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Out & About

Tue, 16:51

The UK’s biggest celebration of France opens its doors next week!

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Tue, 09:21

Dick Onians grapples with the eternal in his work. Sandra Smith meets the Royal British Society of Sculptors Fellow at his Chipperfield home, surrounded by his creations

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January 2017
Mon, 17:16

This summer will offer a treat for music lovers with Classic Ibiza and The Great British Prom coming to Knebworth House for the first time

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Mon, 09:23

When it’s cold out there, it’s tempting to stay cosy indoors. But Sian Price of the Countryside Management Service says make the effort to explore our wilder spaces on foot and you will be rewarded

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January 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The European Union Chamber Orchestra have established themselves as one of the most outstanding chamber ensembles in Europe and will be at Watford Colosseum on Sunday 12th February

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Health & Style

Yesterday, 22:50

Janey Lee Grace shares her ways to have a holistic new year

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January 2017
Monday, January 9, 2017

January, and full of good intention we race to the gym, sign up, and then leave the membership card sitting as idle as we are, as we check out what’s on the telly. 
Forget the gym. Here are eight alternative fitness ideas that may just lure you out

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January 2017
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Radio 2 health expert, Imperfectly Natural author and Herts mum Janey Lee Grace chooses her favourite treatments, therapies and food in the country

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December 2016
Friday, December 9, 2016

While we moisturise our skin and try to protect it from winter weather, we often forget the cold and wind can take its toll on our eyes. Dry eye is a common condition in winter, causing tired-looking and irritated eyes. Luckily there are things we can do to stay bright-eyed this season

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Herts health news, events and advice from November 2016

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Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Energy bills in winter can leave us feeling hot under the collar. Liz Hamilton of Herts Campaign to Protect Rural England looks at options that will bring down both heating costs and your blood pressure

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January 2017

Update your kitchen for the new year

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Leanne Dunn of Planet Furniture in Hitchin says with clever updates you can revolutionise your kitchen at a fraction of the cost of a refit

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January 2017

Add Oriental magic to your garden

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Grasses make a beautiful feature in the garden all-year, says Judy Shardlow

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January 2017

Ryan Green, head of Savills Harpenden lettings, gives his top tips for keeping your home (and you) in good repair over the winter months

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December 2016

A wonderful white Elstree cottage

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Sally Underwood and Nick Scott’s Christmas decorated Elstree cottage is a masterclass in making white rooms feel cosy, writes Natalie Flaum

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 22:24

A new Hitchin store for St Albans’ Beer Shop has a range of exciting new ideas for ale lovers, Laura Vickers discovers

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January 2017

From countryside pubs to city gastro pubs, Hertfordshire has plenty of eateries serving delicious, lovingly prepared dishes. Here we have chosen some of the best dining pubs in the county

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Sharon takes a fun cake-making class in Bushey, plus win a day’s cake decorating worth £95

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January 2017

The head chef of the award-winning Flaunden country pub and restaurant on touring Europe in one sitting, the magic of seasoning, and bargain-bucket KFC

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January 2017

SG4 Brasserie at Needham House Hotel shares their recipe for this delicious almond panna cotta with roasted pineapple

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January 2017

People

Thu, 16:12

The headteacher at the Welwyn independent discusses how new technology, patience, and the role of parents impact education

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Wed, 12:18

Discovering lost and abandoned dogs were being put to sleep after a week at a pound near her home spurred Pat Clark to take them in. Thousands of animals and 30 years later, Mutts in Distress continues the work

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January 2017
Tue, 09:21

As president of the Royal Geographical Society and former frontman of BBC’s Coast, there isn’t much Nicholas Crane doesn’t know about our island. Here he talks to Jake Taylor about the key role Hertfordshire has played in his latest epic book charting the changing British landscape

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January 2017
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

In an age of iPhone apps and online gaming, there is still a thriving scene for more traditional hobbies. Damion Roberts delves into the big world of small models

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January 2017
Thursday, December 22, 2016

In the whirl of Christmas, it’s easy to forget its real meaning. At a Ware monastery and others, Heather Harris spoke to women who have dedicated their lives to Christ, and asked what is it like to be a 
nun in 21st-century Britain

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Arts & Culture

Tue, 09:21

Dick Onians grapples with the eternal in his work. Sandra Smith meets the Royal British Society of Sculptors Fellow at his Chipperfield home, surrounded by his creations

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Nick Wonham’s bold, stripped-back works have an immediacy that matches his natural subjects. Sandra Smith meets the Hitchin artist with a passion for printmaking

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Like Disney’s Frozen, artist Mitzie Green’s mantra is letting go. Sandra Smith meets the painter in her Berkhamsted studio surrounded by her fresh and vibrant depictions of places, spaces and flowers

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Monday, November 14, 2016

From its early days in the late Victorian era, cinema held a pre-eminent place in our culture. But the introducion of television, and later video, sounded the death knell for many British cinemas. But now the big screen is back – and back in a big way!

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Toxic wallpaper, poisonous beer and fatal fashions are all explored in an exhibition that looks at the dark side of everyday domestic Victorian life. Andy Gibbs, curator at Hitchin’s British Schools Museum, opens the front door to a deadly world

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