Living Magazines Luton Airport Inquiry

Airport Expansion Approved

The plans to increase passenger capacity at London Luton Airport to 19 million a year have been approved. While Luton Borough Council’s development management committee initially approved the plans to increase passenger capacity from 18 million to 19 million a year, as well as amend day and night noise contours, a local inquiry was held […]

Living Magazines Tring Brewery Beer Soap

Tring Brewery Creates ‘Beer Soaps’ in aid of Local Wildlife Charity

Tring Brewery have collaborated with local soap-maker Nicky Gordon to create a beer scented soap bar, with all profits donated to Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital. Each bar is made using a traditional cold-pressed method and crafted with only plant-based oils, such as shea butter and olive oil. To mark the collaboration, soap bars have been blended […]

Hertfordshire Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) representation

Public Consultation Supports Hertfordshire Essex Rapid Transit (HERT)

HERT, the proposed new passenger transport network that will form an east-west transport corridor that runs from Watford and Hemel Hempstead in the west to Harlow (Essex) in the east, has received overwhelming support from residents. Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) agreed to develop a detailed proposal for the HERT to run along the A414 corridor […]

Dacorum Climate Action Network Event November 2023

Third Dacorum Climate Action Network Event Held

Dacorum Borough Council were delighted to bring together local people and organisations to ‘think global and act local’ at their annual Dacorum Climate Action Network (Dacorum CAN) event. More than 90 people attended the event held on Monday 20 November 2023 at The Forum, Hemel Hempstead. The evening ran from 6pm until 9pm and was […]

Wendover Canal Upgraded towpath near Bankside

Wendover Canal Towpath Upgrade

Wendover Canal Trust is delighted to announce that work on the upgrade of the 1.7 mile (2.7km) canal towpath between Wendover and Halton has now been completed. This high-specification upgrade was supervised by the Canal & River Trust and the work carried out by its contractors Kier plc and The Rothen Group. The result is […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted Best Dressed Window winners

Best Dressed Shop Window Competition

The Berkhamsted Festival of Light was held this year on Sunday 26 November. Every year Berkhamsted Citizens Association (BCA) presents a silver cup and certificates for the winner(s) and runners up of the Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window competition. This is the twenty-sixth year that they have been sponsoring the competition. It is open to […]

Living Magazines Paul Weller Spring 2024 Tour

Paul Weller UK Tour comes to Aylesbury

Paul Weller is excited to announce a full UK tour for 2024 with 14 dates lined up through April, including Aylesbury Waterside on 20 April. This year has seen Paul’s tour schedule taken up with extensive travels around Europe peppered with a handful of UK Forest Live shows and a special guest slot to Blur […]


The Net Zero Hub – Helping Local Businesses

Did you know that large UK corporations are now obliged to report their full power use, climate risks and mitigation plans? In the words of sustainability expert Olivia Bertham, full carbon accounting is soon going to be market standard. Speaking to Berkhamsted Chamber of Commerce, Olivia began by describing the true commercial cost of climate […]

Living Magazines HVAF

Local Artists are Shaping the Herts Art Scene

Local artists have been giving ideas to the Herts Visual Arts Forum. The county-wide community for artists and makers who love art wanted feedback about the support it offers and ideas for the future. Our artists delivered! ‘We are grateful to everyone who have their thoughts about HVAF,’ says Sally Taylor, Chair of the Herts […]

Dacorum's Den winner group 2023

Dacorum’s Den 2023 Winners Announced

Ten budding entrepreneurs were awarded up to £2,000 to support their business growth after they pitched their ideas to a team of Dacorum’s Den judges on Friday 6 October, 2023. The panel of judges, led by The Rt Hon Sir Mike Penning MP awarded a total of £13,500 to grant fund a range of business […]

Orson Grimer

Young Orson Grimer Recommended for his Campaign Work

Nine-year-old Orson Grimer has been High Commended in The Children and Young People Now Children’s Achievement Award in recognition of his campaigning work to enable more deaf children, like him, to have access to early and effective support. Presented in a prestigious ceremony in London on Thursday November 23, Orson’s commendation recognises his efforts calling […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted Santa’s Sleigh

Berkhamsted Santa’s Sleigh and the Elves Posting House

Santa will be visiting the streets starting on the evening 26 November when he will be coming down the High Street on his sleigh at the Berkhamsted Festival of Light. Children can visit the Elves Posting House at the Civic Centre to write, draw or crayon their letter to Father Christmas Entry is timed, and […]