Living Magazines Bricklayer's Arms Hemel Hempstead

Bricklayer’s Arms Wins County Dining Pub of the Year

The accolades keep coming for the Bricklayer’s Arms in Hemel Hempstead. Fresh from the success of making it into the AA’s Pub Guide 2020, readers of the Good Pub Guide have named it as the one that stands out from the crowd in the whole of Hertfordshire. The Good Pub Guide is the foremost of […]

Living Magazines Survey Results

The results of our survey are in – and it’s safe to say we’re thrilled with them! We had many replies, so first we want to say a big thank you to those who took the time to complete the survey either by post, email or on the website. Your responses mean a lot and […]

Living Magazines Chilterns NHM Tring

Celebrate the Heritage of the Chilterns

As we previously reported, by popular demand, The Chilterns Heritage Festival is returning for its second year. From 21 September until 6 October, there will be a series of exciting events across the region, designed to celebrate the diverse heritage of the Chilterns. Including exclusive visits to iconic Chiltern houses, historical open days, heritage walks […]

Living Magazines Panto Volunteers

Panto 2019 Needs Volunteer Costumiers

Did you think Pantomime was all about singing, dancing and rhyming? In order for the magic to happen on stage it needs to happen off stage first. This year’s HHTheatreCo Pantomime, Mother Goose, has a very talented Wardrobe Mistress who has taken on the task of costuming over twenty five cast members but she cannot […]

Living Magazines Tring Hockey Club Centenary

Tring Hockey Club Centenary Ball

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Tring Hockey Club, and while sticks might have changed and rules might be a bit different, the ethos of the club remains the same – to provide a friendly, family-oriented club open to all. ‘Formed after World War 1, hockey started to be played on the outfield of […]

Living Magazines gas supply upgrade Tring High Street

Tring Gas Works are Almost Over

The gas works, which have caused so much upheaval since May, will finally be coming to an end this autumn. The final phase is due to start on Monday 9 September and will see the closure of the High Street from the junction with Akeman Street/Frogmore Lane, to the roundabout at Christchurch Lane/Western Road. The […]

Living Magazines Springwell Vets new premises

New Premises for Springwell

Springwell Vets has opened the doors of its long-awaited new premises at Dunsley Orchard – and owner Patrick and the team are delighted! ‘The architectural design isn’t very orthodox for a vets’,’ said Patrick, ‘but it’s far more fun, and provides a light and spacious environment, which is exactly what we asked the architect to […]

Tring Living Magazine 20mph zone

20mph Zone Delayed

After the chaos of the high street gas work closures, you’d be forgiven for not having noticed that work on the 20mph zone on Christchurch Road has been delayed – much to the frustration of Tring councillor Nick Hollinghurst. After five years of fighting for the 20mph zone, work began earlier this summer, only to […]

Living Magazines Big Painting Challenge participants

Big Painting Challenge

Dacorum Borough Council’s Big Painting Challenge was held on Monday 2 September in the Jellicoe Water Gardens, Hemel Hempstead. The event was open to amateur artists who had some experience. The eight participants were supported by a professional art tutor Niki Bell. Their challenge was to capture the spirit of Susan Jellicoe’s colourful planting scheme […]

Living Magazines OWL Card Minders

Pick up Your Card Protector Now

After a long time in the planning, the Tring Neighbourhood Watch card protector is finally available to buy! ‘Most credit and debit cards have a built-in contactless payment technology called RFID, where physical contact with your card is not required to take a payment and can be scanned from a few centimetres away by anyone,’ […]