a local bridge group.

Parents warned about scarlet fever symptoms

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Parents are being alerted to the symptoms of scarlet fever following a dramatic rise in the number of cases in the area.

Community hall given 'new lease of life'

This Is Local London: Maureen Miller and Sarah Scotland on the Hertfordshire Adult & Family Learning Service stand with the Mayor of  Hertsmere Paul Morris

5:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A community hall has been given a new “lease of life” after a charity over its running.

Rage against the potholes -'They're only fit for tanks and horse and carts'

This Is Local London: The potholes are 'as big as craters' according to motorists

1:10pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Angry motorists are calling for action over potholes which they say are “as big as craters” and causing the roads to disintegrate.



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