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Yesterday | Watford Observer

Rickmansworth shop owners concerned they 'won't survive' four week High Street closure

Traders are angry they were only notified of the closure, which is due to affect the High Street between August 4 and September 1, on Tuesday - less than a week before work is due to begin.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Going With the Swing of This English Home

This seven-bedroom house near Rickmansworth, in Hertfordshire, England, has plenty of entertaining space-and it overlooks a golf course.

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Watford Observer

Green Flag awards for Rickmansworth Aquadrome and Chorleywood House Estate

The two beautiful parks are among the 1,476 to receive the prestigious Green Flag Award today by environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Watford Observer

1881- a a sparking train causes chaos at Mr Snewing's farm

On Thursday, the sparks from an engine attached to a train on its way from Rickmansworth to Watford set fire to the herbage on the bank as it passed through Mr Snewing's farm.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Watford Observer

1946 - and it's time to remember William Penn's death

William Penn, the Quaker, who died on July 30, 1718, came to live at Hasing House, Rickmansworth, in 1672, on his marriage to Guliama Springett, which took place at King John's Farm, Chorleywood.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Watford Observer

Rickmansworth holds 'brilliant' first Folk Festival

A colourful programme of folk singing and morris dancing was put together as performers moved between venues across the town on Saturday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Watford Observer

Phone scammers impersonating police officers target people in south west Hertfordshire

One victim was a Watford woman in her late 50s who was persuaded to hand over her bank card to a scammer after a phone call on July 16. Hertfordshire Constabulary said she was called by someone purporting to be a police officer claiming that the victims' bank accounts had been compromised.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Watford Observer

Charity swim raises 170 for Watford Mencap

A Rickmansworth man raised more than A 170 for a Watford charity, which offers support to those with learning difficulties.

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Harrow Times

Historic locomotive to steam through borough

A steam locomotive will be coming through the borough to celebrate 125 years since the opening of a branch line.

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This is Local London

The steam locomotive at Harrow-on-the-Hill

A steam locomotive will be coming through the borough to celebrate 125 years since the opening of a branch line.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Watford Observer

Three Rivers 'closed for business' after politicians approve Long Island Exchange plans

The campaign to save Rickmansworth's last remaining hotel came to a dramatic end last night as politicians failed to find any grounds to refuse the contentious application.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Watford Observer

Rickmansworth care home told 'action is needed' by Care Quality Commission

Failings at a Rickmansworth care home has led to management being told that "action is needed" after an unannounced watchdog visit.

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Watford Observer

Fate of Rickmansworth's Long Island Exchange to be sealed at meeting tonight

Controversial plans to demolish Rickmansworth's last remaining hotel have been recommended for approval by Three Rivers staff, although none of the homes are designated as affordable housing.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Watford Observer

Men from Watford and Rickmansworth arrested after police launch...

Two men from Watford and one from Rickmansworth have been arrested in a covert police operation targeting people accessing indecent images of children online.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Hemel Online

Man charged with attempted murder after stolen Berkhamsted car hits police officer

A man has been charged with attempted murder and a string of other offences after a police officer was hit with a stolen Berkhamsted car during a high-speed chase.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Watford Observer

Watford and Three Rivers councils face A 1.6m IT bill to update new software

Council bosses are requesting more than A 1.6 million to modernise out-dated computer software in order to avert what opposition politicans have called a potential "disaster".

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Watford Observer

St Joan of Arc Catholic School pupils help restore 600-year-old Croxley barn

A 600-year-old barn in Croxley Green has been repaired and restored due to the efforts of 40 conservationists and heritage enthusiasts.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watford Observer

Man robbed at knifepoint in Rickmansworth

Hertfordshire Constabulary said the 33-year-old victim was approached as he walked along Uxbridge Road at around 10.20pm on Tuesday July 1. After the victim gave his money he was led back to Uxbridge Road before the robber ran off down an underpass on Ebury Road.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Watford Observer

Pupils recognised for extracurricular activities

Children from primary schools throughout south west Hertfordshire have been graduating this week, as part of a scheme designed to reward participation in out-of-school activities.

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