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Ahead of Dementia Action Week, one of Care UK's newest homes is offering expert advice for those living with dementia

Tring Care Home Shares Dementia Advice

A care home provider in Tring is sharing helpful advice for carers of loved ones living with dementia ahead of Dementia Action Week (13-19 May). Keen to share its expertise and encourage more people to talk about dementia, Care UK, which is building a new care home on Icknield Way, is getting the nation talking […]

Mayor's garden party

Family fun at the Mayor’s Garden Party

Looking for a low-cost day out for all the family? On Sunday 12 May from 11am to 3pm, the Mayor of Dacorum, Cllr William Allen will be hosting the Mayor’s Garden Party in the serene surroundings of Sunnyside Rural Trust’s Hemel Food Garden (Two Waters Road, Hemel Hempstead). There will be entertainment for all ages, […]

African lions at Whipsnade Zoo after dark (c) Whipsnade Zoo

A Night at the Zoo

Whipsnade Zoo has released a series of incredible images revealing exactly what the animals get up to after dark. The images, taken during the conservation Zoo’s overnight Lookout Lodge experience, show never-before-seen views of the Zoo after dark. Eager to see the nocturnal goings-on at the UK’s largest Zoo, ZSL’s photographer used a specialist night […]

Paint the Town graffiti artist

Paint the Town

Tring’s artistic spirit has been reignited with the transformative and inspiring ‘Paint the Town’ project, an initiative aimed at refreshing and revitalising Tring’s otherwise ignored and vandalised underpass. Local Authority funded, this project involves the services of Hertfordshire County Council’s licensed graffiti artists – shining a light on creative and arts careers options which so […]

CPRE Childrens Art Competition

CPRE Hertfordshire Children’s Art Competition

CPRE Hertfordshire, the countryside charity, is delighted to announce that submissions are now open for its Children’s Art Competition 2024 to all primary school children in Hertfordshire. The theme for the Children’s Art Competition this year is: Why I love the Hertfordshire Countryside. Children can create an artwork portraying anything related to what they love […]

Midnight Walk 2024

Midnight Walk Weekend Back by Popular Demand

Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity has brought back its Midnight Walk event as part of the Hospice’s 35th anniversary, which will be hosted at Roman Park Hall, Aylesbury on Saturday 22 June. The Midnight Walk will also be accompanied by its two sister events as the Walk is evolving to become a whole weekend occasion. Twilight […]

Herts mass health walk

Residents Encouraged to Join Mass Health Walk

May is National Walking Month and hundreds of residents are expected to join a Mass Health Walk across 15 different locations around Hertfordshire. Last year the team had 250 participants and are hoping for 300 walkers this year. Residents can join on the Mass Health Walk no matter what their walking experience is. A timetable […]

Messy play Stepping Stones Tring

Stepping Stones Turns Sixty

In the centre of Tring, Stepping Stones Pre-School recently celebrated their 60th anniversary. The Pre-School began as a Mothers Union in 1963 and has continued to evolve to now provide children from 2-5 years old with a fun and engaging environment to build their confidence and imagination. Each week there is a different topic based […]

Berkhamsted Arts Fair

Berkhamsted Art Fair Arrives this Spring

Berkhamsted Art Fair (10-12 May at the Civic Centre) will showcase the work of local artists, potters and glass makers. Visitors will also have the opportunity to watch a painting take shape and create one of their own. Entry is free and there’ll be a wide range of art and contemporary craft to enjoy and […]

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Travel Back in Time for a Tudor May Day

England’s premier Elizabethan reenactors will this Bank Holiday weekend transport Chiltern Open Air Museum visitors back over 400 years with an authentic 16th-Century May Day festival. The event takes place on Sunday 5 May and Bank Holiday 6 May from 10am until 5pm. COAM will be welcoming back the Suffolk Free Company, experts in the […]

Elementary Skin & Body salon extension

In With a Bang

Elementary Skin & Body based in Akeman Street, Tring, are looking forward to welcoming May in with a bang as they prepare to knock through in to the space next door to the salon to create 2 new treatment rooms and a dedicated manicure/pedicure space. May is always a special month for the salon Director, […]

Archival image of London Zoo keeper Wally Styles beside a Bactrian camel; London Zoo, 1929 © Bond and ZSL

London Zoo Launches Appeal for History

ZSL (Zoological Society of London) – the conservation charity behind London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo – has launched History Hive: a public appeal for memories and artefacts to bring its 200-year history to life. Launching exactly two years before the world-famous institution’s bicentenary, History Hive aims to build a collection of memories – from the […]