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Christmas pharmacy opening times across Dacorum

Christmas pharmacy opening times across Dacorum

Pharmacies across Dacorum have announced when they will be each be open over the festive period.

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Santa hits the streets – 500 times over!

Santa hits the streets – 500 times over!

You’d think he would have more than enough on his plate already (especially at this time of year) but Santa could be seen pounding the streets of Hemel town centre on Sunday morning.

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A pre-Christmas look at Hertfordshire’s charities

A pre-Christmas look at Hertfordshire’s charities

The first in a three-part feature, as featured in the Hemel Gazette

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Make a date for Bovingdon’s first-ever Christmas fayre

Make a date for Bovingdon’s first-ever Christmas fayre

Bovingdon’s first-ever Christmas fayre takes place this Sunday from 4-8pm.

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Mariachi Christmas

Mariachi Christmas

Santa and his elves might be preparing our presents up at the North Pole, but closer to home the staff at Amazon’s distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead are doing just the same.

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Head into Hemel for Small Business Saturday

Head into Hemel for Small Business Saturday

Hemel retail chiefs have called on shoppers to check out the town’s smaller retailers this weekend, as part of Small Business Saturday.

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Millions struggling financially in January

Millions struggling financially in January

Millions of Brits will struggle to survive January financially after overspending during the festive season, warns new research.

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Last posting dates for Christmas

Last posting dates for Christmas

If you’ve still got Christmas cards to write and send, you better get your skates on.

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VIDEO: Animals get Christmas treat as zookeepers play Santa

VIDEO: Animals get Christmas treat as zookeepers play Santa

Christmas has come early for the animals at Whipsnade Zoo as keepers surprised them with some delicious festive treats.

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Town comes together to mark countdown to Christmas and completion of regeneration works

Town comes together to mark countdown to Christmas and completion of regeneration works

There were mixed reviews of Hemel Hempstead’s Christmas lights switch on.

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Top festive tips for cooking your turkey safely this Christmas

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Meet the police who work on Christmas Day

“Drive safely and have a good Christmas.”

Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket mince pies are the best?

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A 'small price to pay' for DENS staff helping homeless on Christmas Day

When Sean Fitzgerald and his team head into work on Christmas Day, they will be treating it like any other.