21 Nov

Citizens Visioning 2017

Thank you so very much to the huge number of you that came to our Berkhamsted Visioning Evening. You all worked really hard and threw yourselves wholeheartedly into discussing the options we have been given. As you know there has never been a more important time to involve yourselves with, and...
4 Oct

Berkhamsted Art in Action 2017

8.00. Lindy (Chairman of the Citizens) welcomed everyone and encouraged them to wonder round and look at all the art displayed. 8.20. Lindy made an opening introduction and asked all the artists to introduce themselves briefly 9.00 Hillary Taylor spoke on ‘Be your own creative...
17 May

General Election 2017 Hustings

Here are some of the questions sent in by attendees at the 2017 General Election hustings: Recently an independent body (Client Earth) took the government to court over illegal air quality in our towns and cities. The court ordered the government to produce a plan to tackle air pollution....
12 Apr

Love your food

As our contributors arrived, we got really excited. Here in the room we had local and passionate food producers, who were totally committed to creating the very best for us, their customers. Then the speakers started – and what we heard were people with total enthusiasm for what they were...
21 Mar

Rectory Lane Cemetery Project

I have lived in Berkhamsted for 50 years and never visited the Rectory Lane Cemetery till we went to make this little film. Wow what a stunning green space right in the centre of our town. It is James Moire speaking on this video, he and his team of remarkably enthusiastic and talented volunteers...
25 Feb

Love your life

This was an amazing evening – brought to life as only Ros Taylor MBE can do!! As most of you know Ros was the brains, energy and inspiration behind the creation of our fantastic Hospice of St. Francis as we know and respect it today. Even though this was an evening essentially about ‘end of...
10 Feb

Lower Kings Road Car Park update

The Planning Application for the Lower Kings Road car park was approved and signed-off by the Planning Authority (Dacorum Borough Council) just before Christmas – 22 nd December 2016 to be precise. We understand that the procurement process for the delivery of the multi-storey car park is...
16 Nov

Love Berkhamsted

The "Love Berkhamsted" evening was another great success of a totally different kind.  Again an almost full house, we were grandly entertained by a wonderful Berkhamsted Quiz which the highly entertaining and delightful Nigel from the Rising Sun presented with great verve.  Even supplying...
4 Nov

Local Businesses Light Up The Town

Each year Berkhamsted Citizens at Berkhamsted's Christmas Event have presented a prize to the best dressed shop window in the town. I decided that this year we would photograph all the windows for the whole community to see (we put them up on Facebook as this new web site was not yet launched)....
5 Oct

Berkhamsted’s Art in Action

Berkhamsted’s Art in Action was an inspired evening!   This was the first event of its kind put on by the Berkhamsted Citizens. Huge numbers came to socialise with us, meet some of our local artists, and see examples of their work whilst chatting over a glass of wine.  The event was so...
8 Jun

David Gauke on EU Referendum: “Is Berkhamsted In or Out?”

This event was so well supported by our community we had to turn people away at the door.  Discussion from the floor was both animated and intelligent - underlining how engaged our community is with both local and national politics.  It was a great opportunity to hear both sides of the argument...
6 May

Queen Elizabeth II Birthday visit to Berkhamsted

As the sun rose on this beautiful Spring morning our community began to line the streets in eager anticipation of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. As a lively buzz fills the air people are realising that this is a once in a life time opportunity to see the Queen in Berkhamsted. Mothers guided...