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Stortford crafters answer appeal to help animals affected by fires in Australia

13 January 2020
Stortford crafters answer appeal to help animals affected by fires in Australia

Stortford crafters answer appeal to help animals affected by fires in Australia

13 January 2020

The Making Place is holding special sessions for people to knit, crochet or sew joey pouches, koala mittens, bird and rodent nests and bat wraps.


TV comedian Hal Cruttenden to play Stortford's Laughing Bishops Comedy Club

13 January 2020
TV comedian Hal Cruttenden to play Stortford's Laughing Bishops Comedy Club

TV comedian Hal Cruttenden to play Stortford's Laughing Bishops Comedy Club

13 January 2020

“I talk about my wife and kids in an incredibly disparaging way... but to them it’s just Dad being an arse."


Paul Young bringing a musical taste of Mexico to Rhodes

10 January 2020
Paul Young bringing a musical taste of Mexico to Rhodes

Paul Young bringing a musical taste of Mexico to Rhodes

10 January 2020

Eleanor Kent speaks to 1980s pop legend Paul Young about bringing Tex-Mex band Los Pacaminos to Bishop's Stortford


Premier position for latest defibrillator for public use in Bishop's Stortford

04 January 2020
Premier position for latest defibrillator for public use in Bishop's Stortford

Premier position for latest defibrillator for public use in Bishop's Stortford

04 January 2020

Potentially lifesaving device installed at BUPA care home on edge of Thorley Park development and Southern Country Park.


New Year hope of Stortford parents who couldn't bring their son home from hospital for Christmas

01 January 2020
New Year hope of Stortford parents who couldn't bring their son home from hospital for Christmas

New Year hope of Stortford parents who couldn't bring their son home from hospital for Christmas

01 January 2020

Three-year-old Jacob Taylor spent Christmas in isolation in Great Ormond Street hospital because of his rare and life-threatening health condition.


Stortford fashion show in aid of hospice and mayor's charity fund

01 January 2020
Stortford fashion show in aid of hospice and mayor's charity fund

Stortford fashion show in aid of hospice and mayor's charity fund

01 January 2020

The event at Rhodes Arts Complex is being held in association with North Street preloved clothes shop Friends Dress Agency.


Fir real! Recycle your Christmas tree to generate a shred-load of cash for Grove Cottage

31 December 2019
Fir real! Recycle your Christmas tree to generate a shred-load of cash for Grove Cottage

Fir real! Recycle your Christmas tree to generate a shred-load of cash for Grove Cottage

31 December 2019

In exchange for a suggested minimum £5 donation, trees can be dropped off on Sunday January 5 between 10am and 4pm at Stortford's Link Road car park.


Grove Cottage children's special festive needs fulfilled at a party just for them

30 December 2019
Grove Cottage children's special festive needs fulfilled at a party just for them

Grove Cottage children's special festive needs fulfilled at a party just for them

30 December 2019

The party in Stortford for the Mencap centre's families was organised by volunteer Debra Barton, an employee of funeral firm Daniel Robinson and Sons.


How flock of swifts over Stortford's flour mill brought international award for journalist

30 December 2019
How flock of swifts over Stortford's flour mill brought international award for journalist

How flock of swifts over Stortford's flour mill brought international award for journalist

30 December 2019

Stortford freelance Rory Galloway won the award for his BBC Radio 4 programme exploring the science of time perception within and between species.


Stortford rugby aces help grow awareness of men's health issues

29 December 2019
Stortford rugby aces help grow awareness of men's health issues

Stortford rugby aces help grow awareness of men's health issues

29 December 2019

Players at Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club have been helping change the face of men's health by taking part in the Movember campaign


Tandem tumbles get Grove Cottage's cash levels soaring

28 December 2019
Tandem tumbles get Grove Cottage's cash levels soaring

Tandem tumbles get Grove Cottage's cash levels soaring

28 December 2019

Six thrillseekers with a head for heights took to the skies to raise £3,300 for local Mencap group Grove Cottage


Bovis helps Stortford Scouts with home improvements

27 December 2019
Bovis helps Stortford Scouts with home improvements

Bovis helps Stortford Scouts with home improvements

27 December 2019

A renovation project to upgrade Silver Leys Scout Hut has been given a £500 boost from Bovis Homes


Toddlers visit care home as friendships are made across the generations

26 December 2019
Toddlers visit care home as friendships are made across the generations

Toddlers visit care home as friendships are made across the generations

26 December 2019

Residents at a Bishop's Stortford care home have been reaching out across the generations in a bid to break down barriers between young and old


Richard Whittington pupils show sole to help the homeless this Christmas

25 December 2019
Richard Whittington pupils show sole to help the homeless this Christmas

Richard Whittington pupils show sole to help the homeless this Christmas

25 December 2019

Shoeboxes filled with everyday essentials and seasonal luxuries handed out to the homeless thanks to Richard Whittington Primary School pupils


Follow that star! Stortford churches team up for crib and tree festivals

12 December 2019
Follow that star! Stortford churches team up for crib and tree festivals

Follow that star! Stortford churches team up for crib and tree festivals

12 December 2019

Nativity scenes by community groups, businesses and charities on show at Methodists' Crib Festival while Holy Trinity stages Christmas Tree Festival.


Some Stortford street lights could stay on for longer at night

10 December 2019
Some Stortford street lights could stay on for longer at night

Some Stortford street lights could stay on for longer at night

10 December 2019

With most of Herts' street lights now more energy-efficient LED lights linked to a central control system, the county council has greater flexibility.


Holy Tree-nity! Stortford church's festival features drama, music and poetry

10 December 2019
Holy Tree-nity! Stortford church's festival features drama, music and poetry

Holy Tree-nity! Stortford church's festival features drama, music and poetry

10 December 2019

Holy Trinity Church's Christmas tree festival this weekend will also feature stalls to browse, light refreshments and entertainment.


Herts and Soul Community Choir's Christmas concert in Stortford

08 December 2019
Herts and Soul Community Choir's Christmas concert in Stortford

Herts and Soul Community Choir's Christmas concert in Stortford

08 December 2019

‘Carols to Spark Your Christmas Spirit’ will feature carols to sing along to plus swing, jazz, rock, pop and folk arrangements – and a wassail!


Wassail! Carols of Comfort and Joy on the programme for Amici Cantate concert

02 December 2019
Wassail! Carols of Comfort and Joy on the programme for Amici Cantate concert

Wassail! Carols of Comfort and Joy on the programme for Amici Cantate concert

02 December 2019

The Bishop’s Stortford choir will perform Alexander L’Estrange’s award-winning piece in a family concert at All Saints' Church on Saturday evening.


Skating rink, winter barbecue, chocolate fountain and over 50 stalls at Hockerill's Christmas market

02 December 2019
Skating rink, winter barbecue, chocolate fountain and over 50 stalls at Hockerill's Christmas market

Skating rink, winter barbecue, chocolate fountain and over 50 stalls at Hockerill's Christmas market

02 December 2019

Stalls manned by students will be selling food and gifts from around the world, including beeswax wraps, Nigerian pies and upcycled dog bandanas.


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