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Get out of your comfort zone and go on the adventure of a lifetime

01 August 2020
Get out of your comfort zone and go on the adventure of a lifetime

Get out of your comfort zone and go on the adventure of a lifetime

01 August 2020

Bishop's Stortford College's Lizzie Hall says a good adventure story can bring out a sense of adventure in children that may otherwise be undiscovered


Plant to Plate: The humble cucumber really does have lots to offer

31 July 2020
Plant to Plate: The humble cucumber really does have lots to offer

Plant to Plate: The humble cucumber really does have lots to offer

31 July 2020

Top chef Alistair Dibbs says it's a myth that cucumbers are difficult to grow - and they have a huge variety of uses in the kitchen


Groves leads Sawbo's charge into next round of National Village Cup

30 July 2020
Groves leads Sawbo's charge into next round of National Village Cup

Groves leads Sawbo's charge into next round of National Village Cup

30 July 2020

Sawbridgeworth booked their place in the second round of the National Village Cup after recording a seven-wicket win over Preston at Town Fields


Brexit: The Frenchwoman who's finally settled her status to stay in Stortford

28 July 2020
Brexit: The Frenchwoman who's finally settled her status to stay in Stortford

Brexit: The Frenchwoman who's finally settled her status to stay in Stortford

28 July 2020

Bishop's Stortford resident Sonia André has advice for EU citizens living in the UK who have yet to apply for settled status to remain indefinitely.


Picture gallery: New art society member Gabrielle Vickery draws on her experience

28 July 2020
Picture gallery: New art society member Gabrielle Vickery draws on her experience

Picture gallery: New art society member Gabrielle Vickery draws on her experience

28 July 2020

Gabrielle Vickery shares illustrations and watercolours in latest part of our series highlighting talents of Bishop's Stortford Art Society members


Chancellor’s plans all add up to give economy a boost

27 July 2020
Chancellor’s plans all add up to give economy a boost

Chancellor’s plans all add up to give economy a boost

27 July 2020

Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson on why Chancellor Rishi Sunak's summer statement adds up for her constituents and the country


Bring literature to life by diving into the wonderful world of audiobooks

25 July 2020
Bring literature to life by diving into the wonderful world of audiobooks

Bring literature to life by diving into the wonderful world of audiobooks

25 July 2020

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall tells Indie readers of all ages to listen out for audiobooks during the school holidays


Picture gallery: Camera club members go abstract for latest photography challenge

25 July 2020
Picture gallery: Camera club members go abstract for latest photography challenge

Picture gallery: Camera club members go abstract for latest photography challenge

25 July 2020

This week's selection of images from the Bishop's Stortford Camera Club comes from the photography challenge entitled, Abstract.


Sawbo II end their 619-day wait for a win on historic day

23 July 2020
Sawbo II end their 619-day wait for a win on historic day

Sawbo II end their 619-day wait for a win on historic day

23 July 2020

League history was made at Town Fields on Saturday when Sawbridgeworth hosted both first and second XI fixtures with Old Albanian


Diet Talk: It's time for a fresh approach when it comes to managing diabetes

18 July 2020
Diet Talk: It's time for a fresh approach when it comes to managing diabetes

Diet Talk: It's time for a fresh approach when it comes to managing diabetes

18 July 2020

Alex Ballard, who lives in Stortford and works as a specialist dietician in West Essex, pens the second part of her Diet Talk column on diabetes


Picture gallery: Stortford camera club members capture people in latest weekly challenge

18 July 2020
Picture gallery: Stortford camera club members capture people in latest weekly challenge

Picture gallery: Stortford camera club members capture people in latest weekly challenge

18 July 2020

Havana, Prague and Camden Lock feature in Bishop's Stortford Camera Club's weekly photography challenge on the theme of people


Plant to Plate: Courgette is a vegetable that's just so versatile

18 July 2020
Plant to Plate: Courgette is a vegetable that's just so versatile

Plant to Plate: Courgette is a vegetable that's just so versatile

18 July 2020

Courgettes are super-easy to grow and, in the kitchen, can be a main ingredient, an accompaniment and even a cake


See the world through the eyes of characters whose experiences are very different from your own

18 July 2020
See the world through the eyes of characters whose experiences are very different from your own

See the world through the eyes of characters whose experiences are very different from your own

18 July 2020

Books have a unique power to help teach children empathy, says Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall in her latest Indie column


Masks, flask, clothing for all climates... we're all set for our English summer holiday

11 July 2020
Masks, flask, clothing for all climates... we're all set for our English summer holiday

Masks, flask, clothing for all climates... we're all set for our English summer holiday

11 July 2020

In the seventh part of her Lockdown Life diary for the Indie, Stortford mum Cate Wilson is getting ready to pack for a staycation in Northumberland.


Books: Getting arty can help children master all kinds of subjects

10 July 2020
Books: Getting arty can help children master all kinds of subjects

Books: Getting arty can help children master all kinds of subjects

10 July 2020

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall recommends six inspiring books for artists big and small.


13 of the finest photos by camera club members on the theme of 'Colour'

08 July 2020
13 of the finest photos by camera club members on the theme of 'Colour'

13 of the finest photos by camera club members on the theme of 'Colour'

08 July 2020

During the summer months, Bishop's Stortford Camera Club is continuing to set a weekly photography challenge.


Get summery with chef Alistair's delicious strawberry tart and berry sorbet recipes

05 July 2020
Get summery with chef Alistair's delicious strawberry tart and berry sorbet recipes

Get summery with chef Alistair's delicious strawberry tart and berry sorbet recipes

05 July 2020

Top chef Alistair Dibbs, who extols the virtues of growing, cooking and eating your own food, gives Indie readers his favourite strawberry tart recipe


Who'd solve mysteries like these? The clues - and coos - are there

05 July 2020
Who'd solve mysteries like these? The clues - and coos - are there

Who'd solve mysteries like these? The clues - and coos - are there

05 July 2020

Follow Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall into the world of mystery books, if you dare...


'We don't want white people to be hunted, shamed, made to feel guilty and diminished'

02 July 2020
'We don't want white people to be hunted, shamed, made to feel guilty and diminished'

'We don't want white people to be hunted, shamed, made to feel guilty and diminished'

02 July 2020

Sam Jabbi, a black barrister who lives in Bishop's Stortford, responds to Tom Clements' article 'Does opposing Black Lives Matter make me a racist?'


Racism: Our community can learn lessons from our forward-thinking Stortford schools

30 June 2020
Racism: Our community can learn lessons from our forward-thinking Stortford schools

Racism: Our community can learn lessons from our forward-thinking Stortford schools

30 June 2020

Dr Su Sandhu, who lives in Stortford with her husband and two children, says the way to tackle racism is through strong community cohesion.


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