MAKING WAVES is the evocative title of Watford printmaker, Frances Garaghty's new show, which opens at the Palace Theatre Watford Green Room next week.
WATFORD LADIES made a 330-mile round trip lasting eight hours on Sunday - and did not get to kick a ball.
WEST HERTS continued in their quest for a hat-trick of HA Trophy wins with a thumping 10-1 win over Manchester on Sunday.
ALEC CHAMBERLAIN was happy to talk about Preston's remarkable goal.
WE don't normally cover folk on Pop Pourri, primarily because it boring old tripe that's usually enjoyed by corn-chewers.
GRAHAM TAYLOR has to make a decision on the £325,000 Modovan striker Serghei Clescenco, who has been on a three-week trial at Watford and played in the Reserves on Wednesday.
A WAR of words has been launched by Saracens in the build-up to tomorrow's (Saturday) Tetley's Bitter Cup clash with Leicester.
A MAN from Rickmansworth is accused of being a member of a gang which smuggled £4 million worth of cannabis into Britain.
HERTFORDSHIRE may not maintain its status as the safest county in the country if a £1.6 million shortfall in police funding is approved, say councillors.
A WASTE company in St Albans has been fined for failing to give the Environment Agency details of how it disposes of trade waste.
CAMPAIGNERS protested against plans to extract gravel from land at Oaklands College, St Albans, on Monday.
PARENTS in Redbourn are unlikely be forced to send their children to Astley Cooper School in Hemel Hempstead, despite rumours flying around the village.
WHEN her numbers came up, 37-year-old housewife Maggie Cassidy from Abbots Langley did not hesitate to share her £94,000 jackpot win with her bingo partner.
A CHORLEYWOOD school flew its flag at half mast this week in tribute to a popular, ambitious pupil who was killed in a car accident.
PARK STREET JMI School provides a "sound standard of education" for its pupils, Government inspectors have reported.
SHOPKEEPERS in Bushey village are claiming their trade is being killed off by drivers parking outside their shops for long periods.
A REVIEW of Hertfordshire's day centres will result in severe hardship for the county's most vulnerable people.
A NEW chief executive, who has pioneered controversial merger proposals in Essex, has been appointed to lead both Watford and Hemel Hempstead hospitals.
A YOUNG family were saved in an SAS-style night rescue after potentially lethal levels of gas seeped into their home as they slept.
MEASURES to reduce the risk of accidents in Uxbridge Road, Mill End, will be on display at Three Rivers House.
TRADERS in Chorleywood are threatening to sue Eastern Electricity for loss of earnings after frequent power cuts have forced their shops to shut.
AARGH! I have just wasted hours trying to find an important document on my computer, only to get the dreaded message: "File not found".
THE scene at Watford Leisure Centre on Mondays is like one from Alice in Wonderland, writes Grele White.
THOSE who thought comedy genius Lee Evans was fading from the limelight can think again because he will be bringing his hilarious one man show to Watford in the spring.
THE spring season at the Maltings Arts Theatre opens with a version of The Odyssey, one of the first great adventure yarns (writes Steve Murray).
FILM fans who missed Wilde the first time around - maybe because they bought tickets for Bean by mistake - get a second chance to see one of the best films of 1997 at the Alban Arena next week.
IT was while attending a concert at St Albans Abbey last November that I was invited by the young maestro Peter Wadl to review the St Albans' debut of his Watford-based orchestra The Chiltern Philharmonia (writes Jill Barlow).
STEEL guitar, double bass, piano... it must be blues night at The Horn.
WATFORD will make a dramatic claim to fame nationwide this spring and summer.
UR cathedral city of St Albans has been recognised as a centre of musical excellence since medieval times, but not solely for music at the Abbey (writes Jill Barlow).
THE magic of the 1960's will be revived in Hemel Hempstead when Gerry Marsden brings his action-packed show Ferry Cross The Mersey to the Dacorum Pavilion next month.
AN evening of musical sophistication is promised, as Hinge and Bracket come to Rickmansworth.
BRITISH GAS has come under fire for failing to protect a listed building in the centre of the town.
POLICE are looking for witnesses after two hit-and-runs in St Albans last week.
THE ultimate sailing adventure beckons for 13 intrepid young Hertfordshire people with the chance to take part in this summer's Tall Ships' Race.
PEOPLE power is in the news this week as three residents' groups fight to save their local environment from unwanted development.
HUNDREDS of Watford fans trooped down to Chestnut Avenue, Northwood, on Wednesday to get their first look at Moldovan trialist Serghei Clescenco.
A CAR salesman who stole £30,000 from his St Albans employer was jailed for 15 months on Friday.
A GLARING orange neon shop sign which has been lighting up Hatfield Road in recent months will have to be removed after councillors ruled it is too bright.
THE ever-popular Humphrey Lyttelton celebrates 50 years as a band leader with a special concert at The Bull, High Street, Barnet.
IA NURSE in charge of patients with learning difficulties at a St Albans hospital has been struck off the national nursing register after being found guilty of misconduct relating to their money.
THE Internet, the Press and football. They may be strange even unlikely menage a trois at first glance but integrate they must. So how can this be achieved?
A HIGH COURT battle to stop the restoration of Blackbridge Tip is on the cards after St Albans District Council decided to serve a writ on Redland Aggregates last week.
DESPITE their growing fixture problems, Chipperfield Corinthians still have three trophies in their sights.
FRIENDS on both sides of the Atlantic are looking forward to a once-in-a-lifetime reunion this summer thanks to readers of the St Albans and Harpenden Observer.
A PLAN to turn a playing field next to High Beeches School in Harpenden into a residential care home has met with strong opposition from local residents.
A FAMILY, who packed their bags as they faced being thrown out of their Colney Heath home, won an 11th hour reprieve this week.
CONFUSION reigned as the public inquiry into the proposed motorway service station near Redbourn opened yesterday.
PARENTS of Watford primary school children will be asked for their views on a proposed new secondary transfer system in the biggest-ever consultation exercise of its kind.
A MAN from Watford has been exposed as the financial mastermind behind a sophisticated drugs factory.