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Controversial parking spaces 'may be in wrong place'  Watford Observer

The leader of a council says a set of new parking spaces 'may be in the wrong place'.

Drivers hit out at new set of parking spaces in Kings Langley  Watford Observer

Motorists have hit out at a set of new parking spaces with one describing the new scheme as 'ludicrous'.

Kings Langley continue unbeaten start at Peterborough Sports  Watford Observer

Kings Langley manager Dean Barker was pleased with a point after an entertaining 2-2 draw at Peterborough Sports last night.

55 homes in Kings Langley approved  Watford Observer

Plans to build 55 homes on a derelict site destroyed by fire have been approved. A planning officer from Dacorum Borough Council has given planning ...

New private school may not be free of failings of previous Rudolf Steiner school  Watford Observer

A new private school is unlikely to meet all standards when it opens in September, Ofsted has said. Langley Hill Independent School will open in place of the ...

A41 shut near Hemel Hempstead due to police incident  Watford Observer

The A41 was closed earlier due to an overturned van.

Wreh rescues a point for Town  Stratford upon Avon Herald

FOOTBALL. BetVictor Southern Premier Central Stratford Town 3 (Ball 6, Wilson 26, Wreh 90) Kings Langley 3 (Campbell-Mhlope 7, McKeown 19 62) Report by ...

Kings Langley stun Nuneaton Borough in league opener  Watford Observer

Dean Barker expressed his pride in his players after Kings Langley made a dream start to life in Southern League Premier Division with a memorable…

CCTV images released following thefts of fuel in Kings Langley and Watford  Watford Observer

CCTV images have been released following thefts of fuel in Kings Langley and Watford.

Pre-Season Football: Beaconsfield Town win at Bedfont Sports but Marlow suffer defeat to Kings Langley  Bucks Free Press

BEACONSFIELD Town continued their preparations for the new Evo-Stick League Premier South season after a 3-2 win at Bedfont Town on Saturday.

Boss: Duo will give Town vital experience in midfield  Stratford upon Avon Herald

FOOTBALL. BOSS Tommy Wright is hoping Ivor Lawton and Liam Hughes will be available for selection for this weekend's clash against Kings Langley to give ...

Refillable milk bottles to reduce waste? Wonder if that's been tried before...  Watford Observer

Supermarkets should allow customers to refill milk bottles in an attempt to cut down on plastic waste, a councillor suggested.

Man injured after van crashes into barrier on M25  Watford Observer

A man has been injured following a crash on the M25 this morning.

It’s been tough in the higher league, but the Peterborough Sports boss has loved every minute  Peterborough Telegraph

Peterborough Sports have dipped their toes into the hot water of step three football and manager Jimmy Dean has enjoyed every minute of it.

Morning update: Heavy traffic on M25  Times Series

Good morning.

Get down the Bee Arena and support Peterborough Sports as they continue their tough start to life in step three football  Peterborough Telegraph

Peterborough Sports tough start to their first season at step three level continues tonight (August 13, 7,45pm) when they host Kings Langley at the Bee Arena.

Peterborough Sports start and finish well to earn another home draw  Peterborough Telegraph

Peterborough Sports started and finished well as they drew their second Southern League Central Premier Division contest 2-2 with a powerful Kings Langley ...

Police appeal for help to trace missing 16-year-old Bishop's Stortford girl  Bishop's Stortford Independent

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Bishop's Stortford. Chyanne Ceasar was last seen at around 5am ...

The best 11 canal walks you can do this summer in Hertfordshire  Hertfordshire Mercury

Sometimes all you need to de-stress from the hustle and bustle of modern life is a nice walk. Rivers and canals provide some of the best settings to take a stroll, ...

Bhatt takes a six-wicket haul  Hemel Today

Hemel Hempstead Town 1sts kept within touching distance of the runners-up spot in the Championship table after a six-wicket away victory at Old Owens on ...

Back-room reshuffle for Kings as Barker’s side gets ready for season opener  Hemel Today

Richard Whitaker and Greg Lee have joined the back-room team at Kings Langley as the club gets ready to start their new season this weekend.

Search for missing teenage girl with links to Watford  Watford Observer

Police are appealing for help to trace a teenage girl who has gone missing.

Diamonds' perfect start is set for a severe test  Northamptonshire Telegraph

Andy Peaks knows AFC Rushden & Diamonds will have to come through their toughest test so far if they are to maintain their 100 per cent start to the new ...

Family success story

Last summer Fells pulled off a significant coup by taking on distribution for the Hill Smith family's Negociants portfolio. Until that...

Cyclist dies following collision on A41 near Hemel Hempstead  Watford Observer

A cyclist died soon after a crash on the A41 today (Wednesday).

Brighton defender and former QPR striker added to Bognor squad  Bognor Regis Observer

Bognor have moved quickly to boost their squad with two more players after their losing start to the season.

Travel news: Minor motorway delays and good tube service  Watford Observer

Good morning everyone, we hope you all have a good day and safe commute wherever you are travelling. Here is your travel roundup:

Area Guide: The popular Hertfordshire village of Abbots Langley  Herts Advertiser

A busy village located within a short drive of Hemel Hempstead, St Albans and Watford, Abbots Langley offers the best of both worlds.

How to cook the perfect laksa – recipe  The Guardian

There are as many recipes for laksa as there are cooks who make this fragrant Asian soup, but we've run the rule over a few and come up with our own definitive ...

Kings Langley residents slam plans for massive M25 service station on green belt land  Hemel Gazette

Building a massive motorway *service* station on green belt land will threaten the existence of Kings Langley, say residents.

Properties in conservation areas  MoneyWeek

This week: properties in conservation areas – from a 15th-century, timber-framed house in Rye, East Sussex, to a top-floor apartment in a period property in ...

Area Guide: The historic Hertfordshire village of Kings Langley  Herts Advertiser

The historic village of Kings Langley offers a pleasant community feel within easy reach of bigger towns and cities. Elisha Mans found out more about this pretty ...

Bowls round-up: Potters Bar hold colourful President's Day | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

There was a burst of colour at Potters Bar Bowls Club as they hosted their President's Day.

The Moor stay perfect as a 12th win arrives at Radlett  Hemel Today

Boxmoor kept their unbeaten streak going with a convincing 132-run away victory at second-placed Radlett 4ths on Saturday to notch their 12th win out of 12 in ...

Dad's life celebrated in Brexit-themed funeral in Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Hundreds of mourners lined the streets to pay their respects to a Brexit barmy dad – whose funeral was held on the same day Britain was meant to leave the EU.

Road closure for burst water main to cause delays in Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Church Lane closed this morning (Thursday) to allow immediate repairs to a burst water main in Kings Langley.

Herts Cricket League: Knebworth Park claim a deserved and stylish first win at Hitchin | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Knebworth Park's long wait for a victory eventually arrived and in style - as they laid neighbours Hitchin out with a devastating and deserved success.

How dropout who grew up in bedsit became a millionaire

A working class teen who grew up in a bedsit has revealed how he turned his life around to become one of the UK's youngest self-made millionaires.

Woman charged over Kings Langley crash killing elderly relative  Daily Telegraph

An Acacia Gardens woman has been charged with negligent driving after allegedly running a red light and causing a crash which killed her elderly relative.

Tractor stolen during burglary in Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the theft of a JCB tractor, which was stolen during a burglary in Kings Langley.

Marlow FC boss Mark Bartley hails Blues 'Football IQ' ahead of new season  Slough Express

Marlow's pre-season results may not have been going the way manager Mark Bartley wanted but he has 'no complaints' about his side's performanc...

Addition carriages on services from Apsley and Kings Langley  RailAdvent - Railway News

Additional carriages will be reallocated onto busy commuter services at Apsley and Kings Langley from this week, London North Western Railway has ...

Area Guide: The Hertfordshire village of Bedmond, near Abbots Langley | St Albans and Hertfordshire property news  Herts Advertiser

Immediately north of the M25 and a mile from Abbots Langley, Bedmond is a well connected village.

Kings Langley chairman Danny Perman wants to provide a sustainable future  Watford Observer

The new chairman of Kings Langley Danny Perman thinks the club need to stabilise and become sustainable before any realistic push for promotion can…

Uproar in Milton Keynes over ‘disastrous’ redevelopment plan in Bletchley  Milton Keynes Citizen

A plan to redevelop part of the shopping town centre of Bletchley has caused uproar among businesses and residents.

Appeal to find wanted man with links to Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a man who is wanted in connection with sexual assault and witness intimidation.

Uproar in Bletchley over 'disastrous' redevelopment plan in Queensway  MKFM

A plan to redevelop part of the shopping town centre of Bletchley has caused uproar among businesses and residents.

Police investigating pub break-ins in Kings Langley and Nash Mills  Watford Observer

Burglars have targeted two pubs and stolen a car from a driveway this week.

Additional charges laid after passenger dies in hospital after crash - Kings Langley  Mirage News

Additional charges have now been laid after a passenger died in hospital following a crash in Sydney's west earlier this month. Emergency Services were...

'An exciting time' for Dean Barker to take over as Kings Langley manager  Watford Observer

It would not be unreasonable to expect a club that finished one point and one position outside the play-offs last season to be targeting a place in…

Firework display to be held in memory of Kings Langley shopkeeper Christopher 'John' Paddon  Watford Observer

A shopkeeper known throughout the village he grew up for his firework displays has died aged 80.

Three Rivers council refuses planning permission for car park in Kings Langley greenbelt  Watford Observer

Councillors unanimously refused permission for a car park which had already been built on greenbelt land.

Dean Barker appointed new Kings Langley manager  Watford Observer

New Kings Langley manager Dean Barker has been described as the “perfect fit” for the club.

Detailed plan for M25 Moto service station near Kings Langley released  St Albans & Harpenden Review

A consultation on a major new motorway *service* station on Green Belt land will begin today.

Kings Langley group take to Facebook in opposition to Moto  Watford Observer

A Facebook poll measuring the public's appetite for a new *service* station on Green Belt land has gained hundreds of responses.

Nine people charged with speeding in this week's court lists  Watford Observer

Court lists, 24th July-2nd August, 2019.

Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley: Mother tells how her son was forced to read a “very racial” poem about a gay monkey every week for a year  Hemel Gazette

Denis McCarthy was accused of victimising a student from an ethnic minority background by making him read out a poem about a gay monkey every week for a ...

Two injured after three-car collision in Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Two people suffered injuries in a three-car collision this morning in Kings Langley High Street.

M25 crash near Kings Langley injures two people  BBC News

The incident, involving two cars and a lorry, happened just before midday.

Steve Conroy has left his post as manager of Kings Langley over a financial disagreement  Watford Observer

Kings Langley have announced the departure of manager Steve Conroy following a disagreement over club finances.

Who is Andron Georgiou? The Middlesbrough trialist who scored in Bishop Auckland win  Hartlepool Mail

Middlesbrough handed a start to 19-year-old trialist Andronicos (Andron) Georgiou during Saturday's 7-1 friendly win over Bishop Auckland – but who is he?

Former Welwyn boss Barker is taking the reins at Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Kings Langley have appointed Dean Barker as their new boss.

Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley: Former teacher denies sexual assault in classroom  Hemel Gazette

A private school teacher has denied inappropriate behaviour including a sexual assault on a pupil, at a professional hearing this week.

Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley: Former student tells hearing she was sexually assaulted in classroom  Hemel Gazette

A teenage girl broke down in tears on Monday when she told a hearing how her teacher had sexually assaulted her when she was 10 years old.

Latest M25, M3, M23 and A3 traffic updates for hottest day of year - recap  Surrey Live

Follow the live blog below for the latest traffic updates for all the major motorway routes and key roads in Surrey. Weather forecasters predict that Thursday (July ...

Kings Langley and Berkhamsted Raiders will ground-share as part of new partnership  Watford Observer

Kings Langley Football Club has announced a new ground-sharing partnership with neighbouring Berkhamsted Raiders.

Kings Langley station to get 'Access for All' funding  Watford Observer

Kings Langley station has been chosen for “vital upgrades” to make it more accessible within five years.

Double success for Welwyn Hatfield Volleyball Club on trip to Kings Langley  Welwyn Hatfield Times

There was a double success for Welwyn Hatfield Volleyball Club on their trip to Kings Langley to play Vale.

London Northwestern Railway considering changes to trains at Kings Langley and Apsley after commuter chaos  Watford Observer

Train operator London Northwestern Railway has said it is "seriously considering" whether it can increase capacity on the morning services at Kings Langley ...

Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley: Teacher tells of his unblemished record at misconduct hearing  Hemel Gazette

A teacher who is accused of inappropriate behaviour, including sexual assaulting a pupil, began giving his testimony this week at a professional conduct panel.

Tributes pour in for Kings Langley FC fan Matt Allcock who has died aged 46  Watford Observer

Tributes have poured in for a superfan who has died at the age of 46.

Rudolf Steiner School Kings langley teacher banned: Details of the allegations  Hemel Gazette

During a three-week hearing a range of allegations were made against Denis McCarthy, relating to six different students.

Kings Langley service station 'will contribute to child respiratory problems'  Watford Observer

Air pollution and extra traffic are the top concerns of parents of pupils at a school close to a proposed new motorway *service* station.

Live M25 traffic: 12-mile queues after MAJOR crash causes delays  Essex Live

Police and Highways England officers are at the scene.

Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley: Staff and parents asking for cash so that troubled school can re-open  Hemel Gazette

Bosses at a school which has had to close twice since last summer are asking for donations so that they can re-open it for a THIRD time. A group of parents and ...

Conservatives hold Kings Langley and Bovingdon seats and control of Dacorum Borough Council  Watford Observer

Conservatives held on to control of Dacorum Borough Council - but with the loss of 14 seats to the Liberal Democrats.

Shock and 'regret' at Welwyn Garden City as Dean Barker leaves for Kings Langley  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Welwyn Garden City's summer plans have been thrown into turmoil after the shock departure of manager Dean Barker.

Strong winds bring tree down onto car in Kings Langley  Watford Observer

A tree has fallen this morning crushing the back of a parked car.

Major issues on Euston Watford line after signal failure  Harrow Times

A signal failure is causing major disruption for passengers travelling via Watford Junction this evening.

Kings Langley FC remember Matt Allcock who died at the age of 46  Watford Observer

More than a thousand people turned out to remember an “inspirational number one fan” who died after he collapsed last weekend.

Reject plans to build service station, say transport bosses  Watford Observer

Transport bosses have warned against a new *service* station on the M25 because of fears surrounding a surge in traffic. And an MP has added his voice to those ...

Woman, 80s, dies after crash on M25 near Kings Langley  Watford Observer

An elderly woman who was taken to hospital after a crash on the M25 yesterday has died.

New shop opens at Kings Langley centre  Hemel Gazette

Mayor of Dacorum Rosie Sutton officially opened the new shop at Kings Langley's Waterside Centre.

Police seek couple after Kings Langley theft  Watford Observer

Police have released an image of two people they would like to speak to in relation to a theft.

Taunton Town v Kings Langley: Southern League Premier Division South preview  Somerset County Gazette

TAUNTON Town head of football Rob Dray says the Peacocks face “four cup finals” from now until the end of the season.

Kings Langley & District Residents Association worried M25 service station will pollute Green Belt  Watford Observer

A community interest group strongly opposed to the construction of a new *service* station is encouraging people to respond to a consultation.

“We hope to re-open in September,” say Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley (RSSKL) was a £9,857-a-year private school which was forced to shut after a number of issues with safeguarding and ...

Family pay tribute to 'caring' gran killed in M25 crash near Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

The family of a 80-year-old woman who died in a crash on the M25 have paid tribute to their “guiding light”. Josephine Cairns was killed following the collision ...

Elderly woman dies after four-vehicle M25 crash near Kings Langley blocked road for eight hours  Hertfordshire Mercury

An elderly woman has sadly died following a fatal crash in Hertfordshire on the M25. The four-vehicle crash happened shortly before midday on Wednesday ...

Kings Langley service station planning decision to take another 30 days  Watford Observer

A *service* station that would be built on the Green Belt will take another 30 days to come up with a decision - because the applicant changed its…

Kings Langley stay in play-off hunt with Merthyr Town win  Watford Observer

A fine Mitchell Weiss finish was enough for Kings Langley to remain firmly in the play-off hunt and put a dent in Merthyr Town's hopes of a…

Teacher accused of inappropriate behaviour involving girl, 10, at Rudolf Steiner School in Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

A teacher who has been accused of pushing a 10-year-old girl up against a classroom wall, and pulling her underwear and leggings when they were alone in a ...

Familiar names return for Kings as they gear up for the upcoming season  Hemel Today

King Langley are getting ready for the start of the new BetVictor Southern League Premier Division Central campaign, which kicks off in ten days' time.

Abbots Langley and West Herts A reach Watford Observer Shield semi-finals  Watford Observer

Holders Abbots Langley are one more win away from a potential successful defence of their Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield title after a…

Steiner School exclusive: The background of how and why the school closed  Hemel Gazette

Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley shut its doors last May 2018, following a saga which lasted years. The story began in December 2016, when Ofsted ...

Kings Langley beat Wimborne Town to sit outside play-offs on goal difference alone  Watford Observer

Kings Langley know a point against Hartley Wintney tomorrow will be enough to move them into the Evo-stik South Premier Division South play-off zone…

Herts crews called to Kings Langley house fire - and find 'cannabis farm'  Watford Observer

A suspected “cannabis farm” was discovered at a house when fire crews were called to tackle a blaze on New Year's Eve. Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue *Service* ...

Elderly Abbots Langley residents given 30 days before care home closes  Watford Observer

Nine elderly women have been given a month to find a new place to live after their care provider said their building posed “significant” safety…

Kings Langley teenager to perform with top ballet troupe  Hemel Gazette

A Kings Langley teenager has been named as one of the new Young Cast members in Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet, which premieres next year.

Lottery winner Edward Putman of Kings Langley denies faking ticket  Watford Observer

A man accused of forging a lottery ticket to scoop a £2.5 million jackpot will stand trial in April.

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