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Yesterday, 19:52

Traders in Bishop’s Stortford have voted for a £900,000 boost for the town centre.

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Yesterday, 17:32

The Isabel Hospice is urging qualified counsellors in Bishop’s Stortford to volunteer their time to work within its family support team.

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Thu, 11:54

Indie columnist Chas Gill says an online petition against the proposed 546-space car park at Northgate End is all well and good, but what about the silent majority?

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Thu, 11:08

Jill Goldsmith, a member of Bishop’s Stortford Climate Group and an opponent of the plan to build a six-storey car park at Northgate End, writes on how the town’s residents were under-represented at Wednesday evening’s East Herts Council planning meeting…

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Thu, 10:51

A Station Road fish and chip shop’s plans were battered by Bishop’s Stortford town councillors this week.

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Yesterday, 06:00

In a bid to bring a more authentic 16th-century experience to theatre-goers, the Shake-Scene Shakespeare actors are depicting As You Like It – one of the Bard’s most popular comedies – at the Gibberd Garden on the outskirts of Harlow this Sunday (Jul 22).

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Friday, July 13, 2018

The weather is forecast to be warm and dry for this weekend’s big open-air summer concert series at Audley End House and Gardens, near Saffron Walden, featuring stars of the past and present.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Four Bishop’s Stortford women are taking their comedy sketch show to the world’s biggest arts festival.

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Sport

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Nigerian World Cup defender Will Troost-Ekong was “destined to succeed at whatever he took on” after honing his skills as a teenager in Bishop’s Stortford.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Bishop’s Stortford Bowling Club are planning a 24-hour bowl-a-thon to raise funds for charity, and the event organisers are searching for causes to benefit from the escapade.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bishop’s Stortford’s prayers have been answered by being placed in the Bostik League, Premier Division for the 2018-19 season – and they will be locking horns with neighbours Harlow Town.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

In an interview with the Bishop’s Stortford Independent at the end of the season, Blues’ departed manager, Kevin Watson, had spelled out his hopes for next season…

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bishop’s Stortford FC manager Kevin Watson said that his decision to quit the club was taken with an “extremely heavy heart”.

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Lifestyle

Monday, July 9, 2018

A Bishop’s Stortford dental surgeon got the chance to champion her industry at 10 Downing Street when she was invited to a special event marking the NHS’s 70th anniversary.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

To celebrate her boutique’s 20th anniversary, Victoria Lee, owner of Friends Dress Agency in North Street, staged a fashion show to exhibit some of the preloved clothes she sells.

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

A fashion show at a Bishop’s Stortford restaurant raised £7,000 for breast cancer patients.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Anyone who lives or works in Bishop’s Stortford can learn how to save a life at an event in the town centre next month.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Former Herts and Essex High School student Natasha Devon is continuing her mental health crusade with an acclaimed new book.

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