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Average home price set to rise by £40,000 in 5 years

The price of a home will be about £40,000 higher in five years’ time, even though prices are expected to slow in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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Kings Arms Berkhamsteds Head Chef, Nick Lowe, with pupils and their finished pizzas with the staff from Pathways from l to r: Ms Debbie Hirst (Teacher); Mrs Angela Scott (Learning Support Assistant); Mrs Michele Frampton (Learning Support Assistant) and Mr Alex Jefford (Learning Support Assistant).

Aylesbury pupils get a pizza the action thanks to Berkhamsted chef

Busy professional restaurant chefs are often portrayed on TV as having fiery temperaments, so having one to provide guidance and mentoring to children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties might seem surprising.

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Console war erupts as Sega takes on Nintendo with retro Mega Drive

In a move that will have gamers of a certain age going misty-eyed with nostalgia, Sega has announced it is reviving the console wars of the early 1990s with a new version of its classic Mega Drive console.

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UK drivers commit 25,500 fuel thefts a year

Filling stations across the UK have been hit by more than 25,000 incidents of fuel thefts in the last year, new figures have revealed.

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QUIZ: Nine text phrases you may not know

Do you know your LOL from your BRB? Here’s some common text speak phrases - and what they actually mean.

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Hemel-born author’s debut novel praised by Vogue

A born-and-bred Hemel author is celebrating after her debut novel made it into Vogue magazine’s Top Summer Reads chart.

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Hemel cinema being sold to rival firm

Hemel Hempstead’s Jarman Square cinema has been sold by independent firm Empire to the Cineworld Group.

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Review: Intense thrills with Capt Kirk and crew in Star Trek Beyond

Matt Adock reviews Star Trek Beyond (12A), starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto

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Be aware of road delays during music festival

Standon Calling Music Festival takes place later this month, and highways bosses are warning of possible delays and some road closures.

Global phenomenon: Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! Hit musical coming to Milton Keynes

The first UK tour of the worldwide smash hit musical Mamma Mia! is coming to Milton Keynes Theatre.

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