Christmas News
Olympic champ to switch on lights

Olympic champ to switch on lights

Double Olympic medallist Max Whitlock will help switch on Hemel Hempstead’s town centre Christmas lights.

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Santa is to be a VIP guest at Marlowes’ Winter Wonderland this Christmas

Santa is to be a VIP guest at Marlowes’ Winter Wonderland this Christmas

He’s a very busy man at this time of year, but a Hemel Hempstead shopping centre has managed to book in Father Christmas himself to launch its Winter Wonderland series of festive events.

Community
Christmas comes early to Grovehill at festive fun day

Christmas comes early to Grovehill at festive fun day

A Christmas themed fun day is being held at Grovehill Community Centre on Saturday.

Community
Roadworks to be cleared away for Saturday’s Victorian Evening

Roadworks to be cleared away for Saturday’s Victorian Evening

Roadworks clutter will be cleared away by workmen to make way for this year’s Old Town Victorian Evening.

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Adrian’s a winter host for BerkoFest’s Christmas musical

Adrian’s a winter host for BerkoFest’s Christmas musical

One of Britain’s highest-rated character actors will be the narrator for a festive musical production.

Community
Leverstock Green is set fair for big switch on and there’s lots to enjoy at Saturday’s event

Leverstock Green is set fair for big switch on and there’s lots to enjoy at Saturday’s event

Leverstock Green gets in early on the Christmas act this weekend with a Winter Fayre in the village hall from 2.30pm

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Get something for everyone at Great Gaddesden’s Christmas shopping extravagnaza

Get something for everyone at Great Gaddesden’s Christmas shopping extravagnaza

Great Gaddesden community market is holding a Christmas gifts special on Saturday. Traders from within a four-mile radius will sell festive treats at the village’s parish hall from 9am to noon, and free tea and coffee is available.

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Many hands make light work as Hemel Hempstead scouts get behind Treats For Troops drive

Many hands make light work as Hemel Hempstead scouts get behind Treats For Troops drive

Organisers of this year’s Treat For Troops drive in Hemel Hempstead brought out the big guns to make sure the operation was completed with military precision on Friday night.

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Do you have a stocking filler spare for Dacorum’s elderly folk this Christmas?

Do you have a stocking filler spare for Dacorum’s elderly folk this Christmas?

A charity for the elderly is appealing for Christmas presents to help those who may be spending the festive season alone.

Community
Start stocking up for Christmas as craft fairs set out seasonal stalls in St Albans and Tring

Start stocking up for Christmas as craft fairs set out seasonal stalls in St Albans and Tring

There’s a chance to tick a few items off the Christmas gift list this weekend.

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