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Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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The Kings Arms is among the venues to sign up to the new Deliveroo service in Berkhamsted

10 restaurants and pubs in Berkhamsted sign up to new Deliveroo service

10 restaurants and pubs in Berkhamsted can now deliver food straight to the doors of residents - after a new delivery service was launched in the town this week.

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Van carrying French fries found to be 2.5 tonnes over the legal limit

An overweight van had to go on a crash diet after police found it carrying a mighty load of chips which took it to 2.5tonne over the legal driving limit.

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Minted: the new design incorporates the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock (Photo: Royal Mint)

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

It will be all change in Britain on Tuesday when the new £1 coin enters circulation but millions of commuters could be left facing fresh chaos as it emerged 11 out of 18 rail providers had not upgraded their machines and would be unable to accept the new tender.

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33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears.

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Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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Tring and District Model Railway Club show.
Sheila Pearson's  N Guage layout in a suitcase.

Have some rail good fun with Tring and District Model Railway Club

Tring and District Model Railway Club will hold its annual Beacon-Rail Spring Exhibition next month.

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Hertfordshire plans the next 12 months of road maintenance

Roads bosses have finalised their plans to maintain Hertfordshire’s highways over the next 12 months.

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Tesco recalls popular ready meal over allergy fears

Tesco recalls ready meal which was packed with different dish

Tesco is recalling a popular ready meal over an allergy risk after it was packed with a different dish.

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Children’s toy recalled over safety fears

Smyths Toys Stores has recalled a popular product amid safety fears.

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Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Want to save £139 a year on your Sky TV subscription with a single click of a button?

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The roadworks take place from Monday

Roadworks on M1 and M25 taking place near Hemel Hempstead

A number of roadworks are taking place from Monday (March 20) on the motorways near Hemel Hempstead.

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Cross Oak Road is set to be shut for maintenance work

Concern over ‘unsafe’ road diversions in Berkhamsted

Concerns have been raised over ‘unsafe’ road diversions that are set to be brought in in Berkhamsted.

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of popular trio of Dacorum pubs adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of the Red Lion in Water End, the Kings Arms and Pennyfarthing Hotel in Berkhamsted and the Akeman in Tring, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two easter eggs, made by a hugely popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

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Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted pubs launch free app so customers can avoid the bar

Forget queuing at the bar, two pubs in Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted have launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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Council workers clear rubbish from the A41 in Dacorum

10 tonnes of rubbish cleared from A41 in ‘costly’ tidy-up

Nearly 10 tonnes of rubbish was cleared from the A41 in a clean-up operation in February which cost around £25,000.

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Small firms plan to make cut-backs

Small businesses across Hertfordshire are preparing to slash investment and staff costs, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

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