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St Francis of Assisi Church in Welwyn Garden City invited members of the public to showcase their lavishly-decorated trees at their annual Christmas Tree Festival.

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Financial columnist Peter Sharkey takes a trip down memory lane and discovers how things have changed - both at the banks and on the football pitch.

Ad Feature Is buying art still a valuable investment?

Monday, December 2, 2019

Whether it be classic cars, art, stamps or wine, alternative investments are a potential minefield says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

The ultimate day out for dogs and their owners will be heading to Hertfordshire again next year.

Ad Feature Could ditching your coffee habit make you rich?

Friday, November 22, 2019

It was cool when Kojak carried his coffee in 1970s New York but times change, says Peter Sharkey, and ditching the habit could help you to save.

Whether you're selling your home, planning for your retirement, dealing with a family matter, signing a commercial lease or managing a business, it's important to ensure you find the best legal counsel.

Ad Feature Try saving - don't pin hopes on the lottery

Friday, November 15, 2019

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey explains why saving is a much better option than the slim chance of joining the lottery jackpot winners.

Are you finding it increasingly difficult to get on to the property ladder? Shared ownership could be the answer.

Two social media stars will help turn on the Welwyn Garden City Christmas lights this year.

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey looks at how the stock market changes in the midst of a general election.

Details of this year's Christmas lights switch-on events in Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield have been announced.

Enjoying a holiday is important to our wellbeing, but saving for it requires a plan, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Relying on luck is a pretty bad saving strategy, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

Ad Feature Where does your fund manager invest?

Friday, October 18, 2019

Fund managers rarely seek fame, but you should examine where they invest, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Investors should beware promises of unusually high rental returns, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

In a special column to mark World Mental Health Day today, Monelle Bryce-Reid - who lives in Letchworth and now works in the marketing and communications department at the University of Hertfordshire - writes about her experience of wellbeing in the workplace.

It's never too early to think about retirement, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Open that filing cabinet and dust off your documents - it's time to check the legal health of your business.

Cooks and investors should avoid risky outcomes wherever possible, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

Ad Feature Revealed: YOUR concerns and advice about investing

Friday, September 20, 2019

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey asked readers what made them apprehensive about investing - here they share their responses...

If burger restaurants can be transparent, so too can the financial services sector, says Peter Sharkey.

North Herts district councillors have voted to ban the giving of goldfish as prizes on council land.

Ad Feature Why do we ignore future care costs?

Friday, September 6, 2019

As life expectancy rises, so does the possibility of residential care, says financial guru Peter Sharkey.

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