TV STAR PROPOSES

Monday, May 10: HOLLYWOOD heart throb Jason Priestley has proposed to his Hemel Hempstead girlfriend Naomi Lowde.

The actor, who starred in the hit American TV series Beverley Hills 90210, popped the question last week after taking the former St Cuthbert Mayne school pupil back to the spot where they first met four years ago.

The couple fell in love after accidentally bumping into each other outside the Apollo Theatre in London's Shaftsbury Avenue in 2000.

Naomi, who comes from Jasmin Way, Hemel Hempstead, now lives in California where she shares a mansion with her fianc and works as a make up artist and special effects technician.

Jason, who is currently trying to revitalise his acting career, describes Naomi, 28, as 'the closet thing to perfection I've found.'

The couple spent last week here in Hemel Hempstead visiting Naomi's family and celebrating their happy news.

A date for the wedding and where it will be held has not yet been decided.

CLICK HERE TO TELL US YOUR VIEWS ON THE NEWS

ASK A LOCAL HISTORY QUESTION AND SEE THE ANSWERS

SEE THE HANDS AROUND THE HOSPITAL SONGS AND PICK THE ONE YOU LIKE

SAVE OUR HOSPITAL CAMPAIGN, JUST CLICK HERE

TO ENTER OUR LATEST COMPETITION, JUST CLICK HERE

FREE! YOUR 2004 DACORUM HERITAGE CALENDAR ON LINE, JUST CLICK HERE

TO SEE THE VIEWS OF OTHERS ON THE LOCAL NEWS, CLICK HERE

FOR THE WEEK'S WHAT'S ON DETAILS, CLICK HERE

TO ASK A LOCAL HISTORY QUESTION AND SEE ALL THE ANSWERS TO OTHERS, CLICK HERE

FOR NEWS AND INFORMATION FROM BERKHAMSTED, CLICK HERE

FOR NEWS AND INFORMATION FROM TRING, CLICK HERE

FOR PICTURES FROM THE NEWS, CLICK HERE

TO BROWSE THROUGH OUR EXTENSIVE LOCAL HISTORY SECTION, CLICK HERE

Full reports on the local news in Wednesday's big Gazette available from newsagents from Wednesday morning