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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Since winning the BBC New Comedy Award in 2013, former Bishop’s Stortford High School boy Steve Bugeja has taken three critically-acclaimed shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, written for TV shows including Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Russell Howard’s Good News, and been involved in a Lucozade TV ad with England striker Harry Kane.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

The Bishop’s Stortford ‘Be Yourself’ group are a positive, warm and friendly bunch who are there to help anyone who has had a stroke.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

A 41-year-old man from Bishop’s Stortford has been arrested on suspicion of meeting a child following sexual grooming.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

A thief stole an 88-year-old woman’s bank cards while she was shopping in Bishop’s Stortford.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A new science block at Hockerill Anglo-European College can be constructed – provided drainage provision passes Thames Water’s litmus test.

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What's On

Sunday, October 15, 2017

An oasis of art just ten minutes drive away from Bishop’s Stortford has been shortlisted in the Hidden Gem category of the first Hertfordshire Tourism Awards.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

After reading about Free Art Friday in the first edition of the Bishop’s Stortford Independent, mum Charlotte Simmonds was thrilled to find artist Tracey Pinnington’s tiger print hidden in the town.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Since winning the BBC New Comedy Award in 2013, former Bishop’s Stortford High School boy Steve Bugeja has taken three critically-acclaimed shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, written for TV shows including Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Russell Howard’s Good News, and been involved in a Lucozade TV ad with England striker Harry Kane.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Students with dyslexia at Stansted’s Forest Hall School have been boosted by a message of encouragement from The Saturdays singer Mollie King.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Earlier this month, a talented musician, Keith Hearnshaw, performed at St Michael’s Church on their newly-restored organ. Nathan Collins, a local teacher and composer, was among the audience. Here, he shares his thoughts on the evening.

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Sport

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Birmingham Moseley 25 Bishop’s Stortford 27, National League 1

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Taking up triathlon at the age of 50 has turned out to be a smart move for Bishop’s Stortford woman Karen Cole.

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Lifestyle

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Two Bishop’s Stortford mothers hosted a fashion pop-up event at a town boutique.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

B&M Retail has damped down speculation that it will soon be opening a store in Bishop’s Stortford.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

London Road’s petrol garage in Bishop’s Stortford will re-open its doors tomorrow (Friday) as a Little Waitrose at Shell shop.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Bishop’s Stortford Independent’s man on the street David James ponders the ever-increasing demand for male grooming after Mr Barbers set up shop in North Street with the help of a grant from East Herts Council in the form of a £10,000 business rates discount.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

The worst-kept secret in Bishop’s Stortford has been confirmed – H&M is opening a store in Jackson Square.

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