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Gravediggers to join union strikes against Dacorum Borough Council

Gravediggers have become the latest council workers to announce that they will strike in an ongoing dispute over cuts to redundancy pay.

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Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Unison and Unite members will protest again outside The Forum tonight

Staff strikes will trash planned Bank Holiday rubbish collections in Dacorum

Dustbin lorry drivers are set to strike once again over their redundancy rights.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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Police are appealing for any witnesses to call them on 101

Man dies after traffic collision in Aston Clinton near Tring

A man has died following a collision in Aston Clinton near Tring yesterday (April 11).

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M1 potholes to be tackled shortly

M1 potholes to be tackled shortly

Work to tackle potholes on the motorway by Hemel Hempstead will be completed by the end of May.

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FULL LIST of 81 Carpetright stores to close as firm axes 300 jobs

About 300 jobs are to be axed at Carpetright after the embattled retailer unveiled plans to shut another 81 stores and tap investors for £60 million under a sweeping restructure.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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Price hikes listed: All the prices & charges being increased from April

While wages can often be sat at the same level for years on end, sadly the same can’t be said about prices and charges.

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Why deleting your Facebook account could cause you problems

Following the internet-shaking news that Cambridge Analytica “harvested” the data of 50 million Facebook users, many users of the social network are now considering deleting their accounts.

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VIDEO: Lick my face! Sugar-smiths can now make YOUR face into a giant lolly

hh Forget chocolate eggs this Easter, now you can get your face made into a lolly in the ultimate confectionary personalisation.

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The Poundland advert in question

‘Disturbing’ Poundland Easter advert featuring bunny being branded divides Twitter

An Easter advert featuring a bunny being branded by a chick went viral after it ignited a heated row on Twitter.

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The DIY SOS team

BBC’s DIY SOS appeal for homeowners to take part in series

Are you a homeowner who requires major building work to your property?

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Paternity rights: Give working dads 12 weeks parental leave and help close gender pay gap

Paternity rights: Give working dads 12 weeks parental leave and help close gender pay gap

Working fathers desperate to spend more time with their children are being failed by current policies, according to a parliamentary committee which is calling for men to be given 12 weeks of paternity leave.

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