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'We discussed me doing a half marathon at the dinner table and now I've raised £3k'

30 May 2020
'We discussed me doing a half marathon at the dinner table and now I've raised £3k'

'We discussed me doing a half marathon at the dinner table and now I've raised £3k'

30 May 2020

11-year-old footballer Paddy Dunne, who one day wants to be a sports journalist, is the subject of a news story after raising thousands for the NHS


Second World War marine buried in grave where his wife was laid to rest in March

26 May 2020
Second World War marine buried in grave where his wife was laid to rest in March

Second World War marine buried in grave where his wife was laid to rest in March

26 May 2020

Bugler plays Last Post at funeral of 95-year-old Alan Smith, a former Royal Marines commando, in Elsenham.


Paint stones for elderly in care homes

24 May 2020
Paint stones for elderly in care homes

Paint stones for elderly in care homes

24 May 2020

Children asked to decorate stones as 'bugs' to help build colourful features at four care homes for the elderly


What a gem! Aimee's jewellery design talents benefit the NHS

23 May 2020
What a gem! Aimee's jewellery design talents benefit the NHS

What a gem! Aimee's jewellery design talents benefit the NHS

23 May 2020

The eight-year-old spent hours creating pretty resin necklaces which she then sold from the doorstep of her Stansted home.


Stansted comes to standstill as hundreds pay respects to 96-year-old Bart Robinson

22 May 2020
Stansted comes to standstill as hundreds pay respects to 96-year-old Bart Robinson

Stansted comes to standstill as hundreds pay respects to 96-year-old Bart Robinson

22 May 2020

The director and former chairman of Daniel Robinson & Sons grew up in Lower Street and was a familiar sight in the village on his mobility scooter.


Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

19 May 2020
Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

19 May 2020

Year 8 trio Annabel Westcott, Eve Evans and Emma Foden completed their challenge on Sunday to raise money for NHS Charities Together.


Breast cancer mum lets her family shave off her hair before chemo makes it fall out

19 May 2020
Breast cancer mum lets her family shave off her hair before chemo makes it fall out

Breast cancer mum lets her family shave off her hair before chemo makes it fall out

19 May 2020

Caroline Daniell, 42, wanted to turn the trauma of hair loss into a positive and has so far raised £5,000 for Helen Rollason Cancer Charity.


Stortford ((Bounce)) army jump to it and help to raise £50,000 for NHS

18 May 2020
Stortford ((Bounce)) army jump to it and help to raise £50,000 for NHS

Stortford ((Bounce)) army jump to it and help to raise £50,000 for NHS

18 May 2020

Participants completed five 45-minute online classes, burning an estimated 2,600 calories each, in the one-day fundraising workout.


Double VE Day celebrations for villager Audrey Rodgers

16 May 2020
Double VE Day celebrations for villager Audrey Rodgers

Double VE Day celebrations for villager Audrey Rodgers

16 May 2020

Villager who turned 14 on the day war ended marks her 89th birthday at this year's VE Day celebrations.


Tributes following death of The Ash pub's 'Dancing Queen' Beverly

15 May 2020
Tributes following death of The Ash pub's 'Dancing Queen' Beverly

Tributes following death of The Ash pub's 'Dancing Queen' Beverly

15 May 2020

Beverly Sowerby, nee Crocker, died four years after being diagnosed on her 55th birthday with stage four ovarian cancer.


12 brothers and sisters at Stortford school bounce 1,945 times in VE Day challenge

14 May 2020
12 brothers and sisters at Stortford school bounce 1,945 times in VE Day challenge

12 brothers and sisters at Stortford school bounce 1,945 times in VE Day challenge

14 May 2020

Richard Whittington Primary pupils bounce their way to raising £1,000 for children's charity in 75th anniversary trampoline challenge.


Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls to hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

14 May 2020
Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls to hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls to hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

14 May 2020

Year 8 trio Annabel Westcott, Eve Evans and Emma Foden will undertake their challenge on Sunday to raise money for NHS Charities Together.


Two men arrested for 'child abduction' after two girls go missing from care home

12 May 2020
Two men arrested for 'child abduction' after two girls go missing from care home

Two men arrested for 'child abduction' after two girls go missing from care home

12 May 2020

The teenage girls were found with two men in a vehicle which was stopped on the M11 near Harlow late on Saturday night.


Dancing in the streets as Stansted unites – from a distance – for VE Day 75

12 May 2020
Dancing in the streets as Stansted unites – from a distance – for VE Day 75

Dancing in the streets as Stansted unites – from a distance – for VE Day 75

12 May 2020

Music from the 1940s to the present day helped villagers come 'together' to commemorate the milestone.


Messages to NHS staff and other key workers projected onto Stansted windmill

11 May 2020
Messages to NHS staff and other key workers projected onto Stansted windmill

Messages to NHS staff and other key workers projected onto Stansted windmill

11 May 2020

The village's windmill, which is lit blue every Thursday evening for Clap For Our Carers, carried messages for front-line staff.


Daisy May's Farm launches £2,500 fundraising appeal to feed its animals

10 May 2020
Daisy May's Farm launches £2,500 fundraising appeal to feed its animals

Daisy May's Farm launches £2,500 fundraising appeal to feed its animals

10 May 2020

The pandemic has had a devastating impact on the working farm and rescue centre, which closed to the public at the start of its busy spring season.


Stansted takeaway serves up 100 free meals to care home staff

09 May 2020
Stansted takeaway serves up 100 free meals to care home staff

Stansted takeaway serves up 100 free meals to care home staff

09 May 2020

Workers at four care homes in Stansted and Bishop's Stortford were delighted to receive a delivery of Indian food from the Bombay Butler.


Woman opens pop-up food shop in her garage to help Essex and Herts air ambulance

09 May 2020
Woman opens pop-up food shop in her garage to help Essex and Herts air ambulance

Woman opens pop-up food shop in her garage to help Essex and Herts air ambulance

09 May 2020

Henham resident Charlotte Philipps has set up a fresh fruit and veg and meat and fish shop to support villagers and food suppliers.


Brothers inspired by Captain Tom with virtual relay for school friends in aid of NHS

07 May 2020
Brothers inspired by Captain Tom with virtual relay for school friends in aid of NHS

Brothers inspired by Captain Tom with virtual relay for school friends in aid of NHS

07 May 2020

Sebastian and Benjamin Webb have organised the event for VE Day 75 and will be joined by 70 pupils from St Andrew's Primary School in Much Hadham.


Party in your garden with DJ to mark VE Day 75th anniversary in Stansted

06 May 2020
Party in your garden with DJ to mark VE Day 75th anniversary in Stansted

Party in your garden with DJ to mark VE Day 75th anniversary in Stansted

06 May 2020

Villagers are being encouraged to join 'stay at home' street parties and a live lockdown set with Stansted's James 'Deejay Goochy' Goodge.


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