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30 Days Wild Returns For A Fifth Year

You may remember we brought you the news of The Wildlife Trusts’ annual challenge – 30 Days Wild – calling on everyone to go wild every day in June. The challenge has now begun and this year looks set to be bigger and wilder than ever – so far, more than 60,000 people, families, schools, […]

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Tring Park School is Choir of the Year

The prestigious Tring Park School for the Performing Arts have won the much-coveted BBC Songs of Praise Senior School Choir of the Year 2019 competition for the second time in four years. The final, which was aired on Sunday 2 June on BBC1, saw the Tring Park School Chamber Choir, also known as the Tring […]

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Cats in Need of Homes

Bandit is currently with Cats Protection Hemel Hempstead & Berkhamsted Branch – can you offer him a forever home? This lad is our Bandit he is approx. 10 years of age. He has had a bit of a time of it previously before coming into Cats Protection and is now becoming the relaxed chilled out […]

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Help for Two Oaks

It’s been part of Berkhamsted since 2006 – but every year Two Oaks Pony Sanctuary on Darrs Lane in Northchurch faces the risk of closure due to lack of funds. Carolann Buchorksi opened the sanctuary 13 years ago. She runs the place single-handedly, with help from generous volunteers, but needs regular help to keep the […]

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The Alarm Hurricane of Change Tour 2019

The Alarm lead singer and songwriter Mike Peters, will present The Alarm – Hurricane of Change 30th Anniversary Acoustic Tour at The David Evans Court Theatre this October. The tour will honour The Alarm’s late 1980’s trilogy of iconic album’s ‘Eye Of The Hurricane’, ‘Electric Folklore’ and ‘Change’, and will feature intimate acoustic readings of […]

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Cybercrime Wake Up Call for Hemel Hempstead Business Ambassadors

On Thursday 23 May, at the West Herts College Campus in Hemel Hempstead, Business Ambassadors met at their latest event for a series of presentations including cyber fraud, courtesy of Barclays Bank, and on the business support services provided by Dacorum Borough Council. Samiul Hussain, Digital Engagement Manager, Central London, Herts & NWL and Essex […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]