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Contactless readers installed at Welham Green station

System currently being tested before going live


Contactless reader by the ticket office on the north-bound platform at Welham Green station  Image by North Mymms News released under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0
Contactless reader by the ticket office on the north-bound platform
Image by North Mymms News released under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0

Contactless pay-as-you go (PAYG) has reached Welham Green station, three months after becoming active at Brookmans Park.

However the machines are not yet available for public use.

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Transport for London (TfL) are in the process of testing the new system before it goes live.

A spokesperson for GTR said they “hope to announce a launch date very soon”.

Local roads to be visited by Santa’s sleigh

Six visits to the area as Rotary collects for charity 


Santa’s sleigh on a previous visit to Brookmans Park’s Bradmore Green Image courtesy of Brookmans Park Rotary Club
Santa’s sleigh on a previous visit to Brookmans Park’s Bradmore Green
Image courtesy of Brookmans Park Rotary Club
Brookmans Park Rotary Club has set the dates, times, and the routes for this year’s visits of Santa’s sleigh to North Mymms.

The sleigh, along with charity collectors and their donation buckets, will be out calling from door-to-door in North Mymms on six nights, three in Welham Green followed by three in Brookmans Park.

Brookmans Avenue burglary and attempted burglary

Did you see anything suspicious early Monday 18 November?


Hertfordshire police appeal notice


A Brookmans Avenue resident woke up on Monday morning to find the hall light on and a burglar running out of the front door with car keys and bank cards.

The intruder ran down the avenue towards Brookmans Park village centre.

Local police say they are also investigating an attempted burglary, also in Brookmans Avenue, on the same morning.

Officers are asking for anyone who saw anything suspicious to get in touch.

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