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Sunday | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Former Grammar School students reminisced about their schooldays at a recent reunion.

Ex-pupils and staff from the Borehamwood Grammar School in the 1960s met at the Cat and Fiddle Pub in Radlett to talk about the good old days and celebrate 50 years since they last met.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Drivers can have their number plates secured for free at an event today.

Theft resistant screws will be fitted to cars for free at the next PL4TE S4FE event, which will be held in the Morrisons car park, in Stirling Way, between 1pm and 4pm. PCSO Pearman from the Borehamwood and Elstree Safer Neighbourhood Team, who will be attending the event, said: "Theft of your car number plates can be very inconvenient and they can be used for criminal offences including bilking , evading speed camera fines or avoiding the congestion charges in London.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

Gary Busey arriving to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood.

The eccentric Hollywood star, who was the bookies' favourite to win the show, beat Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison to the title after receiving the most votes from the public. As he emerged from the Big Brother house to cheers from the crowd, Busey told host Emma Willis: "I know why the word 'Great' is in front of Britain."

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'Drunken yob' escapes jail

A "drunken yob", who broke a taxi driver's eye socket after downing seven pints of lager and some shots, escaped going straight to jail today. Peter Dell, 25, punched Abdec Moustaghfir repeatedly after running up a A 90 fare on a "circuitous route" from St Albans to the television studios at Elstree.

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Church-goers are being invited to attend the induction of an interim minister.

Reverend Dr Hillary Nyika will be inducted into the Borehamwood Baptist Church tomorrow afternoon, after having been the interim minister for the past year.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

A new recruit to a neighbourhood team hopes to "find the right solutions" to crime in the area.

Following a number of phone scams recently in Potters Bar, he said: "We are pleased the message about people pretending to be police officers to fraudulently obtain bank details has got out across the area. "However, in the past few days, we have had about ten reported incidents in Potters Bar and Shenley.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Recycling centre saved - but it will close for two days a week

Councillors have been asked to refuse plans to shut down a popular recycling centre - but it will still close for two days a week. More than 5,000 recyclers across the county signed the consultation, with 33 per cent of those responding from Elstree and the surrounding areas.

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Man to attend sex offenders programme after found with 36,000 indecent images

A Borehamwood man has been ordered to attend a sex offenders treatment programme after more than 36,000 indecent images of children were found on his computer. They already suspected he had been accessing the vile images and when they got to his home in Crown Road, Borehamwood and asked him directly if he had, he replied "Yes, I have."

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A university will call through Borehamwood and Radlett as it takes a trip into London.

Staff from the University of Bedfordshire will be at St. Pancras International to promote the university this week until Sunday, September 14. Stopping points along the train line to the University include Elstree & Borehamwood and Radlett, and potential new students can join staff on the journey into London to find out about their higher education options.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

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Two women have been hailed as inspirations after losing more than 11 stone between them.

Mandy Dunk, of Digswell Close, has lost five and half stone after she joined the group in February after being referred by her doctor Karen Nathan, leader of the Slimming World group held at St Michael's Church, in Brook Road, contacted the Borehamwood Times to celebrate the success of two of her women. She said the two "fantastic" ladies had been a big inspiration for the group after reaching their target weights, and wanted the pair to be recognised for their hard work and determination.

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'Borehamwood will always be in my heart' - Councillor thanks friends for surprise retirement party

Mr Butler contacted the Borehamwood Times this week after friends and colleagues organised a surprise retirement party for him over the weekend. Labour cllr Ernie Butler, who represented the Borehamwood Cowley Hill ward, will step down at the May election and will retire from all council duties.

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Teen named one of best young drivers in the country

A teen has been named one of the best young drivers in the country as part of a national driving competition - before she's even officially old enough to drive. Oonagh Peat, aged 13, from Borehamwood has been named one of the best young drivers in the country and will now progress to a national final for the title of the UK's Best Young Driver.

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Irish eyes are smiling as Mrs Brown's girl woos the judges on Strictly debut

Jennifer Gibney attends the red carpet launch for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 at Elstree Studios on September 2, 2014 in Borehamwood, England. BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: Jennifer Gibney attends the red carpet launch for "Strictly Come Dancing" 2014 at Elstree Studios on September 2, 2014 in Borehamwood, England.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Strictly Come Dancing star Caroline Flack will be cheered on by her former school in Cambridge

Programme Name: Strictly Come Dancing - TX: 07/09/2014 - Episode: Generics - Picture Shows: Caroline Flack - BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston arriving at the launch of Strictly Come Dancing, at Elstree Studios, in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

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Rotary club join centenary celebrations

A Rotary Club will add to the activities on offer in Borehamwood and Elstree as the town celebrates 100 years of filmmaking. Cooperation between the Ark Theatre and the Elstree and Borehamwood Rotary Club will give film fans a chance to see classic comedy 'School for Scoundrels '.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

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March for NHS reaches Shenley

Walkers taking part in the People's March for the NHS took a quick tea break in Shenley Tea Rooms today Walkers taking part in the People's March for the NHS took a quick tea break in Shenley Tea Rooms today as they marched between St Alban's and Edmonton. The walk wound its way along London Road, in Shenley, and also around the North of Borehamwood before it moves on towards Barnet.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

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Onesie Warriors head out on European road rally for charity

Ali Kapasi, of Balmoral Drive in Borehamwood, and friend Jinal Shah will embark on their European road rally this Saturday to raise money for charity Wishes 4 Kids.

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'The rail freight interchange will be a disaster' - town mayor adds...

'The rail freight interchange will be a disaster' - town mayor adds support to fight against government decision Town mayor Pat Strack says she fully supports the district council's claim against the plans for a huge rail freight terminal on green belt land.

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Playscheme look back on successful summer

Noah's Ark Playscheme, which is part of Hertsmere Mencap, has looked back at its successful holiday playscheme over the summer Noah's Ark Playscheme, which is part of Hertsmere Mencap, held a successful holiday playscheme over the summer at St. Teresa's School in Borehamwood.

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Exotic animals to help celebrate day service's 30th anniversary

Staff and members of the Borehamwood Multi-purpose Day Centre celebrating the launch of their Keep Safe scheme in May Staff and service users of the Borehamwood Multi Purpose Day Services, in Aycliffe Road, are inviting the public to join them for a full day to celebrate the centre's 30th anniversary.

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