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Appeal to restore Stansted's knights of the road to their former glory

26 February 2021
Appeal to restore Stansted's knights of the road to their former glory

Appeal to restore Stansted's knights of the road to their former glory

26 February 2021

Stansted in Bloom and parish council team up to brighten two main entrances to the village with refreshed signs and improved landscaping.


Oxfam condemns Uttlesford's £35m deal with US arms company that helped to land Mars rover

23 February 2021
Oxfam condemns Uttlesford's £35m deal with US arms company that helped to land Mars rover

Oxfam condemns Uttlesford's £35m deal with US arms company that helped to land Mars rover

23 February 2021

Council's controversial 'funding partner' deal for new UK HQ for American space and defence firm 'pivotal' in landing rover Perserverance.


Food helps evoke happy memories for elderly residents

21 February 2021
Food helps evoke happy memories for elderly residents

Food helps evoke happy memories for elderly residents

21 February 2021

BBC presenter and food historian Dr Polly Russell joined residents of Mountfitchet House Care Home for afternoon tea and to reminisce.


Furore over Uttlesford council's £35m deal 'linked to arms trade'

18 February 2021
Furore over Uttlesford council's £35m deal 'linked to arms trade'

Furore over Uttlesford council's £35m deal 'linked to arms trade'

18 February 2021

Stansted councillor wants apology after being accused of using leaked info to reveal UDC investment in defence industry supplier's new HQ.


Building up a picture of the hidden history that has helped shape Uttlesford

14 February 2021
Building up a picture of the hidden history that has helped shape Uttlesford

Building up a picture of the hidden history that has helped shape Uttlesford

14 February 2021

Ashdon Halt, Audley End pillbox and Hatfield Heath prisoner of war camp among architectural items up for inclusion on new Uttlesford Heritage List.


'Seven years and still no crossing in sight'

13 February 2021
'Seven years and still no crossing in sight'

'Seven years and still no crossing in sight'

13 February 2021

Campaigners are demanding that the half-finished pedestrian crossing project be finished to improve road safety in Lower Street.


Ridding centre of Stansted of lorries is 'ultimate aim'

05 February 2021
Ridding centre of Stansted of lorries is 'ultimate aim'

Ridding centre of Stansted of lorries is 'ultimate aim'

05 February 2021

Residents met highways officers and councillors to look at ways of stopping HGVs from ignoring weight restrictions on Grove Hill.


Ugley Mask Co donates 950 face coverings to foodbank and care home

04 February 2021
Ugley Mask Co donates 950 face coverings to foodbank and care home

Ugley Mask Co donates 950 face coverings to foodbank and care home

04 February 2021

Husband and wife pooled their former The White Stuff and Ted Baker talents to launch business making masks last summer.


MP defends comments over journalist's BAME vaccine video questions

02 February 2021
MP defends comments over journalist's BAME vaccine video questions

MP defends comments over journalist's BAME vaccine video questions

02 February 2021

Saffron Walden's Kemi Badenoch said reporter's accusations undermined message encouraging take-up of Covid jab among ethnic groups.


Major water leak affects thousands in East Herts and West Essex

28 January 2021
Major water leak affects thousands in East Herts and West Essex

Major water leak affects thousands in East Herts and West Essex

28 January 2021

Much Hadham pumping station burst main led to deliveries of bottled water to vulnerable customers and tankers on standby to keep hospitals topped up.


Garage owner steps up to give brain op boy, 4, his own private car show

28 January 2021
Garage owner steps up to give brain op boy, 4, his own private car show

Garage owner steps up to give brain op boy, 4, his own private car show

28 January 2021

Stortford and Stansted garage owner David Hutley gathered high-end and vintage motors for James Nuttall to view ahead of urgent brain surgery.


Firefighter’s farewell after 33 years’ service in Stansted, Thaxted and Stortford

22 January 2021
Firefighter’s farewell after 33 years’ service in Stansted, Thaxted and Stortford

Firefighter’s farewell after 33 years’ service in Stansted, Thaxted and Stortford

22 January 2021

Stansted fire station crew manager Dave Morland has attended aircraft hijackings, burning buildings and hundreds of M11 call-outs.


Popular visitor farm seeks financial support after devastating floods

18 January 2021
Popular visitor farm seeks financial support after devastating floods

Popular visitor farm seeks financial support after devastating floods

18 January 2021

Daisy May's Farm in Elsenham is braced for more rain and is fund-raising to buy animal houses on stilts and seeking extra grazing on higher ground.


Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

15 January 2021
Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

15 January 2021

Jeremy Goldsmith was offered the animatronic prop used in the Steven Spielberg blockbuster for his House on the Hill Toy Museum.


Flood wardens on standby again amid amber warning of heavy snow

14 January 2021
Flood wardens on standby again amid amber warning of heavy snow

Flood wardens on standby again amid amber warning of heavy snow

14 January 2021

Volunteers and Stansted Parish Council keeping an eye on water levels in village to avoid repeat of 2014 Lower Street floods.


Community rallies after burglars steal food from village pub again

14 January 2021
Community rallies after burglars steal food from village pub again

Community rallies after burglars steal food from village pub again

14 January 2021

Intruders broke into Crown Inn in Elsenham for second time in a month, leaving publican despairing.


‘Hellsenham’ planning inquiry inspector gives go-ahead for 350 homes

31 December 2020
‘Hellsenham’ planning inquiry inspector gives go-ahead for 350 homes

‘Hellsenham’ planning inquiry inspector gives go-ahead for 350 homes

31 December 2020

Decision an unwelcome Christmas gift for three parishes which had raised hundreds of thousands of pounds to fight developer's plans.


Garden centre digs deep to help 13 schools from its Christmas tree sales

24 December 2020
Garden centre digs deep to help 13 schools from its Christmas tree sales

Garden centre digs deep to help 13 schools from its Christmas tree sales

24 December 2020

Squires of Stansted donated £5 from each Christmas tree sold to customers' chosen schools to bolster their fundraising pots.


Dad's Christmas present bikes for his boys are stolen

20 December 2020
Dad's Christmas present bikes for his boys are stolen

Dad's Christmas present bikes for his boys are stolen

20 December 2020

The padlocked pair of Decathlon Rock Rider mountain bikes for brothers aged 13 and 11 were stolen from a locked brick-built shed in Stansted.


School ensures reception pupils' parents don't miss out on Nativity

18 December 2020
School ensures reception pupils' parents don't miss out on Nativity

School ensures reception pupils' parents don't miss out on Nativity

18 December 2020

The new intake at Stansted's Magna Carta Primary Academy dressed up for a recording of their festive production.


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