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GB’s Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge through to semi-finals of Olympic badminton tournament

Herts Advertiser Sports News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 5:10pm

Marcus Ellis and his partner Chris Langridge are through to the semi-finals of the men’s doubles at the Rio Olympics.

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St Albans athlete Jodie Williams qualifies for Rio 2016’s 200m women’s semi-final

Herts Advertiser Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 5:00pm

St Albans based Jodie Williams clocked a season’s best time of 22.69 seconds on her Olympic debut to qualify for the women’s 200m semi-finals at Rio 2016 this afternoon (Monday).

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Thames Water installs permanent sewer pipe at St Albans sinkhole

Herts Advertiser Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 4:53pm

The UK’s largest water and wastewater services provider has been busy laying a new pipe at Fontmell Close in St Albans, to replace the one damaged when a sinkhole appeared on October 1 last year.

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St Albans school shows support for Lister Hospital’s oncology patients

Herts Advertiser Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 4:45pm

Young cancer patients at a local hospital are enjoying the use of games consoles in between treatment sessions, after they were donated by kind-hearted pupils at a St Albans secondary school.

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St Albans businessman donates £30,000 for museum project, but more funds needed

Herts Advertiser Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 4:39pm

Hundreds of civic-minded locals have heeded the call to write their names into St Albans’ history, and help raise the final £1.1 million needed for the city’s new museum and art gallery.

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Harpenden Town handed home test in FA Cup – if they can pull off another giantkilling

Herts Advertiser Sports News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 3:41pm

Harpenden Town have had been handed a home draw in the FA Cup first qualifying round – should they produce another giantkilling act.

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Woman injured after scaffolding fall

Hemel Today - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 3:38pm
A woman has been rushed to hospital after falling more than 10 feet from scaffolding this afternoon (Monday, August 15).
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Refurbished tennis courts official opening

St Albans Review News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 3:22pm
TENNIS courts have been refurbished thanks to funding provided by a Radlett company.
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‘At risk’ bus route is saved from axe

Hemel Today - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 2:33pm
A busy bus route relied on by commuters is being taken over by a new company after Arriva said ‘it did not work commercially’.
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Teenager taken to hospital following car crash

Borehamwood Times Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 2:21pm
A teenager was taken to hospital following a crash between a car and motorcycle.
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School worker cycles 46 miles for student who suffered from cancer

Borehamwood Times Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 2:07pm
A school worker cycled 46 miles for a charity that supported one of her pupils.
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Talks between Southern Railway and RMT end without agreement

Borehamwood Times Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 1:49pm
Talks aimed at resolving the dispute over the role of conductors on Southern Railway services have broken down.
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Talks between Southern Railway and RMT end without agreement

St Albans Review News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 1:49pm
Talks aimed at resolving the dispute over the role of conductors on Southern Railway services have broken down.
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Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown begins

Hemel Today - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 1:33pm
Sellers of zombie knives will face jail from this week as a ban on the “horrific” weapons comes into force.
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Hockey girls ready for Olympic quarter-final against Spain

Herts Advertiser Sports News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 1:27pm

Great Britain’s women’s hockey team heads into their quarter final clash with Spain at the Rio Olympics full of confidence – after becoming the only nation to secure qualification from the pool stage with a 100 per cent record.

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Save our woodland plea as furious Hastoe residents have their say

Hemel Today - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 1:07pm
‘Sacrosanct’ woodland has been chopped and changed with three developments built within just half a mile of each other over the last year.
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‘He’s a great guy and worthy Olympian’: MP congratulates double gold medallist Max Whitlock

Hemel Today - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 12:32pm
Hemel Hempstead MP Mike Penning has added his congratulations to Max Whitlock after the gymnast won two gold medals at Rio 2016.
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Neighbours delighted after lottery win

Borehamwood Times Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 12:29pm
Players are celebrating after winning the People’s Postcode Lottery last weekend.
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‘Wake me up at Harpenden’: Commuter sticks note on forehead to avoid missing stop

St Albans Review News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 12:27pm
A crafty commuter has come up a perfect way to make sure she doesn't sleep through her stop - by sticking a note saying where to wake her up on her forehead.
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Kings stung by Slough comeback

Borehamwood Times Local News - Mon, 15/08/2016 - 12:19pm
Slough Town came from two goals down to see Charlie Moone hit the winner seven minutes from time and leave Kings Langley still looking for their first win in the Southern League Premier Division following a 3-2 defeat on Saturday.
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