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Attempted burglary at flat in Borehamwood

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 2:13pm
Police are investigating an attempted burglary which happened yesterday.
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LISTEN: 'Hello? Ambulance? My goldfish is drowning': Ambulance service asks people to think before calling 999

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 12:00pm
The public are being urged to think before calling 999 after the ambulance service released examples of the strangest calls it has received.
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Woman planned her suicide in a meticulous way, inquest hears

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 12:00pm
A woman planned her own death in a “meticulous way” an inquest heard.
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RMT: Southern strike will be suspended if talks without pre-conditions are agreed to

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 8:56am
Strikes by Southern Railway workers set for Thursday and Friday will be suspended if the company agrees to urgent talks without pre-conditions, the union at the centre of the dispute has offered.
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Eurostar workers to stage seven days of strike action

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 8:11am
Eurostar rail workers are to take seven days of strike action over two weekends this month in a dispute over work/life balance.
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Hundreds of deaths of sectioned patients may not have been reported to coroner

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 7:37am
The deaths of hundreds of patients sectioned under the Mental Health Act may not have been investigated properly, it has emerged.
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South west Hertfordshire set for heatwave and thunderstorms

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 4:36pm
A heatwave with scorching temperatures could last until August bank holiday weekend, according to forecasters.
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Eight point conciliatory offer revealed over long running rail dispute

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 3:07pm
A plan which could have brought a long running dispute between Southern Railway and members of the RMT to an end has been revealed.
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Dangerous cyclist cause problems for neighbours

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 1:27pm
Cyclists riding inconsiderately and dangerous are causing problems for residents.
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Book review: Beside Myself by Ann Morgan

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 9:40am
‘Out in the garden, sunlight blaring. Ellie lumbering after. Run along you two and don’t get into mischief. The leaves of the apple tree blotching us with shadows. Away from the dark house with the curtains pulled shut. The cushions huddling. The mumbles and sighs that boil up into yells and sobs at the sight of water rings from the bottom of a glass. A manner missed. Not me – it’s always Ellie. Never my fault. I’m the good one because I was born first.’
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Striking workers to protest over 'sabotaged' Southern Railway deal

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 8:46am
Striking rail workers are to stage a protest outside the Department for Transport amid claims that the Government has put a "blockade" on talks to end a row over the role of conductors.
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Woman trapped in overturned car

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 12:06pm
A woman is trapped inside her car after it overturned.
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Application to quadruple size of composting site

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 12:00pm
Neighbours have raised concerns about plans to almost quadruple the size of a composting site.
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Rail passengers waking up to week of strike chaos

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 8:21am
Workers on Southern Railway are "solidly supporting" the start of a five-day strike which will cause travel misery for hundreds of thousands of passengers.
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Man taken to hospital following car crash

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 7:36am
A man was taken to hospital following a car crash.
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No safe houses for male victims of domestic abuse across Hertfordshire despite increase in reports

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 7:00am
Cases of men reporting domestic abuse have more than doubled across the county – but there are no safe houses or refuges for victims to escape to.
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Harrow East MP welcomes new accountancy firm to Elstree

Sun, 07/08/2016 - 12:00pm
An award-winning national accountancy firm has opened its new head office in Centennial Park, Elstree.
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Saying goodbye to Mrs Mangel, and the man who voiced Postman Pat

Sun, 07/08/2016 - 8:59am
Hello everyone, it is nice to have your company again as we amble together down memory lane to visit all our yesteryears. It is great when I hear from readers of all ages saying they enjoy these memories, so, as the old saying goes, nostalgia never dates.
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It's Olympic fever - that's why I'll be lying on the sofa in my underwear watching it

Sat, 06/08/2016 - 8:51am
WITH the 31st summer Olympiad upon us, Brazil is mired in political unrest coupled with concern over the Zika virus.
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SENTENCING: Hertsmere Borough Councillor given suspended sentence

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 7:28pm
Hertsmere Borough Councillor David Burcombe has been given a three month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months.
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