West Herts Urgent Care Consultation Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is looking at how people access urgent care services in west Hertfordshire and specifically walk-in services at Hemel Hempstead Hospital including the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) and West Herts Medical Centre (WHMC). To help us make decisions about these services wewill beseeking your views. All of the information for the consultation is available here: www.hertsvalleysccg.nhs.uk/urgentcareconsultation Details of the consultation public meetings are below – to help with arrangements it would be useful if you could confirm attendance by emailing communications.hvccg@nhs.net




Monday 12 February

7 – 9pm

Berkhamsted Civic Centre, 161 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 3HB

Wednesday 21 February

7 – 9pm

South Hill Centre, Cemetery Hill, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1JF

Tuesday 20 March

7 – 9pm

Hertsmere Borough Council, Civic Offices, Elstree Way, Borehamwood, WD16 1 WA

Wednesday 21 March

7 – 9pm

St Albans Patient Group public meeting

St Albans District Council Offices, St Peters Street, St Albans, AL13JE

More information: www.sapg.org.uk

Thursday 22 March

7 – 9pm

West Herts College, Watford Campus, Hempstead Road, Watford WD17 3EZ

Big things poster pdf

Inspiring Libraries 2018-2021

DBC Get Involved Strategy pdf

Click on the above link to find out more about getting involved with housing tenants. Dacorum Borough Council has a long history of working closely with its tenants and leaseholders to make informed decisions. Building strong working relationships with their involved tenants enables them to deliver a sustainable service that meets local housing need. This four-year strategy sets out how they will continue to work together to deliver a great housing service.

Friends of Bunkers Park

Please click on the link to read the full management plan BPMP 2017 PDF v3

A meesage from Geoff Doole:

Here is the annual programme for 2018.

Luke is working to divide up the coppice so we can get an idea of the annual amount we need to cut and this can be part of our discussion on Saturday. We are not suggesting the Friends cut all of it as there are other groups and even contractors who can be involved but it will give us a structure to follow to make best use of the crop. We still need to think about thinning woodland and some general maintenance so there is no shortage of jobs. There are some mid week activities this year mainly in the summer to cut grass in the rides but this will help the overall programme and allow those of us who have retired to work at our own pace without trying to prove to the younger ones that we can still keep up!Hope you can attend some of the dates and, as usual, if you can let us know during the week before the event if you can make it, we can arrange for sufficient food.

2018 List of Planned Events

  • 24th February Bunkers Park
  • 24th March Bunkers Park Joint activity with FoCC
  • 28th April Bunkers Park
  • 24th May Bunkers Park. Mid week activity
  • 30th June Bunkers Park Joint activity with FoCC followed by a joint BBQ
  • ** 26th July Bunkers Park Mid week activity moved to the 9th August.
  • 1st September Bunkers Park
  • Any ideas for the work programme let me know and I will send out a more detailed programme identifying what we plan to do on each activity day to keep the work varied.








Are you interested in visiting Frogmore Paper Mill? Then click on the link below kindly provided by Derek Pullen, Frogmore Paper Mill and then book your tour.

Frogmore Paper Mill An Introduction









Please support ‘Forget Me Not Memory Boxes’

A small local ‘not for profit’ organisation that helps recently bereaved families.

A complete box cost approximately £15 but gives priceless memories such as photos, feet and hand-prints to a bereaved family.

Any monies raised would buy memory boxes for local families at a time when they are at their lowest point emotionally.

Whatever the value of your contribution it all goes into providing those precious irreplaceable memories.



Bunkers Park Welcome Belted Galloways

Councillor Jan Maddern took pictures to mark the arrival of a small herd of belted galloways to live and graze in secured fields at Bunkers Park, Nash Mills.