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Live M25 traffic updates as road shut near Potters Bar following crash  Hertfordshire Mercury

A crash has taken place on the M25 in Hertfordshire that has completely shut the road. The crash happened shortly before 4.30pm today (Monday, June 17) on ...

Herts Cricket League: Jigar Mehta claims five as Potters Bar beat West Herts | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Jigar Mehta claimed his first five-wicket haul for the club as Potters Bar's upturn in form continued into the next stage of the Herts Cricket League Premier ...

Potters Bar and District Photographic Society display at Wyllyotts Centre | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The Potters Bar and District Photographic Society are showcasing their most talented snappers at a new exhibition.

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.

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.

M25 traffic: Seven-mile long queues after 'car bursts into flames' near Potters Bar  Essex Live

Highways England officers held traffic due to the incident.

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.

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.

Driver seriously injured after crashing into two trees  Times Series

A woman is seriously injured in hospital after crashing into two trees.

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 ...

Great Northern line disruption caused by fault betwen Welwyn Garden City and Potters Bar | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Customers planning to take Great Northern trains from Hatfield to London are being asked to first go to Welwyn Garden City.

Bar on the move up the table with easy Stortford victory  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar have rocketed four places up the Saracens Herts Cricket League Premier Division after a comprehensive eight-wicket win at home to Bishop's ...

Potters Bar teenager raises hundreds for BEAT | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar student raised hundreds of pounds over the weekend after organising her own charity quiz.

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

The Potters Bar Carnival Young VIPs have been announced.

Delays on M25 after crash near Enfield and Potters Bar  Kent Online

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision on the M25 where drivers are warned to expect delays.

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.

Road trips dominate Potters Bar Town's pre-season campaign  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town fans will have to wait a little while before glimpsing their heroes at their Pakex Stadium home after the announcement of their pre-season ...

Tailbacks on M25 near Watford, St Albans, and Potters Bar  Times Series

The Friday evening rush hour has not got off to a good start with severe delays on the M25 already.

Two lanes of the M25 closed near Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Delays are expected near Potters Bar this morning, with two lanes of the M25 anti-clockwise closed between Junction 26 and 25 following a crash.

Horse and woman freed from ditch by Hertfordshire emergency services in South Mimms | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A woman who was trapped under a horse near Potters Bar was helped free with the assistance of around 40 emergency personnel.

Man jailed after Potters Bar burglary and car theft | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A man has been jailed after he broke into a home in Potters Bar and stole a car while the householder was asleep.

Royal Veterinary College presents award to dog on World Blood Donor Day | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar golden retriever has saved 'countless' canine lives, through donating his blood to the Royal Veterinary College near the town.

Boeing 777 nearly collided with a drone over Potters Bar  BOB fm

A report from the UK Airprox Board's revealed how a Boeing 777 nearly hit a drone over Potters Bar.

M25 by Potters Bar reopens after broken down HGV incident  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The M25 was closed by Potters Bar this morning because an HGV had broken down and was unable to move.

Northants star Graeme White sinks Potters Bar with late barrage  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar suffered late heartbreak as they fell to a three-wicket defeat to Totteridge Millhillians in Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Premier Division.

Lane reopened after vehicle fire on M25 near Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A vehicle caught fire on the M25 between Junction 25 for Enfield and Junction 24 for Potters Bar.

M25 traffic latest: M25 lanes CLOSED on London ring road – motorway delays almost AN HOUR  Express

The incident took place between junction 25 for the A10 Great Cambridge Road and junction 26 for Waltham Abbey. Highways England has confirmed the ...

Potters Bar Carnival to take place this weekend  Minuteman Press

The annual Potters Bar Carnival is due to take place this weekend, with a programme that includes a wide range of activities, live music, fairground attractions, ...

Herts Cricket League: Potters Bar clinch derby success at North Mymms | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A magnificent unbeaten 91 from Pat Scott was the difference as Potters Bar battled to victory at North Mymms in a fantastic game of cricket.

Things to do in Hertfordshire this Spring May Bank Holiday weekend  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Looking for things to do over the late May bank holiday weekend? Here's a few suggestions of what's on this weekend.

New season league allocations announced for Welwyn Garden City and Potters Bar Town  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Welwyn Garden City and Potters Bar Town have found out where they will be playing their football next season - and it is as you were.

St Columba's College raises money for Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome's charity Annabelle's Challenge | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A school in St Albans encouraged students to dress in red in a show of support for one of its Potters Bar pupils who has a rare genetic disorder.

M25 traffic latest: Car fire sparks five mile queues near Sevenoaks  Express

The M25 clockwise is subject to five mile delays after a vehicle earlier caught fire between J5 M26 and Clacket Lane Services.

Latest court results for St Albans, Harpenden, London Colney, Radlett, Wheathampstead, Redbourn | Court Watch  Herts Advertiser

Who has been in court from St Albans, Harpenden and the surrounding villages?

‘We’re a divided kingdom now’: UK sinking into Brexit gloom  The Guardian

According to a major new poll from BritainThinks, 69% of Britons are feeling pessimistic about the state of national unity.

European Union Elections 2019: Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere results | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The breakdown of how Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere voted in European Parliament elections has been revealed, with the Brexit Party topping the poll.

Broken down vehicle and heavy congestion on M25  East London and West Essex Guardian Series

Good morning everyone, hope you all enjoyed a lovely weekend, don't let the Monday morning rush hour spoil your day! Here is your morning update:

Taking a diagonal walking tour of England  St Albans & Harpenden Review

When travel writer Nick Corble decided to walk across England last summer, an added benefit was the opportunity to pass through Hertfordshire.

The £1m luxury gear seized by police for sale at bargain prices  Wales Online

Rolex watches and a Land Rover Defender are also going under the hammer.

Welwyn Garden City Rail bosses to hear passenger feedback tomorrow morning | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Welwyn Garden City commuters will be able to have their say on how £80000 compensation should be spent at the railway station tomorrow morning.

M25 traffic: Motorway closed near Enfield following pile up  MyLondon

Two lanes on the M25 near Enfield were closed due to a crash. Two cars and a van collided on the M25 clockwise between J24 (Potters Bar) and J25 (Enfield).

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado heading for Scarborough this Saturday  RailAdvent - Railway News

Steam locomotive 60163 'Tornado' will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in London and Scarborough on Saturday 15th June 2019.

Inside the shabby-chic barbers where Dele Alli and England stars play Fifa and Street Fighter on battered  The Sun

HIDDEN away on a leafy A road in Hertfordshire lies a shabby-chic barbers where multi-millionaire footballers including Dele Alli go to get their freshest looks.

Live M25 traffic updates after 'car bursts into flames' on the road  Essex Live

There are long delays on the M25 this afternoon after a car caught fire on the carriageway. All traffic was held by traffic officers as fire crews rushed to the scene.

Planned roadworks to disrupt traffic on the M25, M3, A3 and surrounding roads  Get Surrey

Road-users will need to keep an eye on these roadworks during their travels this week.

Meet the sisters - aged 8 and 11 - who have raised an amazing £4k!  Stoke-on-Trent Live

Now Megan and Lucie Woodworth have been nominated for a Sentinel Our Heroes award.

Export ban placed on 'grotesque' Victorian crab  BBC News

A temporary export bar has been placed on a "grotesque" Victorian crab sculpture to try to keep it in the UK. The toothy crustacean was created by London ...

Herts Ad Sunday League: AFC Mymms and Facelad serve up end of year cracker  Herts Advertiser

The curtain came down on the Herts Ad Sunday League with a thrilling contest in Division One between AFC Mymms and Facelad.

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 knife crime: Teenager requires surgery after alleged attacked | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A 17-year-old boy who sustained a broken nose in an alleged Potters Bar attack involving a group of teenagers will require surgery, police have said.

Potters Bar Carnival 2019 seeks stalls and young VIPs - entry form here | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar is preparing for another jam-packed carnival this summer with performances, rides, exhibitions, football matches, and, of course, a street procession ...

Quartet in as Potters Bar strengthen ahead of ​the new Herts League season  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Cricket Club have been busy in the Herts Cricket League version of the transfer window with four big signings.

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.

Herts Cricket League: Disappointing opening day loss for Potters Bar against Hertford | Welwyn Hatfield Sport  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A lack of luck and some distinctly average batting saw Potters Bar come up short in their opening Herts Cricket League fixture against Hertford.

Two lanes closed after crash on M25 between Potters Bar and South Mimms | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Two lanes are closed following a crash on the M25 between Potters Bar and South Mimms.

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.

Potters Bar closing in on the Coors League Premier Division title  Stoke-on-Trent Live

Potters Bar will go into their final league game of the season on Sunday knowing a draw against their close rivals Mow Cop Athletic will be enough to hand them ...

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.

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.

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.

Three lanes blocked on M25 after crash near Potters Bar  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Three lanes of the M25 were blocked this evening after a crash near Potters Bar.

Potters Bar make their point to secure Coors League Premier Division title  Stoke-on-Trent Live

Potters Bar made up for the disappointment of losing the Staffs FA Sunday Premier Cup last week to clinch the Coors League Premier Division title with a ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

400 Potters Bar school pupils in space-themed music concert | Education  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A space-themed musical partnership between nine Potters Bar school choirs and orchestras has been rocket launched in a pair of concerts.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

UFO spotted over M25 near Potters Bar - video | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A man has revealed for the first time his photographs of a strange UFO in the sky above the M25 near Potters Bar.

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.

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.

Potters Bar Clinic in Hertfordshire told to shape up by CQC  Watford Observer

A health and social care regulator has raised “serious concerns” about the standard of care at an independent mental health hospital.

Potters Bar local elections 2019: Hertsmere Borough Council results | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Labour has gained two seats from the Conservatives in one of Potters Bar's three wards after yesterday's Hertsmere Borough Council elections.

Londoner pleads guilty to spate of Potters Bar car break-ins  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Londoner has pleaded guilty to a string of car break-ins across Potters Bar.

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 called out to Potters Bar gun fears, find boy with toy gun | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A police helicopter was out over Potters Bar last night, but the situation wasn't as dangerous as residents feared.

One lane closed after car breaks down on M25 near Potters Bar | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

One lane was closed on the M25 near Potters Bar after a car broke down,

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.

Potters Bar Town pass ground grading to banish forced relegation threat  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar Town have issued a heartfelt thank you to hundreds of supporters as their immediate future has been saved.

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 ...

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.

Person killed after being hit by train at Potters Bar station  Hertfordshire Mercury

A person has died after being hit by a train this morning (Monday, 14 January). While emergency services deal with the incident, services will be suspended on ...

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 Bowls Club gearing up for anniversary season  Welwyn Hatfield Times

The start of a milestone season at Potters Bar Bowls club has been set for April 20.

Broxbourne and Potters Bar fundraising group for Guide Dogs raise £13,000 | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Potters Bar volunteers have helped raised more than £13000 for Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

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.

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.

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.

One hour traffic queues aftr M25 crash near Potters Bar | Hertfordshire traffic and motoring news  Welwyn Hatfield Times

All lanes have now reopened on the M25 clockwise between Junctions 24 and 25 near Potters Bar, after numerous incidents disrupted traffic.

Potters Bar London Marathon runner supports The National Brain Appeal | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar entrant in this Sunday's London Marathon understands the importance of The National Brain Appeal better than many.

Sex in the suburbs: how many affairs are happening in Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar?  Welwyn Hatfield Times

New data has revealed how many people in Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar are cheating - and Hatfield is ranked as the 31st most dastardly town in the country ...

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's title hopes washed away by weather and powerful Reed batting  Welwyn Hatfield Times

Rain and some fine batting put pay to Potters Bar's defence of the Herts T20 crown.

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.

Great Northern lines reopen between Potters Bar and Welwyn Garden City | Royston News  Royston Crow

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

Potters Bar man, 72, found safe after being missing for three weeks | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News  Welwyn Hatfield Times

A Potters Bar man who had been missing for almost three weeks has been found following a police appeal.

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