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Rosemary Taylor, principal clarinet in the Orpheus Sinfonia, gives an insight into performing the music to a Christmas classic on its 40th anniversary

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December 2018

Berkhamsted’s Mary Casserley is inspired by history, trains and the posters of the Art Deco period. Her paintings celebrate them all

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December 2018

Hertford Choral Society is celebrating 80 years of singing with the publication of a book on its history and an upcoming Christmas concert, its musical director discusses its success

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December 2018

250 years ago this month a baron’s servant smashed down a bedroom door in St Albans’ White Hart Inn to find a prince in bed with his master’s wife. Cue a court case, a delighted press, and much airing of royal underwear

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November 2018

From Hertford to Flanders, a young army chaplain kept a vivid record of his experiences in the First World War. Sarah Reay tells her grandfather’s remarkable story

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November 2018

We mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice with an account of its impact on the county many would not see again

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November 2018

With the number of UK couples running businesses together on the rise, Sandra Deeble talks to four Herts ‘co-preneurs’ about how they make it work

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October 2018

It’s 3,000 miles of ocean, two hours on and two hours off for around 40 days - a St Albans geologist is taking up the challenge of rowing the Atlantic

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October 2018

We’ve selected some top schools from in and around Hertfordshire offering top notch education for its students

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Arriving from Nigeria with enough money to fund her first term at business school, Hertford’s Cynthia Stroud has built a celebrated cake empire. Now she is turning her talents to helping women

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October 2018

It’s never too soon to have a well thought out succession plan for your business. We spoke to HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors

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Rowan finds it’s the old fashioned things that help to banish the autumn blues

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October 2018

Paintings stashed under a bed, an unassuming relative, and a chance visit to a gallery on the other side of the world began a detective story to uncover and celebrate the brilliant and complex vision of Suzanne Cooper

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October 2018

Giving children with special needs the chance to interact and develop social skills is the aim of a long-running holiday club scheme

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September 2018

With today’s pupils fully-immersed ‘digital citizens’, leading Herts schools discuss how ever-changing technology is used in the classroom (and beyond)

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September 2018

Photographer Adam Hollier has undertaken a major project to capture the people of his hometown of Tring in a series of portraits published in a book this month

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September 2018

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