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Benefits cuts hit mum with cancer from Hemel Hempstead

A mother of three with secondary breast cancer has been stripped of her benefits and had her car taken away.

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Sam Deering, right, is presented with the Championship Trophy by club captain Trevor Sargent

Sam is new club champ while Nick wins salver

Little Hay GC held their annual Club Championship, including the Tony Hodson Salver, over the weekend.

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Hemel Hempstead residents fight to save a historic house

Hemel Hempstead residents fight to save a historic house

Residents are fighting to hold on to the last remains of Georgian history in Hemel Hempstead.

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Esme, front row, far left, with her Team GB colleagues

Esme is top of the world after winning at World Junior Champs

Dacorum & Tring Athletics Club’s Esme O’Connell has tasted Team GB success after winning a gold medal and the title of World Junior long jump champion.

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Hemel Towns Ben Greenhalgh, right, in action against Hampton and Richmond Borough

Brennan: ‘Goals will come’

Hemel Town’s solid defensive record is the best in the league with just two goals conceded and three clean sheets so far – but is the lack of goals (three in last four games) a worry?

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Hemel must win their final two games to clinch promotion place

Leverstock Green won the toss and inserted title-chasing Hemel I on Saturday, bowling them out for 194, which in retrospect wasn’t enough. Levy then made 195 -5 in 48 overs to win the game.

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The Moor’s good run continues with a big win over local rivals

Boxmoor I continued their unbeaten run with a crushing seven-wicket away win at rivals Chipperfield Clarendon II on Saturday.

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Mike Foskett receiving his silver medal in Budapest

Masters do their club and country proud in Budapest

Hemel Hempstead Swimming Club members carried the flag for Great Britain at the World Masters Championships in Budapest, Hungary, last week.

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Ben Clarke with his trophy in Switzerland, with Lake Geneva in the background

It’s like clockwork for Clarke after double win in Switzerland

Berkhamsted FootGolfer Ben Clarke has been blazing a trail in Europe with some fine title-winning displays.

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Tring back on an even keel after solid draw with Sun

After two narrow defeats Tring Athletic were looking to return to winning ways on Saturday when hosting Sun Sports, who last season won both Spartan South Midlands Premier games over Tring.

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Leverstock denied upset win by a late Ducks leveller

Leverstock Green were four minutes away from knocking Southern League side Aylesbury United out of the FA Cup in the preliminary rounds at Pancake Lane on Saturday but an equaliser from former Levy player Reece Cameron means the sides have a replay tonight (Wednesday).

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Dan Jones slots home the winning penalty for Berko in their 3-2 FA Cup preliminary round win at Crawley Green

Ten-man Berko march on in FA Cup

Berkhamsted march on in the FA Cup after an exciting away win in a five-goal thriller on Sunday in the extra preliminary rounds.

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The Mud Pack Challenge is returning in October

The Mud Pack Challenge returns to raise money for Hospice of St Francis

Registration has officially opened for The Hospice of St Francis’ filthiest fundraiser of the year – The Mud Pack Challenge.

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Over a third of girls face online pressure to live the ‘perfect life’

Over a third of girls face online pressure to live the ‘perfect life’

Pressure to showcase a ‘perfect’ life online is affecting the wellbeing of girls and young women, according to new research.

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Travel: Experiencing Kissimmee’s natural beauty

It is one of Orlando's oldest tourist attractions but its appeal has never waned. Since 1949 Brits have come to Gatorland time and time again – even David Attenborough himself has filmed here – so this year, I made it my mission to find out why.It is one of Orlando's oldest tourist attractions but its appeal has never waned. Since 1949 Brits have come to Gatorland time and time again – even David Attenborough himself has filmed here – so this year, I made it my mission to find out why.

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Ennerdale is picture perfect

Travel: Walking the latest UNESCO World Heritage destination

Britain's stunning Lake District gained UNESCO World Heritage status just a couple of weeks ago which positions it with other ‘must see’ iconic outdoor destinations such as the Grand Canyon and Great Barrier Reef. So why not actively seek out the joys of its lakes, mountains and fells on a Chapters Experience Holiday?

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Kings denied win at St Ives after controversial call

Kings Langley earned a point on their travels to Cambridgeshire on Saturday but will feel hard done by after a contentious decision denied them all three points against St Ives Town.

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Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

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SMIDS Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns with some of his team

Oakman Inns pub operator gets Royal seal of approval

What do Oakman Inns, Waitrose, Barclays, BAe and the Co-Op all have in common?

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Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco has recalled a huge list of items and products, including chocolate bars and quorn mince.

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