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Businesswoman from Hemel Hempstead gets honorary university award for science

Harnessing renewable and alternative energy sources has lead Dr Vivienne Cox’s contributions to be recognised by the University of Hertfordshire with a Doctor of Science award.

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Burglary in Hemel Hempstead.

Diamonds, pearls and gold stolen in midnight break-in in Hemel Hempstead

A resident who has lost diamond earrings and a gold wedding band is appealing for help after a burglary in Hemel Hempstead.

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Left to Right: councillor Margaret Griffiths, team leader Emily-Rae, and councillor Isy Imarni

Housing tenants to benefit from free activities by Dacorum Borough Council’s new service

Council housing tenants in Dacorum will have access to a range of new activities to help with wellbeing and employment.

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Graham Greene International Festival in Berkhamsted.

Berkhamsted literary festival honours local writer Graham Greene

Readers, writers, and academics will gather this week for the Graham Greene International Festival in Berkhamsted.

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Buckingham Town Council Dog Show at The Paddock, Bourton Park. Pictured, Sky the Goldendoodle PNL-170716-185718009

Volunteers needed to care for puppies in Aylesbury

If you could care for an 8 week old puppy, for a year, a local charity hopes you get in touch.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

A popular brand of children’s drinking bottle has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a risk of choking being identified.

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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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Testing life-hacks: Do copper coins really make flowers live longer?

Testing life-hacks: Do copper coins really make flowers live longer?

How often does someone suggest a new hint, tip or hack that will supposedly make your life a whole lot easier? And which ones can you trust?

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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled one of its own brand of biscuits because of allergy fears.

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FARMING MATTERS:Real soldiers give impressive display in main ring

Well, Bucks County Show is over for another year and the thing I was looking forward to the most didn’t let me down.

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Berkhamsted Rotary Club president Peter Brown with Chief Constable Charlie Hall and Vojislav Mihailovic

£2k donation to help hard-up cops from Berkhamsted club

Berkhamsted Rotary Club has made a £2,000 donation to help police officers in financial hardship.

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Sally Marshall has her head shaved at The Forum

Dacorum Borough Council chief executive Sally Marshall braves the shave

A council chief executive had her head shaved for charity in memory of her late husband.

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The old pound coin

There’s only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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Railway fire affecting services on West Coast Main Line

A fire has affected rail services this morning on the line that serves Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Hemel Hempstead, Tring and Berkhamsted.

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Dan Gillespie Sells [bottom left] still wowed crowds, along with Alabama 3 [top left], John Power [centre] and [bottom right] Jakko Jakszyk. (Pictures by Adam Hollier and S.M Kitchener)

Berkofest a success - despite headline act Dan's near miss!

A festival headliner was left feeling a bit of a Twit – after a fan reminded the forgetful singer that he was due on stage in one hour.

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The riders start the race in Hemel Hempstead

Tour of Britain bike ride thrills Dacorum spectators

The world’s leading stars of cycling descended on our area over the weekend to wow spectators.

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