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Train delays for St Albans Thameslink passengers

Herts Advertiser Local News - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 1:06pm

Commuters travelling in and out of St Albans are being warned of delays on one of Govia Thameslink’s busiest services due to a staff shortage.

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New campaign to tackle legal highs is launched in Hertfordshire

St Albans Review News - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 1:00pm
The new campaign, set up by Hertfordshire Constabulary, with the support of the County Council, Trading Standards, and charity Spectrum, is called Why Gamble With Your Life, and is aimed to educate 14-35-year olds on the dangers of taking legal highs.
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From Berkhamsted to Budapest: Army general’s story is unearthed

Hemel Today - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 12:00pm

A family history mystery covering 1,000 miles and spanning four generations has been solved thanks to an innovative church project.

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Dinner for two at Brasserie Blanc

Herts Advertiser Local News - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 12:00pm

Tucked away in a street littered with restaurants, it’s not difficult to see why Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc’s offering, Brasserie Blanc, might sometimes be overlooked by diners.

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Kids get snap happy for Father’s Day

Hemel Today - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:28am

Shoppers had the chance to pose for their own photobooth snaps when visiting the Riverside Shopping Centre on Saturday.

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Gypsy site proposal so travellers can settle down in village is before planners again

Hemel Today - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:25am

A planning application for a gypsy settlement in Bovingdon has been submitted for the third time.

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Man hit by car during road rage row

Hemel Today - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:07am

A man was hit by a car following a road rage incident.

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Childhood sweethearts celebrate 70 years of marriage

St Albans Review News - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:00am
It is the kind of epic love story you might find in a romantic novel; Sam Price, 93, and his wife Joan, 91, first met at a wartime dance in 1940. Next month they will join a platinum elite as they celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.
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Link Road motorcyclist still ‘serious but stable’ following crash

Hemel Today - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 10:18am

A motorcyclist who was hospitalised after a rush hour crash remains in a serious but stable condition.

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Firefighters called to shrub fire in St Albans

St Albans Review News - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 10:00am
Crews were called at 1.43am to the small fire in Russet Drive.
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Grow your own food with farmer

Borehamwood Times Local News - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 9:00am
A farmer wants to encourage people to grow their own food.
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TRAVEL: Disrupted trains between St Pancras International and St Albans City

St Albans Review News - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 8:16am
Owing to safety checks being made between St Pancras International and St Albans City trains have to run at reduced speed on all lines.
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Once-failing school bounces back with an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report

Hemel Today - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 8:00am

A primary school has shed its once negative reputation and is celebrating after being awarded an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating.

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Fraud costing Hertfordshire £12m a year

St Albans Review News - Mon, 22/06/2015 - 8:00am
Six Hertfordshire Councils are now working together to investigate, detect and prevent fraud across council services, from business rates to Blue Badges to ensure more money is available for services such as schools, highways and housing.
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Brilliant Brennauer clinches victory as crowds savour final leg of the Women’s Tour

Hemel Today - Sun, 21/06/2015 - 8:06pm

Lisa Brennauer clinched the overall victory in the Aviva Women’s Tour, surviving an attacking final day of racing through the Chiltern Hills from Marlow to Hemel Hempstead, won by Hannah Barnes.

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Representatives from St Albans help celebrate 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

St Albans Review News - Sun, 21/06/2015 - 4:00pm
As a Magna Carta Charter Town, St Albans was represented by Mayor of St Albans City and District, Councillor Salih Gaygusuz, as well as other councillors and civic leaders, at the event which took place at Runnymede on Monday, June 15.
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Snap happy: Middlesex University graduate scoops top photography award

Borehamwood Times Local News - Sun, 21/06/2015 - 1:00pm
Winning an award for composure can only be a good thing for an up-and-coming photographer.
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New sculpture unleashes forces of nature on Hatfield House

St Albans Review News - Sun, 21/06/2015 - 12:00pm
On a beautiful Monday evening at Hatfield House, I watched as a new large-scale sculpture was unveiled to an assembled crowd of excited guests.
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Summer carnival fun
with a Medieval twist

Hemel Today - Sun, 21/06/2015 - 8:01am

Get ready for some summer fun with a medieval theme!

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Dancers see off the competition at awards

Hemel Today - Sun, 21/06/2015 - 8:00am

Young dancers from the Jayne Marie Dancing School are celebrating their success in the annual British Arts Awards.

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