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Two people suffer life-changing injuries in head-on crash

01 February 2021
Two people suffer life-changing injuries in head-on crash

Two people suffer life-changing injuries in head-on crash

01 February 2021

The collision between Hatfield Broad Oak and Takeley on Friday involved an Audi R8 and a Ford C-Max.


Tales to help children coming to terms with the loss of a loved one

31 January 2021
Tales to help children coming to terms with the loss of a loved one

Tales to help children coming to terms with the loss of a loved one

31 January 2021

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall reveals the best picture books for helping children come to terms with loss


Priti Patel defends visit to Stortford: 'I'm obviously out here working'

29 January 2021
Priti Patel defends visit to Stortford: 'I'm obviously out here working'

Priti Patel defends visit to Stortford: 'I'm obviously out here working'

29 January 2021

Home Secretary spent just over an hour in town, meeting new police recruits, neighbourhood beat officers and local MP Julie Marson.


Helping your child to improve their reading in lockdown can be as easy as ABC

24 January 2021
Helping your child to improve their reading in lockdown can be as easy as ABC

Helping your child to improve their reading in lockdown can be as easy as ABC

24 January 2021

If your child is learning to read in lockdown, fear not, there are lots of books out there for early readers with guidance for parents and carers


Man dies after emergency services called to house in Bishop's Stortford

21 January 2021
Man dies after emergency services called to house in Bishop's Stortford

Man dies after emergency services called to house in Bishop's Stortford

21 January 2021

The ambulance service attended a property in Heath Row at around 8am after concerns were raised for a man's welfaren.


Julie Marson MP: Talking about our mental health is vital in lockdown

21 January 2021
Julie Marson MP: Talking about our mental health is vital in lockdown

Julie Marson MP: Talking about our mental health is vital in lockdown

21 January 2021

Bishop's Stortford MP Julie Marson on the mass vaccination programme, Blue Monday, Thames Water and subtitles on children's TV.


Tribute to ex-Army man who moved from Stortford but loved to keep in touch with the town

18 January 2021
Tribute to ex-Army man who moved from Stortford but loved to keep in touch with the town

Tribute to ex-Army man who moved from Stortford but loved to keep in touch with the town

18 January 2021

Angela Barton writes in memory of Peter Chase, firm friend with whom she shared interests in music, books, politics – and laughter.


Picture gallery: Pets and landscapes just the tip of the iceberg for Hazel

16 January 2021
Picture gallery: Pets and landscapes just the tip of the iceberg for Hazel

Picture gallery: Pets and landscapes just the tip of the iceberg for Hazel

16 January 2021

Hazel Adlam is the featured artist in the latest in our series of photo galleries highlighting Bishop's Stortford Art Society members.


The top authors, poets and illustrators helping with home schooling

16 January 2021
The top authors, poets and illustrators helping with home schooling

The top authors, poets and illustrators helping with home schooling

16 January 2021

Bishop's Stortford College's Lizzie Hall rounds up resources from popular writers, illustrators and publishers to help keep your kids occupied.


Little Hadham youth given seven years for knifepoint robbery spree

12 January 2021
Little Hadham youth given seven years for knifepoint robbery spree

Little Hadham youth given seven years for knifepoint robbery spree

12 January 2021

Bradley Gill, 19, sentenced for 15 robberies and attempted robberies – including five in Stortford – in the space of five days.


Object of the Month: Documents charting the first tenants to sample a Kings lifestyle

10 January 2021
Object of the Month: Documents charting the first tenants to sample a Kings lifestyle

Object of the Month: Documents charting the first tenants to sample a Kings lifestyle

10 January 2021

In the latest in our series of articles on items at Bishop's Stortford Museum, Colin Burrowes looks at documents from the early days of Kings Cottages


The children's and young adult page-turners that are certain to be real crowd-pleasers in 2021

09 January 2021
The children's and young adult page-turners that are certain to be real crowd-pleasers in 2021

The children's and young adult page-turners that are certain to be real crowd-pleasers in 2021

09 January 2021

The Lipstick, How Do You Make a Rainbow? and Johnny Ball: Undercover Football Genius among the children's books to look out for in 2021


Masked sex menace pushed woman and girl to the ground in attacks on successive nights

08 January 2021
Masked sex menace pushed woman and girl to the ground in attacks on successive nights

Masked sex menace pushed woman and girl to the ground in attacks on successive nights

08 January 2021

Oliver Purvis, 25, jailed for four-and-a-half years for "frightening" assaults in the Great Dunmow area in the summer of 2020.


Get the Bishop's Stortford Independent without needing to leave the house

06 January 2021
Get the Bishop's Stortford Independent without needing to leave the house

Get the Bishop's Stortford Independent without needing to leave the house

06 January 2021

We are ensuring you can still read the Bishop's Stortford Independent in full even if you can’t get to the shops


'New year heralds unwelcome sense of déjâ vu, but there's cause to be positive'

05 January 2021
'New year heralds unwelcome sense of déjâ vu, but there's cause to be positive'

'New year heralds unwelcome sense of déjâ vu, but there's cause to be positive'

05 January 2021

Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson on the latest lockdown, remote learning for schoolchildren and the EU trade deal.


'When is R4U not for you? When you live in Stansted, Elsenham and Henham!'

31 December 2020
'When is R4U not for you? When you live in Stansted, Elsenham and Henham!'

'When is R4U not for you? When you live in Stansted, Elsenham and Henham!'

31 December 2020

Daniel Brett says costly multiple planning issues raise fundamental questions about the chaos of the R4U regime running Uttlesford District Council.


Julie Marson MP: There's hope at the end of a rotten 2020

30 December 2020
Julie Marson MP: There's hope at the end of a rotten 2020

Julie Marson MP: There's hope at the end of a rotten 2020

30 December 2020

Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson on the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, tier 4 restrictions and trade deals in her look ahead to 2021


So many ways to enjoy the humble and versatile vegetable that's 24-carrot gold

26 December 2020
So many ways to enjoy the humble and versatile vegetable that's 24-carrot gold

So many ways to enjoy the humble and versatile vegetable that's 24-carrot gold

26 December 2020

Top chef Alistair Dibbs, from Little Hallingbury, shares his recipe for a delicious carrot tarte tatin


It's quizmas time! Put your festive book knowledge to the test

23 December 2020
It's quizmas time! Put your festive book knowledge to the test

It's quizmas time! Put your festive book knowledge to the test

23 December 2020

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall tests your Christmas literary knowledge with her festive quiz


Unwind as a family by unwrapping a picture book full of festive fun and frivolity

20 December 2020
Unwind as a family by unwrapping a picture book full of festive fun and frivolity

Unwind as a family by unwrapping a picture book full of festive fun and frivolity

20 December 2020

There's an Elf in Your Book, Santa Post and Merry Christmas Baked Potato among the books on Lizzie Hall's recommended festive reading list


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