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Take the love food, hate waste challenge

This November will see the return of Dacorum Borough Councils’ annual Love Food, Hate Waste Challenge. UK households throw out 4.5 million tonnes of edible food each year. This wasted food adds up, costing the average family around £60 a month. The free food waste challenge is an opportunity to learn how to save a […]

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Make your home greener and save money on bills this winter

Dacorum Borough Council is encouraging residents to apply for funding to help reduce the carbon footprint of their homes and save money on their bills this winter. With winter approaching and COVID-19 still affecting us, people will be spending more time indoors this year – impacting both the cost of heating and creating more carbon […]

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Dacorum reaches 1,000 covid cases

1,000 people in Dacorum have now tested positive for Covid-19. There has been an increase of over 100 cases in the past week leading to the district reaching this significant milestone. Recently Dacorum has seen an increase in infections across the borough but with a specific rise in 40-59 year old age group. Andrew Williams, […]

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Farmers urged to remove GPS devices from tractors

Farmers are being urged to remove GPS devices from tractors when not in use, following an emerging trend in thefts across the region. Sergeant Ryan Hemmings from the Constabulary’s Rural Operational Support Team (ROST) said: ‘Although incidents of theft from tractors in Hertfordshire have been a relatively low occurrence, there have been a small number […]

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Two arrested during drugs warrants in Dacorum

Two people were arrested after more than 70 cannabis plants were seized during two drugs warrants executed in Dacorum. Officers from Dacorum’s Operation Scorpion Team, supported by colleagues from the Safer Neighbourhood Team, simultaneously entered the addresses under Section 8 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 at 6.45am on Friday 9 October. The […]

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Make your home secure this autumn

Autumn is here and the clocks will be going back at the end of the month. As the afternoons grow darker, Hertfordshire Constabulary is reminding residents to keep their homes secure and report suspicious behaviour. Burglaries are currently down around 30 per cent compared to the same period last year however, during the autumn and […]

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Young people invited to online Lives Not Knives event

Young people, parents and professionals in Hertfordshire are being invited to an online event to listen to former gang members and victims recounting their experiences of violent crime. The Lives Not Knives event, hosted by Hertfordshire Constabulary’s Gangs and Schools Team, will be broadcast on Instagram tomorrow (Tuesday 20 October) between 6pm and 7.30pm. The […]

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80% Say County Unitary is the Wrong Plan

A cross-party group of all local District and Borough Council Leaders have united to call for a rethink over Hertfordshire County Council’s plan for one single authority for its 1.2 million residents. Residents in every part of Hertfordshire are opposed to the creation of a large county wide ‘unitary’ council according to an opinion poll […]

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UK Anti-Slavery Day: Raising Awareness in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire’s Modern Slavery Partnership will join organisations across the country for UK Anti-Slavery Day, on Sunday 18 October to help raise awareness of modern slavery.     Anti-Slavery Day provides an opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery and to also encourage government, local authorities, companies, charities and individuals to do what they […]

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Football stars join Herts against hate campaign

Watford FC midfielder Tom Cleverley and the Hornets’ Nigerian international defender Will Troost-Ekong have signed up to the Herts against Hate campaign to mark this week’s Hate Crime Awareness Week. The pair have contributed to a new video asking Hertfordshire schoolchildren to report hate crime – not ignore it. Normally the force’s five hate crime […]

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Act now to avoid Hertfordshire moving to high-risk status

Hertfordshire’s Local Resilience Forum (LRF) is calling on the whole community to act now and ‘Play your Part’ to slow the rapid spread of coronavirus in our county. Hertfordshire, as a whole, has been placed as a medium-risk area in the Government’s new system of local COVID-19 alert levels. ‘Hertfordshire is currently rated in Tier […]