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Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

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Our region saw widespread snowfall yesterday. Photo: Stephen Pollard

Ice and snow warning further extended across the region today by Met Office

The Met Office is warning there may be more snow on the way in the south Midland today and have extended the area and timeframe where it may fall.
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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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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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Snowed in at home? Know your rights

SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

The situation: snow has covered large parts of our region and you have to work on Monday. So what are your rights around snow days?
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Maintaining our top activity in the face of acute financial challenges

What is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families and communities?

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Snow on Peterborough's Parkways today.  Photo: Shujah Saklain

10 key DOs and DONTs of snow driving this weekend

Much of England has been with heavy snow today - so what do you need to prepare for winter driving?
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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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A screenshot from a Facebook Messenger Kids promotional video

Facebook launches messaging app for under-13s

Facebook has launched a messaging app for kids, a move which will see the social media giant expand their user base to a whole previously under-age sector.

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Apples waiting to be pressed

FARMING MATTERS: Apples harvest an additional income

After rejuvenating an ancient orchard, livestock and arable farmers Richard and Sue Belgrove developed an important sideline to their business.

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The failures at the hospital took place back in 2000, when the boy was born

£14.3m settlement for boy left brain damaged after Hemel Hempstead Hospital failures

A £14.3m damages settlement has been approved for a boy left brain damaged after midwives failed to properly monitor his heart-rate during birth and not realising he was starved of oxygen.

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Herts Police are appealing for information

Appeal following dog attack in Hemel Hempstead

Officers are appealing for information and witnesses following an incident in Hemel Hempstead where a man was bitten by a dog that was out of control.

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Hertfordshire Constabulary had 'more to do' when it came to recording crimes

Hertfordshire Police 'fail to record' 11,000 crimes

Police in Hertfordshire are ‘failing victims of crime’ on too many occasions by not filing accurate reports – an independent inspection has found.

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Hospital campaigner Edie Glatter outside Hemel Hempstead's Urgent Care Centre. ENGPNL00120131025134611

New hospital facility launched at Hemel Hempstead - but not all patients are convinced

Hemel Hospital launched its new-look urgent treatment centre (UTC) on Friday – but patients have already branded it a disappointment.

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St Albans and Watford add backing for new hospital in West Herts

Patients’ demands for a new hospital to serve West Hertfordshire have been given a boost thanks to a new public petition.

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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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WasteSafe clearing Hemel Hempstead fly tip

500 tonnes of waste at former factory site in Hemel Hempstead

500 tonnes of illegally dumped waste, including asbestos, has been cleared from the former Lucas Aerospace site in Hemel.

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Darryl Keen, chief fire officer for Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire fire service forms new 999 network

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service has joined with three other forces to boost their 999 call-handling service.

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