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Spring has Arrived at Lindengate

The team at Lindengate have been busy planting wildflowers, kitchen garden vegetable seeds, digging the beds and enjoying the return of the resident ducks back to the 5-acre therapeutic gardens and wildlife haven. Go along and see for yourself, taking in the sights and sounds of spring, sitting in one of the many sheltered areas […]

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Spring Security for Homes and Gardens

Hertfordshire Constabulary is launching its annual spring crime prevention campaign, Operation Gnome, to provide advice to help residents make their homes, gardens and outbuildings more secure this spring. As lockdown restrictions ease, many people will be returning to work or spending more time outdoors, which will give criminals opportunities to target homes. At this time […]

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Taking a moment to reflect

Hertfordshire Constabulary will be honouring the one-minute silence as part of the national day of reflection on Tuesday 23 March, with the flag flying at half-mast outside police headquarters in Welwyn Garden City. ‘We will be taking time to remember all those who have died during the pandemic, including much-loved serving and retired police officers […]

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Easter Upgrades on Railway

Network Rail is keeping people on the move this Easter (2-5 April) while carrying £31m of upgrades to improve future passenger and freight journeys between London and Scotland. Government is advising people to minimise travel and stay local over the Easter bank holiday due to Covid-19. But for those who do need to use it, […]

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The Swan Youth Project Reopening

The Swan Youth Project is opening up at last on Wednesday 14 April, subject to legislation. If you want to be there, to meet your friends and hang out, visit and book. Places are limited to 15 per session, so early booking is advised. All existing and new SYP Members will be asked to complete […]

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The Isolated Cellist

The Isolated Cellist is a collection of new music for solo and looped cello gathered, arranged and curated by cellist Clare O’Connell. Determined to do something worthwhile with the sudden expanse of time during the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown in the summer of 2020, ’cellist Clare O’Connell gave a series of concerts on her […]

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‘Jumbo’ Freight Train First for West Coast Main Line

The heaviest freight train ever to run on the West Coast main line has made its debut journey from the Peak District to London with essential construction materials. On Wednesday 17 March, the so-called ‘jumbo service’  hauled 3,600 tonnes of aggregate 203 miles from Tarmac’s Tunstead quarry in Derbyshire to Wembley Yard in London. It […]

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Travel with Confidence and Stay Safe in Hertfordshire Taxis

People can feel more confident taking a taxi or minicab in Hertfordshire thanks to a new countywide ‘Travel with Confidence’ scheme. Drivers and operators across Dacorum are being offered free online training to keep themselves and their passengers safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. Those drivers who successfully complete the course and become accredited can display […]

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Activities to Reduce Isolation and Enhance Wellbeing

Just a reminder about the free online activities that Active Dacorum is currently running to reduce isolation and keep people active (for Dacorum residents): Chatty Café Every Monday at 1pm for anyone aged 18+ 30 minutes of easy chat for anyone aged 18 and over in Dacorum. People can join for as little or as […]

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Herts High Sheriff Awards

Ten representatives from Sunnyside Rural Trust joined an online celebration for the spectacular work that has taken place by voluntary groups and individuals in Hertfordshire, in quite exceptional circumstances. The 26th High Sheriff Awards, hosted by Henry Holland-Hibbert the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire wanted to recognise groups that have shown particular excellence in supporting their […]