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Living Magazines Copper House Summer Sessions

Copper House ‘Summer Sessions’ this August

Long summer evenings at Copper House just got even better, with the launch of ‘Summer Sessions’ throughout August with DJ Lyndsay. Copper House boasts a fantastic sun-drenched terrace for guests to enjoy throughout the summer months, with guests sitting back with a chilled glass of rose or a cocktail over lunch or brunch. With the […]

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Keep the Green Flags Flying

Dacorum Borough Council has retained its five Green Flag awards for its parks and open spaces. The award is the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the United Kingdom. Previous winners Canal Fields in Berkhamsted and Tring Memorial Gardens were once again each awarded a Green Flag – the mark of a […]

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Celebrating Dacorum Borough’s Businesses

Dacorum Borough Council’s Business Heroes and Dacorum’s Den winners were recognised at a special awards ceremony at Little Hay Golf Club on Friday 19 July. The 2019 Business Heroes – the companies who contribute the most to the community, their staff and the environment – were celebrated over afternoon tea. Residents and businesses across the […]

LivingMagazines Chiltern Society Summer Holiday Events

Chiltern Society Summer Holiday Events

Give your family a dose of Vitamin N(ature) this summer holiday with a wide range of fantastic events and activities from the Chiltern Society to help you explore this beautiful area. Teddy Bears’ Picnic 6 August 10am-12noon Captain’s Wood, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 2XJ United Kingdom Bring your favourite teddy bear along for a morning of […]

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Academic Success at Lockers Park

Lockers Park has been celebrating academic success this month. The highly-regarded Preparatory School is proud to announce that once again it has achieved a fantastic 100% pass rate for its Common Entrance examinations, with all 25 pupils securing places at their chosen schools. The academic accomplishments see the school’s Year 8 pupils once again moving […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted High Street

Decline of the High Street

Our thanks to Berkhamsted Citizens Association for this news item. The increasing number of empty units in the town centre is a worrying trend. Closures seem to be on the up at present – Porters, Santander, Luminous & Vogue, Zebra, the Berkeley Gallery, Coral, Makana. The latest retail unit to voice concern over its future […]

Living Magazines Former Kodak Building, Hemel Hempstead

Hidden History of Kodak

We previously brought you the news that Dacorum Heritage Trust had received a grant from SHARE Museums East for a project exploring Hidden Histories which would include research into Kodak’s role in the New Town of Hemel Hempstead. Dates have now been set for an exhibition telling the history of Kodak and photography in Dacorum. […]

Living Magazines Look after your dog

How to Protect your Pup on the Hottest Day Ever

Pet wellbeing company, Paws.com, provides advice on how to look after your dog in this blistering heat. The RSPCA received 8290 calls relating to animals and heat exhaustion last year. Today is reported to be the hottest day that the UK has ever seen with some areas looking to see highs of 39 degrees. Thousands […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted Citizens Association

Maps

Our thanks to Gordon Bluck of Berkhamsted Citizens Association for this news item. Members may remember that the Association has been producing a Fieldpath map since the 1937 edition was published by Edward Stanford Ltd of Long Acre in sections mounted on linen. All this for a princely 3/-; that’s three shillings to you and […]

Living Magazines Pepsi Taste Challenge at Breakspear Park

Taste Challenge Hits the Spot in Hemel Hempstead

Staff at Breakspear Park have had their palates tantalised and tickled this week, as the team at Britvic challenged the building’s employees to take the Pepsi Max Taste Challenge. The Pepsi Challenge has run for more than 40 years, and is a blind taste test between Pepsi and the UK’s largest-selling cola to establish which […]

Living Magazines Schools Out for Summer

School’s Out for Summer

It’s that time of year again, when all around the UK thousands of school children breathe a sigh of relief…….whilst parents take a large intake of breath, in preparation for the long 6 to 8 weeks that lie ahead! Whilst the summer holidays bring lots of opportunities for fun, with days spent playing in the […]