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Carer's car among four hit by cat con thieves in one night in Stortford

02 March 2021
Carer's car among four hit by cat con thieves in one night in Stortford

Carer's car among four hit by cat con thieves in one night in Stortford

02 March 2021

Catalytic converter thieves caused around £2,500 damage to four cars, including three Honda Jazz hatchbacks.


31-year-old Ryan’s Covid death in hospital leaves boys without their single dad

01 March 2021
31-year-old Ryan’s Covid death in hospital leaves boys without their single dad

31-year-old Ryan’s Covid death in hospital leaves boys without their single dad

01 March 2021

Covid-19 claimed the life of a Bishop's Stortford single dad fighting a life-threatening condition.


Former Indie reporter standing for election to town council

27 February 2021
Former Indie reporter standing for election to town council

Former Indie reporter standing for election to town council

27 February 2021

Emma Vandore, 45, is the Liberal Democrat candidate in the May 6 Sawbridgeworth Town Council by-election.


Plea to stop work on part of St James’ Park building site after homes shook

26 February 2021
Plea to stop work on part of St James’ Park building site after homes shook

Plea to stop work on part of St James’ Park building site after homes shook

26 February 2021

Thorley Parish Council is championing residents living next to the construction site by calling for work on part of the development to stop.


Stalwart community campaigner Greg Rattey is appointed mayor elect of Sawbridgeworth

26 February 2021
Stalwart community campaigner Greg Rattey is appointed mayor elect of Sawbridgeworth

Stalwart community campaigner Greg Rattey is appointed mayor elect of Sawbridgeworth

26 February 2021

If confirmed by a vote at the annual meeting of the council which is due to be held on Monday May 24, Cllr Rattey will take office.


Singer hopes relaxation sessions will hit right note for Covid-19 recovery

25 February 2021
Singer hopes relaxation sessions will hit right note for Covid-19 recovery

Singer hopes relaxation sessions will hit right note for Covid-19 recovery

25 February 2021

Isobel Bradshaw is offering people recovering from coronavirus the chance to take part in free breathing and relaxation sessions.


Housebuilders continue to cause turmoil on West Road

25 February 2021
Housebuilders continue to cause turmoil on West Road

Housebuilders continue to cause turmoil on West Road

25 February 2021

Councillors are continuing to battle against a deluge of problems stemming from heavy goods vehicles using two housing construction sites.


Childcare author Sarah Ockwell-Smith tackles tweens in latest parenting guide

24 February 2021
Childcare author Sarah Ockwell-Smith tackles tweens in latest parenting guide

Childcare author Sarah Ockwell-Smith tackles tweens in latest parenting guide

24 February 2021

The Herts and Essex High School alumna offers advice on how to manage the stresses of bringing up eight- to 13-year-olds in her new book, Between.


Car parts stolen from BMW X5 in Sawbridgeworth

24 February 2021
Car parts stolen from BMW X5 in Sawbridgeworth

Car parts stolen from BMW X5 in Sawbridgeworth

24 February 2021

Police are investigating after a thief stripped an SUV of some of its interior parts.


Tools worth almost £2,000 stolen from three vans in one afternoon

22 February 2021
Tools worth almost £2,000 stolen from three vans in one afternoon

Tools worth almost £2,000 stolen from three vans in one afternoon

22 February 2021

Two of the vehicles were at the St Michael's Hurst development, off Farnham Road, and the third in Foxdells Lane, off Rye Street.


Charity's bereavement cafés supporting people grieving for loved ones

22 February 2021
Charity's bereavement cafés supporting people grieving for loved ones

Charity's bereavement cafés supporting people grieving for loved ones

22 February 2021

St Clare Hospice runs five virtual bereavement cafés and six Facebook groups, with 200 people accessing this social support each week.


Please don’t have a rubbish excuse for being a litter tosser

21 February 2021
Please don’t have a rubbish excuse for being a litter tosser

Please don’t have a rubbish excuse for being a litter tosser

21 February 2021

“Reports from residents indicate more litter and hanging dog poo bags and litter..." says town councillor David Royle.


Freya hands it to staff at Bishop's Stortford care home

20 February 2021
Freya hands it to staff at Bishop's Stortford care home

Freya hands it to staff at Bishop's Stortford care home

20 February 2021

A carer and former Birchwood student donated hand creams for some of the pandemic's unsung heroes at Elmhurst.


'I was a single mum bringing up two kids. I left their dad with the clothes on their back'

19 February 2021
'I was a single mum bringing up two kids. I left their dad with the clothes on their back'

'I was a single mum bringing up two kids. I left their dad with the clothes on their back'

19 February 2021

Amy Fleckney's experience of escaping an abusive relationship is part of an anthology aimed at getting women to talk about their mental health.


How precious posted gift, marked only 'for Nanny', reached rightful recipient

18 February 2021
How precious posted gift, marked only 'for Nanny', reached rightful recipient

How precious posted gift, marked only 'for Nanny', reached rightful recipient

18 February 2021

When postman Ian Brown found an album of baby photos without its packaging, he couldn't bear the thought of it being destroyed as lost property...


Stortford schools suited and rebooted for laptops courtesy of ITVET

18 February 2021
Stortford schools suited and rebooted for laptops courtesy of ITVET

Stortford schools suited and rebooted for laptops courtesy of ITVET

18 February 2021

The Stortford tech firm has excelled in its mission to kit out schoolchildren with refurbished digital devices.


Boy arrested in London as Stortford bike theft victim turns detective

18 February 2021
Boy arrested in London as Stortford bike theft victim turns detective

Boy arrested in London as Stortford bike theft victim turns detective

18 February 2021

Ben Watts trawled online marketplaces and set up notifications to alert him if his bike’s make and model was put up for sale.


Teacher's £1,000 appeal to buy books, jigsaws and games for care homes

17 February 2021
Teacher's £1,000 appeal to buy books, jigsaws and games for care homes

Teacher's £1,000 appeal to buy books, jigsaws and games for care homes

17 February 2021

Summercroft staffer Hollie Londors has been sending stuff to her own 85-year-old grandmother in a care home in Colchester.


Helicopter joins police hunt for trio who robbed boy of his coat in Stortford

15 February 2021
Helicopter joins police hunt for trio who robbed boy of his coat in Stortford

Helicopter joins police hunt for trio who robbed boy of his coat in Stortford

15 February 2021

Three men robbed a teenager of his coat in sub-zero temperatures on the Havers estate on Saturday afternoon.


Virtual winter fair raises around £500 for Isabel Hospice

15 February 2021
Virtual winter fair raises around £500 for Isabel Hospice

Virtual winter fair raises around £500 for Isabel Hospice

15 February 2021

Covid pandemic prevented the charity from staging its annual Christmas at the Manor fundraiser so it moved the event online.


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