Living Magazines Former Kodak Building, Hemel Hempstead

Kodak’s Hidden History

Dacorum Heritage Trust are delighted to announce that they have just received a grant from SHARE Museums East for a project exploring Hidden Histories. The title of the project is ‘Underexposed: A Hidden History of Photography In Dacorum’. Despite the fact that Hemel Hempstead was once at the centre of Kodak’s operations, practically nothing is […]

Living Magazines New passenger seating area at Euston

New Seating at Euston

A new customer seating area has been created at Euston after the entrance to the London Underground was moved this weekend as part of ongoing improvements for passengers. The Tube is now accessed at the front and centre of Euston station’s external piazza. The outdoor access will improve passenger flow and means the Underground and […]

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Will Gompertz to start Mix96 Tour de Vale Charity Bike Ride

WheelPower, the National Charity for Wheelchair Sport, is delighted to announce that BBC Art Editor, Will Gompertz (based in Buckinghamshire) will start the Tour de Vale Charity Bike Ride at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on Sunday 9 June 2019. Will was previously director of Tate Media, and has written extensively for The Guardian and The Times […]

Living Magazines DENS Castle Walk

DENS Castle Walk

DENS ever-popular sponsored walk has been given a refresh for 2019. Setting off on 22 June from the historic Berkhamsted Castle, there’s a choice of 2, 5 or 10 mile routes. Whether you’re a serious stepper, a roving rambler or looking for family-fun, the Castle Walk has something for everyone; even four legged friends are […]

Living Magazines Rail upgrades

Major Bank Holiday Railway Upgrades Completed

Passengers are benefiting from better, more reliable journeys on the West Coast main line between Euston and Carlisle, after May Day bank holiday engineering work was completed on time. Sections of track on Europe’s busiest mixed-use (freight and passenger) railway line were replaced. Overhead electric cables were upgraded, as well as vital improvements to bridges, […]

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Berkhamsted Parking

At the Berkhamsted and District Chamber of Commerce AGM, some retailers raised the issue of parking in Berkhamsted and that the closure of the Lower King’s Road car park has affected their business. Furthermore, the reduction of hours at the Water Lane car park from 4 to 2 has caused problems with both elderly residents […]

Living Magazines Tring Park School

Tring Park Open Day

Tring Park School invites prospective pupils to an Open Afternoon on Friday 17 May from 4-6pm. Boarding spaces are now full to capacity but there are a few day places remaining for the academic year 2019/20. Tring Park School for the Performing Arts offers an exceptional opportunity to young people who show outstanding talent in […]

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The Ivy St Albans Birthday Celebrations

As you may remember, The Ivy St Albans Brasserie celebrates its first birthday this month. In celebration, the restaurant hosted an exclusive evening of cocktails and canapés in the heart of St Albans on Tuesday 7 May. Local journalists, regular guests, business owners and residents alike (including us!) headed to the brasserie to take part […]

Living Magazines National Douhgnut Week

National Doughnut Week

The nation is set to go nuts for doughnuts once again as National Doughnut Week returns from today until 18 May. The week, sponsored by CSM Bakery Solutions, raises funds for The Children’s Trust, the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury. National Doughnut Week has been running for 28 years, after being launched […]

Living Magazines Dogfest

New Features Announced for DogFest

DogFest is delighted to announce a raft of fantastic new features for its 2019 festival taking place at Knebworth this weekend. Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief Craig Glenday will be hosting a show-stopping parade of four-legged record-breakers and their owners. They include Lynne Land and her poodle Mojo (most pirouettes by a dog in 30 seconds), […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted High Street

BDCC Invites Comments on Berkhamsted High Street

Berkhamsted and Disctrict Chamber of Commerce have received several comments regarding the High Street. There was a suggestion that Berkhamsted is promoted more widely in London; this is something that the Chamber may look at, but it also ties up with the recent report on our heritage received by the Town’s Heritage Hub committee. The […]