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Donate to a good cause and help save the planet

24 August 2019
Donate to a good cause and help save the planet

Donate to a good cause and help save the planet

24 August 2019

Ella Nicholls, a Herts and Essex High School student, writes about a simple change we can all implement to help reduce our carbon footprint


How we can demand less from our planet and more from our leaders

24 August 2019
How we can demand less from our planet and more from our leaders

How we can demand less from our planet and more from our leaders

24 August 2019

2019's Earth Overshoot Day – the date by which we used the resources our planet can generate in a year – was July 29. In 1970 it was December 29.


Young woman flown to hospital after serious M11 accident between Stortford and Harlow

15 August 2019
Young woman flown to hospital after serious M11 accident between Stortford and Harlow

Young woman flown to hospital after serious M11 accident between Stortford and Harlow

15 August 2019

At least 9 miles of queuing motorists stranded for 6 hours after southbound crash a mile from junction 7 exit for Harlow


Rewilding in Castle Park: An example of inaction being good for the environment

10 August 2019
Rewilding in Castle Park: An example of inaction being good for the environment

Rewilding in Castle Park: An example of inaction being good for the environment

10 August 2019

Melissa Matthews says that letting areas grow wild encourages the pollinators we depend on for fertilising 75% of the crops we eat


Are Bishop's Goods Yard developers saving money at expense of residents?

22 July 2019
Are Bishop's Goods Yard developers saving money at expense of residents?

Are Bishop's Goods Yard developers saving money at expense of residents?

22 July 2019

Louise Tennekoon, who writes the GreenWatch column for the Indie, has been looking into just how green the Goods Yard development is


'Mummy, are you going to die?' How I told my children I have stage 4 cancer

21 July 2019
'Mummy, are you going to die?' How I told my children I have stage 4 cancer

'Mummy, are you going to die?' How I told my children I have stage 4 cancer

21 July 2019

Beth Purvis, aka Bowel Warrior, is a 40-year-old mother of two from Elsenham who writes for the Indie about living with stage 4 cancer


My 5-point beginners' guide to cutting plastic – and your shopping bills

15 July 2019
My 5-point beginners' guide to cutting plastic – and your shopping bills

My 5-point beginners' guide to cutting plastic – and your shopping bills

15 July 2019

The Indie's GreenWatch correspondent, Louise Tennekoon, writes about the global environment from a local perspective


LevFest: Students, staff and families celebrate festival of sport and music at Leventhorpe

13 July 2019
LevFest: Students, staff and families celebrate festival of sport and music at Leventhorpe

LevFest: Students, staff and families celebrate festival of sport and music at Leventhorpe

13 July 2019

The Sawbridgeworth secondary school's LevFest combines the annual sports day and a summer festival of live music and performances


'Our actions do matter... Taken together, they send signals to big business and to government that things must change'

06 July 2019
'Our actions do matter... Taken together, they send signals to big business and to government that things must change'

'Our actions do matter... Taken together, they send signals to big business and to government that things must change'

06 July 2019

Louise Tennekoon, a Bishop's Stortford stay-at-home mum with 20 years' experience of working in sustainability, writes about all things green


A Day at the Fair composer sings Bishop's Stortford choir's praises

01 July 2019
A Day at the Fair composer sings Bishop's Stortford choir's praises

A Day at the Fair composer sings Bishop's Stortford choir's praises

01 July 2019

Composer Jonathan Rathbone was delighted with Bishop’s Stortford Choral Society’s performance of his summery piece on the hottest day of the year


I share my story so people like Alice can catch their cancer before it's too late

30 June 2019
I share my story so people like Alice can catch their cancer before it's too late

I share my story so people like Alice can catch their cancer before it's too late

30 June 2019

Indie columnist Beth Purvis, aka Bowel Warrior, who writes about living with stage 4 cancer, on how she motivated a Sawbridgeworth mum to act


The 96 people who are proof that it's not just sedentary obese over-50s who get bowel cancer

09 June 2019
The 96 people who are proof that it's not just sedentary obese over-50s who get bowel cancer

The 96 people who are proof that it's not just sedentary obese over-50s who get bowel cancer

09 June 2019

Beth Purvis, aka Bowel Warrior, a 39-year-old mum from Elsenham, writes for the Indie about living with stage 3 bowel cancer and stage 4 lung cancer


Why did Stortford's dance community give VERVE the swerve?

17 May 2019
Why did Stortford's dance community give VERVE the swerve?

Why did Stortford's dance community give VERVE the swerve?

17 May 2019

Polly Bloom wonders why 'gorgeous' show at Rhodes was not full of groups organised by local dance schools for their students to be inspired

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Stortford IT firm Genmar reaches out to the digitally excluded

24 April 2019
Stortford IT firm Genmar reaches out to the digitally excluded

Stortford IT firm Genmar reaches out to the digitally excluded

24 April 2019

MD Garry Moore wants to rally the community to help those who don't 'do the internet' to see the benefits of being online


Curo to reach 1,000 milestone

18 April 2019
Curo to reach 1,000 milestone

Curo to reach 1,000 milestone

18 April 2019

A landmark 1,000th club appearance is on the horizon, yet retirement is the last thing on sprightly striker Jamie Cureton’s mind.


Tiger Who Came to Tea is the cat’s whiskers

15 April 2019
Tiger Who Came to Tea is the cat’s whiskers

Tiger Who Came to Tea is the cat’s whiskers

15 April 2019

Olivia Vandyk on a wonderful performance at Rhodes Arts Complex in Bishop's Stortford that’s faithful to a childhood favourite


Drunken passenger who caused plane to be diverted to Stansted is jailed

12 April 2019
Drunken passenger who caused plane to be diverted to Stansted is jailed

Drunken passenger who caused plane to be diverted to Stansted is jailed

12 April 2019

Irishman Karl Begley was abusive to cabin crew on Alicante-Belfast flight


Man who burgled five premises in Sawbridgeworth in a day is behind bars

29 March 2019
Man who burgled five premises in Sawbridgeworth in a day is behind bars

Man who burgled five premises in Sawbridgeworth in a day is behind bars

29 March 2019

Jake Smith stole cash and a laptop when he smashed his way into a church, cafe, shop and two other businesses on Monday


We've got the whole world in our hands! Schools in harmony as festival choir at Rhodes

20 March 2019
We've got the whole world in our hands! Schools in harmony as festival choir at Rhodes

We've got the whole world in our hands! Schools in harmony as festival choir at Rhodes

20 March 2019

Pupils from four primaries presented a multicultural concert dressed in bright colours and waving flags of countries all over the world


18-year-old girl victim of sex attack in Bishop's Stortford

04 July 2018
18-year-old girl victim of sex attack in Bishop's Stortford

18-year-old girl victim of sex attack in Bishop's Stortford

04 July 2018

A 52-year-old man is being held by police in connection with the serious sexual assault of an 18-year-old girl in Bishop's Stortford.


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