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Jobs on offer as St Elizabeth's Centre faces £1.2m fundraising shortfall

11 April 2020
Jobs on offer as St Elizabeth's Centre faces £1.2m fundraising shortfall

Jobs on offer as St Elizabeth's Centre faces £1.2m fundraising shortfall

11 April 2020

The charity near Much Hadham has had to close its 10 shops, seen fundraising events cancelled and had most grant applications suspended.


'I can't see my beautiful boy Joey but I know he's in the best place'

10 April 2020
'I can't see my beautiful boy Joey but I know he's in the best place'

'I can't see my beautiful boy Joey but I know he's in the best place'

10 April 2020

Stephen Unwin's heartfelt piece about the amazing care his 23-year-old son receives at St Elizabeth's Centre and why it needs our help during crisis.


7-year-old Stortford boy aiming to cycle 300km in aid of food bank

06 April 2020
7-year-old Stortford boy aiming to cycle 300km in aid of food bank

7-year-old Stortford boy aiming to cycle 300km in aid of food bank

06 April 2020

Alex Campbell, a Year 2 pupil at St Michael’s primary, wanted to help the less well-off after hearing about problems caused by coronavirus pandemic.


Stortford dad unleashes his inner commentator for Parsonage Lockdown Olympiad

04 April 2020
Stortford dad unleashes his inner commentator for Parsonage Lockdown Olympiad

Stortford dad unleashes his inner commentator for Parsonage Lockdown Olympiad

04 April 2020

Jon Street is stuck at home with his nursing wife and three children – and where their spare bedroom overlooks the venue for the inaugural Park Games.


It's bin emotional... residents of Stortford street surprise binmen with 'thank you' notes

02 April 2020
It's bin emotional... residents of Stortford street surprise binmen with 'thank you' notes

It's bin emotional... residents of Stortford street surprise binmen with 'thank you' notes

02 April 2020

Almost every household in The Stewarts stuck messages on their black bins in gratitude to refuse crews working during the coronavirus lockdown.


Government to clamp down on fake news

01 April 2020
Government to clamp down on fake news

Government to clamp down on fake news

01 April 2020

The spread of spoof stories and scams related to coronavirus has prompted the government to take action.


Citizens Advice: Your rights as consumers and employees in the coronavirus pandemic

22 March 2020
Citizens Advice: Your rights as consumers and employees in the coronavirus pandemic

Citizens Advice: Your rights as consumers and employees in the coronavirus pandemic

22 March 2020

Rachael Williamson, of the Citizens Advice office in Stortford, rounds up the major issues on which they have been fielding coronavirus queries.


Sainsbury's to give elderly and vulnerable their own shopping hour on Thursday

18 March 2020
Sainsbury's to give elderly and vulnerable their own shopping hour on Thursday

Sainsbury's to give elderly and vulnerable their own shopping hour on Thursday

18 March 2020

The supermarket chain has announced new measures to support the community during the coronavirus outbreak.


Bishop’s Stortford Choral Society brings serenity and joy in time of uncertainty

16 March 2020
Bishop’s Stortford Choral Society brings serenity and joy in time of uncertainty

Bishop’s Stortford Choral Society brings serenity and joy in time of uncertainty

16 March 2020

Jill Goldsmith on Bishop's Stortford Choral Society's concert performance of Rachmaninov’s “Vespers”, the All-Night Vigil, at All Saints’ Church.


Stortford man caused fracture to partner's spine, leaving her registered disabled

10 March 2020
Stortford man caused fracture to partner's spine, leaving her registered disabled

Stortford man caused fracture to partner's spine, leaving her registered disabled

10 March 2020

Stephen Lemon, 46, who was violent to his former partner throughout their three-year relationship, is jailed and banned from Stortford indefinitely.


'It's like being trapped in an abusive game of Heads We Win, Tails You Lose'

02 March 2020
'It's like being trapped in an abusive game of Heads We Win, Tails You Lose'

'It's like being trapped in an abusive game of Heads We Win, Tails You Lose'

02 March 2020

A Bishop's Stortford mother writes anonymously about her three-year battle with Herts CAMHS to get help for her son's mental health issues...


Battling Blues suffer unlucky defeat

24 February 2020
Battling Blues suffer unlucky defeat

Battling Blues suffer unlucky defeat

24 February 2020

Stortford still looking for first win in 2020 as the Urchins, including ex Blues Jamie Cureton and Matt Johnson, inflicted a fifth straight defeat.


Stortford style among the Hollywood glamour and glitz at the Oscars

17 February 2020
Stortford style among the Hollywood glamour and glitz at the Oscars

Stortford style among the Hollywood glamour and glitz at the Oscars

17 February 2020

High Street designer Alexandra Wood dresses director of Oscar winner Renee Zellweger for awards season – plus Indie editor for London Fashion Week!


Why my rock bottom was the best thing that’s happened to me

16 February 2020
Why my rock bottom was the best thing that’s happened to me

Why my rock bottom was the best thing that’s happened to me

16 February 2020

In September, Carl Waring completed the Berlin Marathon – 8 years to the day that he set off on the long road to recovery from life as an alcoholic.


How the Dark Destroyer chased his legal and TV quiz dreams

11 February 2020
How the Dark Destroyer chased his legal and TV quiz dreams

How the Dark Destroyer chased his legal and TV quiz dreams

11 February 2020

Student Ed Suckling reports on The Chase star and Mastermind champion Shaun Wallace's talk at the Bishop's Stortford College Festival of Literature


The bare facts: English cream tea expert gives a talk to 180 naturists

04 February 2020
The bare facts: English cream tea expert gives a talk to 180 naturists

The bare facts: English cream tea expert gives a talk to 180 naturists

04 February 2020

Public speaker Jane Malyon, of The English Cream Tea Company at White Roding, went undercover at a Bournemouth hotel for her most surreal engagement.


Police respond to criticism of handling of H@me & Eat burglary

29 January 2020
Police respond to criticism of handling of H@me & Eat burglary

Police respond to criticism of handling of H@me & Eat burglary

29 January 2020

Facebook users criticised police for not sending someone to H@me & Eat until the next day while officers responded immediately to Homebase break-in.


Rachmaninoff second's out! Heavyweight Sinfonia deliver knockout concert in Stortford

27 January 2020
Rachmaninoff second's out! Heavyweight Sinfonia deliver knockout concert in Stortford

Rachmaninoff second's out! Heavyweight Sinfonia deliver knockout concert in Stortford

27 January 2020

Richard Allaway sees Bishop's Stortford Sinfonia perform gems by a near-forgotten British female composer and Rachmaninoff's mighty second symphony.


Solem shine in Stansted with mammoth rendition of the Big Germans

27 January 2020
Solem shine in Stansted with mammoth rendition of the Big Germans

Solem shine in Stansted with mammoth rendition of the Big Germans

27 January 2020

Colin Smithers reviews a performance by the Solem String Quartet of works by Haydn, Brahms and Beethoven for the music@stansted season.


How the tragedy of my father's death led me to living the life that I love

26 January 2020
How the tragedy of my father's death led me to living the life that I love

How the tragedy of my father's death led me to living the life that I love

26 January 2020

Lian Brook-Tyler, a Stortford primary school mum who lives in Farnham, writes a new column, Wild&Happy, for the Indie. This is her story...


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