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16 hrs ago | Tring Today

Spit spat sparks anti-hawking campaign in borough

A woman who is fighting against those who hawk in public is happy her campaign isn't merely spitting in the wind.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Berkhamsted Today

Verve is long-awaited investment in the town

Hemel Hempstead's newest clubbing venue welcomed its first punters over the weekend, after a VIP launch event on Thursday night.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Watford Observer

Millionaire benefit cheat Edward Putman behind Kings Langley Green Belt motel plans

A disgraced millionaire benefit cheat is behind plans to build a new motel on Green Belt land in Kings Langley.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tring Today

Pound Shop Wars comes to town as ANOTHER bargain store opens

BBC documentary series Pound Shop Wars will be filming in Hemel Hempstead today as Poundworld becomes latest discount store to open in town.

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Berkhamsted Today

Festival was just the start for Old Town as monthly markets are launched

The hugely successful relaunch of Hemel Hempstead's Old Town marks the start of a new era for the High Street, with themed markets set to close the area to traffic once a month.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Watford Observer

Decision on Bovingdon hotel redevelopment delayed

Residents fighting the development of a Bovingdon hotel will have to wait longer to discover the fate of the plans after the council delayed the decision date for a further two months.

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Berkhamsted Today

Speaker's corner: Shop local to support our town investment

Over the last few months I have written in Speakers Corner about the many exciting projects that are happening across Dacorum and especially in Hemel Hempstead to revitalise our town and bring new life and vitality to the area.

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Berkhamsted Today

Classic cars, tractors and steam engines will be displayed on weekend fayre

The annual Dacorum Steam and Country Fayre will be returning to Potten End between 10am and 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Berkhamsted Today

Out with the old and in with the new: Hemel's first Old Town Festival was brilliant

The Old Town was flooded with visitors on Saturday as two festivals took place on what turned out to be one of the hottest days of the year.

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Hemel Online

Third annual council showcase proves that Dacorum is thriving

The borough council has been doing its bit to encourage local business growth after hosting its third annual Look No Further Showcase.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hemel Online

Challenge Yourself: Volunteers needed to help run busy centre

Volunteer Centre Dacorum needs the help of enthusiastic and willing volunteers who will assist with the smooth running of our busy centre.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Berkhamsted Today

Town is getting into gear for Tour of Britain stage finish

Dacorum mayor Allan Lawson and chief executive Sally Marshall with MPs Mike Penning and David Gauke at the Tour of Britain launch The town will be welcoming the world's top cyclists as it hosts the sixth stage finish of the country's biggest professional bike race on September 12. "It will be great day out for all the family as well as cycling ... (more)

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Berkhamsted Today

Clubs and Community news

At the last meeting of the Gade Social Club members enjoyed an afternoon of games of beetle.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hemel Online

Trace Old Town past's with a unique heritage trail

Visitors to the newly-renovated Old Town in Hemel Hempstead can find out all about the history of the area thanks to a new trail of heritage plaques.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hemel Online

School build plans are top of the class

Two Dacorum schools are looking forward to seeing their sites redeveloped as part of a government scheme to improve the education establishments most in need of urgent repair.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Berkhamsted Today

Suspected paedophiles arrested in national crackdown on online child porn

More than 650 people across the UK were also arrested as part of the six-month crackdown co-ordinated by the National Crime Agency.

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Hemel Online

'Plans to change recycling services are a load of rubbish,' say Lib Dems

Proposals to reduce the number of opening days for Dacorum's waste recycling centres have been met with a petition to keep the borough's tips open throughout the week.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Tring Today

Challenge Yourself: Volunteer Centre celebrates 10 years of helping people

Did you know that Volunteer Centre Dacorum has helped 10,700 volunteers and 470 charities and community groups in the last 10 years? Volunteer Centre Dacorum has been selected to be charity of the year by the Hemel branch of Marks and Spencer and we'll be getting together to put on some fun fundraising events for teams this summer.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Berkhamsted Today

Flippin' great news! Free skate park to be extended

Dacorum Borough Council contractors Freestyle Skateparks are to begin a two-part series of work to add to the existing structure in the town's Gadebridge Park.

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Berkhamsted Today

Waste services in the borough affected by strike

Around a quarter of Dacorum Borough Council's staff took part in a national strike today, including all of the area's bin crews.

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