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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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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

Business
Lois Cordelia sculptor of Green Man made with straws at The Akeman

Thousands of plastic straws used to create sculpture marking 10th birthday of popular Tring pub

The Akeman, Oakman and The Green Man – a decade of happy memories provides a small gift for planet.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

Health
Clearning snow, what are the rules?

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Despite snow falling on most of the region, many residents are still nervous about clearing it for fear of getting punished.

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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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Take extra care on untreated roads

Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

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Our region saw widespread snowfall yesterday. Photo: Stephen Pollard

Ice and snow warning further extended across the region today by Met Office

The Met Office is warning there may be more snow on the way in the south Midland today and have extended the area and timeframe where it may fall.
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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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Aldi recall

Aldi recalls food product because it could contain small pieces of hard plastic

Aldi has recalled one of its food products owing to worries that it may be contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

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Baby Rockit Apples from Marks and Spencer

M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders.

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Snowed in at home? Know your rights

SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

The situation: snow has covered large parts of our region and you have to work on Monday. So what are your rights around snow days?
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Maintaining our top activity in the face of acute financial challenges

What is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families and communities?

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Snow on Peterborough's Parkways today.  Photo: Shujah Saklain

10 key DOs and DONTs of snow driving this weekend

Much of England has been with heavy snow today - so what do you need to prepare for winter driving?
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Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Poundland have launched a �1 chocolate bar, Twin Peaks

Poundland launches Toblerone-style treat with 20 per cent more chocolate after court battle

Poundland has finally launched its £1 ‘Twin Peaks’ Toblerone-style chocolate bar this week after a lengthy legal wrangle over its shape and packaging.

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A screenshot from a Facebook Messenger Kids promotional video

Facebook launches messaging app for under-13s

Facebook has launched a messaging app for kids, a move which will see the social media giant expand their user base to a whole previously under-age sector.

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Apples waiting to be pressed

FARMING MATTERS: Apples harvest an additional income

After rejuvenating an ancient orchard, livestock and arable farmers Richard and Sue Belgrove developed an important sideline to their business.

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