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Tring School takes on running of sports centre in ambitious redevelopment plans

Council bosses have confirmed that Tring Sports Centre and swimming pool will now be managed by Tring School.

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Revealed: The Dacorum businesses with the worst food hygiene ratings

These restaurants, cafes, takeaways and businesses in Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring and wider Dacorum have all been given a one or less hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Sleep deprived teens are spending too much time on social media

Teen social media addicts more likely to suffer sleep deprivation

Teens addicted to Snapchat, Instagram and Whatsapp are more likely to be sleep deprived, a new study found.

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Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin, an app that promises to reward you for simply exercising, has shot to the top of the app downloads chart despite criticism about the rewards on offer and the amount of battery it uses.

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People receiving care services in Hertfordshire are set to have to pay for some free services in proposed council changes

Council's care price hike will have 'adverse impact' for thousands of people across Hertfordshire

Thousands of people receiving adult care will have to start paying more for services to help raise £2million of savings.

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2017 Hemel Gazette Awards

The Gazette’s 2017 awards

2018 is here, 2017 is history.

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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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Home Instead Senior Care recruitment campaign

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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Tom Cahill and Deborah Fielding

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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Hemel Hempstead Hospital

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.

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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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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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NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

The NHS has issued nine telltale signs you could have Australian Flu and it comes after a Scottish teenager died after taking ill with the deadly virus sweeping the country.

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Will Dacorum “be brave” and u-turn on privatisation of leisure facilities?

Council bosses have been challenged to “be brave” by reversing plans to privatise Dacorum’s leisure facilities.

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BREAKING: West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust comes out of special measures

BREAKING: West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust comes out of special measures

The trust which runs Hemel, St Albans and Watford hospitals has come out of special measures after two-and-a-half years.

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Vaccination warning over Australian 'flu

Vaccine warning as Australian ‘flu threat grows

The elderly, pregnant women and children with chronic illness in the UK are being urged to get vaccinated as the threat of the Australian ‘flu reaching our shores heightens.

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Superbug fuelled by food additive

Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive in cakes, juices and jams

A sugar additive found in cream cakes, fruit juices and jams has fuelled the rise of a killer superbug, according to new research.

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Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Three in four of us are concerned about the health of their partner - due to stress and lack of exercise, according to research.

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