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‘Get pedalling!’ says Highways England

Get pedalling! That’s the message from Highways England as Cycle to Work Day takes on a new meaning in 2020. With home working, staycations and local trips all being embraced following the easing of lockdown, cyclists are being encouraged to get on their bikes for any reason this year – not just a healthy commute. […]

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What does family mean to you?

Dacorum Borough Council is celebrating ‘Family and Friends’ month this August with a unique competition that has been launched to mark Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020 (HYOC2020) and Herts Pride. They are asking people to describe their family and the winner will see their words literally come to life! Over the last 50 years, family […]

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Perfect Launch Day for Bucks County Museum

It was smiles all round on 30 July at Bucks County Museum for its grand reopening after closing for lockdown back in March. They told us: We couldn’t have hoped for a more perfect start to our programme of summer events. We had wonderful sunshine, lovely locals visiting the garden for tea and cake, and […]

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Appeal for witnesses to assault in Berkhamsted

Detectives investigating an assault in Berkhamsted are appealing for witnesses and information. The incident occurred in the High Street, outside The Crown pub, sometime between 11.20pm and 11.40pm on Thursday 16 July. A physical altercation occurred, during which a man aged in his 20s suffered an injury to his ear which required hospital treatment. Detective […]

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Council launches learning from lockdown survey

Tell the Council how your habits changed over lockdown for the chance to win a £25 gift card. Dacorum Borough Council are running a short online sustainability survey to understand how lockdown has affected people’s daily routines, and identify how we can embrace any positive changes that could help to benefit the environment and our […]

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Appeal following exposure in Berkhamsted

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following reports a man exposed himself to a woman in Berkhamsted on the morning of Saturday 1 August. It happened at around 8.30am in woods off New Road. Officers went to the scene and a 35-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident. There were dog walkers […]

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London Transport Museum’s Depot reopens

London Transport Museum’s Depot in Acton Town will reopen for visitors to explore on 19 August 2020 for its first ever summer season This trove of transport treasures – usually only open for special weekend events – will now be open for 10-days of summer family fun Timed tickets for Wednesday 19 to Sunday 23 […]

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Passengers urged to travel either side of August bank holiday

Major railway upgrades are taking place between the West Midlands and London this August bank holiday to make journeys more reliable for passengers and freight customers in future. The multi-million-pound investment, part of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan, will see Network Rail replace track, upgrade signalling and maintain bridges and other structures on the section of […]

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Eat Out to Help Out – look for the logo

More than 53,000 outlets across the UK have so far signed up to the UK Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme – and a new official Government online finder is available to help diners locate them. As Eat Out to Help Out stickers and posters start to appear in the windows of restaurants, cafes, […]

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Combat Sextortion – Webcam Blackmail

Police continue to receive numerous reports of Hertfordshire residents receiving threatening emails. The sender claims to have recorded the recipient accessing adult or pornographic websites. The National Crime Agency has published an updated self-help guideline relating to Sextortion Webcam blackmails. More than 9,000 reports of this type of phishing email have been received by […]

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Drive in and chill out

If the phrase ‘Drive-In Movie’ conjures up images of a teenage boy in Buddy Holly glasses sliding his arm around his high school sweetheart as a muffled soundtrack blares through the windows of his Buick in small-town America it’s time you embraced the 21st century. Today’s experience is all about high-quality sound being piped into […]