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School exchange visit sees Africa come to Astley Cooper
Teachers Ebenezer Andoh and Elizabeth Abaidoo, left, with Astley Cooper School's inclusion leader Paul Anstey, centre, and his friends Dorothy and George Adjei, right A pair of teachers flew over from Ghana to experience a day in the life of a British school in Hemel Hempstead.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Be quick for a chance to see Santa in his Highfield grotto
The bearded man will be at Hemel Hempstead's Highfield Community Centre every day until this Sunday and is welcoming visitors between 9am and 4pm.
Dad of four stabbed in Hemel town centre alleyway robbery attack
Gary Allwood, 47, of Boxmoor, fought off robbers during the Sunday afternoon assault, but was left with stab wounds to his hand and body.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
It's an uphill struggle for Old Town traders
Some traders are looking forward to a more positive future following the suspension of roadworks in Hemel Hempstead's Old Town.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Bollards will stop lorries from clogging up trust's Box Lane car park for Sheethanger Common
Cash has been given to the Box Moor Trust for car park improvements that will stop commercial vehicles from clogging up spaces.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Leavesden lollipop lady runner up in Local Hero awards
Barbara Hankin, who works at Leavesden Green Primary School and at 80-years-old is one of Leavesden's oldest school crossing patrol wardens, lost out to a Hemel Hempstead-based charity at last Friday's My Local Hero Awards ceremony.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Death rates higher than average in south west Hertfordshire hospitals
The trust that runs Watford General Hospital has been identified as one of 16 across the UK with higher than average mortality rates.
'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
Spanish nurses set to rescue Watford General Hospital staff shortages
A national shortage of nurses has forced the trust that runs Watford General Hospital to hire more than 80 new midwives and nurses from Spain and Portugal.
Mixed emotions as furniture warehouse says farewell after 16 years of serving Dacorum
It's the end of an era for a furniture charity in Hemel Hempstead as it closes its doors this week after more 15 years.
Two best pals cook up a storm for charity at a Hemel Hempstead pub
Business development and marketing manager Jenny Howard - who works for Synergy Construction and Property Consultants on Boundary Way - hosted the evening with friend Rhonda Hobbs at the Olde Leather Bottle in Leverstock Green, which offered the duo its premises for the event free of charge.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Hemel Hempstead Civic Centre's hidden capsule could reveal life back in the 1960s
Mayor of 1963 Tony Graham burying a time capsule in the foundations of the new town hall, now the Civic Centre.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Amazon puts date on shopping rush
Online retailer Amazon.co.uk, which has one of its eight UK fulfillment centres in Hemel Hempstead, is bracing itself for a Cyber Monday surge after the weekend.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Strategy puts Herts at the centre of the gold triangle
An ambitious vision of Hertfordshire as the leading economy in the "golden triangle" between London, Oxford and Cambridge has been laid out.
Santa has a snowy landing ahead of Chaulden school fair tonight
Quick-thinking Snow Centre workers have helped create the perfect landing zone for Father Christmas at Chaulden Infants and Juniors Schools.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Donate a gift at Superdrug to make sure all get a Christmas surprise
Major Tim Johnson from the Salvation Army said: "We are always so encouraged by the support we get and it is always so welcomed by the families the presents go to."
Coroner's 'pill popping' warning to GPs after tragic death of Hemel Hempstead dad
The chief coroner for Herts will warn GP surgeries of the dangers of over-prescribing anti-depressants after the death of a man who had recently discovered his girlfriend was pregnant.
Barclays staff in Hemel Hempstead banking on your support for Pepper push
Barclays Bank staff in Hemel Hempstead town centre hope that customers will bear with them as they raise cash for a good cause tomorrow.
Redbourn caravan blaze engulfs five static homes
Firefighters from across the county battled for more than three hours to put out flames engulfing five caravans in Redbourn last night.