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New Provider for Hertfordshire NHS Wheelchair Service

People who have a wheelchair provided by the NHS in Hertfordshire now receive their equipment and service from a new provider, AJM Healthcare. The change took effect from 1 October 2022. AJM Healthcare is an experienced provider of NHS wheelchair services and provides similar services in other areas of the country. AJM Healthcare has been […]

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UNICEF Reaccreditation for Herts Family Centre Service

Hertfordshire’s Family Support Service have recently been assessed by UNICEF and reaccredited for the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI), as continuing to deliver high standards of care to pregnant women and new mothers. Hertfordshire’s Family Centre Service is committed to helping support families with all infant feeding and to develop close, loving relationships with their […]

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Gritters on Standby as Winter Approaches

Hertfordshire County Council’s fleet of over 58 gritters are on standby, ready to spring into action and salt the county’s roads when freezing weather approaches. Gritter crews and decision makers from the highways team will be ready around the clock to cover nearly half of Hertfordshire’s entire road network – that’s more than 1,500 miles […]

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Give Some Time to Help Disabled Children

Caring people are urgently needed to provide regular breaks and activities for disabled children. Hertfordshire County Council is keen to recruit Shared Carers, who regularly give up some time each year to provide fun activities or a short break to a child with learning or physical disabilities. By doing so, they also provide a much-needed […]

Revamped Tring Skatepark

Revamped Skatepark Officially Opened

In partnership with Tring Town Council, Dacorum Borough Council have revamped the facilities at Tring Skatepark in Pound Meadow. The park was nearing the end of its useable lifespan and so the council asked for your ideas and opinions on how to make it fit for purpose. Work began in July 2022, and the skatepark […]

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800th Year of Celebration Continues

St Peter’s church in Berkhamsted continues to celebrate its 800th anniversary which runs until the end of the year. The ancient church was built in 1222 just a few short years after the Magna Carta was signed and has been there for the people of Berkhamsted through the centuries, witnessing so many historic times and […]

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Running for Joshua – Steven’s Marathon Challenge

Steven Grant from Tring will be one of the thousands taking to the streets of London for the Marathon this Sunday. The 43-year-old, who works in the City, is raising funds for a charity which means a lot to his family, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). ‘My 14-year-old stepson, Joshua, was born with the rare […]

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Get Your Salt in Now in Time for Winter

Resident and community groups can get free salt to grit their streets from Hertfordshire County Council, as they start to gear up for the winter. The Council is also offering salt to schools for use on the highway, to help them stay open during icy weather, as well as to parish and town councils, who […]

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Leighton Buzzard Railway Releases Santa Special Tickets

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is delighted to announce that tickets for its 2022 Christmas season are now on general sale. Santa’s Steam Specials will begin on Saturday 3 December and trains will operate over a total of 13 days, finishing on Christmas Eve. In addition, the popular Mince Pie Specials will run from Tuesday 27 […]

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Trial to Equip Officers with Potentially Life-saving Nasal Sprays

A trial to equip frontline officers with a simple to administer nasal spray that could save the life of someone suffering from an overdose has been launched. The nasal naloxone spray is for use when someone is suffering from a suspected opiate overdose and temporarily reverses the effects of the drug. A total of 100 […]

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Have Your Say on SW Herts’ Future

Dacorum Borough Council is planning for the long-term future of South West Hertfordshire and wants to hear from you! The South West Hertfordshire 2050 – Realising Our Potential document, which includes a draft long-term vision and objectives for the area, received approval to move towards public consultation in July. Five other local authorities are involved […]