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Man charged with Tring and Berkhamsted burglaries

A man has been charged in connection with a number of burglaries in Tring and Berkhamsted.

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The Shelter report looks at homelessness figures across the UK

Dacorum named as homelessness hotspot in Shelter report

Dacorum has been named as one of the places with the highest rates of homelessness in the UK.

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A firework finale will follow the Christmas lights switch on

When is Hemel Hempstead's official Christmas lights switch on for 2017?

Dacorum Borough Council is getting ready to celebrate Christmas Live @ Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 26 November.

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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd wants to see the government devolve some of its powers to the PCC office

Herts PCC calls for tax increase to help police budget

Hertfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) wants to be given more power over the setting of local police budgets – including a rise in council tax.

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The latest court news from Dacorum

Court Reports: Latest results from magistrates’ courts in Dacorum

The following are a summary of cases that have been dealt with by magistrates at courts within the West & Central Herts bench.
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Commonly used blood thinner can prevent cancer

Common blood thinner lowers cancer risk

The common blood thinning drug warfarin lowers the risk of cancers in the over 50s.

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Lidl

Lidl recalls drink due to allergy risk

Discount supermarket chain Lidl is recalling four varieties of its drinking choclate sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

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Police issue warning over bogus callers

Police warning over cold calls from bogus bailiffs

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, has reported an increase in cold calls to the public from bogus bailiffs requesting payments for a “phantom” debt.

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Ever wondered what the most used emoji is?

Apple reveals the most popular emojis

The most popular emojis among US English speakers has been revealed by tech giant Apple.

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Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

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Are you making any of these common recycling mistakes?

Pizza boxes, crisp bags and light bulbs: here’s what NOT to recycle

People could save thousands of tons of recyclable materials from going to landfill by avoiding the country’s biggest recycling mistakes, according to an expert.

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President of the NFU Meurig Raymond

FARMING MATTERS: New domestic policy can help farmers

A new domestic agricultural policy should ensure British farming continues to deliver for the economy, environment and public well being, says NFU president Meurig Raymond.

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Surgeries have been ranked by patients on the NHS choices website

REVEALED: The BEST and WORST GP surgeries in Dacorum as rated by patients

We can today reveal a list of where your GP surgeries rank in Hemel Hempstead and surrounding areas based on ratings provided by patients on how likely they are to recommend their practice.
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VIDEO: Talented Hemel Hempstead OAP spends 40 years painting her own Sistine chapel in council flat

A talented OAP from Hemel Hempstead has spent 40 years hand-painting her own version of the Sistine chapel - in her council flat.

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New health facility has its name revealed by Herts NHS

New health facility has its name revealed by Herts NHS

A newly refurbished £6million health facility in Hemel town centre now has a name – The Marlowes Health and Wellbeing Centre.

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Hemel Hempstead Hospital

West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust admit to long journey times for the first time

Health bosses have admitted for the first time that journeys to Watford Hospital can take up to 45-50 minutes – despite the ongoing cuts to services provided in Hemel.

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Mike Penning at Cheer House,Hemel Hempstead Hospital

Hemel Hempstead MP calls for hospital boss to resign

MP Mike Penning has called for the resignation of the West Herts Hospitals Trust chief executive.

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Hemel Gazette, November 8, 2017, pages 2-3

Major house-building plans for Dacorum: The challenges ahead

In a three-part online feature, the Gazette is looking at the challenges surrounding Dacorum Borough Council’s proposals to build up to 25,300 new homes by 2036.

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Hemel Gazette, November 8, 2017, pages 2-3

Major house-building plans for Dacorum: The three options

In a three-part online feature, the Gazette is looking at the various options for house building in Dacorum.

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