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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…

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.

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.

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.

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 new motorway *service* station.

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.

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.

Kings Langley Parish Council presents community awards  Watford Observer

Outstanding achievements by hard working villagers have been recognised.

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.

Timetable changes from this weekend  Hemel Gazette

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, as major changes are introduced this weekend.

Kings Langley need unlikely miracle to reach Evo Stik League South Premier Division South play-offs  Watford Observer

Kings Langley acknowledged that their play-off bid is effectively over as they went down to a 1-0 defeat at relegation haunted Walton Casuals on a…

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.

Thousands of people affected by power cut in and around Watford  Watford Observer

Thousands of properties were affected by a power cut earlier this morning.

Hemel house blaze takes hold after alarm batteries were removed  Hemel Gazette

A raging fire completely destroyed the ground floor of a property after smoke detector batteries were removed.

Eight fined for speeding in this week's court lists  Watford Observer

Court lists, April 9-18, 2019. Tuesday, April 9. Scott Walsh-Fleming, 34, of Otley Way, Watford. On January 5, 2019, stole two bottles of perfume belonging to ...

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.

More new signings for new Tudors’ boss Moore  Hemel Gazette

Hemel Hempstead Town have confirmed two more signings to bolster the squad of new boss Sammy Moore.

Nostalgia: Excitement at plans for a new film studio at Leavesden Aerodrome in April 1995  Watford Observer

A snapshot of life in April 1995. Studio pledges 3,000 new jobs. More than 3,000 jobs could be winging their way to Leavesden Aerodrome as part of plans for a ...

Kings just fall short of play-offs  Hemel Gazette

Kings Langley concluded their exciting season with a 2-0 win against Frome Town but ended up falling short of the play-offs by a single point.

Incident at Milton Keynes affecting trains in and out of Euston  Watford Observer

Passengers are being warned to expect delays to their journey due to emergency services dealing with an incident at a train station.

Season ends in away defeat; Town look to rebuild over the summer  Frome Times

Sat. 27th April. Evo-Stik Premier Div South. Kings Langley 2 Frome 0 Frome's final league game of the season ended with a 2-0 defeat away to promotion ...

Daria Kulesh: Earthly Delights  Folk Radio UK

Daria Kulesh – Earthly Delights. Self Released – 31 May 2019. Born in Moscow and now based in Kings Langley, Daria Kulesh learned her trade singing folk ...

EXCLUSIVE: The untold story of the sex abuse allegations at a £9,857-a-year private school in Hertfordshire  Hemel Gazette

A controversial private school was subject to allegations of sexual abuse going back more than a decade - and the scale of the problem may have been even ...

Stormy weather and delays on the roads and rail  Times Series

Here is your travel update for May 8.

Morning update: Severe delays on the M25 and a traffic signal failure are causing disruption  East London and West Essex Guardian Series

Good morning.

Poppies heading north but it's as you were for Diamonds and Steelmen  Northamptonshire Telegraph

As expected, Kettering Town have been placed in the Vanarama National League North in the provisional National League System Club Allocations for the ...

New Tudors’ boss Moore acting quickly to bring in fresh faces  Hemel Gazette

Hemel Hempstead Town's new manager Sammy Moore has wasted no time in bringing in *fresh* blood to the club. The Tudors installed a new management team ...

Letter: No to new motorway service station  Hillingdon Times

I am 78-years-old and I live at Northgrove Cottages, and have done for almost half a century. In this time I have seen my valley grow and change and…

Thieves steal JCB tractor and baler from site in Hertfordshire  FarmingUK

Police are appealing for more information after a JCB tractor and a baler were stolen from a site in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire. The offenders cut a lock at ...

The Non-League Football Paper  The Non-League Football Paper

Gloucester City and Oxford City have been placed back in the National League North with the Football Association releasing the provisional National League ...

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 ...

Woman shares hilarious photos of her unfortunate fake tan fail

A single mum woke up to find her fake tan had left her with white streaky 'fangs' across her face, after dribbling in her sleep. Louise Harper was preparing for one ...

Two people charged with theft in this week's court lists  Watford Observer

Court lists, 18-25 April, 2019. Thursday, April 18. Robel Mokenen, 20, of Gullet Wood Road, Watford. On August 3, 2018, used a vehicle at a speed exceeding ...

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.

M25 crash near Kings Langley injures two people  BBC News

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

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.

Renewable Energy firm RES sells Co Londonderry wind farm for £37m  Belfast Telegraph

Renewbale energy giant RES has announced the sale of a wind farm in Co Londonderry to European operator ERG for £37m.

Kings Langley's play-off hopes in the balance after Taunton Town defeat  Watford Observer

Kings Langley were left to ponder a missed opportunity after a spirited second-half fightback went unrewarded as a 2-1 defeat at high-flying Taunton…

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.

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 ...

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 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's 10-game unbeaten home run ended by Metropolitan Police  Watford Observer

Kings Langley's bid to continue to close in on the play-off places ended in disappointment at a rain-soaked Sadiku Stadium last night as…

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.

Poole Town boss Tom Killick wary of labelling a potential play-off finish as a success  Bournemouth Echo

TOM Killick insists Poole Town must avoid any complacency going into their final game of the season – and admits reaching the play-offs should not…

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…

Morning update: M25 shut near Watford and A406 closed after building fire  Harrow Times

Good morning,. There are some major issues to contend with on the roads this morning so you may want to leave extra time for your journey. Drivers should be ...

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.

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 ...

Kings Langley suffer setback at home to Swindon Supermarine  Watford Observer

Kings Langley's play-off fate remains in their own hands, but their cushion is not as comfortable after they suffered a 2-1 defeat at home to…

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…

Kings Langley beat Hartley Wintney to move into play-off zone  Watford Observer

Kings Langley travel to Tiverton Town on Saturday with their Evo-stik Southern Premier Division South play-off hopes in their own hands after coming…

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…

Burglars swipe till from Kings Langley cafe before fleeing on motorbikes  Watford Observer

A burglar smashed their way into a café to steal cash before fleeing on a motorbike.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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 ...

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.

Magpies Moments: Five topics from the loss to Kings Langley  Dorset Echo

DORCHESTER Town suffered a dramatic 93rd-minute loss at Kings Langley, but what were the main talking points?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Poole Town strike seven at Staines to confirm play-off place  Bournemouth Echo

TOM Killick admitted he had been “a little bit apprehensive” about Poole Town's final-day trip to rock-bottom Staines Town before watching his side romp to a 7-0 ...

Kings Langley beat Staines Town as more than 1000 pay tribute to Matt Allcock  Watford Observer

Kings Langley did what was required on the pitch, beating Staines Town 3-1 on an emotional afternoon as more than 1000 people packed into the…

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

“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 ...

Car flipped in crash - man, 70s, pulled from vehicle  Watford Observer

A car was flipped onto its roof during a crash. Police were called just before 6pm yesterday to reports of a collision in Kings Langley High Street. A blue Peugeot ...

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.

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 ...

Dead horse and pony found dumped near Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after two dead horses were found dumped in Sarratt.

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”.

'Freak' goal costs Wimborne in defeat at Kings Langley  Bournemouth Echo

BOSS Matty Holmes admitted Wimborne Town were “gutted” after a “freak” goal ensured they were beaten 1-0 at Kings Langley.

A41 closed between Kings Langley and Hemel Hempstead  Watford Observer

Police have reopened the A41 after it was shut for nearly three hours.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Lords Group buys Kings Langley Builders Supplies Ltd  Builders Merchants Journal

West London-based Lords Builders Merchantshas bought fellow h&b buying group member Kings Langley Building Supplies Limited (KLBS Ltd). KLBS Ltd ...

St Albans handbag snatcher McCann gets six years in jail | St Albans and Harpenden News  Herts Advertiser

A man has been convicted after pleading guilty to thefts, fraud and driving offences in St Albans and London Colney.

Have your say - public consultation announced on M25 service station in green belt  Watford Observer

A motorway *service* operator will host a series of public meetings ahead of plans to build a major development on a Green Belt site.

Mitchell Weiss hat-trick fires Kings Langley to Gosport Borough win  Watford Observer

Kings Langley can celebrate Christmas in the Southern League Premier Division South top-10 after a Mitchell Weiss hat-trick fired them to a 3-0…

'Inappropriate and harmful' - Green Belt ravaged to make way for car park  Watford Observer

The council has ordered the complete reversal of an unauthorised Green Belt development – seemingly to build a car park.

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.

New service station on Green Belt site worrying for villagers  Watford Observer

Lapsed plans to build a major *service* station on a Green Belt site have been renewed by developers.

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 ...

Act One Pantomimes Gather All Star Cast For Kings Langley Panto  Broadway World

Act One Pantomimes are bringing an all star cast to Kings Langley this December, with their production of Jack and the Beanstalk at the Rudolf Steiner School's ...

Luke Wade-Slater goal gives Kings Langley Farnborough victory  Watford Observer

Kings Langley remain in the bottom three of the Southern League Premier Division Three south table but are within touching distance of those above…

Machete sighting in Abbots Langley sparks manhunt  Watford Observer

Police launched a helicopter search for a man brandishing a machete.

Police appeal to trace moped use in Abbots Langley knife attack  Watford Observer

Police think a suspected stolen moped used during an incident in which a teenager's hand was reportedly “chopped off” may have been dumped in…

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