Living Magazines Berkhamsted Circular Walk

Berkhamsted Heritage Open Days

You’ll be pleased to hear that the Heritage Open Days for 2020 are not dead and will be running in a reduced form and format from 11-20 September. And remember, all tours are free. The following require pre-booking: THE LOST WHARVES OF BERKHAMSTED: A guided tour of yesterday’s canal. Wednesday 16 September 10am PETER’S CHURCH […]

Living Magazines New special constables

Hertfordshire Constabulary welcomes seven new Special Constables

Seven new Special Constables were welcomed into Hertfordshire Constabulary during their Attestation Ceremony at Police Headquarters on Thursday 6 August. Special Constables have full police powers, uniform and protective equipment and work alongside the regular force. During 13 weeks of training, the new recruits learnt about basic law around theft, public order, assaults, traffic, powers […]

Living Magazines Copper House Sparkling National Prosecco day

National Prosecco Day 13 August

Copper House Bar & Brasserie in Berkhamsted have kindly sent us a couple of Prosecco cocktail recipes for you to try out in celebration of National Prosecco Day… Copper House Bar & Brasserie re-opened with a bang on Wednesday 29 July. Their entrance features a full floral arch to celebrate re-opening and bring the gorgeous high […]

Living Magazines Police car and e-scooters

Police issue warning over e-scooters

Police in Dacorum are cracking down on the illegal use of privately-owned electric or ‘e-scooters’ after a rise in reports across the borough. On Wednesday 5 August, officers from the Hemel Hempstead Central Safer Neighbourhood Team conducted a targeted operation in the town centre. They patrolled the Marlowes and the surrounding area, and spent time […]

Living Magazines Virtual wellness festival, Online yoga

Improve wellbeing with virtual wellness festival

Dacorum Borough Council’s Community Partnerships and Wellbeing Team – in partnership with Apex – will be holding a virtual wellness festival to celebrate Hertfordshire year of Culture and the opening of the Active Dacorum Hub. The virtual event on Sunday 23 August will showcase the new Active Dacorum Hub run by Apex, located at Cupid Green playing […]

Living Magazines Claire Hamilton, Chief Executive, Dacorum Borough Council

Dacorum appoints new Chief Executive

Dacorum Borough Council has announced the appointment of Claire Hamilton as its new Chief Executive. Claire will take up her role later this year. Current Chief Executive, Sally Marshall, will retire from her post at the end of October 2020, after 35 years of local government service. Sally originally joined Dacorum Borough Council in 2008 […]

Living Magazines electric umbrella

Dacorum Borough Council celebrates voluntary and community groups

Dacorum Borough Council has recognised the borough’s most inspirational community projects with its annual Community Grant awards. The annual awards evening could not take place this year due to social distancing, but the council has announced the winners and highly commended projects. Community grants are open to all not-for-profit organisations and are designed to support […]

Living Magazines Birchanger_cycle_path_0320_18

‘Get pedalling!’ says Highways England

Get pedalling! That’s the message from Highways England as Cycle to Work Day takes on a new meaning in 2020. With home working, staycations and local trips all being embraced following the easing of lockdown, cyclists are being encouraged to get on their bikes for any reason this year – not just a healthy commute. […]

Living Magazines DBC family and friends comp

What does family mean to you?

Dacorum Borough Council is celebrating ‘Family and Friends’ month this August with a unique competition that has been launched to mark Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020 (HYOC2020) and Herts Pride. They are asking people to describe their family and the winner will see their words literally come to life! Over the last 50 years, family […]

Living Magazines Yoga in Bucks County Museum Garden on Summer Programme launch Day

Perfect Launch Day for Bucks County Museum

It was smiles all round on 30 July at Bucks County Museum for its grand reopening after closing for lockdown back in March. They told us: We couldn’t have hoped for a more perfect start to our programme of summer events. We had wonderful sunshine, lovely locals visiting the garden for tea and cake, and […]

Living Magazines police car

Appeal for witnesses to assault in Berkhamsted

Detectives investigating an assault in Berkhamsted are appealing for witnesses and information. The incident occurred in the High Street, outside The Crown pub, sometime between 11.20pm and 11.40pm on Thursday 16 July. A physical altercation occurred, during which a man aged in his 20s suffered an injury to his ear which required hospital treatment. Detective […]