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Openreach engineer in rural location

Full Fibre Heading to More Properties in Berkhamsted and Tring

Full Fibre is heading to 20,000 additional homes and businesses – including in Berkhamsted, Much Hadham and Tring. Openreach has announced that it is upgrading a further 20 towns and villages in Hertfordshire as part of its commercial investment in digital infrastructure across the UK. Residents living in Berkhamsted, Much Hadham, Tring and 17 other […]

Trend Radio poster

Radio is Right on Trend

Tring Radio has had a makeover and is now ‘Trend’ Radio. The new station will launch in June. The new-look station will cover Herts, Bucks and Beds. The station, which has its own studio and is run by more than 40 volunteers had, organisers say, outgrown the Tring Radio name. Trend Radio will transmit across […]

Living Magazines Tring Park Boys Open Days

Boys’ Day of Dance Workshop at Tring Park School

30 years on from when the school first opened its doors to male students, Tring Park School for the Performing Arts is hosting a one-day Boys’ Day of Dance workshop on 1 June 2024. This day is for all aspiring male-identifying performers aged 8 to 16 years. Participants will experience an exhilarating day, with the opportunity […]

Tring textile and clothes bank

New Life for Ruined and Worn out Textiles

The Salvation Army is known for its longstanding commitment to reuse and recycling. To tackle the problem of unwearable clothing and household linens which cannot be reused, Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL), the trading arm of the charity, is running a regional trial in partnership with Tesco which aims to encourage customers to donate […]

Monty Don with Sunnyside tools in Chelsea show garden

Herts Charity Involved in Chelsea Gold Medal Garden

A selection of Sunnyside Rural Trust (SRT)’s beautiful hand-refurbished tools were displayed as part of decorated garden designer, Tom Stuart-Smith’s gold medal-winning 2024 National Garden Scheme (NGS) Chelsea show garden. The freshly-waxed and polished wooden handled hoes, spades, forks, hand tools and shears had been reconditioned by SRT employee, Lewis Sinfield, along with a team […]

Hertfordshire Music Service appointed to lead Hertfordshire Music Hub

Hertfordshire Music Service appointed to lead Hertfordshire Music Hub

Hertfordshire Music Service, a part of Hertfordshire County Council, has been appointed by Arts Council England to lead the Hertfordshire Music Hub from September 2024, as part of an ambitious national programme to provide high-quality music education for all children and young people. As the new Hub Lead Organisation for the Hertfordshire region, Hertfordshire Music […]

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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? Mia and Jasper Meet Mia and Jasper, 3-year-old bonded brother and sister in search of their forever home. Mia is a social butterfly who loves human interaction. She is affectionate, enjoys strokes; […]

Living Magazines Tring Farmers market

Market Celebrates 25th Year in Tring

It’s 25 years since Tring Farmers Market opened, on 29 May 1999. The event was officially opened by John Craven (Newsround, Countryfile) with a pair of sheep shears (which had been used on a sheep the evening before!). The first farmers market to open in Hertfordshire, and one of the first in the country, the […]

Living Magazines Police traffic car

Witnesses Sought Following Vehicle Crime in Tring

Police investigating two reports of vehicle crime in Tring are appealing for witnesses and information as part of their ongoing enquiries. On Thursday 16 May, two vehicles were targeted while parked along Beggars Lane, near the junction with Station Road. It was reported that the window of a brown Honda Jazz was smashed, with damage […]

Living Magazines Police Appeal

Fatal Collision in Bovingdon

Police are appealing for witnesses, information and dash cam footage following a fatal road traffic collision in Bovingdon on Friday 24 May. The collision occurred on Bovingdon Green at around 11am. A white Ford Transit collided with a pedal cycle. The cyclist, a man in his 60’s, sadly died at the scene. His next of […]

Herts Sustainable Families Recycling & Waste Management Award

Herts Sustainable Families Highly Commended

WasteAware’s Herts Sustainable Families discount scheme, offered as part of the county’s Waste Partnership has been highly-commended in the Best Local Authority Recycling Initiative category at the prestigious Awards for Excellence in Recycling & Waste Management. The Awards for Excellence in Recycling & Waste Management celebrate outstanding achievements and innovative initiatives in the field of […]

Dacorum compost giveaway event

Gardeners Snap up Free Compost and Wildflower Seeds

Ten tonnes of peat-free compost was shared between more than 250 households as Dacorum Borough Council marked International Compost Awareness Week. The Council invited residents to collect free bags of compost from Cupid Green Depot on Saturday 18 May and on the day more than 500 bags were given away to keen gardeners. The compost, […]