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Granted! More flexibility for group awards

02 March 2024
Granted! More flexibility for group awards

Granted! More flexibility for group awards

02 March 2024

At a meeting of Sawbridgeworth Town Council on Monday councillors agreed to keep the cap on grants to £500 but to change the wording to “guidance”.


Sawbridgeworth deputy mayor set to step up for first citizen role

01 March 2024
Sawbridgeworth deputy mayor set to step up for first citizen role

Sawbridgeworth deputy mayor set to step up for first citizen role

01 March 2024

Councillors voted to appoint Cllr Reece Smith as mayor designate for the year 2024-25 at a full meeting of Sawbridgeworth Town Council on Monday.


Leventhorpe’s award-winning film star Lola Campbell to appear in EastEnders

29 February 2024
Leventhorpe’s award-winning film star Lola Campbell to appear in EastEnders

Leventhorpe’s award-winning film star Lola Campbell to appear in EastEnders

29 February 2024

14-year-old Sheering star of BAFTA-nominated movie Scrapper to play troubled newcomer Britney in a special episode on Monday (March 4).


Town council laughs off new plan for music and comedy club

27 February 2024
Town council laughs off new plan for music and comedy club

Town council laughs off new plan for music and comedy club

27 February 2024

Darryl Sydes, leaseholder of the former Barclays bank in Knight Street, tried to reassure residents it was not going to be “some crazy nightclub”.


Work on Stortford business park stops as builder goes into administration

27 February 2024
Work on Stortford business park stops as builder goes into administration

Work on Stortford business park stops as builder goes into administration

27 February 2024

The scheme for 12 industrial units is part of the 750-home St James’ Park estate being built off Whittington Way and St James’ Way by Countryside.


Bride and joy: Boutique in Sawbridgeworth named best in Hertfordshire

27 February 2024
Bride and joy: Boutique in Sawbridgeworth named best in Hertfordshire

Bride and joy: Boutique in Sawbridgeworth named best in Hertfordshire

27 February 2024

Enchanted Bridal Boutique in The Maltings was named Best Bridal Boutique for Hertfordshire in the Hitched Wedding Awards 2024.


30 vehicles stopped as police target thieves in traffic operation

27 February 2024
30 vehicles stopped as police target thieves in traffic operation

30 vehicles stopped as police target thieves in traffic operation

27 February 2024

The operation, involving 14 neighbourhood policing officers, was centred on the A1184 at Spellbrook, between Bishop’s Stortford and Sawbridgeworth.


Song of freedom rings out as Sawbridgeworth holds vigil for Ukraine

27 February 2024
Song of freedom rings out as Sawbridgeworth holds vigil for Ukraine

Song of freedom rings out as Sawbridgeworth holds vigil for Ukraine

27 February 2024

Besides singing Chervona Kolyna – the song synonymous with Ukraine’s fight for freedom – the 50 people gathered lit tea lights around the beacon


Football legends show support after family tragedy spurs clubmate into charity launch

26 February 2024
Football legends show support after family tragedy spurs clubmate into charity launch

Football legends show support after family tragedy spurs clubmate into charity launch

26 February 2024

The Legend on the Bench charity was launched by Micky Hazard and his sister Michelle after her son Jay took his own life in Sawbridgeworth aged 23.


Birchanger scheme delays caused by weather, drainage issues and ‘unmapped utilities’

26 February 2024
Birchanger scheme delays caused by weather, drainage issues and ‘unmapped utilities’

Birchanger scheme delays caused by weather, drainage issues and ‘unmapped utilities’

26 February 2024

Controversial scheme has been ongoing for almost two years and caused huge disruption in Bishop’s Stortford and the surrounding area.


Church takes the lead with community walk

26 February 2024
Church takes the lead with community walk

Church takes the lead with community walk

26 February 2024

The event, held by St James The Great, High Wych on Sunday March 3, offers participants to walk and talk and finish with drinks and cake.


War memorial to be repaired and cleaned after council secures grant

25 February 2024
War memorial to be repaired and cleaned after council secures grant

War memorial to be repaired and cleaned after council secures grant

25 February 2024

The stone obelisk in Castle Gardens, bearing 314 names of the fallen from both world wars, is showing wear and tear and is in need of a clean.


Town stands in solidarity with Ukraine on second anniversary of war

24 February 2024
Town stands in solidarity with Ukraine on second anniversary of war

Town stands in solidarity with Ukraine on second anniversary of war

24 February 2024

Vigil outside Sawbridgeworth Town Council offices from 5pm on Saturday to mark second anniversary of invasion of Ukraine by Russia.


Leventhorpe girl Lola’s a winner at London film awards

23 February 2024
Leventhorpe girl Lola’s a winner at London film awards

Leventhorpe girl Lola’s a winner at London film awards

23 February 2024

Lola Campbell, 14, from Sheering, named Young British/Irish Performer of the Year at 44th London Film Critics’ Circle Awards.


Laptops and phone stolen in business burglary in Bishop’s Stortford

20 February 2024
Laptops and phone stolen in business burglary in Bishop’s Stortford

Laptops and phone stolen in business burglary in Bishop’s Stortford

20 February 2024

The burglary is believed to have happened between 1.45pm and 2.30pm on Friday February 16 at an office at Millars Three on Southmill Road.


Man in his 50s arrested after drugs found in car in Stortford

20 February 2024
Man in his 50s arrested after drugs found in car in Stortford

Man in his 50s arrested after drugs found in car in Stortford

20 February 2024

Police officers conducting patrols in the Stansted Road area stopped a vehicle after they became aware that it was “of interest”.


Mark’s the toast of the wedding toastmasters with national award

20 February 2024
Mark’s the toast of the wedding toastmasters with national award

Mark’s the toast of the wedding toastmasters with national award

20 February 2024

Master of ceremonies and toastmaster Mark Greatbatch received 90 reviews on Hitched.co.uk, with ratings of five out of five.


Narrowboat on River Stort left sinking ‘by heavy rain’

20 February 2024
Narrowboat on River Stort left sinking ‘by heavy rain’

Narrowboat on River Stort left sinking ‘by heavy rain’

20 February 2024

The boat near Kecksys bridge in Sawbridgeworth was half submerged and it has been suggested it was caused by recent heavy rain.


Gym users’ rowathon raises plucky Pete’s spirits

19 February 2024
Gym users’ rowathon raises plucky Pete’s spirits

Gym users’ rowathon raises plucky Pete’s spirits

19 February 2024

The Pete Beatty Atlantic Rowathon took place at Koru Gym on February 10 and 11 and saw 12 participants paying £10 for an hour’s rowing work-out.


Join special branch and identify the trees in Pishiobury Park

19 February 2024
Join special branch and identify the trees in Pishiobury Park

Join special branch and identify the trees in Pishiobury Park

19 February 2024

The event in the Sawbridgeworth park on Thursday (Feb 22) challenges visitors to identify the 15 different types of tree and shrub there.


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