Local Watford and Hertfordshire Community
Thu November 22, 2018
- Orpington depot fire: Seven buses destroyed - People living near the bus depot said they were woken by the sound of explosions.
- At least '320,000 people homeless in Britain' - It is a rise of 4% on last year's figures and equivalent to 36 people becoming homeless every day.
- Man arrested after 'explosive devices' found in Harlesden flat - Nearby flats were evacuated and roads closed after two devices were found in north-west London.
- Cycling awareness plan could lead to cheaper insurance for drivers - Discounts could be given to car drivers and motorcyclists under the government proposals.
People living near the bus depot said they were woken by the sound of explosions.
It is a rise of 4% on last year's figures and equivalent to 36 people becoming homeless every day.
Nearby flats were evacuated and roads closed after two devices were found in north-west London.
Discounts could be given to car drivers and motorcyclists under the government proposals.
MI5 admits for the first time it made a mistake in failing to track the 2017 Manchester bomber, MPs say.
Relations with Transport for London are at "breaking point", the RMT's general secretary says.
Eric Michels, who appeared in Skyfall, was found dead at his home in Chessington, London.
More road-blocking protests by Extinction Rebellion are planned over the next two days.
A parent says her child was "forced" to take part in an event that goes against her Christian beliefs.
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba confirms his retirement from playing, ending "an amazing 20 years".
The chief mouser enlists the help of a local officer to get out of the rain.
A Grenfell survivor speaks to Newsnight about hearing the 999 call he made on the night of the fire.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 22nd September 2013
Maple Timber Frame recently held an open day at a site in Hertfordshire. The dwelling has been constructed using SupaWall, SupaFloor and SupaRoof to give a highly insulated envelope to the building and as such the client is not intending to install either wet under floor heating or traditional radiators.
Posted by Administrator : Thursday 14th March 2013
BRUSHES AND MOPS AT THE READY! Many members of our community make their mark on our local streets by joining various local Watford cleaning initiatives throughout the community in a bid to keep our parks, streets, roads and pavements looking clean and look after.
Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013
LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Watford due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.
Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013
COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.
Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013
LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.
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