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Glow worm colony is tripping the light fantastic

Hemel Today - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 2:43pm

A colony of glow worms spotted on the canal in Dacorum has sparked a regional campaign urging wildlife lovers to record their sightings of the insects.



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Courts that serve Dacorum at risk of closure under new plans

Hemel Today - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 2:32pm

Three courts which serve Dacorum could all be closed under new plans announced by the Justice Secretary Michael Gove today.



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Woman found dead in woodland is named

Hemel Today - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 2:04pm

A woman whose body was discovered in woodland on Sunday has been named.



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Appeal following a bike theft in St Albans

St Albans Review News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 1:17pm
A rare and distinctive racing bike was stolen in St Albans.
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Police warning to St Albans residents over phone scams

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 1:00pm

Phone scams which saw three victims lose more than £50,000 on a single day have sparked a stark warning from the police.

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St Albans Magistrates' Court set to be closed

St Albans Review News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:55pm
Court and tribunal buildings are being recommended for closure in a consultation published today by Courts Minister, Shailesh Vara.
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MP vows to fight for better disabled access

Borehamwood Times Local News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:00pm
Hertsmere MP Oliver Dowden has pledged to champion access for disabled people.
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Take a trip back in time with BFI footage of St Albans

Herts Advertiser Local News - Thu, 16/07/2015 - 11:36am

A collection of archive footage of St Albans – some of which dates back to 1913 – has been released by the British Film Institute (BFI) as part of its #BritainOnFilm project.

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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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