Letter: Charity shop broken into

On Wednesday January 3, Peace Hospice Care’s St. Albans charity shop was broken into during the night. Although takings are banked daily and not kept in our shops the thieves did damage hospice property during the break in, take float money and

You will never guess which train company has the lowest customer satisfaction

A consumer survey asked commuters which train company's service they were least satisfied and to everyone's great surprise the answer was Southern Rail. The research, published by consumer group Which?, found that only 28 per cent of travellers

‘Business as usual’ for libraries despite Carillion collapse

A number of libraries that relied on the services of Carillion have assured their users that it is “business as usual”. Harrow Council confirmed that libraries across the borough remain open and in full operation, despite the collapse of th

'Please hold on, the bus is about to move' - The new warning message annoying Londoners

A new warning message played across London buses trying to help you stay on your feet is already annoying travellers. An announcement will ring over the bus speakers informing its occupants: "Please hold on, the bus is about to move". Not on

Teenager taken to hospital after being hit by car

A TEENAGER was taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Moreland Avenue, Hereford, this morning. The incident happened at 8.41am and ambulance staff treated the teenager who had suffered a foot injury before taking her to Hereford County H

Letter: The role of the mayor

I can’t understand why Mr Anthony Bramley-Harker believes there’s misunderstanding and confusion amongst the electorate for this year’s Mayoral election. The only confusion the electorate will have is why have we taken 16 years to wake up and g

South-east of Croydon adopts 20mph speed limits

Croydon is quickly becoming a 20mph only area as the south-east corner of the borough is the latest to adopt the road changes. As of today (January 15), the new speed limit will apply all streets in New Addington, Sanderstead, Selsdon, South Cr

Hospice announces details of annual quiz night

A hospice is calling on people to showcase their general knowledge skills by taking part in its annual quiz night. St Luke’s Hospice is holding the “fun and friendly” event at St Gregory’s Catholic Science College, in Donnington Road, H

Richmond family's panic when 'cobra' found in garden

An RSPCA inspector turned Indiana Jones for a call-out to a home in Richmond when a family reported spotting a cobra on the loose. But, on closer inspection, the potentially dangerous and unpredictable animal turned out to be a plastic toy.

Man charged with murder appears in court

A MAN charged with murder appeared in court at Hereford today.  Jason Nellist, 40, of Nicholson Court, Hereford was at Hereford Magistrates Court this morning.  He has been charged with the murder of Julie Clark, who died from stab wou

Apprentice one of the first to complete new course

An apprentice has become one of the first in the UK to complete a new hospitality apprenticeship. Chris Wilcox, who works at the The Grove hotel in Watford, has been awarded a distinction in the hospitality team member apprenticeship. Mr Wil

Bird flu outbreak confirmed in England - poultry owners warned

Bird flu has been confirmed in England for the first time this winter, and officials have issued a warning to anyone who keeps birds. So far, it has only been found in 17 birds in Dorset, but because the infected birds were wild, the disease co

Dog gives hope to pet owners

MIRACLE dog Cain may now be living on borrowed time, but his courage and determination is giving new hope to owners and their pets. Five years ago the Rhodesian Ridgeback cross was diagnosed with bone cancer in a front paw and underwent major s

Leader says Lib Dems can 'challenge' again in Watford

Sir Vince Cable was in Watford yesterday to take a tour of the ongoing intu shopping development. The Liberal Democrats leader was accompanied by Watford’s deputy mayor Peter Taylor for the visit. The intu development will include around t

South Croydon woman reveals the trick to a long life as she celebrates turning 101

South Croydon woman reveals the trick to a long life as she celebrates turning 101 | Croydon GuardianWe use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising.Learn more about cookiesOK  Show c