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Michael Vaughton has been with Iliffe Media's Bishop's Stortford Independent since its launch in October 2017. He has responsibility for its sport, business and advertorial content, and is also a production journalist. He started on the Saffron Walden Reporter in 2006 and spent 10 years on the Cambridge News before joining the Indie

Blues beaten by the weather again as home game with Chorley postponed

23 February 2024
Blues beaten by the weather again as home game with Chorley postponed

Blues beaten by the weather again as home game with Chorley postponed

23 February 2024

Bishop’s Stortford’s home game against Chorley in National League North tomorrow (Saturday February 24) has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch


BSCFC U10 Town claim Elite status by going unbeaten in tournament victory

23 February 2024
BSCFC U10 Town claim Elite status by going unbeaten in tournament victory

BSCFC U10 Town claim Elite status by going unbeaten in tournament victory

23 February 2024

Bishop’s Stortford Community Football Club under-10 Town triumphed at the Winter Soccer Elite Tournament with a 100% record


Under-nines run and jump their way to district glory at indoor championships

23 February 2024
Under-nines run and jump their way to district glory at indoor championships

Under-nines run and jump their way to district glory at indoor championships

23 February 2024

Dame Bradbury’s Junior School under-nines were joint winners of the Uttlesford District Indoor Athletics Championships


Silva save helps Stortford win at Eagles to secure fourth-place league finish

23 February 2024
Silva save helps Stortford win at Eagles to secure fourth-place league finish

Silva save helps Stortford win at Eagles to secure fourth-place league finish

23 February 2024

Henrique Silva made a fantastic save as Bishop’s Stortford held on to triumph 31-30 at West London Eagles II


Diverse array of concerts to enchant audiences of all tastes at Saffron Hall

23 February 2024
Diverse array of concerts to enchant audiences of all tastes at Saffron Hall

Diverse array of concerts to enchant audiences of all tastes at Saffron Hall

23 February 2024

Saffron Hall has a captivating line-up of classical, jazz and folk performances from some world-class artists in March


Diverse line-up for acoustic club’s second 6 Act x 4 Song night of the year

23 February 2024
Diverse line-up for acoustic club’s second 6 Act x 4 Song night of the year

Diverse line-up for acoustic club’s second 6 Act x 4 Song night of the year

23 February 2024

Bishop’s Stortford Acoustic Club is hosting a 6 Act x 4 Song night at South Mill Arts on Thursday February 29


Strap on your boogie shoes for Uncle Funk’s H@ME & EAT gig

23 February 2024
Strap on your boogie shoes for Uncle Funk’s H@ME & EAT gig

Strap on your boogie shoes for Uncle Funk’s H@ME & EAT gig

23 February 2024

Uncle Funk’s Disco Inferno are returning to Bishop’s Stortford for an exclusive show at H@ME & EAT this spring


Former TBSHS student Jay draws on tough uni times for emotional second EP

22 February 2024
Former TBSHS student Jay draws on tough uni times for emotional second EP

Former TBSHS student Jay draws on tough uni times for emotional second EP

22 February 2024

Jay Williams, 21, who lives in Stansted and works at South Mill Arts, is releasing When I Lived in London, which features three original songs.


Sit down for stand-ups as South Mill Arts hosts comedy nights in May and June

22 February 2024
Sit down for stand-ups as South Mill Arts hosts comedy nights in May and June

Sit down for stand-ups as South Mill Arts hosts comedy nights in May and June

22 February 2024

Get ready to laugh yourself silly at South Mill Arts as the Bishop’s Stortford venue prepares to host three hilarious comedy nights


Adams seals hat-trick in thrilling fashion as Blues leave Herons grounded

22 February 2024
Adams seals hat-trick in thrilling fashion as Blues leave Herons grounded

Adams seals hat-trick in thrilling fashion as Blues leave Herons grounded

22 February 2024

Rory Adams completed his hat-trick to seal a 4-3 win for Bishop’s Stortford Community Football Club under-10 Blues at Biggleswade Town Herons


Cattell hopes win over Tigers can help Stortford claw their way out of trouble

22 February 2024
Cattell hopes win over Tigers can help Stortford claw their way out of trouble

Cattell hopes win over Tigers can help Stortford claw their way out of trouble

22 February 2024

Marcus Cattell wants Bishop’s Storford to use the win at Sedgley Park as a catalyst for the rest of the season as they bid to pull clear of relegation


Payne shows no mercy as Thorley Manor U11 Orange get amongst the goals

22 February 2024
Payne shows no mercy as Thorley Manor U11 Orange get amongst the goals

Payne shows no mercy as Thorley Manor U11 Orange get amongst the goals

22 February 2024

Alex Payne hit a hat-trick as Thorley Manor under-11 Orange impressed against derby rivals BSCFC Blues


Sutton to continue with NAPA Racing UK for historic BTCC title bid

19 February 2024
Sutton to continue with NAPA Racing UK for historic BTCC title bid

Sutton to continue with NAPA Racing UK for historic BTCC title bid

19 February 2024

Ashley Sutton confirmed in NAPA Racing UK’s line-up for the 2024 British Touring Car Championship as he bids to be the first driver to win five titles


Benedetti to perform Beethoven’s Fifth with Philharmonia Orchestra at Saffron Hall

16 February 2024
Benedetti to perform Beethoven’s Fifth with Philharmonia Orchestra at Saffron Hall

Benedetti to perform Beethoven’s Fifth with Philharmonia Orchestra at Saffron Hall

16 February 2024

Violinist Nicola Benedetti is part of a star-studded line-up at the award-winning Saffron Hall this spring


Mountassir enjoys dream debut as 10-goal haul helps Stortford beat Islington

15 February 2024
Mountassir enjoys dream debut as 10-goal haul helps Stortford beat Islington

Mountassir enjoys dream debut as 10-goal haul helps Stortford beat Islington

15 February 2024

Ali Mountassir scored 10 goals on his debut as Bishop’s Stortford Handball Club’s men’s team edged out Islington III 26-25 at home


Blues’ FA Trophy tie against Coalville Town called off for second time

13 February 2024
Blues’ FA Trophy tie against Coalville Town called off for second time

Blues’ FA Trophy tie against Coalville Town called off for second time

13 February 2024

Bishop’s Stortford’s fifth-round Isuzu FA Trophy tie at home to Coalville Town has been postponed for a second time due to a waterlogged pitch


Blues to visit Silkmen in FA Trophy quarter-finals if they knock out Coalville

12 February 2024
Blues to visit Silkmen in FA Trophy quarter-finals if they knock out Coalville

Blues to visit Silkmen in FA Trophy quarter-finals if they knock out Coalville

12 February 2024

Stortford to visit Macclesfield in FA Trophy quarter-finals if they win their rearranged fifth-round tie at home to Coalville Town tomorrow (Feb 13)


Hedges returns from 10-month layoff to claim impressive win on cruiserweight debut

12 February 2024
Hedges returns from 10-month layoff to claim impressive win on cruiserweight debut

Hedges returns from 10-month layoff to claim impressive win on cruiserweight debut

12 February 2024

John Hedges was thrilled to win his first cruiserweight contest by technical knockout after 10 months out of the ring on Saturday night


Hard work pays off for college netballers as they land regional title

08 February 2024
Hard work pays off for college netballers as they land regional title

Hard work pays off for college netballers as they land regional title

08 February 2024

Bishop’s Stortford College under-13 girls have been crowned Independent Association of Prep Schools regional netball champions


Tales of the sea when acoustic club headliner Boulter rolls into town

08 February 2024
Tales of the sea when acoustic club headliner Boulter rolls into town

Tales of the sea when acoustic club headliner Boulter rolls into town

08 February 2024

Acclaimed singer-songwriter M. G. Boulter is headlining at Bishop’s Stortford Acoustic Club on Thursday February 15


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