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Stansted councillors oppose 'controversial' care home and police station schemes

20 June 2020
Stansted councillors oppose 'controversial' care home and police station schemes

Stansted councillors oppose 'controversial' care home and police station schemes

20 June 2020

Plans for 75-bed care home in High Lane and redevelopment of former 'cop shop' meet with unanimous parish council disapproval.


Stortford charity looking for homes for hedgehogs Orwell, June and Hazel

19 June 2020
Stortford charity looking for homes for hedgehogs Orwell, June and Hazel

Stortford charity looking for homes for hedgehogs Orwell, June and Hazel

19 June 2020

Can you provide a garden for life for rescued hedgehog trio who have been cared for by Herts Hogline?


Escaped python crossing country lane near Broxted gives dog walker a shock

16 June 2020
Escaped python crossing country lane near Broxted gives dog walker a shock

Escaped python crossing country lane near Broxted gives dog walker a shock

16 June 2020

The 6ft albino Burmese python, which slithered across a lane in Cherry Green, is unlikely to survive the winter unless caught.


Rare colour pictures of Stansted as wartime American airbase fascinate villagers

13 June 2020
Rare colour pictures of Stansted as wartime American airbase fascinate villagers

Rare colour pictures of Stansted as wartime American airbase fascinate villagers

13 June 2020

The images were given to Mountfitchet Castle owner Jeremy Goldsmith by a fellow war enthusiast, who discovered them among his archives.


How Stortford school's former head of art was drawn by smile from 'beautiful young lady'

12 June 2020
How Stortford school's former head of art was drawn by smile from 'beautiful young lady'

How Stortford school's former head of art was drawn by smile from 'beautiful young lady'

12 June 2020

Ex-Bishop's Stortford High School teacher Ray Whyard and wife Sheila celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary.


Frustration as Daisy May's Farm told to stay closed

12 June 2020
Frustration as Daisy May's Farm told to stay closed

Frustration as Daisy May's Farm told to stay closed

12 June 2020

Daisy May's Farm in Elsenham "frustrated" by delay in reopening, despite non-essential shops allowed to welcome back customers.


Village volunteers have it all sewn up making hundreds of PPE kits

06 June 2020
Village volunteers have it all sewn up making hundreds of PPE kits

Village volunteers have it all sewn up making hundreds of PPE kits

06 June 2020

The efforts of Stansted's volunteer army are praised as they continue to produce protective gear for healthcare workers.


Parish councillors notch up half a century of service

05 June 2020
Parish councillors notch up half a century of service

Parish councillors notch up half a century of service

05 June 2020

Geoffrey Sell and John Hudson have both served 25 years on Stansted Parish Council, tackling big issues like airport expansion and major developments


'We discussed me doing a half marathon at the dinner table and now I've raised £3k'

30 May 2020
'We discussed me doing a half marathon at the dinner table and now I've raised £3k'

'We discussed me doing a half marathon at the dinner table and now I've raised £3k'

30 May 2020

11-year-old footballer Paddy Dunne, who one day wants to be a sports journalist, is the subject of a news story after raising thousands for the NHS


Second World War marine buried in grave where his wife was laid to rest in March

26 May 2020
Second World War marine buried in grave where his wife was laid to rest in March

Second World War marine buried in grave where his wife was laid to rest in March

26 May 2020

Bugler plays Last Post at funeral of 95-year-old Alan Smith, a former Royal Marines commando, in Elsenham.


Paint stones for elderly in care homes

24 May 2020
Paint stones for elderly in care homes

Paint stones for elderly in care homes

24 May 2020

Children asked to decorate stones as 'bugs' to help build colourful features at four care homes for the elderly


What a gem! Aimee's jewellery design talents benefit the NHS

23 May 2020
What a gem! Aimee's jewellery design talents benefit the NHS

What a gem! Aimee's jewellery design talents benefit the NHS

23 May 2020

The eight-year-old spent hours creating pretty resin necklaces which she then sold from the doorstep of her Stansted home.


Stansted comes to standstill as hundreds pay respects to 96-year-old Bart Robinson

22 May 2020
Stansted comes to standstill as hundreds pay respects to 96-year-old Bart Robinson

Stansted comes to standstill as hundreds pay respects to 96-year-old Bart Robinson

22 May 2020

The director and former chairman of Daniel Robinson & Sons grew up in Lower Street and was a familiar sight in the village on his mobility scooter.


Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

19 May 2020
Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

19 May 2020

Year 8 trio Annabel Westcott, Eve Evans and Emma Foden completed their challenge on Sunday to raise money for NHS Charities Together.


Breast cancer mum lets her family shave off her hair before chemo makes it fall out

19 May 2020
Breast cancer mum lets her family shave off her hair before chemo makes it fall out

Breast cancer mum lets her family shave off her hair before chemo makes it fall out

19 May 2020

Caroline Daniell, 42, wanted to turn the trauma of hair loss into a positive and has so far raised £5,000 for Helen Rollason Cancer Charity.


Stortford ((Bounce)) army jump to it and help to raise £50,000 for NHS

18 May 2020
Stortford ((Bounce)) army jump to it and help to raise £50,000 for NHS

Stortford ((Bounce)) army jump to it and help to raise £50,000 for NHS

18 May 2020

Participants completed five 45-minute online classes, burning an estimated 2,600 calories each, in the one-day fundraising workout.


Double VE Day celebrations for villager Audrey Rodgers

16 May 2020
Double VE Day celebrations for villager Audrey Rodgers

Double VE Day celebrations for villager Audrey Rodgers

16 May 2020

Villager who turned 14 on the day war ended marks her 89th birthday at this year's VE Day celebrations.


Tributes following death of The Ash pub's 'Dancing Queen' Beverly

15 May 2020
Tributes following death of The Ash pub's 'Dancing Queen' Beverly

Tributes following death of The Ash pub's 'Dancing Queen' Beverly

15 May 2020

Beverly Sowerby, nee Crocker, died four years after being diagnosed on her 55th birthday with stage four ovarian cancer.


12 brothers and sisters at Stortford school bounce 1,945 times in VE Day challenge

14 May 2020
12 brothers and sisters at Stortford school bounce 1,945 times in VE Day challenge

12 brothers and sisters at Stortford school bounce 1,945 times in VE Day challenge

14 May 2020

Richard Whittington Primary pupils bounce their way to raising £1,000 for children's charity in 75th anniversary trampoline challenge.


Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls to hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

14 May 2020
Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls to hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

Hoop hoop hooray! Herts & Essex High girls to hula-hoop for 4 hours in aid of NHS

14 May 2020

Year 8 trio Annabel Westcott, Eve Evans and Emma Foden will undertake their challenge on Sunday to raise money for NHS Charities Together.


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