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Missing Jamie Drake, 15, could be in Hemel Hempstead or Tring

Police are urgently trying to find a teenage boy who has been missing since the weekend.

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Alan Connolly

Lie detector helps jail ‘dangerous’ Hemel Hempstead paedophile Alan Connolly

A man has been jailed for six years for a number of sex offences against two children including a boy aged under 13.

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Hemel Hempstead Cricket Club pavillion

Man pushed woman to the floor in ‘scrap to steal her dog’ at Hemel Hempstead Cricket Club

An attempted theft of a Rottweiler is being investigated by police who would like to speak to a man with a shaved bald head and tattoos.

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Over 400 claims of police abusing power for sexual gain in two years, watchdog reveals

Hundreds of police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people, including vulnerable victims of crime, a damning report has revealed.

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Tommy Corbett was last seen in the town centre at around 6pm yesterday (December 7)

Missing boy found

A boy who had been missing from home in Hemel Hempstead has been found safe and well.

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Tommy Corbett was last seen in the town centre at around 6pm yesterday (December 7)

Concern for missing 10 year old Tommy Corbett from Hemel Hempstead

Police are appealing to members of the public to help trace a missing 10 year old boy

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Boxmoor Hall Pre-School is based at Hemel Hempstead Sports Centre

Nursery defiant after Ofsted finds there is ‘no privacy for children at toilet time’

A nursery is appealing its ‘Inadequate’ rating by Ofsted after an inspector found children are ‘not safeguarded’ or ‘allowed privacy when using the potty’.

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Rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson holds a charity calendar by Henry Fraser (left)

Talented Chipperfield mouth-artist named seventh most influential Briton with a disability ahead of TV presenter Andrew Marr

A mouth-artist who was paralysed in a diving accident on holiday has been named as one of the most influential Britons with a disability.

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Do you recognise these women?

Purse-dipping in Tring card shop and Berkhamsted WHSmith sparks police hunt for two women

Two women are wanted by police after a purse and a wallet were stolen from elderly victims.

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Jack Daw (left) with chief fire officer, Roy Wilsher

‘I’ve had an amazing time’: Herts Fire service legend Jack Daw retires after 50 years

A dedicated fire officer has paid tribute to his many crews as he finally called it a day after 50 years of service.

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Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as �50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.

New £5 notes engraved with Jane Austen worth £50,000 circulated in Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Billy White

‘I crucified myself’: Calvin Klein model beat the bottle to bag himself a business

Jet-setting to New York to film Calvin Klein commercials, 20-something Billy White had the world at his feet – but a rock ’n’ roll lifestyle brought him to his knees.

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Sarah Eynstone

Church in shock after sudden death of much-loved Tring vicar with a sunshine smile

The Tring Parish is in shock after the sudden and unexpected death of a “much-loved” vicar.

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The school council from South Hill Primary School met representatives from the Friends of the Jellicoe Water Gardens and Dacorum Borough Council

Who will unearth 2041 Hemel Hempstead time capsule containing Max Whitlock paper clipping?

Fast-forward 25 years, and a lucky someone will get a blast from the past when they discover a time capsule containing a Max Whitlock paper clipping, school photos and coins.

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An artist's impression of The Pavillion scheme

A patch with a catch! £2.75m project for luxury Ashridge bungalow

You can be the proud owner of this luxury bungalow if you secure the £2.75million plot – but you will have to build it first.

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Rail fare hike for Dacorum commuters slammed as ‘eye-watering’ by councillors

The increase in rail fares, which will see hikes of up to £92 for season tickets into London, is “eye-watering”, according to Labour councillors.

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Help decide council budget cut-backs

There are just four days left to take part in a council survey to help shape up budget cut-backs over the next three years.

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Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

HEALTH experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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Big red button to fight terrorists

Big red button to fight terrorists

Herts Police now have a big red button on their website, which people can click to anonymously report online terrorist and extremism material.

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