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Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley is closing: What will happen to the school’s grounds?

It is believed that the current school site will not see new homes built on it - but the school did not confirm whether there is a covenant placed on the grounds.

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest close to perfection after retaining five star status

Center Parcs Woburn Forest has retained its Five Star status from VisitEngland, following the recent annual assessment.

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Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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A right rail rip-off for Hertfordshire commuters?

People from Kings Langley pay more money per mile to commute to London than people living anywhere else in the region, according to a new report.

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End of heavy goods vehicle misery in Water End and Great Gaddesden

Heavy goods vehicles are now banned from using the B440 through Water End and Great Gaddesden.

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Owner of popular pub-restaurant operator shortlisted for top industry honour

The shortlist for the 35th Catey Awards has revealed that Peter Borg-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oakman Inns & Restaurants, the operators of 22 venues across the Home Counties, Midlands and beyond has been shortlisted for a top honour.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

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Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

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Sir Mike has tabled the motions in parliament

Hemel Hempstead MP calls for cash machine ban in casinos

Hemel Hempstead MP Sir Mike Penning has tabled a series of motions in Parliament to ban cash machines in casinos.

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RBS is closing branches

RBS to close 162 branches and axe 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales.

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Cedi Frederick feels working long hours has 'become a badge of honour' for all the wrong reasons

Former England basketball star from Hemel Hempstead is changing attitudes on workplace stress

A former international basketball player turned business chief executive has made tackling stress in the workplace his new game.

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Gravediggers working for Dacorum Borough Council will join refuse collectors in going on strike

Gravediggers to join union strikes against Dacorum Borough Council

Gravediggers have become the latest council workers to announce that they will strike in an ongoing dispute over cuts to redundancy pay.

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Hemel Hempstead fly tipper fined for dumping 11 sacks of domestic waste

Hemel Hempstead fly tipper fined for dumping 11 sacks of domestic waste

A local fly tipper has been fined after being prosecuted by Dacorum Borough Council.

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Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Unison and Unite members will protest again outside The Forum tonight

Staff strikes will trash planned Bank Holiday rubbish collections in Dacorum

Dustbin lorry drivers are set to strike once again over their redundancy rights.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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M1 potholes to be tackled shortly

M1 potholes to be tackled shortly

Work to tackle potholes on the motorway by Hemel Hempstead will be completed by the end of May.

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FULL LIST of 81 Carpetright stores to close as firm axes 300 jobs

About 300 jobs are to be axed at Carpetright after the embattled retailer unveiled plans to shut another 81 stores and tap investors for £60 million under a sweeping restructure.

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