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Congratulations to the winner of our Alice Hemming competition!

Read on to find out who won our competition for a copy of Hertford author Alice Hemming’s new book… Big congratulations are due to Molly who wins a copy of Hertford children’s author Alice Hemming’s new book The Blazing Unicorn.

Help us design our ‘Holiday’ meal boxes!

We’ve got an idea for how we can still have holiday fun this year but we need your help! So we might not be able to enjoy travels abroad this year but we’ve come up with an idea of how

The Local Lowdown podcast: What to do at Easter with Mum’s Guide to Hertford

What on earth are we going to do with the kids over Easter now that everything is still closed? Fear not, Kayleigh Short of Mum’s Guide to Hertford has the answers… This Easter holiday it’s going to be tricky to

Local author Akin Isa publishes novel Randouka “written at school”

Stanstead Abbotts-based writer penned the manuscript “at bus stops and in a notebook under her desk at school” Most teenagers might spend their final school years revising, playing computer games or hanging out with their friends but industrious Nika M

Brigitte Hopkins creates phoenix artwork to represent our emergence from the Covid crisis

Striking piece of art created by the Broxbourne resident and business owner as part of the Anthony Gormley National Art Project Brigitte Hopkins has created a new artwork to represent our emergence from the Covid-19 crisis and Lockdown 3. The

In the Dark: Vikki Patis on her new psychological thriller set in Hertford

In a guest post, Hertford-based author Vikki Patis reveals how her own struggles with coeliac disease inform her new psychological thriller out now I signed my first book deal in March 2018, so to be celebrating the release of my

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

Hertford Town Council and Santa on The Local Lowdown Podcast!

Councillor Jane Sartin tells all about the exciting events planned in Hertford for Christmas, plus we are joined by Santa in a very special sample from our charity Christmas audiobook A Christmas Cracker Feeling like Christmas is cancelled this year?

The Local Lowdown: Tracy Charlotte Power and Ali Lawrence

Artist Tracy Charlotte Power and our associate editor Ali Lawrence talk art and their shared experiences of awaiting a kidney transplant Hot off the recording reel comes our latest podcast episode! This week’s edition features an interview with Hoddesdon-based artist

Tracy Charlotte Power: ‘Recovering from kidney disease gave me the courage to show my art’

The artist exhibiting at Brothership in Hertford in November explains how she was inspired by her recovery from a kidney transplant to make her work public Artist Tracy Charlotte Power has made art as a passion and a hobby her