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Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Beth Scraggs

Sodastream by royal appointment

We are indebted to Beth Scraggs, who responded to the nostalgic feature on food and drink in the 1980s in our summer issue with a few treasured memories of her own. We’d sung the praises of Sodastream among other great names of yesteryear, but we’d got the decade wrong by a quarter of a century. […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Berkhamsted Aerial view

Living Magazines Afloat

Meet the team from Living Magazines enjoying a leisurely afternoon on the Wendover Arm Canal – part of the Grand Union Canal – with Kerrnal Cruisers, on this video from DeeTV, filmed in May 2016. Featuring: Paul Kerr of Kerrnal Cruisers Sandra Boothroyd-Todd of Living Magazines Ben Marston of Puddingstone Distillery Gary Stringer of Hemel Hempstead […]

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Tring leads in street parties

Tring GP Dr Rob Schafer with the support of Oakman Inns has launched www.ourstreetparty.org, to help people organise parties on their own streets. The Queen’s 90th birthday will provide a focus for party planners this summer. In Tring the 11 June will see a party starting at the Tring Farmers Market and finishing with a […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Oakman's Betsey Wynne

Oakman expands

Oakman Inns & Restaurants has added three new outlets to its portfolio: the Betsey Wynne in Swanbourne, a site in Amersham in a residential development in the town centre and former Lazy Cow premises in Solihull. Oakman Inns’ CEO and founder, Peter Borg-Neal, said: ‘The Betsey Wynne is a superb pub built in 2007 and […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines houses and investment

Why Buy-To-Let?

Any investment that promises a decent return is likely to be accompanied by some degree of risk. Property, especially in this part of the country, is arguably the safest option. Does that make buy-to-let the obvious choice for people with access to money or credit? If so, how do they get started? Context The proportion […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines patio picture spread

Get a Perfect Patio

With longer, warmer evenings, the next few months will mean more time spent in the garden. And if you want to sit and relax in style, you’ll need to give some thought to your patio. There are many things to consider when planning a patio, not least of which is where best to put it. […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Get ready for the beach

Hit the Beach!

The holiday season is upon us. With it comes the thought of the beach or the pool-side – but if that fills you with dread, never fear. We’ve asked local experts for diet and fitness tips as well as beauty advice to give you that beach-ready glow. Eating right If you only have a few […]

Living Magazines Weston Turville reservoir

Weston Turville Reservoir

The reservoir is about 0.5 miles south of Weston Turville on the lane towards Wendover. It was created in 1797/8 to compensate the mill-owners who were left high and dry when the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal took the water on which their machinery depended. As a practical proposition it had a limited […]

Tring Living Magazine The Greyhound Restaurant

The Greyhound in Wigginton

I’d been looking forward to sampling the culinary delights offered by Andy and Natilee at the Greyhound. It already has a great reputation in the area and has just been fully refurbished, inside and out, to an impressive standard. That impressive standard was certainly maintained when it came to the food. The main menu gives […]

Living Magazines Tour of Britan

Hemel greets Tour of Britain

Brandle first, Dowsett takes yellow jersey but Hemel Hempstead wins by a mile Hemel Hempstead enjoyed a day in the sun on Friday 12 September when stage 6 of the Tour of Britain reached a thrilling climax in Gadebridge Park. The longest stage of this year’s Tour reached the finishing line at about 3.30pm but […]

Tring Living Magazine Tring 700: Scene-setting

Tring 700 Scene-setting

(Many thanks to Stephan Lorenz for permission to use his outstanding artwork. You can see more of Stephan’s work at his website) 2015 marks the 700th anniversary of Tring as a market town. King Edward II, an ambiguous figure in every other respect, did the right thing by Tring with this valuable coming-of-age token on […]

Living Magazine Sally Hunter, Humprey's corner, stag, art,

Hemel Hempstead featured artist

Many thanks to local artist Sally Hunter for her fantastic stag featured on the front cover of Hemel Hempstead Living autumn 2014. See Sally’s limited edition prints at: click here! Sally is also the creator of Humphrey’s Corner click here!