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Bodycare The Marlowes

Bodycare Set to Arrive at The Marlowes

The Marlowes Shopping Centre is thrilled to announce the upcoming grand opening of its newest store Bodycare, a leading retailer in beauty and wellness products. The store is set to open its doors to the public very soon, bringing its wide range of high-quality body care products and exceptional customer service to the heart of […]

Great British Spring Clean Swing Gate School Berkhamsted litter pickers

Volunteers Sweep across Dacorum for Great British Spring Clean

More than 1,000 people took part in the 2024 Great British Spring Clean in Dacorum, with volunteers helping to clear almost 600 bags of litter throughout March and April, supported by Dacorum Borough Council. Back for its ninth year, the Great British Spring Clean is the nation’s biggest mass-action environmental campaign. This year, the event […]

SPORTING CHAMPIONS AWARDS 2023 Colin Jackson

Everyone Active’s Sporting Champions Scheme

Up-and-coming athletes in Dacorum are set to gain much-needed support as part of a sports talent development programme. Everyone Active’s Sporting Champions scheme, now in its eighth year, has helped more than 5,000 athletes to achieve their sporting potential by providing free access to Everyone Active’s 230-plus leisure facilities, including Berkhamsted Leisure Centre, Hemel Hempstead […]

Jonathan Ash-Edwards signing link card

Jonathan Ash-Edwards Sworn in as new Police and Crime Commissioner

New Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire Jonathan Ash-Edwards has been sworn in for his four-year term in office. The news was announced at Mr Ash-Edwards started his first official day in the role at his office based at Harpenden Police Station on Thursday 9 May. The Declaration of Acceptance of Office is an important […]

Ahead of Dementia Action Week, one of Care UK's newest homes is offering expert advice for those living with dementia

Tring Care Home Shares Dementia Advice

A care home provider in Tring is sharing helpful advice for carers of loved ones living with dementia ahead of Dementia Action Week (13-19 May). Keen to share its expertise and encourage more people to talk about dementia, Care UK, which is building a new care home on Icknield Way, is getting the nation talking […]

Mayor's garden party

Family fun at the Mayor’s Garden Party

Looking for a low-cost day out for all the family? On Sunday 12 May from 11am to 3pm, the Mayor of Dacorum, Cllr William Allen will be hosting the Mayor’s Garden Party in the serene surroundings of Sunnyside Rural Trust’s Hemel Food Garden (Two Waters Road, Hemel Hempstead). There will be entertainment for all ages, […]

African lions at Whipsnade Zoo after dark (c) Whipsnade Zoo

A Night at the Zoo

Whipsnade Zoo has released a series of incredible images revealing exactly what the animals get up to after dark. The images, taken during the conservation Zoo’s overnight Lookout Lodge experience, show never-before-seen views of the Zoo after dark. Eager to see the nocturnal goings-on at the UK’s largest Zoo, ZSL’s photographer used a specialist night […]

Paint the Town graffiti artist

Paint the Town

Tring’s artistic spirit has been reignited with the transformative and inspiring ‘Paint the Town’ project, an initiative aimed at refreshing and revitalising Tring’s otherwise ignored and vandalised underpass. Local Authority funded, this project involves the services of Hertfordshire County Council’s licensed graffiti artists – shining a light on creative and arts careers options which so […]

CPRE Childrens Art Competition

CPRE Hertfordshire Children’s Art Competition

CPRE Hertfordshire, the countryside charity, is delighted to announce that submissions are now open for its Children’s Art Competition 2024 to all primary school children in Hertfordshire. The theme for the Children’s Art Competition this year is: Why I love the Hertfordshire Countryside. Children can create an artwork portraying anything related to what they love […]

Midnight Walk 2024

Midnight Walk Weekend Back by Popular Demand

Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity has brought back its Midnight Walk event as part of the Hospice’s 35th anniversary, which will be hosted at Roman Park Hall, Aylesbury on Saturday 22 June. The Midnight Walk will also be accompanied by its two sister events as the Walk is evolving to become a whole weekend occasion. Twilight […]

Herts mass health walk

Residents Encouraged to Join Mass Health Walk

May is National Walking Month and hundreds of residents are expected to join a Mass Health Walk across 15 different locations around Hertfordshire. Last year the team had 250 participants and are hoping for 300 walkers this year. Residents can join on the Mass Health Walk no matter what their walking experience is. A timetable […]