Living Magazines employment

Continued Fall in Unemployment Rates

Sir Mike Penning, MP for Hemel Hempstead has welcomed new Office of National Statistics figures that show a  further fall in unemployment in the Hemel Hempstead constituency. The number of unemployed claimants in the Hemel Hempstead Constituency in August 2018 was 830. This is 160 lower than in August 2017 and 35 lower than in […]

Living Magazines West Herts Hospital

New Hospital Campaign

Local MP, Sir Mike Penning, has been reminding local healthcare providers of the benefits of building a brand new hospital to serve West Hertfordshire rather than to “pump more money into the badly located Watford site”. He goes on to say: “A new state-of-the-art hospital would have the benefit of being purpose-built, with opportunities to […]

Living Magazines MP visit to CAB

MP visits Citizens Advice at new offices in The Forum

Local MP, Sir Mike Penning, recently visited the Citizens Advice Bureau at their new offices at The Forum in Hemel Hempstead, to talk to staff and volunteers about the local issues that affect local people. This year, Dacorum Citizens Advice are celebrating 50 years of giving advice – regularly helping people with over 15,000 issues […]

Living Magazine Roadworks

Planned Roadworks in the East of England week commencing 10 September

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 7 September but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. M1 Junctions 9 – 10 gantry re-cabling Work commences here on replacing gantry electric cables, there will be carriageway closures overnight, […]

Living Magazines running courses

Couch to 5K for the Hospice

Running coaches Heather Harris and Erica Carter will be commencing another 10-week running course for beginners – to raise money for the Hospice of St Francis – on Tuesday 25 September at 9.30am in Berkhamsted. The cost is just £50 and every penny goes to the charity. Started three years ago as a way to […]

Living Magazine HMO

HMO landlords urged to get licence by October

Dacorum Borough Council is encouraging HMO landlords to apply for a licence early to avoid potential enforcement action… From 1 October 2018, any rented property with five or more people living across two or more households and sharing common facilities, such as a kitchen or toilet will be classed as a house in multiple occupation […]

Living Magazines Heritage Open Days

Explore Berkhamsted’s Heritage

Berkhamsted Local History and Museum Society (BLHMS) are inviting people to enjoy this year’s local Heritage Open Days being held over two weekends during September: from the 6-9 and from 13-16 September 2018. The BHLMS has also produced two books to commemorate the end of WW! and the books will be on sale on the […]

Living Magazine Education

Outstanding Exam Results for Berkhamsted and Tring

Congratulations to both Berkhamsted School and Tring Park School for the Performing Arts for their outstanding exam results recently. Tring Park School for the Performing Arts exceeded all expectations on GCSE results day, with 38 per cent of students achieving 9-7 grade average across all subjects, significantly above the national average. Principal Stefan Anderson said: […]

Living Magazines Save The High Street

Save The High Street is powered by independent shopkeepers on a Retailer Advisory Board, industry partners across public and private sector and local high street champions nationwide – and has been set up to support every local high street business – including Tring and Berkhamsted. Together they are levelling the playing field; accelerating the whole high street’s transition […]

Living Magazines War Memorial 2018

Commemorating 100 Years

It’s 100 years since the end of the First World War, and celebrations are taking place countrywide to honour the dead and all those who fought for their country. And Tring is certainly doing its bit. It all started back at the end of June when a service was held at St Peter’s and Paul’s […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Molly Berry Lipreading Tutor

Lip Reading for All

Did you know that one in six people in this country have some kind of hearing problem? Molly Berry, who is profoundly deaf, started losing her hearing in her 30s, and nine years ago was given a cochlear implant. Now, she’s offering lip reading classes to others who need it in Tring and the surrounding […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Robin Hood Cast

Congratulations To Our Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our summer competitions! Danielle King & family (Berkhamsted) and Sarah Connelly & family (Tring) won family tickets to go and see Robin Hood & His Merry Men courtesy of Chapterhouse Theatre Company. Chapterhouse Theatre Company has been touring six wonderful new open-air theatre productions across the UK and Ireland from […]