Living Magazines Earth Day 2020

Countdown to 50th Earth Day

Wednesday 22 January saw the three-month countdown to the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day begin. On 22 April 1970, 20 million individuals demanded greater protections for our planet. This became the world’s first Earth Day as millions took to the streets, college campuses and hundreds of cities to protest environmental ignorance and call for action. […]

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Sir Mike Penning MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Last week Sir Mike Penning MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. This year we are […]

Living Magazines Business Barometer

November Business Barometer Figures Released

Performance in the tourism sector can change as quickly as the weather, so good, timely information is needed to support tourism businesses and the wider industry in strategic and operational decision-making processes. Visit Herts’ monthly business barometer provides feedback from tourism businesses and generates a simple ‘snapshot’ of our county’s tourism industry performance. The November […]

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Tring business joins fight to Reverse Rett with £25k fundraising target for 2020

Employees at Tring-based hr inspire, specialists in outsourced HR consultancy and support, are joining Reverse Rett in the charity’s fight to cure the post-natal neurological disorder Rett Syndrome, with an ambitious £25,000 fundraising target for its 2020 charity of the year. After hr inspire Director Sandra McLellan met Hertfordshire-based Rita Ross, Reverse Rett Trustee and […]

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Berkhamsted Cycle Club scoop sixth shield in six

Berkhamsted Cycling Club have scooped the 66-year-old Harp Hilly Hundred Shield for the sixth consecutive year. The shield is awarded to the club with the most members to complete the historic ‘reliability ride’. The Harp Hilly Hundred, organised by Harp Road Club, Apsley, has been run in January every year since 1954. On Sunday, January […]

Living Magazines Rectory Lane Read in Peace seat

Rectory Lane Exceeds Fundraising Target

Thanks to Rectory Lane Cemetery Project for providing this update. We did a great many things in 2019, culminating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, raising money to install our lovely Read In Peace seat. We are grateful to everybody who supported the challenge, by pledging money to make it possible, visiting our High St […]

Living Magazines Kit, The Little Cream Van

The Little Cream Van

If you’re out and about around Berkhamsted and the Chiltern Hills you may spot, Kit, The Little Cream Van. Kit, a 1966 Morris Minor van painted in traditional Morris Minor Old English White, has been lovingly restored and now spends his time showcasing new brands at local events, doing good by helping local charities and […]

Living Magazine Food Champion and prize draw winner Carol Blunden

Food Champions help to save money and halve their food waste

Before Christmas, over 150 Dacorum residents took part in the annual Love Food, Hate Waste challenge – its biggest year yet. By learning how to get food savvy in their kitchen’s over the course of a month, participants helped to save food, money and the environment. Regular tips were emailed to the aspiring food saviours […]

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Check your vehicle

The advice comes as figures released by Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) show that last January over half a million cars had a late MOT with more than 70,000 failing with a dangerous fault. Putting off your MOT to save money in January might be tempting, but alongside carrying out the road safety checks, […]

Living Magazines Retirement living

Retirement living is a perfect way to beat the blues

Blue Monday – the gloomy title bestowed on the third Monday in January; a combination of the post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and the arrival of unpaid credit card bills. For many, Blue Monday (January 20 this year), can heighten the feelings of festive forlornness and getting back into a routine – and this could […]

Living Magazines Sol Rogers Festival of Ideas

Festival of Ideas to bring together key thinkers and innovators

The University of Hertfordshire will host the Festival of Ideas in June, a unique two-day event at the University’s de Havilland campus in Hertfordshire, bringing together key thinkers and innovators from the arts, politics, heritage, literature and science. Taking place on 27 and 28 June 2020, the University’s Festival of Ideas is one of the […]