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FARMING MATTERS: Bustling community thrives on the farm

A farm can be like a mini community with lots of different people living and working together. It’s not like farms of old of course, where there were dozens of farmhands, and one of the duties of the farmer’s wife was to feed them all at lunchtime each day.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Salma Hayek

Review: A-list stars in a low-rent caper

Matt Adcock reviews The Hitman's Bodyguard (15), starring Ryan Reynolds and Salma Hayek

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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Illustration of the new health facility at The Marlowes.

Have your say in naming a new health facility in Hemel Hempstead town centre

A newly refurbished £6million health centre in Hemel Hempstead is in need of a new name.

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Pupils find out how they have got on in their exams today

As it happened: A-Level results day in Dacorum

A-Level students from Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring picked up their A-Level results on Thursday (August 17).
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Charles Spencer

Big names for Thame's eighth literary festival

Charles Spencer, Jenni Murray, Jeremy Vine and Mike Read are some of the top names scheduled to appear at the eighth annual Thame Arts and Literature Festival.

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Big name comics, singers and musicals for autumn season at Aylesbury's Waterside Theatre

Two spectacular musicals are part of the autumn line up at the Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury.

Theatre and Comedy
One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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Service 2 into Hemel Hempstead town centre changes route.

Hemel Hempstead bus routes face changes with cuts to village stops

Several key bus routes into Hemel Hempstead town centre face changes that will be introduced from August 27.

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Toploader

Popular local acts complete line-up for Swanbourne Music Festival as competition winners are announced

The line-up for the Swanbourne Music Festival - headlined by Toploader of Dancing in the Moonlight fame - has been announced, as have the 10 lucky winners of tickets to the event.

Music

Food glorious food at Berkhamsted Food Festival

Pies, vintage teas, local ales and live music are all part of the Berkhamsted Food Festival.

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A hedgehog at the St Tiggwinkles wildlife hospital in Haddenham - to find out more about the work of Tiggywinkles go to www.sttiggywinkles.org.uk

Are you housing a hedgehog? Census launched to get a clearer picture of hedgehog decline

The first ever national Hedgehog Housing Census has been launched by Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign set up by wildlife charities the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), to help combat the ongoing decline in native hedgehog population numbers.

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The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking £198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyone’s standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been similarly jaw-dropping. With £40m fees now commonplace, last year’s record-breaking spend of £1.165 billion is almost certain to be smashed again before the transfer window closes on August 31.

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QUIZ: Spice Girls comeback comes to Hertfordshire - but how much do you know about the band?

A big screen showing of Spice World The Movie comes to The Vue in Watford for one spsecial showing next month.

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Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

It’s a debate that you may not know exists, but in the world of social media, it has been a hotly debated topic.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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Mum Carla (brown top) with Frazer and other friends.

New mum from Little Gaddesden prevents feelings of postnatal depression

Moving to a new town with a 7-week old baby was a difficult venture for mother Carla who came to Little Gaddesden with her husband in November 2016.

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UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

Morrisons is to sell the UK’s longest sausage roll – for just £1.

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