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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…

Police seize motocross bike near Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A bike was caught being ridden illegally on farmland last week.

Bike stolen from outside YMCA gym in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A teenager's bike was stolen while he was at the gym.

The histoirc village of Abbots Langley | St Albans and Hertfordshire property news  Herts Advertiser

Abbots Langley is an old settlement with a rich history, dating back to 1045. Jacob Savill found out more about this pretty part of Hertfordshire.

Fr Owen Hardwicke RIP + UPDATE with service details  Independent Catholic News

Fr Owen Hardwicke, retired priest of Wrexham Diocese, died on 7 January after a short illness. His niece Mary Chabrel said: "He was in hospital from 25th ...

Abbots Langley actor spawns Nazi-zombie army in horror blockbuster  Hemel Gazette

An actor from Abbots Langley is starring as an evil scientist in Hollywood's new zombie blockbuster.

Burglars steal safe Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Burglars who broke into a house stole a safe containing cash and documents.

Man robbed and attacked on his way to work in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A man in his 50s was threatened at knife point by before he was kicked and punched to the ground and then robbed.

A striking family home in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire | St Albans and Hertfordshire property news  Herts Advertiser

Built in 2015, this property has been cleverly designed to give an incredible sense of light and is ideally situated close to Abbots Langley High Street, yet within a ...

Courts at Manor House Grounds in Abbots Langley open after refurb  Watford Observer

A new sports arena complete with three full-sized tennis courts, table-tennis tables, and a small clubhouse has opened.

Car seized in Abbots Langley after second warning  Watford Observer

The public helped police seize a car being driven in an “anti-social” manner just three months after a similar warning.

TaeKwonDo: Abbots Langley's BJ Academy student Chloe Dutton wins national title  Watford Observer

A Abbots Langley martial arts instructor is setting his sights on the Commonwealth Games after one of his students became national champion.

Children left 'heart broken' after ponies stolen in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

The theft of five ponies has left the owner's children devastated.

Lorry gets stuck in Hunton Bridge tunnel in Abbots Langley... again  Watford Observer

A lorry hit the wall of a tunnel and got stuck causing problems for motorists this morning.

Abbots Langley beat holders Kings Langley to win Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield  Watford Observer

Abbots Langley have been one of the more frequent finalists in the Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield yet the ultimate prize had always eluded them.

Early morning break in at Abbots Langley Library  Watford Observer

Burglars broke into a library in the early hours of the morning.

Police raid homes in Watford, Abbots Langley, and Bushey as part of drugs crackdown  Watford Observer

Police officers stormed four homes as they continued their crackdown on drug supply.

Fire started deliberately in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A fire with “twenty-foot” flames was started deliberately in a person's hedge.

Councillor to buy 'Tommy' figures for Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A councillor intends to use public money to buy a haunting tribute to fallen British *Service* men and women.

Abbots Langley home ransacked and valuables dumped outside  Watford Observer

Burglars broke into and ransacked a house before throwing away valuables outside.

Early morning mugging took place in Tibbs Hill Road, Abbots Langley, on October 11  Watford Observer

Police have launched a second appeal for anyone who may have dash-cam footage of a vicious robbery.

Blessed are the youth clubbers - old gang still at it decades later  Watford Observer

A church held a youth club reunion as part of an ongoing celebration of its 140-year history.

Lorry lodged in tunnel in Abbots Langley marked 'low bridge'  Watford Observer

A lorry which became stuck under a “low bridge” has been removed by emergency services.

Chequers Lane between Abbots Langley and Bricket Wood closed for 12 days  Watford Observer

A well-used country lane will be shut during the day for nearly two weeks.

Second vehicle not at crash scene in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A woman was admitted to hospital after a car crash in which her vehicle was overturned.

Elderly woman targeted as she tried to park her car  Watford Observer

An elderly woman had her handbag stolen as she tried to park her car.

Two arrests after reports of shoplifting in Tesco in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Staff members were threatened and police officers were assaulted after trouble broke out a shopping precinct.

Yet another lorry gets stuck at Hunton Bridge in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

For the third time in two months a lorry has got stuck in a tunnel marked “low bridge”.

Two men reported for taking pictures of children in park  Watford Observer

Two men were allegedly spotted taking pictures of children in a park.

Woman robbed of designer watch in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A woman had her designer watch stolen in a suspected robbery.

VIDEO: Lorry pulled free after nine hours stuck in a tunnel marked 'low bridge'  Watford Observer

This is the moment a lorry which became stuck under a “low bridge” causing “traffic chaos” was finally pulled free after nearly nine hours.

Why The Swan Inn in Abbots Langley has the key ingredient of a real local  Watford Observer

Pubs (or for the benefit of my American friends who insist on calling them bars) are private houses that were opened to the public for the purpose…

18-year-old man arrested in Abbots Langley over 'malicious threats' to schools  Watford Observer

An 18-year-old man was arrested in Abbots Langley last night on suspicion of making "malicious threats" to schools.

CCTV images released after defibrillator damaged in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Police have released images of people they would like to speak to after a defibrillator was damaged.

Boy hit by vehicle in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

An air ambulance was called after a boy was hit by a vehicle this morning.

Sex offender from Abbots Langley fails in bid for freedom  Watford Observer

A man who was jailed for a twisted sex offence against a vulnerable teenager has failed in a Court of Appeal bid for freedom.

Defibrillator stolen and two others damaged in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A defibrillator stolen and two others were damaged during a burglary.

Gas repair works in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Drivers are being warned there could be traffic delays in a road while gas repair works are carried out.

Father vows to campaign for suicide awareness after son's death in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A father left “broken” by his son's death has said he will continue to “do what is right by him” although he was the “only reason” to…

Abbots Langley shooting: Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder  BBC News

A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot and two others injured at a property in Hertfordshire.

Abbots Langley shooting: Three hurt at party 'disturbance'  BBC News

Three men are injured in what has been described as "a large-scale disturbance" at a property in Hertfordshire.

Cricket: West Herts and Radlett both beaten in Herts League top flight  Watford Observer

Premier Division.

'Vital' bus route running through Abbots and Kings Langley to be axed  Watford Observer

A “vital” bus route is set to be cut by the end of the month due to a lack of funding.

Evergreen Football Club host six-a-side for New Hope in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Teams from across three counties will take part in a six-a-side football tournament to raise awareness of those affected by homelessness.

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Appeal: Green belt homes decision turns on definition of 'village'  The Planner

An inspector has rejected Three Rivers District Council's argument that Abbots Langley is too large to be a 'village' and is therefore unsuitable for green belt ...

Video: lorry jammed in tunnel causes 'traffic chaos'  Watford Observer

A lorry got stuck under a “low bridge” causing "traffic chaos".

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.

Holders Kings Langley beat Langleybury to reach Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield final  Watford Observer

Kings Langley are one win away from retaining the Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield after reaching the 50th anniversary final with a six-wicket win…

People urged to secure their homes after spate of burglaries  Watford Observer

People are being urged to secure their homes following a spate of burglaries.

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Emergency services dealing with large fire in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

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Teenager arrested after hoax bomb threat  BBC News

The 18-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday night on suspicion of making malicious communications.

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.

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.

Most popular walking groups in Abbots Langley, Kings Langley and Chipperfield  Watford Observer

With the most colourful season of the year upon us, now is the best time to put your walking boots on and get outside.

Revealed: Every big cannabis bust in 12 months - was one near your home?  Birmingham Live

Some of the police raids netted plants worth hundreds of thousands of pounds - and were discovered in otherwise normal houses.

13 things to do this week in Watford, St Albans, Abbots Langley, Hemel Hempstead and Hatfield  Watford Observer

13 things to do this week in Watford, St Albans, Abbots Langley, Hemel Hempstead and Hatfield.

Road closures after field fire in Kings Langley  Watford Observer

Firefighters are battling a field fire in a nearby garden.

'Noisy nuisance' pub ordered to pay thousands of pounds in compensation to neighbours  Watford Observer

A pub in Abbots Langley has been fined more than £12000 after a noisy generator meant neighbours were left unable to use their gardens.

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 ...

Teenager arrested after series of hoax threats made to schools across the UK

The teenager, from Abbots Langley in Hertfordshire, was held on suspicion of making malicious communications.

Hooded man who pelted bricks at house hunted by police  Watford Observer

Police are hunting for a man who lobbed bricks at a house in Abbots Langley.

‘Rotten to the core’ flagship Steiner school to close, as it emerges concerned parents were sent gagging letters

A flagship Steiner school is to close amid fears over child safety, after it emerged that parents who tried to raise the alarm about safeguarding lapses had been ...

Police search for men following break-ins in tattoo parlour and bakery in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Police are searching for four men following a series of late night burglaries at a tattoo parlour and a bakery.

PICTURES: Thousands enjoy Abbots Langley Carnival despite the rain  Watford Observer

Thousands of revellers braved the elements this weekend to enjoy the 34th Abbots Langley Carnival.

Court lists, 12th-20th December 2018  Watford Observer

Wednesday, December 12.

Road closed after three-car accident in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A road was cordoned off in Abbots Langley after a three-car accident.

Area Guide: The Hertfordshire village of Bedmond | St Albans and Hertfordshire property news  Herts Advertiser

A pretty village surrounded by beautiful countryside, it's easy to see Bedmond's appeal.

In pictures: Abbots Langley Tough Ten 2016  Watford Observer

Community spirit was high as hundreds of runners took part in the annual Abbots Langley Tough Ten on Sunday.

UPDATED: Woman fighting for her life after accident in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

A woman is fighting for her life after being hit by a bus in Abbots Langley.

Watford Lions will be helping Santa this December  Watford Observer

Two community groups spreading “happiness” will pair up to help Santa pull his sleigh and bring in the festive season.

Drug dealer jailed for more than two years  Watford Observer

A drug dealer from Abbots Langley has been jailed for more than two years.

Abbots Langley escort Kathleen Callan admits benefit fraud  BBC News

A 61-year-old Hertfordshire woman admits benefit fraud while working as an escort.

Abbots Langley residents say they are being 'thrown out of their homes'  Watford Observer

Thrive Homes, who own the housing estate in Summerhouse Way, have been consulting the residents on their plans to redevelop the flats.

Disgruntled dad from Abbots Langley protesting 'arrogant' attitude of Apple  Watford Observer

A disgruntled Apple customer is staging a one-man protest outside the company's store in Watford.

Here’s the fireworks displays taking place near Hemel this weekend!  Hemel Gazette

It's that time of the year again, with plenty of bonfire and fireworks events taking place across the region. Here's a selection for families to enjoy:gh.

Oxbridge-educated vicar to join Abbots Langley Parish  Watford Observer

An Oxford and Cambridge educated vicar will be welcomed into his new role by the Bishop of St Albans in September.

It looks like a telephone box - but there is something pretty quirky inside  Watford Observer

A literary festival will open a telephone box library.

Film producer from Abbots Langley launches fundraising campaign to finish inspirational film documentary  Watford Observer

Jon-Paul Cox, an ex-student at Divine Saviour Primary School and St Michael's Catholic High School, is launching a fundraising campaign to raise…

Land has been set aside for a new primary school in Abbots Langley and will be used when demand is greater than supply  Watford Observer

Land has been set aside for a new primary school in Abbots Langley.

Popular Christmas market in Abbots Langley returns  Watford Observer

A variety of arts and crafts stalls will be available at this year's Christmas market in Abbots Langley.

This week's Watford Observer Community Heroes Award nominees  Watford Observer

Two "lovely" village volunteers have been nominated for the Watford Observer Community Heroes Award.

Preparations get underway for annual Abbots Langley Carnival  Watford Observer

The streets of Abbots Langley will come alive on Saturday when the village's annual carnival takes place.

Abbots Langley and Bedmond ward councillors are elected  Watford Observer

The election for five councilors to represent the ward was postponed to Wednesday, June 24 due to the death of Labour candidate John Sedlacek.

List of candidates in Three Rivers on May 3  Watford Observer

Here is every candidate who will be standing at the local elections in Three Rivers on May 3.

How an Abbots Langley detective and Leavesden asylum patients link the village to the Jack the Ripper murders  Watford Observer

In the late Victorian era, London was rocked by a series of murders.

West Herts and Radlett enjoy Herts League victories  Watford Observer

Premier Division.

Woman left 'shaken' after eight teenagers steal purse from her car after crash  Watford Observer

A woman was left “shaken” when eight men surrounded her and stole her purse from her car after she pulled over after being involved in a crash…

Police hunt 20-year-old man in connection with Abbots Langley taxi stabbing  Watford Observer

Hertfordshire Constabulary said they want to speak to 20-year-old Cameron Lewis, of Hazelwood Lane, Abbots Langley, in connection with the incident…

History society's bid to trace soldiers in the Great War  Watford Observer

Abbots Langley History Society is keen to hear from people to help them trace those men and women in the village who served throughout the Great War.

Teenager admits sending fake bomb threats to Hertfordshire schools causing children to be evacuated  Hertfordshire Mercury

He sent hoax bomb threats to more than 400 schools.

Rudolf Steiner School in Kings Langley could close in July  Watford Observer

A troubled school has revealed to parents for the first time that the school could close this summer.

School closures on Friday in and around Watford  Watford Observer

Due to snow and ice, a number of schools will not be open on Friday. This list will be updated when further closures are announced.

12 cosy pubs with open fires in Watford, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Radlett, Kings Langley, Chorleywood and Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

The cosiest pubs across Hertfordshire with open fires to keep you warm through the winter.

Plans for a 95 home development in Abbots Langley are approved  Watford Observer

The development which will be built in land off Woodside Road by housing developers Taylor Wimpey was first revealed by Taylor Wimpey in September…

Abbots Langley man jailed for his role in £13 million drugs operation run by two prisoners  Watford Observer

Zoltan Arva, 39, of Spur Close, was jailed for eight years after pleading guilty to conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Family born and bred in Abbots Langley reunite after 20 years  Watford Observer

Barbara Reid, 65, organised a family reunion at the Royal Oak in Abbots Langley.

Father pays tribute to 22-year-old Jack found dead in bathroom  Clacton and Frinton Gazette

A FATHER says he has been left “broken” after his son was found dead at his home.

Abbots Langley's Liz Kendall in running to become Labour leader  Watford Observer

The 43-year-old shadow health minister, who went to Abbots Langley JMI before attending Watford Grammar School for Girls, has been tipped as one of…

These Hertfordshire towns could soon be getting a Lidl or an Aldi  Hertfordshire Mercury

The German supermarkets have ambitious plans for the county!

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