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Free compost giveaway to Dacorum residents

To celebrate International Compost Awareness Week (5-11 May), Dacorum Borough Council is giving away free compost to residents to use on their gardens. Anyone who lives in Dacorum can come to Cupid Green Depot, Redbourn Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7BA, on Sunday 12 May between 9am – 12am to pick up some free compost. You […]

Living Magazines Hospice Lottery Summer Superdraw

Hospice Lottery Summer Superdraw

Tring-based not-for-profit organisation The Hospice Lottery Partnership has launched its annual Summer Superdraw to raise much-needed funds to help support patients and families that are cared for by local hospices including: Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity  in Aylesbury Michael Sobell Hospice Charity in Northwood Rennie Grove Hospice Care covering Herts and Bucks South Bucks Hospice based […]

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Euston May Bank Holiday Closure

Time-lapse footage showing recent improvements at Euston has been released ahead of a further full station closure for the May bank holiday, from 4-6 May 2019. Euston will be closed between 4-6 May at the same time as other major work takes place up and down the West Coast main line, as part of Britain’s […]

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DENS Hillbuster a Great Success

Hemel’s legendary Hillbuster cycling sportive was back in town on Sunday for the 4th year, Gadebridge Park was awash with 600 cyclists taking on a gruelling 60 & 100 km challenge over the Chiltern Hills and surrounding villages. This fundraiser, organised by local charity DENS, was hailed a great success, raising over £25,000 for people […]

Living Magazines 30 Days Wild

Hertfordshire is Getting Ready to go Wild

Herts residents are being asked to do something wild each day for one month to reconnect with nature. Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust is encouraging Hertfordshire residents to take part in a nationwide month-long challenge to get closer to wildlife by doing something wild every day for the month of June. The campaign, called 30 […]

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Hemel Hempstead Employees Back Great British Spring Clean

Employees at BAM Construct UK Ltd in Hemel Hempstead have been busy litter picking the lanes surrounding Breakspear Park, where the company is based, as part of this year’s Great British Spring Clean campaign. The team of ten employees covered the grounds of the business park, and both sides of Green Lane, up to the […]

Living Magazines Hedgehog Awareness Week

Hedgehog Awareness Week 2019

Hedgehog Awareness Week runs from 5-11 May 2019 and hedgehoggy events are being organised all around the country! Hedgehog Awareness Week is organised by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and takes place every year. It aims to highlight the problems hedgehogs face and how you can help them. This year the Charity is asking people […]

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The Ivy St Albans Brasserie Celebrates First Birthday

In celebration of The Ivy St Albans Brasserie’s first birthday and bluebell season in the local area, the brasserie will be serving up a series of limited-edition, floral-inspired cocktails, as well as unveiling a beautiful bluebell installation outside the restaurant. Every spring, the floor of the Heartwood Forest woodlands is transformed into a sea of […]

Living Magazines Tessa Cole

Local Artist to Exhibit at Pitstone

Tessa Cole is a local artist, living on a farm in the Chilterns and working in a studio she converted from a nineteenth century granary. Having trained professionally under James Butler at the City & Guilds of London Art School, achieving a Fine Arts Diploma with Distinction and a love of figurative sculpture, she initially […]

Living Magazines Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie is a Foot-tapping Success

Tring Park Musical Theatre students performed one of the great classic musicals as their flagship show for the year. Thoroughly Modern Millie (Lulu-Mae Pears pictured above with Henry Crabb-La Hei) is a focus for great dancing, great singing and a huge amount of energy – all of which Tring Park students displayed in a week […]

Living Magazines Lockers Park - Babes in the Woods - Senior School Play

Lockers Park Perform Babes in the Wood

Senior pupils at Lockers Park Preparatory School in Boxmoor on the outskirts of Hemel Hempstead impressed audiences recently with their adaptation of the traditional children’s tale ‘Babes in the Wood’. Wonderful acting, a fantastic set design and lighting combined with a brilliant storyline created a spectacular performance that held the audience spellbound throughout. Headmaster Christopher […]

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Hertfordshire Business Supports Guide Dogs

During National Pet Month, a Hertfordshire business park is proud to announce its sponsorship of a Guide Dog puppy. Breakspear Park in Hemel Hempstead is backing the charity Guide Dogs by giving money to the cause, to help train a new puppy. As part of the sponsorship package, Breakspear Park can name the trainee canine, […]