Christmas News
Take your pick of charity cards at last of three festive sales in Berkhamsted

Take your pick of charity cards at last of three festive sales in Berkhamsted

Dacorum charities want to thank all who have supported their Christmas card sales this year – and to remind everyone that there’s still a chance to help out.

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Christmas gifts and music all in aid of children’s nursing charity

Christmas gifts and music all in aid of children’s nursing charity

Following the success of last weekend’s Christmas lights switch-on events, Hemel Hempstead’s Riverside Shopping Centre will host more festive fun this Saturday.

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Donate a gift at Superdrug to make sure all get a Christmas surprise

Donate a gift at Superdrug to make sure all get a Christmas surprise

An annual present push to make sure all little ones have a Christmas to remember has begun in Dacorum.

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Dundale’s pupils have the light stuff

Dundale’s pupils have the light stuff

More than 100 schoolchildren entered the design a Christmas light competition hosted each year by community group Tring Together.

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It’s a festive sell out for BerkoFest’s Winter Wonderland

It’s a festive sell out for BerkoFest’s Winter Wonderland

Performers took to the stage in front of a sell out audience at BerkoFest’s festive Winter Wonderland.

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Your chance to be away in a manger at family affair

Your chance to be away in a manger at family affair

Christmas is a special time for the family – and if you think you’ve got a special family, here’s an unusual opportunity to preserve it for posterity.

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Crowds turn out to see Olympian Max Whitlock turn on Hemel Hempstead’s town centre Christmas lights

Crowds turn out to see Olympian Max Whitlock turn on Hemel Hempstead’s town centre Christmas lights

Homegrown Olympic medallist Max Whitlock was the one to flick the switch at Hemel Hempstead’s town centre Christmas lights switch on.

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Blow by blow lessons in creating a Rudolph hat…

Blow by blow lessons in creating a Rudolph hat…

Here’s something different – cheery Christmas balloon workshops, teaching parents and little ones how to make Rudolf hats with curly horns and baubles, gingerbread men with white buttons and cheeky Santas, are on their way to Berkhamsted.

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Cavendish pupils get it all wrapped up for a good cause this Christmas

Cavendish pupils get it all wrapped up for a good cause this Christmas

A selection of the opportunities available this week through Volunteer Centre Dacorum.

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Festive funds plea from Hemel Hempstead mum ahead of charity Iceland trek

Festive funds plea from Hemel Hempstead mum ahead of charity Iceland trek

A mum to two children with the rare blood condition haemophilia has roped in Santa to help promote her cause.

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Top festive tips for cooking your turkey safely this Christmas

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“Drive safely and have a good Christmas.”

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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.