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Yesterday, 11:00
View along the walk at Wheathampstead

Stretching for 50 miles, much of it in Herts, the Lea Valley Walk follows the river Lea, a long-gone train line and stately grounds. Liz Hamilton of 
Herts Campaign to Protect England puts on her walking boots

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Thu, 11:00
'Last one there buys the sweets', Leigh Lambert

The King’s Langley gallery is hosting a special night with the urban cityscape artist this month

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Wed, 09:31
Great spotted woodpecker feeding on a coconut. All manner of birds and mammals will be attracted by food supplied

February is a crucial month for wildlife. Rebecca Taylor of Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust explains how we can help see our garden visitors through to spring

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Wed, 09:16

The Broxbourne children’s author of Completely Cassidy: Drama Queen gives her book recommendations

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Mon, 09:46
Cottages in Tring

Check out our guide to some of the prettiest, most quaint and all round best places in Hertfordshire

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Style

Yesterday, 10:00
Detail is key in 2016 wedding dress trends

Flowers, ‘high-low’ hems, ribbons and the ‘illusion back’ are all big for brides in 2016

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Thu, 12:00

St Albans Fashion Week director Ellena Ophira gives tips for seemingly-effortless mother-of-the-bride (and groom) style

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Monday, February 1, 2016
Kickboxing is a great way to keep fit and boost confidence

Heather Harris puts her best foot forward as she takes on the challenge of learning to kickbox in her 50s

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
9 of the best indulgent treats and personalised presents for Valentine’s Day | Great British Life

We pick 9 of the best indulgent treats and personalised presents for Valentine’s Day

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Wrap up warm in style

Winter fashion for all the family

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Homes & Gardens

Wed, 09:33
Barker & Barker

Janet Dixon, designer and owner of Herts interior design house Barker & Barker, gives a guide to creating impact with this year’s colour trends

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Happily ever after frame £100, The Great Gift Company

With Valentine’s Day this month, now is the perfect time to make your bedroom a romantic space in luxurious silvery greys and whites

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Property: 4 of the best

Saturday, February 6, 2016
The restored stained glass windows of St John's Church are a spectacular feature of this award winning home

Homes in the grand style

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Hertfordshire Snowdrop Festival roundup

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Snowdrops are the prettiest winter flower

Walkern Hall has a beautiful display of snowdrops and winter bulbs in its woodland garden. Philippa Pearson explores the estate ahead of the Hertfordshire Snowdrop Festival

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3D Interior rendering of a modern tiny loft

Nicholas Kirk knows plenty about how to make the most of awkward spaces. Founder and director of Nicholas Kirk Architects, a practice that specialises in bringing challenging spaces to life, here he gives his tips for making the most of your home space

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Sponsored Articles

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Brocket Hall

Housed in Brocket Hall’s former hunting lodge, Auberge du Lac enjoys an idyllic lakeside setting overlooking the beautiful 543 acre country estate and the Hall itself..

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Radcliffe

We are Hitchin’s gastropub. At The Radcliffe quality local produce is served with passion and flair in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere...

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Friday, October 9, 2015
Hermit of Redcoats

The Hermit of Redcoats, an award winning gastropub in Wymondley, Hertfordshire.

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Thursday, October 1, 2015
The Tilbury

Owned & run by brothers James and Tom Bainbridge, The Tilbury offers a varied menu and exciting wine list...

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Food & Drink

10:00
Prime Steak and Grill

A noted restaurant at Chandler’s Cross has changed direction. Food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne went to investigate

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Pancetta and parlsey pancakes

These pancakes make a delicious brunch or light lunch, great on there own or drizzled indulgently with maple syrup

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Chef Q&A

Friday, January 29, 2016
Chef, Kamal Singh

Kamal Jeet Singh, Indian chef at world cuisine restaurant Salt & Good, Stevenage

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Fungistobewith's oyster mushroom Book Recycling Kit

Sharon Struckman finds a sprouting business providing all you need to grow your own exotic mushrooms

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Paprika hake with gazpacho, samphire and parmentier potatoes

... with gazpacho, samphire & parmentier potatoes. This fragrant, aromatic dish is a dinner party showstopper.

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People

Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Inpatient Unit nurses with the 25th anniversary banner

The director of patient services at Watford-based Peace Hospice, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year

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Thursday, February 4, 2016
Bader Braves Young Aviators Day at RAF Waddington

The second in our new series highlighting smaller Herts charities and not-for-profits who rely on your support looks at the remarkable Douglas Bader Foundation based in Tring

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Birds (04).

With a focus on woodlands, wildlife and town scenes, the town and countryscapes of Hertfordshire are a key inspiration for Cathy Smale’s bold and immediate paintings

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Monday, January 25, 2016
Parliament Square. 'The entrance to Westminster underground station is more in keeping with the Paris Metro. To the right is Parliament Square and Westminster Abbey. On the opposite side is the Houses of Parliament with Westminster Tower rising majestically.'

Renos Lavithis is known for his detailed drawings of Fleet Street and has now spread his attentions across the city with his new book, My London by Renos. Caroline Foster spoke to the New Barnet artist about his vision of the capital

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Sunday, January 17, 2016
Gail Garrett, SA Law

We speak to the director of finance & business support at SA Law, St Albans

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Arts & Culture

Thu, 11:00
'Last one there buys the sweets', Leigh Lambert

The King’s Langley gallery is hosting a special night with the urban cityscape artist this month

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Wed, 09:16

The Broxbourne children’s author of Completely Cassidy: Drama Queen gives her book recommendations

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
It's Only A Game by Jo Atherton

Exhibitions and news from the county’s visual-arts scene

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Birds (04).

With a focus on woodlands, wildlife and town scenes, the town and countryscapes of Hertfordshire are a key inspiration for Cathy Smale’s bold and immediate paintings

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Monday, January 25, 2016
Owl in Flight, Flamstead. Amelia Minter

Are children so absorbed in their mobile phones that they are unable to appreciate the natural world around them? Liz Hamilton says art provides a gateway to the wild

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