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Chief Executive of Local Health Services Confirmed

An experienced leader has been appointed to run the new NHS Hertfordshire and West Essex Integrated Care Board. The appointment of Dr Jane Halpin has been announced. A qualified Public Health doctor, with over 25 years’ experience in the NHS in the area, Dr Halpin has worked as a Medical Director, Primary Care Trust Chief […]

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DENS Supporters Brave a Freezing Sleepout

On Friday 26 November, 100 people braved the freezing temperatures spending the night on cardboard in the grounds of The Hemel Hempstead School for the long-awaited return of DENS’ Sponsored Sleepout. Friends, families, colleagues and community groups from across Dacorum gathered at the event, swapping their cosy bed for a sleeping bag in support of […]

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Tring Brewery Beer Cured Charcuterie Collaboration

Tring Brewery are thrilled to showcase their brand-new Death or Glory Chompers – artisanal charcuterie snacks cured with their award-winning Death or Glory Ale. The Chompers have been crafted by Chiltern Charcuterie, independent Hertfordshire artisans who cure meats to be sold in the home-counties, London and beyond. Chiltern Charcuterie have blended garlic, ginger and spices […]

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New COVID-19 restrictions

The Government announced new restrictions this week after the discovery of a new variant of COVD-19, named Omicron. You should follow the new rules with immediate effect: You must wear a face covering in shops (including hairdressers and food takeaways) and on public transport, unless exempt All contacts of suspected Omicron cases must self-isolate for […]

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Did you Witness Altercation in Bovingdon?

Police investigating an incident in Bovingdon are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The incident occurred at Bovingdon Market, at around midday on Saturday 20 November. It was reported that an altercation occurred between a group of males and females, who are believed to be known to each other. Investigator Deborah Newsham, from the Dacorum […]

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Pitstone Green Museum

Looking for a fun and informative day out for the whole family? Nestled in the shadow of Ivinghoe Beacon, lies a hidden gem of an attraction just waiting to be explored. The old Victorian Pitstone Green Farm which fell out of use as a working farm in the early 1970s, is now being run as […]

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Christmas Posting Dates

Here are the latest recommended posting dates for the UK to ensure your letters and parcels arrive with your friends  and family safely – and in time for Christmas! For international delivery dates, visit royalmail.com/greetings: Saturday 18 December 2nd Class, 2nd Class Signed For, Royal Mail 48® Tuesday 21 December 1st Class, 1st Class Signed […]

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Everyone has the Right to Feel Safe this Festive Season

Hertfordshire Constabulary has launched its annual campaign to help keep people safe while out and about over the festive season. Traditionally, the Christmas and new year period is celebrated with more people heading out to parties, bars and other events. The force takes this opportunity to run its Operation Advisory education campaign reminding people that […]

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Crossword Clues Correction

Apologies to our crossword fans, who were missing the last few clues in our Twelve Ways of Christmas crossword in the Winter issue of the magazines. Please find the full list of clues below – and happy puzzling! Answers to 12 clues are the gifts in the famous festive song, but with different beginnings (e.g. […]

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Response to proposed Marshcroft Development from Chiltern Society

Thank you very much to Tom Beeston, Chief Officer at the Chiltern Society, for supplying his thoughts and response to a letter received from Harrow Estates, part of Redrow Group. Further details and information on the meetings can be found here in an update from Chiltern Countryside Group Dear Scott, First thank you for holding […]

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Important Info for All who Live in Dacorum

Thank you to the Chiltern Countryside Group for supplying this important information on a newly proposed development called ‘Marshcroft’. You can also view the response to the proposed development from the Chiltern Society. As many of you will be aware, Dacorum Borough Council (which covers Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring and villages) is currently working on […]

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Switch the Salt and Reduce your Risk of Stroke

In Hertfordshire, almost 163,500 adults have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. And for every ten people diagnosed with high blood pressure, seven remain undiagnosed and untreated. That’s extremely worrying to charity the Stroke Association as high blood pressure is one of the leading causes of stroke. One of the ways to reduce blood pressure is to […]