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19 hrs ago | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Great names who have been part of Elstree's screen heritage

Sadly, four of the studios have been demolished, but luckily both the BBC Elstree Centre - the town's oldest dream factory - and Elstree Studios - the second oldest - are both very busy and have exciting plans for the future.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Watford Observer

Fears planned dump closure could to lead to fly-tipping surge in Bushey

Residents are concerned that plans to close recycling sites and reduce opening hours by 44 percent will cause increased flytipping.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

A national mental illness charity is to run a free course for carers of people with mental illness.

The course, organised by Rethink Mental Illness is designed to give family members and friends a better understanding of mental illness, the law and the mental health system.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Hispanic Business

Action! A golden age dawns as top film-makers flock to British...

In the following decades, film studios such as Pinewood and Elstree became hives of cinematic activity.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

The man who was the voice of Captain Scarlett

This week it is a bit of a pot pourri column as thoughts enter my mind after a few drinks and several hours enjoying the sun in my garden.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Councillors put estimated journey times to the test in protest against recycling centre closure

FAQs released to coincide with the consultation state that during off peak hours, it would take 15 minutes to drive the 7.7 miles to the Potters Bar centre, rising to 28 minutes one-way during peak hours.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Independent

The Fault In Our Stars bench theft shocks fans of John Green's bestselling novel

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Watford Observer

'Exceptional' Radlett teen, Yoni Stone, nominated for award for A 40,000 charity fundraising efforts

An "exceptional" teenager from Radlett has been nominated for an award after raising nearly A 40,000 for charity in two years.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Borehamwood Times: Peter Gillett outside one of the dilapidated classrooms

Hertswood Academy displayed its plans for the new three-storey building, which will house 1,400 pupils, at a recent exhibition.

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Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Offenburg band concert was 'highlight' of festival

The 62-member band, Rammersweier Musikverein, arrived in Borehamwood on Thursday and have since attended a number of events along with putting on a concert A visit from a German band has been called the "highlight of this year's festival" after their charity concert.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Businesses have called on the Government to tackle congestion on a busy road in an open letter.

The letter, to secretary of state for transport Patrick McLoughlin MP, is calling for a share of A 15bn of government funding to fund improvements to the A1 .

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

South Wales Argus

Couch Potato: Call time on this dull and repetitive format

Emma Willis at the Big Brother house at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, at the start of the latest series of the Channel 5 programme.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Creative talents displayed in flower and arts show

The creative talents of the town displayed their work as part of this year's festival with the Flower Show and Schools Art Show.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

A German band will descend on the town tomorrow to take part in the festival celebrations.

Organised by the Borehamwood and Elstree Twin Town Association, the 55-piece wind band from Germany will arrive in the town tomorrow afternoon.

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Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Town's stars perform at Elstree and Borehamwood's Got Talent

Gabby Niman, of Malden Road, won the competition last year after she sang Demi Lovato's Skyscraper to a packed audience Fans of reality television talent shows will be in for a treat as the talent of the town performs for a panel of judges.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

A glimpse inside care homes

A number of residential homes across Borehamwood took part in the event, putting on a range of activities for visitors and care home residents to enjoy.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

More than 100 people rolled up their sleeves to give blood at a charity's 59th donor session.

Face painting and a bouncy castle were also available, providing a crA che for children while the 17-65 year olds donated blood.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Classic vehicles from the last century glistened in the sun at the town festival's vintage car show.

Replicas of vehicles from the film "Quadrophenia", Mini Coopers and classic Jaguars were just some of the exhibits on show at Maxwell Park Community centre, In Maxwell Road.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

An Academy is releasing their plans for a new school building in an exhibition today.

Hertswood Academy currently has two sites for its schools- the upper site located in Thrift Farm Lane, with a lower site in Cowley Hill.

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Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Council hope to work with businesses affected by road closures

Pub owners Joseph and Andrew Dennison-McCarey contacted The Borehamwood Times about their loss of business since the roadworks in Watford Road started on June 9. Both The Fishery Pub and Aldenham Country Park have been affected by the road closures, which are being carried out as part of the Elstree Crossroads scheme.

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