Living Magazines Cleaner Greener Chilterns

Cleaner, Greener Chilterns

The Chiltern Society is on a mission to get the public doing their bit to improve their local environment. By encouraging the people to make better connections between their habits and the impact that these actions have on the environment, they hope to help foster positive change and support people in making easy and innovative changes […]

Living Magazines Nick Laing Vision Care route

Berkhamsted Runner Crosses Finishing Line

You may remember that Nick Laing from Northchurch, Berkhamsted challenged himself to run 500 miles in aid of Vision Care for Homeless People (VCHP) – a small charity which runs opticians clinics for homeless and vulnerable people. Back in April, Nick signed up to a sponsored challenge through VCHP’s Sponsored Events & Challenges programme, challenging […]

Living Magazines Mark Browes - Escott’s Upholstery - Small business based at The Wenta Business Centre, Watford

‘Get Enterprising’ Business Growth Support Programme

Hertfordshire small businesses can now access a free business support programme ‘Get Enterprising’, which gives them fully-funded access to specialist support and opportunities to help them expand and grow. Get Enterprising will be delivered by leading social enterprise, Wenta, and funded by Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership to enable early stage businesses across the county to […]

Living Magazines FOTCH family fun day

FOTCH Family Fun Day

Friends of Tring Church Heritage are looking forward to welcoming local residents, friends, family and visitors to their Family Fun Day on Saturday 9 May 2020. Planning is already well under way to ensure the day is an enjoyable success for all! Present on the day will be the firm favourite ‘Teddy zip wire’ – […]

Living Magazines Watford Junction platform upgrade

More Railway Improvements over New Year

Passengers are now benefiting from a more reliable railway after the completion of multiple upgrades across the country this Christmas. Thousands of Network Rail staff worked round the clock between Christmas Eve and 27  December as part of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan. The work in the North West and Central region – which runs from […]

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Tring Park Singapore Visit 2019

At the start of the Autumn half term twelve Upper 6th Acting Course students from Tring Park School for the Performing Arts left for Singapore for two weeks. Over the last few years the school has developed a relationship with Centre Stage School of the Arts in Singapore and at their suggestion decided to take […]

Living Magazines SmartGo low-carbon travel scheme launch

Low-carbon travel scheme SmartGo comes to Maylands

Employees working at Hemel Hempstead’s Maylands Business Park can now benefit from a low-carbon travel scheme that aims to reduce pollution and improve air quality. SmartGo Maylands, which launched on 5 December, is delivered by Go Travel Solutions to help businesses and their employees access sustainable travel opportunities. It is jointly funded by Hertfordshire Innovation […]

Living Magazines Rennie Grove 30 day virtual challenge - cycling

Rennie Grove 30-day virtual challenge

If you’re looking to make the start of 2020 a time to get active then why not do that and raise money for an important local charity at the same time? Rennie Grove Hospice Care is inviting you to take on its 30-day virtual challenge and it’s up to you what you do. Tracey Hancock, […]

Living Magazines Garden Waste

New Waste Collection Calendars Out Now

Visit and enter your postcode to find out when your bins are next collected and get your personalised calendar. To help the service become more environmentally friendly, calendars will no longer be delivered as bin-hangers, as these were non-recyclable and also carried a risk of becoming littered during deliveries. A generic version of the […]

Living Magazines The Pepper Christmas appeal

Pepper Christmas Appeal 2019

Local charity, The Pepper Foundation, are asking the community to donate what they can to help fund children’s hospice at home care in Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire this Christmas. This small charity is helping to fund this vital nursing service for over 50 children in the area with complex conditions. Without this care, families face Christmas […]

Living Magazines Rail upgrades

Check before you travel over Christmas and New Year

Network Rail are urging passengers to check before they travel over the holiday period. The operator says that passengers will benefit from a better, more reliable railway in 2020 thanks to upgrade and maintenance work taking place this Christmas and New Year. The work in the North West and Central region – which runs from […]