Recent headlines from regional Newsquest titles
Traders outraged at road closure 12:56pm today
From Watford Observer
A DECISION to close a busy Rickmansworth road has outraged shopowners who have predicted the "death" of their businesses.
Curtain up again on cinema scheme 9:00am today
From St. Albans Observer
A PROGRESS report on the revised plans for a cinema in should be available when councillors meet to discuss the project on Wednesday.
Twinning scheme nearly bridged 9:07am today
From Bucks Free Press
PLANS to twin Marlow with a town in Hungary are well under way after the town council gave the go ahead at a meeting on Tuesday.
Town hall future outlined 2:01pm Saturday 8th July 2006
From Muswell Hill Times
Long-awaited plans for the redevelopment of Hornsey Town Hall are set to be revealed to the public for the first time on Saturday.
Increase in Somali and Afghan pupils 1:05pm Saturday 8th July 2006
From Barnet Times
The number of pupils from war-torn countries being taught in Barnet schools has increased dramatically over the past three years, while the number of British' pupils have declined.
Taking heart from charity run 2:42pm Saturday 8th July 2006
From Croydon Guardian
Part of the Croydon Guardian news team joined hundreds of other runners last week to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.
Fire dispute over ? Radlett will close 11:38am Friday 7th July 2006
From Borehamwood Times
The firefighters dispute is over, after the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) accepted a deal from the county council last night (Thursday).
Man accused of killing daughter 9:45am Friday 7th July 2006
From Tottenham Independent
A Hornsey man has appeared in court charged with murdering his three-year-old daughter and attempting to kill his nine-year-old son.
My Heartache 9:31am Friday 7th July 2006
From Enfield Independent
The girlfriend of Enfield man Jamie Gordon - who lost his life in the 7 July bombings - has paid a touching tribute to the man she loved on the first anniversary of his death.
New bridge will ease traffic bottleneck 3:52pm Friday 7th July 2006
From Ealing Times
A £7 million bridge that will ease traffic congestion at one the areas worst bottlenecks is likely to be built after funding was secured for the project.
Carnival will launch Roxeth Show 3:49pm Friday 7th July 2006
From Harrow Times
About 250 children, their parents and teachers from the ha2cando group of schools in South Harrow, are putting the finishing touches to their costumes for the ha2cando Carnival on Saturday (July 8), as part of the Roxeth Show.
Patients? fury over poor hospital parking access 3:41pm Friday 7th July 2006
From Hillingdon Times
DISABLED and elderly residents have slammed parking facilities and access at Hillingdon Hospital after The Hillingdon Times highlighted the inadequate parking facilities at the hospital two weeks ago.
Hero saved drowning man 1:15pm Friday 7th July 2006
From Epsom Guardian
A 25-year-old car mechanic from Worcester Park saved a man who had fallen into the Thames outside a Kingston pub from almost certain death.
Reverend relocates for abbey appointment 9:46am Friday 7th July 2006
From Wimbledon Guardian
The Rector of Wimbledon has preached his last sermon in the parish after 10 years of service.
Distraught family pleas for help in finding Nemo 9:31am Friday 7th July 2006
From Kingston Guardian
A New Malden family is offering a reward for the return of its missing cat Nemo.
Cut waste collections? What a load of rubbish 11:03am Friday 7th July 2006
From Richmond and Twickenham Times
Claims that the weekly rubbish collections are to be scrapped have been described as "jumping the gun" this week.
?Anyone can beat bullying with some help? 4:27pm Thursday 6th July 2006
Sixteen-year-old Laurianne, a former pupil of All Saints Catholic School in West Wickham, said she regularly verbally abused her fellow students while at school.
Is court closure on cards again? 2:21pm Thursday 6th July 2006
From Sutton Guardian
A campaign is underway to pre-empt possible plans to shut Sutton Magistrates' Court just two years after it was saved from closure.
Man injured in explosion 3:11pm Thursday 6th July 2006
A maintenance man was left with serious burns after hitting an 11,000 volt cable as he removed a disused lamppost.