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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Mike Penning is backing a general election

Hemel Hempstead MP Mike Penning gives views on snap general election

Hemel Hempstead MP Mike Penning has said he will be voting to hold a snap general election in parliament today.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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Les Taber, a former Mayor and councillor, is survived by his wife of 70 years Una

Tributes paid to former Hemel Hempstead Mayor Les Taber

Warm tributes have been paid to former Adeyfield councillor Les Taber, after he died last week from pneumonia.

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Billys Wish trustee Jan Maddern picked up the Roger Costello Prize for Making a Difference at the at the Mothers Against Murder and Aggression conference. Picture (c) Sally Masson Photography ENGPNL00120130930095910

Well-known councillor to stand as Independent during Herts County Council elections

A well-known councillor and community campaigner has quit her party to stand as an independent, ahead of next month’s council elections.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant more likely to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Janet Anderson 'threw her heart' into being a public servant said son Cllr Alan Anderson

Former councillor from Kings Langley passes away aged 84

A former county councillor has died after losing her battle with chest infections.

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Imminent UK cuts to mothers tax credits are an assault on womens human rights

Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

When the new UK tax year begins on April 6, stand by for a severe attack on women’s welfare.

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Discovery of human waste contamination in cans at Coca-Cola plant sparks investigation

Discovery of ‘human waste’ contamination in cans at Coca-Cola plant sparks investigation

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated with what workers are speculating could be human waste, according to reports this week.

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Mike Penning welcomed the historic moment where the UK formally registered its intention to leave the European Union

Hemel MP says triggering Article 50 is 'great moment for country'

Hemel Hempstead MP Mike Penning has welcomed the announcement that the Prime Minister has formally written to the EU triggering Article 50 to start the process of Britain leaving the EU.

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The plan looks at improvements to Henry Wells Square

Grovehill residents could be voting on neighbourhood plan soon

Residents of Grovehill could soon be heading to the ballot box to decide whether to vote in a proposed neighbourhood plan for the estate.

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Walter Rothschild features under the Department of Transport heading

Tring legend Walter Rothschild featured in contemporary take on artistic French calendars

Legendary Tring figure Walter Rothschild takes pride of place at the centre of a contemporary take on the classic French almanac on display at Waddesdon Manor.

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Council leader Andrew Williams said the increase recognises the hard work put in by councillors

Dacorum councillors agree to pay rise for first time since 2008

Councillors have agreed to increase their allowance for the first time since 2008 - after it was recommended by an independent remuneration panel.

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Dacorum’s award-winning housing scheme

Dacorum’s housing policy has established a new national ‘first’.

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Register now to have a vote

There is less than one month to register to vote in this year’s council elections.

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Tobias Ellwood was praised for his actions in parliament today.

Ex Dacorum councillor Tobias Ellwood praised as 'hero' in Westminster Attacks

A former Dacorum Borough Councillor has been hailed as a 'hero' for his attempts to save the life of a police officer in yesterday's terrorist attack in Westminster.
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Mike Penning MP was in Westminster as the attacks happened on Wednesday afternoon

MP Mike Penning pays tribute to emergency services after Westminster attacks

Hemel Hempstead MP Mike Penning has praised the actions of emergency services following the attacks in Westminster yesterday.

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Residents are being urged to share their experience of any drinking on the streets in the area

Council wants views of residents on street drinking in Dacorum

Dacorum Borough Council is currently reviewing its powers to control anti-social street drinking, and wants to hear residents’ views.

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Small firms plan to make cut-backs

Small businesses across Hertfordshire are preparing to slash investment and staff costs, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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