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New Reusable Nappy Scheme for Dacorum Residents

It is estimated that the average child will wear 4,000 disposable nappies from birth until they are potty trained. With around 4,846 children wearing nappies in Dacorum at any one time, this means a huge amount of waste is being sent to landfill and energy from waste facilities. To reduce waste, Dacorum is supporting Hertfordshire’s […]

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Roadmap out of Lockdown

From Monday 12 April 2021, restrictions will be eased. From this date: Gyms can reopen – the gyms at Berkhamsted, Hemel and Tring Leisure Centres will open Outdoor attractions, libraries and community centres can open Non-essential retail, hairdressers, barbers and other personal services can open Pubs, cafes and restaurants can open to serve customers outside […]

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NOT The Midnight Walk Returns for 2021

The best reason to get up early! Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity is asking everyone to set their alarm clocks for 5am on Saturday 10 July and join hundreds of others (virtually) for a dawn walk to raise crucial funds to support the Hospice. ‘Whilst we are disappointed not to be able to go ahead with […]

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Restarting Events Latest Guidance

The latest guidance has been published designed to assist local authorities in ensuring that events are able to go ahead safely and in accordance with what is permitted at each step of the UK Government’s roadmap out of lockdown. Key information is mentioned below for each step. If you have any further queries or issues, […]

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Easter Rail Upgrades Complete

Network Rail has completed a range of essential upgrades to the railway between Euston, the Midlands, North West and Scotland over Easter. Between Friday 2 and Tuesday 6 April, teams carried out vital work on the railway to improve passenger and freight services on the West Coast main line – the Backbone of Britain. The […]

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Age UK Dacorum’s Bereavement & Covid-19 Support Service

In response to the vast impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on people’s lives, Age UK Dacorum – a local charity offering crucial services for older people and their carers in the local community – has recently launched a new, unique initiative for the local community: Bereavement & Covid-19 Support Service. This is a […]

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Empower Programme Hemel Hempstead

Empower is a 48-week project that aims to improve young people’s mental health through the use of physical activity. Each session is 90 minutes in length and consists of 60 minutes of physical activity, typically in the form of a sport session such as dodgeball, football, basketball, badminton or dance. Following the physical activity, there […]

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Freemasons Rise to Covid-19 Challenge

Faced with the greatest global pandemic in living memory, Freemasons came together in 2020 and donated a total of £1m as well as their time to help those in need. The donations were used to help communities in various critical areas, including food banks, support for unpaid carers, personal protective equipment (PPE), supplies for hospitals […]

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MKFM Tour de Vale Charity Bike Ride Entries Open

WheelPower, the national charity for wheelchair sport are pleased to announce that entries for the MKFM Tour de Vale Charity Bike Ride taking place on Sunday 19 September 2021 are now open! ‘We are really looking forward to the 2021 MKFM Tour de Vale and once again being able to welcome riders back to the […]

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Bucks County Museum Gets Award from Culture Recovery Fund

Bucks County Museum Trust in Aylesbury, Bucks has received a grant of £216,758 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen. More than £300 million has been awarded to thousands of cultural organisations across the country including Bucks County Museum in the latest round of support from the […]