Herts Visual Arts Open Studios is Back

Herts Visual Arts is bringing artists, artisans and art lovers together for inspiration and discovery. Running from 9 September to 1 October, Herts Open Studios is a popular and well-established part of the annual art calendar. Visitors can enjoy everything from classical to contemporary, decorative to functional, figurative to abstract, wall-hung to 3D art. This […]

Living Magazines Cannabis Factory in Bovingdon

Could a Dangerous Cannabis Factory be Hiding in your Street?

Hertfordshire Constabulary is launching a campaign to raise awareness and encourage the reporting of suspected cannabis factories located within residential areas. In June a national operation targeting cannabis cultivation going on within communities, resulted in 27 people being arrested and more than 3,200 cannabis plants being seized. During 2023 more than 20 large scale cannabis […]

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Cats in Need of Homes

These beautiful cats are currently with Cats Protection Hemel Hempstead & Berkhamsted Branch – can you offer any of them a forever home? Ginge Ginge is now looking for his new forever home due to changes in his owner’s circumstances. He is a bit nervous of meeting new people and needs some time to gain […]

John Sayer Almshouses Berkhamsted

John Sayer Almshouses Open Day

Ever passed the almshouses on Berkhamsted High Street and wondered what lay behind the front door? Well, now’s your chance… The John Sayer Almshouses are on the corner of the High Street and Cowper Road in Berkhamsted. Berkhamsted residents will have walked past them many times but may not know much about them. Now is […]

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Authors Take Centre Stage

The Tring Book Festival, organised by the team at Our Bookshop on the High Street, will run from Friday 3 to Sunday 12 November and will once again feature an extraordinary array of top writers. The Poet Laureate Simon Armitage leads the line-up representing ‘the spoken word’. Joining him is the BAFTA-nominated, award-winning writer and […]

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Nadine Running in Berlin

Nadine Brower, a model and mum of two from Tring, will be taking part in this year’s BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday 24 September. She is aiming to complete a six-star award with Abbott World Majors. The Abbott World Marathon Majors is six of the most renowned marathons in the world. They are, London, Berlin, […]

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How New Technology is Tackling Business Crime in Hertfordshire

The ways in which new technology can be used to tackle crime have been explained to local businesses. Hertfordshire’s Independent Business Advisory Group (IBAG) ran a free online event to show firms how to use equipment to protect themselves, and how the police are implementing high-tech crime fighting techniques. Topics covered included the use of […]

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Record Roadkill Sightings this Autumn

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species is calling for volunteers to record any sightings of roadkill via a free app, in a bid to aid wildlife conservation. From late August onwards, families, friends or colleagues travelling by road across England, Scotland and Wales can take part by simply downloading PTES’ free Mammals on Roads […]

Living Magazines Herts Secondary school places 2024

Secondary School Applications for September 2024 Open

The new school year may just be about to start but it’s already time for parents and carers in Hertfordshire to start planning for next year as the application process for transfer to secondary schools opens today (Friday 1 September). If your child starts secondary, upper or university technical college next year, make sure you […]

Living Magazines Hertfordshire ULEZ Charges

MPs Back County Council Opposition to ULEZ

Hertfordshire’s ten Conservative MPs have unanimously backed County Council Leader Richard Roberts’ opposition to Khan’s ULEZ expansion and to any ULEZ infrastructure being installed in the county. Hemel Hempstead MP Sir Mike Penning said: ‘Sadiq Khan’s ULEZ expansion has a disproportionate impact on small businesses and working people from Hertfordshire who travel regularly to outer […]

Living Magazines Police Appeal

Information Sought Following Assault in Berkhamsted

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following an assault in Berkhamsted. The incident occurred in Berkhamsted High Street at around 3pm on Wednesday 30 August. An 18-year-old woman has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to a 29-year-old man. The victim has been transferred to hospital with a facial injury, […]