Living Magazine Roadworks

Planned Roadworks in the East of England week commencing 3 September

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 31 August but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. M1 northbound, junctions 11A to 13: technology maintenance Work to maintain technology assets on the M1 northbound between junctions 11A and […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Ashlyns

Commemorating 100 Years

It’s 100 years since the end of the First World War, and celebrations are taking place all over the UK to honour the dead and those who fought for their country. And Berkhamsted is certainly doing its bit. As well as a service at St Peter’s on Sunday 11 November, Berkhamsted Local History and Museum […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Drift Shifting

British Drift Shifting Champ

If you don’t know what drift shifting is, you’re missing a treat. In a nutshell, it’s manoeuvring round features on a track at speed to demonstrate skill, precision and speed. And this year, British Drift Champion and Berkhamsted boy Matt Carter represented the UK, taking on the two world leaders in an exhilarating race through […]

Living Magazines Canal Fields

Parks Are The Winners!

We’ve always known we have some lovely parks – and now it’s official! Dacorum Borough Council was recently awarded five Green Flag awards for its parks and open spaces, including Berkhamsted’s Canal Fields, which has held the award since 2008, and Tring’s Memorial Garden. Hemel’s Water Gardens also received the award for the very first […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Evan and Clare Ball

Rays Of Sunshine

A national charity became a real Ray of Sunshine for one Berkhamsted boy. Evan Ball, 12, who was diagnosed with a rare blood disease in 2016, had his wish of going to Disney World granted by Rays of Sunshine, an award-winning children’s charity that aims to brighten the lives of children living with serious or […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Waterways Experiences volunteers

Royal Award For Volunteers

Waterways Experiences of Hemel Hempstead has been granted The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for its work introducing the disadvantaged to the joys of boating on the Grand Union Canal. The group were nominated by Cllr Bob Mclean, Mayor of Dacorum, who said: ‘I first visited Waterways Experiences during our Deputy Mayoral year 2015/2016, as […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Raphael Wallfisch and John York

A Musical Birthday Party

Berkhamsted Music’s new season opens on 6 October with Raphael Wallfisch and John York’s celebration of 35 years of their collaboration. They will play some of their favourite sonatas by Schubert, Brahms and Franck. Raphael is one of the most celebrated cellists performing on the international stage. He was born in London into a family […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Nica Rothschild

A Night Of Jazz At The Museum

Nica Rothschild, known as The Jazz Baroness, spent part of her early life at Tring Mansion. To celebrate her remarkable story and her 35 years as friend and patron of jazz musicians in New York, the Tring Local History Society is holding a jazz concert at Hastoe Village Hall on Saturday 22 September at 7.30pm. […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines 20mph sign

20mph Zone For Berko?

Plans are afoot for a 20mph zone in parts of Berkhamsted, from Bank Mill Lane to Mill Street, taking in Ellesmere Road, and Ravens Lane. The plan was subject to a public consultation in June, and is currently under discussion by Hertfordshire County Council. ‘If they decide there’s enough support for it, it will go […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Walk the MS Mile volunteers

Walk A Mile, Make Someone Smile

Walking a short distance may seem easy to most people, but for those with multiple sclerosis (MS) it can be a real challenge. Despite this, members of the Chilterns MS Centre will be walking a mile through Aylesbury town centre on 22 September and they would love people to join them. This local charity offers […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Berkhamsted FC

Football Row

The row between Berkhamsted Football Club and Berkhamsted Raiders Community Club seems to be showing no sign of abating. Earlier this year, Berkhamsted Raiders drew up detailed proposals with the aim of transforming the club into a brand new Berkhamsted Community Stadium. Berkhamsted Football Club were not happy about the proposals. Keith Pollard, Chairman of […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Swan Youth Centre

Swan Seeks Backers

A resource that’s vital to Berkhamsted’s future generations – the Swan Youth Centre (SYC) – is struggling for funds, and it needs the town to be more involved. The Swan has lost almost 50% of its funding in recent years and it needs about £45,000 just to maintain the facilities and activity programmes it offers. […]