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Tuesday 20 March 2018
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December 2003
Country house proposed on green belt land
Christmas waste recycling details
North Mymms News Review 2003
Police give drivers three warnings
Police investigate Gobions leads
Police report a second incident in Gobions
Christmas shopping alert
Christmas refuse collection dates
Gobions 'attack' warning remains in force
Police issue Gobions attack warning
Bogus social worker warning

November 2003
Shop staff urged to park elsewhere
Drivers warned about mobile phone risk
Council tackles under age drinking
Be seen and be safe

October 2003
Herts calls for tighter firework laws
Firework safety warning
Police target Halloween 'intimidation'
Police plan Halloween patrols
Leaf fall timetable announced
Funds available for local travel needs
Council seeks votes on budget spending

September 2003
Public nuisance legislation warning
North Mymms PEAP up and running
Shed and garage security reminder
Site invited to host parish travel plan
First meeting for environmental action team
Drivers warned as new terms begins

August 2003
Council warning over driveway con
Safety officers issue field fire warning
New history programme announced

July 2003
Bonfire threat to local nature area
Council handed second greenbelt petition
School holiday warning from police
Council to be handed second greenbelt petition
Parish launches environmental action plan
Site fails to win award
Meeting called on admission criteria
Local adult education classes announced
State of the district debate
Sales of history book better than expected
Census figures for 2001 released
Local education stalwart steps down
Specialist status for Chancellor’s school
Treasure Island theme for summer fete

June 2003
Plant nursery facing closure
Local car key theft on the increase
Reprint of popular history book now on sale
Community action plan for the environment
Civil war forecast at summer fete
Flood work one month on
Traffic cones for parking problem
Local tribute to Gobions MBE
Police reminder on speed limits
Alldays to close for facelift
Village Day raises more than £7,000
Village Day 2003 Photogallery
Village Day 2003 programme
'Animal magic' for Village Day 2003
Green belt petition handed to council
Online forms for contacting councils
Woodland champion honoured
New surface for Station Road bridge
Local studies guide for schools
Open-door warning repeated
New Website for Potters Bar
Site named as award finalist
Ticket machines raided for cash
Countdown to Village Day 2003
New trees for Peplins Way
Opposition to green belt changes grows
The damaged trees of Peplins Way
New improved search facility tested
Award ceremony for team that almost folded
Local fly-tipping black spots named
Chess champs triple success

May 2003
Armed and dangerous intruder in area
Mystery 'coal post' is a lamp post
Police report an increase in arrests
Green belt update meeting planned
Zeppelin brought down over Potters Bar  FEATURE
Door-to-door charity assets frozen
Six months of flood alleviation work
Clicking around M25 delays
Report hate crime online
Hatfield hospital consultations extended
Fortress Hertfordshire - local wartime defences
Green belt proposal opposed
A summer of road diversions
Online petition for new Hatfield hospital
Newsletter enters its sixth year
Village day donation points
Progress of RVC projects
Important wartime defence found
New visitors revealed in bird survey
Herts slams airport expansion plans
Vet college expecting 400 weekend guests
North Mymms war memories now online
Station Road closed for a month
Where to buy history photo reprint
Youth and Community Centre ‘trashed’
North Mymms during the war years
The plaques in Gobions Woodland
Local online postcards relaunched
Gobions glass slides reproduced
Gun amnesty nets 682 firearms
Tories hold WHDC and gain one seat
The village's changing face
Local election details

April 2003
Increase in thefts from sheds and garages
Potters Bar memorial service - one year on
Photographic history reprint available
British bluebells under threat
Scouts select sailing, skiing and scuba diving
Free skate camp for one day only
Lack of blood donors ends local sessions
Police issue ‘stranger danger’ warning
History book reprint likely
Police welcome gun amnesty response
Blood donation sessions leave URC
Browse for free on Bradmore Green
Public meetings to discuss airport plans
Locals leave open invitation to burglars
RVC plea to respect site boundaries and land
NAFF tax to hit forum users

March 2003
Yellow Pages recycling plan
Gun amnesty extends to replicas
Hidden cameras to film fly tippers
Police urged to deal with aggressive gangs
Folly Arch repairs underway
Public hears about RVC's expansion plans
Public meeting on RVC's future
Herts wins local government ‘Oscars’
Free local business index
Report minor crime online
Seminar on RVC future plans
RVC Hawkshead - planning for the future
New RVC plans ready for inspection
Village meeting on local crime
Local history photographs needed
Have your say on firework restrictions
History pictures online - Marshmoor
The future face of Hertfordshire
Lead light luminary  FEATURE
Improved local adverts display
National survey snubs Herts
Flood alleviation work underway
Chancellor’s admissions 2004

February 2003
Chance to buy rare history books
History pictures online - Local People
School win’s online award
Millennium avenue planted
History pictures online - Bell Bar
Bradmore Lane closure
Invitation to join tree-planting party
Herts walkers monitored by high tech
Herts set for more speed cameras
Big cat sightings on the rise
Herts explains snow response
More details of road work diversions
Red boxes - first collection
Neighbourhood Watch 20 years on
History pictures online - Farming

January 2003
Brookmans Park’s 'snow day'
Brookmans Park Village in the snow
Snow scenes in local countryside
Fresh travel warnings
Snow closes some local schools
Snow brings chaos to Brookmans Park
Local parents told to control teenagers
Action on youth crime and nuisance
Bogus social workers in the area
Council to monitor village parking
Local diversions for road works
History pictures online - Little Heath
Forum clocks 2,000 posts
£41 a month to park at station - estimate
Consultation on Queenswood plans
Chancellor’s above average at all levels
Station car park charges confirmed
History pictures online - Local landmarks
Up and away - the pleasure of flying  FEATURE
Gobions track to close for repairs
Taking to the air - flying instruction
Regulations test community centre funds
Distraction burglary warning
Earning your wings - preparation and examinations  FEATURE
Rules on the use of fireworks recommended
The pleasure of learning to fly  FEATURE
History pictures online - Brookmans Park
Local magistrates needed
What it means to be a magistrates  FEATURE
Council to deal with abandoned vehicles
Another chance to give blood locally
Bogus workmen warning
Film festival date for local producers
History pictures online - Public Houses
Positive drink drive tests increase
Red boxes for glass recycling
Council apologises for bin collection error
Online residents' association folds
Police issue motorised scooter alert
Flood warning for local river


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in the local countryside
A collection of country walks around Brookmans Park

seen in Gobions Woodland
common and rare birds spotted locally

of local scenes
A collection of country walks around Brookmans Park

flowering in Gobions Woodland
A collection of images of the flowers and herbs found in flower in Gobions Woodland on April 16, 2002.

Shrubs and trees in Gobions Woodland
A collection of images of the shrubs and trees found in flower in Gobions Woodland on April 16, 2002.

identified in Gobions Woodland
A collection of images of the fungi found in Gobions Woodland. This follows a survey carried out by the Gobions Woodland Trust. It includes four pages of images and text

recorded in Gobions Woodland
A collection of images of the butterflies found in Gobions Woodland following a survey in 1999 by the Gobions Woodland Trust

written by local residents
A collection of features by Brookmans Park residents

photographs and illustrations
All the photo galleries on this site

views of Brookmans Park
Aerial views of Brookmans Park

16 local
history books
12 complete history books with photographs

Coal Posts
local coal and wine tax markers
A feature on the coal tax posts of south Hertfordshire including several pages of images and historical research

Local Studies
Know your local area
Library and study centre

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