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Hemel and Berkhamsted Leisure Centres Achieve Quest Stamp of Approval

Hemel Hempstead Leisure Centre and Berkhamsted Leisure Centre have achieved the seal of approval from Quest, the UK Quality Scheme for Sport & Leisure. Both leisure centres were awarded high scores from Quest, and are now set to add ‘Excellent’ and ‘Very Good’ accolades to their list of achievements. The news comes after Everyone Active […]

Living Magazines Wine Education Week

Wine Education Week Comes To Hertfordshire

Whether you’re a novice or knowledgeable, mad for Merlot or puzzled by Pinot, the world of wine is one that’s ripe for discovery. Having awarded over 400,000 wine lovers one of its qualifications in the UK alone since it was founded in 1969, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, the largest global provider of wine […]

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The Astley Cooper School wins Prestigious Hertfordshire Business Award

Hertfordshire business leaders have named The Astley Cooper School top for Education in Employment in the County. The school’s Pre-Apprenticeship Programme that teaches Year 12 students all they need to know to be great employees received the honour at the Chamber of Commerce annual awards ceremony held in St Albans Cathedral on Thursday 13 June. […]

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Start-up or Fledgling Business Offer

You may have read either in our magazines or online that in September, we’ll be commencing a monthly e-Newsletter purposely to bring our readers more of what they love in between our quarterly issues. As a result, we are offering local companies the chance to win sponsorship of our first e-Newsletter! One lucky winner will […]

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Hemel Hempstead Business Park Acts on National Relaxation Day

A Hemel Hempstead business park has raised awareness on National Relaxation Day by offering all employees a neck, shoulder and back massage to ease away unnecessary tension and restore balance. Breakspear Park commissioned a local beauty therapist, specialising in massage, to visit the offices on 15 August and give all employees the opportunity of a […]

Living Magazines e-Newsletter

Living Magazines New e-Newsletter

Once a quarter is not enough for many of our readers, so they have subscribed to receive our monthly e-Newsletters, starting this September! The e-Newsletters will deliver local news and events directly to our readers’ inboxes in between our quarterly magazines. As a local company, you might find that regular updates suit the nature of […]

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Latest Update on London Luton Airport’s Planning Application

The Chiltern Countryside Group has provided us with a quick but important update on LLA’s Planning Application, 19/00428/EIA, to Luton Borough Council, also owners of the airfield, to vary Planning Condition 10 of Planning Permission 15/00950.VARCON. This application seeks to increase the noise contour levels for both day and night operations and would permit greater noise […]

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Town Farm Art Show in Cheddington

The Town Farm Art Show will be returning to Cheddington this year, from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 November, perfectly timed for that special Christmas gift! Ten artists and makers will be showing an exciting mix of hand-crafted, high quality artwork. There will be paintings, illustration, printmaking, ceramics, woodturning, embroidery and jewellery, plus willow weaving and […]

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Event Planning Made Easy with Oligra Events

Earlier this summer, Oligra Events joined the growing list of local businesses. Founded by best friends Keet and Sara, Oligra offers a full range of event planning services for all types of celebration – weddings, birthdays, corporate events, charity events – you name it! As every client and every event is unique, Oligra’s tailored packages […]

Living Magazines Derek and Janet Townsend Diamond anniversary

Derek and Janet are Tring’s Diamonds

Recently Derek and Janet Townsend celebrated their 60th (diamond) wedding anniversary with their daughters Katherine and Susan, grandchildren, family and friends. They celebrated this momentous occasion with a meal at Shendish Manor in Apsley and also received an acknowledgement from the Queen (see photo). The couple have lived in Tring for the past 56 years […]

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Lonely Planet Name Bletchley Park One of UK’s Top Travel Experiences

On Tuesday 13 August Bletchley Park, a former top-secret centre for British intelligence, was named as one of the UK’s top travel experiences, in Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist. The World War Two museum and heritage attraction was ranked 145th out of the 500 most memorable, beautiful, surprising and compelling experiences to be had […]