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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

We live in challenging times, including for the charity sector which is facing big shortfalls. But there is help available.

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Monday, May 25, 2020

SMEs across the county are showing just how resilient they are by adapting to the constraints of lockdown. We asked about the changes they’ve made to business as usual.

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Friday, May 1, 2020

We’ve all been trying to adjust to the new realities of social distancing. It’s not easy, but the support on offer for our mental and physical health is terrific

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Monday, April 27, 2020

As we lie low to limit the spread of Covid-19, we need to find new ways of doing things and to find the positives – and there are plenty of them.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

With schools closed and exams cancelled, there are many ways you can help children to continue learning

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Out & About

Celebrating the 250th anniversary of William Wordsworth’s birth, Liz Hamilton looks at how his vision informed conservation and how we see the natural world.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

A photographer has captured life in lockdown by taking doorstep family portraits, including several newborn babies yet to meet their grandparents.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust has launched a project to help us all benefit from the calming power of nature, even in an urban setting.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

At the end of EM Forster’s Howards End, suburbia is looming on the idyllic spot. Now, 50 years after the author’s death, the childhood home that inspired it looks finally to be engulfed

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Monday, June 8, 2020

Trained in the world of fashion photography, Hitchin’s Kasia Burke has turned her lens away from youth towards the beauty of decay.

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Health & Style

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Dr Claudia Bernat, consultant psychiatrist at Ellesmere Clinic in High Barnet, gives an insight into her working day

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Monday, May 11, 2020

We all need a laugh right now and perhaps a hug, and you may be surprised to learn just how powerful these two simple things can be

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Friday, May 1, 2020

We’ve all been trying to adjust to the new realities of social distancing. It’s not easy, but the support on offer for our mental and physical health is terrific

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Friday, April 17, 2020

Charlotte Gatward, eighth generation of jewellers at Gatwards of Hitchin, looks at how demand is changing the industry

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Homes & Gardens

Thursday, June 18, 2020

This month is a peak time in our gardens, which got Philippa Pearson wondering what plants fellow gardeners love most on their plots.

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With a lifetime’s interest in wildflowers, Liz Hamilton finds lockdown a time to revisit, and find solace in, her favourite books on British flora.

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A garden designer’s own Wheathampstead garden is an exercise in transforming a bare space into a range of interesting and beautiful areas.

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If you dread facing the supermarket queues at the moment, now’s the time to dig in and transform garden space into a flourishing veg patch – you could be harvesting in less than a month.

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Fascinating talks, inspirational garden visits, and plant sales and swaps are what you expect from a gardening club, but the jewel in the crown of Sandon Gardeners’ Club is its annual show.

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Food & Drink

When three people came together with a vision to restore a shop and café to their village, it sparked a collective effort that continues to unite the community.

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If The Game Changers is on your self-isolation playlist, you may need to delve into the detail before making any life-changing decisions.

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If you dread facing the supermarket queues at the moment, now’s the time to dig in and transform garden space into a flourishing veg patch – you could be harvesting in less than a month.

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Stevenage may not sit among vineyards, but it is home to the world’s oldest wine club with a unique approach

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Restaurant review - Lussmanns Tring

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Herts-based fish and grill restaurant continues to grow, showing the sustainable approach to its whole operation is a winning formula.

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People

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We spend five minutes with Harpenden’s winner of the #sheinspires awards

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Celebrating the 250th anniversary of William Wordsworth’s birth, Liz Hamilton looks at how his vision informed conservation and how we see the natural world.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

A photographer has captured life in lockdown by taking doorstep family portraits, including several newborn babies yet to meet their grandparents.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Kimpton’s Simon Wallace, 46, teacher, director and founder of lockdown hit, Kitchen Sink Drama

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

At the end of EM Forster’s Howards End, suburbia is looming on the idyllic spot. Now, 50 years after the author’s death, the childhood home that inspired it looks finally to be engulfed

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Wildlife

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust has launched a project to help us all benefit from the calming power of nature, even in an urban setting.

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Friday, May 8, 2020

A Hitchin-based charity teaching beekeeping and educating children and families about the amazing and important honeybee

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Dr Tom Day here discusses the good, the bad and the future of Hertfordshire wildlife

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Walk the woods, hills and valleys of the Ashridge estate and the feeling is one of timelessness. It could all have been very different when it was put up for sale in the 1920s.

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England’s largest new native forest near Harpenden is an example of how the UK can tackle both wildlife loss and global warming.

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It’s one of nature’s wonders – the dawn chorus as spring arrives.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Animals are always a source of joy so we have gathered some zoos and wildlife parks across the country (and beyond) that are livestreaming animal enclosures

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Early flowers, returning birds, and mammals and insects beginning new cycles – some of the sights and sounds that spring is beginning in the county.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, Frieda Rummenhohl of Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust takes a look at the long-distance love life of a warty favourite under threat

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Friday, October 18, 2019

They have spread from their stronghold in Letchworth to become an increasingly common sight in Herts and beyond, but how did the black squirrel get its coat and is it the thug some believe?

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