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26th Jun 2017
8:00pm

Hertfordshire Mercury published Injury blow for Watford ace

First he has his work permit refused for a second successive year - and now Watford's Adelberto Penaranda could face up three months on the sidelines anyway.The Venezuelan youngster, a star of the recent U20 World Cup, has yet to make a first team appearance for the Hornets since joining a year ago, spending time instead on loan at Malaga, Granada and Udinese.The 20 year old was hoping his starring role in the World Cup, in which he helped his country to the final where they lost to England,...

Injury blow for Watford ace

26th Jun 2017
5:37pm

charlottepage published Lee Valley Beer Festival: All you need to know

There is nothing like enjoying the sunshine with a pint or two with your family and friends at this time of year.And you can do just that this weekend as a beer festival arrives at Lee Valley. Here is everything you need to know ahead of the big day. What's on offer?The beer festival offers you a chance to quench your thirst and enjoy some carefully selected beers and ciders. Visitors can expect to sample seven craft beers, three ciders including Cornish Blush, and seven cask real ales.There...

Lee Valley Beer Festival: All you need to know

26th Jun 2017
5:26pm

Hertfordshire Mercury published Two injured in Waltham Abbey car robbery

A Mercedes was stolen in Waltham Abbey after a robber took the vehicle for a test drive.Police are investigating a possible link with a robbery in Theydon Bois and have warned anyone using car sales websites.A man described as white and in his late 20s met the owner of the car in Sewardstone Road at around 9.30pm on Friday (June 23) to test drive the white Mercedes, which had been posted on a car sales website.However, after the test drive he drove off in the car, injuring a man and a woman.Both...

Two injured in Waltham Abbey car robbery

26th Jun 2017
5:12pm

Matthew_MH published M11 traffic queuing for seven miles near Epping after multi-vehic...

A multi-vehicle pile-up on the M11 is causing traffic to queue for seven miles.The accident involving a lorry, a car and two vans happened on the northbound side of the motorway between Junction 5 for Loughton and Junction 6 for the M25, near Epping.READ MORE: M11 delays between Bishop's Stortford and Saffron Walden after vehicle breaks downTraffic is queuing all the way back from the M25 for seven miles to Junction 4 for Woodford, with drivers warned of delays of over ten minutes. Lane one of...

M11 traffic queuing for seven miles near Epping after multi-vehic...

26th Jun 2017
4:53pm

Matthew_MH published Luffenhall plane crash: Ian Brewster, 71, named as Welwyn Garden...

An elderly man who died in a plane crash in a field near Buntingford has been named as Ian Brewster.The 71-year-old, from Welwyn Garden City was flying his microlight aircraft on Wednesday (June 20) when it crashed into a field off Newell Lane, near Luffenhall, at approximately 10am. READ MORE: Luffenhall plane crash: Everything we know after a light aircraft crashes near BuntingfordMr Brewster was treated at the scene by paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service but was pronounced...

Luffenhall plane crash: Ian Brewster, 71, named as Welwyn Garden...

26th Jun 2017
4:11pm

charlottepage published Braughing girl, 9, makes top 50 of BBC Radio 2 writing competitio...

A nine-year-old girl from Braughing has made the top 50 in a writing competition hosted by BBC Radio 2.Tallulah Deeks, who attends St Thomas of Canterbury School in Puckeridge, was invited to the broadcast of the breakfast show on Friday (June 16) at the Tower of London after her story impressed the panel of judges, beating off competition from 132,000 entries nationwide. Tallulah's mother Emma, 42, said: "It was Radio 2's 500 word story competition which is championed by Chris Evans and...

Braughing girl, 9, makes top 50 of BBC Radio 2 writing competitio...

26th Jun 2017
3:31pm

Hertfordshire Mercury published Ware towpath targeted by racist graffiti vandals

Racist graffiti has been repeatedly sprayed next to a towpath in Ware.Slogans such as "white power" and symbols including swastikas were seen daubed underneath the A10 Kingsmead viaduct next the footpath alongside the River Lea.Since it originally appeared about a month ago attempts were made to obscure the graffiti, but it appears the vandals returned to add yet more.Resident Stephen Warren, who reported the graffiti, said: "I have lived in Hertford and Ware for 32 years and...

Ware towpath targeted by racist graffiti vandals

26th Jun 2017
3:28pm

Hertfordshire Mercury published Watford could move for prolific Uruguayan striker

Uruguayan striker Rodrigo Aguirre could become the latest player to cross between Watford and Udinese, according to reports in South America.Aguirre has been contracted to Italian club Udinese, who are also owned by Hornets supremo Giampaolo Pozza, for the past three years but has only managed 17 appearances, scoring one goal.He has enjoyed better fortune in his loan spells, scoring 10 goals in 15 appearances so far for Nacional (the Uruguayan domestic season runs through the summer) and netted...

Watford could move for prolific Uruguayan striker

26th Jun 2017
2:34pm

Matthew_MH published Waltham Abbey care home which did not safely manage residents...

A care home in Waltham Abbey which did not safely manage, administrate or accurately record its residents' medicine has been rated 'inadequate' and put into special measures.Ashbrook Court Care Home, on Sewardstone Road, was given the rating by the CQC following an inspection on February 7 and 8. The inspectors found that the service was not safe and that there was a lack of accountability and leadership, in the report published on April 22. Residents' medicine had not been safely managed and...

Waltham Abbey care home which did not safely manage residents...

26th Jun 2017
2:07pm

Matthew_MH published Hertfordshire parents warned predators could use new Snapchat...

Hertfordshire parents are being warned about the latest snapchat update which allows people to track the exact location of their friends.The popular photo-sharing app has just released the Snap Map, a stylised map showing exactly where your friends are and users can move the map around the county and the rest of the UK. The feature automatically has location sharing on and users have to switch on what is called 'Ghost Mode' to be able to hide their location. This update has led to fears from...

Hertfordshire parents warned predators could use new Snapchat...

26th Jun 2017
1:58pm

Huw Wales published Kodi is now available for Android - and it couldn't be simpler

Thousands of people have turned to Kodi for their television, film and live sport streaming needs.Kodi is designed specifically for home entertainment and uses open-source software to stream stream TV programmes and live sport.It is simple to install on an Android device, the Birmingham Mail reports.Questions have been raised about Kodi and what is does, but there are plenty of people who have raved about Kodi.Kodi was originally create for the Microsoft Xbox and called the Xbox Media Centre,...

Kodi is now available for Android - and it couldn't be simpler

26th Jun 2017
1:48pm

charlottepage published Cheshunt Hanbury Close house fire was started accidentally

A fire at a house in Cheshunt which saw the first floor of a terraced house and conservatory catch alight has been recorded as accidental. Six fire engines, including teams from Cheshunt, Potters Bar, Hoddesdon, Welwyn Garden City and two from Hertford, were called to a house in Hanbury Close at around 10pm on Friday, June 23. A spokesman for Herts Fire Control on Twitter, said: "First floor of terraced house and conservatory well alight."Six sets of BA two jets and one hose reel was...

Cheshunt Hanbury Close house fire was started accidentally

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