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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Queues on the M1 this morning.

Body found on M1 had been ‘travelled over several times’ according to police sergeant

The body of a man discovered on the M1 this morning had been “travelled over by several vehicles,” according to a police sergeant at the scene.

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Rail passengers more likely to complain than praise services

Rail passengers more likely to complain than praise services

Train passengers are 35 times more likely to complain about services than they are to praise them.

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Record-breaking ambulance calls

Record-breaking ambulance calls

Ambulance teams faced record-breaking demand over the Christmas period, with 800 more calls received than 12 months ago.

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Roads team show true grit to tackle ice on our county’s roads

Thousands of miles of salt, countless hours of making the road networks safe, and a heartfelt message to keep together as a community.

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Bid for cash to improve community road safety

Community groups are being invited to bid again for cash to pay for new road safety projects.

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Have your say on transport changes

Have your say on transport changes

A countywide consultation of transport closes at the end of today.

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Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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Delays expected and Hemel station closed after fatality on the line

Delays expected and Hemel station closed after fatality on the line

Commuters have been warned to expect severe disruptions on trains between London and Northampton this evening, following a fatality on the line.

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Person dies after being struck by train at Hemel Hempstead

A person has been pronounced dead after being struck by a train at Hemel Hempstead railway station.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Highways plan cleans 50,000th road sign

A countywide roads programme has seen highways staff clean their 50,000th road sign since beginning a new initiative in April.

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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

On Monday night there will be an incredible supermoon – when the full moon will be at its biggest and brightest for almost 70 years.

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Taurid meteor shower to bring fireballs to UK skies this weekend

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

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Claudiu Almasan

‘Tired’ Arla lorry driver from Hemel Hempstead jailed for killing grandmother and her dog

A lorry driver has been jailed for two years and eight months for causing the death of an elderly woman and her dog.

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Tories are slammed for four years of road contract pain

Roads chiefs at Hertfordshire County Council have been accused of papering over the potholes by local Lib Dems.

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No Southern rail services for three days

No Southern rail services for three days

Strike action will mean Southern trains do not call at stations in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire or West Hertfordshire until Friday.

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