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Out & About

Tue, 11:43

Fascinated with the small and often hidden, Jon Russell uses his macro lens to bring the details of nature and manmade objects to the fore. Sandra Smith enters the Berkhamsted photographer’s little world

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July 2017
Tue, 11:41

Liz Hamilton of Herts Campaign to Protect Rural England walks the woods, hills and fields around Litte Berkhamsted - offering escapism and a connection to the area’s old industries

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July 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

July is the perfect time to go in search of Herts’ most colourful residents – dragonflies and damselflies, writes Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust senior reserves officer Jenny Sherwen

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July 2017
Monday, July 17, 2017

Cattle grazing is literally becoming a common sight, as the traditional use of cows on ancient meadows is reintroduced to maintain rich habitats, Countryside Management Service projects officer Andrew Taylor

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July 2017
Monday, July 10, 2017

Each year, the British Horse Society holds Challenge Rides across the globe to raise money for its equine welfare work in the UK. Here, BHS regional manager Andrea Jackman discusses her ‘journey of a lifetime’ ride in Mongolia

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July 2017

Health & Style

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

‘It’s not all about putting your body into pretzel shapes’ – Herts-based British Wheel of Yoga teacher Clare Cornell outlines the many health benefits of yoga

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July 2017
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

Homes & Gardens

Monday, July 10, 2017

Judy’s advice for drought-resistant gardening and cooling spaces this summer

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July 2017

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
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Food & Drink

Tue, 11:35

The Bain and Bridges head chef who runs the Welwyn and Datchworth restaurants on his Mediterranean heritage, supporting local producers, and changing diets

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The Hertfordshire Life Food and Drink Awards, one of the biggest events in the Herts food and drink industry annual calendar, took place in the Old Palace at Hatfield House on Monday July 24 where the winners of the 12 categories were revealed

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Layth Yousif tried out the new rooms with dinner and breakfast at the village pub-restaurant in Willian

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Our independent panel of 12 judges has examined hundreds of entries in this year’s food and drink awards to create its shortlist in 12 categories. Discover who has made the finals at Hatfield House on July 24.

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From strawberries and raspberries to gooseberries and blackcurrants, there is an abundance of fruit available for picking in Hertfordshire. We have selected eight ‘PYO’ places to spend an afternoon in the county

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People

Tue, 11:51

With its roots in the medieval period, real tennis is making a winning return. Damion Roberts visited the Hatfield House court and club helping the sport to thrive

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July 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

This month marks 200 years since the death of novelist Jane Austen, whose insightful romances among the landed gentry continue to grip us. With Hertfordshire a key location in Pride and Prejudice, Sandra Deeble goes looking for the Bennet’s footprints

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July 2017
Monday, July 17, 2017

From Spitting Image impressionist to West End star, Jessica Martin’s career has had many highs. But she continues to reinvent herself, with a new career writing and illustrating graphic novels. Matt Adams met the vivacious Watford artist over coffee in St Albans

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July 2017
Monday, July 10, 2017

Natalie Shenker, founder of Hearts Milk Bank, on ground-breaking cancer research and helping vulnerable babies

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July 2017
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Fitter Future founder Doug Berlin of Welwyn on using technology in class to boost children’s health

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June 2017

Arts & Culture

Tue, 11:43

Fascinated with the small and often hidden, Jon Russell uses his macro lens to bring the details of nature and manmade objects to the fore. Sandra Smith enters the Berkhamsted photographer’s little world

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Win tickets to the biggest and best outdoor events in Herts this summer including Battle Proms and Folk by the Oak at Hatfield House, Classic Ibiza and Great British Prom at Knebworth and Standon Calling

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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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