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Living Magazines OWL Card Minders

Protective Card Minders are Coming to Tring

Tring Neighbourhood Watch recently received a generous grant from Tring Town Council enabling the ‘OWL Card Minder’ project launch. The OWL card minder is a low cost solution to reduce the risk of unauthorised payments being taken from your contactless credit or debit card whilst you are out and about. For just £1 you can keep your […]

Tring Living Magazine 20mph zone

‘20’s plenty where people live’

It’s been a long time in the planning and consultation stages, but the new traffic calming measures in Tring may soon be due to come into force. Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) have carried out informal consultations on the new measures, which include a proposed 20mph zone across many of Tring’s main roads, as well as […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted High Street

High Street Survival Strategy

All across the UK shops are closing and being boarded up. We’re hearing tales of the high street dying on its feet. We’re lucky in Berkhamsted that, so far, most of the high street has survived intact. But that doesn’t mean we should be complacent. It’s undeniable that shopping habits are changing. Yes, we love […]

Living Magazines Great British Spring Clean

The Great British Spring Clean

Dacorum Borough Council has pledged its support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and is calling on litter pickers from across the borough to join in the annual spring clean. The campaign, which runs from 22 March to 23 April, will see up to half a million […]

Living Magazines Chiltern Society Reusable Bottles

Reduce Plastic With Reusable Bottles

Did you know: Plastic bottles take between 400 – 700 years to decompose 38.5 million plastic bottles are used in the UK every day Buying a bottle of water is 2000 times more expensive than it is to fill a bottle from a tap It takes three times the amount of water to produce a […]

Living Magazines Beeckwood Fine Foods

Where Does Your Food Come From?

It has never been more important to know where your food comes from and what’s in it… Take the basics for a start; Beechwood Fine Foods in Tring have been stocking great locally made bread from the same baker for 9 years. The bread is made in the traditional way, allowing proper time for proving, […]

Living Magazines Food hygiene conviction

Berkhamsted Takeaway Closed for Food Hygiene Offences

On 13 February 2019 at St Albans Magistrates Council, Mr Ased Ashfaq, food business operator of Flamingo’s Grill, Gossoms End, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1DF, was found guilty of 21 food hygiene offences. The prosecution was taken by Dacorum Borough Council due to a failure of the business to act on advice from the council’s environmental […]

Living Magazines Walking Workshops

Adam Hollier Walking Workshops

Our very own photographer Adam Hollier will be running a series of ‘Walking Workshops’ to help you improve your camera skills and learn more about the local environment. The walks, based around the Chilterns will be about six miles long and will take in a variety of vistas including open landscapes, chalk downlands and woodland. Walking […]

Living Magazines Taste of Home

Taste of Home

Dig out that well-thumbed family-favourites recipe book and cook up a memorable meal to share with family and friends as part of a new hospice awareness campaign entitled Taste of Home, which is taking place across the UK in March. It may be dad’s bangers and mash, grannie’s shepherd’s pie or an evening shared with […]

Living Magazines Dacorums Den

Dacorum’s Den 2019

Dacorum’s Den 2019 is launching on Thursday 7th March!! Could your small business benefit from £1,000 to help it grow? Come to the launch on 7th March at The Forum, Hemel Hempstead, to find out more about Dacorum’s version of Dragon’s Den – Dacorum’s Den! You’ll hear more about what it is and how it […]

Living Magazines Dacorum Borough Council logo and map

Concession for Gadebridge Park Kiosk Service

Dacorum Borough Council is inviting tenders for the Concession to provide the Gadebridge Park Kiosk Service. The contract period is for an initial 3-year period with an option to extend for a further 2 years. The Kiosk is sited nearby the Splash Park in Gadebridge Park and the Service must operate from 1 May to […]

Living Magazines Chilterns Walking Festival

Chilterns Walking Festival

The next Chilterns Walking Festival will take place between 18th May and 2nd June. This spring’s event offers an exciting programme of over 80 guided walks and special activities led by expert local guides who will bring the area to life, with lots of walks and events in the Tring and Berkhamsted area: Dawn Chorus […]