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Experts issue warning over Christmas fatbergs and how to avoid them

It’s the time to eat, drink and be merry – but experts are warning people to dispose of Christmas leftovers carefully or face creating costly festive fatbergs.

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The car seized by police for not having 'commuting' insurance

Police issue warning after car seized due to insurance not covering commuting

A driver had their car seized by police on a motorway -because their insurance policy didn’t cover commuting from work.

Crime
Christmas gifts

REVEALED: This year’s must-have Christmas gift for kids

A must-have toy this Christmas is flying off the shelves faster than they can make it, after thousands of children asked Santa to bring them a bizarre gift.

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B&Q issues recall

B&Q issue urgent recall for ‘fire risk’ remote control plugs

B&Q have issued an urgent recall for a batch of remote control on/off plug adapters which could pose a potential fire risk.

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Vets warn over salt and grit dangers to pets

With temperatures dropping as low as -15C in some parts of the country this week, vets are warning pet owners to take extra caution during the cold spell with salt, grit and antifreeze proving fatal to pets.

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Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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Fraudsters are particularly active over the festive period

How to avoid credit card fraud this Christmas

It’s an unfortunate fact that, for most of us, a Merry Christmas will involve a bit of expense.

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FIFA 18 should be viewed as the best portable football sim ever

Console Corner: FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch review

Switch-ing it up for FIFA 18.

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REVEALED: How to get money off Amazon purchases before the Boxing Day sales

Looking to bag a bargain before the Boxing Day sales start?

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Minette Batters at the AGM of the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire NFU

FARMING MATTERS: Farmers flock to hear NFU speaker

The woman many expect to be the next president of the National Farmers Union spoke to farmers at the AGM of the Berkshire Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire branch of the NFU at The Oxfordshire Golf Club near Thame.

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NEW HOMES PLANS: MP David Gauke challenged to speak up for his voters in South West Hertfordshire

MP David Gauke has been told to speak up for his constituents over plans to build thousands of new homes.

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Dacorum Borough Council admit their own housing proposals are “too much”

Dacorum Borough Council’s housing plans are “too much” – according to Dacorum Borough Council.

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QA Hospital has been criticised in a report after thousands of patents did not have chest X-rays reviewed by an expertly-trained clinician

Dacorum has among the longest life expectancy

People living in Dacorum are among the longest-living in the UK.

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Mike Penning being made a knight

MP dedicates his knighthood to Hemel Hempstead

Hemel MP Sir Mike Penning has formally received his knighthood from HRH the Prince of Wales.

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Hertfordshire village wants speed limit cut

A village community hope to keep themselves safe from dangerous late night drivers by lowering its speed limit to 20mph.

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Herts NHS bosses say: remember your repeat prescriptions over festive period

Herts NHS bosses say: remember your repeat prescriptions over festive period

Health bosses have issued a reminder to stock up on repreat prescriptions before the Christmas period begins.

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Mark Hamill in The Last Jedi

REVIEW: The Last Jedi is bold and brilliant

Matt Adcock reviews The Last Jedi (12A), starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Mark Hamill

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Leighton Buzzard Railway Station

Person struck by train at Leighton Buzzard

Emergency services are attending a fatality on the railway line at Leighton Buzzard.

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Luton Airport

Concerns over impact of Luton Airport expansion upon Hertfordshire

Hertforshire may struggle 
to cope with plans to 
double the capacity of Luton Aiprort, according to councl bosses.

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Herts Police: “Please don’t dial 999 just because it’s been snowing and you want advice on travel routes”

Herts Police: “Please don’t dial 999 just because it’s been snowing and you want advice on travel routes”

999 should not be used to ask police for the safest travel routes in the snow.

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