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Outdated microchips could lead to dogs being put down

Only one in 10 UK dog owners saw updating their pet’s microchip when moving house as a priority - which could see their animal being destroyed if it strays.

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Students take over shopping centre

Youngsters from Micklem Primary School will take over the running of the Marlowes shopping centre today (September 28).

Gambling addict Jason Hollyhand

‘I had to do it – I’m sorry’: Gambling addict who stole TV from his mum wants betting machines banned

A gambling addict who resorted to burgling his mum’s house to pay for his habit wants more to be done to stop betting machines ‘destroying’ people’s lives.

Writer Ali Cronin (left) has teamed up with beauty therapist Nell Sparks. Photo: Elizabeth G Photography

WATCH: The Berkhamsted mums who are tackling teen angst with online videos

Puberty needn’t be embarrassing and confusing – that’s the message from two Berkhamsted mums who make online life advice videos for young teens.

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Police appeal over wanted man

Police are appealing for help to find this man who is wanted for recall to prison.

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Teenager put into headlock and hit in Gadebridge Park

A 13-year-old was put into 
a headlock and punched 
repeatedly last Tuesday 
(September 20).

Lego, phones - children flush the funniest things

Lego, phones - children flush the funniest things

Building bricks, dolls and mobile phones are among the items that Britain’s kids regularly drop in the loo, according to a new report.


Hamilton’s F1 suit helps to raise £47k

A charity dinner at which Lewis Hamilton’s Formula 1 racing suit was auctioned, has raised a staggering £47,500 for the Herts Air Ambulance.

Herts Police Bi Visibility Day 2016

Police support for bi-visibility

Herts Police showed its support for Bi Visibility Day on Friday.

Duo charged following a series of burglaries

Duo charged following a series of burglaries

Two people have been arrested in connection with a series of distraction burglaries which took place across the south east of England.

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Major transport overhaul planned for the next 35 years

Transport chiefs are plotting a major overhaul of Hemel’s transport network ahead of an expected 50 per cent surge in Hertfordshire’s population between now and 2050.

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Young readers

Young readers booked a place in the record books after Hertfordshire’s most successful Summer Reading Challenge to date.

Steam train garden ornament

Concrete steam train is stolen

Thieves broke into a garden in Hemel last week and stole a concrete steam train.

Tom Winter of Tring at this year's Berkhamsted Triathlon

Be more like the Brownlees! Make a splash at the Berkhamsted Triathlon

After the brotherly love of the brilliant Brownlees, it’s never been more popular to tackle a triathlon – and now you can sign up for one on your doorstep.

Pictch and Eat event at Hemel Hempstead Old Town on Saturday.
Mayor and Mayoress Bob and Wendy McLean try some prosecco with event organiser Sophie Rigby.

Bubbles and nibbles at Hemel Hempstead’s first Pitch and Eat food festival

There were mouth-watering treats from all four corners of the globe at the first street food festival of its kind.

Councillor Margaret Griffiths opens new homes in Tring

Home sweet council home

The first new council homes to be built in Dacorum for a quarter of a century were officially unveiled this week.

B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Wanted man has links to Herts

Police want to speak to this man who has links to Hertfordshire.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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Whatsapp is changing

Soon you won’t be able to pretend you’ve missed WhatsApp messages from annoying friends

An update being tested for popular messaging app WhatsApp could mean you’ll never be able to pretend you’ve missed a message again.

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