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Army of 110 volunteers in Stansted helping villagers in need in coronavirus crisis

17 April 2020
Army of 110 volunteers in Stansted helping villagers in need in coronavirus crisis

Army of 110 volunteers in Stansted helping villagers in need in coronavirus crisis

17 April 2020

A co-ordinated community response is ensuring that the elderly and vulnerable in isolation will be looked after in the weeks ahead.


Children's Easter cards bring cheer to elderly and isolated during virus lockdown

12 April 2020
Children's Easter cards bring cheer to elderly and isolated during virus lockdown

Children's Easter cards bring cheer to elderly and isolated during virus lockdown

12 April 2020

23 artistic youngsters from Much and Little Hadham produced nearly 100 cheery cards for the elderly and isolated in their communities.


Stortford couple stranded in New Zealand desperate to return to family

10 April 2020
Stortford couple stranded in New Zealand desperate to return to family

Stortford couple stranded in New Zealand desperate to return to family

10 April 2020

Mandy and David Hood have yet to hold their new-born grandson, while Mandy’s 93-year-old mother is in social isolation at her Hockerill home.


Stansted children of key workers making masks to save their own parents' lives

10 April 2020
Stansted children of key workers making masks to save their own parents' lives

Stansted children of key workers making masks to save their own parents' lives

10 April 2020

Acting head of St Mary's CE primary makes visors at home on four 3D printers, one of which he'll be taking into school so pupils can join in.


Family's 'rainbow sky' tribute to Stansted man with Covid-19 who died on wedding anniversary

10 April 2020
Family's 'rainbow sky' tribute to Stansted man with Covid-19 who died on wedding anniversary

Family's 'rainbow sky' tribute to Stansted man with Covid-19 who died on wedding anniversary

10 April 2020

Great-grandfather Barry Gerber, 79, who was known to many for walking his collie Molly, died on his 59th wedding anniversary.


Serial burglar who targeted Stansted home jailed for six years

07 April 2020
Serial burglar who targeted Stansted home jailed for six years

Serial burglar who targeted Stansted home jailed for six years

07 April 2020

Cieran Brytz, 32, went on a crime spree over the course of a week last summer, breaking into properties in Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.


Stansted couple's tribute to their baby born with leukaemia who died at 12 weeks

06 April 2020
Stansted couple's tribute to their baby born with leukaemia who died at 12 weeks

Stansted couple's tribute to their baby born with leukaemia who died at 12 weeks

06 April 2020

Kay and Trevor Springham took on Isabel's Big Ten – running 10 half-marathons in 10 months to raise £10,000 for charity – to mark her 10th year.


Teacher determined to keep running for hospice charity

05 April 2020
Teacher determined to keep running for hospice charity

Teacher determined to keep running for hospice charity

05 April 2020

Forest Hall Schools Head of Year 11 Paul Conlon is aiming to run 20 marathons in 2020 despite coronavirus resulting in many events being cancelled


'Horrible for her, horrible for the family': 92-year-old great-grandmother with Covid-19 dies alone in PAH

04 April 2020
'Horrible for her, horrible for the family': 92-year-old great-grandmother with Covid-19 dies alone in PAH

'Horrible for her, horrible for the family': 92-year-old great-grandmother with Covid-19 dies alone in PAH

04 April 2020

Family of 92-year-old Elizabeth Leslie-Rowe, who had 11 great-grandchildren, plan a memorial service later in the year.


Stansted florist leaves gifts dotted around the village as thanks for support

03 April 2020
Stansted florist leaves gifts dotted around the village as thanks for support

Stansted florist leaves gifts dotted around the village as thanks for support

03 April 2020

Paris Legore was overwhelmed by residents' reaction to her placing flowers and plants around the village to cheer people during lockdown.


Dorrington's replicate diamond couple's wedding cake 60 years on

31 March 2020
Dorrington's replicate diamond couple's wedding cake 60 years on

Dorrington's replicate diamond couple's wedding cake 60 years on

31 March 2020

The Sawbridgeworth bakery made the original cake for Hatfield Heath Brenda and John Garrett – and the replica to mark their 60th wedding anniversary.


Distraught Stortford mum's tearful plea to bring home son stranded in South America

29 March 2020
Distraught Stortford mum's tearful plea to bring home son stranded in South America

Distraught Stortford mum's tearful plea to bring home son stranded in South America

29 March 2020

Ex-Birchwood boy Harry Walters and partner Molly Holmes, both 23, were travelling in Bolivia when it went into lockdown and they could not get out.


PTA donation for every pupil to create Mother's Day gifts

28 March 2020
PTA donation for every pupil to create Mother's Day gifts

PTA donation for every pupil to create Mother's Day gifts

28 March 2020

Children painted and added bulbs to their plant pot presents - and also joined in British Science Week to learn about diversity


Offering a hand of help to victims of child exploitation in Herts

28 March 2020
Offering a hand of help to victims of child exploitation in Herts

Offering a hand of help to victims of child exploitation in Herts

28 March 2020

Police campaign helps to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation and the signs to look out for.


St Catherine's Court manager leaves with a 'wow' send off from residents

28 March 2020
St Catherine's Court manager leaves with a 'wow' send off from residents

St Catherine's Court manager leaves with a 'wow' send off from residents

28 March 2020

Fiona Day is presented with cake and a certificate for her "outstanding work effort".


Centre stage for Birchwood dance students as they perform at Royal Albert Hall

22 March 2020
Centre stage for Birchwood dance students as they perform at Royal Albert Hall

Centre stage for Birchwood dance students as they perform at Royal Albert Hall

22 March 2020

The troupe of 14 girls from the Parsonage Lane secondary in Bishop's Stortford had "the best experience of their lives".


Dad, mum and daughter fill Uttlesford police ranks in possible first for UK policing

21 March 2020
Dad, mum and daughter fill Uttlesford police ranks in possible first for UK policing

Dad, mum and daughter fill Uttlesford police ranks in possible first for UK policing

21 March 2020

The Coxes – Colin, Lisa and daughter Ciera – work for the Uttlesford Local Policing Team as an inspector, sergeant and PC respectively.


Abba tribute act helps raise money, money, money for Grove Cottage

20 March 2020
Abba tribute act helps raise money, money, money for Grove Cottage

Abba tribute act helps raise money, money, money for Grove Cottage

20 March 2020

Supporters of the Mencap charity's Bishop's Stortford base danced the night away to one of the UK's top Abba tribute bands.


Waffle and 'me time' event postponed in Stansted due to coronvirus outbreak

20 March 2020
Waffle and 'me time' event postponed in Stansted due to coronvirus outbreak

Waffle and 'me time' event postponed in Stansted due to coronvirus outbreak

20 March 2020

Women who share their love of food, chat and ‘me time’ forced to cancel their first Stansted event


Surgery leads community response to help elderly and vulnerable during virus outbreak

20 March 2020
Surgery leads community response to help elderly and vulnerable during virus outbreak

Surgery leads community response to help elderly and vulnerable during virus outbreak

20 March 2020

Stansted drs lead community effort to ensure supplies and medication are delivered while businesses offer help and annual parish meeting is cancelled.


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