Living Magazines Stay Safe with Thomas book

Thomas to the Rescue

Network Rail has teamed up with Thomas the Tank Engine to help educate children about railway safety. The ‘Stay Safe with Thomas’ book sees the mischievous Thomas misbehaving on the railway – putting both himself and his friends in danger. Thomas learns valuable lessons on the dangers of not stopping at a level crossing when […]

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Hearts Commemorate End of WW1

Bucks County Museum is marking the end of WW1 with an exhibition of embroidered hearts and a talk on the representation of women in the war. The Embroiderers’ Guild invited their members to take part in the commemoration of the ending of WW1 by stitching an original design on a fabric heart. The designs could […]

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Smart Home Technology

Kitchen manufacturer, Optiplan Kitchens, is opening its doors to a new ‘Smart Home’ kitchen showroom in Hemel Hempstead. Locals are invited to the special launch event, which is taking place on Saturday 27th October, to discover the latest capabilities in Smart Home technology. The launch event, which is running in partnership with Bosch, is a […]

Living Magazines Lollipop ladies and men

Stop for the Lollipop

Lollipop ladies and men are appealing to road users to obey the law when they step into the road in their ‘Stop Means Stop’ campaign running until the end of this week. School Crossing Patrols sometimes fear for their safety as busy motorists continue driving rather than applying their brakes for the lollipop person. Around […]

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End the Consumption of Dog Meat in the UK

Local MP Sir Mike Penning attended the World Dog Alliance’s (WDA) launch of its campaign to ban the consumption of dog meat in the UK at the Houses of Parliament last week. Currently, the sale of dog meat and the slaughter of dogs in abattoirs is illegal in th UK, but there is no law […]

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Investment in Tring Leisure Centre

In August 2018 Dacorum Borough Council started its £1.8m investment project into the refurbishment of Tring Leisure Centre. The plans include the refurbishment of the reception area, staff rooms, two main changing rooms, disabled changing room, viewing gallery and first aid room. The refurbishment includes significant mechanical and engineering works and replacement of major plant […]

Living Magazine Roadworks

Planned Roadworks in the East of England week commencing 22 October

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 19 October but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. M1 junction 6 Bricket Wood to junction 5 Watford, Hertfordshire: surfacing Work to improve journeys by surfacing the carriageway will continue […]

Living Magazines Hedgehogs and Bonfires

Look out for the Hedgehogs

With bonfire night and Halloween fast approaching, the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) is urging people to build bonfires on the day they are to be lit to save hedgehogs and other wildlife from appalling suffering. This will not only save wildlife from burning to death but will also stop the bonfire from getting soaked […]

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Topping Out Celebration at Tring Park School

Tring Park School’s smart new £5.9 million boarding house and teaching facility has reached an important milestone that was celebrated with a traditional ‘topping out’ ceremony – held when the full height of a new building is reached, and the framework is completed. Construction firm Stepnell was joined by the school’s staff and head boy […]

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Invitation for Bovingdon Residents

Bovingdon Parish Council has applied to Dacorum Borough Council to write a neighbourhood plan for the parish, outlining where future development could take place. Dacorum Borough Council is inviting residents to have their say on the plan. Preparing a neighbourhood development plan means Bovingdon residents will have the opportunity to shape and define how their […]

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Subsidised Training in Hemel Hempstead

Did you know that Dacorum Borough Council offers subsidised training to local employers looking to upskill their staff? This term’s schedule is now underway with a diverse range of topics including Leadership and Management, Word, Excel, Marketing, Social Media and Finance. All courses are held at Maylands Business Centre and are run by professional trainers. […]

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Afternoon Tea for DENS

On Saturday 29th September, Aitchisons Estate Agents hosted an afternoon of tea, cake and live music at Leverstock Green Cricket Club. The event, which was the third of its kind put on by Aitchisons and the cricket club, raised over £600 for local homeless charity DENS through ticket sales and a highly popular raffle. Food […]