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New campaign launched to support Uttlesford's farming community

19 July 2021
New campaign launched to support Uttlesford's farming community

New campaign launched to support Uttlesford's farming community

19 July 2021

'Reaching Our Rural Communities' initiative will offer support and advice ranging from crime prevention to domestic abuse.


Try in July: Elodie helps devise charity challenge to try something new

19 July 2021
Try in July: Elodie helps devise charity challenge to try something new

Try in July: Elodie helps devise charity challenge to try something new

19 July 2021

Disabled Bishop's Stortford volunteer Elodie Gibby helps draw up fundraising initiative in aid of disability charity Accuro Care Services.


Pandemic grows love of gardening in village

16 July 2021
Pandemic grows love of gardening in village

Pandemic grows love of gardening in village

16 July 2021

Record entries for this year's Stansted in Bloom gardening competition as people ventured outside during lockdown resulting in some impressive entries


Peacock chicks hatch in dinosaur's mouth at Mountfitchet Castle

09 July 2021
Peacock chicks hatch in dinosaur's mouth at Mountfitchet Castle

Peacock chicks hatch in dinosaur's mouth at Mountfitchet Castle

09 July 2021

"I thought maybe the fox had got her as she'd disappeared, then she appeared one morning underneath the T-Rex head and she'd made her nest inside"


Stansted 168 homes plan: Highways U-turn days before public inquiry

09 July 2021
Stansted 168 homes plan: Highways U-turn days before public inquiry

Stansted 168 homes plan: Highways U-turn days before public inquiry

09 July 2021

Campaigners are angry Essex Highways has withdrawn its objection to a proposed new estate off Pennington Lane.


A hole lot of golf: Friends' four rounds in a day for cancer charity

05 July 2021
A hole lot of golf: Friends' four rounds in a day for cancer charity

A hole lot of golf: Friends' four rounds in a day for cancer charity

05 July 2021

Team member Steve Edwards was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer at the same time as Indie columnist Beth Purvis, who has died aged 42.


‘Removing resident parking is not the solution to Grove Hill issue'

02 July 2021
‘Removing resident parking is not the solution to Grove Hill issue'

‘Removing resident parking is not the solution to Grove Hill issue'

02 July 2021

Villagers claim other options such as bollards, raised kerbs and CCTV will deter lorry drivers from flouting 7.5-tonne restriction.


Talks under way to safeguard Stansted Day Centre

02 July 2021
Talks under way to safeguard Stansted Day Centre

Talks under way to safeguard Stansted Day Centre

02 July 2021

Charitable organisation Touchpoint wants to create a community hub for users of all ages in the village.


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.


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