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Warning after thefts of vehicles advertised for sale

Hertfordshire Constabulary is issuing a warning after the theft of several vehicles which had been put up for sale. At least five vehicles, four BMWs and one Audi, have been stolen in the last two months, after men posing as prospective buyers viewed the vehicles and obtained the vehicle key fobs. During the viewings the […]

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Small Business Innovation Fund

Visit Herts is working in partnership with Hertfordshire LEP and Crowdfunder to offer small and micro businesses within the tourism, leisure, hospitality, retail, arts and cultural sectors the chance to unlock between £2000 and £5000 in match funding to help overcome the challenges of Covid-19. Visit Herts will be administering the £200,000 Hertfordshire LEP fund […]

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Chilfest Organisers Announce 2020 Event Cancellation

The organisers of Chilfest, Tring’s huge homegrown seventies and eighties revival music festival, are sad to confirm the news that a 2020 event will no longer be taking place. The original 2020 festival dates were to be Friday 3 July and Saturday 4 July, but the event was postponed to Saturday 29 and Bank Holiday […]

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Check your vehicle for these five things before driving

If you are using your vehicle for the first time in several weeks – while following Government advice – Highways England has an important message for you: check it! You should still stay at home as much as possible. But if you are leaving home for one of the reasons the Government has given, remember that any vehicle […]

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Virtual Wedding Fair

Claire Patterson of ArtbyClaire Creative Photography brings us news of her live Virtual Wedding Fair via Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories on Sunday 17 May 10am-12noon. This is my first ever Virtual Wedding Fair (inspired by lockdown!) and am sure maybe yours too. I would love you to come. This is a Virtual Wedding Fair […]

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Local Charity Cancels Flagship Wildlife Festival Due To Coronavirus

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust sadly has to cancel its annual Festival of Wildlife at Panshanger Park. The Festival of Wildlife is the Trust’s largest community event and was scheduled to take place at Panshanger Park near Hertford on 25 and 26 July. Under the current uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus, the Trust has taken the difficult decision […]

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Two Oaks Pony Sanctuary

Hello, My name is Lost Little Soul. Four years ago, I was found emaciated, starving and on the verge of dying as I was left tethered in a field by a seatbelt. The seatbelt was also strangling me and I was struggling to breathe. I can’t remember how long I was tied up for but […]

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News for Book Lovers Everywhere

Our thanks to Ben Moorhouse of Our Bookshop in Tring for bringing us this update. I’m very grateful to so many of you who have supported the shop in the last few weeks. It’s massively appreciated. We’re in a difficult period and independent bookshops (along with everyone else) have some massive hurdles to overcome in […]

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How to Thrive Working from Home

With many Ashridge House staff working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we asked Ashridge House Events Sales & Marketing Manager Natalie Halliwell-Jennings how she has adapted to working from home… Ashridge House is a former royal palace to Kings and Queens, a grade II listed stately home with 190 acres of beautiful historic gardens and […]

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Berkhamsted Household Waste Recycling Centre to Re-open

Ten of Hertfordshire’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) will reopen from Monday 11 May to allow residents, where essential, to dispose of waste that cannot be put in their normal recycling bins or safely stored at home. The ten sites – Berkhamsted, Bishop’s Stortford, Harpenden, Letchworth, Potters Bar, Rickmansworth, Royston, Stevenage, Turnford and Waterdale – […]

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Chiltern Music Therapy

Our thanks to Chiltern Music Therapy for this update on their efforts to support their patients during the Coronavirus pandemic. Because of the measures now being taken to tackle Coronavirus, we now find ourselves in a situation where we are unable to provide any vital Music Therapy sessions to our patients and families, where our […]

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VE Day 75 Friday 8 May

As the nation celebrates the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we’re bringing you this recipe for Muscovado Flapjacks from Prue Leith. #VEDay75 ‘This would not have been a common treat in WW2 since sugar and butter were severely rationed. But I thought, with lockdown making flour disappear from our grocery shelves, which it certainly did […]