Stillbirth family sets up helpline

By Jay Grenby, January 7, 2010

An Elstree couple who have experienced the practical, emotional and social consequences of a stillbirth have launched a helpline offering support for others in the same situation.

Appalled at the lack of readily available guidance in the aftermath of their stillborn daughter Lenni Veronica 18 months ago, Dan and Lisa Shaffer have founded the Jewish Stillbirth Trust, with a website.


Borehamwood and Elstree Mikvah

Category: Mikvahs
Croxdale Road, Borehamwood, WD6 4QF, 020 8387 1945

Village Hotel

Category: Hotel and accommodation
Centinnial Avenue, Centinnial Park, Elstree, Borehamwood, WD6 3SB, 0844 980 0302

Captured Moments Photography

Category: Photography
5 Woodside, Elstree, Borehamwood, WD6 3NR, 020 8207 1971

Anger over a delay to Borehamwood eruv

By Robyn Rosen, December 17, 2009

Borehamwood residents have accused the eruv committee of “dragging its feet” after no poles have been erected, six weeks after planning permission was granted.

Last month, Hertsmere council approved plans to build an eruv covering the local United and Federation synagogues, and allowing observant Jews to carry or push things on Shabbat.

Abraham Wahnon, eruv consultant, said: “All permission has been received, the money is in place and everything is ready to go but it’s not moving on.


The Childrens Aid Committee

Category: Charities
121 Whitehouse Avenue, Hertfordshire, Borehamwood, WD6 1HB, 020 8951 4343


Category: Independent Dental services
171 Shenley Road , Borehamwood, WD6 1AH, 020 8207 5800

The Liberal Synagogue Elstree

Category: Liberal
Elstree High Street, Elstree, Borehamwood, WD6 3BY, 020 8953 8889

Borehamwood & Elstree Synagogue

Category: Orthodox
Croxdale Road, Hertfordshire, Borehamwood, WD6 4QF, 020 8386 5227


Category: Kosher Manufacturers
Elstree Business Centre, Elstree Way, Hertfordshire, Borehamwood, WD6 1RX, 0800 756 6701