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Berkhamsted Living Magazine Graham Greene

20 Years Of The Graham Greene Festival

Berkhamsted’s favourite and best-known author is celebrated for the 20th year in a four-day extravaganza this September. Running from 20-23 September, the Graham Greene International Festival includes talks, guided walks and film and music nights at the Civic Centre, Town Hall and Berkhamsted School. Founded seven years after the author’s death, this annual event is […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Alison Page takes the reins

Bright future beckons

The Living Magazines group has a new owner and an exciting future. Local businesswoman Alison Page has taken over the Living magazines group of titles Berkhamsted Living, Tring Living, School Report and others – set up 17 years ago by Sandra Boothroyd-Todd. Alison, founder of the well-respected marketing consultancy Alison Page Marketing, has been a […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Plastic Free Berko

Plastic Plea

Two petitions with  a single aim – to  reduce plastic waste  in Berkhamsted – are looking for your  support. The first calls on Waitrose and Tesco to start using compostable bags for loose fruit and vegetables in store.  The second, launched in April, broadens the attack,  asking that Berkhamsted Town Council reduce its plastic  consumption […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine collage of Berkhamsted scenes

Top Town!

Berkhamsted is the top town in the south-east for quality of life, according to the Sunday Times on 18 March. Our town came out on top in a survey that looks at a wide range of factors: schools, jobs, shops, community etc. ‘ Berkhamsted is affluent and attractive; its medieval centre is filled with chic […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine montage of restoration needs at Rectory Lane, Berkhamsted

Follow the plot

The Friends of St Peters want to talk to any of the descendants of families with members buried in the lower part of Rectory Lane Cemetery. As conservation work begins on memorials in the cemetery, the Friends are keen to find out as much as they can about the individuals commemorated. Project manager James Moir […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Rectory Lane Cemetery's RSPB bird count

RSPB Count

Rectory Lane Cemetery’s contribution to the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend highlighted one of the main aims of the restoration project. On Sunday 28 January, two dozen birdwatchers of all ages gathered at the top end of the cemetery to watch, identify and count birds. Kate Campbell, Community Engagement Officer for the planned transformation […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Berkhamsted Citizens launch new website

Citizens gain!

Berkhamsted Citizens have a magnificent new website, thanks largely to the work of the organisation’s chair Lindy Weinreb. At www.berkhamstedcitizens.org.uk, it’s a lively blend of news, video, photo-collage and archive. Few websites make good use of the technology available without resorting to gimmickry or artifice – this one demonstrates what can be achieved. The Citizens […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Spring 2018 features

Spring 2018 alert!

Coming up in Berkhamsted Living and Tring Living in our spring 2018 issues: Health Posture and bad backs: We look at how to improve your posture: work stations, yoga/pilates and other solutions to improve symptoms. Beauty Salon Directory for Tring & Berkhamsted – We give our readers an A-Z of hair and beauty specialists in […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Rectory Lane cemetery

£1m Boost to Cemetery

The restoration of Rectory Lane cemetery in Berkhamsted has taken a giant step forward with the award of a lottery grant of almost £1m to the project. The three-year project will yield a Garden of Remembrance, a Wildlife domain and an area for picnics and live performances. The Sexton’s Hut is being restored as an […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Lockers Park pupils

From the heart…

Young pupils at Lockers Park Preparatory School have helped raise £1,498 for Great Ormond Street Hospital. The school chose to support Great Ormond Street as one of its pupils was treated there last summer and is now on the road to recovery. In their Art from the Heart project, pupils based their designs on hearts, […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine montage of seating options at Rectory Lane, Berkhamsted

Take a seat!

You still have plenty of time to vote in the ‘Seat to Remember’ competition organised by the Friends of St Peter’s. Berkhamsted. The contest is to determine what kind of seating you would like to see in the steadily improving Rectory Lane Cemetery in years to come. The contenders are at rectorylanecemetery.org.uk. Vote for 1st, […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Raiders girls montage

Grant boosts Raiders girls

Berkhamsted Raiders CFC has won a £4,500 Grow the Game grant from the Football Foundation, the country’s largest sports charity. The grant has paved the way for Raiders to field additional girls teams at U8, U9 and U10. The club now has: 150 girls playing in 12 teams A dedicated Head of Girls Coaching Busy […]