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Who needs to go all the way to Lapland? You can see Santa’s workshop at Phasels Wood…

Who needs to go all the way to Lapland? You can see Santa’s workshop at Phasels Wood…

There’s no need to haul yourself all the way to Lapland to enjoy the full Santa experience – the team at the Phasels Wood Activity Centre between Hemel Hempstead and Kings Langley are providing everything you need right on your doorstep.

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Tick a few items off that Christmas list on Sunday as Ashridge hosts a seasonal fair

Tick a few items off that Christmas list on Sunday as Ashridge hosts a seasonal fair

You may have missed Santa’s sessions at the Ashridge Visitor Centre but this weekend the focus is on grown-ups – on Sunday from 10am to 3.30pm you can browse the stalls at a free Christmas fair, where there will be the chance to fill yourself with festive cheer and your bags with festive goodies, including original local gifts and products.

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Festive slideshow: Christmas events in Hemel Hempstead

Festive slideshow: Christmas events in Hemel Hempstead

A Christmas-themed fun day raised £197 for Grovehill Community Centre.

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Amazon army gear up for a nappy Christmas

Amazon army gear up for a nappy Christmas

We all know the Kindle will be a hit this Christmas – but nappies are unexpectedly big business for Amazon all year round, and there are crates of them stacked high at the online giant’s Hemel Hempstead warehouse.

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Santa has a snowy landing ahead of Chaulden school fair tonight

Santa has a snowy landing ahead of Chaulden school fair tonight

Quick-thinking Snow Centre workers have helped create the perfect landing zone for Father Christmas at Chaulden Infants and Juniors Schools.

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Berkhamsted guides, brownies and rainbows set out their stall on Saturday

Berkhamsted guides, brownies and rainbows set out their stall on Saturday

Young members of groups in Girlguiding’s Berkhamsted district are hoping to raise much-needed cash at a Christmas Market on Saturday.

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Take your pick of charity cards at last of three festive sales in Berkhamsted

Take your pick of charity cards at last of three festive sales in Berkhamsted

Dacorum charities want to thank all who have supported their Christmas card sales this year – and to remind everyone that there’s still a chance to help out.

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Christmas gifts and music all in aid of children’s nursing charity

Christmas gifts and music all in aid of children’s nursing charity

Following the success of last weekend’s Christmas lights switch-on events, Hemel Hempstead’s Riverside Shopping Centre will host more festive fun this Saturday.

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Donate a gift at Superdrug to make sure all get a Christmas surprise

Donate a gift at Superdrug to make sure all get a Christmas surprise

An annual present push to make sure all little ones have a Christmas to remember has begun in Dacorum.

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Dundale’s pupils have the light stuff

Dundale’s pupils have the light stuff

More than 100 schoolchildren entered the design a Christmas light competition hosted each year by community group Tring Together.

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