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Leisure centre welcomes back first customers in months

11 August 2020
Leisure centre welcomes back first customers in months

Leisure centre welcomes back first customers in months

11 August 2020

Members and customers can now return to the treadmills as the Mountfitchet Romeera Leisure Centre reopens for business.


Mountfitchet Romeera Leisure Centre set to reopen in Stansted

08 August 2020
Mountfitchet Romeera Leisure Centre set to reopen in Stansted

Mountfitchet Romeera Leisure Centre set to reopen in Stansted

08 August 2020

Uttlesford's three leisure centres welcome back gym users with Stansted's Mountfitchet Romeera opening on Monday, but swimming pools remain closed.


Stansted author who gave up work to care for disabled son releases debut novel

01 August 2020
Stansted author who gave up work to care for disabled son releases debut novel

Stansted author who gave up work to care for disabled son releases debut novel

01 August 2020

Amanda Campbell began writing short stories as an escape from full-time caring and has now had thriller Leave Well Alone published.


Call for urgent action to save Uttlesford's rare river habitats

26 July 2020
Call for urgent action to save Uttlesford's rare river habitats

Call for urgent action to save Uttlesford's rare river habitats

26 July 2020

'We are the custodians of Uttlesford's rivers' say councillors demanding urgent action to ensure sustainable water provision for the future.


Takeley's Roseacres Primary wins top science award

25 July 2020
Takeley's Roseacres Primary wins top science award

Takeley's Roseacres Primary wins top science award

25 July 2020

160 schools around the country were awarded the mark, but Roseacres was one of only 38 to achieve gilt standard.


Straw draw: Scarecrow festival proves hit substitute for cancelled village fete

23 July 2020
Straw draw: Scarecrow festival proves hit substitute for cancelled village fete

Straw draw: Scarecrow festival proves hit substitute for cancelled village fete

23 July 2020

Elsenham residents displayed a wide assortment of 40 characters outside their homes for the village's first ever scarecrow festival.


Picture gallery: All the entries and winners of this year's Stansted in Bloom competition

21 July 2020
Picture gallery: All the entries and winners of this year's Stansted in Bloom competition

Picture gallery: All the entries and winners of this year's Stansted in Bloom competition

21 July 2020

Eight households took part in this year's event, showcasing their beautiful gardens to a panel of judges who got to enjoy them in glorious sunshine.


Little Hadham villagers voice strong opposition to potential second travellers' site

20 July 2020
Little Hadham villagers voice strong opposition to potential second travellers' site

Little Hadham villagers voice strong opposition to potential second travellers' site

20 July 2020

Plans for a travellers' encampment in an ancient meadow in Bury Green have met with fierce opposition from residents.


100th birthday celebration for ocean-going Eileen

18 July 2020
100th birthday celebration for ocean-going Eileen

100th birthday celebration for ocean-going Eileen

18 July 2020

Eileen Brooks, who used to race yachts, marked her 100th birthday with a garden party with family, who had to stand the other side of a fence.


Stansted resident's superb picture of comet blazing across village's night sky

14 July 2020
Stansted resident's superb picture of comet blazing across village's night sky

Stansted resident's superb picture of comet blazing across village's night sky

14 July 2020

Keen astronomer David Taub headed out late at night to photograph Comet NEOWISE and captured in a shot with Stansted's iconic windmill.


Castle reopens to glorious welcome from Percy the Peacock

10 July 2020
Castle reopens to glorious welcome from Percy the Peacock

Castle reopens to glorious welcome from Percy the Peacock

10 July 2020

After four months without the visiting public, the animals at Mountfitchet Castle have been "bounding over" to meet people once again.


Stansted police go 'above and beyond' to help 'confused' plane passenger

07 July 2020
Stansted police go 'above and beyond' to help 'confused' plane passenger

Stansted police go 'above and beyond' to help 'confused' plane passenger

07 July 2020

Airport officer stayed with OAP all night then drove him to Heathrow after he missed connecting flight home to Sweden from holiday in Tenerife.


Transplant patient turns to art to raise money for charity which saved her life

04 July 2020
Transplant patient turns to art to raise money for charity which saved her life

Transplant patient turns to art to raise money for charity which saved her life

04 July 2020

Michelle Peppiatt received a stem cell transplant last year and took up the challenge of painting every day in June in aid of Anthony Nolan.


American war historian reveals source of photos of wartime Stansted

04 July 2020
American war historian reveals source of photos of wartime Stansted

American war historian reveals source of photos of wartime Stansted

04 July 2020

Carl Carrozza, whose father was a US airman at Stansted during the Second World War, recognised the photos of 344th Bomber Squadron.


Picnic couple set fire to old oak tree by lighting barbecue in hollow

29 June 2020
Picnic couple set fire to old oak tree by lighting barbecue in hollow

Picnic couple set fire to old oak tree by lighting barbecue in hollow

29 June 2020

Stansted fire crews have been called out several times to fires on farmland in the Pennington Lane area of the village.


Erin and Eva's tasty cake sale treats boost NHS funds

27 June 2020
Erin and Eva's tasty cake sale treats boost NHS funds

Erin and Eva's tasty cake sale treats boost NHS funds

27 June 2020

The Northgate Primary School pupils have been baking together during lockdown and decided to hold a fund-raising cake sale.


Nature plants inspiration in minds of pupils for school's art day

26 June 2020
Nature plants inspiration in minds of pupils for school's art day

Nature plants inspiration in minds of pupils for school's art day

26 June 2020

Magna Carta Primary Academy children made paint out of berries, beetroot and mustard powder and used nature's cast-offs.


Call for equality as Stansted salons left waiting to reopen

26 June 2020
Call for equality as Stansted salons left waiting to reopen

Call for equality as Stansted salons left waiting to reopen

26 June 2020

Fiona Younie, owner of Chapel Hill Studio, has called on Saffron Walden MP Kemi Badenoch to intervene to get her industry up and running again.


Support for businesses in Stansted as lockdown eases

26 June 2020
Support for businesses in Stansted as lockdown eases

Support for businesses in Stansted as lockdown eases

26 June 2020

Parish council and business forum praised for supporting village shops as they reopen their doors to customers.


Police to patrol woodland after woman reports man dressed as dog hiding among trees

23 June 2020
Police to patrol woodland after woman reports man dressed as dog hiding among trees

Police to patrol woodland after woman reports man dressed as dog hiding among trees

23 June 2020

"It was very creepy. I don't think many people dress up in their spare time as Scooby Doo!"


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