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Flasher in car followed woman as she walked home from work in Stortford

24 March 2022
Flasher in car followed woman as she walked home from work in Stortford

Flasher in car followed woman as she walked home from work in Stortford

24 March 2022

The offender was driving a white Nissan Qashqai when he approached his victim in Parsonage Lane and asked for directions.


Cake and coffee morning raises £830 in three hours for Ukrainian appeal

22 March 2022
Cake and coffee morning raises £830 in three hours for Ukrainian appeal

Cake and coffee morning raises £830 in three hours for Ukrainian appeal

22 March 2022

The Stansted event was organised by the Sunflower Trust with support from local volunteers, businesses and the village's fire crew.


Fight to save Stansted woodland from the axe to make way for 30 homes

22 March 2022
Fight to save Stansted woodland from the axe to make way for 30 homes

Fight to save Stansted woodland from the axe to make way for 30 homes

22 March 2022

Residents have until Friday to register their comments with Uttlesford District Council on the scheme proposed for land east of High Lane.


Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

22 March 2022
Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

Siblings boost Ukrainian war relief fund with collection in Stansted

22 March 2022

William and Annabelle Rands, both pupils at Bishop's Stortford College, helped to raise almost £700 for the British Red Cross.


'I was driving along A120 when kids catapulted a stone at my windscreen'

18 March 2022
'I was driving along A120 when kids catapulted a stone at my windscreen'

'I was driving along A120 when kids catapulted a stone at my windscreen'

18 March 2022

Liam Kararia saw youths on Farnham Road bridge over A120 between Tesco and Birchanger roundabouts moments after his Mercedes windscreen was smashed.


Art with a heart: Sale of Ukrainians' paintings to help aid effort

17 March 2022
Art with a heart: Sale of Ukrainians' paintings to help aid effort

Art with a heart: Sale of Ukrainians' paintings to help aid effort

17 March 2022

Stansted auction house Sworders is donating its profits from the sales of the works by seven Ukrainian artists to help refugees.


Help Birchwood boy reach his fundraising target for Ukrainian kids

17 March 2022
Help Birchwood boy reach his fundraising target for Ukrainian kids

Help Birchwood boy reach his fundraising target for Ukrainian kids

17 March 2022

11-year-old Taliesin Eden used his pocket money to make and sell jars of Easter treats but wants to raise even more through a raffle.


Stansted unites to support Ukrainian aid effort

17 March 2022
Stansted unites to support Ukrainian aid effort

Stansted unites to support Ukrainian aid effort

17 March 2022

The Sunflower Trust, set up by mum Laura Smith, is holding a coffee morning at St John's Church Hall, off Chapel Hill, Stansted, from 9am-midday.


'Racist' flag removed from Thorley Park house after police visit

15 March 2022
'Racist' flag removed from Thorley Park house after police visit

'Racist' flag removed from Thorley Park house after police visit

15 March 2022

Police visited the owner, who immediately took down the Confederate flag and apologised for causing any offence.


Uttlesford Tories snub council call on Govt to do more for Ukrainian refugees

15 March 2022
Uttlesford Tories snub council call on Govt to do more for Ukrainian refugees

Uttlesford Tories snub council call on Govt to do more for Ukrainian refugees

15 March 2022

Statement sent to Home Secretary Priti Patel signed by leaders of four of the five political groups represented on Uttlesford District Council.


Two arrested in dawn drugs raid in Stortford and Stansted

15 March 2022
Two arrested in dawn drugs raid in Stortford and Stansted

Two arrested in dawn drugs raid in Stortford and Stansted

15 March 2022

Officers found 'large quantity of cannabis consumables' in house in Elizabeth Road as well as a 'large amount of cash'.


Car crime spike as St Michael's Mead estate targeted

15 March 2022
Car crime spike as St Michael's Mead estate targeted

Car crime spike as St Michael's Mead estate targeted

15 March 2022

Eight thefts from vehicles were reported to police over a six-day period with property totalling almost £7,400 stolen.


Thieves cut chain to steal Stortford OAP's purse containing £190

14 March 2022
Thieves cut chain to steal Stortford OAP's purse containing £190

Thieves cut chain to steal Stortford OAP's purse containing £190

14 March 2022

Victim, 73, withdrew cash from Santander and Tesco Express cashpoint then discovered in B&M her purse was missing.


Storm-hit animal farm benefits from Beavers' fundraising efforts

13 March 2022
Storm-hit animal farm benefits from Beavers' fundraising efforts

Storm-hit animal farm benefits from Beavers' fundraising efforts

13 March 2022

19 Raleigh Beavers, aged 5 to 7, from 1st Thorley Scout Group donated £200 to Elsenham's Daisy May's Farm which was devastated by storms.


Jenny Myhill dance school members relish return to stage

13 March 2022
Jenny Myhill dance school members relish return to stage

Jenny Myhill dance school members relish return to stage

13 March 2022

A cast from the Stortford dance school, which runs classes at Thorley Park and St Michael's Mead, gave four performances at Harlow Playhouse.


The CHIPS are down for playscheme charity facing staff shortages

12 March 2022
The CHIPS are down for playscheme charity facing staff shortages

The CHIPS are down for playscheme charity facing staff shortages

12 March 2022

Special needs charity CHIPS is seeking staff and volunteers to help with weekend and holiday playschemes.


Dunmow Players go Big! for return to stage with hit '80s musical

12 March 2022
Dunmow Players go Big! for return to stage with hit '80s musical

Dunmow Players go Big! for return to stage with hit '80s musical

12 March 2022

The amateur dramatics group, founded in 1921, has kept going thanks to community support and is staging its first production since the pandemic.


Hockerill restaurant owner appeals for help to trace phone thief

11 March 2022
Hockerill restaurant owner appeals for help to trace phone thief

Hockerill restaurant owner appeals for help to trace phone thief

11 March 2022

Portuguese eatery Luso Flavours was busy when a man reached behind the counter to steal owner Barbara Amaral's mother's mobile.


Village school pupils on the right path to connecting with nature

10 March 2022
Village school pupils on the right path to connecting with nature

Village school pupils on the right path to connecting with nature

10 March 2022

Stansted Airport volunteers joined community gardeners Human Roots to help create an outside space at Birchanger CofE Primary.


Stortford couple finally return home where car smashed into kitchen

08 March 2022
Stortford couple finally return home where car smashed into kitchen

Stortford couple finally return home where car smashed into kitchen

08 March 2022

Tracey and Neil Cornell spent nine months living out of a hotel room at Birchanger Green services while the front of the home had to be rebuilt.


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