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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.


Mum 'disgusted' by her MP spends half term making free meals for people in need

27 October 2020
Mum 'disgusted' by her MP spends half term making free meals for people in need

Mum 'disgusted' by her MP spends half term making free meals for people in need

27 October 2020

Mother-of-two Amber Wright, 25, who runs her own bakery business from home, is spending every day this week cooking hot food for all ages.


Residents issue urgent plea to be heard over Grove Hill lorry problem

24 October 2020
Residents issue urgent plea to be heard over Grove Hill lorry problem

Residents issue urgent plea to be heard over Grove Hill lorry problem

24 October 2020

What is the solution for the traffic problems in Stansted's Grove Hill? Residents demand action and ask to be involved in Essex highways' discussions.


Use Birchanger Wood to get the app-titude to be the next David Attenborough

18 October 2020
Use Birchanger Wood to get the app-titude to be the next David Attenborough

Use Birchanger Wood to get the app-titude to be the next David Attenborough

18 October 2020

Stortford woodland's trustees encouraging people to use smart phone apps to identify trees, plants, birds, insect and fungi.


Surgery stocks up on flu vaccine

16 October 2020
Surgery stocks up on flu vaccine

Surgery stocks up on flu vaccine

16 October 2020

Pre-planning has ensured Stansted Surgery has plenty of flu vaccines – under-65s urged to take up offer of jab during Covid pandemic.


Mental health warrior on long-distance march gets warm welcome in Stansted

16 October 2020
Mental health warrior on long-distance march gets warm welcome in Stansted

Mental health warrior on long-distance march gets warm welcome in Stansted

16 October 2020

1066 Battle Walk takes Durham dad Lewis Kirkbride from York to Hastings to raise money and awareness for men's mental health charity.


Lockdown photographer captures graffiti wall art in Bishop's Stortford park

13 October 2020
Lockdown photographer captures graffiti wall art in Bishop's Stortford park

Lockdown photographer captures graffiti wall art in Bishop's Stortford park

13 October 2020

Alison Creagh took her camera on her daily walk during the lockdown period, snapping shots of the ever-changing wall art.


Ally draws on trauma of living with brain tumour for 10 years for debut novel

09 October 2020
Ally draws on trauma of living with brain tumour for 10 years for debut novel

Ally draws on trauma of living with brain tumour for 10 years for debut novel

09 October 2020

16-hour surgery to remove life-threatening growth left Stortford mum, 39, partly deaf, with partial facial palsy and balance problems.


300-year-old flint wall at Mountfitchet Castle damaged by tractor

09 October 2020
300-year-old flint wall at Mountfitchet Castle damaged by tractor

300-year-old flint wall at Mountfitchet Castle damaged by tractor

09 October 2020

The incident on Grove Hill caused extensive damage and castle owner Jeremy Goldsmith is hopeful someone can identify the tractor.


Air ambulance lands on road as cyclist seriously injured in collision with car

06 October 2020
Air ambulance lands on road as cyclist seriously injured in collision with car

Air ambulance lands on road as cyclist seriously injured in collision with car

06 October 2020

B1383 at Wendens Ambo shut for almost two hours while emergency services tend to young casualty.


How Stansted church helped visitors from Poland's oldest monastery

03 October 2020
How Stansted church helped visitors from Poland's oldest monastery

How Stansted church helped visitors from Poland's oldest monastery

03 October 2020

A party from the Benedictine abbey quizzed St Mary's volunteers on their work and how they engage the community.


'Universal outcry' against developer's plan for 168 homes in Stansted

02 October 2020
'Universal outcry' against developer's plan for 168 homes in Stansted

'Universal outcry' against developer's plan for 168 homes in Stansted

02 October 2020

Over 1,500 objections to planning application by Bloor Homes for Bentfield Green have been submitted to Uttlesford District Council.


Stansted school followed guidance after pupil's positive Covid test

26 September 2020
Stansted school followed guidance after pupil's positive Covid test

Stansted school followed guidance after pupil's positive Covid test

26 September 2020

The Year 6 boy had stayed at home to self-isolate so the school was advised it could keep the class bubble open.


Iconic windmill gets overhaul of external workings

25 September 2020
Iconic windmill gets overhaul of external workings

Iconic windmill gets overhaul of external workings

25 September 2020

The project to replace vital working parts on top of Stansted's windmill has been completed with grant support from Uttlesford District Council.


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