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Bletchley Park’s New Display for GCHQ 100

As the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), Britain’s most secret intelligence agency, prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary, a new display at Bletchley Park will reveal never-before-displayed items relating to its transition to peacetime at the end of World War Two. The new display, opening at the former top-secret wartime home of GCHQ on 19 October, […]

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Whizz, Pop, Bang

Forget dodgy home fireworks – keep yourself and your pets safe and enjoy bonfire night at a communal display. Berkhamsted Rotary’s annual fireworks event will take place at Berkhamsted Cricket Club on Saturday 2 November 2019. Gates open at 6pm, and the show starts at 7pm. It features a huge professional display to music by […]

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Berkhamsted Community Bus Survey

Berkhamsted Town Council (BTC) is currently considering the possibility of setting up a Community Bus Service which would operate within the town and be run for community benefit. The purpose of such a service would be to help reduce the number of private car journeys which are made within Berkhamsted and provide a useful local […]

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Copper House Day of the Dead Party

Join Copper House on Saturday 2 November for a colourful celebration at their Day of the Dead Party. Day of the Dead (or Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday on 2 November celebrating those no longer with us still being part of our thoughts. Whereas Halloween is about fright, Dia de los Muertos […]

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Berkhamsted Nursery Chain Solving the Franchising Puzzle

A Berkhamsted-based nursery business has grown from humble roots to become the largest childcare franchise in the UK, collecting accolades along the way. Since its foundation in 2006, Mark and Rebecca Crosby’s childcare franchise Monkey Puzzle has become the largest nursery franchise in the UK, and the fifth largest childcare provider in the country. The […]

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Community Fridge for Tring

10.2 million tons of food and drink are thrown away annually. One of the ways of tackling this appalling figure is the Community Fridge Network. High Street Baptist Church is going to host a Community Fridge. This will be done through Hubbub, a specialist charity dealing with Community Fridges. A Community Fridge consists of a […]

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Sir Mike Penning MP Congratulates Local Schools on Artsmark Awards

Sir Mike Penning, Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead, has congratulated four local schools on their silver Artsmark award. The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools and education settings, accredited by Arts Council England. Artsmark Award supports settings to develop and celebrate their commitment to arts and cultural education. Through the […]

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Hertfordshire Juniper Just the Tonic

Hertfordshire-based Puddingstone Distillery has teamed up with local charity The Box Moor Trust to create a special limited edition gin to celebrate the Trust’s 425th anniversary. Using rare juniper that has been cultivated on the Trust’s land, the commemorative gin takes its name from the year the charity was founded. ‘1594 Spirit of Box Moor’ […]

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Car Share Scheme Rolled Out at Tring Station

London Northwestern Railway have introduced an innovative car share scheme to save passengers money while helping the environment. Passengers travelling to Tring station are being invited to use a new scheme of sharing their journey to the station. The pilot scheme will use a website – wmtrains.liftshare.com – to provide a platform for train users […]

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Graham Greene Film Review Competition

The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust invites entries for the inaugural Graham Greene Film Review Competition. Organised in partnership with The Centre for New Writing at Manchester University, this competition commemorates Graham Greene’s legacy as a film reviewer by offering a cash prize of £500 for the most imaginative, original, and thought-provoking review submitted. Giles Clark, […]

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4 Years of Tring Cinema

‘This is mad, let’s give it a go!’ After being introduced at Tring Together’s BusinessMart networking event and a few enthusiastic cups of coffee later, Lee who runs the design agency Tring Design and Steffi who works for both local enterprises Tring Together and Kay Pictures, set out on a mission to bring a community […]

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Hemel Business Park Raises over £800 for Cancer Charity

Breakspear Park in Hemel Hempstead hosted two back-to-back fundraising events in September to help raise £842.97 for Macmillan Cancer Support. The first event was a silent viewing of the box office smash, ‘Avengers: Endgame’. Screened the evening before Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, staff at the business park experienced the film via headphones so there […]