Boy lives his dream Saturday afternoon

A father is on a mission to get ill and under privileged children to achieve their dreams by going to the football on a Saturday afternoon with their dad. Julian Reeback, from Bushey, has started a campaign, ‘Footie with dad’, which provide

Nursery which gets kids to wash up after themselves rated ‘outstanding’ in first ever Ofsted inspection

A South Croydon nursery has been rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted. Number 9 The Nursery was opened in 2015 with just six staff and 20 kids under their care. Now, just two-and-a-half years later, those numbers have risen to 20 staff and more tha

Flu-like symptoms? Stay away from the hospital, NHS pleads

The NHS is urging people to avoid going to hospital if they are experiencing flu-like symptoms, over fears that it could seriously harm the patients there. London North West University Healthcare Trust is among those to have issued the advice,

'Outstanding' Barnes Primary School proposes places for children with complex learning needs

One of the Richmond's best-performing primary schools could permanently expand to enable a further 30 reception places and new provisions for children with autism and complex learning needs. Richmond Council is currently carrying out a consulta

Tory minister called a liar as Question Time comes to Hereford

A CONSERVATIVE minister was forced to deny that the government want to privatise the NHS and repeatedly called a liar when Question Time came to Hereford. Margot James, who represented the government on the BBC One show last night, insisted the

MP gives tours of Parliament

The Watford MP is offering free tours of Parliament for constituents. Richard Harrington MP is offering Watford residents the chance to tour the Houses of Commons and Lords, St Stephen's Hall, Central Lobby and Westminster Hall in free evening

Council gets £230k to spend on caring for asylum seekers

An extra £230,000 has been provided by the Government to be spent on helping foster carers support asylum-seeking children in Croydon. The money had been given to Croydon Council by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Businesses urged to attend employment fair

Employers are being encouraged to book a slot at a council-run job fair in a bid to both grow their businesses and help people find new opportunities. The Xcite Employment Fair, hosted by Harrow Council and expected to attract around 200 visito

This is how much of Londoners' wages goes on rent (Spoiler: It's a lot)

File this news under W for 'wow' or 'we know!' but it's been revealed Londoners pay a "staggering" third of their wages on rent. The 37 per cent of monthly salary spent on keeping a roof over our heads is more than three times as much as

Re-think on street parking charges in Hereford

THE council has decided to review its on street parking scheme following feedback from businesses and shoppers. Herefordshire Council introduced pay and display meters on some of Hereford’s city centre streets – including St Owen Street, King

Letter: South Oxhey Community Board news

On behalf of the residents of South Oxhey, I attended the latest meeting of the Community Board on Monday January 9. It was a very well attended meeting including a large number of local visitors. At the pre-meeting, Alison Scarth was re-ele

Here is why police were called to Skid Hill Lane in Warlingham last night

"Multiple police cars" were spotted in Skid Hill Lane, Warlingham, last night and the Met have now confirmed why. At 5.33pm, January 16, police were called to Skid Hill after reports of a car crash. Upon arrival, officers found a car had ove

Investigation launched after police chase death

An investigation has been launched into the death of a man who crashed into parked cars following a police pursuit. Relando Tekle-Giorgies, 24, hit the cars in Kenton Road, Harrow, at about 1am on December 29 having failed to stop for police.

Snow, wind, rain and ice to hit London as Met Office issues weather warnings

Multiple weather warnings for London have been issued by the Met Office as the capital is set to be besieged by harsh weather. Starting around 8.30pm tonight (January 17), Londoners will have to be prepared to face strong winds of up to 80mph.

Businessman opens new shop and cafe in Whitney-on-Wye

SAVVY businessman Mark Burch’s five-year vision to open a series of stores across Herefordshire and beyond is already bearing fruit – and vegetables, and much, much more. Carrot & Wine opened its doors in Wormelow last summer, now Mark