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‘I’ve had an amazing time’: Herts Fire service legend Jack Daw retires after 50 years

A dedicated fire officer has paid tribute to his many crews as he finally called it a day after 50 years of service.

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Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as �50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.

New £5 notes engraved with Jane Austin worth £50,000 circulated in Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Billy White

‘I crucified myself’: Calvin Klein model beat the bottle to bag himself a business

Jet-setting to New York to film Calvin Klein commercials, 20-something Billy White had the world at his feet – but a rock ’n’ roll lifestyle brought him to his knees.

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Church in shock after sudden death of much-loved Tring vicar with a sunshine smile

The Tring Parish is in shock after the sudden and unexpected death of a “much-loved” vicar.

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The school council from South Hill Primary School met representatives from the Friends of the Jellicoe Water Gardens and Dacorum Borough Council

Who will unearth 2041 Hemel Hempstead time capsule containing Max Whitlock paper clipping?

Fast-forward 25 years, and a lucky someone will get a blast from the past when they discover a time capsule containing a Max Whitlock paper clipping, school photos and coins.

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An artist's impression of The Pavillion scheme

A patch with a catch! £2.75m project for luxury Ashridge bungalow

You can be the proud owner of this luxury bungalow if you secure the £2.75million plot – but you will have to build it first.

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Rail fare hike for Dacorum commuters slammed as ‘eye-watering’ by councillors

The increase in rail fares, which will see hikes of up to £92 for season tickets into London, is “eye-watering”, according to Labour councillors.

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Help decide council budget cut-backs

There are just four days left to take part in a council survey to help shape up budget cut-backs over the next three years.

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Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

HEALTH experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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Big red button to fight terrorists

Big red button to fight terrorists

Herts Police now have a big red button on their website, which people can click to anonymously report online terrorist and extremism material.

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Tring Cinema volunteers, from left: Marc Savitsky, Jarvis Osborne, Steffi Buse, Lee and Ciara Kennedy-Washington

Tring gets behind its community cinema

A local community cinema celebrated its first birthday this summer.

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Kallie Martindale

Gala night to help fund Kallie’s operation

The family of a Hemel Hempstead girl are holding a charity gala night on Friday, to help fund a life-changing operation.

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Casey with her award

‘Amazing smile’ wins Casey award

A care home administrator with an ‘amazing smile’ has won a Heart of Gold award.

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Bright Horizons children with their works of art

Chldren sell their works of art for charity

Children at Bright Horizons Tiny Toes Nursery in Hemel Hempstead have been raising money for the organisation’s foundation through their artwork.

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Matthew Boyd

Matt’s scheme to help dyslexic people find work

A dyslexic entrepreneur from Hemel Hempstead has launched a website to help other people with dyslexia find work.

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Kat Cox, Charlotte Smith and Ruth Osbourne

Volunteers sleep rough for homeless charity

Fifty-seven people spent the night sleeping rough in aid of Dacorum’s homeless charity.

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Festive doggies at last year's Santa Dash

Dashing doggies compete for ‘best-dressed’ prize

Christmassy canines are invited to put their best paw forward in the new Dashing Doggie contest, as part of the Hospice of St Francis’ annual Santa Dash on Sunday.

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Puffin Sports Club

Help keep disabled sports club up and running

An award-winning sports club that gives disabled people the chance to participate in sport fears closure unless new volunteers can be found.

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Santa on his sleigh

Don’t miss Santa on his sleigh

Santa and his sleigh are out in and around Berkhamsted, continuing the tradition established 30 years ago by Berkhamsted & District Round Table.

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