Living Magazines Gemma Gordon Miss Universe GB entrant

Local Woman Has The Universe In Her Reach

24-year-old Gemma Gordon is in the running to represent Great Britain at the Miss Universe pageant. Gemma is an Actress and Consultant for the NHS and will be one of around 40 women taking part in the 2019 Miss Universe Great Britain competition in South Wales on Saturday 13 July. Local Connections Gemma now lives […]

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Introducing GDS Artschool

GDS Artschool is the collective name of classes run by Gary Dean Spencer at various venues across Herts, Bucks and Berks. Gary has worked as an art teacher at various levels for over 20 years – including schools, colleges, and university level as well as many adult workshops and leisure classes. In his classes he […]

Living Magazines gas supply upgrade Tring High Street

Gas Supply Upgrade in Tring High Street

Gas distribution company SGN commenced a £400,000 project to upgrade the local gas supply network in the High Street yesterday (28 May). The essential work involves the replacement of old, metal gas mains with new plastic pipe to ensure a continued safe and reliable gas supply to the local community. It forms part of an ongoing […]

Living Magazines Dogs Trust Generation Pup Study

Be Part of Generation Pup

Dogs Trust is calling on puppy owners in Hertfordshire to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime study to improve the future of dog welfare. Have you ever wondered why some dogs react to fireworks and some don’t? Or why some dogs respond more strongly to being separated from their owners than others? These and many other […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Graham Greene

Tickets now on sale for Graham Greene International Festival 2019

The 21st Graham Greene International Festival will be held in Berkhamsted from Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 September this year. The theme for this year’s Festival is ‘Reflections on Greene’, emphasizing the reflective nature of Greene’s writing and also the nature of this event as an opportunity for comparing different responses to his oeuvre. ‘Our […]

Living Magazines Lisa Jewell in conversation with Clare Swatman

BerkoFest Book Festival Enjoyed by Hundreds

The inaugural BerkoFest Book Festival on 12 May was a roaring success, with hundreds of people of all ages flocking to the two venues – Berkhamsted Town Hall and Rectory Lane Cemetery. Rectory Lane Cemetery events were mainly aimed at children, including the hugely popular M G Leonard and her Beetle Boy books. The Town Hall […]

Living Magazines SANDS

Dan’s Mighty Plod for SANDS

An intrepid Director of Hemel Hempstead-based Igloo Creative is fundraising for SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal death charity) by ‘plodding’ his way on 28 July 2019 from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire to Haryln Bay, Cornwall targeting to arrive 3 weeks later on 21 August 2019. Dan Branton’s route will cover 250 miles across 6 counties. The 44-year-old father […]

Living Magazines Breakspear volunteer fair

Hertfordshire Business Park Hosts First Volunteer Fair

Breakspear Park in Hemel Hempstead has held its first volunteer fair to help raise awareness of local good causes among the business park’s 1,000+ members of staff. The event was a great opportunity for charities to showcase the outstanding work they do, and potentially recruit more volunteers and raise money. Representatives from Hope for Children, […]

Living Magazines Summer Fest 2019

Summer Fest 2019

Witness a spectacular tale of love unfolding eight metres in the air, a performance that blurs the line between hairdressing and theatre, and get caught up in the commotion of music, marching and dancing at Waddesdon’s first ever Summer Fest, taking place on Sat 6 and Sun 7 July. Exactly 130 years on from one […]

Living Magazines Spice World

Spice Girls at Ashridge

To celebrate the Spice Girls reunion tour, Ashridge House is delighted to host a Spice Girls themed evening including a screening of the feature film ‘Spice World’, a British musical comedy starring the girls who take centre stage to spice up your life! Iconic Spice Girls costumes will also be on display plus a book […]

The Copestake Legacy

Do you know anything about the Copestake Legacy and the Octagonal Hide at College Lakes Nature Reserve? If so, the benefactor’s namesake Moz Copestake, who provided us with this fascinating article, would like to hear from you. When visiting College Lakes Nature Reserve soon after moving to Tring at the end of 2016, I went […]