Tring Living - Summer 2019

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Welcome to the Summer issue! S

ummer has arrived at last, and we’re determined to make the most of it. To help you do the same we’ve got a special feature on how to turn your garden into a whole extra room – with furniture, heating, lighting and even kitchens on the menu! We also look indoors at the latest interior trends, talk about how to cope when grown-up kids come back to live at home, and help men muddle their way through the menopause! On top of all that we have a huge favour to ask. We want to keep Living Magazines looking fresh and we also want to make sure we’re giving you

SUMMER 2019 everything you need from your favourite local magazine. So if you get a moment we’d love it if you could find your way to the centre of the magazine and complete our quick survey. There might even be a bottle of bubbly in it for you! Have a lovely summer and remember, our website brings you more of what you love, so take a look for more news and updates throughout the summer months!

Alison and Clare Owner & Editor


News and views from Tring and the surrounding villages

12 Local Profile:

Clare Swatman in conversation with local businessman and Tringe organiser Ben Moorhouse

14 New gift and food ideas from your high street

17 Make a delicious

Lemon and Raspberry Swiss Roll with our new recipe from Beechwood Fine Foods

18 Boomerang kids: how to cope when your adult children come back to live at home

32 Walk round Berkhamsted 34 Outdoor Living: have a staycation in your own back garden

22 The Raw Food Debate: 37 Books by local authors. is feeding your pet

Competition: win a copy of our featured book!

raw food safe?

24 The latest interior trends 39 K2 Restaurant review to update your home 40 What’s On Guide 26 Living Magazine Survey: we need YOU! 48 Local Services 28 A man’s guide to the 50 Local Essentials menopause

29 Plasma pen treatment put to the test


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n the centre of this issue you’ll notice there’s a survey – and we’d be ever so grateful if you could fill it in. It’s now been more than a year since local businesswoman Alison Page took over the magazines from Sandra Boothroyd-Todd, who started and ran them successfully for many years. Since then we’ve made some changes and now we’d like to hear what you think! It’s helpful for us to know what people like about the magazine, and just as helpful to know if there’s anything we don’t cover that you’d like to see – or anything we currently include that

you don’t like at all. We’d also like you to think about the Living brand. Do you ever use the website, or see anything about the magazines on social media? What would make you go to the website? News stories? Competitions? Something else? We know many of you already love the mags because you regularly let us know – but we want to continue to make them the very best they can be for both our readers and our advertisers. So please help us out – there could be a bottle of bubbly in it for you!

Wigginton Shop and Café up for awards I

t’s only been open a few months but the Wigginton Community Shop and Café has already been shortlisted in two prestigious awards, including regional finalist for the Countryside Alliance’s Rural Oscars, and finalist in the Herts Business Awards. Vice Chair of the Management Committee Deborah Simcock, is thrilled. ‘The last time Wigginton had a village shop was 19 years ago,’ she says. ‘It’s been a huge success.’ The committee asked residents what they wanted from a shop. ‘There were three main aims: convenience, somewhere to buy local produce, and somewhere to meet for a coffee and a chat.’ Run almost entirely by volunteers, the whole thing has brought the community together. ‘The volunteers were amazing,’ says Deborah. ‘We had architects, planners, lawyers and

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interior designers all from the village who were happy to offer their time.’ The project was funded in a variety of ways, including stakes for shareholders, council grants and lottery funding. Any profits are ploughed back into the community. ‘The café has been an enormous success,’ says Deborah. ‘It really has brought the whole village together.’


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Dinosaurs come to Tring! W

e’re so lucky to have the Natural History Museum on our doorstep – and this summer it has an outstanding dinosaur exhibition that the kids will LOVE! British Dinosaurs: from fossils to feather is a brand new family exhibition which will help children discover the ancient reptiles that once roamed on our doorstep and display the diversity of the dinosaurs that called Britain their home. The exhibition includes 15 specimens representing eight species of dinosaur; there’s a giant map where kids can cross the British

Isles to see whether they had a prehistoric neighbour; measure themselves against one of the first dinosaurs, the Iguanodon, by comparing their height to a femur and tibia; compare their teeth to the real teeth of a Megalosaurus bucklandii found in Oxfordshire, and see the cast of a Baryonyx walkeri skull.

Support your local team!


orget Arsenal, Chelsea or even Watford – your local football team needs your support! Tring Corinthians have been playing in the town since 1957 – but now a brand new management team wants to bring them into the heart of the community. The new team, consisting of co-managers Rob Russell and Chrissy Howells, alongside the club’s chairman of more than 25 years, Gary Mendham, are keen to move the club forward – and they need your help! ‘The club would love to drum up some local sponsorship to help develop the team and the grounds,’ says Rob. ‘We’re also looking for volunteers to join the committee and help out at games.’ Although they’ve been in the town for more than 60 years, Rob admits that not many people know about them.

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‘We’re a semi-professional side that currently plays in division two of the Spartan South Midlands Football League,’ he explains. ‘This is at level six of the national league system in England. ‘We currently have two adult sides; a first team and a reserve team, who both play at the ground on Icknield Way in Tring. We’d love to get more supporters along to the matches!’ For more information contact Robert Russell on 01442 828883 or email tringcorinthiansfc@


Carnival Time!


t’s summer – so it must be time for the annual Tring Summer Carnival! Spread over several days, it all kicks off with ‘The Greatest Showman Sing-a-Long


on Thursday 27 June at the Tring Brewery Marquee. (Tickets £12 from Beechwood Fine Foods or Then on 28 June you can meet Rennie Grove Staff and volunteers, and then the Rennie Grove Tring Carnival Band will put on a night of music, dancing and beer. Saturday 29 June is the high street parade, from 11.30am until 5pm. Including local dance and theatre groups, it will make its way to Pound Meadow where there will be stalls, food and drink plus the Tring Brewery Marquee. Enjoy the ‘Comedy Danger Show’, live music, dog shows, dancing and fairground rides for just £2 per person, with under fives free. You can also pop along to the Tring Tornadoes Family Day, while later that evening is the Pepper Show Band and the Dung Beetles in Pound Meadow. (


Recycling Made Clear

Skydive to raise funds!

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Club night brings Tring alive! A

regular club night is bringing a bit of excitement to Tring – and is proving to be a big success! HouseMouse, run by Housemousemusic, a local electronic dance music collective, turned up the heat at The Court Theatre last month – and will be doing it all again later this year. The group’s main aims are to: have fun; provide a safe environment for house music lovers; offer a platform for local electronic dance music DJs; and, most importantly, raise money for charity. Dance the night away with an amazing mix of house dance music, melodic techno and fabulous pyrotechnics, as well as pole dancing sets from spectacular dancers. The last event raised £250 for Hector’s House, and the same for international young people’s

charity Last Night A DJ Saved My Life – two worthy causes close to the hearts of the organisers. The next event will be at the Big Top on Pitstone Green on Saturday 15 June, and once again at The Court Theatre on Saturday 14 September. Visit for more information and to book tickets.

Saddle up for Horse Combat S

ometimes you hear about a local business that’s so fascinating you wonder how you’ve never heard about it before. The Centre of Horseback Combat is based in Gaddesden, in the grounds of a stunning and historical 2000 acre estate. ‘We have several strings to our bow,’ explains co-owner Zana Cousins-Greenwood. ‘We provide

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stunt horses for TV shows and films, we appear at many festivals and events, and we run training courses in skills such as Traditional Horseback Archery, stunt riding as well as Rider Confidence courses.’ Zana and her husband Karl Greenwood set up the Centre six years ago, and since then it’s grown enormously. ‘People visit us from all over the world, and the Team GB Dzhigitova (Cossack trick riding) train here too.’ Some of the courses look amazing and, if you’re confident on horseback you’ll have great fun. They’re also holding a summer open day on 22 June so you can go along and find out more. Go to for more details.


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New officers at Tring Police Station


he Tring Safer Neighbourhood Team has held its first Safer Streets event of the year with two new officers for Tring; PC Clark & PCSO Smith. The officers provided advice on crime and anti-social behaviour alongside Neighbourhood Watch, Dacorum Borough Council staff and the Fire Brigade, who gave free safety checks. More than 80 people signed up on the day, but those who missed out can become a member of Neighbourhood Watch by signing up at The Tring Safer Neighbourhood Team will then send out email alerts via the OWL system about crime and local issues happening in the area. It can help to prevent burglary, find missing people, reduce the fear of crime and even help catch suspects. If you can help – even for an hour or so each month – we’d love to hear from you. Please email us at for more information.

Tring in the Media ‘One autumn morning in 1874 a slender youth sporting a wispy moustache and velvet jacket alighted at High Wycombe railway station. Robert Louis Stevenson, then unknown as an author, was setting off to hike across the Chilterns to Tring – a journey of 20 miles and three days.’ The Telegraph, 11 April 2019, A Chilterns walk in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson. ‘Tring, a small market town sitting in a gap passing through the Chiltern Hills in Hertfordshire, has everything families look for in a location. Its schools, the key driver out of the capital, are excellent and this good-looking little gem is within the catchment area of the grammar schools of Aylesbury.’ The Telegraph, 17 April 2019, Where to buy a Family Home in London ‘[Harley] Bird starred in the film How I Live Now alongside Mary Queen of Scot’s actress Saoirse Ronan and Spider-Man’s Tom Holland in 2013. Her most recent project is Sammy in Disney Channel’s web series, Sammy. Bird is originally from Rochdale, Greater Manchester and lives in Tring, Hertfordshire.’ The Express, 31 March 2019. Harley Bird, the voice of Peppa Pig ‘Champneys Tring is the perfect place if you’re looking for a spa and pampering retreat. Treat yourself to one of the indulgent facials or body wraps at the hotel’s state-of-the art spa or take a dip in the swimming pool.’ The Sun, 17 April 2019

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Cooking up a storm!


usband and wife team The Cook Partnership in Tring are celebrating 20 years in the town – and are thrilled to still be there! Established by David Cook in August 1999, the chartered accountancy firm has gone from strength to strength since it opened the doors of its very first office. ‘My wife Pam and I both worked in London and when we moved to Ivinghoe in 1998 I realised I couldn’t bear the commute any more,’ says David. So the following year he set up on his own. ‘To begin with I just had a few clients and worked from an office above my garage,’ he says. Over the next few years the business grew steadily and in 2005 David moved to the Akeman Business Park, where the company stayed for more than seven years.


‘During that time we had three children and Pam decided to stop working in London and join the firm,’ David says. In 2013, now with four members of staff, they moved to their current office on the Icknield Industrial Estate in Tring. ‘We’re so happy to have been working in and around Tring for 20 years,’ says David. ‘We love the close-knit community and camaraderie of the town.’ They also sponsor events such as the Tringe comedy festival and the Tring Fun Run. ‘It’s a lovely town and it’s important to give back. ‘And even though Pam and I have been living and working together for more than 20 years, we’re still friends!’

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LOCAL PROFILE Clare Swatman spoke to local businessman and comedy club owner Ben Moorhouse


hey say if you want something doing, ask a busy person, which is probably why Ben Moorhouse has got so many fingers in so many pies. He’s best known locally as the organiser of the Get Stuffed comedy club, which puts on comedy acts at the Court Theatre, as well as the annual three-week Tringe Festival in July. But Ben does so much more than that. Although originally from Yorkshire, Ben lived in London for many years working in advertising. In 1997 he and his wife decided to move somewhere altogether more peaceful. ‘We used to come to Tring auctions and it was while we were here one weekend that I saw our ideal home,’ Ben says. ‘It was the obvious choice for us.’ And so Tring became their home. With the arrival of two children, life changed and Ben continued to work in marketing, thankfully outside London. It was in 2006 that the seed of an idea for what became Tringe Festival was planted. ‘I’d always loved comedy, the Edinburgh Festival. It’s changed so much over the years, but when a friend who was a stand-up suggested I put on a comedy night of my own I thought, why not?’ The very first comedy night Ben organised took place at the cricket club and had Mark Billingham, Paul Thorne and Dan Evans on the bill. By the time he put on his third comedy night

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he’d upgraded to the Court Theatre. Then one day he bumped into Rob Brydon at an event, who agreed to come to Tring. Shortly after that Ben was hosting comedy legends such as Milton Jones and Rhod Gilbert, and it contined to snowball. In 2009 Ben went back to the Edinburgh Festival. ‘It occurred to me that I could put on a week-long show in Tring and it would do really well,’ he says. And so the Tringe was born. The first one was in 2010 and Ben admits he learned a lot of lessons from that. ‘The second time we put it on over three weeks instead of one and it’s been that way ever since.’ That year Ben set up his own marketing business, 4 Seconds; so called, he explains, because that’s the time it takes for someone to form an opinion about something. He also continued to run the Get stuffed Comedy Club, the Tringe Festival, which is now in its 10th year, play in his covers band The Attention Seekers, and spend time with his family. Then four years ago, deciding he didn’t already have enough on his plate, he bought the Vintage Mobile Cinema. ‘I saw it at Goodwood Revival and fell in love with it,’ he says. Six months later, by coincidence, Ben saw it was up for sale. ‘I had to have it,’ he says. And so, a few months later, he bought the working cinema and huge unrenovated trailer. Ben now spends much of his time travelling to events and festivals and has access to 85,000 Pathé films, which he shows at different events nationwide. He’s also in the middle of restoring the trailer into a cocktail bar. Now, of course, Ben is organising a brand new event – the very first Tring Book Festival this November. The event will take place over 10 days and so far Ben has secured Carol Ann Duffy, Max Hastings, Dr Alice Roberts and Chris Packham. With a line-up like that it will be a huge success. When I ask how he finds the time to do so much, Ben simply says, ‘I don’t like to think of things as problems, I just like to find ways to solve them – so that’s what I do.’

• The Tringe Festival runs from 1-20 July. • Get Stuffed Comedy Club runs all year: • The Tring Book Festival runs from 8-17 November. • The Vintage Mobile Cinema


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Ingredients: • For the sponge • 3 large eggs • 125g caster sugar • 125g plain flour • finely grated zest of lemon

For filling: • 150ml double cream • 125g mascarpone • 5tsp caster sugar • 6-8tbsp good quality lemon curd • 125g fresh raspberries

> Using the paper to help, roll up the sponge as tightly as possible. > Place on a serving plate, dust with icing sugar and decorate with extra raspberries. Try other fruit and flavour combinations like lime and blueberry, orange and strawberry or traditional vanilla with a mix of your favourite seasonal berries.

With many thanks to Sarah Murray from Beechwood Fine Foods for this recipe

- 35cm x 25cm Swiss roll tin - Oven 200C/Gas 5/fan oven 180C > Preheat the oven and line cake tin with baking parchment. > Whisk the eggs and sugar with an electric mixer until the mixture leaves a good trail. > Sieve the flour into the mixture and carefully fold in, followed by the lemon zest. > Pour into the prepared tin and spread into the corners. > Bake for 10-12 mins. > Dust a large piece of greaseproof paper with caster sugar. Turn the cooked sponge out onto the sheet of sugared paper and carefully peel off the lining paper. Trim off the two long edges. > Starting from one short end, fold over the greaseproof paper and roll up the cake with the paper inside the Swiss roll. Leave on a rack to cool. > Make the filling by beating the mascarpone with the caster sugar and in a separate bowl whip the double cream to form soft peaks. Carefully fold the sweetened mascarpone into the cream. > When fully cooled unroll the Swiss roll and spread with the lemon curd. Then spread with the cream mix and scatter with the raspberries (gently squeeze each raspberry between your finger and thumb to flatten slightly, this will make it easier to roll up the sponge).

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How do you cope if your grown-up children come back home to live?


he kids have left home and you’re rattling around the house wondering what to do with yourself. But what if, after finishing university, or returning from travelling around the world, they’ve decided to move back in? Over the last 20 years the number of ‘boomerang children’ – those who fly the nest but return several years later – has soared, so that now more than a quarter of those aged 24-30 are still living with their parents. Round here, of course, property prices are so high that it’s hardly surprising young people can’t afford to buy or rent their own place, hence cases of boomerang children are much higher in London and the south-east than anywhere else in the country. But is it a problem, and how do you cope when your not-so-little ones come back to live in the family home?

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For Susan Dobinson, mother of two grown-up children, a Humanist, Wedding, Funeral and Naming Celebrant from Berkhamsted, having her 28-year-old son living back at home meant they all had to make some adjustments. ‘David had lived and worked away for some years when he decided he didn’t enjoy the corporate world and wanted to retrain to be a primary school teacher,’ says Susan. ‘He was 25 and it meant a huge change for him, but we supported him.’ David moved back home and they had a brief conversation about how it would work. ‘It wasn’t enough,’ admits Susan. ‘There’s a lot to get used to, having another adult in the house. ‘There was the untidiness and the noisiness for us, and the lack of privacy for all of us.

KIDS ‘Finally, two months after he moved back in we sat down and laid down some proper ground rules. Now he helps around the house and in the garden, and walks the dogs. It works much better. ‘He’s dependent on us financially because he’s training, but the plan is for him to move out as soon as he can, once he’s finished. We’re very close but it was important for us all that we knew there was a time limit to it.’

The golden rules of living with your grown-up children If your adult children want to move back home, you might be thrilled. But even if you’re looking forward to having them around again, it’s important to remember that they’re no longer children but independent adults, and that your relationship will be quite different this time around. Beth Parmar, a parent and child coach from Berkhamsted, offers some advice on how to make it work. ‘The most important thing is setting down the ground rules before they even set foot inside the house,’ she says. ‘If you don’t, no matter how close you are, it will end up causing resentment and tension, and nobody wants that.’ The key points are: • Communication It’s essential to communicate how you’re feeling before resentment arises. If you’re fed up with dirty dishes lying around, you expect them to pay their fair share towards the household expenses, or want them to cook a meal at least once a week, tell them. Neither of you are mind readers and it’s easier to talk about it than to seethe.

do certain jobs around the house, make it clear from the start. You might not cover everything, but if you keep the lines of communication open then other things can be discussed later. • Respect for each other You’ve been used to having your own space and so have they, so it’s important to respect each other’s privacy and needs. If you have enough space maybe you could create a room just for them to use, especially if their friends come round, or give them a TV in their bedroom so they can have some time on their own. Make sure you don’t let their habits and ways of doing things get in the way of yours, but also ensure you’re not just sniping about it behind their back if they’re not doing as you’d expect. • Work out a long term goal You don’t necessarily have to say ‘when are you leaving?’ the minute they walk through the door, but it’s important to establish a goal for them moving back out as soon as you can. If their goal is to save a certain amount of money for a deposit, then help them work out a way of saving that money. If the end goal is a timescale one – for example they’ve gone back to college or want to move back for a year or so – make sure you don’t leave it open-ended. If you make it too comfortable for them to stay they’ll never leave – and never learn to stand on their own two feet.

• Ground rules Laying out ground rules before they move back is essential to avoid problems later. Sort out financial arrangements if need be – if you expect them to pay a percentage of their wage for their keep, then say so. If you want them to

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BACK IN TIME A new vintage clothing emporium has opened in Tring – and it’s already creating a buzz . .


ucked away down a little alley in the centre of Tring, if you didn’t know about Loft68 Vintage Clothing, you may not be lucky enough to stumble across it. But for lovers of vintage clothes it’s a perfect little gem, and well worth investigating. In fact, if owners Jordan Grace and Georgina Mortimer have anything to do with it, it will soon be a destination in its own right. ‘We want people to come here because they love what we have to offer,’ says Jordan. ‘We’re not a thrift shop – we hand-pick every item and put careful thought into everything we stock. It’s definitely about the quality over quantity.’ Whether you want a vintage 1960s dress for a party, an authentic rock T-shirt or a 1980s American baseball jacket, you’ll almost certainly find something that catches your eye here. The shop has a lovely history too. The Grace family opened their original business, a blacksmith’s, in Tring in 1750, and have had businesses in the town ever since. Today, G Grace and Son’s is run by Gilbert Grace, Jordan’s grandfather, and is a well-loved part of the high street. It’s clear Jordan is proud of his heritage and his Tring family history. And now he and his partner Georgina, a fashion graduate, hope to make their brand new venture just as successful. In September last year, Jordan and Georgina opened the doors of Loft68 for the first time and haven’t looked back. ‘It’s been a steep learning curve,’ says Jordan. ‘But we’ve loved every minute of it.’ They are encouraged by how positively the store has been received on social media as well as locally, with many loyal customers returning time and time again. The pair are particularly proud of the authenticity of the vintage clothes they stock.

With brands ranging from Burberry, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, to Dior, D&G and Levi denim, everything is top quality, and fairly priced. In fact it’s a place that, even if you don’t usually buy vintage clothing, it would be well worth a visit; the loft’s décor is creative and quirky, combining original signs with authentic accessories and a warm, ambient feel. ‘We like to think there is something for everyone here and we update the stock every week so you’ll find something new all the time,’ Georgina says. The other thing the pair are keen to focus on is sustainability. ‘Our commitment to sustainability is evident throughout our business,’ Georgina explains. ‘It’s part of our ethos, and our aim of being a more responsible, modern and honest company. We’re proud that we support conscious consumption. ‘Buying vintage clothes is a green way to shop, and people are beginning to realise that. Secondhand clothes have a minimal carbon footprint, and by re-wearing them it means they’re not being sent to landfill. ‘The shop uses very little energy, with low-energy lighting and heating, wooden hangers, and paper and canvas tote bags to take your shopping away in. It’s important for us and increasingly important for our customers too.’ Loft68 is open Thursday and Friday from 3pm until 8pm, Saturdays from 10am until 6pm and Sundays 11 til 5pm. Find it at Loft 68, 68 High Street, Tring, HP23 4AG. Website: Facebook: @loft68vintage Instagram: @loft68vintage It can also be found on TripAdvisor. And they have giftcards available too! Spring 2019 / 21


THE RAW FOOD DEBATE Feeding cats and dogs raw food is on the rise – but are you putting your family at risk?


ver the last few years the number of people feeding their pets raw food has risen significantly, with freezer sections full of raw meat, bones and organs springing up in most supermarkets. Known as the BARF diet, which stands for ‘bones and raw food’, it’s claimed that it’s more like the food animals would have eaten years ago in the wild, and that it therefore has significant health benefits over processed, cooked food. However, not everyone agrees. In 2018, Dutch scientists discovered that a high percentage of the raw meat they tested contained food poisoning bugs, including E. coli, listeria and salmonella. Many also contained parasites such

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as Toxoplasma, which can cause significant harm to babies. Any raw meat you buy has a risk of containing these, but most bugs are killed in the cooking process. By feeding your pets raw food, there is a risk that the bugs can be passed on to you and your family. Now, though, there is even more reason to be worried, thanks to a recent discovery – because more than 40 cats nationwide have been diagnosed with TB, which has been traced back to one source of raw food. ‘The truth is, our pets are very, very far from being the wild animals they once were when they would have eaten raw meat like this,’ says Patrick Dale from Springwell Vets in Tring.

‘They’re domesticated animals now, and their needs are very different. ‘For a long time I’ve been wary about the risks of feeding pets raw food. I rarely see any difference in the health of a pet fed a raw food diet and one that’s fed a conventional diet – and at the same time there are risks of contracting salmonella or E. coli. But with this new risk, it’s all become a lot more serious. ‘TB is a serious infectious disease. One cat who contracts it can pass it easily on to any other pets in the house. But, more worryingly, it can also be passed on to humans – particularly the elderly and young children who are more vulnerable.’ In fact this is so serious, Patrick says, that legal proceedings are likely to be carried out against the pet food company involved. And while those in favour continue to maintain that raw food is perfectly safe if handled properly, Patrick believes it’s too dangerous to dismiss.

‘I would never feed raw, and the veterinary profession as a whole does not justify raw feeding,’ he says. Danielle Gunn-Moore from the University of Edinburgh agrees. ‘I’m not against the concept of raw feeding per se – it could lead to environmental enrichment for the pet. But it would have to be proven to be nutritionally sound and guaranteed to be free from infectious diseases. While the first has been achieved by some pet food manufacturers, we don’t know how the latter can be achieved, and that’s what concerns me as now we are seeing cases of bovine TB infection in Britain.’

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We take a look at the latest interior trends for 2019 to make sure your home is looking at its best


easons change and so do fashions – and that goes for your home, as well as your wardrobe. Recently, people have gone crazy for retro furniture, as well as Scandi style and dark, sumptuous colours. But what’s going to be the next big thing this autumn/winter? If you’re looking to update your home this year, here are a few ideas hot off the press that might float your boat. If you don’t want to go the whole hog, then there are ways to update your current look with some exciting modern twists. Retro fusion Good news – you don’t need to chuck out your beloved 1970s sideboard or the 1920s art deco mirror you adore – because they can all work together. Many high street shops, such as M&S and Next, have started to sell retro-inspired furniture with soft curves and plush upholstery, which means the look is likely to continue for some time. ‘This season, 70s retro glam meets jazz in a real mix-up,’ explains Emma Holbrook, owner and curator of Soden Style and Soden Social in Berkhamsted. ‘Go for shades of ochre and turmeric, fused with deep green or cobalt blue, or mix terracotta and honey shades with tan leather to create a rich glow and a sweet and spicy palette.’ If you want some lovely retro furniture, try ‘Nineteen 49’ in Tring, or ‘Returned to Glory’,

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‘Soden Style’ and ‘White Mint’ in Berkhamsted. 1: Soft curves and plush upholstery. 2: Retro-inspired Habitat rug Bejewelled riches Forget minimalism – this season, more is more! ‘Deep, rich, plush gemstone colours and rare materials, such as coloured marble and metallic, will be big news,’ says Emma. Another of this season’s key trends is fringing – it will be everywhere! ‘Make sure it’s over-the-top and team it with velvets, as well as glam gold mirrors,’ advises Emma. So think less about paring back and more about embracing your inner rock god and letting it all go! 3: Emma Holbrook from Soden Style in Berkhamsted Scandi style For those who love the simplicity of the pared-back Scandi style, you’ll be pleased to know it’s still hot – but with a twist. Add some texture with the addition of woven materials, such as wicker, and layer wool and sheepskin with a backdrop of neutral tones. ‘Spice it up with some tribal elegance, with monochrome accessories, feather décor, and beautiful handmade rugs such as those from ‘Beni Ourai’ to add an eclectic global feel,’ suggests Emma. 4: Skandicool lamps, £225, Soden Style

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Wow, has it really been a whole year? Back in Summer 2018 I put out my first issues as new owner and Publishing Director of Living Magazines. It was exciting – and admittedly a little bit scary – to take over the reins from Sandra Boothroyd-Todd, who’d done such a fantastic job for so many years, building the mags into such well-loved and respected local publications. We’d love to hear how you think we’ve measured up to the task! To get a better feel for who our audience is today, your likes and dislikes, and what you’d like to see more or less of in the magazines, we’ve put together this survey which will help us shape the content you want to see in the future. There are just 20 questions and the survey should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete. As a thank you for taking part, there’s a bottle of bubbly for five entries drawn at random after 31 July 2019! Thanks, Alison Please tick only one box per question, except for Q12 and Q13 where you may tick all that apply: 1. What is your age? Under 18 18-24 years old 25-34 years old 35-44 years old 45-54 years old 55-64 years old 65+ 2. What is your gender? Male Female


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Yes, you read that right – this is the MAN’S guide to the menopause! Every single woman goes through it, yet it’s barely talked about. Here we give a man’s guide to the menopause to help you give her the support she needs.


ou’ve heard of it, but aside from mood changes in your other half you’re not really sure what it is, or why it’s happening, right? Well worry no more, because we’re here to help. Every woman on the planet will go through the menopause at some point– usually around the age of 45-55, but sometimes earlier and sometimes later. And it can have an enormous effect. Here are the main things you need to know to help her navigate the change as smoothly and happily as possible.

What is the menopause? You probably know most of this, but just to be clear, the menopause is a natural part of ageing that means a woman’s hormone levels are falling. Oestrogen levels drop as the ovaries stop working, so the brain sends thermal surges through the body in an attempt to get them to work again. By the end, she will no longer get any periods, but the road towards this point can be rocky as falling hormone levels cause all kinds of physical and emotional changes.

How long does it last? This is a bit of a ‘how long is a piece of string?’ question. The truth is it can, and usually does, last for several years. During this time symptoms are likely to come and go, so you need to be prepared for it not to go away overnight. During this time she is referred to as peri-menopausal.

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changing hormone levels can often cause the same issues during the menopause as well. So if she’s started flying off the handle at small things, try and be understanding. She won’t be enjoying feeling this way any more than you’re enjoying being on the receiving end; it can be very disconcerting and frightening. It can also cause her to be more emotional and cry at the drop of a hat. It can even cause depression. If it gets that bad then it may be time to suggest she sees a doctor, but only you can be the judge of that. Tread carefully! Other symptoms include palpitations, hot flushes and night sweats. Sadly, a lower libido is also a common symptom. Lowered hormone levels make the problem two-fold: firstly, it means a lowered libido; but it also means that the tissue around the vagina can become thinner, which can cause pain. Skin changes and sometimes weight gain can also be symptoms, which only serve to make her feel worse rather than better about herself.

Will things ever get better? The short answer is YES! For most women, hormones do settle and things return to normal eventually.

What can I do to help? You’re doing it! Just by reading this and trying to understand what she’s going through, you’re helping. For most women, the menopause can be scary and worrying because the way she feels is so out of her control. So although you might want to scream back when she screams at you for no apparent reason, if you can try and be kind, she will appreciate it.

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I was the guinea pig and had the treatment first. When Penny explained that there was a period of a few days following the treatment when I’d look less than my best, while a crust formed on the treated area, I was a little nervous. I have to do the school run every day and it was only March – hardly sunglasses weather! She explained the treatment in detail and then we arranged for her to come round one evening. She set up the couch in my living room and got to work. First she numbed the area she was going to treat and, while that kicked in, set up her Plasma Pen. Then I was ready to go! I wasn’t sure what to expect. In some places I couldn’t feel the laser at all, while in others it felt sore and Penny stopped to apply more numbing cream. It took roughly 20 minutes per eye, but I felt at ease because Penny was so professional. She pre-warned me that it gave off an odd burning smell so I was prepared – but it’s a little disconcerting!

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TRIED AND TESTED: PLASMA PEN TREATMENT Immediately afterwards the area under my eyes was covered in tiny dots, but it looked more taut than it had done in years. The next day it was a little swollen and I hid behind my sunglasses. In fact, I had to hibernate for about five days until I felt comfortable taking my glasses off in public. You can’t apply creams or make-up to it while it heals, but Penny does give you Aloe Vera gel, which takes away much of the tightness and swelling. The feeling is a little bit like mild sunburn, but no worse. By day six most of the crust had disappeared completely and I was even able to apply a bit of make-up to the area. It looked pretty good. Tightening continues to improve over the next 12 weeks, as more collagen is produced. By week five I could already see a reduction in the crow’s feet and wrinkles under my eyes – there had been one line that had been particularly deep that I only noticed when I took a photo just before the treatment, and that has already improved dramatically. I’m very pleased with the result, although I do think for optimum results I’d probably need a second treatment after the 12 weeks are up. Who knows, I might just go for it!

Interestingly, Alison chose to have her treatment on her jawline and the recovery was much longer than under the eyes. She also suffered some sort of allergic reaction, although we’re not sure what to. Of course everyone is different, but different areas also take longer to heal than others, so you do need to be prepared for a longer downtime if that does happen. To be sure, I’d recommend having the patch test. At the time of going to press, it’s only been three weeks since Alison’s treatment was completed, so it’s a bit early to tell results, but she is hopeful!

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his the fifth in our series of dog-friendly local walks and starts in the centre of Berkhamsted. The walk climbs steeply towards Kingshill Way, crosses underneath the A41, before crossing back over at Swingate Lane. It then follows a track which descends to the A4251 and returns along the Grand Union Canal towpath. The route is mainly on footpaths and enjoys several excellent views over the countryside. There is the option of extending the walk from 3.6 miles (5.8km) to 5.5 miles (8.9km) to Bourne End. There are several seats and numerous refreshments stops in Berkhamsted. A full description and annotated map (including parking) is available at Berkhamsted High Street is the start of the walk and has been an important thoroughfare since before the time of the Romans, and was known by its Saxon name of Akeman St. Later it was known as Sparrows Herne Turnpike Trust and was an important toll road. Along the High St (173) is the oldest known ‘jettied’ timber-framed building in the country, built in the late 13th century. (Sterling’s estate agent today) (see photo). Berkhamsted Castle is one of its most famous landmarks. The walk goes down Prince Edward Street, which originally led from the Castle to the town archery practice ground, Butts Meadow, formerly known as the Buttericks or the Buttfield. Berkhamsted was the favourite home of the 14th century Prince Edward, the Black Prince and coincided with the peak of the development of the Longbow as a weapon of war. The walk goes through Butts Meadow to Tompkins Meadow, where the 19th century butcher of the same name grazed his delivery horses. Later the walk goes along The Grand Junction Canal, which played an important part in Berkhamsted’s industrial history. Evidence can be

seen along this walk. Francis Egerton, Duke of Bridgewater (the Canal Duke), father of the inland waterway system, lived in Ashridge. The Grand Junction Canal from the Thames at Brentford to Berkhamsted was completed in 1798 and continued all the way to Birmingham in 1805. Berkhamsted linked the estuaries, ports and industrial centres of the country. Canals provided a faster and cheaper method of transporting raw materials and manufactured goods. However, with the development of the railways in the 19th century, the power of the canals declined. Under its later name, The Grand Union Canal, it continued to be used as a trade route until the early 1960s. There are various signs along the walk route providing more details of this history and the photograph shows one of the few buildings whose industrial heritage is still evident. The area known as Castle Wharf (The Port of Berkhamsted) was the centre of the town’s canal trade, navigation and boat building activities. Main activities included the transport of coal, grain, building materials and manure. Timber yards, boating wharves, breweries, boat building and chemical works and all the people that served these industries, flourished as a result of the canal. A genuine Canadian Kwakiutl totem pole is situated next to the canal opposite the Crystal Palace pub. It was erected in 1968 at Alsford’s Wharf, a former timber yard. The carving is a fertility symbol and legend has it that a woman wishing to conceive should visit and make three wishes for the child they dream of! The walk finishes past Berkhamsted School which was originally founded in 1544. The longer route takes walkers past an iron post commemorating the Foundling Hospital, formerly at Ashlyn’s Hall. In 1935 the Foundling Hospital moved from London to an impressive new building


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Forget luxury holidays – you can bring the glamour to your own garden for a fraction of the price. Here’s how to enjoy your garden all year round.


f this summer proves to be anything like the summer of 2018, we’ll all be glad of the little oases we call our back gardens. But if you’re planning to spend a lot more time in your garden this summer, how do you make sure you get the most out of it? It’s not just a matter of getting a few nice seats and lights out there any more. These days, there are so many amazing ways of bringing your garden to life, that it almost becomes a room in itself!

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Glass rooms A far cry from the traditional conservatory, glass rooms are one of the latest trends, and a great way to make more of your garden space. ‘Essentially these are glass cubes, which can either be attached to your house or entirely separate in another part of the garden, but mean you can use that part of the garden all year round no matter what the weather,’ explains Helen Reeley from Helen Reeley Gardens in Berkhamsted.

GARDENS ‘These are much more modern than a conservatory. The glass is triple-glazed and they retain heat in the winter and don’t overheat so much in the summer. The huge panels of glass also mean you get great views all around.’ With the weather so unpredictable, this is a great way to make the most of space in your garden.

Fire pits Outdoor kitchens Forget barbecues – they’re so last century! The latest thing for gardens is the outdoor kitchen. ‘These are so much more than just a source of heat to cook on,’ explains Helen, who says that more and more people are asking for kitchens to be incorporated into their garden designs. ‘They usually have cupboards for storage, a fridge for drinks, work surfaces, pizza ovens, rotisserie ovens – everything you could need and more – such as this one by garden designer Craig McGibbon. The idea is that you don’t need to keep going in and out all the time and can do everything outside, making the most of the garden.’

Pods Another option, if you don’t want to be entirely glassed in, is what is known as a ‘louvred pod’. Either as a stand-alone pod, or something attached to the house, these are essentially pergolas with louvred roof systems, where tilting blades close electronically when the heavens open. ‘With the weather in the UK, these are a great solution,’ says Helen. ‘I love them, because it means you can spend more time in the garden even when it starts to rain.’

Traditional patio heaters are extremely bad for the environment and, Helen says, have never been a popular choice for home gardens anyway. The latest trend is a fire pit or chiminea – these are a great way of keeping your seating area warm and toasty long into the evening.

Awnings Awnings are a more cost-effective way of making your garden weather-proof. ‘There are some really good quality, affordable electronic awnings these days,’ says Helen. ‘And because it’s just a roof without sides, it means you can cook and have fire pits under them quite safely.’

Seating In terms of seating, it’s best to stay away from plastic, as it not only doesn’t last long, but we’re increasingly becoming more aware of the damaging effect of plastic on the environment. ‘Wood can be left outside treated or untreated, depending on how you want it to look,’ says Helen. ‘Stainless steel is a good option too, as it lasts well. But, just as you’d want comfort if you were sitting in your dining room, you want to be comfortable sitting outside too, so it’s essential to put cushions and throws on chairs.’

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‘One of the nicest, most soothing water features is a bronze resin pool, which has gentle bubbles rippling the surface and means there isn’t the constant sound of running water, but is subtle and tasteful. They’re also relatively easy to install.’ You can find some lovely examples at Lucy Smith:

Comfort As the temperature drops and the light goes down, it’s essential to keep warm if you want to stay outdoors. ‘Make sure you have a good stash of blankets and cushions, so you don’t have to decamp inside as soon as it cools down,’ says Helen.

Lighting Lighting can be as pricey or as inexpensive as you want and still be effective. ‘You don’t want to light up your seating area too much,’ explains Helen. ‘It’s more about lighting up the surrounding area, such as uplighting a tree for example, and then using softer lamps and lanterns for the seating area. ‘You can choose to have it all properly wired in by an electrician, with lights that dim, change colour, go on and off as you move round the garden; or you can choose something simpler such as fairy lights around a tree or solar lamps along a path,’ says Helen. ‘Both look lovely and make the garden at night feel more special.’



Water features ‘People are increasingly asking for water features in their garden for a really relaxing feel – but you do have to be careful about the noise they make, as some can be so loud they’re a distraction,’ says Helen.

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BOOKS Our Life in a Day by Jamie Fewery. Orion, £7.99 This is a debut from Berkhamsted author Jamie – and it’s a corker! It’s a love story with a difference. On their 10th anniversary, Esme asks Tom to come up with significant moments in their relationship for every hour of the day. Although these moments are not told in chronological order, they are told in an order that drip-feeds information and helps build on the story of their love. The characters are engaging and likeable, and by the end you’re really rooting for them. This is a perfect summer read and I highly recommend it.

Stand Tall Like a Mountain: Mindfulness and Self-Care for Children and Parents by Suzy Reading. Aster, £12.99 This is local author Suzy’s second book, which aims to help parents empower their children to: learn tools for dealing with everyday emotions; express how they’re feeling; and learn about their bodies and minds, along with some easy yoga poses to promote positive feelings.

The Northern Lights Lodge by Julie Caplin. Harper Impulse, £7.09 paperback A brand new book from Tring author Julie Caplin. With a shattered heart and her career in tatters, Lucy needs to get away from her life in the UK. But when she takes a job as hotel manager of the Northern Lights Lodge in Iceland, she doesn’t expect to find herself in a land of bubbling hot springs and snowflake-dusted glaciers – and in the company of gorgeous Scottish barman, Alex. Lucy sets about making the lodge the number one romantic destination in Iceland – even though romance is the last thing she wants. However, as Alex and Lucy grow closer under the dancing lights of the aurora, Lucy might just learn how to fall in love again.

The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire by James Bentley, Nikolaus Pevsner and Bridget Cherry. Pevsner Architectural Guides, £35.00 Despite being one of the smallest English counties, Hertfordshire possesses an enormous range of fine buildings. In this beautiful coffee table book about the county, each city, town and village is covered with interesting facts and some lovely photographs and maps. It covers Berkhamsted Castle, the town’s churches and public buildings, Ashlyns School, Berkhamsted School, the Sayers Almshouses and the Old Town Hall, among others. In Tring it covers the churches, Grim’s Ditch, Market House, the Natural History Museum, Tring Park, Tringford Pumping Station and Pendley Manor. For anyone interested in the place in which we live, this is a fabulous addition to your bookshelf.

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Music: Nettleden Festival To Sun 9 Jun. With Mississippi Swamp Dogs, Fri 7.30pm, £17; Just A Capella Sat 3pm, £7; A Family Affair Sat 7.30pm, £17; The Forest Chamber Orchestra Sun 3pm, £17. www.nettledenfestival. Dance: Hemel Hempstead Folk Dance Club Grovehill Community Centre, Hemel Hempstead. 8.15pm and most Fridays during term time. £4 (1st night free). Contact Neil Macdonald. 01442 259578

SATURDAY 8 JUN Exhibitions: Bucks Art Weeks To 23 June. Opportunity to see a wide variety of artistic talent throughout Bucks and the surrounding areas, including the Tring Trio. Exhibitions: 5 Artists in Sarratt Little Sarratt Hall Barn, 10am-5.30pm to 23 Jun. Local artists exhibiting together for the first time as part of Bucks Art Weeks 2019. With demonstrations. Exhibitions: Tessa Cole Sculpture, Painting, Drawing

The Duck Barn Studio, 65 Marsworth Road, Pitstone, Leighton Buzzard. To 23 Jun. Sculptures, jewellery and photography. uk/open-studios/2019/ tessa-cole Talks: Berkhamsted and District Welsh Society Talk Potten End Village Hall, 2pm. £4. With Edward Thomas. welshsociety@

SUNDAY 9 JUN Music: Chroma Chamber Ensemble St Peter’s Church 7.30pm. Beautiful and vibrant piano quartets by Mozart and Brahms with some fabulous Balkan dances inbetween.

Networking event. www. Theatre: Suessical the Musical Markova Theatre, Tring Park School, 7.30pm. To 14 Jun. Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! whats-on Fundraisers Berkhamsted Live 20 Kings Arms, Berkhamsted. 8pm. Supporting Pepper Children’s Hospice at Home.

THURSDAY 13 JUN Talks: Good Trees, Bad Trees Victoria Hall, Tring 10am. Speaker: Kate Bretherton. www. Fairs / Festivals Pitstone and Ivinghoe Summer Festival The Big Top, Pitstone Rec. Fri 14 Jun 7pm Mamma Mia Party Night followed by 70’s Disco Night from 10pm. Sat 15 Jun 7pm Housemouse Ibiza Club Night (over 18s only). Sat 16 Jun 1pm Music on the Lawn with the Beacon Community Choir. www.

TUESDAY 11 JUN Business: Business Biscotti The Bell, London Road, Aylesbury. 9.30-11.30am. £10. Networking event. www.

SATURDAY 15 JUN Music: Summer Concert St. Peter’s Church, Berkhamsted 7.30pm. £15, Under 18s free. Chiltern Chamber Choir perform. www.



Business: BDCC Annual Barbecue Berkhamsted Cricket Club.

Walks: Tring Boundary Trail Starts Aldbury Memorial

Hall. £10 adults, £5 children includes cream tea at end. Choice of 7/14/21-mile route in aid of Aldbury School. www.tringboundarytrail. Music: Beacon Community Choir Pitstone Green, 1-6pm. £5 on the gate, children free. Mini music festival with something for all the family. beacon-community-choir/ Dance: Romeo and Juliet The Vyne Theatre, Berkhamsted. 2pm. £10-15. An artsLIVE screening of Kenneth Macmillan’s great Shakespearean classic. www.

MONDAY 17 JUN Arts & Crafts: Craft Workshops Berkhamsted Arts and Crafts and Open Door, Berkhamsted. People Not Borders invite people of all ages to a series of craft workshops to mark Refugee Week.

WEDNESDAY 19 JUN Arts & Crafts: Berkhamsted and Tring Sewing Bee Northchurch Social Centre, Bell Lane, 9am-12 noon. £5 payable on the day. Please book. fiona4mckenna@ Talks: SEND Friends Support Group New Mill Baptist Church, Tring, 9.30-11am. With a SENDIASS adviser to discuss how they can help support parents of children with SEND. s.lindars@

THURSDAY 20 JUN Music: John Verity with his Band Blues Bar, Tring. 8.30pm.

FRIDAY 21 JUN Talks: Talking About Yesteryear Nora Grace Hall, Tring, 10.30-11.45am. Tring Local History And Museum Reminiscence Group.

Gardens: Wilstone Open Gardens 2-5pm. One-off £4 entry to all gardens. Stroll around the village visiting the gardens and enjoying the many other activities available. open_gardens.php?id=1653 Music: Tring Chamber Music Hastoe Village Hall, 7.30pm. ‘Fiddlers Four’. www.



Walks: Florence Nightingale Midnight Walk Starts/ends Aylesbury College, 12 midnight with entertainment along the way. midnightwalk

Talks: A Reminiscence Evening Tring WI, High Street Baptist Church Hall. 7.45pm. Speaker: Barbara Smith. Call Mo Reeley. 01442 823768

Walks: DENS Castle Walk DENS sponsored walk. From Berkhamsted Castle at 9.30am, there’s a choice of 2, 5 or 10 mile routes. Sport: Summer Open Day Centre of Horseback Combat, Gaddesden Place Stables, HP2 6EY. 7pm (doors 6pm). Featuring the International Dzhigitovka Show plus more demos and shows.

SUNDAY 23 JUN Fundraisers: Hospice of St Francis Garden Party Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, 1-5pm. Advance tickets £5, £7 on the gate. Under-16’s free. Wide range of activities and attractions for the whole family. www.

THURSDAY 27 JUN Fairs / Festivals: Tring Together Summer Carnival Pound Meadow, Tring. Carnival week runs from Thursday to lunchtime Sunday 30 Jun. Saturday Carnival Day community event for all the family. Film: The Greatest Showman Sing-a-long Tring Brewery Marquee, Pound Meadow. Doors 7pm, film 8.45pm. £12 advance, £15 door. Hot food available. Tickets online or from Beechwood Fine Foods.

FRIDAY 28 JUN Talks: Get Involved With Rennie Grove Tring Brewery Marquee, Pound Meadow, 4pm. Come along and meet the Rennie

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Music: Rennie Grove Tring Carnival Band Night Pound Meadow, 8pm. £10 advance, £12.50 door. A night of local beer, bands and dancing and all for a good cause.

Theatre: As You Like It Tring Park School grounds, 7.30pm. Also 2pm and 7.30pm Sat 6 Jul. Outdoor production directed by Heather Loomes and Louise Montes.

SATURDAY 29 JUN Walks: Memory Walk Sign up and walk in memory of a loved one with friends, colleagues and those closest to you so the Hospice can continue to offer a hand in the darkness for those in need. uk/40/birthday-events Sport: Tring Tornadoes Family Day 11am-6pm. Find out more about this local football club and sign up for the 2019/20 season. Fairs / Festivals: Tring Summer Carnival Day 11.30am. £2, under-5s free. The space-themed Carnival Day will be blasting off with a High Street parade involving local schools, dance groups and theatre groups. Music: The Pepper Show Band and the Dung Beatles An evening of energetic music from these bands. Dance: The Roads Less Travelled Markova Theatre, Tring Park

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FRIDAY 5 JUL Sport: Stocks Golf Day Take on the exclusive 18-hole championship course in aid of the Hospice of St Francis and compete for the Challenge Trophy!



Comedy: The Tringe 2019 10th annual Tringe comedy festival! Runs to 20 Jul. See website for more details.

Fairs / Festivals: Chilfest Cow Lane, Tring. Retro 80s festival with performances from Hot Chocolate, Bananarama and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey.


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TUESDAY 9 JUL Business: Business Biscotti The Bell, London Road, Aylesbury 9.30am business networking. uk/aston-clinton/ aston-clinton.html

THURSDAY 11 JUL Talks: Bacon and Bagels Victoria Hall, Akeman St, 10am. A Jewish childhood in the East End. Speaker: Jeff Rozelaar. uk/tring/home

Exhibitions: Eliot Hodgkin Rediscovered / Madame de Pompadour in the Frame Two exhibitions at Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury. To 20 Oct. Free with grounds admission.

Music: Tring Choral Society St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Tring High Street, 7.30pm. £15.




Business: BDCC Breakfast Meeting Berkhamsted Cricket Club, 7am.

Fundraisers: Sky Dive 2019 Hinton Airfield, Brackley. £50 registration, non-refundable. Raise funds for the Hospice of St Francis in its 40th year. support-us/events/detail/ skydive-july

Fundraisers: Ashlyns Festival Ashlyns School, Berkhamsted. The festival continues with live music across two stages all day.

Walks: Wendover Arm Trust Restoration Open Day Drayton Beauchamp Church 12.30-4pm. Free entry and

Music: Tring Chamber Music Aldbury Church, 7.30pm.

THURSDAY 4 JUL Music: Robin Bibi and Tony Martin Blues Bar, Tring. 8.30pm.


Fundraisers: Ashlyns Festival Ashlyns School, Berkhamsted. The festival kicks off on Friday evening with a comedy and curry night.


‘Beethoven - First and Last’. www.tringchambermusic.

WEDNESDAY 17 JUL Arts & Crafts: Berkhamsted and Tring Sewing Bee Northchurch Social Centre, Bell Lane, 9am-12 noon. Please book your place as space is limited. fiona4mckenna@ Talks: Liberty: The Bucks Man, the London Shop, the Global Style High Street Baptist Church, Tring, 8pm. £4. Speaker: Will Phillips, Keeper of Social History at Bucks County Museum. www.tringlocalhistory

THURSDAY 18 JUL Music: Lewis Hamilton Band Blues Bar, Tring. 8.30pm.


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TUESDAY 23 JUL Talks: Chair Exercises Tring WI, High Street Baptist Church Hall. 7.45pm. Speaker: Joan Cooper. 01442 823768

SATURDAY 27 JUL Fairs / Festivals: Dacorum Steam Fayre Green Croft Farm, Potten End 10am-5pm. Also Sun 28 Jul. A weekend packed full of family fun with heavy horses, steam engines and classic cars. steamfayre

THURSDAY 1 AUG Music: Dawn Sandell’s Raiders Blues Bar, Tring. 8.30pm.

Talks: Talking About Yesteryear Nora Grace Hall, Tring, 10.30-11.45am. Tring Local History And Museum Reminiscence Group. gascoinesusan@

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THURSDAY 8 AUG Talks: The Mafia and Frank Sinatra Victoria Hall, Akeman St, 10am. Speaker: Brian Greenan. uk/tring/home


SUNDAY 11 AUG Gardens: Sunnyside Allotments Open Day Ivy House Lane, Berkhamsted 11am-4pm. www.sunnyside

TUESDAY 13 AUG Business: Business Biscotti The Bell, London Road, Aylesbury 9.30-11.30am. £10. uk/aston-clinton/ aston-clinton.html

Talks: Talking About Yesteryear Nora Grace Hall, Tring, 10.30-11.45am. Tring Local History And Museum Reminiscence Group. gascoinesusan@

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Fundraisers: Family Fun Day Broadwater, Lower Kings Road, Berkhamsted. From 1pm. Berkhamsted Comrades FC host 6-a-side

Talks: Life as an Actor Tring WI, High Street Baptist Church Hall. 7.45pm. Visitors welcome. Speaker: Jeff Rozelaar. 01442 823768

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