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08:59

We have five family tickets to the Game Fair at Hatfield House to give away, worth a total of £280

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Yesterday, 10:51

With a passion for plants born of childhood rambles, East Herts mother and daughter Christine Flintham and Gael Sellwood have become renowned botanical painters. Sandra Smith spoke to the pair about their intricate, beautiful work

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June 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

After nine years, 560,000 trees and a huge community effort, a project to create the largest continuous native forest in England is nearing completion. Ben Sneath explores the hugely ambitious Heartwood Forest near St Albans

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June 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017

A new publication, Albury Walks: Discovering the Ash Valley, by the Countryside Management Service takes in the rich wildlife and history of the area. Isabel Crozier is our guide to the routes

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June 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

It’s bright and cheerful, but ragwort is a potential killer. It’s the responsibility of all landowners to keepit at bay, the British Horse Society says

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June 2017

Health & Style

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Ellena celebrates Coco’s stripes a century on

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June 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Janey Lee Grace chooses her favourite treatments, therapies and food in the county this month

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June 2017
Monday, May 22, 2017

Dr Sharon Crichlow of The Skin to Love Clinic in St Albans answers our questions about the anti-ageing mini-thread lift treatment

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May 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Ellena finds that far from being stubborn, the mule is this summer’s saviour

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May 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017

Our fashion stylist Ellena Ophira is in love with the versatile shirt

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Homes & Gardens

Yesterday, 10:40

Visit a garden or show this summer and it’s likely you’ll be inspired. But where to find the plants that got you excited? Not far away, says Philippa Pearson, who shares seven of her favourite Herts nurseries

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June 2017

A house swap meant a couple avoided the often painful process of moving home, and gave them the opportunity to enhance a grand Arts and Crafts property in Standon

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June 2017

With British Flowers Week this month Sandra Deeble unearths three up-and-coming flower farms in Herts specialising in local, seasonal blooms

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June 2017

Judy recommends agapanthus for a collection of stunning containers

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June 2017

British heritage brand, Jack Brunsdon & Son, understands the importance of exterior design and takes great pride in their unrivalled collection of doors

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Food & Drink

09:04

The head chef of the St Albans restaurant and bar on unusual combinations, buying local and the power of the humble onion

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June 2017

Whether you want ice cream, waffles, cake, pancakes, we have selected some of the best dessert and ice cream places in Hertfordshire to stave off those sweet cravings

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Ad Feature: St. Villa Restaurant

Monday, June 19, 2017

St. Villa, just off the London Road in St. Albans, opened its doors in October 2016.

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There’s more than a touch of the Tudors at an unfussy and reliably good restaurant in Ware

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June 2017

Ad Feature: Gables Restaurant

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Gables Restaurant in Newgate Street Village offers a wide range of Mediterranean cuisine...

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People

Yesterday, 10:51

With a passion for plants born of childhood rambles, East Herts mother and daughter Christine Flintham and Gael Sellwood have become renowned botanical painters. Sandra Smith spoke to the pair about their intricate, beautiful work

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June 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Facing a life-defining moment at 54, Shenley’s Bob Bhania decided to tackle mountains. Now 60, he is nearing completion of the very rare Explorer’s Grand Slam – scaling the highest peak on each continent and reaching both Poles. Lorenza Bacino met the remarkable explorer

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June 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Taking around 2,500 calls a year from victims, perpetrators and concerned family and friends in the county, the service is a ‘first step to a happier life’

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June 2017
Thursday, June 1, 2017

We sat down with renowned conductors Stephen Hussey and Anthony Inglis who will be conducting the proceedings at the upcoming Classic Ibiza and The Great British Prom respectively held at Bowood House, Bolesworth and Knebworth House

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Poet, playwright, translator of epics, Hitchin’s George Chapman was a renowned contemporary of the Bard. Martin Elvery explores the life and work of this largely forgotten literary force

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May 2017

Arts & Culture

Yesterday, 10:51

With a passion for plants born of childhood rambles, East Herts mother and daughter Christine Flintham and Gael Sellwood have become renowned botanical painters. Sandra Smith spoke to the pair about their intricate, beautiful work

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

A new festival brings world-class musicians to Hertford this month with the aim of putting the county on the UK cultural map for classical performances

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

We sat down with renowned conductors Stephen Hussey and Anthony Inglis who will be conducting the proceedings at the upcoming Classic Ibiza and The Great British Prom respectively held at Bowood House, Bolesworth and Knebworth House

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Experimental and restless in his desire to create paintings that have a sense of poetry, Michael Beddall’s work ranges from abstract to hyper-realism. Sandra Smith met the 
St Albans artist and 2016 Hertfordshire Life Landscape Painter of the Year winner

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Henry Moore Foundation in Perry Green is celebrating its 40th anniversary at the Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

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