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Out & About

Tue, 13:24

Official Olympic artist and vivid cityscape specialist will be at a special show in Baldock

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Tue, 13:17
Mary Poppins, she wrote

Pamela Shields, Hitchin author of Hertfordshire’s Secrets and Spies, Harkness Roses, and Rosie and Me

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Tue, 13:10
River Stort runs through Bishop's Stortford

The River Stort means different things to different people but all who use it, whether for sport, leisure or relaxation, love it. Julie Lucas meets three people for whom the river runs in their blood

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The River Alzette in the Grund quarter

Both fairytale and modern capital, Luxembourg City’s mix of geology, ancient history and modern European role makes for a striking city break. Rebecca Underwood reports

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
2015 is Herts Year of Walking

With 2015 designated Hertfordshire Year of Walking by Herts County Council, Countryside Managemnent Service project officer Rukia Augustine explains why we should all put one foot in front of the other this month

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Homes & Gardens

Tue, 12:47

New property developments

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Bedroom one

When a couple bought a delapidated barn and farmhouse near Welwyn, love for the place turned a property development into a business opportunity. Pat Bramley reports

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Peonies - the essence of an English traditional garden

Judy Shardlow is head over heels with an English garden beauty

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Monday, May 11, 2015
Arthur Jack's George style planters bring grace to gardens

As the world’s most prestigious horticultural event, the Chelsea Flower Show, opens later this month, Philippa Pearson looks at the latest garden trends and Herts exhibitors

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Spring puts a spring in the housing market

With the arrival of spring, the housing market also tends to wake from a winter slumber. Su Snaith, head of estate agency at Harrison Murray, gives her eight-point plan for making the most of the seasonal surge

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Style

Tue, 12:25

Janey’s top Herts tips for a healthier lifestyle

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Robert Roope Black range

St Albans Fashion Show director Ellena Ophira chooses her favourite trends from Herts’ boutiques

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Rodgers & Rodgers gold rapture wing cuff

There’s a 1970s’ revival happening. Yes, get ready for flares again, boho blouses and fringing galore. Sure, we’ll need to give the look an update – but that’s half the fun

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Health & Happiness Nutrition

Hitchin-based entrepreneur Amy Huggins has launched what she claims is Hertfordshire’s first raw juice bar.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Give Your Town the Run Around, Hoddesdon is a good incentive to get group running

TV fitness expert and BBC radio presenter Nana Akua outlines the benefits of group running

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Food & Drink

Tue, 12:16

A vodka distillery in rural Herts? Laura Vickers meets a Georgian with a 200-year-old secret

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Goat's cheese starter

A chef’s enthusiasm for his craft inspires food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne to check out a village restaurant

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Hertford Porkers

Sharon Struckman recommends a master butcher based in Hertford to help kick off the barbecue season

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Chefs’ afternoon tea secrets

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Laura Ashley, The Manor, Elstree

Everyone loves afternoon tea, and now you can impress like the professionals, as some of the best bakers in the county share their prized recipes and top tips

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Recipe: Minty White Chocolate Dessert

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Mint-infused chocoloate dessert

Tina Richardson’s recipe for a delightful white chocolate creamy dessert with a hint of mint

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People

Tue, 12:31

The owner of bespoke kitchen and bedroom designer Transform Interiors in Cheshunt gives an insight into his business ethos

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Kat Shepherdson, Savita Mason and CarolineSmith of Royston Time Bank

With more than 80 clubs and societies, Royston celebrates a social spirit that has created a community cinema, a thriving grow-your-own scene and a skills-based cash-free economy. Julie Lucas meets project leaders harnessing people power to make a difference

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Monday, May 11, 2015
Lily James, Cinderella

From the springboard of acting school in Tring to Downtown Abbey and now the big screen in full fairytale glory, Lily James hops on her ‘princess pedestal’ to tell us about becoming an empowered Cinderella in this spring’s Disney blockbuster

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Memories

When a serious illness turned Dawn Dominic’s life upside down, she used it as an opportunity to rediscover her passion for art. Caroline Foster reports

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Maria Iredale at Letchworth Arts Centre

The Letchworth Arts Centre manager talks about gaining inspiration in the US, meeting the Queen, and the power of the arts to improve communities ahead of June’s Letchworth Festival

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30 Great days out in Herts

Thursday, July 18, 2013
DH106 Comet nose section. de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The school holidays are time for the whole family to get out and enjoy all that Hertfordshire has to offer, from adrenalin activities to wildlife, culture and heritage. Here’s our guide to 30 of our best days out in the county

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Tewin Bury Farm

Afternoon tea is a hallmark of British culture that these days comes in many varieties. With its green landscape, attractive towns and beautiful venues, Hertfordshire is a great location for this delight. Sarah Hammill finds 45 of the best places in the county to indulge

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A Glass of Herts

Tue, 12:16
Old Vodka, Church Farm, Ardeley

A vodka distillery in rural Herts? Laura Vickers meets a Georgian with a 200-year-old secret

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Dainty sandwiches, scones piled high with jam and cream and home-baked cakes. Treat yourself to afternoon tea with friends

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River Stort runs through Bishop's Stortford

The River Stort means different things to different people but all who use it, whether for sport, leisure or relaxation, love it. Julie Lucas meets three people for whom the river runs in their blood

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Wilshire Park, Welwyn

New property developments

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