Living Magazines Christmas at Waddesdon

Start 2021 by Enjoying Winter Walk at Waddesdon

Although the move into Tier 4 sadly meant the Christmas event at Waddesdon had to be cancelled, there is still an opportunity to kick start 2021 with fresh air walks and some sparkle. Due to the current restrictions, Waddesdon took the decision to completely cancel and refund all bookings for its Christmas event (which was […]

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Urgent call for clinicians to help with COVID-19 vaccination campaign

The NHS in Hertfordshire and west Essex has issued an urgent call for nurses, pharmacists, doctors and other medically-trained professionals to support the COVID-19 vaccination campaign. The news that the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has now also been approved for use in the UK is a tremendous boost to efforts to combat COVID-19, saving lives and helping […]

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Christmas Tree Recycling 2021

The annual real Christmas Tree recycling day for this area will take place on Sunday 10 January 2021. There are numerous options and locations for you as follows. Drop-off locations and times Cupid Green Depot, Redbourn Road, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7BA – 8.30am to 3pm Canal Fields, Broadwater, Berkhamsted HP4 2AL – 8.30am to 3pm […]

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Recruitment to new student officer training starts in Hertfordshire

Recently, Hertfordshire Constabulary started recruiting police officers to be trained in a totally new way. Hertfordshire is the first police force in the region to offer a fully-funded degree apprenticeship or graduate diploma scheme. Under the Police Education Qualification Framework (PEQF), devised through the College of Policing, student officers will receive formally recognised and professional […]

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Stay vigilant this winter

Hertfordshire Constabulary is supporting the Counter Terrorism Policing Winter Vigilance campaign to remind people to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity. With the coronavirus pandemic impacting on our life and work every day, it is understandable that the threat from terrorism isn’t necessarily front of mind for everyone across the country. But the threat of […]

Living Magazines Dr Michael Chilvers, medical director at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Stay home and save lives this New Year

Hertfordshire Constabulary is reminding the public to stay home and save lives this New Year, as we enter 2021 under Tier 4 restrictions. The county was placed in the new tier on Sunday 20 December, meaning millions of people had to change their Christmas plans in order to slow the spread of a new strain […]

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Plant Britain Alongside the Wendover Canal

Plant Britain was highlighted on Countryfile in November, it aims to inspire the nation to help protect the planet and fight against climate change. The goal is to plant 750,000 new trees within the next 2 years. This equates to the number of children starting primary school this year. Wendover Arm Trust were so lucky, […]

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HJP Accountants provide Christmas charity donations

Local chartered accountancy firm HJP decided to be fundraising heroes by donating their Christmas party funds to local charities. The team of eleven were feeling very glum that their annual Christmas party was cancelled this year as after an extremely busy 2020 they were looking forward to celebrating together over the festive season. When the […]

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Renovation of historic Hemel Hempstead landmark completed

Dacorum Borough Council has completed a renovation project to restore the Grade II-listed cast iron bridge in Gadebridge Park. The White Bridge has been restored back to its former glory after a three-month project which involved addressing safety issues and restoring and repainting the historic iron work. The bridge dates back to around 1840 when […]

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Christmas bonus for Mayor’s charity of the year

As they were unable to have a Christmas party this year, staff at the Marlowes Shopping Centre have generously donated their party fund to charity. They have donated £2,000 to the Mayor of Dacorum’s charity of the year, The Sunnyside Rural Trust. Mayor of Dacorum, Cllr Terry Douris, said: ‘Thank you so much to the […]

Living Magazines Melanie Czapski, Bucks County Museum Curator of Art, with 'A Scene from the Risorgimento’ by Italian artist Gerolamo Induno

Italian painting returns to Bucks County Museum after world tour

The fabulous painting ‘A Scene from the Risorgimento’ by Italian artist Gerolamo Induno in 1865 has been returned to Bucks County Museum after over three years of worldwide travel where it was seen by thousands of visitors. The painting was borrowed in 2017 by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London for their ‘Opera: Passion, […]

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Multi-million-pound platform access improvements for Euston passengers

Passenger access is being improved to four of London Euston station’s busiest platforms as part of a multi-million-pound improvement programme. The current layout of the ramp to platforms 8-11 acts a bottleneck resulting in an uncomfortable experience for passengers. The £11.7m investment will see the access widened allowing more space for passengers to move from […]