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12:03

Police are investigating a report of an attempted carjacking near Bishop’s Stortford in which two men – one of them wearing a balaclava – targeted a woman driving alone late at night.

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10:12

Police are appealing for help to find a man who has gone missing from Bishop’s Stortford.

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

On Monday (Feb 19), family and friends will gather for the funeral of 16-year-old Bishop’s Stortford schoolgirl Addie Brady.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Two homes were burgled in Bishop’s Stortford – but police are not linking them to a spate of break-ins at the end of January.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

St Clare Hospice is holding its annual 10k road race in April.

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What's On

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Lovers of epicurean delights will find an extra taste of romance at this year’s Essex Festival of Food and Drink.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Classic Ibiza sound is coming to Hertfordshire this summer, with a concert at historic Hatfield House.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

The 2018 Bishop’s Stortford College Festival of Literature closed last Thursday with a discussion between feminist writer Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, and Stortford employment lawyer and novelist Hina Belitz. College student Lucy Betser was there…

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Bishop’s Stortford College student Sam Gallagher was entertained for an hour by one of the funniest people he has ever met when poet Ian McMillan performed at the school’s Festival of Literature on Monday evening. Here’s his review…

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

What a wonderful way to begin the Bishop’s Stortford College Festival of Literature 2018, with an evening of music incorporated with art.

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Sport

Friday, February 16, 2018

Essex are busy getting themselves ready for the defence of their Specsavers County Championship, Division One title.

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Bishop’s Stortford Academy boss Tim Moylette tells Michael Vaughton about the Blues’ well-oiled conveyor belt taking young talent into the first team

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Tyha Currie has been busy making up for lost time in the world of taekwondo and she has plenty of big dreams still to achieve.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Max Hopkins, the 14-year-old Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club member, today (Friday) became the youngest boy ever to win the Telegraph Vitality Junior Golf Championship.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Playing off a handicap of 8, Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club member Pete Hopkins can justifiably regard himself as a good golfer – yet he is only the third best in his household.

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Lifestyle

Sunday, January 14, 2018

A 21-year-old clothing designer from Bishop’s Stortford is making waves in the fashion industry.

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

St Elizabeth’s has given its shop in Florence Walk in Bishop’s Stortford town centre a makeover, as Madeleine Sanders discovered...

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Food writer Saira Hamilton, the 2013 TV MasterChef finalist from Sawbridgeworth, has come up with a Valentine’s Day three-course meal especially for Indie readers (two at a time, of course) that’s both light and easy to pull off

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Saturday, January 6, 2018

Three siblings, who were once fussy eaters, have uncovered their talent for creative cooking, thanks to their three-year-old French bulldog, Freddie.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Autumn is a great time of year for food lovers. Most chefs will say it is their favourite time of year, because of the wonderful variety of ingredients that are in season: apples, squash, celeriac, kale, wild mushrooms, chard, parsnips, cabbage, Brussel sprouts, Jerusalem artichokes and, the chef’s most precious commodity, truffles.

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