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Chiltern Society New Dacorum Local Plan Virtual Meeting

Thanks to the Chiltern Society for this update on the recent virtual meeting regarding Dacorum’s Local Plan A big thank you to all those who attended our open virtual meeting on the 14 January. It was great to get such constructive feedback from a wide range of residents and key community groups alike. Without exception […]

Living Magazines Dacorum Local Plan

Dacorum’s Local Plan Consultation Deadline Extended

On 27 November 2020, Dacorum Borough Council launched the consultation on the Emerging Strategy for Growth – the next step to creating the new Dacorum Local Plan 2020-2038. The Council would like as many people as possible to have their say in the consultation. In view of this, the deadline for feeding back in the […]

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Midge Ure to play Aylesbury in March 2022

Following the overwhelming response to 2019’s ‘The 1980 Tour’, Midge Ure & Band Electronica are delighted to return to the road in 2022 with the ‘Voice & Visions’ tour, celebrating 40 years since the release of Ultravox’s Rage In Eden and Quartet albums. Playing Aylesbury Waterside Theatre on 13 March 2022. At the start of 1981, Ultravox were laying their claim […]

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Aylesbury Care Home Among First to Receive COVID Vaccine

Residents and staff at Westgate Healthcare’s Hampden Hall Care Centre in Aylesbury were delighted to be amongst the first in the town to receive the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID vaccine last week. The home, situated on Tamarisk Way, caters for residents who require residential, nursing and dementia care. Resident Jean Bamford, pictured, was one of the […]

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Tring Park School announces first Virtual Open Day of 2021

Following the huge success of last September’s first virtual Open Day, the Hertfordshire-based Tring Park School for the Performing Arts is holding its first online Open Day of 2021 in January, for entry into the 2021/22 academic year. The school for stars, which accepts both day and boarding pupils, and is proud of its excellent academic […]

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The Census is Coming

Households across England and Wales will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. What is the census? The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It’s been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941 […]

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Officers from domestic abuse unit donate food and toiletries

It’s been a tough year for police officers working in the Domestic Abuse Investigation and Safeguarding Unit who have worked extra hard during the pandemic to safeguard those experiencing domestic abuse. But they went the extra mile to bring festive cheer to those they have already helped by contributing food and toiletries to Survivors against […]

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Visit Lindengate as Part of Your Regular Exercise Routine

It is important that you look after yourself during these challenging times, from getting enough sleep, keeping stress levels down, eating well and exercising outside. Lindengate is open Mondays 9am–12pm, Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays 1–3pm for free drop-ins, giving you time and space to ‘be’ in a calm, safe environment, whilst relaxing in beautiful natural surroundings. […]

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Residents’ recycled Christmas trees help gardens grow

On Sunday 10 January, Dacorum residents recycled their Christmas trees for free at chipping points throughout the borough. The annual recycling day, which has been running in Dacorum for 25 years, looked a little different this year with COVID measures in place, but in spite of that Dacorum Borough Council still recycled just under 1000 […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination Options

Since mid-December, the local NHS in west Essex and Hertfordshire has been contacting people aged 80 and over to offer them a COVID-19 vaccination. This extensive programme includes GP-led vaccinations in community settings, hospital-based vaccinations, and vaccinations in residential care homes. This week, the range of local options has increased, with the welcome addition of […]