Berkhamsted Living Magazine First Mummies Club

First Mummies’ Club

Thanks to Lisa Timms for sending us this information… First Mummies’ Club is an evening arts and crafts group for Mums with a big focus on relaxing through creativity. Indulging in something creative has been proven to boost mood and calm a busy mind. The sessions aren’t just about the ‘doing’. I have candles, burn […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Toby and Sarah Murray of Beechwood Fine Foods

Dacorum Business Heroes Awards

The Dacorum Business Heroes Awards was instituted this year to recognise businesses who go above and beyond to give something back to our community. You may have seen the article in our Autumn issue on Toby and Sarah Murray of Beechwood Fine Foods in Tring, pictured, who were thrilled to win the inaugural Retail Hero […]

Living Magazines National Recycle Week

Recycle Week 24-30 September 2018

The 15th annual National Recycling week is underway (24 to 30 September) and this year’s theme is ‘We do, because it matters’. The Blue Planet effect has been a major catalyst in reducing unnecessary plastic, and this year people have been motivated to care about the environment in a way they never have before. Dacorum […]

Living Magazines Dacorum Schools Careers Fair

Dacorum Schools Careers Fair

If you are looking for new talent for your business, you might want to consider booking a stand at the Dacorum Schools Career Fair which is being held at Shendish  Manor, Hemel Hempstead on Wednesday 24th October. Over 1000 students from years 11 and 12 (ages 15-17) from nine mainstream schools and four special schools across Dacorum […]

Living Magazine Roadworks

Planned Roadworks in the East of England week commencing 24 September

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 21 September but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. M1 junctions 6a to 7: gantry re-cabling Work continues here on replacing gantry electric cables. There will be carriageway closures overnight […]

Lving Magazines Robert Branson

National Recycle Week

Now in its 15th year, National Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, organised by WRAP (The Waste and Resources Action Programme) under the Recycle Now brand. The aim of the week is to encourage the public to recycle more, by demonstrating the benefits of recycling items from all around the home. This year’s theme […]

Living Magazines Beechwood Fine Foods Great Taste Award

Beechwood Fine Foods just got even tastier!

Beechwood Fine Foods have picked up two further Great Taste Awards – this time for their Apricot Jam and Cranberry and Redcurrant Sauce. The competition at these events is fierce, so a very well done to Sarah Murray! The judges commented: “This attractively vibrant amber coloured [Apricot] jam has a delicious aroma of very ripe […]

Living Magazines Bins and Recycling

Good news for Recycling in Dacorum

It has been confirmed that Dacorum residents are recycling more than they throw away as recycling continues to be on the rise in Dacorum. No doubt helped by the recycling efforts in both Tring and Berkhamsted (click on either link to find out more), the new recycling rate for 2017/2018 has been confirmed as 52.5% […]

Living Magazines Jeans for Genes Day

Jeans for Genes Day

Today is Jeans for Genes Day 2018! The annual fundraising campaign is supported by some of Britain’s most famous celebrity faces including Kimberley Walsh, Una Healy, Conor Maynard, Rochelle Humes, Peter Andre, Jamie Lomas, Montana Brown, Jess Wright, Kelly Knox, Hayley Hasselhof, Felicity Hayward, Charlotte De Carle, Frankie Gaff, Ashley James, Michael Dapaah, Candice Brown, Tallia […]

Living Magazines Space Invader tailgating campaign

Stay safe and stay back

Stay safe and stay back is the message of a new safety campaign by Highways England as it reveals the extent – and impact – of tailgating on the country’s major roads and motorways. New figures show that one in eight of all road casualties are caused by people who drive too close to the […]

Living Magazines Gas Safety Week

Gas Safety Week

‘Stay safe and don’t be left out in the cold: get your gas boiler and other appliances checked out before winter’ – that’s the message from local gas network Cadent to residents across its East Anglia Network. Cadent, which manages the 0800 111 999* National Gas Emergency Service number, is gearing up for an annual […]

Living Magazines River Gade

Revitalising the River Gade, Gadebridge Park

Dacorum Borough Council would like your thoughts on proposals to improve the River Gade in Gadebridge Park. They’re working with the Environment Agency and Affinity Water on plans to improve the river for wildlife, protect water resources, as well as making it easier for local residents and visitors to get closer to the river and […]