Friday Dec 6
'I don't see why I should beg', says Hemel Hempstead grandmother Barbara
A pensioner has chosen to sell her mobility scooter following ten months of fighting Dacorum Borough Council after it told her she couldn't bring it inside to charge it.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Christmas arrives in Kings Langley at lights switch-on
The annual event showcased local choirs and bands, including Kings Langley School 's jazz band, and children were encouraged to come and meet Father Christmas.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mike Penning MP cut the ribbon on at a new charity shop opening in Kings Langley at the weekend.
Mr Penning, who is patron of the hospice, said: "I am delighted to carry out the official opening of the new shop.
Bovingdon pub that was turned into a home could more than double in size
A planning loophole means that a pub controversially closed to the public so that it could be made into a home could more than double in size.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Help to keep Dacorum residents warm this winter
The Keep Warm Stay Well project from HertsHelp, which is a network of community organisations, aims to help people stay warm over the winter.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Our young people are one step ahead in volunteering game
Young people of Dacorum are already exceeding expectations as Prince Charles announced a new campaign to get more 10 to 20-year-olds volunteering in the community.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Huw receiving his award from Chief Fire Officer and Director of Community Protection Roy Wilsher.
Huw Jones, described by his colleagues as "a delight to work with and extremely professional, with a fantastic can-do attitude", was nominated for his work as a Community Protection volunteer in St Albans and Dacorum.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Cavendish pupils get it all wrapped up for a good cause this Christmas
No time to wrap presents this year? Why not take them to Hemel Hempstead's Riverside Shopping Centre - opposite H&M - and let volunteers from Cavendish School do the job for you? Volunteer Centre Dacorum has teamed up with pupils from the school and a business mentor from Dacorum Borough Council to take part in the Dragons Apprentice Challenge.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Troubled? Fancy learning how to cut a car open to rescue people in a...
A group of youngsters have just finished a week of learning how to be firefighters to help them turn their lives around.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Hemel Hempstead rink is given further lifeline but activists are warned they are still on thin ice
Activists battling to secure the future of their beloved ice rink have been told their campaign has made great progress, but they are not past the final hurdle yet.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Free hygiene training for Dacorum nurseries
Dacorum Borough Council is working with Public Health England to offer the training to managers and staff in catering and infection control including how to prevent E. Coli.
'Bedroom Tax': Thousands hit by cuts to benefits
More than 2,000 people in south west Hertfordshire have had their benefits docked for living in homes with spare rooms, Government figures have shown.
Victorian Evening is all right on the night
Fears that people would not turn out for the Old Town's Victorian Evening were quashed when thousands of people arrived for the festive get together.
Politician blasts Dacorum Borough Council for using Berkhamsted's...
Berkhamsted is being used as a 'cash cow' to make money for Dacorum Borough Council, one of the town's politicians said yesterday.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Kings Langley School has plans to undergo a major redevelopment which will be completed in 2016.
An application has been submitted to Dacorum Borough Council for the redevelopment of the existing secondary school, to increase its capacity from 1,085 pupils to 1,180 pupils, to help meet a forecasted shortage of secondary school places in Kings Langley, as well as improve the quality of facilities at the school.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Firefighters' third strike in Dacorum this month is 'the only way' to resolve pensions dispute
Firefighters across Dacorum are refusing to work for four hours today in another bid to make the government and their employers re-think changes to the service's pensions.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
New solar panels will help Kings Langley school go green
A Kings Langley school has been fitted with 184 solar panels and the organisation behind it is looking for more local projects.
Crowds turn out for services on Remembrance Sunday
The families of fallen Hemel Hempstead heroes Senior Aircraftman Ryan Tomlin, 21, and Marine Matthew Harrison, 23, were among those to pay their respects during a Remembrance service at the Boxmoor cenotaph.