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Dacorum gardeners queue for compost giveaway

Ten tonnes of compost were given away to residents in under two hours during International Compost Awareness Week (May 6 to 12).

Markyate Plant Sale

Get ready for the Markyate Plant Sale

The annual Markyate Plant sale takes place next weekend.

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FARMIMG MATTERS: Turnout for the suckler herd

Spring turnout for the suckler herd is always a lovely time. After spending the winter months in the yards, the cows and calves are over the moon to get out into the fresh air and enjoy space and new grass.

Ema Steinyte at Amazon in Hemel Hempstead

Hemel firm helps staff to further their careers

Amazon in Hemel Hempstead marked National Learning at Work Week last week by funding nationally recognised training courses, to encourage staff to develop their career.

Chelsea has been missing for a few days

Appeal to find missing teenager from Kings Langley

Police are appealing to members of the public to help trace a missing 15-year-old girl.


Royal Wedding: Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle tomorrow

The Prince of Wales will accompany Meghan Markle down the aisle at her wedding to Prince Harry, Kensington Palace said.


MOT test changes: the strict new rules being introduced in the next week that could affect your car

The MOT test is to get a major overhaul and introduce new rules that could make it harder for cars to pass.


REVEALED IN PICTURES: OCD clutter scale will tell you if you have a hoarding problem

A hoarding support group is raising awareness of the compulsive disorder as part of National Hoarding Awareness Week (14-18 May).

Tony has been told he cannot pitch up a tent on any land belonging to the local authority

Homeless Hemel Hempstead man wins right to stay in the UK

A man who was prosecuted for being homeless after immigration papers were lost has won his right to remain the UK.


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.

Barry Newton raps a Stormzy song on Britain's Got Talent. Picture courtesy of ITV

Barry, 82, goes from Hemel Hempstead parliamentary candidate to rapping on Britain's Got Talent

A former MP hopeful from Hemel Hempstead has been dubbed a ‘gangsta granddad’ after he won over judges with his rapping skills on Britain’s Got Talent.
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Man remains in hospital after serious crash in Wilstone on Friday

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious crash in Wilstone on Friday evening.

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.

Residents have been worried about the welfare of two remaining sheep ' after a third was found dead. Neighbours say they have been without water

Worry over welfare of sheep

Residents are calling for two sheep to be removed from private land near Shendish Manor – after a third was found dead.

Fire, police and ambulance services sign the Dementia Pledge

Dementia-friendly pledge from Herts emergency services

Hertfordshire’s emergency services have committed to helping tackle the social and economic impact of dementia.

The charity walkers

Hearty congratulations to Herts charity walkers

Nurses and admin staff from the Herts Community Trust cardiac rehabilitation and heart failure teams have raised over £900 following a nine-mile walk across the Chess Valley, in the Chilterns.

DofE hikers

More youngsters in Herts take DofE challenge

More than 3,000 young people in Hertfordshire achieved their Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards over the last year,
under YC Hertfordshire, part of the county council.

Arriva wants your memories of past  journeys

Share your Hertfordshire journey memories to enter contest

Bus company Arriva is asking people to share their fondest memories of local journeys, to be in with the chance of winning a prize.

The cheque is presented to Amy Bottali of Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Tring fundraiser a sell-out success

The Tring Spring Ceilidh, on April 28, was a resounding success, raising £501 for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

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FARMING MATTERS: Dedication brings just rewards

Small independent retailers have been the backbone of this country, and to find a fabulous butcher is always a huge bonus.

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