Indie columnist Chas Gill presents his Old Charlie’s Almanac, taking a light-hearted look at what the new year might have in store for Stortford.
Quantity Street, not Quality Street: Chas Gill encounters a sea of bobbing heads but not many smiles – and little in the way of Christmas spirit.
Chas Gill continues his look at the Town Centre Planning Framework, dealing with what Stortford needs to offer to compete with nearby towns.
Chas Gill visited the Waitrose and Aldi car parks in Bishop's Stortford to count 4x4s – and his finding might surprise you.
Whatever the outcome, the Brexit debacle has deeply damaged our society... whoever ‘wins’, the resentment of the losers will linger for generations.
Indie columnist Chas Gill with the second part of his six-part series looking in depth at the Bishop's Stortford Town Centre Planning Framework
Chas Gill observed the NHS at Harlow's Princess Alexandra Hospital at close quarters after a close call with sepsis led to him spending 11 days there
In a 6-part series, Chas Gill delves into the Bishop's Stortford Town Centre Planning Framework. Week 1: Walking and cycling
'It might look better... on the seafront at Hastings, but I’m less convinced that it’s perfect for the centre of our conservation area'
'All we see is a dark rusty brown cliff face of a structure that looks like a derelict factory, adding to the dismal entrance area of the complex'
Chas Gill says the town council's got the 'ride' bit right with its Thorley Park shuttle service to the station – but the 'stride' part's not a runner
Chas Gill was in Thursday's opening-night audience for the four-show production of Agatha Christie's classic murder mystery
For as long as I can remember I've been able to count up to 10 in Italian. I learned that from my dad as a result of a long holiday he had in Italy during the 1939-45 conflict.
Indie columnist Chas Gill says an online petition against the proposed 546-space car park at Northgate End is all well and good, but what about the silent majority?