West Herts Hospitals chief executive to leave in June

The chief executive of west Herts Hospitals Trust is to leave at the end of June.

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VOTE: Karate Kid sequel coming - but what are the worst sequels ever

A TV sequel to The Karate Kid is coming. Even the main actors from the first film will be in it (except Pat Morita. He’s dead).

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200-year-old coins taken in burglary in Bovingdon

A collection of vintage coins, some dating back 200 years, were stolen during a burglary in Bovingdon last month.


MP tells Parliament that public have been “misled” over health services

Health bosses “misled” the public over changes to hospital services in Hemel Hempstead, MP Sir Mike Penning told Parliament last week.

Striking staff at Dacorum Council warn: “Redundancies and service cuts will come next”

Striking staff at Dacorum Council warn: “Redundancies and service cuts will come next”

Staff rallied on the steps of Dacorum Borough Council on Tuesday, after bosses slashed their redundancy rights.

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Mike Penning set for another five years as Hemel Hempstead MP?

Hemel’s Tory MP Sir Mike Penning will stand for the party again at the next election.

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Why your child may have £1,000 in a bank account that you don’t even know about

Calling all parents! Do you have a child aged between seven and 15? If so, then they be a lot wealthier than you think.

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Get to know the 2018 Formula 1 grid

The 2018 F1 season begins this weekend, with Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel et al ready to do battle for the championship.

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Jobs at risk at Carpetright as retailer eyes store closures

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60 million.


Are you as smart as an 11 year old? Prove it

Just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz, here’s six questions to test your brain power.

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Struggling Cavendish School set to become part of controversial academies group?

The Cavendish School is set to become an academy later this year, following a vote by bosses.

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Win tickets to see Kirstie Allsopp and co at popular Handmade Fair this summer

The Handmade Fair presented by Kirstie Allsopp is set to pitch up in Wiltshire for the very first time this summer giving craft enthusiasts in the south the chance to experience the ultimate creative day out.

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From magic to hypnotism for an adult audience in Dunstable

A controversial comedy stage hypnotist is bringing his red hair, blue mouth and outrageous show to one of our theatres in the spring.

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Starring role as Cilla at Aylesbury for Bucks born entertainer

Cilla The Musical, a heart-warming musical adaptation of the ITV mini series, is coming to Aylesbury next month (April).

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Review - Strangers from a Train at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

It seems like the perfect murder. Two men, two different murders. No motive, the perfect way for both our leads to get away with a heinous crime.

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Iconic chalk ‘White Lion’ is restored at Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has finished restoration work on the Whipsnade White Lion, a famous chalk image that has overlooked the Dunstable Downs in Bedfordshire since 1933.


School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

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