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The mini crocodiles, venomous snakes and other wild animals owned by Dacorum residents

Venomous snakes and mini crocodiles are among some of the ‘dangerous’ animals being kept by Dacorum residents.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

It’s not just Eeny Meeny - how song lyrics have been censored over the years, from God Save The Queen, to The Rolling Stones, to Nicki Minaj

Yesterday we reported how a ‘racist’ t-shirt has been withdrawn from Primark stores, after a customer complained about the offensive lyrics of the song ‘Eeny Meeny Miny Moe’ as it used to be sung.

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Kids enjoy the summer fun at a splash park. One will now be coming to Hemel Hempstead

New £1 million splash park for Hemel Hempstead approved

A new £1 million splash park has been given the green light to rejuvenate Gadebridge Park.

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Cabinet approves council tax increase for Dacorum

Cabinet approves council tax increase for Dacorum

Taxpayers in Dacorum will see their council tax increase by 2.71 per cent for 2017/18.

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Dacorum Borough Council needs to build nearly 700 homes each year

Council ‘facing up’ to the housing crisis in Dacorum

It’s both a constant challenge and one that seems to evolve – how do you solve a problem like a housing crisis?

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NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

The NHS is facing its biggest shake up in a generation with nearly 20 hospitals marked for closure and care from cradle to grave put through a wholesale overhaul to plug a £22bn black hole in health service funding, an investigation by this newspaper can reveal.

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Donald Trump loves immigrants. Well, the ones that he's got married to anyway.

Migrants to show 
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Immigrants to the UK and their supporters will show their solidarity in Hemel town centre on Monday, February 20.

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County councillors fear the funding cut will place greater pressure on GPs and hospitals

Herts County Council to report £8.5m CCG social care cut to Secretary of State

Hertfordshire County Council is set to write to the Secretary of State outlining its 'dissatisfaction' at an £8.5m cut to adult social care from Herts Valleys CCG.
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Hertfordshire’s crackdown on tenancy fraudsters

A countywide crackdown on tenancy fraud has begun, thanks to a partnership between Aldwyck Housing Group, Herts County Council and the Shared Anti-Fraud Service (SAFS).

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Students’ Invictus inspiration at Yewtree Primary School in Hemel Hempstead

Youngsters at Yewtree Primary School will be visited by Invictus hero Luke Delahunty on Friday (February 3).

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A protester at one of last night's rallies (Photo: Dean Kirby/i)

The very British signs on show at anti-Trump protests around the country

Across the country last night Britons took to the streets to protest Donald Trump’s ban on people from seven majority Muslim countries entering the United States.

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Hemel MP welcomes Theresa May’s latest statements about Brexit

Hemel MP Mike Penning has spoken out to support the Prime Minister’s latest stance on leaving the European Union.

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New £15m home for Dacorum Borough Council and library officially opens in Hemel Hempstead

New £15m home for Dacorum Borough Council and library officially opens in Hemel Hempstead

A new era for public services began in Hemel Hempstead today (January 16) when a £15m home for Dacorum Borough Council officially opened.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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A&E waiting times increase more than twentyfold in just four years at Watford Hospital

The number of patients waiting 12 hours or more in A&E has increased more than 20-fold in just four years.

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Police investigating official complaint from Hemel Hempstead MP over parking fines at Harvester

Police investigating official complaint from Hemel Hempstead MP over parking fines at Harvester

Police are investigating a complaint from an MP about a car parking firm which has dished out fines to diners of a Harvester restaurant in Hemel Hempstead.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Nigel Roberts, from Hightown Housing Association, at Viking House

Viking funeral means 87 new homes in Hemel

Work has started to build 87 affordable new homes on the outskirts of Hemel town centre.

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MP demands talks with Harvester

A restaurant which has been accused of fining diners for legitimately using its car park has been slammed by Hemel MP Mike Penning.

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Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy by Food Standards Agency

Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy by Food Standards Agency

Unsafe levels of a paint thinner chemical have been found in gravy granules sold at Lidl, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

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