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Village social club loses much-loved member at the age of 92

29 September 2020
Village social club loses much-loved member at the age of 92

Village social club loses much-loved member at the age of 92

29 September 2020

Stortford-born Florence 'Florrie' Crouchman took an active role in the Rodings Friendship Club right up until her death.


St Clare prepares to open its doors online for Hospice Care Week

29 September 2020
St Clare prepares to open its doors online for Hospice Care Week

St Clare prepares to open its doors online for Hospice Care Week

29 September 2020

The charity is to host two webinars demonstrating how it has adapted its services to the coronavirus pandemic.


Tax scammers con 18 Hertfordshire victims out of £22,000 in a week

28 September 2020
Tax scammers con 18 Hertfordshire victims out of £22,000 in a week

Tax scammers con 18 Hertfordshire victims out of £22,000 in a week

28 September 2020

In one case, a fraudster purporting to be from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs tricked the victim out of £15,000.


Brace yourself – magician Tom's got a host of new tricks up his sleeve

25 September 2020
Brace yourself – magician Tom's got a host of new tricks up his sleeve

Brace yourself – magician Tom's got a host of new tricks up his sleeve

25 September 2020

How can a magician put on a live show when the dreaded coronavirus keeps getting in the way? Tom Brace has come up with the answer.


Boy 'in street drug deal' in Stortford threatens passer-by with club

24 September 2020
Boy 'in street drug deal' in Stortford threatens passer-by with club

Boy 'in street drug deal' in Stortford threatens passer-by with club

24 September 2020

Man walking along Cricketfield Lane confronted by hooded youth aged 15-16 dressed all in black and with a scarf covering his face.


Woman taken to hospital after being attacked by man in the street

23 September 2020
Woman taken to hospital after being attacked by man in the street

Woman taken to hospital after being attacked by man in the street

23 September 2020

The victim suffered a broken wrist when a man in a group hurling insults at her friends pushed her to the ground.


Fearless 5-year-old who's virtually blind raises £1k for food bank with climb

22 September 2020
Fearless 5-year-old who's virtually blind raises £1k for food bank with climb

Fearless 5-year-old who's virtually blind raises £1k for food bank with climb

22 September 2020

Stortford boy Ben Hardy has severe impairment in both eyes as a result of rare genetic condition that affects just 50 people in the world.


Police appeal following man's lewd act on train leaving Bishop's Stortford

21 September 2020
Police appeal following man's lewd act on train leaving Bishop's Stortford

Police appeal following man's lewd act on train leaving Bishop's Stortford

21 September 2020

Officers investigating report of outraging public decency on train to London release photo of man they want to speak to.


Thief targets Stortford café that supports special needs adults

21 September 2020
Thief targets Stortford café that supports special needs adults

Thief targets Stortford café that supports special needs adults

21 September 2020

A freezer has been stolen from Wiggly Willow, which doubles as a social hub for people with learning disabilities.


Singing postie Hollie delivers first-class debut solo show

19 September 2020
Singing postie Hollie delivers first-class debut solo show

Singing postie Hollie delivers first-class debut solo show

19 September 2020

Social media favourite Hollie Bedford put her stamp on some hits at her first ever solo concert.


Knife pulled on man who intervened in row in street in Stortford

18 September 2020
Knife pulled on man who intervened in row in street in Stortford

Knife pulled on man who intervened in row in street in Stortford

18 September 2020

A man was threatened when he went to calm things between a couple having an argument.


Woman seeking 'petition signature' steals cash from motorist in car park

17 September 2020
Woman seeking 'petition signature' steals cash from motorist in car park

Woman seeking 'petition signature' steals cash from motorist in car park

17 September 2020

Man paying his parking fee at ticket machine had money stolen from his wallet by a distraction thief.


Crash closes road from Bishop's Stortford to Sawbridgeworth

16 September 2020
Crash closes road from Bishop's Stortford to Sawbridgeworth

Crash closes road from Bishop's Stortford to Sawbridgeworth

16 September 2020

Police were called to the A1184 at Spellbrook to reports of a collision near the Hilton Suzuki garage.


Knife-wielding thief in car steals £5,000 watch from woman

16 September 2020
Knife-wielding thief in car steals £5,000 watch from woman

Knife-wielding thief in car steals £5,000 watch from woman

16 September 2020

The victim was robbed at knifepoint as she walked along a residential street in daylight.


Cyclist Sam recalls 1,000-mile bike ride as guest of honour at hospice tea party

15 September 2020
Cyclist Sam recalls 1,000-mile bike ride as guest of honour at hospice tea party

Cyclist Sam recalls 1,000-mile bike ride as guest of honour at hospice tea party

15 September 2020

Event in the garden of the Much Hadham home of Isabel Hospice life president Barbara Doherty raises vital £3,500.


Great Dunmow family with former Stortford school sons join Gogglebox cast

14 September 2020
Great Dunmow family with former Stortford school sons join Gogglebox cast

Great Dunmow family with former Stortford school sons join Gogglebox cast

14 September 2020

Former Birchwood and Herts and Essex High School students are among the Channel 4 programme's new additions.


Beethoven and Bengali as Bishop's Stortford Sinfonia pop up with new season

06 November 2019
Beethoven and Bengali as Bishop's Stortford Sinfonia pop up with new season

Beethoven and Bengali as Bishop's Stortford Sinfonia pop up with new season

06 November 2019

Concert-goers at the Methodist Church can enjoy a pre-performance dinner courtesy of pop-up rustic Bengali restaurant Brohmon.


Stortford barman hit in stomach with rocket as he chased fireworks louts

06 November 2019
Stortford barman hit in stomach with rocket as he chased fireworks louts

Stortford barman hit in stomach with rocket as he chased fireworks louts

06 November 2019

Firework yobs' reign of terror at Thorley Neighbourhood Centre over half-term weekend.


9-year-old girl traumatised as yobs hit family car with firework while she's inside

05 November 2019
9-year-old girl traumatised as yobs hit family car with firework while she's inside

9-year-old girl traumatised as yobs hit family car with firework while she's inside

05 November 2019

Girl too traumatised to go to organised fireworks display after gang of 30-40 hooded youths aim rockets at parents' car at Thorley Park centre.


Swastika vandals cause £1,000 damage to Sawbridgeworth community hall

03 November 2019
Swastika vandals cause £1,000 damage to Sawbridgeworth community hall

Swastika vandals cause £1,000 damage to Sawbridgeworth community hall

03 November 2019

Police are appealing for any witnesses who saw the culprits etch the racist symbols into the Bullfields Centre.


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