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Join solemn 'Lights Out' centenary campaign
These immortal words were spoken by Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey on the eve of Britain's entry into the Great War in August 1914.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Farmer pledges to stop spreading muck after Tring is overcome by stench
The farmer responsible for Tring's unpleasant summertime pong has agreed to stop turning-in farmyard manure until the weather is cooler.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Eggshells may act like 'sunblock'
A range of UK birds' eggs showed adaptations in pigment concentration and thickness to allow the right amount of sun to reach the embryos inside.
UPDATED: Phew, what's that pong? Well, it might be human waste
A neighbour to a field covered in slurry that is causing Tring's eye-watering pong claims the muck is human waste.
Winchester's Billy Elliot to tap dance in the High Street once more
Now he's coming back to say thank you by tap dancing for six hours to raise money for Naomi House Children's Hospice.
Champneys spa general manager at centre of fraud probe after A 10k in cash goes missing
A luxury spa has called in fraud investigators after the general manager who appeared on a fly-on-the-wall documentary allegedly disappeared with 10,000 in petty cash.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Planning applications round up
8 St. Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hp1 1Jr 4/01054/14/Res, Submission Of Reserved Matters Pursuant To Outline Planning Permission 4/00589/14/Roc Of Planning Permission 4/01806/12/Moa For Demolition Of Existing Dwellings And Construction Of Twelve 4-Bed And Two 3-Bed Dwellings And Associated Parking And Turning) 37 - 41, Mortimer Hill, Tring ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
There's still time to make sure you're in peak condition for walking challenge
Dust off your walking boots and make the most of the Vale's beautiful countryside all while raising money for a hospice charity.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Getting in a twist over Kercher dance school's 40th anniversary
And on Sunday more than 200 of them, past and present, will take part in a spectacular tribute show called appropriately enough The Past, The Present and Future at the Waterside Theatre.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Weather Watch: Thunderstorm forecasting is a notoriously difficult job
There was some noisy weather across the Aylesbury Vale late last week and over the weekend, as heat and humidity sparked some spectacular thunderstorms.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Live Design Online
Chilfest 2014 A Huge Success
Chilfest 2014 the three day music extravaganza staged in Tring, Hertfordshire, UK and produced by leading production industry technical solution specialist Universal Event Productions - was another resounding success! The event, compered by the legendary Keith "Cheggers" Chegwin brought two days of the very best music from the 1980s indie rock from ... (more)
Career on the stage beckons for Max
Max Preston, a Year 11 pupil at Unity College, beat off competition from hundreds of other applicants to be accepted into the Tring Park School for Performing Arts, Hertfordshire.
Luke Robert Chandler, 23, Belswains Lane, Hemel Hempstead. Used a stolen Barclaycard to make fraudulent internet transactions and cash withdrawals to gain A 784.73 in cash and goods between December 31 and January 27 in Hemel Hempstead, possession of small bag of cannabis in Hemel Hempstead on June 12 and failed to surrender to custody at St Albans ... (more)
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Planning applications round up
Side And Rear Dormers. Bin Store And Cladding Of Entire Building The Beeches, Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, Hp4 2Sz 4/01370/14/Ful, Conversion Of Existing Basement To Create One Two-Bedroom Flat With Associated External Alterations; Change Of Use To Ground Floor From Shop To Office , Removal Of Shop Front And Addition Of Windows To Side Elevations.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Walkers needed for the Chilterns Three Peaks Challenge
PRINCES Risborough will be the starting point once more for The Chilterns Three Peaks Challenge- now in its sixth year.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
New Mandeville head promises to raise the bar
Andy Hencken, the deputy head teacher at Tring School is set to become head teacher of The Mandeville School in Aylesbury An experienced deputy head will take over the reins of an Aylesbury school and spearhead its campaign to rise out of special measures.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Gateway to Old Town's history is a positive sign for its future
Specially-commissioned ironwork gates designed to capture the rich history of Hemel Hempstead's Old Town have been installed to 'top off' the landmark's new look.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Mum from Hemel 'thrilled' after winning photography competition
A mum has won the Hospice of St Francis Spring Photo Competition with a vibrant image of rapeseed fields beneath dramatic April skies.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Has the bubble burst for the celebrity spa Champneys?
Has the bubble burst for the celebrity spa Champneys? TV documentary finds unhappy guests, managerial chaos and complaints about filthy rooms at resort boasting A-list clients Findings set to be aired on ITV next week as Champneys gears up to celebrate 90th birthday next year But before you book a A 1,200-a-night suite for the latest 'enzyme ... (more)