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Broadband “essential” to everyday life

Nine in ten people now believe that a broadband connection is essential to their day-to-day life, ranking its importance alongside the likes of housing and food.

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Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ads for junk food and drink targeted at children are to be banned from the internet in a bid to combat the obesity epidemic.

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Supermarket recalls balti following allergy fears

Supermarket recalls balti following allergy fears

A leading supermarket has recalled one of its ready meal range owing to allergy concerns.

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VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

What is your favourite Christmas song of all time?

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Vote: Help us decide on the best Christmas film of all time

Vote: Help us decide on the best Christmas film of all time

Which festive film tops the chart for you?

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The cattle are now indoors for the winter.  Picture copyright Heather Jan Brunt

FARMING MATTERS: The suckler herd comes in for the winter

This week the cattle came in for the winter. This is late by usual standards, but we’ve had a particularly dry season and so the land has been able to take it. And of course the cattle have received supplementary feed out in the field every day.

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Urgent appeal for volunteers to keep disabled sports going

An award-winning club helping disabled people to participate in sport faces fear of closure unless volunteers for the New Year can be found.

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Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

Console Corner: ‘Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

‘Tis the season to be jolly...well it is if you have a Sony machine after a superb line-up of free games were released for December.

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Health chiefs cut £8.5m ‘without any warning’

A key health service is set to be cut in West Herts, which could have a “catastrophic” effect upon the county’s entire health economy.

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It’s a double whammy for health bosses

Health bosses have been handed a double-blow, after being placed in ‘financial turnaround’ by NHS leaders and having their hospital plans rubbished by the borough council.

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Brews blues as Haresfoot leaves

Berkhamsted’s first brewery in over a century is set to leave town – less than three years after its opening.

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Health chiefs face long night of questioning

Plans to remove further services from Hemel Hempstead Hospital have been roundly rubbished by Dacorum Borough councillors.

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Aylesbury man in top ten most wanted criminals in Europe

Police advice on sexual consent

Police officers will be out raising awareness of sexual consent from this weekend.

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Police boss’ trip around Herts

Policing boss David Lloyd made a whistlestop tour of Herts last week.

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Make a date for Bovingdon’s first-ever Christmas fayre

Make a date for Bovingdon’s first-ever Christmas fayre

Bovingdon’s first-ever Christmas fayre takes place this Sunday from 4-8pm.

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Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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Failed robber punched woman in the face as she walked her dog

Failed robber punched woman in the face as she walked her dog

A woman was punched in the face while walking her dog, when she was the 
victim of a failed robber.

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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Missing teen found

A teenage boy who had been missing since Sunday has been found.

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Missing Jamie Drake, 15, could be in Hemel Hempstead or Tring

Police are urgently trying to find a teenage boy who has been missing since the weekend.

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