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Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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An arrest has been made following the early morning collision

Berkhamsted man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after woman injured in Hemel Hempstead crash

A man has been arrested for drug driving and attempted murder after a collision left a women in 'critical condition' at hospital.

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The assault took place in the Water Gardens car park next to Combe Street

Appeal for female witness after driver assault in Hemel Hempstead car park

Police officers are hoping a witness comes forward after seeing an assault in the Water Gardens car park in Hemel Hempstead last month - after an arrest was finally made.

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Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Very strong winds will affect most of England this week with a new yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office today.

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Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping organic coconuts in plastic

‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

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Car break-ins are on the rise

Motorists warned after rise in car break-ins

Almost a quarter of a million cars were broken into according to new figures, with more than half of all police forces in England, Scotland and Wales reporting an increase in thefts from cars over the previous year.

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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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Inpatient is perhaps the pick of the January games

Console Corner: Four games to look out for in January

January is not usually the most thrilling time of year for gamers but here are four releases to look out for.

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A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola is to launch smaller bottles at higher prices.

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How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

Daniel Allen, Keele University

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FARMING MATTERS: Looking towards post Brexit future

Meurig Raymond, president of the National Farmers Union, has released his New Year message, with an emphasis on the future of farming post Brexit.

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Woman is victim of sexual assault whilst walking her dog in Hemel Hempstead

A woman was sexually assaulted while waking her dog in Hemel last month.

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Would you want to be a volunteer chaplain for Hertfordshire Police?

Would you want to be a volunteer chaplain for Hertfordshire Police?

Herts Police are looking to recruit a new volunteer chaplain to help support 
officers and staff.

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Farewell to a Northchurch legend

Farewell to a Northchurch legend

A Northchurch councillor and cricket ‘legend’ has passed away after a short illness.

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Libraries to become independent of Herts County Council?

Libraries across Herts could be made independent under an overhaul being considered by council bosses.

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Joint leadership for two Berkhamsted schools?

A pair of Berkhamsted church schools could deepen their links by merging with a single governing body.

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Hertfordshire health campaign: “I hope that I’m never again ill in the holidays”

One of Dacorum’s leading health campaigners has found the 111 telephone service wanting – when she needed to call it twice over the Christmas break.

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Racist-era flag flies by the railway line in Hertfordshire

A South African flag from the apartheid era has been flying along the canal in Bourne End.

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Doing this could cost you big

Driving through a puddle in your car in Hemel Hempstead could land you a £5,000 fine

If you drive your car through puddles and splash people in Hemel Hempstead, you could be heading for a £5,000 fine.

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