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'Last one there buys the sweets', Leigh Lambert

The King’s Langley gallery is hosting a special night with the urban cityscape artist this month

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Cottages in Tring

Check out our guide to some of the prettiest, most quaint and all round best places in Hertfordshire

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Visions of Buntingford

Friday, February 5, 2016

Herts’ ‘smallest town’ is attracting property developers and is the subject of a light-railway proposal, all of which would substantially increase the size of the historic east Herts settlement. James Scott reports

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The 'wet end' of the press in 1907

Frogmore Paper Mill in Hemel Hempstead can claim to be the birthplace of paper’s industrial revolution, leading the way to an explosion of literacy and education. Oliver Pritchard reports on its past and present

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Light and spacious contemporary living in Arkley

Four spacious Hertfordshire homes with contemporary architecture and state-of-the-art technology

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Valentine's Day in Hertfordshire: your guide

Check out our guide to Valentine’s Day 2016 date ideas. Ditch the Valentine’s gifts and spend some quality time with your loved one

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Travel: Montreuil-sur-Mer, France

Saturday, January 16, 2016
The cobbled steets of medieval Montreuil

Once a military stronghold with literary and royal links, the charming French town of Montreuil is a Pas-de-Calais gem and an ideal weekend wine-run destination, says Richard Cawthorne

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The distinctive pair of padded red and green chairs either side of the fireplace in the hall are by John Makepeace and are going to auction.

When David Landau turned his talents to designing a home for his family, he created a modernist masterpiece – awarded the 1963 Ideal Home of the Year. Pat Bramley takes a tour of the house and its history with the architect’s son

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10 reasons to visit Great Amwell

Sunday, January 3, 2016
The George IV pub has an imaginative European-influenced menu

Water plays a big part in the life of this pretty village near Ware – and there’s fine food, history, wildlife, family fun and good walking too

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Gang Show 2011  Dress Rehearsal  9th January 2011

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The world’s longest-running Gang Show takes place this month in Harpenden. Heather Harris meets some of those involved in creating the sell-out spectacle

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