1986 LOCAL NEWS IN BERKHAMSTED.

                                       
The following head-lines appeared in   
the local Berkhamsted Gazette during   
the last year, issues which we feel    
reflect the wishes and fears for       
Berkhamsted and its residents.         
March 9, "Wellcome-ICI deal great step 
for town, the historic name, 'Cooper'  
is returning to Berkhamted".           
March 16, "Arts Festical, rivetting    
performances on Sunday".               
Sept. 7,"Old folks home plans dropped. 
Berkhamsted may not get its old folks  
home in Manor Street".                 
Oct. 26,"By-pass first, then homes,    
says council".                         
Oct. 26,"Crumbling clock tower may be  
rebuilt taller".                       
Nov. 23, "Mixed feelings greet by-pass 
decision".                             
Dec. 21,Armed rapist claims 2nd.victim.
March 28,'85, "More homes to be built".
 

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