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Hertfordshire village wants speed limit cut

A village community hope to keep themselves safe from dangerous late night drivers by lowering its speed limit to 20mph.

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IN FULL: Hurdles to cross for Luton’s planned expansion of airport

IN FULL: Hurdles to cross for Luton’s planned expansion of airport

Bold plans to more than double Luton Airport’s capacity could be the linchpin to Luton’s prosperity – but not without overcoming significant hurdles.

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James Pilley (left) and Daniel Pilley in one of the rooms at the new Nine Jars Boutique Hotel

New beginning for historic Haverhill hotel

The owners of Haverhill’s Nine Jars Bistro have completed a £1 million restoration of an iconic High Street building and reopened a hotel that dates back to the 17th century.

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Luton Airport

Concerns over impact of Luton Airport expansion upon Hertfordshire

Hertforshire may struggle 
to cope with plans to 
double the capacity of Luton Aiprort, according to councl bosses.

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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Aldi recall

Aldi recalls food product because it could contain small pieces of hard plastic

Aldi has recalled one of its food products owing to worries that it may be contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

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Baby Rockit Apples from Marks and Spencer

M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders.

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Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Poundland have launched a �1 chocolate bar, Twin Peaks

Poundland launches Toblerone-style treat with 20 per cent more chocolate after court battle

Poundland has finally launched its £1 ‘Twin Peaks’ Toblerone-style chocolate bar this week after a lengthy legal wrangle over its shape and packaging.

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Grove Fields now as Grove Fields Residents Association say it may look once house-building is completed under Dacorum Borough Council's new plan

One week left to have your say about major house-building plans for Dacorum

Just one week remains to have your say about controversial plans to build up to 25,300 new homes by 2036.

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Product warning

Next recall children’s coats over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Morrisons

Morrison’s recalls chicken pies - because the filling contains fish and mustard

Supermarket giant Morrison’s has pulled its chicken and mushroom pies off its shelves - because some are actually fish pies.

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The collection of homes in Haywards Heath are now available

Hertfordshire County Council “keeping details of £250million roads contract a secret”

Highways bosses have been accused of selling taxpayers short with a £250million contract for maintaining roads across Hertfordshire.

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The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

England is set to freeze this week as temperatures plummet across the country but how cold does it have to be before you can leave work?

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The P&H building on Maxted Road in Hemel Hempstead

Hundreds of jobs at risk in Hemel Hempstead as P&H goes into administration

Hundreds of workers at a Palmer & harvey distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead face the prospect of losing their jobs - after the firm went into administration.

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Jade Praize is bidding for glory across the pond

Jade’s dream to switch Apsley open mic to singing for Usher in USA

A singer is hoping she can swap Open Mic spots in Apsley for the chance to perform across the pond in front of R&B superstar Usher – and win $1million.

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SMIDS Oakman owner Peter Borg-Neal with HR Director Jill Scatchard

Another major gong for popular pub-restaurant operator Oakman Inns

Just over two weeks after Oakman Inns was awarded the prestigious Princess Royal Training Award, their Human Resource programme received further recognition at the National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs) at the Café de Paris in London.

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ASDA

Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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