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Woman steals Rolex from man's wrist in the street in Bishop's Stortford

12 May 2021
Woman steals Rolex from man's wrist in the street in Bishop's Stortford

Woman steals Rolex from man's wrist in the street in Bishop's Stortford

12 May 2021

The victim was unloading grocery shopping at his mother's house when the woman approached to ask him for directions.


The strong book characters helping kids push on when things get tough

08 May 2021
The strong book characters helping kids push on when things get tough

The strong book characters helping kids push on when things get tough

08 May 2021

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - now a Netflix film - among librarian Lizzie Hall's recommended books for teaching children about resilience


Council elections: It’s YOUR money, so vote to determine how it's spent

05 May 2021
Council elections: It’s YOUR money, so vote to determine how it's spent

Council elections: It’s YOUR money, so vote to determine how it's spent

05 May 2021

OPINION: Bishop's Stortford Independent news editor Sinead Corr on why putting an X in the box on Thursday (May 6) matters.


Share a story with these 9 books about myths, magic and mayhem

01 May 2021
Share a story with these 9 books about myths, magic and mayhem

Share a story with these 9 books about myths, magic and mayhem

01 May 2021

May is National Share-A-Story Month, an annual celebration of the power of storytelling and story-sharing, bringing together children and tales.


'We need a cultural revolution that makes it much less socially acceptable to drop litter'

28 April 2021
'We need a cultural revolution that makes it much less socially acceptable to drop litter'

'We need a cultural revolution that makes it much less socially acceptable to drop litter'

28 April 2021

Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson's latest fortnightly column for the Bishop's Stortford Independent.


Books that plant the seeds to help youngsters' imaginations blossom and grow

24 April 2021
Books that plant the seeds to help youngsters' imaginations blossom and grow

Books that plant the seeds to help youngsters' imaginations blossom and grow

24 April 2021

Bishop's Stortford College librarian Lizzie Hall's guide to the books that will get your children into gardening and growing their own fruit and veg


The children's classics that deserve a place on everybody's book shelf

17 April 2021
The children's classics that deserve a place on everybody's book shelf

The children's classics that deserve a place on everybody's book shelf

17 April 2021

The Swiss Family Robinson and A Kestrel for a Knave among the books on Bishop's Stortford College librarian Lizzie Hall's list of children's classics


Prince Philip and Baroness Williams were 'exceptional beacons of public service'

15 April 2021
Prince Philip and Baroness Williams were 'exceptional beacons of public service'

Prince Philip and Baroness Williams were 'exceptional beacons of public service'

15 April 2021

Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson pays tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh and Baroness Shirley Williams, and prepares for Finance Bill debate


Man in his 30s killed in collision with Stansted Express

13 April 2021
Man in his 30s killed in collision with Stansted Express

Man in his 30s killed in collision with Stansted Express

13 April 2021

British Transport Police and ambulance staff called to scene of tragedy at Sawbridgeworth railway station on Saturday night.


Why TK Maxx store for Jackson Square is not a good fit

11 April 2021
Why TK Maxx store for Jackson Square is not a good fit

Why TK Maxx store for Jackson Square is not a good fit

11 April 2021

Planner and urban designer Yvonne Estop-Wood outlines her objections to the proposed revamp of Jackson Square to accommodate TK Maxx.


Adventures, mysteries and missing cake sure to keep all ages gripped

10 April 2021
Adventures, mysteries and missing cake sure to keep all ages gripped

Adventures, mysteries and missing cake sure to keep all ages gripped

10 April 2021

The Case of the Missing Cake, The Girls I've Been and Waiting for Murder among top children's, teenage and young adult books to look out for in April


Tragedy of woman who went into hospital for minor cosmetic surgery and never came home

07 April 2021
Tragedy of woman who went into hospital for minor cosmetic surgery and never came home

Tragedy of woman who went into hospital for minor cosmetic surgery and never came home

07 April 2021

Paula Andrews suffered respiratory arrest at private hospital which cancelled her procedure because staff mistook effects of anxiety pills for drink.


'EU posturing in stark contrast to UK Vaccine Taskforce's decisiveness'

01 April 2021
'EU posturing in stark contrast to UK Vaccine Taskforce's decisiveness'

'EU posturing in stark contrast to UK Vaccine Taskforce's decisiveness'

01 April 2021

Stortford MP Julie Marson hits out at the "frankly absurd" trade war threats coming out of Brussels as the number of people vaccinated in Herts rises


The big characters helping to raise children's awareness and understanding of autism

01 April 2021
The big characters helping to raise children's awareness and understanding of autism

The big characters helping to raise children's awareness and understanding of autism

01 April 2021

To mark Autism Awareness Week (March 29-April 4), Bishop's Stortford College librarian Lizzie Hall selects some books to help children's understanding


'I'm confident Old River Lane will benefit our communities for generations'

29 March 2021
'I'm confident Old River Lane will benefit our communities for generations'

'I'm confident Old River Lane will benefit our communities for generations'

29 March 2021

Leader Linda Haysey defends East Herts Council's decision to go with a cinema-led arts centre rather than a theatre auditorium.


Stories of suffragettes and women's ongoing fight for equality

28 March 2021
Stories of suffragettes and women's ongoing fight for equality

Stories of suffragettes and women's ongoing fight for equality

28 March 2021

Bishop's Stortford College librarian Lizzie Hall picks her top books to help children understand the history of women's protest movements


Stortford woman taken to hospital with serious injuries after A120 crash

26 March 2021
Stortford woman taken to hospital with serious injuries after A120 crash

Stortford woman taken to hospital with serious injuries after A120 crash

26 March 2021

Van driver helping police with inquiries after woman's stationary BMW hit between Takeley and Dunmow.


Turn off those devices and tune in to the top book titles hitting the shelves

21 March 2021
Turn off those devices and tune in to the top book titles hitting the shelves

Turn off those devices and tune in to the top book titles hitting the shelves

21 March 2021

Fantasy novel for teenagers Threadneedle, by Cari Thomas, is among Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall's new must-reads


Arts groups' Old River Lane message to council: 'No to Waytemore, yes to wait more'

16 March 2021
Arts groups' Old River Lane message to council: 'No to Waytemore, yes to wait more'

Arts groups' Old River Lane message to council: 'No to Waytemore, yes to wait more'

16 March 2021

Bishop's Stortford Arts Forum's letter to all 50 East Herts district councillors ahead of Thursday's crunch extraordinary meeting.


'Totally wrong for people to use Sarah's murder... to oppose legislation they don’t like'

15 March 2021
'Totally wrong for people to use Sarah's murder... to oppose legislation they don’t like'

'Totally wrong for people to use Sarah's murder... to oppose legislation they don’t like'

15 March 2021

Bishop's Stortford MP Julie Marson: 'I hope this can be a watershed moment for society that forces a change.'


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