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Yesterday, 16:26

Exciting developments at Rennie Grove Hospice Care will see new opportunities open up in the coming months for nurses and carers to join the charity to improve the end-of-life experiences for even more local people.

Property

Yesterday, 17:12

The stamp duty threshold has today been increased from £125,000 to £500,000, meaning savings of up to £15,000 for Hertfordshire movers.

Yesterday, 10:27

It’s been brewing since we went into lockdown back in March, and now every other property-related article is telling us how brilliant rural living is – and how increasingly popular it’s become.

Tue, 11:51

The priciest villages in Hertfordshire have been revealed – and the top two are in East Herts.

Tue, 09:30

Let Hertfordshire’s Secret Estate Agent answer your property questions and give an insight into the world of estate agency...

Mon, 12:38

This stunning and versatile four or five bedroom home forms the southern wing of a Grade II listed Victorian mansion.

Mon, 10:08

Has lockdown got you thinking about some home improvements? Andrew Morton, director of Hawk K&B, shares his tips for planning a new kitchen or bathroom plus the current design trends to consider for your new look.

Friday, July 3, 2020

An attractive village located on the boundary of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it’s easy to see Markyate’s appeal. We found out more about this pretty part of Hertfordshire...

Harpenden News

Like many across the UK, pubs and restaurants in Harpenden welcomed back customers on Saturday, after more than three months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sport

Yesterday, 09:20

St Albans City have added more firepower to their ranks with the signing of Shaun Jeffers from National League South rivals Chelmsford City.

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Tue, 15:06

St Albans’ museums will slowly start to reopen from next week following the coronavirus lockdown.

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There is one bird that has occupied my thoughts this last month. I have puzzled over how to describe it and express it in words that would somehow do it justice and distill, dare I say even bottle, in words, a little of its magic. The bird itself offers no fine plumage detail that would warrant colourful prose or even a voice that we might call a ‘song’. It is essentially dark brown all over and its voice is best described as a scream; and yet it is master of the skies, unrivalled in aerial dexterity, a resident of the heavens and but a brief visitor to earth. I am of course talking about swifts.

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