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Bourne End builder found dog 'impaled on gate'

A dog owner has described his horror at finding his pet pooch impaled on a garden gate when he came out of his home.

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A wave of warm weather is on the way

WEATHER: Wave of warm weather to bring highest temperatures since last September

A wave of warm weather is on the way with our area set to bask in the hottest temperatures since last autumn.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Product warning

Supermarket recalls chicken tikka chunks which may contain glass

SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass.

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TV show looking for Real-life Romeo and Juliets

TV show looking for Real-life Romeo and Juliets

A new TV series is looking to talk to couples whose love goes against their parents or families wishes.

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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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The Adventurer, The Unwinder…  five types of holidaymaker

The Adventurer, The Unwinder… five types of holidaymaker

Millions of us know exactly what we are going to do on holiday - absolutely nothing.

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Console Corner: Injustice 2 review

Console Corner: Injustice 2 review

No sense of Injustice here.

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M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Going without sleep could make you lonely

Going without sleep could make you lonely

Young Britons are putting themselves at risk of loneliness by going without sleep, according to new research.

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Measuring the rainfall - or lack of it. Picture Heather Jan Brunt

FARMING MATTERS: Lack of rain means difficulties for crops

Writing about the weather is tricky because whatever it is doing right now, it could be different by the time you read this.

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Travel: A world of pure imagination

Travel: A world of pure imagination

I think Willy Wonka said it best with the words “Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination, take a look and you’ll see into your imagination.”

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The launch of the new Cycle Hub

Cyclists celebrate launch of their new hub

Hundreds of residents got in gear to celebrate the opening of Dacorum’s Cycle Hub, in Hemel Hempstead.

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Dean of St Albans Dr Jeffrey John with DEMAND CEO Gary Evans

Congregation donates to disability charity

The congregation of the Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban has donated £1,000 to Abbots Langley charity DEMAND.

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Katie Malliff

Tring student’s squash success

Tring School student Katie Malliff competed with the England U15 Girls team in the U15-17 European Squash Championships in Prague, where the team were champions in their age group. In the finals, the girls played the Czech Republic. Katie drew the Czech number 1, and won with a score of 3-0.

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Childrens nurse Terry with a patient

Celebrating those who care for sick children

Rennie Grove Hospice Care is joining other hospice care providers in the UK to raise the profile of children’s palliative care during Children’s Hospice Week this week.

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The Your Move cyclists arrive in Watford

Estate agents’ 100-mile ride for cancer charity

A team of estate agents cycled through Hemel Hempstead on Friday May 12, during a 100-mile charity cycle ride.

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Hertfordshire Police is appealing for any witnesses to come forward with information

Cops investigating linked bike thefts from schools in Hemel Hempstead

Police believe that two separate incidents of bike thefts from Hemel Hempstead schools may be linked.

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Eckoh staff ready for a day's volunteering

A taste of the outdoor life for company volunteers

Hemel Hempstead company Eckoh sent 14 keen volunteers to Sunnyside Rural Trust on a team-building day organised by Connect Dacorum.

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Puddle Ducks teachers

Baby swim teachers learn to be deaf aware

Local swim school Puddle Ducks has supported Deaf Awareness Week by partnering with the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) to give all its swimming teachers deaf awareness training.

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