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Major delays on M25 near Watford due to overrunning roadworks  Borehamwood Times

There are major delays on the M25 in Hertfordshire this morning.

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 ...

'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…

Kings Langley sign two-year extension to Orbital Fasteners kit deal  Watford Observer

Kings Langley have extended their kit sponsorship deal with Orbital Fasteners by two years.

Watford Haidery thrash Abbots Langley in Watford Observer Shield final  Watford Observer

A destructive display of batting power propelled Watford Haidery to their first Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield triumph for 30 years as holders Abbots ...

David Gauke MP defeats moves against him in his local party  Hemel Today

South West Hertfordshire MP David Gauke has defeated a motion of no confidence that was brought against him within his local branch of the Conservative ...

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…

Royston Town's 2019/20 Southern League Premier Central Division fixtures revealed  Royston Crow

Royston Town will start their Southern League Premier Central Division at home to Alvechurch on August 10.

Rival M25 service station plans submitted  Watford Observer

Plans have been submitted for a rival motorway *service* station on the M25.

Justice Secretary David Gauke defeats no-confidence vote  BBC News

Leave.EU wanted to "claim our first cabinet scalp" but local Tories supported David Gauke.

School matron "inspired" to take part in MMA charity event  Watford Observer

By James Cowen and Tom Jackson.

Nostalgia: People remember 'Mr Watford' in June 1970  Watford Observer

A snapshot of life in June 1970. Lodge is demolished. Watford Borough Library records department is anxious to hear from anyone who has an old picture of the ...

Lowestoft Town FC 2019/2020 fixture list released | Lowestoft Town FC News  Lowestoft Journal

The Lowestoft Town management team of Jamie Godbold, left, and assistant Andy Reynolds, right, ahead of the new season. Picture: Lowestoft Town FC.

Burnham FC manager Paul Shone wants his side to compete 'at the right end of the table'  Windsor Express

Burnham manager Paul Shone is confident his side can get the work they need done over the summer to be competitive at the right end of the Hellenic League ...

Clash at Barwell first up for Diamonds  Northamptonshire Telegraph

AFC Rushden & Diamonds will kick-off the new BetVictor Southern League Premier Division Central season with a trip to Barwell on Saturday, August 10.

A Fresh Start for Laing+Simmons Kings Langley | Kings Park  Elite Agent

Sales executives Garry Cooper and Greg Cameron will take the reins of the business that operates in the Kings Langley and Kings Park areas. Garry Cooper is ...

South-west Hertfordshire councils failed to collect £6 million in council tax  St Albans & Harpenden Review

Councils across south Hertfordshire failed to collect more than £6 million of council tax in the latest tax year.

Fire breaks out at Warner Bros Studios - recap  Watford Observer

The fire *service* were called just before 11.30pm last night (Wednesday, July 10) to reports of a blaze at the studios. Hertfordshire County Council, which is ...

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.

Kings Langley physie group does pyjama jam to raise funds for kids in foster care  Daily Telegraph

A Kings Langley dance group will don their pyjamas and jam to raise funds for a good cause next week. Club 2000 Physie and Dance will wear their sleepwear ...

JZM Porsche | PH Meets  Pistonheads.com

Kings Langley was once home to Plantagenet royalty. Now its notable for a different sort of palace... | PistonHeads.

Comrades will compete in Herts Charity Cup this term  Hemel Gazette

The first cup draw ahead of the new season was released last week, with Berkhamsted FC earning the honour of being the only step-four side to make the Herts ...

Woman charged over Kings Langley crash which left elderly passenger critically injured  Daily Telegraph

A woman who allegedly ran through a red light in Kings Langley and caused a crash which critically injured her elderly passenger, has been charged.

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.

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.

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.

Team GB announces selected athletes for the Baku 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival  Team GB

Team GB will take 44 young stars of Olympic sport to the Baku 2019 European Olympic Festival (EYOF) later this month after the full squad was announced ...

Police charge woman after crash - Kings Langley  Mirage News

A woman has been charged following an investigation into a two-car crash in Sydney's west on the weekend. About 8.40am (Saturday 7 July 2019), a...

Sea Lion Swimming Club in Watford marks 60 years  Hillingdon Times

A swimming club for disabled people celebrated its 60 year anniversary with a funday to mark the occasion.

Tring's MP faces vote of no confidence  Mix 96

A meeting is being held against David Gauke this evening.

Jailed in Hertfordshire: The stories of the criminals who have been put behind bars in 2019 so far  Hertfordshire Mercury

There have been lots of high profile cases hitting the headlines already this year keeping Hertfordshire's courts busy. Plenty of criminals across the county have ...

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.

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…

Windsor FC reveal pre-season fixtures - Photo 1 of 1  Maidenhead Advertiser

Royalists fans won't need to wait too much longer to see their side get back out on the pitch as Windsor FC announced their pre-season fixtures in prepara...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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

Kings Langley have appointed Dean Barker as their new boss.

St Albans Striders keep the pressure up at the top of the Midweek Road Race League  Herts Advertiser

St Albans Striders faced strong competition for round two of the Midweek Road Race League fixture in Royston.

Detailed plan for M25 Moto service station near Kings Langley released  Watford Observer

A consultation on a major new motorway *service* station on Green Belt land will begin today. Moto Hospitality Limited submitted an outline planning application ...

Radlett take Harpenden win as sides continue to battle at opposite ends of the table  Herts Advertiser

Radlett cruised to an eight-wicket victory away to Harpenden to keep the pressure on the leaders of the Herts Cricket League Premier Division.

M25 crash near Kings Langley injures two people  BBC News

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

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.

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.

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.

Marlow FC: The Blues take on Kuwait in one of most unexpected encounters of pre-season  Bucks Free Press

MARLOW took on the Kuwait national team at Bisham Abbey on Friday in one of the most unexpected encounters of pre-season, writes Rob Stevens.

Hartley's village clash with King's Langley ends in defeat  Basingstoke Gazette

A CLASH between the two village teams in the Southern League Premier South saw Kings Langley come up trumps and strengthened their play-off chances,…

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 ...

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.

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.

Kings Langley Parish Council presents community awards  Watford Observer

Outstanding achievements by hard working villagers have been recognised.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hunton Bridge Hill closed all week  Hillingdon Times

A road will be closed for the rest of the week to allow the installation of some cables.

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.

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.

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.

“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 ...

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 ...

Sporting won't shy away from tough start, says boss Brendan Kelly  Bromsgrove Advertiser

BOSS Bren Kelly is ready to embrace Bromsgrove Sporting's tough start to the new season.

Police called to crash in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Police are hunting for someone who ran off after a crash just before midday today.

Campaign to Protect Rural England objects to proposed M25 service station  Watford Observer

A national group - Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) - has objected to the proposal to build an M25 *service* station near Kings Langley.

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.

Kings Langley's clash with Hartley Wintney postponed  Watford Observer

The weather has scuppered Kings Langley's hopes of moving into the Evo-Stik South Premier Division South play-offs tonight after their clash with…

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 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…

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.

New service station in Kings Langley will create 200 jobs says Moto  Watford Observer

A motorway *service* operator has said a *service* station proposal on Green Belt land would create 200 new jobs.

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.

LIVE BLOG: Taunton Town v Kings Langley at the Viridor Stadium  Somerset County Gazette

Taunton Town v Kings Langley (ko 3pm) - clash of two Evo-Stik Southern League play-off contenders at the Viridor Stadium.

Roadworks on A41 near Kings Langley causing delays  Watford Observer

Drivers face delays to their journeys for more than two weeks due to the installation of new traffic lights.

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 ...

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.

Possible traffic light failure at M25/A41 roundabout near Kings Langley  Watford Observer

There are major delays at a busy roundabout this morning, believed to be because of a traffic light failure.

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…

School’s out forever, as Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley sees ‘takeover’ deal collapse  Hemel Gazette

Parents at a scandal-riven school were told it will not re-open after all - less than one month before the start of term. Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley ...

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 ...

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town defeat Kings Langley at Viridor Stadium  Somerset County Gazette

TAUNTON Town moved back into second place in the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division South table, after Saturday's 2-1 win at home to Kings…

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…

Rape suspect Joseph McCann was not in Ford Mondeo that crashed in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Rape suspect Joseph McCann was not in a car that crashed as it was chased by police.

VIDEO: Masked burglars steal safe from home in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Video footage of two burglars who smashed their way into a home with hammers has been released.

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.

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.

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* ...

Kings Langley man charged in connection with £2.5m lottery fraud  Hemel Gazette

Edward Putman, aged 53, and from Station Road, Kings Langley was charged with fraud by false representation following an alleged fraudulent claim of a lottery ...

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.

Rudolf Steiner School selling village houses in Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

A £9,857-a-year school which was forced to close earlier this year is in the process of selling its properties. Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley (RSSKL) is ...

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 ...

Pictures released of fire damage where cannabis factory was found  Watford Observer

Here are the charred remains of a garage fire at a house where a suspected cannabis factory was discovered on New Year's Eve.

Kings Langley father Christmas comes back to town  Watford Observer

A woman has hosted a light show at her house to carry on a tradition that her father created.

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.

Memorial football match today for Kings Langley FC 'superfan' Matt Allcock  Watford Observer

A football match will be held today in memory of a “hugely missed superfan”.

Kings Langley man Edward Putman denies £2.5m lottery fraud  Watford Observer

A man who won £2.5 million on the National Lottery appeared in court accused of faking the winning ticket.

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