Living Magazines Patrick Burke Multiple Sclerosis sufferer from Berkhamsted

Long-Term Multiple Sclerosis Sufferer Inspired to Develop New Skills by New Employment Charity Astriid

Patrick Burke, an ex-computer programmer from Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire was inspired by employment charity Astriid to focus on identifying and developing the new skills he has found within himself since his diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis. Patrick was an international contract computer programmer when he was diagnosed at age 40 in 1995. Eventually Patrick was left with […]

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Cats in Need of Homes

These beautiful cats are currently with Cats Protection Hemel Hempstead & Berkhamsted Branch – can you offer one of them a forever home? Angus This lovely lad is Angus (also pictured top), tabby and white, he is approx. 6years of age. He is a lovely, calm boy and loves to be in people company. He […]

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Berkhamsted Multi-Storey Car Park Update

Huber Car Park Systems (HCPS) have progressed well with the installation of reinforcement cages for the construction pile caps, with 60% complete and four of fourteen lightening protection connections made to date. As the project progresses new measures have been put in place, starting with the diversion of the back entrance to Waitrose to enable […]

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Fighting For A New Hospital That We Can All Get To

A local campaign has raised more than £25,000 to fight for a new hospital for West Herts. The group, West Herts 21C Hospital Solution, are opposing plans by healthcare managers to ‘squander millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money on the dilapidated buildings at Watford General’. The local hospitals trust, backed by Herts Valley Clinical Commissioning […]

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Keep an Eye Out for Oak Processionary Moth Caterpillars

The Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) is a non-native pest species which is harmful to people and animals and has now reached Dacorum. The hairs from the caterpillars and nests of the species can cause painful skin, eye and throat infections in both people and animals. The moth itself is not harmful. Trees and Woodlands Officers […]

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Copper House and The Dressing Room London Fashion Week Event

We are delighted to introduce a special London Fashion Week (LFW) inspired fashion show and hosted dinner with Copper House, Berkhamsted and The Dressing Room, St Albans. The celebrated boutique will showcase ideas and themes showcased during London Fashion Week 2019 alongside a stunning 3-course menu designed by Head Chef Matt Wood on 18 September. […]

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Wear it Pink is Back

This October, Breast Cancer Now is encouraging everyone to Wear it Pink and help make life-saving breast cancer research and life-changing support happen. Breast Cancer Now’s Wear it Pink day takes place on Friday 18 October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One of the UK’s biggest fundraising events, the event has had an enormous impact […]

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New Clubs from Age UK Dacorum

Age UK Dacorum has started a new Memory Support Group in Berkhamsted for unpaid family/friend carers and their Cared For person with memory loss/dementia to attend together. The group meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 2.30-4 pm at Lagley House, Douglas Gardens, Berkhamsted. HP4 3PE. £5.00 per couple to include activities, advice, […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Molly Berry Lipreading Tutor

New Lipreading Class in Tring

You know what it’s like, as we get older, we start holding the paper further away and squinting at it, time to get a sight test! Well the same sort of thing also happens with hearing, we find ourselves turning up the TV volume, and saying pardon a lot, and complain that people, especially young […]

Living Magazines Rennie Grove Community Champions

Could You be a Community Champion?

Do you love where you live and want to give something back? Do you have some free time and are looking for something interesting to fill it? Are you looking to get out of the house more often and meet new people? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions then you could be […]

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Bletchley Park Veteran Receives France’s Highest Honour

In a short but moving ceremony on Friday 19 July, former Bletchley Park Codebreaker Helene Aldwinckle was presented with the insignia of Knight of the Légion d’honneur, France’s highest civilian and military honour, by Colonel Armel Dirou, Military Attaché at the French Embassy. In 1942, the then Helene Taylor was recruited at the age of […]

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Open House Summer School at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

This summer Aylesbury Waterside Theatre will be inviting theatre enthusiasts aged 5-12 years to take part in Open House Summer School from Mon 19 – Thu 22 Aug 10am-3pm. The theatre project will be delivered over four days and explore four keys areas of theatre. Open House Summer School will give participants an introduction to […]