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Get something for everyone at Great Gaddesden’s Christmas shopping extravagnaza

Get something for everyone at Great Gaddesden’s Christmas shopping extravagnaza

Great Gaddesden community market is holding a Christmas gifts special on Saturday. Traders from within a four-mile radius will sell festive treats at the village’s parish hall from 9am to noon, and free tea and coffee is available.

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Many hands make light work as Hemel Hempstead scouts get behind Treats For Troops drive

Many hands make light work as Hemel Hempstead scouts get behind Treats For Troops drive

Organisers of this year’s Treat For Troops drive in Hemel Hempstead brought out the big guns to make sure the operation was completed with military precision on Friday night.

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Do you have a stocking filler spare for Dacorum’s elderly folk this Christmas?

Do you have a stocking filler spare for Dacorum’s elderly folk this Christmas?

A charity for the elderly is appealing for Christmas presents to help those who may be spending the festive season alone.

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Start stocking up for Christmas as craft fairs set out seasonal stalls in St Albans and Tring

Start stocking up for Christmas as craft fairs set out seasonal stalls in St Albans and Tring

There’s a chance to tick a few items off the Christmas gift list this weekend.

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Amazon to recruit 1,000 seasonal staff in Hemel Hempstead

Amazon to recruit 1,000 seasonal staff in Hemel Hempstead

Online retail giant Amazon has announced it will be hiring 1,000 seasonal staff at its Hemel Hempstead depot in the run up to 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.