Mother and son turned away from station again as new lifts break down

This Is Local London: Mrs Marks said it put the family under a lot of pressure

9:31am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A mother and her son were turned away from a train station for the second time.

Fortnight of alcohol awareness comes to an end

This Is Local London:

9:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A fortnight of activities to highlight the dangers of alcohol has come to an end.

Teenagers tackle the Thames in paddle challenge

This Is Local London:

6:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Two teenagers tackled the Thames in an extreme paddling challenge.

Autism school calls for volunteers to give pupils a day out

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A school for children and young people with autism is looking for volunteers to drive its minibus on days out.

Police mark Older People's Day by issuing crime advice for the elderly

This Is Local London: Phone scam victims praised by police

2:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Hertfordshire Constabulary marked Older People’s Day today by issuing advice about crimes targeting the elderly.

Commuters get a surprise as station lifts opened to public

This Is Local London:

11:22am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Lifts at a railway station were finally opened to the public this morning.

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.

Supper and quiz raises £18,000 for type two diabetes

This Is Local London:

8:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A charity raised a staggering £8,000 in one night and donated another £10,000 for a cause that changed the life of its founders.

WATCH: How many Borehamwood locations can you spot?

This Is Local London:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A music video filmed almost entirely in Borehamwood has been released.

'I just want safety' - neighbours raise concerns over cracks in road

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Neighbours have voiced their concern over cracks appearing on their road.

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.

Exhibition shows off plans for 'first-class' facilities at new sports centre

This Is Local London: The exhibition showed off plans to build a “centre of sporting excellence” between Rowley Lane and A1 in Borehamwood

11:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Plans for a new sports centre were well received at a three-day public exhibition.

NHS group breathes new life into community with respiratory service

This Is Local London: Bolton health chiefs 'saddened' by 'avoidable' asthma deaths

9:20am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Patients with breathing conditions such as asthma will receive treatment in the community from month.

Taxis targeted in licensing operation

This Is Local London:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Illegal taxis were targeted in an operation led by police and licensing officers.

Win a team of volunteers from the Times & Independent Series this Mitzvah Day

This Is Local London: The news team with British Trust of Conservation Volunteers at Coldfall Wood.

5:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

A competition to find a good deed for the Times & Independent Series to carry out has been launched.

Proposals for 'ungainly' development thrown out

This Is Local London: Today marks the start of the seventh National Apprenticeship Week.

4:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

An appeal to convert a family home into two new houses has been thrown out.

Is your football pitch the worst in North London?

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

Football matches across North London are being postponed because of the state of local authority pitches.

Hundreds took a tea break to raise money for charity

This Is Local London:

1:50pm Monday 29th September 2014

Hundreds of people across the town took tea and a slice to raise money for charity.

Suspended sentence after woman pleads guilty to benefit fraud

This Is Local London: St Albans Crown Court.

12:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

A 32-year-old woman has received a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to benefit fraud.

Youth ambassador has party conference in a spin

This Is Local London:

11:10am Monday 29th September 2014

A youth ambassador had a party conference in a spin as part of a campaign stunt.

Elstree Studios helps Strictly to top of weekend ratings

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9:31am Monday 29th September 2014

Elstree Studios topped the viewing tables as its very own Strictly Come Dancing beat the X Factor in the weekend ratings battle.

Find out what a community safety partnership has been up to

This Is Local London: Representatives from the Community Safety Partnership

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Neighbours are invited to find out how a safety partnership can help them solve problems in the town.

Give your vote on Hertsmere's polling stations

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

10:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Voters are being asked for their views on polling districts and stations.

Pupils celebrate International Day at St Nicholas School, Elstree

This Is Local London:

2:10pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Children looked to begin a career at the UN as countries from all across the globe were represented at a school.

Rotary club goes red for air ambulance

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

Rotary club members have gone red as part of a Go Red campaign week.

Extra funding for amateur dramatics production

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A forthcoming amateur dramatics show has received a boost of £250.

Housekeeping manager reaches final of national care awards

This Is Local London:

12:01pm Friday 26th September 2014

A housekeeping manager has been shortlisted as a finalist for the National Care Awards.

Witness appeal launched after car window smashed

This Is Local London:

9:15am Friday 26th September 2014

People are appealing for witnesses after a car window was smashed.

Fill up on coffee and cake for Macmillan's world's biggest coffee morning

This Is Local London: MacMillan, Coffe & Cake Morning

8:40am Friday 26th September 2014

Coffee and cakes will be on offer across the town this morning as groups and organisations celebrate the world’s biggest coffee morning.

Film museum packed away after successful three months

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

An exhibition that celebrated a centenary of filmmaking has now been packed away into storage.

Strictly Come Dancing welcomed back to Elstree stage

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Elstree Studios will help to celebrate ten years of tangos and tiaras as Strictly Come Dancing returns stronger than ever with its newest all-star line-up.

Science fiction author donates book royalties to charity

This Is Local London:

3:10pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A science fiction author will donate all the royalties from his book to charity.

Plans for new sports centre to be unveiled at public exhibition

This Is Local London:

1:32pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Plans for a new sports centre will be unveiled this afternoon at the first of three public exhibitions.

One month of training left for competitive obstacle racer

This Is Local London:

1:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A competitive obstacle racer has just one month of training left before a big competition.

Cancer patients take to the catwalk for charity fashion show

This Is Local London:

10:40am Thursday 25th September 2014

The Elstree Cancer Centre was transformed into a Milan-inspired fashion house as patients took to the catwalk.

Coffee morning breaks the ice to raise more than £400

This Is Local London:

9:04am Thursday 25th September 2014

Elderly tenants raised more than £400 as part of the world’s biggest coffee morning.

Film fans and experts join walking tour of former MGM site

This Is Local London:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

More than 40 film fans joined experts on a walking tour of a former studio.

Fresh produce hailed at autumn garden show

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Flowers, fruit and vegetables went on display at an annual autumn garden show.

Railway station lifts due to open next Wednesday

This Is Local London:

2:51pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Work at a busy railway station is due to be completed by next Wednesday.

Helicopter crashes at aerodrome

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Flying enthusiasts were in shock after witnessing a helicopter crash into the ground mid-flight.

Brothers brave choppy waters as they kayak the channel

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A group of friends braved freezing temperatures as they kayaked across the English Channel for a dementia charity.

Not Morris, not Boris, so who?

This Is Local London:

11:05am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A council leader has found out he will not be standing at the next general election.

Warning reissued following 39 phone scams this month

This Is Local London:

9:20am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Police are re-issuing a warning to Hertfordshire citizens as ‘disgraceful’ fraudsters continue to conduct phone scams.

Community groups share £40,000 of council grants

This Is Local London:

6:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

More than £40,000 has been shared across community organisations in Hertsmere.

Bus cuts and a rail freight interchange top residents association meeting

This Is Local London:

9:20pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Bus service cuts and a rail freight interchange topped the agenda of a residents association meeting tonight.

Do you need any inspiration this Mitzvah Day?

This Is Local London:

5:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

With a range of challenges to choose from, there is no excuse not to get involved in this year’s Mitzvah Day.

Day centre celebrates 30 years of community service

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A day service has celebrated 30 years of service to the community with a 'brilliant' anniversary party.

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

This Is Local London:

3:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

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

Residents association to celebrate recycling centre victory at meeting tonight

This Is Local London:

1:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A residents association will meet tonight to celebrate a successful campaign and highlight current issues facing the town.

Passengers 'frustrated' after rail companies refuse to commit to end date for new lifts

This Is Local London:

11:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Passengers have continued to express their anger after Network Rail have refused to commit to an end date to work being carried out at a busy commuter station.



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