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Living Magazines Berkhamsted High Street

#BestShopWindowUK

Those nice people at SaveTheHighStreet.org have just launched a competition to find and reward Britain’s Best Shop Window in order to celebrate and champion the independent high street businesses across the United Kingdom who go the extra mile with their shop window displays. 79% of Local Businesses when recently surveyed said that investing in their […]

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Did our leaders acquiesce to foreign rule in 1066?

1066 has become topical again recently with MP Boris Johnson drawing parallels between the Norman Conquest and the Prime Minister’s Brexit proposals. The ex-foreign secretary claimed that, under Mrs May’s Chequers Proposal on Brexit, “for the first time since 1066, our leaders were deliberately acquiescing in foreign rule”. English leaders submitted to Duke William at Berkhamsted in […]

Tring Living Magazine Penny Hearn at the loneliness launch

Tring Loneliness and Social Exclusion Initiative

Over 50 people attended the introductory meeting to tackle loneliness and isolation in Tring, Hertfordshire, on Wednesday 12 September at the High Street Baptist Church – with representation from various Tring and Dacorum organisations, plus interested individuals. Talks were given by LinkingLives.uk, High Street Baptist Church, Hector’s House and Home-Start Herts. As a result of […]

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Outrage over Proposed Tree Felling in Berkhamsted

A petition has been launched to save three ancient trees from being chopped down to make way for a temporary car park. Nearly 3,000 people have signed a petition to keep bulldozers from the trees in The Moor, Berkhamsted. Dacorum Borough Council granted consent for the temporary car park while a multi-storey car park is […]

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BBOWT Challenges the Department of Transport

Recently, Berks Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) and the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust (BCNWT) have initiated a challenge to the process whereby Highways England and the Department for Transport selected ‘Corridor B’ for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway and associated ‘Growth Corridor’ which could include up to one million […]

Living Magazines Breast Cancer Awareness Week Wear it Pink

Think Pink This October

One in eight women will get the news that they have breast cancer – sadly it’s still the UK’s most common form of cancer. Each year 11,500 women and 80 men lose their lives to the disease. Which is why UK charity Breast Cancer Now is calling for everyone to take part in raising funds […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine First Mummies Club

First Mummies’ Club

Thanks to Lisa Timms for sending us this information… First Mummies’ Club is an evening arts and crafts group for Mums with a big focus on relaxing through creativity. Indulging in something creative has been proven to boost mood and calm a busy mind. The sessions aren’t just about the ‘doing’. I have candles, burn […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Toby and Sarah Murray of Beechwood Fine Foods

Dacorum Business Heroes Awards

The Dacorum Business Heroes Awards was instituted this year to recognise businesses who go above and beyond to give something back to our community. You may have seen the article in our Autumn issue on Toby and Sarah Murray of Beechwood Fine Foods in Tring, pictured, who were thrilled to win the inaugural Retail Hero […]

Living Magazines National Recycle Week

Recycle Week 24-30 September 2018

The 15th annual National Recycling week is underway (24 to 30 September) and this year’s theme is ‘We do, because it matters’. The Blue Planet effect has been a major catalyst in reducing unnecessary plastic, and this year people have been motivated to care about the environment in a way they never have before. Dacorum […]

Living Magazines Dacorum Schools Careers Fair

Dacorum Schools Careers Fair

If you are looking for new talent for your business, you might want to consider booking a stand at the Dacorum Schools Career Fair which is being held at Shendish  Manor, Hemel Hempstead on Wednesday 24th October. Over 1000 students from years 11 and 12 (ages 15-17) from nine mainstream schools and four special schools across Dacorum […]

Living Magazine Roadworks

Planned Roadworks in the East of England week commencing 24 September

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 21 September but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. M1 junctions 6a to 7: gantry re-cabling Work continues here on replacing gantry electric cables. There will be carriageway closures overnight […]

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National Recycle Week

Now in its 15th year, National Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, organised by WRAP (The Waste and Resources Action Programme) under the Recycle Now brand. The aim of the week is to encourage the public to recycle more, by demonstrating the benefits of recycling items from all around the home. This year’s theme […]