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Tree of Remembrance Planted in Gadebridge Park

A remembrance tree was planted on Friday 1 October in Gadebridge Park in memory of Dacorum residents who have lost their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The red leaf Copper Beech will be the focal point of a garden of reflection to be installed by Dacorum Borough Council next year. Plans for the memorial garden […]

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Dacorum Police Welcome New Chief Inspector

The Dacorum Community Safety Partnership (CSP) has appointed a new Chief Inspector, Jason Keane, who began his role in September. Jason brings with him more than 25 years of policing experience as he takes the reins from the borough’s former Chief Inspector Craig Flint, who has been promoted to Superintendent in the Constabulary’s Digital Transformation […]

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Quanta Installs Defibrillator on Site in Berkhamsted

Quanta, part of QCS Staffing in Berkhamsted, is now home to a lifesaving device; a ZOLL AED3 fully automatic defibrillator. A defibrillator, also known as an AED (Automated External defibrillator) or PAD (Public Access Defibrillator), gives a high energy electric shock to a person who is in cardiac arrest. There’s no need to undergo training […]

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Sable House Chilterns Building of the Year

Sable House in Buckinghamshire has been named as the Chilterns Building Design Award winners for 2021. The awards, jointly organised by Chilterns Conservation Board and Chiltern Society, were presented in a ceremony at the winning building on Thursday 23 September 2021. This year, with increased global awareness of climate change, the awards have been adapted […]

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Join CCTV and Doorbell Video Camera Watch

Neighbourhood Watch are inviting residents to join their CCTV and Doorbell Video Camera Watches. If a crime or incident happens, the police investigating teams often call on neighbours who have CCTV or doorbell video cameras to see if any images have been captured that could help with their investigations. In some cases this has been very successful and […]

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COVID-19 Booster Vaccines get Underway

People most at risk from COVID-19 in Hertfordshire and west Essex are being invited by the NHS to have a ‘booster’ vaccine. Following new guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), booster vaccines are being offered to people who had their second dose at least six months ago, starting with people in […]

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Independent Scrutiny for Joint Protective Services

Independent scrutiny of the work of the armed policing, roads and dog units from the Joint Protective Services (JPS) command covering Beds, Cambs and Herts is taking place through a new external panel. Every time an officer has to use force as part of their duties, information is recorded and documented outlining the circumstances, action […]

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Castle Church of England Federation Scoops Award for Governance Practice

Castle Church of England Federation, which has two schools in Berkhamsted, was named winner in the outstanding governance in a federation category at the National Governance Association’s (NGA) Outstanding Governance Awards 2021 on Thursday 9 September. The category recognises one governing board with responsibility for more than one maintained school that is delivering outstanding strategic […]

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Half Price Bus Travel for 20-25 year olds

Hertfordshire County Council is encouraging young people between the ages of 20-25 to apply for their brand new SaverCard Plus scheme, which will allow them easier access to employment, education, retail and leisure facilities across the county. The new scheme launched on Monday 20 September and offers half-price bus travel on all Hertfordshire bus services […]

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Leaf Busting Trains Out 24 Hours a Day

A special fleet of ‘leaf-busting’ trains have started blasting leaves off the line to help keep passengers and freight moving across the West Midlands and Chiltern main line this autumn. From 1 October until 13 December, seven specialist trains will wash leaf debris from a total of 91,195 miles of track across the region while […]

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Recycling Centre Moves to Winter Opening Hours

From 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, the opening hours for the Hemel Hempstead recycling centre on Eastman Way, HP2 7DU change to the winter opening times of 8am-4pm. This centre will remain closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. From 1 April 2022, summer opening times of 10am-6pm will resume. The Berkhamsted recycling centre on […]

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Amazon to Hire More Than 600 for Seasonal Roles

Amazon has announced it is hiring for 20,000 seasonal positions across its UK network of fulfilment centres, sortation centres and delivery stations during the festive season, including more than 600 in Hemel Hempstead. Roles are available at the Amazon fulfilment centre and the delivery station in the town. Pay for Operations roles starts at a […]