Living Magazines Ashlyns Festival

Ashlyns Festival Returns this July

Bring out your bucket hats and grab your glow sticks as the Ashlyns Festival returns for a feast of family fun this July. Local businesses are urged to join the party with a range of sponsorship options. By day it’s a busy secondary school, but for two days this summer the beautiful grade II listed […]

Living Magazines Dacorum Young Artists 2023 winner Leon Habachi

Dacorum Young Artists 2023

Dacorum Young Artists Competition, now in its ninth year, is open to Year 4 & 5 students in Dacorum Borough and featured work from 22 schools this year. Usually there is no set theme for the competition and the work exhibited represents material created over the course of the school year. There were 640 entrants […]

Living Magazines DENS Hillbuster 2022

The DENS Hillbuster is Back and Bigger than Ever

A hugely popular event in the South East’s cycling calendar returns on Sunday 21 May at Hemel Hempstead’s Gadebridge Park. The DENS Hillbuster, run in association with British Cycling, takes place over the rolling Chiltern Hills and through stunning, historical villages across Herts, Beds and Bucks. The charity sportive is expected to welcome hundreds of […]

Living Magazines Herts Police

Keep Vehicles Secure this Spring

Drivers are being advised to make sure their cars and vans are secure following an increase in thefts of and from vehicles in the county. Thefts of vehicles and thefts from vehicles have increased by more than 12 per cent this year compared to the same period last year.* Most of the items stolen had […]

Living Magazine Roadworks

Roadworks Lifted for Coronation

National Highways is lifting more than 700 miles of roadworks over the Coronation weekend of His Majesty King Charles III to help motorists enjoy smoother journeys. More than 96 per cent of England’s motorway and major A road network will be free from roadworks over the holiday period. The roadworks will be removed from National […]

Take a Round the World Trip in Aylesbury

Naomi MacKay adventured across the globe from her seat at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre with Around The World in 80 Days – on until Saturday 6 May. The classic Jules Verne tale of Phileas Fogg, who makes a wager to travel around the world in just 80 days, gets a fresh treatment in this show from […]

Living Magazines Alpaca Experience Tring

Taking an Alpaca for an Amble!

Walking an alpaca in the sunshine is a wonderful way to start the day, as Naomi MacKay and Alison Page discovered when they visited Park Hill Farm, in Tring. Usually, both Alison and I have dogs on the end of a lead when we go for a walk, so we were up for trying something […]

Living Magazines Police Career Talks Sgt Dan Phillips

‘Pop-up’ Police Career Talks

Schools, colleges and youth groups are being invited to host a ‘pop-up’ police career talk ahead of exam and exam results season. Hertfordshire Sergeant Dan Phillips, who has 30 years’ police service under his belt, recently ran a test event online for the University of Hertfordshire with great results. He explained: ‘We tried the ‘pop […]

Living Magazines School Financial Education

Educating Young People with Good Money Habits

Robert Stringer and Ed Evans of Stringer Mann Chartered Financial Planners recently completed a series of free, fun and engaging financial education workshops for Year 9 students at Berkhamsted School, to help them build brighter financial futures. Aimed at children aged 13-14, the workshops called ‘Your Future’ took place during February 2023, and were interactive, […]

Living Magazines Ashridge win Home Care Awards 2023

Ashridge Named Best UK Live-in Care Provider

Delivering person-centred professional care with a smile is at the heart of Amersham-based Ashridge Home Care, and its efforts have been rewarded at an annual awards event partnered by the Homecare Association. The Home Care Awards aim to be the annual benchmark of excellence for UK companies and organisations providing all forms of care at […]

Living Magazines Heathers The Musical UK Tour 2023_Pamela Raith Photography

Heathers the Musical at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre this May

Heathers the Musical is coming to Aylesbury Waterside Theatre from Tue 30 May-Sat 3 Jun, and making it beautiful in blue is Jenna Innes (Les Miserables), taking on the role of angst-ridden teen, Veronica Sawyer, and returning to the role of Jason ‘J.D’ Dean is Jacob Fowler (Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella). The Westerberg tour class of 2023 […]

Living Magazines UH Art Collection showcase, Chapman Gallery

University of Hertfordshire Art Collection Awarded Accreditation

The University of Hertfordshire Art Collection has been awarded Accredited Museum status by Arts Council England. This seal of approval is recognition of the UH Art Collection upholding the Accreditation standards in its care and management of the collection and engagement with users. Managed by UH Arts + Culture, the UH Art Collection comprises of […]