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Have Your Say on SW Herts’ Future

Dacorum Borough Council is planning for the long-term future of South West Hertfordshire and wants to hear from you! The South West Hertfordshire 2050 – Realising Our Potential document, which includes a draft long-term vision and objectives for the area, received approval to move towards public consultation in July. Five other local authorities are involved […]

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Make Sure your Vehicle is Ready for Autumn

Autumn has arrived. With changing seasons come differing weather conditions and temperatures – and motorists are being urged to be prepared before they travel. National Highways is encouraging drivers to carry out checks to ensure their vehicle is ready for the damp, cold and soggy conditions which will arrive this Autumn – making those record-breaking […]

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Successful Funding Bid Helps Support Rough Sleepers

Following a successful funding bid to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), Dacorum Borough Council has been awarded Rough Sleeper Initiative (RSI) funding. The funding will enable the Council to deliver initiatives over a three-year period that will play a vital role in eradicating rough sleeping and homelessness in the borough. The […]

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Caution – Deer Crossing

With the UK deer population at high levels, Hertfordshire County Council is reminding drivers to be extra vigilant on the roads this autumn. At this time of year the male fallow deer is unpredictable and can travel several miles a day in search of a mate, crossing roads in the process. The most common times […]

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Police Issue Warning of Criminals Targeting High Value Gold

Hertfordshire Constabulary is issuing advice in the run up to the festivals celebrated by many families during autumn, to help them protect their treasured family gold and jewellery. Many families wear their gold and jewellery as part of the celebrations of Diwali and other religious holidays, which in previous years has led to increases in […]

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Tring’s Own Apple Fayre 2022

Tring’s Own Apple Fayre is back this October for its annual celebration of environment, food, culture and Tring. Founder, Martin Hicks, says: ‘Following in the spirit of a former Tring resident, why should orchards give us reasons to be cheerful? With Climate Change looming, Nature’s ‘Ecosystem Services’ are  increasingly recognised as the planet’s life-support. ‘Orchards […]

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Make the Mud Pack Your Mission

Only a few weeks left until the legendary Mud Pack Challenge returns in all its mucky glory for The Hospice of St Francis! Register your team now and join them on Sunday 16 October for a fabulous fundraiser! This year there is a new route, new distances, and a load of new obstacles to keep […]

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Chilterns Walking Festival Programme Now Live

The 10th Chilterns Walking Festival will take place 15-30 October. It will feature a programme of over 50 walks and events throughout the Chilterns. A chance to enjoy the autumn splendour, the golden beech trees and hedgerows bursting with colour. There are a number of new walking experiences on offer celebrating autumn in the Chilterns. […]

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Safety Tips for University Students

It’s that time of year when many young people are preparing to go to university, and to begin living away from home for the first time. Although the risk of suffering from violence or aggression is thankfully very low, by taking some simple, basic precautions, new students can easily reduce the risks and take control […]

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Memorial Oak Planted in Queen’s Memory

In order to create a lasting memorial to Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Berkhamsted School has planted an English oak tree in Tompkins Meadow. The tree’s presence will serve not only as a reminder of Her Late Majesty, but of the strength, longevity and stability that underpinned her reign; qualities symbolised by oak and […]

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Age UK Dacorum’s Slip into Slippers

Slip into Slippers is Age UK’s Autumn FUNdraising and Awareness Campaign where they are asking individuals, families, businesses, schools and clubs, to get involved by slipping into their slippers for a day, have some fun and possibly take some photos/videos and make a small donation to Age UK Dacorum. The chosen day for the Slipper-thon […]