Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Ice served in drinks at the three biggest fast food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

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Amazon apprentice Emma Wilkinson at a centre in Doncaster.

Apprenticeship opportunities call for Hemel Hempstead youngsters with Amazon

Youngster have one last day to apply for one of 12 new apprentices at Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Hemel this autumn as the firm launches a new operations apprenticeship scheme.

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Road closures for gas mains work in Hemel Hempstead

Four weeks’ of roadworks will mean lane closures, diversions and temporary traffic lights in Hemel later this month.

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London Midland given two-month franchise extension

The firm which runs rail services to Hemel, Berkhamsted and Tring has been given a two-month extension to its franchise.

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Life’s a beach when your parents go shoppingin Hemel Hempstead!

In the summertime when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky.

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Dacorum’s Den grants are just the business

Nine budding entrepreneurs were awarded grants of up to £2,000 for their businesses after they were grilled by judges in Dacorum’s Den.

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.

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Is this the Hemel’s Hollywood life? Or is it just fantasy?

A hotly-awaited film about the life of rock legends Queen is being filmed in Bovingdon later this year.

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Aylesbury bride-to-be Kerry goes the whole Hogg to reach the Pinnock-le in wedding dress competition

An Aylesbury bride-to-be is celebrating this week after winning her wedding dress for free from a popular bridal shop.


Children’s drink recalled by Sainbury’s due to insufficient sterilisation

A popular children’s drink has been recalled by supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.


Kodi reveals why customers now mistakenly think their box “no longer works”

Kodi has told customers complaining that their box “no longer works” that a number of websites have now shut down their services.

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Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we’ve stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note is set to launch later on this year.

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Berkhamsted is the 16th most attractive place to open a new shop - but Hemel is 391st

Berkhamsted has been judged as being the 16th most attractive location to open a new shop, according to a study.

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Thousands of homes in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire to get superfast broadband boost

Herts County Council is working with BT to roll out superfast broadband to more homes.

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Dacorum jobseekers get cash to start their own businesses

170 unemployed people in Dacorum have benefited from government money to set up their own business, according to new figures.

The summer grants will be used to deliver a variety of community projects

Maylands Business Park gets green light for 585,000 sq ft expansion

A scheme to develop Maylands Business Park has made another step further forward.

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Hospital plan is a ‘mockery’

Hospital campaigners have reacted with anger after health chiefs decided to ignore pleas for a new hospital to serve west Hertfordshire.

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

‘Wedding season’ sets the average adult back almost £800, a study found.

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Nearly half of office workers fantasise about a colleague

Nearly half of office workers fantasise about a colleague

Almost half of office workers fantasise about having relations with a colleague, according to new research.

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