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Potters Bar pupil Aron Thomas receives silver medal in International Maths Olympiad | Education  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A sixth-former from a school in Potters Bar was awarded a silver medal in an international maths competition.

Herts Cricket League: One more step to go for Potters Bar after Welwyn Garden City win | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar finally loosened Welwyn Garden City's grip on the Herts Cricket League championship title as they battled to a four-wicket win at Digswell Park.

Blaze involving '400 tonnes of straw' in Potters Bar is visible from M25 | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Flames engulfed about 400 tonnes of straw at a Potters Bar farm this morning.

Club final weekend at Potters Bar produces plenty of superb bowls | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Bowls Club's finals weekend proved as thrilling as ever and a great day for club captain Diane Jewell.

More late drama for Potters Bar Town as they salvage deserved draw at Lewes  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Late goals have become the norm over the past few weeks for Potters Bar Town and they were indebted to another one to earn a deserved point from a ...

KFC coming to Hemel and Berkhamsted  Hemel Today

KFC is planning to open 13 new restaurants in Hertfordshire - including ones in Hemel and Berkhamsted.

New Mount Grace School headteacher on plans for Potters Bar school | Education  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The new headteacher of a Potters Bar school is hoping to raise standards further after it was taken out of special measures by Ofsted earlier this year.

Potters Bar station to London Oyster fares 2019 | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Oyster capping from Potters Bar will not work out as value for money for daily commuters.

M25 police chase ends in Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Gloucester vehicle that was allegedly stolen by a man from Barnet culminated in a Potters Bar police chase.

Potters Bar theft at the Furzefield Centre | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

CCTV images have been released following a theft in Potters Bar.

Herts Pride 2019: Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar take part in Watford event | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Herts Pride in Watford was bigger than ever before with various stalls, a fun fair and the big top circus tent packed full of live entertainment. Laura Wells, chair of ...

Great Northern brings Oyster to Potters Bar and Radlett train stations | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

It has been officially confirmed today that you can use your pay-as-you-go Oyster cards at Potters Bar station.

M25 crash: Heavy traffic between J24 Potters Bar and J23 South Mimms | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

There is nine miles of congestion on the M25 due to a car and a heavy goods vehicle crash near Potters Bar.

Potters Bar councillor's use of 'bent over and took it' phrase did not breach code of conduct, says county council report  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar county councillor's use of the phrase "bent over and took it" has been determined as "ill-judged", but not in breach of the authority's code of conduct ...

Another win over the champions as Potters Bar get set for play-offs in style  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar concluded the regular season with a convincing 48-run win over Herts Cricket League Premier Division champions Radlett.

Lessons to learn for Potters Bar despite progress in FA Cup  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Relief was king for manager Lee O'Leary after Potters Bar Town sneaked through their FA Cup first qualifying round tie away to Takeley with a 1-0 win.

Area Guide: The upmarket Hertfordshire village of Brookmans Park  Herts Advertiser

Located between Potters Bar and Hatfield with fantastic travel links into central London, the upmarket Hertfordshire village of Brookmans Park has a lot to offer.

Isthmian League: Stalemate at Enfield as Potters Bar Town show character after Folkestone defeat | Football  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town earned a battling 2-2 draw away to neighbours Enfield Town after a mad couple of minutes just before half-time had threatened to undo all ...

FA Cup: Potters Bar Town sneak through with stoppage time winner at Takeley  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town avoided a shock and another early exit from the FA Cup - but they left it very late to do so before clinching a 1-0 win at Takeley.

FA Cup: Potters Bar handed Hornchurch test in second qualifying round  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town have been handed a home tie with familiar foes after the draw for the FA Cup second qualifying round was made.

Dog day wows Harvester at Oakmere House in 2019 | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A dog show and a family fun day in Potters Bar has raised money for the scouts and an animal rescue centre.

Potters Bar Town 1 - 1 Cray Wanderers  News Shopper

Cray Wanderers first ever visit to Potters Bar Town ended in dramatic fashion as a Joe Taylor goal five minutes into stoppage time earned a point…

Oyster card extension to Radlett and Potters Bar 'imminent'  Times Series

The Oyster card scheme will be rolled out at two stations "very soon".

Potters Bar and Harpenden at opposite ends of the play-off spectrum after Bar win  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar made it nine without defeat as they secured a play-off place in the Herts Cricket League Premier Division - while Harpenden have one eye nervously ...

Award-winning comedian comes to town with new show  Times Series

A household name teetering on the brink of national treasure status, award-winning comedian Ed Byrne is coming to Potters Bar later this year.

Potters Bar to host Property Networking Event  Minuteman Press

Property Tuesdays! will be holding one of its regular networking events in Potters Bar later this month. It is open to people with both a passion or merely a ...

M25 traffic: Seven-mile queues and 40-minute delays after crash near Potters Bar  Hertfordshire Mercury

There are several miles of queues in both directions.

Bar close in on play-off spot thanks to West Herts stroll  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar consolidated their position in the top three of the Herts Cricket League Premier Division with a comfortable 103-run win over West Herts.

M25 traffic: Nine miles of queues after serious crash near Potters Bar blocks road  Hertfordshire Mercury

There are currently nine and a half miles of queues following a serious crash on the M25 near Potters Bar. Earlier this morning (Tuesday, August 26) a major ...

Live blog: Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar GCSE results day 2019  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Students around Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar are anxiously opening their 2019 GCSE results this morning.

Double silverware for Potters Bar in another action-packed week of bowls  Welwyn Hatfield Times

There was double success for Potters Bar Bowls Club as they triumphed in an annual three-club competition against North Mymms and Northaw & Cuffley.

Bad result for Potters Bar as Folkestone Invicta enjoy flattering win  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town's stuttering start to the season continued as they went down 4-1 at home to Folkestone Invicta - although the final score did flatter the visitors ...

Frustration for Scholars as Cray find very late equaliser  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town saw victory snatched away from them deep into stoppage time at the Pakex Stadium as Cray Wanderers fought back to earn a 1-1 draw.

M25: J24 to J23 three lane closure due to RTC | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Lanes 2, 3 and 4 are blocked going anticlockwise on Junction 24 to Junction 23 - and Highways England have said the fire *service* are currently on the scene.

Herts Cricket League: Potters Bar beat Luton Town & Indians to reach championship play-offs | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar will contest the Herts Cricket League Premier Division play-offs full of confidence as they stretched their run of form to just one defeat in 13 games.

All the new KFC restaurants set to open in Hertfordshire  Hertfordshire Mercury

KFC has announced plans to open over 500 new restaurants across the country - including some in Hertfordshire. The company has earmarked 536 places ...

New floral displays to brighten up Luton Airport Parkway train station  Luton Today

Luton Airport Parkway station has been given a colourful makeover thanks to new floral displays.

M25 traffic: Fire crews rush to free person trapped in car after crash  Hertfordshire Mercury

A person was freed from a crashed car on the M25 with special cutting equipment this afternoon. Fire crews from the Hertfordshire fire *service* were dispatched to ...

Second place finish for Welwyn Garden City as they prepare for Potters Bar semi-final  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Welwyn Garden City made sure of a home play-off semi-final even after a below-par score against West Herts.

Broken down train causing disruption between Potters Bar and Welwyn Garden City  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Govia-operated Great Northern says trains may be cancelled or delayed by up to 15 minutes between these two stations. The disruption is expected to end at ...

Potters Bar to host Manager Forum  Minuteman Press

A manager forum has been organised by Hertfordshire Care Providers Association and will be held in Potters Bar later this month. The session is designed for ...

10 car-free autumn days out for Londoners  The Telegraph

Autumn is here, with Monday's equinox marking the official start of the new season.

M25 traffic: Nine-mile queues after lorry crash near Potters Bar  Hertfordshire Mercury

There are long delays on the M25 this morning after a collision between two lorries. The accident happened at around 5.48am on the clockwise carriage for the ...

Bar date confirmed as WGC get the better of Stortford in high-scoring extravaganza  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Welwyn Garden City secured a Herts Cricket League Premier Division semi-final with Potters Bar after a hard-fought win at home to Bishop's Stortford - although ...

Wyevale Garden Centre Syon Park to be used for business opportunities  Horticulture Week

Wyevale Garden Centre garden centre at Syon Park in west London closes this month but the exact future of the site is still uncertain. The Northumberland ...

P J A Carpentry comes back to Biggleswade  Biggleswade Today

Paul Albone, 54, has moved the headquarters for P J A Carpentry Ltd back to Biggleswade with the extensive renovation and refurbishment of the former Lee ...

Ash Colclough to the rescue for Sneyd Green with last-gasp winner to complete his hat-trick  Stoke-on-Trent Live

SNEYD Green looked to be heading for defeat at Newcastle Athletic in their Premier Division meeting, but they staged a remarkable comeback, capped by a ...

Traffic news: Central line delays and motor accident causing tailbacks  Epping Forest Guardian

Good morning everyone, hope your travel journeys are going well today. Here is the travel and weather roundup:

AO signs three year-partnership deal with Aldi for bulk deliveries  Motor Transport

Electrical retailer AO is continuing to expand its logistics *service* after winning a deal with Aldi to provide large-item home deliveries. The three-year partnership ...

M25 traffic: Vehicle on fire near South Mimms closes lanes at J23 | St Albans and Harpenden News  Herts Advertiser

Firefighters are at the scene of a vehicle fire near the South Mimms exit of the M25 this afternoon.

Blaze involving 400 tonnes of straw near train tracks disrupting Letchworth Garden City line via Hertford North  The Comet

A fire involving 400 tonnes of straw is causing delays on a Letchworth Garden City train line this morning.

Richard Frank Ciezak  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5526 (Published 13 September 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5526. Article · Related *content* · Metrics ...

Bowls round-up: District success for Harpenden, Townsend and Batchwood  Herts Advertiser

Harpenden enjoyed a perfect weekend at the St Albans & District Bowls Association finals day as they won all three of their championship matches played.

Where to buy a commuter home: Londoners leaving the city can find value in leafy Hertfordshire villages with fast train links  Homes and Property

Four in 10 London-based first-time buyers are choosing a home outside the capital, according to research published today. A toxic combination of high prices, ...

Emirates FA Cup second round qualifying draw made at Wembley  The FA

The draw for the Emirates FA Cup second round qualifying was made at Wembley Stadium on Monday afternoon.

Lifestyle & Mobility pins future on marrying a retail experience with industry pedigree  Access and Mobility Professional

Dealer's investment pays off as it looks ahead to ambitious retail project to open an experiential new store which could act as the blueprint for future mobility ...

Pictures of Potters Bar in the 1930s on display at museum exhibition | Community events  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Take a nostalgic trip back to the 1930s with Potters Bar Museum's latest exhibition, which opens this week.

Potters Bar Carnival returns next weekend | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The annual event featuring a procession through the town, live music, fairground rides and a variety of stalls takes place next Sunday, June 9. The carnival will ...

REPORT: Potters Bar Town 2-1 Leyton Orient XI  Leyton Orient FC

A young O's side visited Potters Bar Town on Tuesday night for a friendly match, and a reunion with O's legend John Mackie. Ruel Sotiriou led the side out as ...

Potters Bar mum killed herself on anniversary of son's own suicide  Hertfordshire Mercury

Both Susan and her son died two days before Christmas a year apart.

80-year-old woman dies in Potters Bar as air ambulance lands at the scene  Hertfordshire Mercury

A woman died after an incident near Potters Bar train station yesterday morning (Monday, August 12). Police officers were called to Darkes Lane at 10.21am ...

Firefighters and police officers visit hundreds of homes in Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Firefighters and police officers visited hundreds of homes in Potters Bar in a push to make the streets safer.

Potters Bar burglaries: Thieves take piggy banks in home raids | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Children's piggy banks have been stolen during the latest spate of burglaries in Potters Bar.

Incredible way a Potters Bar man who went for a nap and never woke up will be remembered  Hertfordshire Mercury

A man from Ware has launched a special fundraising event in memory of his late brother who went for an afternoon nap and never woke up again.

M25 travel: Clockwise crash near Potters Bar causing traffic delays | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Two lanes are closed on the M25 after a major crash near Potters Bar this morning - with traffic backing up for four miles.

Potters Bar Community Hospital becoming hub under NHS plans | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Hospital could be turned into a local hub for clinics under new NHS plans.

Potters Bar stabbing: Two arrests after incident near Furzefield Leisure Centre | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Two Potters Bar teenagers have been arrested after a 14-year old boy was stabbed in the town last week.

Potters Bar Royal British Legion planning appeal against HBC rejection | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Developers of the former Royal British Legion site in Potters Bar have appealed against the council's refusal to grant planning permission for eight flats.

Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar swimming locations | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Well you can ditch the ice creams, fans and air-conditioning and head down to your community pools, watersports parks and spa pools for a refreshing splash.

Hertsmere Revolt - Nightmare on Elstree - Coming to Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

From a secret bunker in the Elstree hills, the Hertsmere People's Liberation Front is plotting to use its cells in Potters Bar for commando operations.

Hertsmere Borough Council moves travellers from Parkfield in Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The group - of nine caravans and several associated vehicles - arrived in the late hours of Monday evening in Parkfield, but were asked by Herts Police and ...

Potters Bar teens complete new care sector programme | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Young people in Potters Bar celebrated their graduation from a new employability programme for the care sector last week.

Potters Bar train disruption after trespasser on tracks | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A trespasser on the train tracks between Potters Bar and Brookmans Park stations has caused disruption for passengers this morning.

Boost for Potters Bar Town ahead of Isthmian Premier Division opener  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town have received a massive financial boost ahead of their second Isthmian Premier Division season with the news that main club sponsor Pakex ...

Potters Bar Beer and Music Festival 2019 | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Beer Festival 2019 will take place on Saturday.

Elderly woman dies in Darkes Lane, Potters Bar  Times Series

An elderly woman has died this morning.

Potters Bar man sentenced to more than nine years for historic child sex abuse  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar man has been sentenced to nine years and four months in prison for historic sexual offences against children.

Potters Bar and District Horticultural Society: Summer show winners | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The best roses and sweet peas were honoured at Potters Bar and District Horticultural Society awards at the weekend.

Crash on M25 near Enfield causing delays for Potters Bar traffic | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A crash on the M25 between Enfield and Waltham Abbey is causing delays for traffic in Potters Bar.

Potters Bar Tesco customers danced for charity | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar shoppers were recently invited to get groovy in the middle of Tesco as part of a new charity initiative.

Knife crime: 14-year old stabbed in Potters Bar on Mutton Lane on June 11 | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A 14-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Potters Bar yesterday.

Serious collision on Barnet road near Potters Bar on June 9 | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A woman has been left in a serious condition after a crash in Potters Bar yesterday.

Spending compensation for Potters Bar Train station | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar politicians have been putting forward suggestions about how money to improve the railway station could be spent.

Scammers target elderly Potters Bar residents | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Several elderly people have been targeted by a fake charity in Potters Bar.

Men from St Albans and Potters Bar charged with village burglaries  Herts Advertiser

Three men, including one from St Albans and another from Potters Bar, have been charged with two burglaries in a village.

Grangewood burglars, Potters Bar, take £20,000: CCTV pictures | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Balaclava-clad burglars broke into a Potters Bar property while the resident was home, taking a car, jewellery and £20000 cash in the middle of the day.

Development of 17th-century Potters Bar pub into affordable living flats and community hub to begin soon | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The redevelopment of a former pub in Potters Bar could include a nursery, gym or religious centre, the developer says.

Man arrested following burglaries in Potters Bar  Times Series

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of two burglaries in Potters Bar.

Cannabis factory with 330 plants worth £90K uncovered in Potters Bar house  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after police discovered a cannabis factory at a house in Potters Bar.

Potters Bar 2019 carnival awards money to charities | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Carnival raised an astounding £5890 for 31 local organisations.

M25: Traffic building after car and lorry collision between Potters Bar and South Mimms | St Albans and Harpenden News  Herts Advertiser

A lane on the M25 has been closed anticlockwise by police after a lorry and a car were involved in a collision between Junction 24 for Potters Bar and Junction ...

Protesters to march in Borehamwood against Hertsmere Borough Council  Watford Observer

Protesters will march through a town centre tomorrow to demonstrate that they have 'no faith' in their local council.

Derelict Potters Bar property yet to be developed by Hertsmere Borough Council | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Hertsmere Borough Council has yet to develop a derelict Potters Bar property, after seizing it more than a year ago.

Potters Bar drone: Boeing aeroplane on flight from Heathrow in near miss | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Boeing jet airliner nearly hit a drone over Potters Bar, a new report has revealed.

Two more in at Potters Bar Town as O'Leary strengthens Scholars  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town manager Lee O'Leary has took his summer signings up to three as he plots a successful season in the Isthmian League Premier Division.

Potters Bar Carnival 2019: thousands enjoy annual event | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar came to a standstill as the town's annual carnival returned over the weekend.

Local Plan: Promotion of hundreds of homes in Potters Bar, South Mimms and employment in London Colney  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Landowners are promoting hundreds of homes in Potters Bar and South Mimms - and employment sites in London Colney - under Hertsmere's draft Local Plan.

M25 crash: Lane closed near Potters Bar and Enfield A10 junction | St Albans and Harpenden News  Herts Advertiser

One lane of the M25 is closed near Potters Bar this morning following a crash.

The Park Education Support Centre to move from Potters Bar to Hatfield  Times Series

An 'education support centre' that was judged “inadequate” by inspectors is to move to a new site in Hatfield.

Potters Bar Carnival Young VIPs revealed | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The Potters Bar Carnival Young VIPs have been announced.

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