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Images Released Following Robbery in Berkhamsted

Detectives are releasing images of two people they would like to identify as part of ongoing enquiries into a business robbery in Berkhamsted. The incident occurred at VAH DIY Supplies in the High Street, at around 10am on Saturday 1 June. It was reported that attempts were made to steal several items from the store […]

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Liberal Democrats win Harpenden & Berkhamsted

Liberal Democrat Victoria Collins has been elected as the first MP for the newly created constituency of Harpenden and Berkhamsted, which includes Tring. Victoria Collins was elected with 27,282 votes (50.2% of the vote) beating the Conservative candidate by 10,708 votes. The Liberal Democrats are celebrating a historic double win in Hertfordshire with the re-election […]

Wendover to Halton towpath. The ribbon is cut by Robbie Cumming

TV Personality Robbie Cumming Formally Opens Towpath

A host of walkers, cyclists, canoeists and schoolchildren joined in the celebration at the official opening of the Wendover to Halton towpath upgrade, with TV presenter and Wendover Canal Trust (WCT) patron Robbie Cumming cutting the ribbon. The event, held at Walnut Tree Meadow, Wendover, attracted large crowds, with 220 schoolchildren from John Colet walking […]

Herts Summer Reading Challenge 2024

Over 20,000 Children to Get Creative for Summer Reading Challenge

This summer, children can visit their local Hertfordshire Library, run and funded by Hertfordshire County Council, to join the Marvellous Makers Summer Reading Challenge, firing up their imaginations through the power of reading and creative expression. In partnership with The Reading Agency and Create, a leading arts charity, this year’s Challenge celebrates children’s creativity and […]

Wartime evacuee babies at Ashridge House

Wartime Evacuee Babies Reunite at Historic Hospital

The historic Ashridge House hosted a heartwarming and memorable garden party to reunite the ‘Ashridge babies’ – the individuals born in the temporary maternity ward at Ashridge House during World War II. This unique event brought together a generation of nearly 100 wartime babies to share stories and preserve their shared legacy. During WWII, Ashridge […]

Run and play at a National Trust place near you this summer (credit) National Trust Images John Millar

National Trust Summer of Play

Enjoy fun-filled family days out and exciting adventures this summer with the National Trust’s Summer of Play, sponsored by Starling Bank. With different activities at each location, there’s something new to discover and enjoy at every National Trust place you visit throughout the school holidays. Try your hand at archery, athletics, croquet, tennis and cricket. […]

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Berkhamsted FC Announces New Supporters Association

Berkhamsted FC has announced the formation of The Berkhamsted FC Supporters’ Association, a new group that will bring the club and its fans closer together and give a say on club matters to the people who matter most. Founded by four lifelong fans, and closely aligned to the club’s board and ownership, the Supporters Association […]

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CPRE Hertfordshire Calls for Action on Sewerage Infrastructure

CPRE Hertfordshire has called for local planning authorities to use ‘pre-commencement’ planning conditions to prevent development from taking place until sufficient sewerage provision has been made as sewage pollution of our waterways reaches crisis point. According to the government’s sewage spill data for 2023, there were over 800 spills in Hertfordshire last year resulting in […]

Keech Hospice Care Short Tail Trail

Keech Hospice Care’s Short Tail Trail is Almost Here

90 brightly coloured and beautifully painted hare and tortoise sculptures are patiently awaiting their big unveiling on Saturday 6 July when Keech Hospice Care’s Short Tail Trail officially begins. The trail will be installed and on display for 10 weeks in Luton town centre, Wardown Park and Stockwood Park, offering Luton residents and visitors an […]

Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity Midnight Walk 2024

Hospice Charity’s Midnight Walk a Great Success

Over 400 people wore bright colours and flashing lights as they walked around the streets of Aylesbury last Saturday in aid of Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity’s popular event, Midnight Walk. It was either a 5- or 10-mile walk both starting and finishing at Roman Park Hall. There was a great party atmosphere beforehand and then participants […]

Carrie Hope Fletcher as Calamity Jane

Carrie Hope Fletcher to star in Calamity Jane at Aylesbury

The whip crackin’ musical comedy classic, Calamity Jane, is opening at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre on Tue 14 Jan running until Sat 18 Jan 2025. Marking 10 years since the show last hit the road, Jamie Wilson Productions is delighted to announce the revival of The Watermill Theatre’s production, reuniting the previous creative team with Direction by […]

Chilterns Neuro Centre Stocks Golf Day 2024

Charity Golf Day Drives in Extra Funding for Chilterns Neuro Centre

Near perfect weather conditions and a pristine green made for a great day of sportsmanship and friendly competition for golf enthusiasts at the Chilterns Neuro Centre’s Charity Golf Day at the exclusive Stocks Golf Club, held on 7 June, raising over £13,000 for the charity. The event brought together golfers, sponsors and volunteers to raise […]