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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 […]

Living Magazines Mike Penning stop and search

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. […]

Living Magazines Police Stop and Search

Stop and Search

Local MP Sir Mike Penning has called on police chiefs to back officers’ use of intelligence-led stop and search in a recent parliamentary debate. Sir Mike said: ‘What worries me now is that, although the Home Secretary is saying the right things from the Dispatch Box and on the radio, if the police chiefs and the […]

Living Magazines Road Gritting

Highways England Ready for Winter

Highways England’s team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based throughout the UK are geared up for winter, ready to keep drivers moving. Over 500 salt spreading vehicles are ready to help drivers get to their destinations safely, around the clock. Highways England’s national winter and severe weather team leader, Paul Furlong, said: ‘Whether people are […]

Living Magazines Save our Greenbelt

Save our Greenbelt

Proposals to build on beautiful greenbelt land adjacent to Bridgewater School have met with outrage in the town. Residents of the Bridgewater School area and beyond are up in arms about the council’s proposals to move Egerton Rothesay School from its current location on Durrants Lane to the site at the top of Bridle Way. […]

Living Maagazines Dacorum Borough Council logo and map

Waste Services Winter Update

Dacorum Borough Council will be delivering new waste collection calendars to all households in the borough in the form of bin hangers between 26 – 30 November. You can also check your bin collections online using the council’s postcode checking tool and download a PDF version. A cut-out-and-keep copy of the new Waste Collection Calendar […]

Living Magazines Purrfect landlord

Could you be a Purrfect Landlord?

Cats Protection Bridgend have kindly brought to our attention a major new campaign that the charity has launched to help people in rented accommodation own a cat. The cat charity’s Purrfect Landlords campaign offers advice to landlords and letting agents to help ensure that tenancy agreements reflect modern day living. More and more people are living […]