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Living Magazines Sir Mike Penning MP receiving his flu jab

Prepare for Flu Season

Local MP Sir Mike Penning recently visited his local pharmacy in Hemel Hempstead to receive his flu vaccination and he’s keen for his constituents to be aware how easy it is to get an NHS flu jab and protect themselves against illness through the winter months. All adults aged 65 years and over, and those […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Birch Place

Berkhamsted Retirement Homes – Final Phase

Beechcroft’s Birch Place development of 21 two- and three-bedroom retirement houses and apartments on the site of the former police station on Berkhamsted High Street, with a new library and allocated parking for owners, has proved very popular with home buyers over the age of 55. So much so that only three new homes remain […]

Living Magazines Fuel security

Fuel Security Risk for Rural Homeowners

Rural energy provider Calor is urging Hertfordshire homeowners living in non-mains gas areas to protect their fuel supply, after research shows that rural crime in the area has risen by 131.7 per cent*. Rural crime cost the UK £44.5million* last year – increasing by 13.4 per cent from the previous year* – and Hertfordshire was […]

Living Magazines biodegradable coffee pods

Coffee Ethic launch assists local Druglink

Druglink, located in Hemel Hempstead, is extremely excited about Coffee Ethic’s recent launch of a range of biodegradable coffee pods. Coffee Ethic is Druglink’s social enterprise that enables service users to gain work experience, skills and build confidence. Said Emma Kingham, Marketing & Fundraising Manager, at Druglink: ‘We do what we can to help build […]

Tring Living Magazine Menopaise cafe

Tring’s first pop-up Menopause Cafe

Tring Wellbeing Community (TWC) hosted its first pop-up Menopause Cafe at Jack & Alice last month with over 30 ladies attending to learn how local wellbeing experts can help them feel fab. Introductory talks from counsellors, yoga and Pilates teachers, holistic therapists and others gave everyone a taster of what support was available locally. TWC […]

Tring Living Magazine Santa and his Elves

Santa’s Visiting Tring

Look out for Santa and his Sleigh in Tring and the surrounding villages from Thursday 6 December through to Wednesday 19 December! These events are organised by the Community Fundraising Team, in aid of Rennie Grove Hospice Care, with help from lots of lovely volunteers within the local community.  In fact, they are still on […]

Living Magazines Herts Big Weekend

Calling all Hertfordshire Businesses

Following on from its huge success this year, the Herts Big Weekend will be back on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April 2019. Visit Herts are inviting local businesses and attractions to get involved – could you offer a free afternoon tea or guided tour, for example? The Big Weekend gives Hertfordshire residents to discover […]

2018 Faces of a Vibrant Economy

As Grant Thornton unveils the 2018 Faces of a Vibrant Economy, we are delighted to see among the faces both Tring business leader, Geoff Peppiatt (pictured) and David Evans MBE, owner of Pennyroyal Court and the Court Theatre in Tring. Does that make Tring the best represented town in the UK?! Geoff is the founder […]

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Freestyle Libre for Type 1 Diabetes

Hemel Hempstead MP, Sir Mike Penning, has welcomed an announcement that thousands of people with type 1 diabetes will be able to be prescribed the new glucose monitoring system known as Freestyle Libre. Sir Mike said: ‘This is great news and I pay credit to my constituents who have been lobbying for this. Up until […]

Living Magazines Advent at the Marlowes

Advent at the Marlowes

The Marlowes Shopping Centre in Hemel is offering an incredibly exciting range of Christmas activities and events running for 24 days over the Christmas period. Please see the list of events below: Every Saturday and Sunday – storytime with Father Christmas 3rd December – Dacorum Mencap photobooth 5th December – Box Moor Trust arts and […]

Living Magazines employment figures

Employment High in Dacorum

Hemel Hempstead MP, Sir Mike Penning, has welcomed new figures released by the Office of National Statistics, which show that employment is at a record high and that nationally wages are rising at the fastest pace in almost ten years. The figures show 825 unemployed in the Hemel Hempstead constituency for October 2018, compared to […]

Living Magazines WW1 Beacon of Light

WW1 Beacon of Light

This year’s Remembrance Day marked the centenary of the end of the First World War. A weekend of events in Dacorum culminated in the lighting of a ‘Beacon of Light’ in St Mary’s Square, Hemel Hempstead. The event was organised by Dacorum Borough Council as part of the ‘Battle’s Over’ national tribute on Sunday, 11 November. […]