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Draft Employment and Skills Supplementary Planning Document

Have your say on new Draft Employment and Skills Supplementary Planning Document. Dacorum Borough Council has launched a consultation on the new Employment and Skills Draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). In Dacorum, there is opportunity for new development to contribute towards delivering skills and employment opportunities in the Borough, directly benefiting its local residents and […]

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Wendover Canal Trust Stages 25th Anniversary Event

On Monday 7 November, Wendover Canal Trust (WCT) staged its biggest ever community engagement event with more than 100 guests from 85 different organisations, to mark the 25th anniversary of work starting on restoration of the Wendover Canal. The occasion also enabled the Trust to provide an update on its activities, hold a dialogue with […]

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Schoolreaders Needed in Tring

Children’s literacy charity Schoolreaders is looking for more volunteers who can help spread the joy of reading to children in Hertfordshire primary schools – especially around Tring. A recent survey of young people by the National Literacy Trust (NLT) revealed that reading enjoyment had reached a 15-year low, rallying slightly in the pandemic before declining […]

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BerkoFest Book Festival 2022

Read all about it! Back for its third year, BerkoFest Book Festival is coming to Berkhamsted on Sunday 20 November 2022; don’t miss out! The Book Festival will be held at the central High Street location of Berkhamsted Town Hall. Organisers are thrilled to announce the following Sunday Times top ten selling authors: Natalie Haynes, […]

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Lidl Invites Tring Residents to Have Their Say

To go direct to the (very brief) form and have your say on the proposals, please click here. To get started, click ok to approve the cookie notice towards the bottom of the screen and then ‘Start Survey’ bottom right. Alternatively, if you have any questions about Lidl’s plans, please email or call 0800 089 […]

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Coffee Beans Means Trees for Berkhamsted Pub Group

When local pub company, the multi-award winning Oakman Group, owner of The Kings Arms in Berkhamsted and The Akeman in Tring amongst others, was founded almost 15 years ago, its Founder and Chairman Peter Borg-Neal declared the business would leave things a little better than before – for their neighbours, guests, employees, the local communities […]

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More Than 50 Vehicles Fitted with Theft Prevention Measures

More than 50 people had anti-tamper screws fitted to their vehicles at a special crime prevention ‘PL4TE S4FE’ event in Dacorum at the weekend. Officers from the Dacorum Safer Neighbourhood Team were thrilled to find a queue of drivers already in the car park at Berkhamsted Leisure Centre in Douglas Gardens on Saturday morning. ‘We […]

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Consultation on New Design Code for Local Housing Development

Dacorum Borough Council has launched a consultation on the new Paradise Design Code Draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). The design code sets out a framework of requirements for development in the Paradise and Wood Lane area in Hemel Hempstead’s Town Centre. This area is currently allocated for a mixture of housing and business development in […]

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Unmarked HGV ‘Supercabs’ Patrol M25

National Highways has again teamed up with Police forces across the South East in a fresh bid to improve road safety on one of the most important routes in the region. The crackdown, which began today (Monday 7 November 2022), is called Operation Orbital. Police forces will use National Highway’s unmarked HGV supercabs to patrol […]

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Can you conquer the DENS Sponsored Sleepout?

DENS is thrilled about the return of its flagship fundraising event on Friday 25 November. The evening will kick off in style with a glow in the dark silent disco and magic tricks, before participants head outside to build their beds and brave a unique night under the stars. There will also be the option to […]