When does a car become iconic? It’s a question Suzuki 4x4 fans should have no problem in answering – especially when it’s an SUV now into its 43rd anniversary.
A charity shop refresh saw customer numbers soar on its re-launch day – and the new look impressed regulars too.
Health chiefs have reassured that the county’s 111 number is working well despite fears about the NHS service elsewhere.
Frogmore Paper Mill has been nominated for a prestigious award celebrating the museums which most enthrall children.
People in the public eye with county connections are backing a drive to find more foster parents.
A war veteran who served in the Merchant Navy celebrated his 100th birthday today.2 comments
More than 400 gardeners were quick off the mark to take advantage of a council-run free compost giveaway.
A hospital technician who sexually assaulted a teenager has been jailed for four years and banned from being in a house with any girl aged under 16 for the next 12 years.2 comments
The man responsible for Herts children’s services has praised the county’s social work sector for its low vacancy rates and hard work.
A pensioner says she will no longer leave out bags of goods for charities after suspecting she was stung by bogus callers.1 comment
Former seamen and women marked a milestone with a traditional tot of rum during a golden anniversary get- together.
The head teacher brought in to reshape the reputation of a Hemel Hempstead secondary school is now in the running for national honours in recogniton of what he’s achieved.
Bovingdon Parish Council has elected its first new chairman for six years.
A nurse who helps young people change from children’s care to adult services has been shortlisted for a national award.
Workers at Wilkinsons Hemel Hempstead donned capes and masks to raise more than £100 for Keech Hospice Care.
A farm shop selling locally-sourced produce is celebrating its opening with a family fun day this summer.
Young cubs were among walkers putting their best foot forward to raise cash to help disadvantaged children.
An elderly dog went missing after a fire tore through a flat on Miswell Lane in the early hours of this morning.1 comment
The refurbished Hastoe Village Hall will open its doors for a classical concert this summer in a bid to raise much-needed funds for the hall trust.
Two people who were setting up for Dacorum’s mayor making ceremony had to rescued by firefighters when they got stuck in a lift.
Supporters of the Gaddesden Place Riding For The Disabled charity are gearing up for one of their big annual fundraising events next month.
Apprentice contestant Natalie Panayi managed to avoid being on the receiving end of Lord Sugar’s trademark ‘You’re Fired’ finger pointing last night, despite being the project manager on the losing team.6 comments
Hundreds of people braved the rain for a family fun day at Berkhamsted FC to raise awareness of prostate cancer.
A market that proved a hit for shoppers at its debut event will be open for business again on Saturday.
An 87-year-old was made to wait more than an hour and a half for an ambulance after a fall.
A new top dog has been announced to take up the chief executive post at Dacorum Borough Council.
A man who had been charged with five burglaries in Harpenden has admitted to committing another 40 across the county - including crimes in Berkhamsted and Tring.1 comment
Popular Dacorum mayor Bert Chapman stepped down from the first citizen post last night after a year in office.
A fire crew from St Albans were called to deal with a large, out of control bonfire in Hemel Hempstead.1 comment
A Dacorum charity which has provided 60 years of support to people with learning difficulties and their families celebrated with a diamond jubilee party.
An accidental fire at a first-floor flat in Tring is thought to have been started by a cigarette.1 comment
A not-for-profit community cafe celebrated its one year anniversary and invited Tring councillor Nick Hollinghurst along to cut the birthday cake.
Despite the changeable weather, the Friends of Tring Church Heritage’s annual fun day saw a healthy turnout this weekend and saw just over £4,100 added to the community group’s funds.
An evening of fashion fun will be held at a restaurant in aid of a national autism charity and community group Tring Together.
A brave teenage girl had her hair completely shaved off to raise cash for a children’s hospice – and she even smashed the fundraising target set by her headteacher.
An energetic schoolboy pedalled from Hemel Hempstead to Watford’s Cassiobury Park – and back – along the canal and raised £100 for the Hospice of St Francis.
Three wild boar piglets are being hand reared by zoo keepers - with the help of a cuddly toy sheep.
A campaign has been mounted against a bid that could see hundreds of aircraft take to the sky over village homes.
Revellers are being urged to protect themselves from becoming victims of spiked drinks after an alleged drugging incident left a girl seriously ill in hospital.1 comment
The school council of Pixies Hill School in Long Chaulden, welcomed the mayor of Dacorum, Bert Chapman, to the school to inaugurate and open officially their new Pixies garden, which they want to become home to a wide variety of local wildlife.
Helpers are needed to lend a hand with a spring tidy up at a garden dedicated to babies who died at birth or during pregnancy.
A woman with alopecia who launched her own range of wigs is using her business to support a children’s cancer charity.
A former cognitive behavioural therapist has been appointed the new mayor of Tring and it will be her second time in the hot seat.
Community Action Dacorum has launched a shopping service for the elderly and disabled in Bovingdon and Kings Langley.
The county’s crime-fighting force has been ranked among the top ten police groups in the country.
Not a bad start, was it? 25 per cent of the vote for a party dismissed as clowns and fruitcakes!13 comments
These men donned dresses last year in the name of charity and they can’t wait to do it again for the Hospice of St Francis.
Organisers have revealed times for the highly-anticipated music festival Chilfest, due to be held in Tring in July.
Pupils and staff at Longdean School were treated to a visit from Great Britain gymnast Louis Smith as he continues to keep the Olympic flame burning.
An artisan craft market is calling for new vintage stall traders with unique products to join the bill for their bi-monthly fairs.
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Weather for Hemel Hempstead
Saturday 18 May 2013
Temperature: 6 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: West
Temperature: 8 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: North east