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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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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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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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Council bosses at The Forum are risking the threat of industrial action over Christmas in response to their plans to reduce redundancy rates for staff

Unions threaten Christmas strike for Dacorum Borough Council workers

Unions say a Christmas strike could hit Dacorum Borough Council if they don’t backtrack on plans to cut redundancy rates for their workers.

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Tring Park Festival of Light drew in thousands of people last week

Gallery: Thousands enlightened at Tring Park Festival of Light

Thousands saw the light at Tring Park – as a popular annual event continued to pull in the crowds.

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Darcy Myatt, aged one, cast a spell on mum Shelley Roberts

Spook-tacular scenes as Old Town celebrates Halloween with a big party

Old Town turned into a ghost town - of sorts - on Sunday evening with the popular annual Halloween Party.

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Volunteers creating new habitats in the river with woody debris as part of the River Bulbourne restoration project

River Bulbourne restoration project makes waves nationally

A project to restore a one kilometre stretch of the River Bulbourne has won a national award for its ‘ingenuity’ and ‘imagination’.

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Revellers raised a glass to the best of Bavaria over the weekend in Gadebridge Park

PICTURES: Thousands enjoy Oktoberfest celebrations in Hemel Hempstead

More than 7,000 people enjoyed the best of Bavarian beer and the odd Bratwurst at Oktoberfest at the weekend.

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A whole host of bonfire and fireworks events take place across Dacorum over the next couple of weeks. Picture by David Satchel

EVENTS GUIDE: Where are fireworks displays taking place in Dacorum in 2017?

We bring you the biggest and best fireworks guide around featuring events across Dacorum for 2017.

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Herts Police has confirmed the young girl has sadly died in hospital

Girl, 9, tragically dies after Northchurch collision

A nine-year-old girl has sadly passed away following a road traffic collision in Northchurch earlier this month.

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Graham Buckland (far right) pictured with colleagues at Dacorum College in 1983. He believes he may have been exposed the asbestos at the college

Former Hemel Hempstead college worker’s desperate plea over asbestos exposure

A former college worker who was diagnosed with cancer linked to asbestos has joined with lawyers to appeal to his former colleagues for help – as he seeks answers regarding his illness.

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Local MP David Gauke, who is also the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, made the announcement this morning

David Gauke scraps charges for Universal Credit telephone helpline

Universal Credit helplines will now be free within the next month - after the Government announced they were to scrap charges.
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WATCH: Marlowes Shopping Centre’s £13m redevelopment approved by council

A £13million scheme to redevelop The Marlowes Shopping Centre in Hemel Hempstead was formally approved by Dacorum Borough Council on Friday.
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Thieves target Tring newsagents with sledgehammer in morning raid

Two thieves broke into a newsagents in Tring using a sledgehammer.

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Girl, 9, in 'serious' condition at hospital after collision with van

Girl, 9, in 'serious' condition at hospital after collision with van

A nine-year-old girl is currently in hospital after being involved in a collision with a van.

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Harry Winks was football, and England, mad as a child

7 things you may not know about Harry Winks - the England star from Hemel Hempstead

Harry Winks, the former Gade Valley and Cavendish School student, is the nation’s latest football prospect.
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Court news

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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