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Living Magazines Make Your Will Month

Make Your Will with Rennie Grove

If making a Will was one of your New Year’s resolutions, you may be interested to know that February is Make Your Will Month. Rennie Grove Hospice Care has teamed up with a selected group of local legal experts who are donating their time and legal expertise to write a standard Will in return for […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted Half Marathon

2019 Berkhamsted Half Marathon

Now in its 37th year, the Berkhamsted Half Marathon and Five Mile Fun Run attracts an enthusiastic following, with up to 1200 runners taking on the longer distance, and 600 enjoying the Fun Run. The Half Marathon, which tracks through attractive Chilterns countryside, is an ideally timed event for runners coming back to competitive running […]

Living Magazines Christmas tree recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling

Dacorum Borough Council is once again setting up Christmas tree chipping points this year so you an dispose of your real tree responsibly. The following chipping points will be in operation on Sunday 6 January: Berkhamsted: Water Lane Car Park (behind Tesco Store), HP4 3AP 8.30am – 3pm Hemel Hempstead: Dacorum Borough Council, Cupid Green […]

Living Magazines Dacorum Borough Council logo and map

Dacorum Borough Council Supports White Ribbon Campaign

Dacorum Borough Council and Hemel Hempstead Football Club are working together to support White Ribbon UK, a charity which aims to end male violence against women. The council has been given White Ribbon accreditation which is given to organisations which demonstrate a commitment to challenging domestic abuse and violence. As well as having a dedicated […]

Living Magazines The Suppliants

Immersive Theatre Experience

As some of our readers may already know, Tring Park School has expanded its work in the community and for charity over the last ten years. School Principal, Stefan Anderson explains: ‘We receive many requests to provide pupils to perform at charity fundraising events and we try to accept as many as will fit into […]

Living Magazines Breakspear Park 30th Anniversary

Business Park Celebrates 30th Birthday

Breakspear Park, the home of many thriving businesses in Hemel Hempstead, has been partying like it’s 1988 to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Celebrations were held over three days to ensure that the maximum number of employees could participate in the fun. To kick-start the trio of treat days Breakspear Park padlocked up a cash prize […]

Living Magazines Boxmoor Village Barbers Reopening

MP opens refurbished Boxmoor barbers

Hemel Hempstead MP, Sir Mike Penning, opened the newly refurbished Boxmoor Village Barbers (known as ‘The Box’) on 8 December 2018. The shop in Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead was originally established as a barbers in 1957. The previous owner was Barry Austin who took over the business from his father. Barry has now retired, and the […]

Living Magazines Kings Arms job swap

Sipping on a Prayer

If you were at The Olde Kings Arms pub in Hemel Hampstead recently, you may have been momentarily confused. As part of a charity initiative the local vicar John Williams agreed to job swap on the morning of Sunday 2nd December with the pub’s landlord Ben Satchfield, with John serving pints to beer-loving punters and […]

Living Magazines A41 Litter sign

New Litter Signs on A41

The A41 has received a spruce up just in time for Christmas. Dacorum Borough Council’s Clean, Safe and Green teams spent six days in challenging weather conditions litter-picking on the main verges and slip roads, collecting six tonnes of rubbish altogether. The litter collected was mainly made up of fast food items such as coffee cups, […]

Ashridge Home Care

Home Care Provides Christmas Companionship

As the colder and darker nights continue to draw in and Christmas approaches, this time of year can be especially lonely for older people who live alone. Ashridge Home Care, a care agency based in Buckinghamshire, specialise in care that allows older individuals to stay in the comfort of their own homes. Offering not only […]

Living Magazines Hospice Lottery Superdraw winners

Hospice Lottery Jackpot Winner Announced

Local long-time supporter of The Hospice Lottery, Mr Berry, thought Christmas had come early when he received a call to say that he had won the top prize of £2,500 in The Hospice Lottery’s Christmas Superdraw. Mr Berry from Hazlemere knows first-hand about the wonderful care that hospices provide after they helped to care for […]

Lockers Park Christmas Play

Lockers Park Christmas Play

Junior pupils at Lockers Park Preparatory School in Hemel Hempstead dazzled audiences last weekend with this year’s Christmas performance of ‘Wind in the Willows’, an adaptation based on Kenneth Grahame’s much-loved classic. The story tells the tale of Mr Toad who falls uncontrollably in love with motoring, but keeps crashing his car. Meanwhile Toad Hall […]