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VIDEO: Shocking rise in fatal air gun attacks on cats

Hemel Today - 53 min 19 sec ago

An animal charity is calling for tougher laws on air guns after new figures showed a huge rise in the number of pets being killed with the weapons.

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Elstree Studios given planning permission

Borehamwood Times Local News - 1 hour 7 min ago
Hertsmere Borough Council’s planning committee unanimously granted permission for Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, to build a new studio.
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Tommee Tippee baby cups withdrawn over child illness fears

Hemel Today - 1 hour 45 min ago

Tommee Tippee is recalling items from its Sippee Cup range following reports of children falling ill after drinking from them.

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St Albans developer launches website to score hotels according to their disabled accessibility

Herts Advertiser Local News - 3 hours 40 min ago

Hoteliers are being urged to consider the challenges faced by disabled visitors after a St Albans man launched a TripAdvisor-style website to review accessibility.

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Mother ordered to pay back more than half a million pounds

Borehamwood Times Local News - 4 hours 15 min ago
A mother has been ordered to pay back more than half a million pounds for laundering her drug dealing son’s cash.
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Companies in UK tax havens invest £244million in land and property in St Albans

St Albans Review News - 5 hours 26 min ago
New government rules will force companies registered in tax havens to reveal who their owners are in a bid to clamp down on tax avoidance.
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Burglars hospitalise victim

Hemel Today - 5 hours 32 min ago

A man was hit on the head with a crowbar and suffered deep wounds after he woke up to discover three masked men burgling his home in Kings Langley.

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Puppies found dead in ‘graveyard’

Borehamwood Times Local News - 5 hours 59 min ago
Five Labrador puppies have been found dead in a ditch in Aldenham.
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Four-day misconduct hearing for two PCs

Hemel Today - 7 hours 17 min ago

A misconduct hearing for two police constables begins today after a teenager was left fighting for his life.

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Book Review: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

Borehamwood Times Local News - 7 hours 18 min ago
‘The buzz in the street was like the humming of flies. Photographers stood massed behind barriers patrolled by police, their long-snouted cameras poised, their breath rising like steam. Snow fell steadily onto hats and shoulders; gloved fingers wiped lenses clear. From time to time there came outbreaks of desultory clicking, as the watchers filled the waiting time by snapping the white canvas tent in the middle of the road, the entrance to the tall red-brick apartment block behind it, and the balcony on the top floor from which the body had fallen.’
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WEATHER: Met Office issues warnings of thunderstorms and torrential rain

St Albans Review News - 7 hours 34 min ago
Heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds are set to batter south west Hertfordshire this week, forecasters have said.
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WEATHER: Met Office issues warnings of thunderstorms and torrential rain

Borehamwood Times Local News - 7 hours 34 min ago
Heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds are set to batter south west Hertfordshire this week, forecasters have said.
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Trade union releases film demonstrating stress faced by ambulance staff ahead of strike ballot

St Albans Review News - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 6:00am
The stress faced by frontline ambulance staff in the East of England Ambulance Service is set out in a hard hitting film released by UNISON.
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Trade union releases film demonstrating stress faced by ambulance staff ahead of strike ballot

Borehamwood Times Local News - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 6:00am
The stress faced by frontline ambulance staff in the East of England Ambulance Service is set out in a hard hitting film released by UNISON.
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REVEALED: Britain’s greatest underdogs of all time

Hemel Today - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 6:00am

Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, Del Boy and the current Leicester City squad are among Britain’s best-loved underdogs of all time.

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Road to traffic hell as congestion levels reach record high

Hemel Today - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 6:00am

For anyone who spends much time behind the wheel it might seem obvious but now government statistics have proved that Britain’s roads are getting busier.

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Argos recalls product over fire risk

Hemel Today - Mon, 30/05/2016 - 6:00am

High-street retailer Argos has urged customers to stop using one of its products amid fears they could catch fire.

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‘Low fat diet advice bad for obesity crisis’ say health charities

Hemel Today - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 6:00am

Major public health bodies are colluding with the food industry and promoting policies that are having “disastrous health consequences”, a damning health charity report says.

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Parents offer rewards as incentive for good exam results

Hemel Today - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 6:00am

More than four in five parents with children taking exams this year are offering rewards to their offspring such as cash, holidays and gadgets, a survey has found.

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Teens wrapped up in TV and their phones score lowest in exams

Hemel Today - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 6:00am

Teens who divide their attention between watching the TV and texting on the their mobiles score low marks in their exams.

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