White goods cause one fire per week across Hertfordshire

Faulty white goods such as tumble dryers and dishwashers are causing an average of one fire every week across the county.

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30 years of Red Dwarf: We present our favourite quotes

It was 30 years ago today that Red Dwarf first was first broadcast on the nation’s TV screens.

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Man failed for beating his pregnant partner

A Berkhamsted man has been jailed for two years after assaulting his pregnant former partner.

Sportspace, Hemel Hempstead.

Sports facilities privatisation: What happened, why it happened, and how every councillor voted

Dacorum’s sports facilities WILL be privatised, after councillors voted to stand by the controversial move.

Talha Ahmed

Man wanted in connection with four thefts of cars

A man with links to Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire is wanted by police in connection with four thefts of cars.

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The Gazette’s 2017 awards

2018 is here, 2017 is history.

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Nursery can stay open after Ofsted concerns

A troubled nursery has been allowed to stay open by Ofsted after taking remedial action over safety concerns.

Sportspace, Hemel Hempstead.

Crunch meeting on privatising sports facilities tonight

Council chiefs will hold a key meeting which could mean plans to privatise Dacorum’s leisure facilities are reversed.

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West Herts Hospitals Trust pays £57million in compensation over the last five years

Hospital bosses have paid nearly £57million-worth of compensation over the last five years, according to new figures.

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Hertfordshire policing boss recognised for being open and transparent

Hertfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has received an award for transparency for the third year in a row.

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Care firm look to double the number of staff in Hemel over the next 12 months

A care home provider says it needs to double its number of new care workers in Hemel this year, as the town’s population continues to get older.

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New boss to oversee radical overhaul of Hertfordshire’s NHS set-up

A new boss has been appointed to oversee the current radical overhaul of local health services.

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Unions: “Throwing money at it won’t solve NHS problems in Hertfordshire”

More cash alone will not be enough to solve the underlying problems faced by the NHS in Hertfordshire, it was claimed this week.

Average of five thefts a day from vehicles in Dacorum since start of 2018

Average of five thefts a day from vehicles in Dacorum since start of 2018

Police have warned of a sharp rise in the number of thefts from motor vehicles across Dacorum since the turn of the new year.

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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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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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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.


UPDATE Teenagers hospitalised after stabbing: More information from police

Herts Police have released more details of the stabbing incident which took place in Hemel Hempstead town centre on Tuesday night.


Application deadline for school places in Herts is next week

The deadline for applying to primary, junior and middle schools in Hertfordshire closes next week.

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