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Pioneering Hemel screenwriter Armando Iannucci among Dacorum residents in King's Honours List 2024

A world-famous screenwriter living in Hemel Hempstead is among the local residents honoured by the King in his Birthday Honours List.

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Action to improve road safety in Leverstock Green Hemel Hempstead ‘does not go far enough'

Campaigners say not enough priority has been to pedestrian safety despite calls for speed restrictions on Chambersbury Lane.

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West Herts Hospitals Facilities Team conquers Snowdon in midnight trek for charity

Members of West Herts Hospitals’ Facilities Team have successfully completed an epic fundraising challenge, conquering Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, in a midnight trek.

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Polar bear works up the courage to jump into its pool on ninth try in hilarious video

Watch as the polar bear peers over the edge, before finally being brave enough to jump as visitors to the zoo look on.

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National Insurance: how the UK's parties are approaching contributions and tax ahead of the general election

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Tadcaster brewery fire: Watch dramatic drone footage as smoke can be seen 30 miles away

Watch dramatic aerial footage of a huge fire that broke out at the brewery which makes Carling, Coors and Madri.

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Holiday antics: I wanted a video to send to grandkids - but ended up flipping over the handles of a seesaw

Watch as Lisa falls head first over the handlebars, catching the side of her head on the way down.

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Terrified pregnant woman uses phone to capture photo that put crook in jail - watch as he tries to flee police

A terrified pregnant woman helped to put a prolific burglar behind bars when she took a sneaky photo of him ransacking her house - watch the moment he is captured by police and tries to get away.

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Cross Gates death crash: Watch the moment driver hit speeds of 100mph through Leeds before killing student, 22

This video shows the moment a speeding driver was seen on camera doing speeds of up to 100mph – shortly before he crashed killing a 22-year-old student.

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Put Dubai at the top of your travel bucket list and do this one thing - you won't regret it

Dubai was not originally on my travel bucket list but this was one of my top life experiences ever, reports Nicola Adam.

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Euro 2024: save on hosting parties for Euro 2024 England and Scotland fixtures with our top money saving tips

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Guernsey holiday review: The perfect island destination just hour from UK for wellness lovers with stunning walks, turquoise seas and sandy beaches

A trip to the island of Guernsey was the perfect wellness holiday I needed - with the turquoise sea views and breath-taking walks leaving me refreshed and revitalised

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Netflix Games: the major feature most Netflix users have never heard of and how it works

Netflix has been a fixture in our homes and on-the-go for the best part of a decade now. From the early days of hosting bargain basement sequels to classics like Jaws to an original programming powerhouse, you probably think you know all there is to know about the streaming service. ...

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Glastonbury Festival 2024: Full list of banned and prohibited items ahead of Worthy Farm event

Glastonbury Festival 2024 is a little under two weeks away as revellers start their final countdown to this year’s event at Worthy Farm.

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TikTok is copying Snapchat’s best feature and it could launch soon

TikTok is working on its own twist on one of Snapchat’s most popular features and it is being tested on users right now. 

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National Beer Day: I tried a pint at UK's cheapest pub - how the Ardwick in Blackpool sells drinks for £1.80

I enjoyed a drink in UK’s cheapest boozer where a pint of lager cost just £1.80 - the average price in 1997.

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Cadbury Top Deck: Popular 1990s chocolate bar to relaunch in UK with original design

A popular chocolate bar is being relaunched in the UK - with its original retro packaging.

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Household Support Fund 2024: how to apply for cost of living help as thousands get free payments worth £125

Thousands of households will soon receive a £125 payment through the government's Household Support Fund (HSF).

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Highest number of vehicle thefts in Hertfordshire happened in Dacorum, new police figures show

New data released by the police shows the highest number of vehicle thefts recorded in Hertfordshire happened in Dacorum.

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Does your neighbourhood have the worst playground?

If your local playground is an eyesore, you could help a national campaign to transform these spaces and also win an Amazon voucher - just by sending in a photo.