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Berkhamsted Household Waste Recycling Centre to Re-open

Ten of Hertfordshire’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) will reopen from Monday 11 May to allow residents, where essential, to dispose of waste that cannot be put in their normal recycling bins or safely stored at home. The ten sites – Berkhamsted, Bishop’s Stortford, Harpenden, Letchworth, Potters Bar, Rickmansworth, Royston, Stevenage, Turnford and Waterdale – […]

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Chiltern Music Therapy

Our thanks to Chiltern Music Therapy for this update on their efforts to support their patients during the Coronavirus pandemic. Because of the measures now being taken to tackle Coronavirus, we now find ourselves in a situation where we are unable to provide any vital Music Therapy sessions to our patients and families, where our […]

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VE Day 75 Friday 8 May

As the nation celebrates the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we’re bringing you this recipe for Muscovado Flapjacks from Prue Leith. #VEDay75 ‘This would not have been a common treat in WW2 since sugar and butter were severely rationed. But I thought, with lockdown making flour disappear from our grocery shelves, which it certainly did […]

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Become a Herts Police Special Constable

Hertfordshire Constabulary is looking for bright and enthusiastic volunteers to join as Special Constables. A Special Constable is a part-time, voluntary police officer with all the same powers as regular police officers. Specials come from all walks of life and volunteer their spare time for a minimum of 16 hours a month. They are highly […]

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Author Interview with Helen Fry

Our Bookshop in Tring are proud to announce their first Author Interview is now available to view on YouTube. Helen Fry talks to fellow historian Roger Moorhouse about her new book The Walls Have Ears. At the outbreak of World War II, MI6 spymaster Thomas Kendrick arrived at the Tower of London to set up […]

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Warning after scam device found on ATM

Hertfordshire Constabulary is warning residents to be vigilant when using cash machines in the county, following the discovery of a scamming device. The device was discovered fitted to an ATM in Kings Langley. The device was fitted to the cash dispenser on the ATM, so that the cash falls into a ‘trap’ and appears not […]

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Tranquility on the Canal

Our thanks to Colin Jones, from Slapton, who sent us this wonderful photo he took during lockdown recently! By day, Colin works as a Project Manager in telecoms. However, he’s had an interest in photography for many years and classes himself as an experienced amateur. He took this shot with his Canon EOS 7D with […]

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Keeping in touch with our communities

Our thanks to Hertfordshire Constabulary for this news update. Hertfordshire Constabulary’s Safer Neighbourhood Teams are continuing to engage with local communities across the county as a means of keeping in touch and setting local policing priorities. Officers are still providing a visible presence in their local areas, but with face to face engagement events such […]

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CCTV appeal after series of delivery scams

Hertfordshire Constabulary is releasing images of some people they would like to identify as part of an investigation into a series of delivery scams. Victims across the county have received packages that were addressed to them but contained items that they had not ordered. Shortly after the delivery a courier wearing a DPD uniform has […]

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Dacorum Economic Recovery Strategy

Dacorum Borough Council’s Economic Development Team are carrying out a survey to understand the impact of the pandemic on the local economy and businesses of all sizes. It is important for them to understand how this is affecting all businesses in the borough, what they need now and what they will need in the future […]

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NFU Mutual supports DENS to help local relief efforts

NFU Mutual Agents and their staff at the local Hemel Hempstead agency are delighted to have nominated local charity DENS, to receive a donation of more than £3,100 from a national £1m ‘Agency Giving Fund’ launched by NFU Mutual’s Head Office. In light of the national emergency this country is facing, NFU Mutual, the UK’s […]

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Socially distanced neighbourhood surgeries

The Berkhamsted and Tring Safer Neighbourhood Team is running ‘socially distanced’ neighbourhood surgeries over the phone to help residents deal with any community issues affecting them during the coronavirus pandemic. The telephone surgeries, which have been scheduled over four days next week, are open to those living in Berkhamsted, Tring and the surrounding villages. A […]