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'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.


Second man killed on railway line in Bishop's Stortford area in 10 days

29 June 2020
Second man killed on railway line in Bishop's Stortford area in 10 days

Second man killed on railway line in Bishop's Stortford area in 10 days

29 June 2020

British Transport Police were called to a stretch of the London-Cambridge railway in Stansted following a report of a casualty on the tracks.


Man in his 20s found dead in Birchanger Woods

29 June 2020
Man in his 20s found dead in Birchanger Woods

Man in his 20s found dead in Birchanger Woods

29 June 2020

Vehicles from all three emergency services were parked in Hurn Grove, off Heath Row on the Parsonage estate.


Super stories to keep the reading fires burning over the summer holidays

28 June 2020
Super stories to keep the reading fires burning over the summer holidays

Super stories to keep the reading fires burning over the summer holidays

28 June 2020

Bishop's Stortford College prep school librarian Lizzie Hall's recommended books to get children inspired for the Summer Reading Challenge


Diet Talk: Alex Ballard debunks all of those myths around diabetes

27 June 2020
Diet Talk: Alex Ballard debunks all of those myths around diabetes

Diet Talk: Alex Ballard debunks all of those myths around diabetes

27 June 2020

In the first of a two-part series, Diet Talk columnist Alex Ballard irons out some of the uncertainties surrounding diabetes


'Get spending in Stortford and Sawbridgeworth to help get Britain moving'

27 June 2020
'Get spending in Stortford and Sawbridgeworth to help get Britain moving'

'Get spending in Stortford and Sawbridgeworth to help get Britain moving'

27 June 2020

In her latest column for the Indie, Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson encourages her constituents to shop locally.


Does opposing Black Lives Matter movement make me a racist?

24 June 2020
Does opposing Black Lives Matter movement make me a racist?

Does opposing Black Lives Matter movement make me a racist?

24 June 2020

Tom Clements, one of two counter-protestors at Saturday's BLM protest in Bishop's Stortford, writes about why he opposes the movement.


Chef and new Indie columnist Alistair Dibbs on how growing your own produce will expand your menu options

20 June 2020
Chef and new Indie columnist Alistair Dibbs on how growing your own produce will expand your menu options

Chef and new Indie columnist Alistair Dibbs on how growing your own produce will expand your menu options

20 June 2020

Top chef Alistair Dibbs, from Little Hallingbury, extols the virtues of growing, cooking and eating your own food in his new Plant to Plate column


'It's never too early to start talking to children about racism and inequality'

20 June 2020
'It's never too early to start talking to children about racism and inequality'

'It's never too early to start talking to children about racism and inequality'

20 June 2020

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall gives her suggestions for books to read about race


‘The amazing commitment of our carers has been key’

18 June 2020
‘The amazing commitment of our carers has been key’

‘The amazing commitment of our carers has been key’

18 June 2020

St Elizabeth's chief executive Adam Sampson on why he has been blown away by the bravery of the Much Hadham charity's staff in the coronavirus crisis


Diet Talk: Unbottling good bone health in National Osteoporosis Month

16 June 2020
Diet Talk: Unbottling good bone health in National Osteoporosis Month

Diet Talk: Unbottling good bone health in National Osteoporosis Month

16 June 2020

Specialist dietician Alex Ballard looks at bone health and why we need to protect all 206 of them from our head to our toes


Julie Marson: It's time for difficult, more impactful decisions in the climate emergency

15 June 2020
Julie Marson: It's time for difficult, more impactful decisions in the climate emergency

Julie Marson: It's time for difficult, more impactful decisions in the climate emergency

15 June 2020

In her latest column, Stortford MP Julie Marson says we have a chance to reset the agenda and shape a better and healthier planet of the future


Stansted man charged with urinating by memorial to police hero during London protests

14 June 2020
Stansted man charged with urinating by memorial to police hero during London protests

Stansted man charged with urinating by memorial to police hero during London protests

14 June 2020

Andrew Banks, 28, has been charged with outraging public decency and will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday.


Green stories to inspire us to protect our beautiful, colourful planet

14 June 2020
Green stories to inspire us to protect our beautiful, colourful planet

Green stories to inspire us to protect our beautiful, colourful planet

14 June 2020

Lizzie Hall, the Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian, gives her recommended reading on the subject of the environment


Diet Talk: Keeping the glass half full while still following health guidelines on alcohol

13 June 2020
Diet Talk: Keeping the glass half full while still following health guidelines on alcohol

Diet Talk: Keeping the glass half full while still following health guidelines on alcohol

13 June 2020

Alex Ballard, who lives in Bishop's Stortford and works as a specialist dietician in West Essex, writes about how to reduce your alcohol intake


You're cordially invited to a garden picnic, I just need to weigh you first

13 June 2020
You're cordially invited to a garden picnic, I just need to weigh you first

You're cordially invited to a garden picnic, I just need to weigh you first

13 June 2020

In the sixth part of her lockdown diary, Cate Wilson's plans for a garden gathering don't go according to plan thanks to some mood-spoiling party tips


Sentiment in favour of Old River Lane scheme is just that: show us the 'science'

09 June 2020
Sentiment in favour of Old River Lane scheme is just that: show us the 'science'

Sentiment in favour of Old River Lane scheme is just that: show us the 'science'

09 June 2020

Jill Goldsmith, a member of Bishop's Stortford Climate Group, calls for transparency around East Herts Council's grand scheme for Stortford.


Whatever your age, it's always the right time for rhyme

07 June 2020
Whatever your age, it's always the right time for rhyme

Whatever your age, it's always the right time for rhyme

07 June 2020

In her latest column, Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall picks her favourite poetry collections for all ages


Four horses die in stable fire near Hatfield Forest

31 May 2020
Four horses die in stable fire near Hatfield Forest

Four horses die in stable fire near Hatfield Forest

31 May 2020

Mark Nevill, watch manager at Leaden Roding fire station, said: "When we arrived, a row of stables and surrounding hedgerow were completely alight."


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