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Could Woolworths be set to return to Hemel Hempstead after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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Aaron Kibble (left) is taking over from George Tompkins at The Kings Arms

Proper local takes over popular local after changing of the guard at Kings Arms

Regulars at The Kings Arms in Berkhamsted are going to be missing the familiar face of pub general manager, George Tompkins, who is moving to a new position within the Oakman Inns & Restaurants group.

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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Estate agents’ grand opening

Estate agent Navigation Estates will hold a grand opening event on Saturday, April 29, at its new location at 67 Marlowes from 10am-2pm.

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Trains for football fans and runners

London Midland is putting on an extra early morning train service to help marathon-goers on Sunday.

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A broken rail line has caused a number of trains to be cancelled at Berkhamsted station

Lines now clear after disruption at Berkhamsted Station

Lines are now clear at Berkhamsted Station after a number of trains were delayed and cancelled earlier this afternoon.
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Hundreds of jobs at risk as Debenhams announce warehouse closures and store reviews

Hundreds of jobs at risk as Debenhams announce warehouse closures and store reviews

Debenhams has revealed it plans to close 11 warehouses and put up to 10 stores under review, in a move impacting at least 220 jobs.

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London Midland has advised against travelling to London Euston this evening.

Trains restored on London Midland routes to and from Euston

Rail services have been restored on the West Coast Main Line after yesterday’s fire in north London.

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‘Avoid Euston if at all possible’ London Midland commuters are warned

Rail-users are bing warned to avoid London Euston station if possible this evening, after the station had to be evacuated.

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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country, were forced to call in the administrators.

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Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Nestlé has recalled a batch of its Kitkat Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bags because it instead contains Kitkat Peanut Butter Bites.

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Oakman Inns are banning straws for Earth Day

“Straws suck” Owner of popular Dacorum pubs makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

Half of us (48%) confess to believing we are good or very good at DIY despite a third (33%) having admitted that they have suffered a DIY disaster.

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Have you got any of the paper 5 notes left? Picture: Bank of England.

REVEALED: How long you’ve got to spend your old paper fivers

The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry, on May 5 - and is encouraging anyone who still has one of the notes to spend them over the next month.

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Overweight and obese workers take more sick days

Overweight and obese workers take more sick days

Overweight and obese workers pull more sickies for non work related illnesses than their slim colleagues, a study found.

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Product recall

Kids’ rusks recalled over allergy fears

Three cake rusk products have been recalled because they contain egg, wheat and milk which are not correctly declared on the labels.

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