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Crab fishing at Warbelswick, Stephen Lowe

The highs of Lowe’s art

Landscape painter Stephen Lowe was as surprised as anyone when his Walkern studio became a destination gallery for leading artists. Caroline Foster reports

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Signs at House of Cards

Trading Places in Tring

The riverside market town of Tring in the south west of the county has a friendly feel built on centuries of trade. Julie Lucas finds some of the best places to shop, chat and eat

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Working at home has many advantages over the office

Making home working work

Anna Savitsky, copywriter at Easy Accountancy, gives a guide to how to make working from home pleasant, productive and professional, as well as what to claim back from the tax man

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Viewers will want to be able to imagine themselves living in your property

Bland or bold for a successful property sale?

Su Snaith, head of estate agency at Harrison Murray, explains how to avoid a decor disaster when selling a home

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Felipe and Emilee tassel loafers, Alessis boots, What Sarah Did, Hitchin

Fashion: Go red for autumn/winter

Ethanie Jackson Turner says oxblood works brilliantly for this season

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Arriving at the GMTV studios in London

Gino D’Acampo’s happy home

The charismatic celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo loves Hertfordshire almost as much as he does freshly-cooked pasta and tomato sauce

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Some of the fresh produce harvested from the Earthworks site in St Albans

The fine foodie

Sharon Struckman visits a special St Albans site nurturing both organic produce and young people

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The Norman Berkhamsted Castle shows the changing political nature of the county, while the town gets its name from the earlier Anglo-Saxon 'hamstede' - homestead.

What’s in a place name?

The names of Hertfordshire’s towns, villages and natural features shine a light into the deep past, reflecting ancient religious beliefs, invasions and new settlers. Campaign to Protect Rural England Hertfordshire chairman Liz Hamilton explores

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A stormtrooper meets youngsters at Elstree in April 1977

One hundred years of dreams: celebrating film and TV at Elstree

From humble yet pioneering beginnings, the film industry of Borehamwood and Elstree has grown to be a world leader. Its century-long history is packed with screen legends, disasters, blockbusters and cult films – an epic story in its own right. By Katie Heslop

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Lots of spooky things to do this month in Herts

Things that go bump in the night: Herts at Halloween

With Halloween this month Sandra Smith opens the creaky door into the netherworld of Hertfordshire ghosts, plus spooky family events

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The catwalk show in St Albans Cathedral

A festival of fashion in St Albans

Last year’s inaugural St Albans Fashion Week was organised in just four intense months. So what can be expected after a year’s planning? Ethanie Jackson Turner gets the inside scoop from event director Ellena Ophira

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Cornish white crab with miso caramel, sake compressed cucumber and wild rice

Dinner At THOMPSON@Darcy’s, St Albans

Food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne renews acquaintance with one of St Albans’ best-known and popular restaurants

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Nana with Richard Harrington MP at Abbots Langley primary

Health: LadyXsize fitness advice

Fitness expert Nana Akua of LadyXsize calls for schools to join her fundraising fun fitness initiative

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Some of the rings designed by Galio jewellers in St Albans

Business profile: Sarah Gillow

The director and principal designer of Galio jewellers, St Albans gives an insight into her business ethos and inspirations

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St Mary's Church

Hitchin history walks

A walk through Hitchin will take you back centuries and in the footsteps of royalty, inventors and reformers. Sandra Smith meets two town guides passionate about its history both ancient and modern

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BMW 4 Series Convertible looks great with the roof up or down but the hard-top eats into boot space.

Motoring: A stunning conversion

BMW’s new 4 Series Convertible is a stunner rain or shine, says motoring editor Andy Russell

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Remedy Soak. soakyourself.co.uk

Health & Beauty: Janey Lee Grace

The Radio 2 holistic health expert and Herts mum gives her top tips for treatments and products in the county

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Salmon and crab, St Michaels Manor, St Albans

Chef Q&A: Simon Johnston, St Michael’s Manor, St Albans

The head chef at The Lake Restaurant gives an insight into his kitchen

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