Richmond residents to get electric boost on the roads

More than 150 new electric vehicle charging points will be installed across Richmond to ‘help fuel the growth of clean and green motoring’. That is with the help of £285,000 from the Government. Richmond Council will receive the funding

Open conclusion following inquest into man's death

AN open conclusion was recorded at an inquest into the death of a man who was identified by dental records. Adrian Maund, 47, was sadly thought to have been dead for around a week at his home on Caswell Crescent in Leominster before his body wa

Vet surgery celebrates 30 years with pet party

A veterinary surgery will be hosting a pet party to celebrate 30 years of providing animal care. Staff at Medivet Watford in St Albans Road will hosting their birthday party on Friday, August 18 and are asking patients and their owners to join

Police concerned for teenager's welfare after she goes missing from Croydon home

Police concerned for Emily Patterson's welfare after she goes missing from Croydon home (From Croydon Guardian)We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising.Learn more about cookiesOK 

Morning weather, news and travel update

Congratulations! You've made it through the first working day, so here's an update to start you off as you take on Tuesday. Weather While there maybe some showers to start the morning, the rain should clear around 11am and the sun will be out

Delays on South West Trains as passengers advised not to travel to London

South West Trains are advising people not to travel to London all day after a train derailed outside the station.  The train partly left the tracks as it was pulling away from a platform at low speed at 5:40am.  Three people were checked b

Care company embarks on mission to make Herefordshire a dementia-friendly county

A CARE company is embarking on a mission to make Herefordshire a dementia-friendly county by holding a number of information sessions. One of the events is lined up for the Hub at Peterchurch on September 20 from 10am to 11am, and will provide

Global visitors attend religious festival at Hindu temple

A TEMPLE is midway through hosting one of the largest Hare Krishna celebrations in the world. Up to 60,000 people from across the world come to the Hindu festival hosted at Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna Temple in Aldenham on Sunday and Tuesd

Carnival and a stage full of entertainers on the menu for Thornton Heath Festival's tenth anniversary

The Thornton Heath Festival is nearly here. For its tenth instalment, the festival will stick to what it does best, a variety of stalls, fun fair, a carnival procession and a stage full of entertainers. The event will run from noon until 6pm

Officers to wear head mounted cameras

Head mounted cameras are to be worn by armed officers as part of the Met Police's body worn video (BWV) rollout. The 1,000 Axon Flex 2 cameras are being issued to armed response units in the firearms comment, and are worn on the unit's current

Princess Diana's legacy and Hereford GP's dedication marked in African hospice film

A COUNTY doctor who established Tanzania's first hospice is continuing to raise funds for palliative care in a rural African community. Her dedication remains in place six years after the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund closed and she hea

What's wrong with using CCTV to catch litterbugs?

The dumping of rubbish on the streets of Watford was front page news in the Watford Observer recently. It’s not surprising that people’s reactions have ranged from being vexed to being very angry indeed. It’s a crime that rarely gets punishe

Man sparks interest among birdwatchers with series of remarkable pictures captured in garden

RETIRED electrician Michael Handley will be sparking plenty of interest among birdwatchers with a series of remarkable pictures captured in his garden. While most are happy enough to hear the increasingly rare sounds of the cuckoo in spring and

Travellers ‘trash cricket pitch’ at popular common

A group of travellers who pitched up near Kings Langley have apparently “trashed” a cricket pitch and left human waste in nearby woodland. A convoy of caravans and other vehicles arrived on Chipperfield Common yesterday (Thursday) afternoon

Man pleads for help after being diagnosed with cancer

A Croydon man is pleading for former colleagues to come forward after he was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. William McCormack, who worked as a computer operator, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a form of cancer, in March 2017. The on