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Guided tour on film history

Sun, 09/10/2016 - 10:32am
Earlier this year a project to improve and develop a woodland walk was given funding to allow it to go ahead.
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Taut thriller with gasp-out-loud narrative twist

Sun, 09/10/2016 - 10:01am
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (15, 112 mins) Thriller/Romance/Action. Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Edgar Ramirez, Allison Janney, Laura Prepon. Director: Tate Taylor.
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Secrets of codebreakers

Sun, 09/10/2016 - 9:26am
Gwendoline Page was 14 years old when World War II broke out. A pupil at Queen Elizabeth School for Girls in Barnet, she lived in Borehamwood, which was on the way to and from several Nazi targets in London.
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Talk of Kenneth Branagh directing a new Murder on the Orient Express took me back to the 1974 film

Sun, 09/10/2016 - 8:46am
I have just read an announcement that took my mind back 42 years to a set visit at Elstree Studios. I understand Kenneth Branagh is to direct and star in a remake of Murder On The Orient Express, with himself taking on the role of the master sleuth Hercule Poirot. The all-star cast will include Judi Dench, Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer to name just a few.
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Warnings issued over 'clown craze' sweeping Hertfordshire

Sun, 09/10/2016 - 7:00am
Hertfordshire Police has warned about a clown craze that has seen masked individuals intimidate the public.
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Police issue warnings over 'clown craze' sweeping UK

Sun, 09/10/2016 - 7:00am
People dressed as clowns have been involved in a spate of incidents across the UK prompting police forces to issue warnings about the so-called 'clown craze' trend.
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Are you smarter than an eight-year-old? Surprisingly tricky quiz pits your IT knowledge against that of a primary school child

Sat, 08/10/2016 - 8:00am
Technology develops faster every year - and youngsters always keep up with it easily.
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Six things you can do thanks to the Jubilee line Night Tube

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 4:37pm
With the Jubilee line set to become the third line to adopt the Night Tube service tonight, relying on a lengthy night bus or taxi at the end of the night will no longer be an issue.
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Leavesden and Borehamwood are not London: Mayor of London advised to brush up on cinema history

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 4:30pm
The Mayor of London has been advised to brush up on his cinema history after claiming celluloid classics for the capital that were actually filmed in Hertfordshire.
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'Thank you for your understanding' - helpful neighbour gets parking fine cancelled

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 3:00pm
A man living in High Barnet has welcomed the ‘wonderful’ news a parking fine he received while helping out a neighbour has been cancelled.
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£500 is up for grabs as voting reopens for our ‘In Edgware We Care’ campaign - Who wins? You decide!

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 2:40pm
Last month we announced that nominations were once again open for our ‘In Edgware We Care’ campaign, which offers £500 worth of shopping centre vouchers to grassroots groups and charities.
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Man wanted for criminal damage

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 2:18pm
A Potters Bar man is wanted by police for criminal damage.
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Last chance to comment on Ark Academy plans closing in

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 2:09pm
The deadline is approaching for Barnet residents to have their say on controversial plans for a new school on the site of Barnet FC’s old Underhill Stadium.
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London Hat Week launches today

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 1:00pm
Designs inspired by David Bowie, Van Gogh and Lord of the Rings will go on display as Coventry University London opens this year’s London Hat Week exhibition.
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Stabber gets 10 years for manslaughter

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 12:17pm
A West Finchley man found guilty of stabbing another man to death in Woodside Park has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
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Ten worst cases of fly tipping have been revealed

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 12:00pm
Ten of the worst cases of fly tipping have been revealed as part of a major campaign to raise awareness of the crime as it increases.
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Chickenshed’s new production Kindertransport explores devastating impact of Second World War

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 11:39am
Chickenshed Theatre Company's thought-provoking new production, Kindertransport, explores the devastating impact left by World War Two while also bearing resonance to current issues affecting the world today.
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Welcome to a 24-hour Barnet - Night Tube start date for Northern line announced

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 11:27am
The Night Tube is coming to Barnet as Sadiq Khan announces the 24-hour service’s start date on the Northern line.
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'Anorexia is an evil, devious illness, not a choice': eating disorder specialists receive funding

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 11:00am
Eating disorders in Hertfordshire are on the rise, so to cope the services have received £600,000 in funding.
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A top selection of hats

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 11:00am
In celebration of London Hat Week which commences today (Oct 6) we have found a host of crowning glories to keep you ahead of the competition.
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