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Can you give the homeless a gift from special Christmas list?

Can you give the homeless a gift from special Christmas list?

While we’ve all been busy writing Christmas gift lists, Dacorum’s homelessness charity DENS has been drafting one to help the most needy.

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Experience a white Christmas filled with magic at Leavesden’s Making of Harry Potter tour

Experience a white Christmas filled with magic at Leavesden’s Making of Harry Potter tour

Harry Potter fans are guaranteed a magical white Christmas if they visit Leavesden’s Warner Bros Studio Tour this festive period.

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Sell your wares at festive virtual fair for Dacorum mums

Sell your wares at festive virtual fair for Dacorum mums

An online mums’ group is holding a virtual Christmas fair to combat the hustle and bustle of gift shopping with young ones in tow.

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Salvation Army need a chef to cook up a memorable Christmas

Salvation Army need a chef to cook up a memorable Christmas

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

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Olympic champ to switch on lights

Olympic champ to switch on lights

Double Olympic medallist Max Whitlock will help switch on Hemel Hempstead’s town centre Christmas lights.

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Santa is to be a VIP guest at Marlowes’ Winter Wonderland this Christmas

Santa is to be a VIP guest at Marlowes’ Winter Wonderland this Christmas

He’s a very busy man at this time of year, but a Hemel Hempstead shopping centre has managed to book in Father Christmas himself to launch its Winter Wonderland series of festive events.

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Christmas comes early to Grovehill at festive fun day

Christmas comes early to Grovehill at festive fun day

A Christmas themed fun day is being held at Grovehill Community Centre on Saturday.

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Roadworks to be cleared away for Saturday’s Victorian Evening

Roadworks to be cleared away for Saturday’s Victorian Evening

Roadworks clutter will be cleared away by workmen to make way for this year’s Old Town Victorian Evening.

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Adrian’s a winter host for BerkoFest’s Christmas musical

Adrian’s a winter host for BerkoFest’s Christmas musical

One of Britain’s highest-rated character actors will be the narrator for a festive musical production.

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Leverstock Green is set fair for big switch on and there’s lots to enjoy at Saturday’s event

Leverstock Green is set fair for big switch on and there’s lots to enjoy at Saturday’s event

Leverstock Green gets in early on the Christmas act this weekend with a Winter Fayre in the village hall from 2.30pm

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Top festive tips for cooking your turkey safely this Christmas

According to FSS, washing poultry is unnecessary as proper cooking kills harmful bacteria like campylobacter, and rinsing the raw meat will

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.