TEST your general knowledge by signing up for a charity quiz night in Croxley Green this Saturday (26).
The popular annual Croxley Green Parish Council Chairman's Quiz, this year in aid of Harefield Dogs Trust, takes place at St Oswald's Church in Malvern Way, at 7pm.
Tickets cost Â£8.50 each including a cold buffet. Advance booking is recommended. Call 01923 710 250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
THREE district council officers received pay and benefits in excess of Â£100,000 over the past year.
Research from The TaxPayers' Alliance revealed the chief executive of Three Rivers District Council (TRDC), Steven Halls, was paid a salary of Â£116,181 for 2009/10, topped up by a pension contribution of Â£21,128 and an expenses allowance of Â£1,164, totalling Â£138,473.
Meanwhile, the director of corporate resources and governance received a salary of Â£90,861, topped up to Â£111,756.
TIME is running out for parents and carers across Hertfordshire to apply for nursery places.
Anyone with children born between September 1, 2007 and August 31, 2008, has until April 1 to submit their application.
More than 9,000 online applications have already been received.
CHILDREN can enjoy an afternoon of fun including craft activities and painting in Northwood next Saturday (26).
Northwood Methodist Church, in Oaklands Gate, will host the event, suitable for youngsters aged five to 10.
The activities will be themed around the Biblical story of Abraham and Sarah, and the couple's wish for children.
A CHARITY variety show combining music, drama and comedy comes to Rickmansworth on March 30.
Live 'N' Local will feature performances from the Royal Masonic School for Girls Choir and drama students at West Herts College.
They will be joined by funnyman, Phil Butler, a regular at the Giggle Inn Comedy Club in Watford, and popular upcoming band the Cautionaries.
The show will raise funds for the Peace Hospice, which cares for people with life-limiting illnesses and supports their families in south west Hertfordshire.
RESIDENTS can take advantage of free internet access at charity offices and community centres in Three Rivers.
A pilot scheme using refurbished council computers has been launched at Watersmeet Theatre in High Street, Rickmansworth; MENCAP in Church Street, Rickmansworth; and Mill End Community Centre in Church Lane, Mill End.
Computers will be available for one-hour sessions during normal opening hours. Advance booking is recommended.
A SPECIAL meeting about whether a school must sack 25 staff and lower pupil numbers, which was due to take place on Wednesday (9), has now been cancelled.
The Gazette reported last week how a decision had been delayed on whether St John's School, in Potter Street, Northwood Hills, would be forced to make the cut backs, after breaching planning guidelines.
THE director of a project management firm based in Rickmansworth is set to join an expert judging panel for Channel 4's Grand Designs.
James Bryden (pictured) will offer tips and guidance at the programme's live show, which is aimed at anyone with an interest in interiors, kitchens, bathrooms, gardens and technology.
About 80,000 people are expected to attend the event, held at the London Excel Centre, to learn how to turn their dream home into a reality.
THREE Rivers residents will be forced to pay more than Â£100 per year for an extra organic waste bin from June this year.
Currently each home in the district can use two brown bins for organic food waste, and one green bin for rubbish which cannot be recycled.
From Monday, June 13, organic collections will be increased to weekly, with rubbish pick ups reduced to fortnightly.
As a result, there will be a Â£104 charge for each additional brown bin per household. Three Rivers District Council (TRDC) says this will encourage people to stop overloading their brown bins with garden waste.
RESIDENTS can meet with their local beat officers at a series of forthcoming events in Northwood.
Northwood Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) will host a drop-in surgery at Northwood Library in Green Lane on Wednesday, March 23 from 11am - 12.30pm.