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Woman arrested while police on lookout for car thieves in Stansted

16 December 2020
Woman arrested while police on lookout for car thieves in Stansted

Woman arrested while police on lookout for car thieves in Stansted

16 December 2020

Officers patrolling the village in response to concerns about car crime were alerted to a suspect driver in Church Road.


Newport flood: Environment Agency confirms River Cam burst its banks

15 December 2020
Newport flood: Environment Agency confirms River Cam burst its banks

Newport flood: Environment Agency confirms River Cam burst its banks

15 December 2020

Essex Highways is due to meet a landowner on site to discuss ditch clearance to prevent further flooding of the main B1383.


Standstill Mountfitchet: 'Perfect storm' of gas leak, water main damage and planned works

10 December 2020
Standstill Mountfitchet: 'Perfect storm' of gas leak, water main damage and planned works

Standstill Mountfitchet: 'Perfect storm' of gas leak, water main damage and planned works

10 December 2020

Stansted's Essex county councillor Ray Gooding: “It was a bit of a nightmare – it was the perfect storm."


Newport flood: Gooding hits out at 'misinformation' and 'political point-scoring'

08 December 2020
Newport flood: Gooding hits out at 'misinformation' and 'political point-scoring'

Newport flood: Gooding hits out at 'misinformation' and 'political point-scoring'

08 December 2020

Residents say flooded B1383 closure is down to poor maintenance of blocked drains and not the River Cam bursting its banks, as county council says.


Main road still shut by floodwater days after river burst its banks

07 December 2020
Main road still shut by floodwater days after river burst its banks

Main road still shut by floodwater days after river burst its banks

07 December 2020

B1383 at Newport remains closed and underwater – and drivers are warned against removing closure signs and trying to drive through.


School invites residents to sing carols on doorstep in aid of foodbank

04 December 2020
School invites residents to sing carols on doorstep in aid of foodbank

School invites residents to sing carols on doorstep in aid of foodbank

04 December 2020

Stansted's St Mary's CofE (Foundation) Primary supporting Uttlesford Foodbank while spreading festive cheer in the community.


Great British Bake Off: Stortford florists provide bouquets for finalists

25 November 2020
Great British Bake Off: Stortford florists provide bouquets for finalists

Great British Bake Off: Stortford florists provide bouquets for finalists

25 November 2020

Elegant Stems daughter and mother Carla and Jan Zelezinski were given floral brief for finale of TV series filmed at Down Hall Hotel.


Covid-19 disrupts postal deliveries as 37 Royal Mail staff sent home to self-isolate

24 November 2020
Covid-19 disrupts postal deliveries as 37 Royal Mail staff sent home to self-isolate

Covid-19 disrupts postal deliveries as 37 Royal Mail staff sent home to self-isolate

24 November 2020

Five staff at Sawbridgeworth sorting office tested positive, resulting in 37 colleagues being sent home and disruption to deliveries.


Call for R4U to 'come clean' over auditors' refusal to sign off council accounts

21 November 2020
Call for R4U to 'come clean' over auditors' refusal to sign off council accounts

Call for R4U to 'come clean' over auditors' refusal to sign off council accounts

21 November 2020

Uttlesford District Council opposition leaders call for clarity over what council’s top finance officer terms an “outstanding investigation”.


Online shopping service launched in Uttlesford to support local businesses

17 November 2020
Online shopping service launched in Uttlesford to support local businesses

Online shopping service launched in Uttlesford to support local businesses

17 November 2020

Click It Local; Shoppers can buy from local independents and have items delivered the same day.


Covid-19 cases force classroom closures at Stansted schools

16 November 2020
Covid-19 cases force classroom closures at Stansted schools

Covid-19 cases force classroom closures at Stansted schools

16 November 2020

“The situation we are in at BMAT – with bubble closures... – is the same as every school up and down the country. This is not news.”


Should Crafton Green House be leased out or make way for parking?

14 November 2020
Should Crafton Green House be leased out or make way for parking?

Should Crafton Green House be leased out or make way for parking?

14 November 2020

Stansted Parish Council wants residents' views on the future of its old offices while some fear its demolition is a foregone conclusion.


Villagers unite to create moving roadside scene for Remembrance

11 November 2020
Villagers unite to create moving roadside scene for Remembrance

Villagers unite to create moving roadside scene for Remembrance

11 November 2020

The display in front of Quendon village hall is lit up at night to showcase the various creations by residents of all ages.


War horse: From the farm fields of Stortford to the battlefields of France

10 November 2020
War horse: From the farm fields of Stortford to the battlefields of France

War horse: From the farm fields of Stortford to the battlefields of France

10 November 2020

The photo more than 100 years old which moved a local horse riding centre owner to tears.


MP, council and surgery say Covid help is at hand in Stansted

06 November 2020
MP, council and surgery say Covid help is at hand in Stansted

MP, council and surgery say Covid help is at hand in Stansted

06 November 2020

Village's army of volunteers ready to support residents in need while Remembrance Sunday service will see staggered wreath-laying times.


Roadside protest highlights issue of speeding in Hatfield Heath

02 November 2020
Roadside protest highlights issue of speeding in Hatfield Heath

Roadside protest highlights issue of speeding in Hatfield Heath

02 November 2020

Villagers with placards line A1060 to draw attention to speeding motorists and to call for speed cameras to be installed.


Village business community sceptical of council's social media support

01 November 2020
Village business community sceptical of council's social media support

Village business community sceptical of council's social media support

01 November 2020

Uttlesford District Council's offer of online support to struggling companies might not go far enough, business leaders warn.


Stansted's Remembrance Sunday: Pay respects on your doorstep

31 October 2020
Stansted's Remembrance Sunday: Pay respects on your doorstep

Stansted's Remembrance Sunday: Pay respects on your doorstep

31 October 2020

The village's service will be a quieter affair this year, so residents are invited to observe a two-minute doorstep silence instead.


How community spirit in lockdown gave rise to village scarecrow festival

30 October 2020
How community spirit in lockdown gave rise to village scarecrow festival

How community spirit in lockdown gave rise to village scarecrow festival

30 October 2020

Donald Trump, Capt Sir Tom Moore and Dorothy from Wizard of Oz joined by pumpkin-headed family, witch and ghoulish police officer.


Mini driver arrested after cyclist in 70s dies at scene of collision

27 October 2020
Mini driver arrested after cyclist in 70s dies at scene of collision

Mini driver arrested after cyclist in 70s dies at scene of collision

27 October 2020

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash which happened in Saffron Walden on Sunday afternoon.


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