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Marlowes Unveils Changing Places Facility

The Marlowes Shopping Centre in Hemel Hempstead has received the official accreditation from Changing Places, the campaign for fully accessible toilets, for its recently launched toilets, recognising that the facilities meet the needs of disabled shoppers visiting the hub. The new facilities will offer a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench, hoist system, a non-slip floor […]

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Remember Your Reusables

Still looking for a New Year’s resolution? Dacorum Borough Council suggests ditching single-use plastic and remembering your reusables instead! The problems of plastic pollution in our environment, from our soils to our seas, has shown us that it is more important than ever to ditch plastic from our daily lives. Whether it’s on-the-go or around […]

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Box Moor Trust Consultation Open

The Box Moor Trust would like to give notice of a consultation which is now underway. The consultation is based on an anticipated application to be made to the National Planning Inspectorate on a proposed exchange of common land in Hemel Hempstead. This will be open to: All residents of Hemel Hempstead and Bovingdon All […]

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Calling Early Bird Entrants for Herts 10K

We may only be a few weeks into 2019 but Rennie Grove Hospice Care is already seeking participants for this year’s Herts 10K which takes place in Harpenden on Sunday 13 October 2019. Tracey Hancock, Director of Fundraising at Rennie Grove said: ‘Booking your place now means you can take advantage of the early bird […]

Living Magazines Salt and Gritters

Salt – More Than Just a Household Ingredient

Salt is more than something to sprinkle on to your fish and chips, this common household ingredient helps keeps England’s roads moving. As temperatures are forecast to remain cold across the country, Highways England’s army of workers are ready 24/7 to descend on to our motorways and major A roads in a fleet of gritters, […]

Living Magazines Pauline Cramner wins ambulance award

Tring Woman Wins Ambulance Award

A woman from Tring has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal. Pauline Cranmer, London Ambulance Service’s Head of Emergency Services Care, received the honour for distinguished service. Heather Lawrence, London Ambulance Service Chairman, said: ‘We are delighted for Pauline – this award recognises the exceptional devotion to duty she has shown for the […]

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New Funding For Local Roads

Hertfordshire County Council has revealed how it plans to spend an extra £7.892m of local roads funding announced in the November Budget. Added to the £5m already allocated within the county council’s budget for improving local roads, more roads can be resurfaced than previously planned. As a result, an extra 200 roads across Hertfordshire are set […]

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Proposed Changes to Planning Rules

Dacorum Borough Council is consulting on proposals to change planning rules in a bid to protect the borough’s employment areas. Changes of use from office, light industrial or warehouse use to houses or flats no longer require planning permission following recent changes in planning rules. The council is proposing reintroducing the need for planning permission […]

Living Magazines Hertfordshire Constabulary

Three Arrested over Tring Robbery

Three people have been arrested in connection with a robbery at the Lifestyle convenience store in Christchurch Road, Tring, which took place on Monday 7th January at around 6.20pm when money was taken from the till before the offenders ran off. No-one was hurt during the incident. An 18-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead and two […]

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New Record for Christmas Tree Recycling

As you may have seen in our news last week, Dacorum Borough Council ran several Christmas tree chipping points on Sunday 6th January. The annual reycling day, in its 23rd year, broke all previous records with more than 4,000 residents coming along to see their trees go through the chipper! Recyclers were then able to […]

Living Magazines Dr Zain Sikafi on New Year's Resolutions

Why can’t people keep their New Year’s resolutions?

We’re delighted to bring you this item on how to stick to your New Year’s resolutions in 2019, written for us by Dr Zain Sikafi, CEO and Founder of Mynurva. Arguably the best part of celebrating the start of a new year is the inspiration it gives you to make the ensuing 12 months a success – […]

Living Magazines Prince's Countryside Fund

The Prince’s Countryside Fund

The Prince’s Countryside Fund is open for grant applications from today, January 9th until February 21st 2019. The Fund gives its grants twice a year, and projects in rural areas across the UK can apply for up to £50,000 in the spring round of funding. The charity was set up in 2010 by HRH The […]