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Roy Chapman team on forecourt

Motoring Through 50 Years

The Roy Chapman garage, which began life in Berkhamsted, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The company moved to Western Road, Tring, in 2017, where it has built up a large following of old and new customers with its All Makes servicing, MOT, and repair centre. Roy Chapman told Berkhamsted Living: ‘My wife Anne and I […]

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All the Fun of the Carnival

Join Tring Together and Tring Brewery for 4 days of Carnival fun from 27 June through to 30 June at the Tring Brewery Marquee on Pound Meadow. Thursday 27 June Thursday night is Tring Together’s fun Quiz Night with the not to be missed Rock n Roll Bingo. Tickets sell fast for this fantastic event […]

Angie Ridgwell new Chief Executive of Hertfordshire County Council

New Chief Executive for Hertfordshire County Council

Angie Ridgwell has been selected to be appointed as the new Chief Executive of Hertfordshire County Council (HCC). This recommendation was made by the council’s cross-party Employment Committee and will now be put forward to Full Council at its meeting on 25 June 2024 for approval. It follows an extensive recruitment and selection process to […]

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Stay Safe and Drink Responsibly During UEFA Euro 2024™

With the UEFA Euro 2024™ football tournament starting on Friday 14 June in Germany, Hertfordshire Constabulary is urging supporters to enjoy the tournament safely and responsibly, whether that is at home with family and friends, in one of the many venues showing the games across the county or in Germany itself. England’s first match during […]

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The 50plus Launches Referral Initiative

Buckinghamshire business, The 50plus, which specialises in a range of home and commercial repair and independence at-home services, announces the launch of its referral initiative. The 50plus invites local businesses in the Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, and Oxfordshire areas to join forces in a mutually beneficial partnership. By partnering with The 50plus, local organisations can tap into […]

Dacorum clothes swap

Summer Clothes Swap

Want to find your new summer outfit? Then make sure to go along to Dacorum Borough Council’s summer clothes swap on 15 June 2024, during Great Big Green Week – a nationwide celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. The clothes swap event, which is being supported by Berkhamsted Town Council […]

Diabetes Video Monir Ali behind the scenes

New Videos Help People Take Control of Their Type 2 Diabetes

This week is Diabetes Week (10-16 June), ahead of which a series of six short videos produced and presented by Hertfordshire-based lifestyle coach Monir Ali was released. Monir, who himself has type 2 diabetes, aims to inspire people to turn their type 2 diabetes around. The films, available in English and with subtitles in Bengali, […]

England Dave

From Qatar to Berkhamsted – A World Cup Tale

During the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the England football team found an unexpected mascot: a stray cat they named Dave. Among the team’s players and staff, John Stones and Kyle Walker were especially fond of the feline. The team’s affection for Dave grew so much that they decided to bring him back to the […]

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History Society Wants your Memories

Berkhamsted History Society will be celebrating its 75th anniversary next year, and would now like to build for the future a collection of more recent memories from the 20th and 21st centuries. Society members would love to hear from anyone who has memories of being in Berkhamsted during the past 75 years or longer, or […]

The Bridgewater Monument at Ashridge Estate

National Trust Vision for Ashridge Estate

Significant increase in visitor numbers in recent years is causing wide-spread damage to the Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Plans have been unveiled as part of the long-term strategy to help secure the future of the protected landscape Proposals include creating three new visitor hubs and an interim car park to reverse the damage caused […]

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Lidl Appeals Against Planning Refusal

Discount supermarket Lidl has lodged an appeal against the rejection of its application to build a store on land at Icknield Way and Sears Drive. The application was refused by Dacorum Borough Council last September, with Tring Council adding its voice to the refusal with concerns including unsuitable access on a shared residential road, increased […]