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EU myth-busting

Hemel Today - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 6:12pm

The EU referendum campaign has been wracked by overblown assumptions, scaremongering statements and unsubstantiated claims.

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More than 100 residents come together to celebrate the Queen’s birthday

Borehamwood Times Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 5:37pm
To celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday, more than 100 residents joined the street party held in Park Crescent in Elstree.
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Jess is on target for Tour de Vale

Hemel Today - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 5:27pm

Hemel’s own Paralympic prospect Jessica Stretton will officially start the Mix96 Tour de Vale bike ride later this month.

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St Albans traveller warns he faces jail after guilty verdict for modern day slavery offences

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 4:50pm

A ‘significant’ prison sentence is likely to be passed on a traveller convicted today of modern day slavery offences.

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10 amazing pictures from space by astronaut Tim Peake

Hemel Today - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 4:19pm

Astronaut Tim Peake is due to return to earth this weekend after six months on the International Space Station.

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St Albans charity for older people celebrates 60 years

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 3:51pm

A St Albans-based charity has celebrated helping and caring for older people in specialised homes for 60 years.

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Ex-Marines set to yomp through St Albans on their way to the Somme

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 3:28pm

Two teams of ex-Royal Marines will reach St Albans tomorrow as they “yomp to the Somme” in remembrance of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest fights in human history.

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Proposed satellite village adjacent to St Albans and Wheathampstead will carve up the Green Belt, say campaigners

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 3:23pm

Shock plans to build 1,130 houses, a primary school and retirement village in 56 hectares of Green Belt land near St Albans district have been waved through to the next planning stage.

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Senior Leave campaigner: Britain will contribute £9.7bn to the EU each year between 2016 and 2020

St Albans Review News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 2:38pm
A senior Leave campaigner said the UK needs to leave the EU to have an “immigration policy that does not discriminate against people”.
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Residents launch 20mph speed limit campaign for major St Albans route

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 1:50pm

Road safety concerns have prompted the setting up of a petition in a bid to impose Twenty is Plenty speeding restrictions in a major city centre thoroughfare.

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New style of travel shop comes to St Albans shopping centre

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 1:30pm

A new travel shop has just opened in St Albans, offering a wide range of holidays from honeymoons and fly-drives, to safaris and ‘wellness’ breaks.

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Deadly flesh-eating dog disease continues to spread across the UK

Hemel Today - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:55am

Pet owners across the UK are being warned that a deadly disease affecting dogs is continuing to spread across the UK.

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Lions, lawnmower and gladiator stolen in burglary

Hemel Today - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:54am

Two men have been charged following the theft of two bronze lions, a marble gladiator ornament and a lawnmower.

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Hertfordshire County Council cuts ties with law firm Baker Small after ‘disrespectful’ tweets

Borehamwood Times Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:36am
Hertfordshire County Council has vowed to stop using the services of a law firm whose Twitter account posted a series of “disrespectful” comments about parents of children with learning difficulties.
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Hertfordshire County Council cuts ties with law firm Baker Small after ‘disrespectful’ tweets

St Albans Review News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:36am
Hertfordshire County Council has vowed to stop using the services of a law firm whose Twitter account posted a series of “disrespectful” comments about parents of children with learning difficulties.
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Herts Police flying the rainbow flag for greater tolerance

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:34am

A rainbow flag has been flown from the headquarters of the Herts Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) in Harpenden for the first time to highlight the work of lesbian and gay liaison officers.

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Herts Police flying the rainbow flag for greater tolerance

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:34am

A rainbow flag has been flown from the headquarters of the Herts Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) in Harpenden for the first time to highlight the work of lesbian and gay liaison officers.

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St Albans landscape company featured in borders display at BBC Gardeners’ World Live this week

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:31am

Everything is coming up roses for a local landscape company which is exhibiting at BBC Gardeners’ World Live event in Birmingham this week.

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The Flying Scotsman steams into St Albans City Station

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:29am

Rail enthusiasts turned out early one morning to see a Very Important Train pick up passengers at St Albans City Station.

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St Albans gipsy site expansion is rejected - but could win approval at appeal

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/06/2016 - 11:23am

A bid to expand a gipsy site on Green Belt land has been unanimously rejected by a St Albans planning committee - despite a warning that the application would go to appeal and the council would lose and have to pay costs.

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