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Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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The Mount is home to more than 1,000 prisoners in Bovindgon

Drugs 'easily available' at HMP The Mount as staff shortage takes its toll

The ingredients had been there all along according to an independent report – so for some the two days of prisoner unrest at HMP The Mount last week was far from a shock.

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Luton Town fan from Hemel Hempstead gets three-year ban from football matches for violent and disorderly behaviour

A Hemel man has been banned from all football matches in the UK for three years.

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Rail bosses pledge new crackdown

London Midland Trains has started a new campaign against anti-social behaviour.

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The fake Royal Mail cards

Royal Mail warn of fake ‘missed delivery’ cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Arrests of young people aged 17 and under have fallen in Northamptonshire by almost 1,800 in six years.

Child arrests in Hertfordshire fall by two thirds

Arrests of children by Herts Police have fallen by 61 per cent in the last six years.

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Fears sedative 10,000 times stronger than heroin spreading across UK

Fears sedative 10,000 times stronger than heroin spreading across UK

Up to 130 drug users may have died in Britain using man-made sedative Fentanyl just since December, fear police.

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UPDATE: Police trace Woman sticking her tongue out after nationwide ‘urgent appeal’ for witness

Police who issued an urgent appeal to find a woman by issuing a distinctive photograph of her with her tongue sticking out but giving few other details, say they have traced her.

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There has been a second day of unrest at the prison in Bovingdon

Riot officers sent in to quell second day of unrest at The Mount prison

Prison riot officers have been sent to HMP The Mount today to quell a second day of unrest at the Bovingdon prison - but that the situation was now ‘contained’.

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Riots break out at Mount Prison near Bovingdon in Hemel Hempstead

Riots break out at Mount Prison near Bovingdon in Hemel Hempstead

Riot-trained prison officers are in attendance at Mount Prison after a large-scale disturbance was reported.

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The statistics were released this week

'Use of force' statistics revealed for Hertfordshire Police

Statistics showing the number of times officers have had to use force across Hertfordshire have been released.

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Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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Inspector George Holland

Farewell to Hertfordshire Police’s “Inspector Ayrton Senna”

A policeman who paved the way for other officers is retiring after 33 years with Herts Police.

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The film festival is being backed by Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd

Hertfordshire Police boss lobbies government over fire service takeover bid

Hertfordshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has met with a government minister, as part of his effort to extend his control to the county’s police force.

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‘Paedophile hunters should work alongside police’

‘Paedophile hunters should work alongside police’

So-called ‘paedophile hunters’ should be recruited to work alongside police forces to help tackle child sexual exploitation says a leading police and crime commissioner.

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Victims’ champion praises Herts’ pioneering scheme

The woman charged with championing victims’ rights across England and Wales is keeping a sharp eye on Herts Police’s efforts to tackle so-called ‘honour abuse’.

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Cop collaboration aims to oil the wheels of justice

Cop collaboration aims to oil the wheels of justice

Police chiefs have taken another step towards collaboration in Herts, Beds and Cambs to ensure offenders are brought to justice quicker.

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Hemel man was murdered over a £10 drug debt

A man was fatally stabbed outside of his home because of a £10 drug debt, a court has heard.

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