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Abbots Langley volunteers clear up litter along Grand Union Canal  Watford Observer

A team of volunteers spent a day clearing up huge mounds of rubbish along the Grand Union Canal.

Abbots Langley teenager's hand cut off in horrific attack by moped driver  Hertfordshire Mercury

A teenager was chased by a moped driver before having his hand cut off in a horrific attack. The 18-year-old was walking home from the shops with his friend ...

Police are investigating an early morning burglary in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Police are investigating a burglary which took place in the early morning while people were asleep upstairs.

Boy, 8, hit by car in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

An eight-year-old boy has sustained a serious leg injury after he was hit by a car on Monday.

Moped rider who cut off teenager's hand found guilty of GBH  Watford Observer

A moped rider who cut off a teenager's hand has been found guilty of GBH.

Five people charged with drink driving in this week's court lists  Watford Observer

Court lists, 6th-9th August, 2019.

International singers to perform a night of opera  St Albans & Harpenden Review

Join international opera artists for an unforgettable concert of popular arias and ensembles, at The Henderson Hub in Abbots Langley, on Saturday,…

Abbots Langley man arrested after hit and run in Hemel Hempstead  Watford Observer

A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a hit and run crash. Police were called at 8.18pm on Saturday 20 July to reports of a collision ...

Cllr Alex Michaels resigns from Abbots Langley Parish Council  Watford Observer

A councillor has resigned from a parish council after serving the area for three years.

Woman who volunteered to help other elderly people celebrates 100th birthday  Watford Observer

A woman who used to volunteer to help others has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Knifeman on trial for cutting off teen's hand with 'machete'  Watford Observer

A teenager's hand was chopped off in a "savage" knife attack as he curled up on a grass verge to protect himself, a jury heard.

Award for councillor who set up veterans' support group after husband's death  Watford Observer

A parish councillor who set up a charity to help veterans get the help they need has been honoured for her work. Abbots Langley parish councillor Liz Burns was ...

Search for missing teenage girl with links to Watford  Watford Observer

Police are appealing for help to trace a teenage girl who has gone missing.

Three Rivers proposes new parking schemes in Rickmansworth and Garston  Watford Observer

A council is seeking public opinion on proposals to introduce new parking permit schemes.

Four charged with theft in this week's court lists  Watford Observer

Court lists, 11th-22nd June, 2019.

Councillor sets up veterans' group in memory of late husband  Watford Observer

A councillor who set up a veterans' group in memory of her late husband has won a community hero award. Liz Burns, who is the councillor for the Leavesden ...

Bowlers get the job done as Abbots stay in third place  Hemel Today

Abbots Langley won by 48 runs away at Watford Town in Division 2A of the Herts Saracens League on Saturday to remain in third spot.

Police appeal for help to trace missing 16-year-old Bishop's Stortford girl  Bishop's Stortford Independent

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Bishop's Stortford. Chyanne Ceasar was last seen at around 5am ...

Area Guide: The popular Hertfordshire village of Abbots Langley  Herts Advertiser

A busy village located within a short drive of Hemel Hempstead, St Albans and Watford, Abbots Langley offers the best of both worlds.

Thug guilty of chopping teenager's hand off in machete attack near Hemel Hempstead  Hemel Today

A moped rider who chopped off a teenager's hand in a savage machete attack has been found guilty of grievous bodily harm.

Chloe aiming for Euro glory  Hemel Today

A talented taekwondo fighter from Hemel Hempstead will be competing at the Student European Championships in Croatia next week. Chloe Dutton, who last ...

August bank holiday traffic boost as roadworks removed  FleetNews

Highways England will remove more than 480 miles of roadworks on motorways and major A-roads over the August bank holiday.

Abbots Langley and West Herts A reach Watford Observer Shield semi-finals  Watford Observer

Holders Abbots Langley are one more win away from a potential successful defence of their Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield title after a…

Cashpoint set on fire after attack on Abbots Langley post office  Watford Observer

Would-be burglars set fire to a post office cash machine but ended up fleeing the scene empty handed.

Man arrested after hit and run in Hemel Hempstead  Hemel Today

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious collision in Hemel Hempstead.

Army called to Abbots Langley home where firearms found  Watford Observer

Bomb experts and weapons specialists were called to a house where a cache of weapons and ammunition was found.

A41 crash live: M25 delays after cyclist dies near Hemel Hempstead  MyLondon

A serious crash on the A41 has claimed the life of a cyclist. The collision on the northbound carriageway, which involved a Suzuki Swift and a cyclist, took place ...

Mystery over dirty nappies dumped on Bedmond Road near Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Used nappies were left on the road at least five times in and around a village and no one can figure out why.

VIDEO: Masked burglars steal safe from home in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Video footage of two burglars who smashed their way into a home with hammers has been released.

Police called to crash in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Police are hunting for someone who ran off after a crash just before midday today.

Drivers hit out at new set of parking spaces in Kings Langley  Watford Observer

Motorists have hit out at a set of new parking spaces with one describing the new scheme as 'ludicrous'.

Man's hand 'chopped off' in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Two men have been arrested and charged after a man's hand was reportedly "chopped off".

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

Immediately north of the M25 and a mile from Abbots Langley, Bedmond is a well connected village.

Rape suspect Joseph McCann was not in Ford Mondeo that crashed in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Rape suspect Joseph McCann was not in a car that crashed as it was chased by police.

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…

Safe stolen in 'targeted' burglary in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Detectives are hunting for two men who were seen in a black van, moments after a lone woman was targeted in a burglary.

Watford Haidery thrash Abbots Langley in Watford Observer Shield final  Watford Observer

A destructive display of batting power propelled Watford Haidery to their first Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield triumph for 30 years as holders Abbots ...

Holders Abbots Langley beat Bushey to reach Watford Observer Shield final  Watford Observer

Abbots Langley are one more win away from retaining their Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield title after reaching their fourth final in six years…

Watford man remanded into custody after Abbots Langley horror  Watford Observer

A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody following an incident in which a teenager's hand was reportedly “chopped off”.

Police appeal to trace moped use in Abbots Langley knife attack  Watford Observer

Police think a suspected stolen moped used during an incident in which a teenager's hand was reportedly “chopped off” may have been dumped in…

'Shop worker' assaulted trying to stop Abbots Langley theft  Watford Observer

A “shop worker” was punched in the face when he tried to stop a thief.

Hospice of St Francis shop in Abbots Langley marks 20th anniversary  Watford Observer

A hospice's first charity shop known as 'the Harrods of Abbots' celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Che Ambe of Watford pleads not guilty to Abbots Langley knife attack  Watford Observer

A man charged with inflicting life-changing injuries on a teenager using a knife pleaded not guilty in court today.

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.

Machete sighting in Abbots Langley sparks manhunt  Watford Observer

Police launched a helicopter search for a man brandishing a machete.

Youths flee Abbots Langley crash leaving wreckage in the road  Watford Observer

A group of youths fled the scene of a crash after taking out a lamp post.

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.

Reject plans to build service station, say transport bosses  Watford Observer

Transport bosses have warned against a new *service* station on the M25 because of fears surrounding a surge in traffic. And an MP has added his voice to those ...

Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield: Abbots Langley, Aldenham School, Radlett and Watford Haidery into last eight  Watford Observer

Holders Abbots Langley safely negotiated the first hurdle in their bid to successful retain the Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield and three of the…

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. The fire *service* was called at 10.23am to Hunton Bridge Hill after a lorry ...

Car crashes near primary school in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Witnesses heard a “loud bang” after a car crashed near a primary school.

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

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

Abbots Langley's Shannon Courtenay to make professional debut on world title undercard  Watford Observer

Shannon Courtenay says it will be a dream to make her professional debut on a televised world title fight card in London.

Bus stop near site of former asylum is renamed  Watford Observer

A bus stop with a long history of carrying workers to an asylum has finally been renamed.

Early morning break in at Abbots Langley Library  Watford Observer

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

Moped rider tried 'goading' police into chase in Abbots Langley  Watford Observer

Police seized two mopeds after a rider attempted to “goad” the police into a chase.

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.

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.

Two fined for possessing a knife in a public place in this week's court lists  Watford Observer

Court lists, 4th-19th March, 2019.

Two charged with assault in this week's court lists  Watford Observer

Court lists, 3rd-7th June, 2019.

Stevenage moving on up after cruising to win over Abbots  The Comet

As Herts Cricket League Division Two A reached the halfway point, Stevenage climbed the table to fifth with a five-wicket home win over third-placed Abbots ...

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.

Dad's life celebrated in Brexit-themed funeral in Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Hundreds of mourners lined the streets to pay their respects to a Brexit barmy dad – whose funeral was held on the same day Britain was meant to leave the EU.

A round up of planning applications in Three Rivers that have gone to appeal  Watford Observer

The demolition of a house in favour of five new flats is among a batch of planning applications rejected by the district council.

Appeal to find wanted man with links to Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a man who is wanted in connection with sexual assault and witness intimidation.

Bloke's hand ‘CHOPPED OFF’ in horror knife attack  Daily Star

A KNIFE attack during which a man's hand was reportedly chopped off has led to the arrests of two people.

Man terrified family with machete to buy him drugs  Watford Observer

A drug addict who demanded family members buy him drugs and alcohol while wielding a machete has been jailed for 15 months.

Dog helps find 'stolen' jewellery in Leavesden Country Park  BBC News

He went to retrieve a ball, and sat near bushes before his owner found the items, police say.

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 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.

Abbots stay in the promotion chase with a strong victory  Hemel Today

Abbots Langley won by 24 runs at home to overcome Old Elizabethans in the Herts Saracens Division 2A on Saturday.

Entries now open for Watford Observer Fourteen14 cricket competitions  Watford Observer

Abbots Langley won the Watford Observer Fourteen14 knockout Shield for the first time in their history last year. Can they defend their title or who will succeed ...

Travellers set up camp in Rickmansworth  Watford Observer

A new group of travellers have pitched up in Three Rivers.

Fire at Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden  Hillingdon Times

Firefighters are tackling a fire at Warner Bros Studios. LATEST HERE: Fire at studios was on set of new HBO sci-fi series. Fifteen fire engines are currently at the ...

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.

Windy weather brings down trees across the Watford area  Watford Observer

Fallen trees have blocked roads and pathways today ahead of the possibility of even stronger winds in the coming days. There is windy weather across Watford, ...

Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield draw made  Watford Observer

Abbots Langley will be aiming to make a successful start to the defence of their Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield at Watford Town B after the draw…

Hemel Hempstead: Attempted murder arrest after hit and run  BBC News

A pedestrian is in a serious condition in hospital after being run over by a transit van.

Watford Haidery beat West Herts A to reach Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield final  Watford Observer

There cannot have been many successful run chases in the history of the Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield that started and ended with a six, less…

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.

Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield quarter-final line-up almost finalised  Watford Observer

The line-up for the quarter-finals of the Watford Observer Fourteen14 Shield is set to be completed this evening when Chipperfield Clarendon face…

Horse dies after being hit by bus in Bedmond  Watford Observer

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Six arrested in Hertfordshire as police execute child trafficking and exploitation warrants across county  Hertfordshire Mercury

Six people from Hertfordshire have been arrested as part of a Europe-wide operation to crack down on the trafficking and exploitation of children. Operation ...

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…

Last ball heartache for St Albans but Frogmore stun leaders  Herts Advertiser

St Albans Cricket Club suffered a heartbreaking last-ball loss in a raind-delayed game at home to Abbots Langley in SHCL Division Two A.

Fire breaks out at Warner Bros Studios - recap  Watford Observer

The fire *service* were called just before 11.30pm last night (Wednesday, July 10) to reports of a blaze at the studios. Hertfordshire County Council, which is ...

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”. Yet another lorry became wedged in a tunnel today at Hunton Bridge.

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.

Tractor stolen during burglary in Kings Langley  Hemel Gazette

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the theft of a JCB tractor, which was stolen during a burglary in Kings Langley.

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.

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…

Police appeal to find wanted man believed to be near Abbots Langley  Hemel Gazette

Police are appealing to the public for their help in locating a wanted man.

Fire service stretched to limit by blaze at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden  Watford Observer

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue *Service* was “almost brought to its knees” by a blaze at film studios in Leavesden, a leading fire official has…

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.

Kings Langley FC remember Matt Allcock who died at the age of 46  Watford Observer

More than a thousand people turned out to remember an “inspirational number one fan” who died after he collapsed last weekend.

'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.

St Albans handbag snatcher McCann gets six years in jail | St Albans and Harpenden News  Herts Advertiser

A man has been convicted after pleading guilty to thefts, fraud and driving offences in St Albans and London Colney.

Herts man arrested in connection with email threats to kill students  Hertfordshire Mercury

A Hertfordshire man has been arrested in connection with emails that were sent to schools across the county and the country threatening to kill UK students.

Exciting clashes on the way for 2019 Heath Park Cup  Hemel Gazette

The draw for this season's Heath Park Cup has taken place, with several juicy ties on the way for the knock-out 20-over competition.

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.

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