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Sinead Corr has been news editor of Iliffe Media's Bishop's Stortford Independent since its launch in October 2017. She started in journalism in 1987 and was previously chief reporter, news editor and a sub-editor on the now defunct Herts & Essex Observer.

East Herts leader to head forum for 100,000 new homes in county

16 September 2021
East Herts leader to head forum for 100,000 new homes in county

East Herts leader to head forum for 100,000 new homes in county

16 September 2021

The forum, set up by the Hertfordshire Growth Board, aims to work with developers and the construction industry.


School's 'Tiger Sharks' sponsored swimmers smash their targets

16 September 2021
School's 'Tiger Sharks' sponsored swimmers smash their targets

School's 'Tiger Sharks' sponsored swimmers smash their targets

16 September 2021

Ten Northgate pupils aimed to swim 5km between them and generate £1,000 but did 6km and raised more than £2,000.


Cabinet reshuffle: 'Boris Johnson has more expertise at his disposal'

16 September 2021
Cabinet reshuffle: 'Boris Johnson has more expertise at his disposal'

Cabinet reshuffle: 'Boris Johnson has more expertise at his disposal'

16 September 2021

Tory insider, ex-MP, talkRADIO presenter, author and Stortford resident Nick de Bois says PM has created cabinet 'very much in his political image'


The former Tory MP in Stortford who's plotted Boris's demise

16 September 2021
The former Tory MP in Stortford who's plotted Boris's demise

The former Tory MP in Stortford who's plotted Boris's demise

16 September 2021

Ex-Enfield North MP Nick de Bois's debut political thriller Fatal Ambition is set in the chaos of Westminster after the departure of Boris Johnson.


MasterChef winner Alex on the TV cooking stars menu at Foodies Festival

16 September 2021
MasterChef winner Alex on the TV cooking stars menu at Foodies Festival

MasterChef winner Alex on the TV cooking stars menu at Foodies Festival

16 September 2021

Ex-Dunmow Square 1 chef Alex Webb plus fellow MasterChef and Great British Bake Off champs and singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor headline Chelmsford event.


Stortford's Hollyoaks star Billy Price misses out on top TV award

15 September 2021
Stortford's Hollyoaks star Billy Price misses out on top TV award

Stortford's Hollyoaks star Billy Price misses out on top TV award

15 September 2021

The former Northgate and Bishop's Stortford High School boy from Channel 4's soap was short-listed for Best Serial Drama Performance.


Stansted Airport boss urges Government to scrap traffic light system

15 September 2021
Stansted Airport boss urges Government to scrap traffic light system

Stansted Airport boss urges Government to scrap traffic light system

15 September 2021

The hub served just over 2.18 million passengers in June to August compared with nearly 8.3 million over the same quarter in 2019.


Praise for church's plans to replace hall due for demolition

14 September 2021
Praise for church's plans to replace hall due for demolition

Praise for church's plans to replace hall due for demolition

14 September 2021

The United Reformed Church in Water Lane is asking East Herts Council for permission to extend its main building to create new community space.


Memorial family fun golf day at Ash Valley tees up funds for hospice

13 September 2021
Memorial family fun golf day at Ash Valley tees up funds for hospice

Memorial family fun golf day at Ash Valley tees up funds for hospice

13 September 2021

Keith Bassett was supported by Isabel Hospice before his death in 2011 after a two-year battle with prostate and secondary bone cancer.


New survey highlights Hertfordshire's toxic landfill problem

10 September 2021
New survey highlights Hertfordshire's toxic landfill problem

New survey highlights Hertfordshire's toxic landfill problem

10 September 2021

Hertfordshire has fourth highest number of toxic landfills in the country, according to Uswitch.com.


Fond farewell to a servant of Stortford who promoted people power

10 September 2021
Fond farewell to a servant of Stortford who promoted people power

Fond farewell to a servant of Stortford who promoted people power

10 September 2021

Ken Mollison, key member of former Bishop's Stortford Ratepayers Association, dies 17 years after his late wife Jackie, a mayor of the town.


New business lined up for former Lathams store in Stortford

10 September 2021
New business lined up for former Lathams store in Stortford

New business lined up for former Lathams store in Stortford

10 September 2021

Interior designer James Ford is transforming North Street premises into flagship of his business, Fordes Home.


Judge spares car thefts conspirator prison and says: 'I hope you've grown up'

09 September 2021
Judge spares car thefts conspirator prison and says: 'I hope you've grown up'

Judge spares car thefts conspirator prison and says: 'I hope you've grown up'

09 September 2021

Martin Peagram was a heavy cannabis smoker when he was involved in the theft of two Range Rovers worth £83,000 from the Sawbridgeworth area.


The 'Tiger Sharks' of Northgate going to great lengths for charity

08 September 2021
The 'Tiger Sharks' of Northgate going to great lengths for charity

The 'Tiger Sharks' of Northgate going to great lengths for charity

08 September 2021

Ten Year 4 pupils will swim 20 lengths each of the 25m Grange Paddocks pool to reach their 5k goal as part of the national Swimathon.


Councillor calls for life science park in place of 24/7 distribution centre

08 September 2021
Councillor calls for life science park in place of 24/7 distribution centre

Councillor calls for life science park in place of 24/7 distribution centre

08 September 2021

Graham McAndrew says St James' Park is perfect opportunity to tap into skill base of local community and draw on talents of Stortford schools.


Stortford MP hails Boris Johnson's leadership on Afghanistan

08 September 2021
Stortford MP hails Boris Johnson's leadership on Afghanistan

Stortford MP hails Boris Johnson's leadership on Afghanistan

08 September 2021

Julie Marson intervened as the Tory leader updated the House of Commons on “the biggest and fastest emergency evacuation in recent history”.


Campaigners call for ban on Stansted Airport night flights

08 September 2021
Campaigners call for ban on Stansted Airport night flights

Campaigners call for ban on Stansted Airport night flights

08 September 2021

The Government is consulting on its plans to continue to allow an average of 37 flights a night – between 11.30pm and 6am – until 2025.


Call for volunteer Poppy Appeal collectors in Stortford

08 September 2021
Call for volunteer Poppy Appeal collectors in Stortford

Call for volunteer Poppy Appeal collectors in Stortford

08 September 2021

Last year, Covid-19 kept the town's team off the streets, but this year representatives will be back at retail outlets.


East Herts Extinction Rebellion activists join protest in London

08 September 2021
East Herts Extinction Rebellion activists join protest in London

East Herts Extinction Rebellion activists join protest in London

08 September 2021

They were taking part in The Impossible Rebellion, a campaign to press the Government to stop all fossil fuel investment immediately.


Have you seen missing Stansted teenager Maya Keen?

07 September 2021
Have you seen missing Stansted teenager Maya Keen?

Have you seen missing Stansted teenager Maya Keen?

07 September 2021

On Facebook, police described the 16-year-old as slim with shoulder-length brown hair.


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