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Berkhamsted artist’s work goes on display

Berkhamsted artist Catherine Hay is exhibiting at the Upstairs Gallery in Berkhamsted from Tuesday July 24 until Saturday August 4.

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The bridge is craned into place

Apsley’s new bridge wins award for excellence

A major construction project in Apsley has been recognised with a national engineering award.

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Rudolf Steiner School announces plans to ‘re-open’ - just weeks after confirming it would close

A private school which announced it was set to close this summer after years of criticism over its leadership and safeguarding of children could re-open in September – potentially with the same staff, management and students.

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Extra £3million for special needs education in Hertfordshire

Extra £3million for special needs education in Hertfordshire

Services for children with special educational needs are to get a £3million boost in Hertfordshire.

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Did you see woman get punched in pub garden in Hemel Hempstead?

Did you see woman get punched in pub garden in Hemel Hempstead?

A woman suffered a a fractured cheek bone in a pub garden earlier this month.

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Nuffield Health picked up the award for Private Hospital Group of the Year for the second time

Council issue warning over Nascot Lawn closure

Plans to close a vital respite centre for children with the most complex needs in Hertfordshire could still be referred to the Secretary of State.

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Wild cats, poisonous snakes, scorpions and crocodilians in Dacorum

Wild cats, poisonous snakes, scorpions and crocodilians in Dacorum

Dozens of dangerous wild animals are living at private addresses across Dacorum, the Gazette can reveal.

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Severe weather warning issued with a risk that high temperatures could trigger heavy showers and thunderstorms

Thunderstorms and heavy showers could hit our area on Friday afternoon and into the evening, according to the Met Office.

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Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel.
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Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen and women taking their lives.
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Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

Two giant bird-eating tarantulas with a leg span of up to 10 inches could be on the loose, after babies were found abandoned in a car park.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation.

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Picture yourself in this perfect postcard cottage

Picture yourself in this perfect postcard cottage

If you’ve ever imagined yourself living in a quintessentially English thatched cottage, then Ivy Cottage in Flitton may well be your dream property.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

As NHS warn of a rise in blood sucking insects and horsefly bites, here’s what you should do if bitten

Brits may have been basking in the tropical sunshine over the past few weeks, but the downside to the balmy weather is that painful bites by bloodsucking insects have soared.

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Getting ready to bury the time capsule

Golden Jubilee for Berkhamsted infant school

Swing Gate School, in Berkhamsted, celebrated its 50th birthday with a Golden Jubilee celebration.

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Pitch Perfect compere Adrian Scarborough

An evening of entertainment at Berkhamsted Cricket Club

Pitch Perfect returns to Berkhamsted Cricket Club on Sunday July 22, offering musical entertainment, fun and laughter for all the family.

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From left: One Stop Doctors CEO David Harrop, Lead MRI RadiographerTammy Murchison, Diagnostic Imaging Manager David Lawless, Ethna Glean of UKAS and Director of Clinical Services Jackie Row

Accreditation achievement for Hemel doctors’ clinic

A private clinic in Hemel has become the 30th organisation to receive UKAS accreditation against the requirements of the Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme (ISAS).

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Dacorum Steam Fair

Roll along to Potten End for Steam and Country Fayre

Vintage machinery, heavy horses and oily engines will all be on show at this year’s Dacorum Steam and Country Fayre, on July 28 and 29.

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Nordic walkers on the canal towpath

Walking back to health by Hemel’s canal

A local Nordic walking group is using Hemel’s canal towpath as a way to keep fit and help people walk themselves back to health.

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Tring High Street. Picture: Matthew Bishop

Tring website makes the finals of business awards

Tring Buzz has made it through to the finals of the SME Hertfordshire Business Awards

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