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Council leadership challenge lost amid row over secrecy

01 July 2021
Council leadership challenge lost amid row over secrecy

Council leadership challenge lost amid row over secrecy

01 July 2021

Councillor walks out in row over whether motion of no confidence in Uttlesford District Council leaders should be debated in public.


Shoplifter steals 'entire Hozelock stock' from Homebase in Stortford

29 June 2021
Shoplifter steals 'entire Hozelock stock' from Homebase in Stortford

Shoplifter steals 'entire Hozelock stock' from Homebase in Stortford

29 June 2021

The £2,500 theft happened the day after two men stole £1,229 of tanning and skincare products from Boots the Chemist.


The Secret Garden coming to Stansted this summer

25 June 2021
The Secret Garden coming to Stansted this summer

The Secret Garden coming to Stansted this summer

25 June 2021

Adaptation of children's classic, featuring puppetry and folk music, will be performed within St Mary the Virgin Church.


Community rallies to stage pop-up market after village fete is cancelled

24 June 2021
Community rallies to stage pop-up market after village fete is cancelled

Community rallies to stage pop-up market after village fete is cancelled

24 June 2021

The community in Elsenham has got together to organise a market this Saturday to promote local businesses.


For Connie: Women's 20-mile walk raises £10,000 for breast cancer charity

22 June 2021
For Connie: Women's 20-mile walk raises £10,000 for breast cancer charity

For Connie: Women's 20-mile walk raises £10,000 for breast cancer charity

22 June 2021

Sisters Gill Blair-Park and Annice Osborne have amassed over £60,000 since losing their mum Connie to breast cancer at 61.


Vaccination team inject a surprise in colleague Nikki's wedding day

21 June 2021
Vaccination team inject a surprise in colleague Nikki's wedding day

Vaccination team inject a surprise in colleague Nikki's wedding day

21 June 2021

Nikki Barker arrived at the register office to find 25 fellow Avanti Meadows jab centre team members waiting to give her a guard of honour.


Stortford dance school pupils ready to go again after stop-start year

20 June 2021
Stortford dance school pupils ready to go again after stop-start year

Stortford dance school pupils ready to go again after stop-start year

20 June 2021

Performers aged 4 to 22 from KBD Dance will showcase their talents in an hour-long show at South Mill Arts on Sunday July 4.


Gorgeous Georgian: Gaston House opens its garden gates for charity

18 June 2021
Gorgeous Georgian: Gaston House opens its garden gates for charity

Gorgeous Georgian: Gaston House opens its garden gates for charity

18 June 2021

The 18th-century property in a six-acre parkland setting will welcome visitors on Sunday June 27 in aid of the British Red Cross.


Fire breaks out at Stortford town centre café Nostimo

17 June 2021
Fire breaks out at Stortford town centre café Nostimo

Fire breaks out at Stortford town centre café Nostimo

17 June 2021

Owner Dimitrios Tsioupas and wife Vaida evacuated the premises as firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze at the back.


D-Day veteran dies three days after 77th anniversary of Normandy landings

15 June 2021
D-Day veteran dies three days after 77th anniversary of Normandy landings

D-Day veteran dies three days after 77th anniversary of Normandy landings

15 June 2021

Charles Foster, 98, was awarded France’s top military accolade, the Légion d’honneur, in recognition of his Second World War service.


Pub's anger at being told to wait up to a week for power cut repairs

11 June 2021
Pub's anger at being told to wait up to a week for power cut repairs

Pub's anger at being told to wait up to a week for power cut repairs

11 June 2021

No kitchen ovens, lights or hot water, but defiant Brewery Tap is still serving drinks and cooking pizzas in its outside oven.


Women in Uttlesford urged to share their healthcare experiences

10 June 2021
Women in Uttlesford urged to share their healthcare experiences

Women in Uttlesford urged to share their healthcare experiences

10 June 2021

A Government consultation seeks women's views on their experiences to help shape a strategy for their future healthcare.


BMWs stolen from same street on same night in Bishop's Stortford

10 June 2021
BMWs stolen from same street on same night in Bishop's Stortford

BMWs stolen from same street on same night in Bishop's Stortford

10 June 2021

Police said the keyless-entry BMWs, both grey, were taken from a road on the Bishop's Park estate near Tesco.


Pensioner’s purse stolen in Sainsbury’s in town centre

09 June 2021
Pensioner’s purse stolen in Sainsbury’s in town centre

Pensioner’s purse stolen in Sainsbury’s in town centre

09 June 2021

Police also investigating shoplifting incidents at Fat Face, ProCook, Holland & Barrett and Boots the Chemist.


Boy lashes out after being refused entry to film at Empire in Stortford

08 June 2021
Boy lashes out after being refused entry to film at Empire in Stortford

Boy lashes out after being refused entry to film at Empire in Stortford

08 June 2021

The young teenager was with a group of friends when he damaged a hand sanitiser dispenser in temper after being refused entry to a film.


Grateful mums' gift to NHS maternity worker for her support in lockdown

01 June 2021
Grateful mums' gift to NHS maternity worker for her support in lockdown

Grateful mums' gift to NHS maternity worker for her support in lockdown

01 June 2021

Hayley Dean ran three breastfeeding clinics in Stortford pre-Covid and launched virtual meetings to ensure mums could still be supported.


The Stortford mum using her pandemic birth story to give others a maternity voice

31 May 2021
The Stortford mum using her pandemic birth story to give others a maternity voice

The Stortford mum using her pandemic birth story to give others a maternity voice

31 May 2021

Chloe Ribeiro had her second son in January after an anxious pregnancy dealing with hospital without her husband being allowed to be present.


Gardens in Uttlesford villages to open their gates to visitors for first time

30 May 2021
Gardens in Uttlesford villages to open their gates to visitors for first time

Gardens in Uttlesford villages to open their gates to visitors for first time

30 May 2021

Previously unseen Stocksmead in Arkesden has four distinct gardens, and five gardens in the Chesterfords will also be open to the public.


School community defends head who contacted police about 4-year-old's watch

29 May 2021
School community defends head who contacted police about 4-year-old's watch

School community defends head who contacted police about 4-year-old's watch

29 May 2021

Head who angered boy's parents by calling police to report watch as a recording device in nursery says she was following safeguarding policy.


Restored knights back on guard duty at village gateways

28 May 2021
Restored knights back on guard duty at village gateways

Restored knights back on guard duty at village gateways

28 May 2021

The two Norman knights welcome people to Stansted and have been restored ahead of this year's Anglia in Bloom competition


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