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Stansted litter pick reunites boy with stolen mobile phone

04 April 2022
Stansted litter pick reunites boy with stolen mobile phone

Stansted litter pick reunites boy with stolen mobile phone

04 April 2022

The device had lain undisturbed in mud since September, but was found by one of the 40 volunteers taking part in Saturday's clean-up operation.


Stortford playgroup running 35 years faces 'devastating' prospect of closure

03 April 2022
Stortford playgroup running 35 years faces 'devastating' prospect of closure

Stortford playgroup running 35 years faces 'devastating' prospect of closure

03 April 2022

Thorley Manor Playgroup is under threat of folding unless more volunteers come forward to help out at its Tuesday and Friday sessions.


Stansted community café raises cash for Ukraine and attracts MP

01 April 2022
Stansted community café raises cash for Ukraine and attracts MP

Stansted community café raises cash for Ukraine and attracts MP

01 April 2022

The TouchPoint café at the day centre welcomed donations in exchange for tea and cakes, raising £862 for the DEC's appeal.


Investigation under way after pub is destroyed in Mother's Day blaze

28 March 2022
Investigation under way after pub is destroyed in Mother's Day blaze

Investigation under way after pub is destroyed in Mother's Day blaze

28 March 2022

Community rallies to support the Christou family whose pub, the Axe and Compasses in Arkesden, was devastated by Sunday's fire.


Sculpting Sixties: New exhibition focuses on decade in life and work of Henry Moore

27 March 2022
Sculpting Sixties: New exhibition focuses on decade in life and work of Henry Moore

Sculpting Sixties: New exhibition focuses on decade in life and work of Henry Moore

27 March 2022

'Henry Moore: The Sixties' will open on April 1 at the world-famous sculptor's former home, studio and gardens at Perry Green.


Maisie's zip wire brings fun to playground

26 March 2022
Maisie's zip wire brings fun to playground

Maisie's zip wire brings fun to playground

26 March 2022

The 11-year-old schoolgirl wrote to Stansted Parish Council asking for more fun equipment for Mountfitchet Green's play area.


Special measures for Uttlesford council planners is 'shameful', admits chief exec

25 March 2022
Special measures for Uttlesford council planners is 'shameful', admits chief exec

Special measures for Uttlesford council planners is 'shameful', admits chief exec

25 March 2022

Peter Holt said district council was determined to "turn situation around" and regain control of major planning decision-making from the Government.


Wave of graffiti attacks on homes and businesses in Stortford

24 March 2022
Wave of graffiti attacks on homes and businesses in Stortford

Wave of graffiti attacks on homes and businesses in Stortford

24 March 2022

The graffiti tag 'Regi' has been daubed on business premises, walls and street signs in the Dunmow Road and Stansted Road areas.


Flasher in car followed woman as she walked home from work in Stortford

24 March 2022
Flasher in car followed woman as she walked home from work in Stortford

Flasher in car followed woman as she walked home from work in Stortford

24 March 2022

The offender was driving a white Nissan Qashqai when he approached his victim in Parsonage Lane and asked for directions.


Cake and coffee morning raises £830 in three hours for Ukrainian appeal

22 March 2022
Cake and coffee morning raises £830 in three hours for Ukrainian appeal

Cake and coffee morning raises £830 in three hours for Ukrainian appeal

22 March 2022

The Stansted event was organised by the Sunflower Trust with support from local volunteers, businesses and the village's fire crew.


Fight to save Stansted woodland from the axe to make way for 30 homes

22 March 2022
Fight to save Stansted woodland from the axe to make way for 30 homes

Fight to save Stansted woodland from the axe to make way for 30 homes

22 March 2022

Residents have until Friday to register their comments with Uttlesford District Council on the scheme proposed for land east of High Lane.


Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

22 March 2022
Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

22 March 2022

William and Annabelle Rands, both pupils at Bishop's Stortford College, helped to raise almost £700 for the British Red Cross.


'I was driving along A120 when kids catapulted a stone at my windscreen'

18 March 2022
'I was driving along A120 when kids catapulted a stone at my windscreen'

'I was driving along A120 when kids catapulted a stone at my windscreen'

18 March 2022

Liam Kararia saw youths on Farnham Road bridge over A120 between Tesco and Birchanger roundabouts moments after his Mercedes windscreen was smashed.


Art with a heart: Sale of Ukrainians' paintings to help aid effort

17 March 2022
Art with a heart: Sale of Ukrainians' paintings to help aid effort

Art with a heart: Sale of Ukrainians' paintings to help aid effort

17 March 2022

Stansted auction house Sworders is donating its profits from the sales of the works by seven Ukrainian artists to help refugees.


Help Birchwood boy reach his fundraising target for Ukrainian kids

17 March 2022
Help Birchwood boy reach his fundraising target for Ukrainian kids

Help Birchwood boy reach his fundraising target for Ukrainian kids

17 March 2022

11-year-old Taliesin Eden used his pocket money to make and sell jars of Easter treats but wants to raise even more through a raffle.


Stansted unites to support Ukrainian aid effort

17 March 2022
Stansted unites to support Ukrainian aid effort

Stansted unites to support Ukrainian aid effort

17 March 2022

The Sunflower Trust, set up by mum Laura Smith, is holding a coffee morning at St John's Church Hall, off Chapel Hill, Stansted, from 9am-midday.


'Racist' flag removed from Thorley Park house after police visit

15 March 2022
'Racist' flag removed from Thorley Park house after police visit

'Racist' flag removed from Thorley Park house after police visit

15 March 2022

Police visited the owner, who immediately took down the Confederate flag and apologised for causing any offence.


Uttlesford Tories snub council call on Govt to do more for Ukrainian refugees

15 March 2022
Uttlesford Tories snub council call on Govt to do more for Ukrainian refugees

Uttlesford Tories snub council call on Govt to do more for Ukrainian refugees

15 March 2022

Statement sent to Home Secretary Priti Patel signed by leaders of four of the five political groups represented on Uttlesford District Council.


Two arrested in dawn drugs raid in Stortford and Stansted

15 March 2022
Two arrested in dawn drugs raid in Stortford and Stansted

Two arrested in dawn drugs raid in Stortford and Stansted

15 March 2022

Officers found 'large quantity of cannabis consumables' in house in Elizabeth Road as well as a 'large amount of cash'.


Car crime spike as St Michael's Mead estate targeted

15 March 2022
Car crime spike as St Michael's Mead estate targeted

Car crime spike as St Michael's Mead estate targeted

15 March 2022

Eight thefts from vehicles were reported to police over a six-day period with property totalling almost £7,400 stolen.


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