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Plans for museum at The Bury in Hemel Hempstead gear up

Plans are underway for a project to build a new museum at The Bury – and it’s hoped that lottery funding can help complete the scheme.

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Bill Oddie presented the award to police dog Finn and his handler PC Dave Wardell. Picture by Peter Stevens Photography

Hero police dog Finn wins national award for bravery

Hero police dog Finn, who beat the odds to survive horrific knife wounds in the line of duty just over a year ago, is being recognised with a special award.

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Former Watford footballer and Aylesbury Grammar School pupil Richard Lee launches new book

Former Aylesbury Grammar School pupil and Watford goalkeeper Richard Lee has released his second book.

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Quartet of county cricket boards are joining forces to form new body

The Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire county cricket boards are collaborating to form a new organisation – Cricket East – which came into effect on Sunday, October 1.

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The latest local golf news

Needle Shield is won by Bushey while Trish earns Founders Cup

Bushey Golf & Country Club this year had the honour of hosting the final match of the season of the Herts Friendly League, where all six teams competed for the Needle Shield and the chance to be crowned the Herts Friendly League champion on Saturday.

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Dacorum and Tring competitors at Tring Running Clubs Ridgeway Run, which was held the previous Sunday.

A runaway success for the 36th Ridgeway Run event

Tring Running Club hosted a very successful 36th annual Ridgeway Run last Sunday (October 8).

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Kristian Imroth, leading in the green and purple vest (No 705). (Picture by Barry Cornelius)

Middle distance squad get good start in tough Chiltern League

Dacorum & Tring middle distance squad headed to Oxford’s Shottover Hill for the first stop in the 2017-18 Chiltern League cross country league, the gruelling five-leg series recognised as one of the toughest and most competitive in the country.

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The latest football news from around the world.

It’s three in a row for the suddenly in-form The Green

Leverstock Green continued their run of good form in the league when they won their third SSML Premier Division game in a row, beating near-neighbours Tring Athletic 2-1 at Pancake Lane on Tuesday night.

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The Independent Association of Prep Schools regional champions Westbrook Hay Prep School.

Westbrook Hay earn regional title after a dominant tournament while Raiders Blues triumph in league cup

Hemel’s Westbrook Hay Prep School’s U13s football team are the Independent Association of Prep Schools regional champions again. The boys (pictured, right) played eight matches at Rokeby School in Surrey on October 7, beating 26 other schools to the title.

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The latest local football news

Defensive blunders are proving to be costly for Tring as they lose again

Some appalling defending saw Tring Athletic go down 4-2 when hosting Leighton Town despite being ahead.

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Kings Langley 2017/18.

Battle royal sees Kings slip to 3-2 loss but better display

Kings Langley turned in a spirited display at high-flying Kings Lynn but emerged with nothing to show for it despite their best endeavours.

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Berkhamsted Sunday League latest results

Scores from the past weekend.

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The leagues leading scorer Stacey Field netted again on Saturday in Berkos 3-1 win over St otfold.

Victory keeps Berko on top

A two-goal burst in the first four minutes propelled Berko to a 3-1 win over Stotfold on Saturday and ensured they stayed on top of the table.

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Hemel Town's Spencer McCall.

New signings have bolstered Tudors

Hemel boss Dean Brennan was pleased with his new signings in Saturday’s steely win at Eastbourne and is now hoping his side can put a run of wins together.

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Pete Allam was back among the goals again for the mens first team with a hat-trick on Saturday in BHHHCs 4-3 victory over Brentwood.

Berko enjoy best weekend of the season yet with three sides on top

A total of four wins, three draws and just two defeats made this Saturday the best set of results so far this season for Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead Hockey Club.

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Hemel Storms new American signing AJ Roberts made an impressive debut against Reading Rockets on Saturday. (Picture by Lin Titmuss).

Double-header ends with a Storm bounce-back win

Hemel Storm bounced back from a tight one-point loss in Reading on Saturday to defeat Ipswich 83-76 at home on the Sunday to progress to the fourth round of the National Cup.

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Local MP David Gauke, who is also the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, made the announcement this morning

David Gauke scraps charges for Universal Credit telephone helpline

Universal Credit helplines will now be free within the next month - after the Government announced they were to scrap charges.
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5 things to do in Hemel Hempstead and beyond

Here is our guide to some of the events coming in and around Hemel Hempstead
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Gift experience day at Silverstone is full of speed and thrills

If the man in your life loves cars and wants to drive a fast one, then there is no better place than Silverstone near Towcester.

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WATCH: Marlowes Shopping Centre’s £13m redevelopment approved by council

A £13million scheme to redevelop The Marlowes Shopping Centre in Hemel Hempstead was formally approved by Dacorum Borough Council on Friday.
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