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Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

The Forestry Commission is urging dog walkers to change their method of dealing with poo in the countryside.

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Council workers clear rubbish from the A41 in Dacorum

10 tonnes of rubbish cleared from A41 in ‘costly’ tidy-up

Nearly 10 tonnes of rubbish was cleared from the A41 in a clean-up operation in February which cost around £25,000.

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Green fingers wrapped around Dacorum

Over 350 people in Dacorum have already taken part in Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean this month.

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Flytipping soars across Dacorum

Council chiefs spent over £65,000 investigating local flytipping last year - but the culprits were fined a paltry total of £3,000.

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£60k works to River Bulbourne in Hemel Hempstead ‘thrill’ Box Moor Trust

£60k works to River Bulbourne in Hemel Hempstead ‘thrill’ Box Moor Trust

The end results of work that was carried out to narrow the River Bulbourne have ‘thrilled’ the Box Moor Trust.

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Kids enjoy the summer fun at a splash park. One will now be coming to Hemel Hempstead

New £1 million splash park for Hemel Hempstead approved

A new £1 million splash park has been given the green light to rejuvenate Gadebridge Park.

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Tring Park

How you can shape the future of Tring Park

Tring Park has been expanded by 63 acres thanks to YOU - and now bosses want to hear your views on how its future should look.

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26-mile stretch of A41 to be cleared of rubbish

26-mile stretch of A41 to be cleared of rubbish

An operation has begun on clearing piles of litter on a 26-mile stretch of the A41.

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The council is hoping that residens will stop feeding geese in the parks

Feeding geese in Dacorum could soon land you with fine or even a court appearance

It may seem like an innocent pastime, but feeding geese at some parks in Dacorum could soon land you with a fine – or even lead to prosecution.
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Anglian Water

Water bosses splash out on new schemes

Water bosses have revealed multi-million pound plans for the region’s infrastructure over the next 12 months.

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£60,000 to be spent on changing shape of River Bulbourne in Hemel Hempstead

£60,000 to be spent on changing shape of River Bulbourne in Hemel Hempstead

Thousands of pounds worth of work has begun on changing the appearance and shape of the River Bulbourne.

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Families warned ahead of Flytipping Friday

Families warned ahead of Flytipping Friday

Families have been warned to resist the temptation to dump unwanted rubbish as Britain prepares for the busiest fly-tipping weekend of the year.

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Christmas recycling dates for your tree

Dacorum Borough Council’s Christmas tree chipping points open this Sunday (January 8).

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Turkeys

How your Christmas turkey arrives already stuffed – with antibiotics

You may consider the turkey to be a traditional part of your Christmas celebrations. But however you cook it, something about this festive bird is changing – it’s getting fatter.

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Green lands of Herts top the UK for recycling

Green lands of Herts top the UK for recycling

Hertfordshire households are among the best in the UK for recycling, according to new government figures.

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REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

One in ten Brits never clean their sofas despite them being regularly stained with food, drink and even bodily fluids.

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VIDEO: Smelly STD-riddled ladybirds invading homes

Plagues of foreign ladybirds have been spotted in the UK as they seek shelter in warm houses.

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Community Clean up? They’re lovin’ it! McDonald’s team hit Apsley’s streets

McDonald’s staff, MP Mike Penning, Deputy Mayor of Dacorum David Collins, and Police Community Support Officer Jake Smith collected 35 bags of rubbish over two hours at a community clean-up event by the canal, railway station and cricket club.

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Eggs of mosquito capable of carrying the Zika virus found in the UK

Eggs of mosquito capable of carrying the Zika virus found in the UK

Eggs of a mosquito capable of carrying the zika virus have been found in a small village in England.

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Killer Asian Hornets UK invasion worse than we thought

‘Killer’ Asian Hornet’s UK invasion worse than we thought

The invasion of ‘killer’ Asian hornets into the UK appears worse than initially thought after a SECOND sighting in a separate location was confirmed.

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