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Tue, 13:01
Damselflies should soon be seen in the park again

Central to the garden city vision for Letchworth, Howard Park and Gardens has undergone work to restore its wet habitats for wildlife and improve vistas across the green space. Jez Perkins, Countryside Management Service projects officer, explains

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Tewinbury Farm

One of the most desirable locations in the county, Tewin is blessed with a vibrant community and many reasons to visit

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Battle Proms

Whether it’s music, theatre, food, books, comedy or art you love, we’ve just the thing for you in our guide to 50 of the best shows and festivals in Hertfordshire this summer. Compiled by Alice Cooke

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Derek Nash, Berkhamsted Jazz Club

For a small market town, Berkhamsted has a thriving and committed social scene. Laura Vickers discovers there’s everything from ponies to lions

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Broadway Cinema lit by neon in 1936

With a £3.8 milion investment in a theatre stage at its historic cinema and new support for the arts in the town, Letchworth is being moulded into a key centre for the arts in the county. James Scott reports

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
A young girl says hello to a lamb at Herts County Show

Near Harpenden and St Albans, Redbourn has been a site people called home from the Iron Age. Today, families practically queue up to become part of its 6,000-strong population, but whether you visit for the day or wish to settle here, there’s plenty of reasons to love the village

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Acts come from across the globe to Rhythms

From its early days as a weekend event, Hitchin Festival now takes place over four weeks, attracting tens of thousands of people to the town. Sandra Deeble meets some of the key figures involved in putting on this celebration of all the talents, which kicks off this month with the jewel in its crown

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Monday, June 8, 2015
Narrowboats on the Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth

From the scenic banks of the rivers Ver, Beane, Stort and Mimram to the bustling Grand Union Canal and the Olympic experience at the Lee Valley White Water Centre, there are adventures (and just good old messing about) to be had along Herts’ waterways. Whether wading right into the action or relaxing in a waterside pub, here are some of the best ways to enjoy the water this summer. Laura Vickers reports

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Snow leopard - seven litters have been bred at the centre

Gillian Thornton goes on the trail of big cats at a Welwyn sanctuary that has been helping save rare species for four decades

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
River Stort runs through Bishop's Stortford

The River Stort means different things to different people but all who use it, whether for sport, leisure or relaxation, love it. Julie Lucas meets three people for whom the river runs in their blood

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