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Out & About

Yesterday, 10:34

Enjoy Hertfordshire all year...

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Wed, 15:47

Cheesy one-liners and sing-a-long songs, Sarah Grosvenor loves Jack and the Beanstalk just as much as the kids

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Tue, 13:02

As Christmas approaches, Hertfordshire saw a wonderful dusting of snow. Here are some of our favourite Instagram snaps to make you feel Christmassy

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Mon, 15:39

With their charming buildings, calm ambience and unique offerings, forget the town and head to our villages for Christmas shopping. Louise McEvoy picks 10 of the best independents to head to

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December 2017
Mon, 12:23

Passed by, tucked away and sometimes unassuming, there are art treasures in the county that are little known but are among the most prized by museums, churches and institutions. Julie Lucas asked our curators and archivists to choose 21 objects that resonate with meaning

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December 2017

Health & Style

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A word-first centre for groundbreaking medical research that could tackle previously untreatable diseases has opened in Stevenage. Louise McEvoy reports on the £67m site that could save lives on a global scale

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November 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017

Florist Kirsty O’Neil and farmer Ryan Franklin-Smith’s wedding was a traditional church affair followed by a flower-filled vintage country reception on the family farm. Kirsty gives an insight into their romance and the big day

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October 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017

We’ve teamed up with SANRIZZ salon at The Maltings in St Albans to offer a lucky reader the chance to win a fabulous hair and beauty make-over

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Homes & Gardens

Monday, December 4, 2017

It’s a tale of love, both for a building and a builder – Pat Bramley met the family who converted a Victorian church near Welwyn GC into a unique family home

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December 2017

Make new friends, get gardening tips, expand your horticultural knowledge and visit inspirational gardens, these are just some of the benefits of joining a local horticultural club

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November 2017

An Arts and Crafts home in Chorleywood plays a key role in a star-studded film set for release early next year. Pat Bramley met its proud long-term owner

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November 2017

With meticulous attention to detail, luxury and class a new St Albans home is designed to be an ergonomic, future-proofed family home. At £6m, 53 The Park is the most expensive new build in the city

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October 2017

Must-have garden plants for late summer

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

RHS Chelsea Gold medal winner Anne Godfrey of Hertford’s Daisy Roots nursery tells Philippa Pearson her must-have plants for late summer

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September 2017
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Food & Drink

Sopwell House Hotel in St Albans serves up a meal to remember for food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne

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December 2017

Good Beer Guide editor and St Albans resident Roger Protz chooses his favourite Herts pubs at Christmas – 12 historic inns that hit the festive spot for drinks, food and atmosphere

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Ad Feature: Auberge du Lac

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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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Retreating to a lovely tea room or grand hotel for a spot of afternoon tea during the Christmas season is surely one of the best yuletide treats. We have picked some top places offering afternoon tea with a festive twist in Hertfordshire

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Make the most out of autumn with these eight walking routes that take in a variety of Hertfordshire’s terrains and - most importantly – have a cosy pub along the way

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People

Mon, 16:18

Paul Laidlaw has entertained audiences for decades with his comic antics as the pantomime dame at Gordon Craig Theatre’s annual Christmas spectacle. Julie Lucas caught up with him ahead of his latest role in Jack and the Beanstalk

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December 2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Synonymous with Christmas thanks to his many festive tales, key characters, places and events in Dickens’ stories are closer to home than you might think, writes Michael Long

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December 2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Designing fun, colourful prints in a fusion of tradtional European and modern Japanese styles, a pair of illustrators have combined talents to create a globally-successful business. Nikki Lennox Moorby met the duo in their Hitchin studio

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November 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A word-first centre for groundbreaking medical research that could tackle previously untreatable diseases has opened in Stevenage. Louise McEvoy reports on the £67m site that could save lives on a global scale

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November 2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

A Letchworth-based charity that aims to improve the lives of those with a long-term or neurological condition through drug-free treatments

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Arts & Culture

Yesterday, 10:34

Enjoy Hertfordshire all year...

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Mon, 12:23

Passed by, tucked away and sometimes unassuming, there are art treasures in the county that are little known but are among the most prized by museums, churches and institutions. Julie Lucas asked our curators and archivists to choose 21 objects that resonate with meaning

Read more
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Designing fun, colourful prints in a fusion of tradtional European and modern Japanese styles, a pair of illustrators have combined talents to create a globally-successful business. Nikki Lennox Moorby met the duo in their Hitchin studio

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

He may not be so well known today, but Berkhamsted-born poet William Cowper was a literary giant of the 18th century. Stephen Roberts looks at the brilliant and troubled mind of the poet and hymnodist

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

We pick 10 reasons to pick up this month’s Hertfordshire Life magazine

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