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Out & About

Tue, 09:53

Are you an artist inspired by Hertfordshire’s beauty? Would you love to show your work in a gallery, win £250 cash and have a magazine article written about you?

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Friday, September 23, 2016

A network of heritage trails that take in the fascinating history and beautiful landscapes in and around Wheathamspstead have drawn walkers to the village and given business a needed boost. Louise McEvoy goes exploring

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The grand Edwardian mansion in High Holborn, now a five-star hotel, is visited by Naomi Sheldon-Peover and her cat, Lila

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hertford Children’s Book Festival returns to Hertford this month attracting authors and performers to Hertford Theatre for the three-day event

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Hertfordshire is home to a large amount of farmland and modern practices that can be at odds with wildlife. Charlotte Hussey of the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust outlines a new partnership that aims to bring the wild back to the farm

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Health & Style

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Cycling is having a resurgence in the UK thanks to the British superstars of the track. With Herts a fantastic place to ride and with clubs to suit the coaster to the racer, Neil Metcalfe got on his bike to find out more

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Stay cool with stylish whites with pops of colour this summer, says St Albans Fashion Week director Ellena Ophira

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

A strategy for a healthier, happier Hertfordshire from toddlers to pensioners and a scheme encouraging children to walk a mile a day have been launched

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

The Radio 2 holistic health expert, Imperfectly Natural Woman author and Herts mum chooses her favourite treatments, therapies and foods in Herts

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Dr Ade Adejuwon, consultant in sports and exercise medicine at Spire Harpenden Hospital, on taking care of the elbow when playing racquet sports

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Homes & Gardens

Tue, 10:05

Five years ago, Annie Rowley turned her elegant Georgian home in the heart of Hertford into a boutique B&B. Now expanding to supper clubs and parties, she spoke to Pat Bramley about the venture that has become a passion

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Continuing the celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of the landscape designer Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, Liz Hamilton of the Herts Campaign to Protect Rural England explores his legacy at Ashridge

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Understanding Inheritance Tax

Monday, September 19, 2016

Inheritance Tax can be a tricky web to unravel. Here we break down the rules of inheritance tax to help secure your future.

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After the highs of midsummer, borders still look stunning in September’s warmth. Philippa Pearson highlights the best late summer gardens and plants in Herts this month

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Cameo Kitchens in Nazeing near Hoddesdon has top kitchen gadget prizes for one lucky reader

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Food & Drink

Tue, 10:02

Laura Vickers looks at a new ‘brewery pub’ in the heart of Letchworth

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There’s nothing better than a walk through the picturesque Hertfordshire countryside before winding up at a lovely cosy pub. We have gathered 5 circular trails for you with pubs to accompany

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St Michael’s Manor Hotel, St Albans’ recipe for pan-fried monkfish with Romesco topping, celeriac purée, nut oil and Parisienne potatoes

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From champagne cocktails to martinis, whatever your poison, we have the cocktail bar for you. Check out our guide to 10 cocktail bars in Hertfordshire that you must visit

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The Braughing Sausage: a Herts favourite

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sharon Struckman visits the factory of a sausage producer with an esteemed heritage

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People

Tue, 10:04

It’s a very busy time of year for farmers in the county as the fruits (or crops) of their labours come to fruition. Sandra Deeble looks at the state of the industry in Herts and how it is evolving to meet challenges

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Named as one of Brtiain’s most influential disabled people, Michael McGrath talks about challenging stereotypes, treking in the Antarctic and inspiring others

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Emily Walls of Harpenden will join thousands of other runners at the Herts 10k startline on Sunday October 9, inspired by her ‘big brother’ and her experience of Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Here she shares her moving story

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Hertfordshire Charity for Deprived Children is an aid-giver of last resort for families in real need in the county, giving small grants that can make a big difference

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Hertfordshire Constabulary dog handler talks about his special relationship with his police dogs Finn and Pearl

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Arts & Culture

Tue, 09:53

Are you an artist inspired by Hertfordshire’s beauty? Would you love to show your work in a gallery, win £250 cash and have a magazine article written about you?

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hertford Children’s Book Festival returns to Hertford this month attracting authors and performers to Hertford Theatre for the three-day event

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Hitchin-based journalist and author Layth Yousif’s second book, The Miracle of Copenhagen, has just been published. Here he reveals three books that made a big impact on him

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Last chance to submit reader photos for our 2017 calendar - your image could be in thousands of homes and businesses next year!

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Monday, September 12, 2016

With more than 200 artists showing their creations in galleries and welcoming the public to see them at work in their studios, Herts Open Studios 2016 is an opportunity to see the broad range of visual arts in the county and to buy unique pieces. Sandra Smith chooses four very different artists to give a flavour of what’s on offer

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