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Lockdown

The Lockdown Awards: Keep your nominations coming in!

We’ve had some fantastic nominations so far and some more generous donations of prizes Thanks so much to everyone who has entered nominations for our Lockdown Awards! We’ve had lots already for a range of different local individuals in Hertfordshire

The Lockdown Awards: Nominate your Local Lockdown hero!

Who do you know locally who has made a difference during the Covid-19 pandemic? Nominate them in our Lockdown Awards It’s a tough time at the moment so we want to spread a little bit of cheer and shine a

The Lockdown Awards

Can you help us source prizes for our awards for those who have helped others during the pandemic? It was a difficult 2020 and 2021 is shaping up to be just as strange. We want to lighten things up a

Lockdown haircuts with Luke LaVelle revisited

As 2020 draws to a close (please God…) we look back at one of our favourite moments this year – interviewing hairdressing salon owner Luke LaVelle about how to cut hair during Lockdown Looking back at 2020, one of the

Herts grower Douglas Smith produces UK’s biggest tomato

Stanstead Abbotts-based grower (and my hubby) smashes UK record I am beginning to feel like Victoria Beckham. I just can’t keep my husband Douglas Smith (pictured) out of the tabloids these days… First it was his giant sunflower which grew to

Be Kinder to Yourself: managing expectations

What expectations did you have of yourself during the Lockdown? Were they realistic and were you being fair to yourself? We spoke to personal and professional coach Julia Rogers about setting reasonable goals One of the things that makes us

Dump that clutter: Four ways to declutter with ease

As the lockdown eases and many of our local charity shops are reopening, it’s the perfect time to do the declutter you’ve been promising yourself for months Are there places in your home that make you shudder every time you