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A love of animals combined with the art of blacksmithing has made Berkhamsted's Charles Elliott an in-demand sculptor here and abroad

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Raised under a repressive regime, the founder of a Herts charity is using books to empower deprived children to determine their lives

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The 'most celebrated captain of banditti in the kingdom' James Whitney began life in poverty in Stevenage before embarking on a career of highway robbery at the head of a notorious Herts gang

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

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Ahead of Independents' Day for small retailers on July 4, successful Herts independent shopkeepers discuss how to survive - and thrive - as the high street undergoes huge pressures

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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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This month 115 years ago, Buffalo Bill brought his epic Wild West spectacular to Hitchin - possibly the greatest event the town has ever seen

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Stabbed in the chest and head during an arrest, police dog Finn underwent a five-hour operation to save his life. It was the start of a much longer fight, for justice for service animals across the UK

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Sarah Miles, company and commercial lawyer at HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors, gives a check-list to determine if your business is legally fit or if you're putting yourself at risk

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A new book looks at how Hertfordshire was a hunting and pleasure playground for kings over the centuries

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May 2019

Nine centuries after the Knights Templar was founded, they still fire the imagination. In Herts, a key temple, land and the creation of a new town are all part of the story and legend

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May 2019

Once, the world knocked at its door, now the sleepy National Trust home of GB Shaw is being reinvigorated with a fresh programme of events this spring and summer for all ages and interests

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May 2019

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