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Yesterday, 11:40

The finalists have been chosen for the first Hertfordshire Life Landscape Painter of the Year competition to find the best artists capturing, in their own unique ways, the often unsung views in the county

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February 2017
Yesterday, 10:54

Delphiniums look regal in any border. Philippa Pearson visits specialist nursery Home Farm Plants in Bovingdon to find out about growing these majestic perennials

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February 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017

Getting amorous for Valentine’s? So is our wildlife. Charlotte Hussey of Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust looks at courtship rituals among the county’s animals as they prepare for spring

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February 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017

How do a couple who own and run an historic wedding venue celebrate their own wedding? The answer is with inventiveness and an eye to perfection

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February 2017
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Here are five picks for things to do in February in Hertfordshire

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February 2017

Health & Style

Monday, February 13, 2017

Footwear special to Harpenden residents forms a photographic artwork that reveals more than just shoes

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February 2017
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

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

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February 2017
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

It may be cold outside, but Ellena chooses lingerie to sizzle in this month

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February 2017
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Diamonds have long been a token of love; an enduring symbol of a relationship. With Valentine’s Day this month, Hertfordshire Life spoke to three leading Herts jewellery designers to discover the journey of this precious mineral from mine to will you be mine

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February 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017

As we look at our waistlines and resolve definitely to eat better this year, Keri Jordan explores how more and more people are taking a new approach to mother’s advice to clean our plates

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January 2017

Homes & Gardens

Yesterday, 10:54

Delphiniums look regal in any border. Philippa Pearson visits specialist nursery Home Farm Plants in Bovingdon to find out about growing these majestic perennials

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February 2017

Judy celebrates a compact maple with wow factor for the winter garden

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February 2017

Tips for buying off-plan

Monday, January 30, 2017

With the government pledging £3.7bn for housing projects aimed at building 100,000 new properties, Glenn Copper, senior sales manager at Barratt Homes North Thames, outlines the process of successfully buying off-plan

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January 2017

Pat Bramley uncovers the story of a 15-year project to bring a seven-bedroom Georgian home in Ware into the 21st century

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January 2017

Air plants, or Tillys, are quirky yet easy to grow. Philippa Pearson visits one of the country’s biggest specialists at an historic nursery in Willian

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January 2017
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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 10:37

A new distillery in west Herts has created the county’s first gin, backed by a crowdfunding campaign and with a mission to savour nature. Laura Vickers met the husband and wife team behind Puddingstone Distillery

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February 2017

When you feel peckish, what could be better than a juicy burger? We pick some of the best burger restaurants in Hertfordshire

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Sweet taste of Brazil

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A Hatfield brigadeiro maker puts Sharon in a passion

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Dinner at L’Olivo, Wheathampstead

Monday, February 13, 2017

A trail of fans of Italian food leads to a bustling restaurant in Wheathampstead. Food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne follows

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February 2017

Whether you are impressing on an anniversary, looking for the perfect spot for a first date, or simply want to gather some friends up for a feast, we pick 10 of Hertfordshire’s best restaurants

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People

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Andrew May, University of Hertfordshire director of estates, on excting times for science at the Hatfield campus

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February 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017

Seeing a lack of support for disadvantaged young people to unlock their potential by making positive choices, a Herts husband and wife team formed The Gifted

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February 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017

He is the celebrated photographer of the famous, from the Queen to Kylie, a go-to creator of high-end adverts, and an innovative backer of charitable projects. 
Here, Rankin charts his journey from uncultured St Albans teen to international artist

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February 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017

Ben Edwards, a pupil at St Christopher School in Letchworth, has sailed into the record books as the youngest person to circumnavigate the North Pole

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January 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017

KDW’s team of pension advisers are experts at helping clients to plan their retirement. Here they share the top questions you should be asking yourself before retirement...

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Arts & Culture

Yesterday, 11:40

The finalists have been chosen for the first Hertfordshire Life Landscape Painter of the Year competition to find the best artists capturing, in their own unique ways, the often unsung views in the county

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Monday, February 6, 2017

After much anticipation and a year’s building work, a new regional theatre for Herts opens its doors this month. It’s curtain up at Letchworth’s innovative Broadway

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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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