Government Consultation on Planning Reform Closes 29 October

The Government Consultation on Planning Reform ‘Planning for the Future’: Closes 29 October and the Chiltern Countryside Group encourages you to participate. You have probably heard about this, maybe even read the Consultation documents. This is the most important and far-reaching planning reform proposal since the Town & Country Planning Act of 1947 and responses […]

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Mental Health for All

Mental health affects us all – we all have it. For some of us, our mental health may be good, but 1 in 4 of us will struggle with a mental health problem at some point in our lives. This may display as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, […]

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National family law firm opens its 30th office in Berkhamsted

Stowe Family Law has opened an office in Berkhamsted, bringing the firm’s national presence to 30 offices and reinforcing its position as the country’s largest specialist family law practice. The new office will be headed up by Partner, James Scarborough (pictured) and supported by Managing Partner, Claire McParland and solicitors, Melanie Quinn and Laura Webster […]

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Local volunteers tackle litter for Great British September Clean

More than 100 volunteers from around Dacorum rallied together in the Great British September Clean, to litter pick their local streets, parks and play areas collecting 75 bags of rubbish and over 45 bags of recycling. Dacorum Borough Council supported the Keep Britain Tidy national event, with participants including dog walkers, community groups, scout groups […]

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Multi Sports Playing Surface at Cow Roast

Further to our recent story about plans for Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempsted Hockey Club, the AGP Planning Application will be put to the Development Management committee meeting on 15 October and the club is urging local people to support it. They gave us the following update: Dacorum’s own pitch provisioning plan has identified and acknowledged […]

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How Frequency Specific Microcurrent is Changing Medicine. Traditional Methods of Health Care are Being Replaced by Technology. Article by Malcolm Baxter, Bio Health Practitioner By accident, a lady I knew and with whom I did financial business six years ago, accidentally phoned me one day in March 2020. ‘Paulette,’ I said ‘How nice to hear your voice. Why […]

Greatest Hits Radio Bucks, Beds and Herts Goes Live

Mix 96 has officially rebranded as Greatest Hits Radio (Bucks, Beds and Herts), as part of the largest commercial radio network in the UK, and launched local content campaigns celebrating the voices and music of the region. Greatest Hits Radio brings a promise of highly engaging radio for listeners and a scaled and deeply engaged […]

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Berkhamsted Car Park Open for Business

In case you hadn’t noticed, Dacorum Borough Council’s multi-storey car park in Lower Kings Road, Berkhamsted is now open providing much enhanced parking facilities for visitors, local business and rail commuters. It is strategically located between Berkhamsted High Street and the train station and offers 297 well-laid-out parking bays and offers flexibility on how long visitors […]

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Recycling centre moves to winter opening hours

Dacorum Borough Council is reminding residents that from 1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021, the Hemel Hempstead Recycling Centre has changed to the winter opening times of 8am-4pm. The centre will remain closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. From 1 April 2021, Summer opening times of 10am-6pm will resume. If visiting the Recycling Centre in […]

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Lockers Park School Welcoming Visitors for Personal Tours

Lockers Park School in Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead is opening its doors to give visitors a flavour of life at the highly-regarded Hertfordshire preparatory school by offering a series of COVID-safe, one-on-one tours, given by the Headmaster. Prospective parents are being invited to book hour-long sessions within individual family groups and will be shown around by […]

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How to Sell Your Home During the Pandemic

The property market is experiencing a significant increase in activity following the pent up demand created by the lockdown due to a number of reasons including re-location from London, up and downsizing, as well as the more gloomier reasons of divorce, separation and probate. Needless to say this post lockdown demand was further stimulated by […]

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Soldier Joseph Arthur Boyd

We received this letter John Heideman who lives in the Netherlands and at this moment is writing part 3 of his book about his hometown Castricum during World War II. Can you help with his research? Castricum is a village on the west coast of the Netherlands. In part 3 of the book will be […]