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The county has a habitat so rare that the local Wildlife Trust has appointed a Living River Officer to help look after it. Sarah Perry dives into Herts' chalk rivers

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Friday, July 12, 2019

A walk in the country with the promise of a welcoming pub for lunch is one of the things Herts does brilliantly. We've picked some of the best to try

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To any visitor, Braughing is a bucolic idyll. But in July each year a peculiar tradition sees the East Herts village go a little bonkers

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Friday, June 28, 2019

The boom in swimming and lidos in the 1930s left a legacy of beautiful open air pools in the county. Those that remain are now cherished as fun and healthy community assets. Bianca Wild dives into the wonderful world of lidos

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Monday, June 24, 2019

A very special new arrival has been welcomed at the park at Van Hage Garden Centre

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Health & Style

Cresta Silks, founded in Welwyn GC 90 years ago, is a remarkable story of leading artists, socialist principals and commercial nous that made women look fabulous

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Lavish costumes from the Bafta and Oscar winning film The Favourite (starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone) have gone on show at Hatfield House

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Homes & Gardens

With a baby imminent, a couple with a vision took on a former power station near Ware and set about realising its potential as a family home

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With exotic inspiration from her travels mixed with cottage garden plants and natural areas, Sally Trendell has created a magical riverside garden at her home near Wheathampstead

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Searching for that elusive property with bags of potential, a couple took on a renovation that transformed a tired 70s home into a TV show winner

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Named after the Gabriel Bell in St Albans' historic clock tower, Gabriel Square is a collection of luxury homes arranged around a landscaped communal garden.

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A romantically named farmhouse near Buntingford stole the heart of a couple looking for an idyllic countryside family home

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May 2019
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Food & Drink

Friday, July 12, 2019

A walk in the country with the promise of a welcoming pub for lunch is one of the things Herts does brilliantly. We've picked some of the best to try

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An ancient village pub, closed for seven years, is having a renaissance as a food destination after a £1m renovation

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From mouth-watering Sunday roasts to beautifully presented à la carte options, we have Sunday dining covered

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One of Britain's most popular cocktails, gin and tonic, makes a perfectly creamy, zingy, delicious summer dessert for a party

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A restaurant and bar with a difference has blossomed in Watford with the opening of The Florist

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People

Cresta Silks, founded in Welwyn GC 90 years ago, is a remarkable story of leading artists, socialist principals and commercial nous that made women look fabulous

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Tring's Martine Wright was the most injured survivor of the 7/7 terror attacks 14 years ago this month. Her story from that atrocity to now teaches us that we are never beaten if we have love, courage and goals

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Monday, July 8, 2019

A brave move from a career in musicals has rewarded Hitchin new boy Michael Xavier with roles in two major TV series. He discusses the two different worlds, working with greats and his new found love of Herts

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Lots of fun was had on the weekend of the Herts County Show with our make-your-own-mag green screen - see a selection of our favourites

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Our county university has been named a 'notable climber' after it made a significant jump in a prestigious league table

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Arts & Culture

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Inspired by the links between Barbara Hepworth and Herts, a new show at St Albans Museum + Gallery brings together sculptures, drawings and archive material for the first time to explore her vision

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