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St Albans’ chestnut trees chopped down after foreign wasp attack

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 11:26am

A species of wasp which severely damages sweet chestnut trees has been discovered in St Albans - only the second place in the UK to suffer such an attack.

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Students prepare for world of work with career masterclass

Hemel Today - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 11:10am

Sixth formers from The Cavendish School were given hints and tips about entering the world of work in a workshop run by an online job website.

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Investment in Herts reaches five-year high

Hemel Today - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 10:45am

The number of successful new investment projects in Herts hit a five-year high in 2014-15, according to new figures from business bosses.

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St Albans father runs IRON MAN UK in aid of teacher’s son

Herts Advertiser Local News for Harpenden - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 10:32am

A father moved by the story of a teacher’s son will be cycling, swimming and running more than 140 miles to support him.

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St Albans father runs IRON MAN UK in aid of teacher’s son

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 10:32am

A father moved by the story of a teacher’s son will be cycling, swimming and running more than 140 miles to support him.

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Cuts to children’s service is a ‘tragedy’

Hemel Today - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 10:10am

A service which provides support to vulnerable families with young children is to be axed, it was confirmed this week.

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St Albans dog day raises thousands for charity

St Albans Review News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 10:00am
The event, the second St Albans Dogs Day to take place, raised more than £2,500 for Glendee Rescue and Rehoming - who save dogs from being put to sleep.
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St Albans dog owner’s warning over “barbaric” electric collar training

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 8:36am

Trainers have issued a warning to dog-owners about the risks of using so-called ‘aversive’ training methods following a scuffle between a dog-walker and a woman using an electric collar to train a puppy.

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The writing is on the Walford as Borehamwood museum celebrates EastEnders

Borehamwood Times Local News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 8:00am
The writing is on the Walford at Borehamwood Museum as it hosts an exhibition celebrating all things good and great about EastEnders.
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St Albans charity celebrates two decades of helping people with learning difficulties

St Albans Review News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 6:00am
Over the past two decades Earthworks St Albans has been offering trainees work experience and training in horticultural and land-based skills at their three acre site in Hixberry Lane.
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Teenager taken to hospital after fall

St Albans Review News - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 7:20pm
Emergency services were called to the incident in Mortimer Crescent at around 6pm.
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Police dog sniffs out robbery suspects

Hemel Today - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 5:21pm

Two men were arrested on suspicion of robbery after a police dog sniffed them out.



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Family support service dropped by cash-strapped council chiefs

St Albans Review News - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 5:20pm
Hertfordshire County Council’s Children’s Services Panel has decided Home-Start’s home-visiting service to families struggling with children under five should not be continued.
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Rolo shows a lot of bottle: dog helps clear streets of litter

Borehamwood Times Local News - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 5:00pm
Scooby do may have fought crime but now there’s a new kid on the block – and he’s doing his bit to clear the streets of litter.
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What film would you like to see in St Albans outdoor cinema?

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 4:39pm

Have your say on the choice of science fiction film to be screened as part of a city pub’s latest outdoor cinema venture.

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Armed robber wore a carrier bag on his head as his disguise

Hemel Today - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 4:15pm

An armed robber has been jailed for nearly five years, after being convicted despite his unorthodox way of disguising himself.

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Elderly couple scammed out of thousands over phone by fraudsters posing as police

Hemel Today - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 4:00pm

An elderly couple has lost £2,000 of their savings to telephone scam fraudsters.

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Memorial plaque for Accordion Man approved by council

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 3:55pm

A memorial plaque which fans of an market day busker petitioned for has been given the go ahead by the council.

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Travellers ordered to leave ‘Donkey Field’ in Bricket Wood

Herts Advertiser Local News - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 3:51pm

Travellers who swooped upon privately owned land in the Green Belt were swiftly evicted the same day.

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Fire in boot of car at petrol station in St Albans

St Albans Review News - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 3:04pm
Crews from Hemel Hempstead and St Albans were called at 12.01pm to the fire at the Shell garage in Watford Road.
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