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Living Magazines Valiant Troopr Aldbury

Save the Valiant Trooper in Aldbury

We understand from the Chiltern Society that the new owner of the Valiant Trooper in Aldbury has informed Dacorum Council that he has no intention of reopening the pub. Sadly it’s this slow erosion of community assets that will destroy villages like Aldbury, unless we act now. The pub closed in summer 2021 when the […]

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All Shipshape for Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Dacorum Borough Council is organising an in-person Armed Forces Day event for the first time since 2019, as the coronavirus outbreak put a temporary stop to live events. The event will be coming to Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead on Saturday 25 June between 12.30-8.30pm. The Armed Forces Day event is an opportunity for both ourselves and […]

Living Magazines Cardiac arrest alert scheme

New Cardiac Arrest Alert Scheme Launched

Hertfordshire constabulary has launched a new scheme in partnership with the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) and GoodSAM to make sure those suffering cardiac arrest get help as soon as possible. The Cardiac Arrest Alerting Scheme, which went live last month (May), allows frontline officers, PCSOs, Specials and first aid trained staff to voluntarily […]

Living Magazines Florence Nghtingale Hospice Charity archive

Help Local Charity Fill in the Gaps

Have you ever been involved with Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity since it launched in the 1980s? Could you help them with their charity history project? The charity is tidying up its archive of press cutting and photos and needs some help identifying faces and fundraisers, particularly from the 1990s and 2000s. Bonnie Doe, Marketing Manager […]

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21st Century Hospital Plans in Pipeline

A retired project designer and manager, who was responsible for the planning, design and construction of the  Hospice of St Francis, is heading a campaign for a new centralised hospital for West Herts. Gordon Yearwood founded the non-profit organisation, West Herts 21 Century Hospital Solution, which was formed  to achieve a purpose built, 21st century, […]

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Hertfordshire Police Crack Down on Seatbelts

Police in Hertfordshire are warning of the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt, in support of a National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) road safety campaign which begins this week (13-26 June). Failing to wear a seatbelt is one of the most common causes of serious injuries and deaths on the roads. One of the simplest […]

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Social Housing Changes

Social Housing applicants urged to update details ahead of changes to allocations points system. Dacorum Borough Council has undertaken a review of its social housing allocations policy to ensure properties are allocated to residents who are most in need. This means that the points awarded to applicants on the Housing Register, who then bid on […]

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Could You Spare a Few Hours to Help Your Local Community?

Volunteers are being sought as a part of a new emergency services pilot initiative to provide additional support to local communities. The Emergency Services Volunteer (ESV) scheme is launching in North Herts and Dacorum and will provide an opportunity for people to support their local fire service and policing teams. This will help to free […]

Living Magazines Lindengate Charity

Lindengate Charity Awarded Queens Award for Voluntary Services 2022

Every day, millions of people across the UK are making a difference by volunteering. Each year, outstanding examples of this work are celebrated through the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS). Created in 2002 for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, QAVS awards have been shining a light on the fantastic work of voluntary groups for many […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted Schools Sustainability

Sustainability: Berkhamsted Schools’ Next Steps

Berkhamsted Schools Group has a commitment to incorporating sustainability into its core activities. The School has established a Sustainability Committee in order to promote and coordinate the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives across all areas of the School. The committee will provide leadership, coordination and guidance to the School for integration of sustainability principles and practices throughout the School’s core teaching, learning, […]