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Living Magazines Beauty collaboration

Beauty In More Ways Than One

Two local businesses are feeling the love this Valentine’s Day as they come together in a blossoming collaboration. Suzanne Newman, owner of Tring Beauty Box in Dolphin Square, Tring, has invited floral designer, Kate Parrott of Polly and Petal to add a touch of luxury and bloom to the Tring Beauty Box shop front with […]

Living Magazines HMP The Mount careers fair

Innovative back to work scheme from HMP The Mount

HMP The Mount hosted its first Employer Event last month. It was well attended by a host of national and local employers, all hoping to find potential candidates for their vacancies. HMP The Mount has long been engaged with the local business community to promote the benefits of employing ex-offenders, and the event is equally important […]

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Apsley Comes out Top for Commuters

The town of Apsley near Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire has come first in Trussle’s list of most affordable (and most expensive) London commuter towns of 2019, thanks to its low house prices and short commuting time. The monetary value for the Apsley commute was estimated to be £1,446 per month compared to the most expensive […]

Living Magazines Park Mark award

Dacorum Retains Park Mark Award

Nineteen of Dacorum Borough Council’s 24 car parks have attained the prestigious British Parking Association’s Park Mark Safer Parking Award. The car parks at The Forge, Tring; Langley Hill, Kings Langley and Park Road, Hemel Hempstead have all been reassessed by independent specialists from The British Parking Association and Hertfordshire Constabulary and found to meet […]

Living Magazines Tring Camera Club Exhibition

Local Camera Club Mounts First Exhibition

Tring & District Camera Club is mounting a major exhibition in March called ‘Captured Light’. This free exhibition will be on display from Tuesday March 19th to Saturday March 30th 2019 at The Upstairs Gallery, 268 High Street (above the Post Office), Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1AQ.  The gallery is open 10-4pm Monday to Saturday (Sat 30th until 1pm). […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted High Street

Berkhamsted High Street

Berkhamsted and District Chamber of Commerce is seeking your opinions and suggestions! A recently published, government sponsored report has estimated that nationally there are twice as many shops as we need. A combination of internet shopping and out-of-town retail centres is leading to shop closures in town centres and high streets across the country. Berkhamsted […]

Living Magazines Lottery Funding for conservation project

Conservation Project Gets Lottery Funding

An ambitious project to restore and enhance the wildlife habitats, landscape features and cultural heritage of the Central Chilterns has been awarded a National Lottery grant of £2 million. The Chalk, Cherries & Chairs Landscape Partnership Scheme, spearheaded by the Chilterns Conservation Board will also work to educate and inspire communities to become protectors of […]

Living Magazines The Open Door

Open Door Seeks Volunteers

The Open Door in Berkhamsted needs volunteers! Could you help? The Open Door is located at 360-364 High Street HP4 1HU and is open Tuesday-Thursday 10-4pm, Friday 10-1pm. Various art and craft activities happen here. If you would like to be a volunteer please contact Open Door or visit their website: Tel: 01442 733806 or 07341 […]

Living Magazines Dark Sky Wales at Dunstasble Downs. Image credit: Dark Sky Wales/Allan Richard Trow

Space Adventure at Dunstable Downs

This February half-term there will be star-filled fun for all the family at Dunstable Downs. Once again Dark Sky Wales are returning with their pop-up Planetarium and Space Show. With a bigger dome and lots more space-themed events and activities, there is something for everyone. Visitor Experience Manager, Stacey Catchpole says: ‘We are really excited to […]

Living Magazines Blues Bar Tring

Blues Bar Tring 2019 Gig Guide

The ever-popular Blues Bar Tring has published its 2019 gig guide. Check out these upcoming events: Thu Feb 7 – Cinelli Brothers Thu Feb 21 – Headhunters Blues Band Thu Mar 7 – East West Maxwell Street Band (pictured) Thu Mar 21 – The Mighty Boss Cats Thu Apr 4 – Krissy Mathews Band Thu […]

Living Magazines Tring Loneliness Initiative

Tring Loneliness Initiative

Back in September we reported on an initiative to tackle loneliness and social exclusion in Tring, after which a steering group was set up. It was anticipated that the plan would be implemented in January, and that time is now here. The steering group is now starting to create a printed Directory and Website listing […]

Living Magazines Ben Satchfield of The Olde Kings Arms withe Best Newcomer award

The Olde Kings Arms Wins Best Newcomer

You may remember we featured news of The Olde Kings Arms landlord, Ben Satchfield, doing a charity job swap with local vicar John Williams in December. So we were delighted when the Hemel Hempstead pub contacted us again to let us know they’d won their brewery’s Best Newcomer award. On 10th January, Bedford-based brewer Charles Wells […]