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

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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

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9:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A new family game show will be filmed in Borehamwood.

Spooky themed Halloween event

This Is Local London:

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

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

A volunteer for the police force has been awarded for his public service.

Just the Ticket: October 17, 2014

This Is Local London: 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.

Man faces jail after sexual assault conviction

This Is Local London: 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 (aside from her 80 sheep)?

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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

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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

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5:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

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

CCTV released of man wanted in connection with attack

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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?

This Is Local London:

3:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014

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

Super slimmers hold Christmas party

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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

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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.

Harperbury Free School meeting cancelled

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

9:16am Thursday 16th October 2014

Teachers and governors at a free school that was due to open in September have cancelled a meeting about its future.

'These children deserve the best' - chairman of governors looks back on 14 happy years

This Is Local London:

5:24pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A father who stepped into the role of school governor after the previous chairman won the lottery is retiring after 14 years.

Army cadets on the lookout for new members

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

An army cadet force is hoping to give more young people the chance to “achieve and be inspired”.

Disabled people take part in sports tournaments

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

People proved their disabilities would not stop them from taking part in sport at an event.

Consultation on post office move

This Is Local London: Sunday opening hours piloted at Darlington Post Office delivery office

11:10am Wednesday 15th October 2014

People can have their say on whether a post office should be moved to a supermarket.

Step back in time at vintage fair

This Is Local London:

9:14am Wednesday 15th October 2014

People can step back into the past at a series of vintage fairs.

Careless police officers spend £8,000 filling up cars with wrong type of fuel

This Is Local London:

5:10pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Careless police officers have wasted more than £8,000 of taxpayers' money in the past three years by filling up with the wrong type of fuel.

Hertsmere Borough Council given £40,000 to create new homes

This Is Local London:

2:56pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Hertsmere Borough Council’s housebuilding plans will get a boost thanks to a grant of £40,000.

Frankie & Benny's approved amid fears it would be 'very intrusive'

This Is Local London: Frankie & Benny's bids for place at new Monks Cross site

12:51pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A restaurant chain was given permission to sell alcohol and stay open late despite neighbours' fears.

Highway repair schemes cancelled

This Is Local London:

11:10am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A list of 142 cancelled highways repair projects has been released by the county council after it came under criticism for not keeping people informed about which work was being deferred.

Best for business

This Is Local London:

9:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Business people came together to share their skills when the Best Business Expo returned to Borehamwood.

Householders to fight 'inconsiderate' restaurant plans

This Is Local London: Frankie & Benny's bids for place at new Monks Cross site

5:30pm Monday 13th October 2014

Householders will fight “inconsiderate” plans to allow a new restaurant to serve alcohol opposite their homes at a meeting tomorrow.

Health workers take strike action

This Is Local London:

3:02pm Monday 13th October 2014

NHS staff walked out in protest against a government "attack on pay".

Met Office warns of heavy rain today across south west Hertfordshire

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Monday 13th October 2014

The Met Office has warned of heavy rain today across south west Hertfordshire.

Photographs to mark school's 75th anniversary

This Is Local London: The exhibition is being held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the opening the first, and in the War the only, secondary school in Boreham Wood.

11:20am Monday 13th October 2014

Photographs of a school that opened 75 years ago today will go on display.

Delays on M25 due to crash

This Is Local London: Heavy traffic on M25 near Oprington

9:44am Monday 13th October 2014

Drivers face delays this morning on the M25 due to flooding and collision investigation work by police.

Ask questions about Aldenham Country Park at meeting

This Is Local London: Aldenham Country Park could be “lost forever” after Hertfordshire County Council this week confirmed it would begin shutting down its facilities on the premises

8:53am Monday 13th October 2014

A group responsible for running a popular farm is holding its general meeting.

Aycliffe Road Post Office to unveil new look today

This Is Local London: Second class service: Borehamwood's main post office was closed from last Thursday to Wednesday after a set of keys were stolen

6:00am Monday 13th October 2014

A modernised post office will unveil its new look today.

More than 15,000 expected at Diwali celebrations

This Is Local London: Bhaktivedanta Manor

8:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Thousands of people from all over the UK will come together this month to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights.

Competitive choirs wanted for Mayor's competition

This Is Local London:

7:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

Talented school choirs will have the chance to perform at Elstree Studios if they win a choral competition.

Daughter pays respects to father in Eindhoven visit

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

The daughter of a former guardsman paid her respects to her father on a visit to the Netherlands.

Just the Ticket: October 10, 2014

This Is Local London: Your guide to the best of what's on this week in the area

3:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

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

Runner takes on half marathon for charity

This Is Local London:

12:40pm Friday 10th October 2014

A runner will take on a half marathon to help grant the wishes of seriously ill children.

NHS group support flu vaccine campaign

This Is Local London: My mum died from a heroin overdose - I thought all adults used drugs

9:30am Friday 10th October 2014

Doctors are encouraging people to get their flu vaccination this month.

Thanksgiving service to be held for Brownies past and present

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Brownies past and present are invited to take part in a service of thanksgiving this weekend.

Pupils find their inner dragons at Parkside Primary School

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Schoolchildren were on fire yesterday as they prepared to do battle in their very own Dragon's Den.

Six vehicle pile up on A1 Barnet Bypass

This Is Local London:

3:04pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Part of the A1 has been closed after a six vehicle pile up left a person trapped in their vehicle.

New pastor welcomed at St Paul's church

This Is Local London:

2:08pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A church installed its new pastor at a special welcome service.

Aldenham entrepreneur faces her toughest challenge yet on The Apprentice

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A business graduate will be among the candidates in the upcoming series of The Apprentice.

'Pungent' stench from composting site making life 'unbearable'

This Is Local London:

12:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The “pungent” smell from a composting site has made life “unbearable”.

A1 closed after diesel spill

This Is Local London:

11:31am Thursday 9th October 2014

A road has been closed due to a large diesel spill.

Much loved football fan dies age 52

This Is Local London:

10:09am Thursday 9th October 2014

A family has paid tribute to a much loved brother and uncle.

Council manager thanked for saving first-time mum

This Is Local London:

8:40am Thursday 9th October 2014

A first-time mother has thanked the council for rescuing her in the pouring rain.

Plans for new graveyard to be recommended for refusal

This Is Local London:

6:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Plans to turn a shooting ground into a graveyard will be recommended for refusal a second time.

Hospital's parking rules 'treat able bodied better than disabled'

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Disabled drivers have accused a hospital of “diabolical” treatment after new rules forcing them to register their blue badges before parking were introduced.

Keen quizzers wanted for Rotary quiz night

This Is Local London:

5:14pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

General knowledge buffs will be treated to a fish and chip supper at quiz night this weekend.

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