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Potters Bar security gates refused due to 'perception of crime' | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar driveways have been targeted by would-be thieves - after residents were refused planning permission for security gates, partly on grounds that they ...

Air quality alerts for Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar pollution | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Hertsmere and Welwyn Hatfield councils have signed up to a county-wide project that sends free pollution alerts to your mobile.

Beavers group in Potters Bar have martial arts training | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Beavers group in Potters Bar have taken part in an action-packed martial arts evening.

Hertsmere borough council reassures bus users in Potters Bar there will be no more funding cuts | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Bus users in Potters Bar have been reassured by the borough council that services in the town are unlikely to face further funding cuts.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital with leg injuries after Potters Bar collision | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The ambulance *service* was called shortly before 8am to a collision involving a white Mercedes car and a yellow BMW motorcycle on Mimms Hall Road.

Heavy traffic in Potters Bar after M25 problems | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Traffic is moving very slowly through Potters Bar with bus companies warning of delayed services after an earlier incident on the M25.

Great Northern lines reopen between Potters Bar and Welwyn Garden City | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

All lines have reopened between Potters Bar and Welwyn Garden City after a problem with a broken down this morning was resolved.

Two M25 clockwise lanes closed near Potters Bar after crash  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Two lanes of the M25 clockwise are closed between Junction 24 for Potters Bar and Junction 25 for Cheshunt after a two-vehicle crash.

Potters Bar scores high on new London commuter hotspots list  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar has been named as one of Britain's best London commuter hotspots.

Man sought in connection with thefts from Potters Bar vehicles  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to as part of their enquiries into thefts from vehicles in Potters Bar.

Latest Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield and Potters Bar court hearings | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Court results published by the Welwyn Hatfield Times are taken from St Albans, Stevenage and Hatfield Magistrates' Court and are published without prejudice.

Crash on M25 near Potters Bar between car and lorry  Welwyn Hatfield Times

There are delays of up to a half an hour anticlockwise on the M25 near Potters Bar after a lorry and a car were involved in a collision.

Potters Bar MP Oliver Dowden to meet with council about Hertsmere school places | Education  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar's MP Oliver Dowden has called a meeting with Hertfordshire County Council education officials after the number of pupils looking for a secondary ...

Christmas lights planners in Potters Bar want your input in AGM | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Community organisers are asking Potters Bar folk for their input in a meeting to ensure Christmas 2019 sparkles as much as it did last year.

'Serious traffic collision' causes disruption on M25 by Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Lanes on the M25 by Potters Bar have been closed this afternoon following a car crash.

Police appeal to return Potters Bar jewellery to rightful owner | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police have recovered earrings, bracelets and necklaces in Potters Bar which they believe to have been stolen.

Borehamwood man charged with GBH over Potters Bar McDonald's incident | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A 20-year-old man has been charged after two teenage boys were allegedly assaulted in McDonald's at Potters Bar last week.

Potters Bar Town 0 Hornchurch 1: Late Sean Marks goal helps Hornchurch teach Scholars a lesson | Non-League  Romford Recorder

Bostik Premier: Potters Bar Town 0 Hornchurch 1 (Marks 79)

Delays following crash on M25 in Hertfordshire near Potters Bar | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Motorists are facing three-mile queues on the M25 in Hertfordshire following a crash involving several vehicles.

Police in Potters Bar issue warning after spate of vehicle break-ins  BOB fm

Police are urging drivers not to keep valuable items in their car or van after a spate of break-ins in Potters Bar.

Dugdale House care home in Potters Bar receives good rating from Care Quality Commission | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A care home for people with learning disabilities in Potters Bar has received a 'good' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Delays on M25 following crash between Potters Bar and Enfield | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

One lane is blocked on the M25 near Potters Bar following a crash.

Police called after teenage girl has coffee thrown over her in McDonald's in Darkes Lane Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police were called after a 15-year-old girl had coffee thrown over her in McDonald's in Potters Bar.

Potters Bar fail Cambridge exam, but seconds within touching distance of title  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar's men were taught a lesson by Cambridge University seconds during a 5-1 defeat.

Burglary on St Vincents Way Potters Bar caught on video camera | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A pair of burglars were caught on camera after smashing their way into a Potters Bar home.

Bostik Premier Division: Potters Bar Town v Carshalton Athletic match report | Football  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A solitary goal early in the second half condemned Potters Bar Town to a 1-0 home defeat against Carshalton Athletic and pushed them closer to the Bostik ...

Potters Bar school out of special measures after Ofsted success  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar headteacher has thanked the community after his school was taken out of special measures, following several monitoring visits by exacting Ofsted ...

Queues on M25 near Potters Bar due to fuel spillage  Watford Observer

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Carshalton see of Potters Bar by single goal to stay in hunt  Richmond and Twickenham Times

Carshalton Athletic's Bostik Premier play-off hopes come under real scrutiny this coming weekend, writes James Barrett-Sterling.

Pro dancer from Potters Bar appears alongside Will Smith in remake of Disney's Aladdin  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A professional dancer from Potters Bar will appear alongside Will Smith in an upcoming remake of a Disney classic.

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in St Vincents Way Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Detectives have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a burglary in Potters Bar.

Potters Bar endure travel woes as trip to Norfolk ends in defeat  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A late fightback from Potters Bar wasn't enough to gain anything from their trip to Harleston Magpies as they returned with a 4-3 loss in East Hockey League ...

M25 car crash and diesel spill causing delays by Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A car crash and diesel spillage on the M25 is causing traffic jams by Potters Bar this morning.

Chances go begging as Potters Bar Town are held to a draw against relegation rivals Burgess Hill  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town will look back on this as three points missed rather than one point gained as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Burgess Hill Town.

Man in suit caught attempting Potters Bar car break-in  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Harsh words were exchanged and a car aerial snapped last night when a man was caught trying to break into a Potters Bar car.

East Hockey League: Potters Bar scrap to another important win over Wisbech Town | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar took a major step towards safety in East League Division One with a 7-3 home win against Wisbech Town.

Three home wins on the trot mean relegation doubts are all removed for Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A third successive home win for Potters Bar Hockey Club fired them up to seventh in East Hockey League and eased any relegation fears they had.

Crash on the M25 anticlockwise between Junctions 25 and 24 near Potters Bar, traffic building | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  The Comet

Police are at the scene of two separate crashes in each direction of the M25 near Potters Bar, between Junctions 24 and 25.

Bostik Premier Division: Potters Bar Town keep tight hold of their own destiny after Bishop's Stortford win | Football  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town kept their Bostik Premier Division fate firmly in their own hands after a battling and much-needed 2-1 win away to Bishop's Stortford.

Tudors advance to Herts Charity Cup semi-final after 3-2 win at Potters Bar  Hemel Gazette

Hemel Hempstead Town booked a place in the semi-final of the Herts Charity Cup last night (Tuesday) when they survived a nervy last few minutes before ...

Can Burgess Hill Town change their fortunes at Potters Bar?  Mid Sussex Times

Burgess Hill will look to go level on points with Wingate and Whitehawk in the Isthmian Premier Division on Saturday, when Potters Bar Town welcome the ...

Why didn't Grant Shapps and Oliver Dowden attend the climate change debate? | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar's MPs have explained why they didn't attend a landmark climate change debate in Parliament.

Urchins boss Stimson hails rival and former O's striker Cureton for big impact  East London Advertiser

Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson has heaped praise on player-manager Jamie Cureton for the job he's doing at Bishop's Stortford.

Revealed: the millions in private profit made on Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere's right-to-buy homes  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere residents who bought their council homes through the right-to-buy scheme have made millions of pounds by reselling the former ...

Bostik Premier: The latest AFC Hornchurch blog | Non-League  Romford Recorder

George Nicholas for Potters Bar Town battles with Lewwis Spence for AFC Hornchurch. Picture: Karyn Haddon. Archant. Latest news from the supporters' ...

Urchins boss Stimson says it was an important victory to help them move up the table  Romford Recorder

Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson described it as an important win as they nabbed a 1-0 victory away to Potters Bar Town.

M25 crash causes problems for commuters  Enfield Independent

Crash near Potters Bar on the M25 is causing massive queues for people travelling home.

Healthcare staff pictured asleep while on watch for suicidal patients  Mirror Online

EXCLUSIVE: We reveal the exhausted workers underlining our health *service* crisis.

The non-league games taking place close to Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea & West Ham this afternoon  Football.London

It may be the international break, but there is plenty of football still happening in and around London.

Bostik Premier: Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson confident ahead of Scholars challenge | Non-League  Romford Recorder

Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson is confident that if his squad continue to perform then Potters Bar Town will be in for a tough afternoon.

Plenty of success for Zenith Trampoline Club as they look for national glory  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The Potters Bar-based club entered 25 children into the three qualifiers for the national development pathway compulsory finals with 19 moving onto the next ...

Rail delay warnings across Herts due to Storm Gareth | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  The Comet

Strong winds from Storm Gareth are likely to cause train delays on routes through Welwyn Hatfield, Potters Bar, St Albans, Stevenage, Hitchin, Royston and ...

Football fixtures and results - Saturday March 23 to Wednesday March 27  Kent Online

Catch up with all the week's football fixtures and results for our teams here.

Police release description of Potters Bar dog snatcher  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police have released a description of a man who attempted to snatch a dog in popular Potters Bar parkland.

Potters Bar residents have their say on Hertsmere's Local Plan | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Proposals to build new homes in Potters Bar as part of Hertsmere's Local Plan have met with mixed reactions from residents.

Fire on Potters Bar's Byng Drive | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital following a house fire in Potters Bar today.

Teenage boy stabbed outside Potters Bar pub | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A 15-year-old boy received a wound to his arm last night in the car park of a Potters Bar pub.

Police raise awareness of mental health in Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police, council workers and the Samaritans have been raising awareness of mental health following two deaths at Potters Bar train station in one month.

Potters Bar Christmas Tree lights switch-on 2018: when and where | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar is looking forward to an extra-special switching on of the Christmas tree lights this year, after the community came together to keep the season ...

Body found off The Causeway in Potters Bar: Police called | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police were called at the weekend after a body was found in a field in Potters Bar.

Firefighters' clutter warning after Potters Bar fire | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Firefighters have warned against the risks of collecting too many things in your home after a fire in a Potters Bar home.

Potters Bar power cut after Aberdale Garden manhole drama | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Nearly 250 Potters Bar homes were without power after a fault on the underground network last night.

Teens with knife challenge Potters Bar boy on Mount Grace Road | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A teenage boy was challenged by two boys, one of whom was armed, in a Potters Bar alleyway yesterday.

Cannabis factory found in Willow Way in Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police have discovered a cannabis factory with a crop worth around £95000 in Potters Bar.

Police confirm man struck by train at Potters Bar station | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

British Transport Police have confirmed that a person was killed yesterday evening after being struck by a train at Potters Bar Station.

Potters Bar Byng Drive burglary - police appeal | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar house was burgled twice in the space of a week.

Potters Bar Christmas tree lights switch-on 2018 with Oliver Dowden and mayor | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Over a thousand people are estimated to have turned out in Potters Bar on Saturday evening to see the community Christmas tree light up.

Potters Bar woodland plan for M25 fly-tipping black spot  BBC News

The owner of the land cannot find a tenant farmer and proposes to create an amenity for residents.

Superdrug opening date for new Potters Bar store | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Excited shoppers will be looking forward to picking up bath bombs, mascara and toiletries when a new shop opens this week in Potters Bar.

Scott Foran charged with burglary in Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A man has been charged in connection with a burglary that occurred at a home in Potters Bar, where a car was stolen.

Traffic queues coming out of Tesco Potters Bar prompt light adjustment | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Forget leaving the EU, shoppers in Potters Bar are finding it hard enough to get out of Tesco car park.

Potters Bar residents wary of dog snatcher lurking in Furzefield Wood area | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Dog owners in Potters Bar are afraid to visit a popular parkland after brazen attempts to snatch dogs in the area.

Police helicopter over Potters Bar after Willow Way fight | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The police helicopter is out over Potters Bar and officers are on the ground following a fight in the town.

Traffic delays in Potters Bar town centre this evening thanks to traffic lights | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The evening rush hour has been made even slower tonight in Potters Bar thanks to traffic signal timings.

Potters Bar Rotary Club launches glam new Christmas sleigh since generator theft | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Rotary club has proved that you can steal their generator, but you can't take away their Christmas spirit.

Potters Bar best dressed Christmas house competition set to make the town sparkle | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Want to see Potters Bar get into the Christmas spirit? A group of locals are hoping to get as many festive entries as possible in their 'best-dressed house' ...

Police chase through Mutton Lane in Potters Bar ending in Barnet | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police made two arrests following a car chase through Potters Bar yesterday afternoon.

Potters Bar residents respond to Hertsmere Borough Council Local Plan consultation | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar residents were thanked by Hertsmere Borough Council for engaging with the latest phase of the new Local Plan.

British Transport Police confirm person killed after being hit by train at Potters Bar Station | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

British Transport Police have confirmed that a person has been killed after being struck by a train at Potters Bar Station.

Potters Bar Golf Club ceases trading after 95 years  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Golf Club has ceased trading after nearly 100 years of operating in the town.

Herts Ad Sunday League: AFC Rangers claim first Premier Division title  Herts Advertiser

Goals from Harvey Scott and Jacob Noonan meant AFC Rangers' 2-1 win over Skew Bridge was enough to give them a first Herts Advertiser Sunday League ...

Singer Rod Stewart visits Potters Bar Town Football Club | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Singer Sir Rod Stewart visited Potters Bar Town Football Club on Sunday to watch a match.

Police deal with fight in Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, near Sainsbury's supermarket | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police were called to a fight near Sainsbury's in Potters Bar yesterday afternoon, involving two groups.

Potters Bar scout group seeks community support to fund rebuild of its century-old hut  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar's oldest scout group is in a race against time to raise funds to rebuild its almost century-old base.

Burglaries in Potters Bar Hill Rise and Brackendale | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police are investigating two burglaries which both happened on the same day in Potters Bar.

Brazen keyless car theft 'shocks' Potters Bar couple who have been victims of multiple home burglaries  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar couple are 'still in shock' after the keyless theft of their car, which followed four previous burglaries of their home.

Nearly 600 burglaries remain unsolved across Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

There were 410 burglaries in Welwyn Hatfield in 2018 where no suspect was identified, according to recently published statistics.

Boy punched in Tesco in Mutton Lane Potters Bar: Police investigate assault | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police are investigating the assault of a teenager in Tesco in Potters Bar yesterday.

Police witness appeal to crash in Hatfield Road in Potters Bar on December 27 2018 | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A pedestrian remains in hospital following a crash in Potters Bar last month in which he suffered a serious head injury.

Potters Bar school uniform and embroidery business LeeJoy celebrate 44 years | Education  Welwyn Hatfield Times

If you have worn a school uniform at any point in the last 44 years in Potters Bar, chances are it's Joy Prince who kitted you out.

Potters Bar residents angered by tree vandalism | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar residents have been angered by senseless vandalism in a residential street.

Kitten found in bus panel at Potters Bar bus garage | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A travel-happy kitten was found hidden in a panel of one of the buses at Potters Bar bus garage on Saturday night.

Police investigate dog attack at Oakmere Park in Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police are investigating a dog attack that happened in a Potters Bar park this morning.

Long M25 delays clockwise junctions 23 and 24 near Potters Bar and South Mimms | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Highways England has warned of “long delays on approach” to the M25 between Junctions 23 and 24 clockwise near South Mimms and Potters Bar, due to a ...

Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar primary school league tables 2018 | Education  Welwyn Hatfield Times

How well did your child's school fare in the latest league tables? We take a look at Key Stage 2 results for schools in Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar.

Police CCTV appeal after Potters Bar attempted burglary | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an attempted burglary in Potters Bar.

Points failure at Welwyn Garden City causes train delays between Potters Bar and Stevenage  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A points failure at Welwyn Garden City is causing disruption to trains northbound between Potters Bar and Stevenage this morning.

Duo jailed for burglaries, including one in Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Two men have been jailed in connection with burglary offences, which were committed in Potters Bar and Bushey, and conspiracy to commit burglary in London.

Potters Bar residents can have their say on Hertsmere's Local Plan | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

People in Potters Bar will soon be invited to have their say on the next stage of housing development in Hertsmere.

Tesco Potters Bar apologises to woman with Huntingdon's Disease after sniffing her breath for booze | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar woman whose disability symptoms can be confused with drunkenness is angry after a Tesco manager smelled her breath - even though she ...

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