Living Magazines Tring Mayor Roxanne Ransley

Letter from the Mayor of Tring, Autumn 2020

Dear Tring, Now that lockdown is easing and life in Tring returns to a new normal, it is important that we remember how fortunate we are. The majority of the people of Tring have stayed well; our sympathies go to the family and friends of those who lost their lives or were very ill in […]

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Local pub group to extend Eat Out to Help Out to September

Although the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme ends on Bank Holiday Monday, 31 August, Oakman Inns, which operates six family-friendly pubs in Hertfordshire (Banyers House, Royston, Beech House, St Albans, Kings Arms, Berkhamsted, Red Lion, Water End and The Akeman and Grand Junction Arms in Tring) has chosen to continue it through the […]

Living Magazines Maggie

RSPCA Investigation in Watford

The RSPCA is investigating after a terrier was handed into a vet practice covered in bite wounds and with one rotten leg ‘hanging off’. Eight-year-old Maggie was transferred to RSPCA Block Fen Animal Centre on 11 August after being handed into a private vet practice in Watford, Hertfordshire, in a terrible condition. RSPCA inspector Mel […]

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Herts residents called to take part in Living with Mammals survey

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is, for the first time, running its Living with Mammals survey during autumn, from Monday 31 August until Sunday 29 November. This is the second time the survey has taken place this year, following a successful spring survey which proved popular during lockdown. The survey, which usually only […]

Living Magazines Joel Gregory sentenced for attempted murder

Man sentenced after being found guilty of attempted murder

A man was given a 14-year sentence yesterday (Thursday 27 August) for attempting to murder his cousin in Hemel Hempstead. Joel Gregory, of no fixed address, appeared before Luton Crown Court after previously being found guilty of attempted murder last Friday (21 August). The court heard that on the night of Tuesday 25 February this year, […]

Living Magazines Max Dudley

Laid in Berkhamsted

Local lad, Max Dudley, launches new chicken farm with weekly subscriptions in Berkhamsted following lockdown COVID has had such a huge impact for us all, with many looking at alternative careers and starting up businesses as the recession starts to hit. With a passion for food, particularly farming, Max Dudley (aged 30) has started an […]

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Tring Park School sets dates for autumn open days

Tring Park School for the Performing Arts is gearing up to host its first series of Open Days for entry for the 2021/22 academic year. Due to current social distancing guidelines, the Hertfordshire-based school for day and boarding pupils will be hosting Virtual Open Days throughout the autumn term, however, it is also planning to […]

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Witness appeal following a fatal collision in Hemel

Officers investigating a fatal collision are appealing for witnesses and information. It happened on St Albans Road, Hemel Hempstead, just before 5pm on Tuesday 25 August. A white Fiat 500, a silver BMW and a white Toyota car were in collision. A woman aged in her 20s sadly suffered serious injuries which proved to be […]

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Housing developer fined for breaking tree preservation order

Dacorum Borough Council has successfully prosecuted a housing developer for breaching a tree preservation order. Eric Gadsden (on behalf of W E Black Limited and individually) pleaded guilty at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 19 August and received a fine of £1,000 and ordered to pay costs of £2,500 as well as the victim […]

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Lockdown Exhibition Tackles Social Isolation in Berkhamsted

Open Door, the community space on Berkhamsted High Street, is sharing local people’s experiences of lockdown through its art exhibition ‘Your World’.   Back in June, Open Door asked the Berkhamsted community to send in their art and a few words about their life during lockdown. More than 60 people responded – from children to […]

Living Magazines Rectory Lane Cemetery

Rectory Lane Cemetery to participate in Heritage Open Days

Our thanks to Rectory Lane Cemetery for this update. We are looking forward to welcoming our first visitors into the Cemetery, on small group guided tours as part of nationwide Heritage Open Days. This is your first opportunity to experience for yourself the results of all the work that has been going on behind the […]

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Oakman Inns recognised by prestigious Princess Royal Training Award

On 14 August, The City and Guilds Group announced that pub group, Oakman Inns, which has its head office in Tring and operates six family-friendly pubs in Hertfordshire (see list below), will be one of just 43 recipients from 39 organisations who will be presented with the annual Princess Royal Training Award in November. This […]