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Students plan ‘walkout’ over council's climate policy

14 February 2020
Students plan ‘walkout’ over council's climate policy

Students plan ‘walkout’ over council's climate policy

14 February 2020

Students from across Uttlesford will march through Saffron Walden on Friday calling for swifter action on climate change.


Vandals' rampage on cars and properties in village 'goes unchecked by police'

14 February 2020
Vandals' rampage on cars and properties in village 'goes unchecked by police'

Vandals' rampage on cars and properties in village 'goes unchecked by police'

14 February 2020

Police criticised for failing to attend as vandals damaged 25-30 cars and properties in Ugley and smashed eight windows at village hall.


Our first steps on the path to performing in Strictly Stortford

09 February 2020
Our first steps on the path to performing in Strictly Stortford

Our first steps on the path to performing in Strictly Stortford

09 February 2020

Indie reporter Hollie Ryder and husband Rob are one of 10 couples being coached for a cha-cha-charity dance contest show at Rhodes in June.


'Keeping busy keeps me young' says Winnie the independent 100-year-old

08 February 2020
'Keeping busy keeps me young' says Winnie the independent 100-year-old

'Keeping busy keeps me young' says Winnie the independent 100-year-old

08 February 2020

"It's incredible that she's still on her own. She gets up and down the stairs and won't have a carer, and she still likes to make jams and pickles."


Claire and Lina lead the shout for new firefighters in Stansted

07 February 2020
Claire and Lina lead the shout for new firefighters in Stansted

Claire and Lina lead the shout for new firefighters in Stansted

07 February 2020

With upcoming retirements, new recruits are required to join the village's part-time crew, which operates one of only two off-road vehicles in Essex.


Police question 14-year-old boy over stone attacks on A120 cars

06 February 2020
Police question 14-year-old boy over stone attacks on A120 cars

Police question 14-year-old boy over stone attacks on A120 cars

06 February 2020

A teenager from Bishop's Stortford is helping Essex Police with their investigation into moving vehicles being hit by objects on the A120 and B1383.


Newly-weds Stewart and Louise have national dance title all sewn up

02 February 2020
Newly-weds Stewart and Louise have national dance title all sewn up

Newly-weds Stewart and Louise have national dance title all sewn up

02 February 2020

The Wosketts – whose costumes are created by hairdresser Stewart – won an over-35s Latin title at Blackpool's 'Champions of Tomorrow' competition.


Thank ewe: Sheep farmer acknowledges public's help with moving flock

02 February 2020
Thank ewe: Sheep farmer acknowledges public's help with moving flock

Thank ewe: Sheep farmer acknowledges public's help with moving flock

02 February 2020

Farmer Wayne Parker thanks the community who helped to shepherd his Welsh Mule flock along the busy B1383.


Thief flees along railway line on stolen quad bike after ramming sheep farmer

01 February 2020
Thief flees along railway line on stolen quad bike after ramming sheep farmer

Thief flees along railway line on stolen quad bike after ramming sheep farmer

01 February 2020

Farmer Wayne Parker, injured when his quad bike was stolen, criticised Essex Police for failing to attend as thief escaped along railway line.


Crime thriller author drew on real-life attempted abduction of her own daughter

28 January 2020
Crime thriller author drew on real-life attempted abduction of her own daughter

Crime thriller author drew on real-life attempted abduction of her own daughter

28 January 2020

Tammy Cohen will be interviewed at Bishop's Stortford College Festival of Literature on Wednesday February 12 about her career as a thriller writer.


Picture gallery: Fashion show with pre-loved clothes raises £3,000 for Isabel Hospice

28 January 2020
Picture gallery: Fashion show with pre-loved clothes raises £3,000 for Isabel Hospice

Picture gallery: Fashion show with pre-loved clothes raises £3,000 for Isabel Hospice

28 January 2020

Amateur models in second-hand clothes take to the catwalk at Rhodes in aid of the mayor of Bishop's Stortford's chosen charity.


Pupils' visits to Stansted care home are forging lasting friendships

27 January 2020
Pupils' visits to Stansted care home are forging lasting friendships

Pupils' visits to Stansted care home are forging lasting friendships

27 January 2020

Schoolchildren from Rickling CoE Primary are enjoying making friends with the elderly residents of Mountfitchet House.


New chapter for library as users increase

27 January 2020
New chapter for library as users increase

New chapter for library as users increase

27 January 2020

Campaigners to save Stansted's library are celebrating a rise in visitor numbers now that the service has moved into the new community hub building.


'I fell out of love with romance and turned to crime instead'

27 January 2020
'I fell out of love with romance and turned to crime instead'

'I fell out of love with romance and turned to crime instead'

27 January 2020

Bestselling author Emma Curtis will be telling her story at the Bishop's Stortford College Festival of Literature on Wednesday February 12.


Stansted village 'risks being besieged by multinational developers'

26 January 2020
Stansted village 'risks being besieged by multinational developers'

Stansted village 'risks being besieged by multinational developers'

26 January 2020

The rejection of Uttlesford's Local Plan by Government inspectors could open the floodgates for developers, councillors and campaigners fear.


'Forgotten Farnham': Villagers lament disruption of Stortford North development

25 January 2020
'Forgotten Farnham': Villagers lament disruption of Stortford North development

'Forgotten Farnham': Villagers lament disruption of Stortford North development

25 January 2020

In one week, residents were cut off by road closures and by heavy rain flooding the diversion route, a single-track lane through a ford.


Farewell to centenarian who died shortly after 100th birthday celebration

25 January 2020
Farewell to centenarian who died shortly after 100th birthday celebration

Farewell to centenarian who died shortly after 100th birthday celebration

25 January 2020

Family and care home pay tribute to 100-year-old who liked 'a ham sandwich on white bread and a glass of bubbly now and then!'


Woodland burial to solve cemetery crisis?

25 January 2020
Woodland burial to solve cemetery crisis?

Woodland burial to solve cemetery crisis?

25 January 2020

A Stansted councillor believes a natural burial ground could be the answer to the village's cemetery crisis.


Indies Child of Courage winner gets star treatment on prize West End trip

24 January 2020
Indies Child of Courage winner gets star treatment on prize West End trip

Indies Child of Courage winner gets star treatment on prize West End trip

24 January 2020

Chauffeur-driven trip to see Dear Evan Hansen is Birchwood student Katie Callaghan's reward for supporting other sick children.


Fly-tippers block Stansted country lane and cost taxpayers £3,000

24 January 2020
Fly-tippers block Stansted country lane and cost taxpayers £3,000

Fly-tippers block Stansted country lane and cost taxpayers £3,000

24 January 2020

Uttlesford District Council is appealing for information to find the culprits who dumped two lorryloads of wood and rubble in narrow Pennington Lane.


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