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Hockerill brainboxes triumph in Rotary Club of Bishop’s Stortford quiz

Hockerill brainboxes triumph in Rotary Club of Bishop’s Stortford quiz

Hockerill brainboxes triumph in Rotary Club of Bishop’s Stortford quiz

29 March 2019

David Royle president the Rotary Club of Bishop’s Stortford presented the trophy to the winning team.


Stortford rugby club spells out its £800,000 plans for Silver Leys

Stortford rugby club spells out its £800,000 plans for Silver Leys

Stortford rugby club spells out its £800,000 plans for Silver Leys

29 March 2019

Spokesman Perry Oliver told the town council about its aspirations, with a particular focus on boosting the sport for women, girls and boys


£22m new leisure centre at Grange Paddocks will be built in a concrete bowl

£22m new leisure centre at Grange Paddocks will be built in a concrete bowl

£22m new leisure centre at Grange Paddocks will be built in a concrete bowl

28 March 2019

The new complex will be built just south of the 50-year-old current structure, which will then be demolished to make way for sports pitches


Herts and Essex High School students on song in music competition

Herts and Essex High School students on song in music competition

Herts and Essex High School students on song in music competition

28 March 2019

Singer Madelaine McCarthy and brass musician Bethan Spragg were winners in the district Rotary Young Musician contest


Bishop's Stortford brothers find ‘stolen treasure’ while out for a family walk in Much Hadham

Bishop's Stortford brothers find ‘stolen treasure’ while out for a family walk in Much Hadham

Bishop's Stortford brothers find ‘stolen treasure’ while out for a family walk in Much Hadham

27 March 2019

Three fledgling archaeologists stumbled across an exciting mystery when they found a pillowcase filled with jewellery.


Support for youth and children's projects in Stortford in jeopardy as cut threatens closure

Support for youth and children's projects in Stortford in jeopardy as cut threatens closure

Support for youth and children's projects in Stortford in jeopardy as cut threatens closure

27 March 2019

Pro-Action, a registered charity, fears the loss of £100,000 funding will force it to close its doors in June


Former Bishop's Stortford High School headteacher Ian Shaw dies at 83

Former Bishop's Stortford High School headteacher Ian Shaw dies at 83

Former Bishop's Stortford High School headteacher Ian Shaw dies at 83

26 March 2019

He was head of the London Road secondary from 1980 to 1998 and is credited with “creating an ethos which has transcended time”


MP Mark Prisk stays loyal to Government as rebel Tories win Brexit vote

MP Mark Prisk stays loyal to Government as rebel Tories win Brexit vote

MP Mark Prisk stays loyal to Government as rebel Tories win Brexit vote

26 March 2019

Commons vote for MPs to take control of Brexit process – carried 329-302 – saw 29 Tory MPs rebel and three ministers resign, but Prisk remained loyal


Single mum tells of schools places 'nightmare' after move to Stortford Fields

Single mum tells of schools places 'nightmare' after move to Stortford Fields

Single mum tells of schools places 'nightmare' after move to Stortford Fields

25 March 2019

Margherita Caporale found a primary place for her youngest via social media and secured secondary spots for her two other kids under her own steam


False alarm prompts full-scale search for body on train tracks at Stortford

False alarm prompts full-scale search for body on train tracks at Stortford

False alarm prompts full-scale search for body on train tracks at Stortford

25 March 2019

It is believed the operation on Friday evening was sparked by a trespasser on Abellio Greater Anglia’s West Anglia line


Stansted Airport turns up the temperature in readiness for summer

Stansted Airport turns up the temperature in readiness for summer

Stansted Airport turns up the temperature in readiness for summer

24 March 2019

In 2018 the airport experienced its busiest ever summer, with 8.4 million passengers in June, July and August – including 100,000 in one day


Bishop's Stortford mums secure funding for a better play area

Bishop's Stortford mums secure funding for a better play area

Bishop's Stortford mums secure funding for a better play area

24 March 2019

The Parsonage Lane play area will undergo a £36,800 facelift this summer.


The children’s charity that’s working hard to go out of business

The children’s charity that’s working hard to go out of business

The children’s charity that’s working hard to go out of business

24 March 2019

Cat Barkley finds out why the volunteers at the Portland Child Contact Centre in Bishop’s Stortford would love to be out of a job.


Police cadets' care of elderly wins national awards thanks to high sheriff

Police cadets' care of elderly wins national awards thanks to high sheriff

Police cadets' care of elderly wins national awards thanks to high sheriff

23 March 2019

Despite holding its first meeting on September 5 last year, the Stortford contingent is now the largest in the county.


Person is hit by London to Cambridge train near Bishop's Stortford

Person is hit by London to Cambridge train near Bishop's Stortford

Person is hit by London to Cambridge train near Bishop's Stortford

22 March 2019

The incident happened just north of Stortford station at around 8pm on Friday and involved the 7.09pm from Liverpool Street


PICTURE GALLERY: Young Stortford scientists compete for Big Bang final place

PICTURE GALLERY: Young Stortford scientists compete for Big Bang final place

PICTURE GALLERY: Young Stortford scientists compete for Big Bang final place

22 March 2019

Students were quizzed by STEM ambassador judges to gain a place in the regional Big Bang heat at the University of Hertfordshire in the summer.


Summercroft pupils play rock, paper, scissors – for British Science Week!

Summercroft pupils play rock, paper, scissors – for British Science Week!

Summercroft pupils play rock, paper, scissors – for British Science Week!

22 March 2019

Childen at the primary school on Bishop's Stortford's Parsonage estate get to grips with micro:bits


Football club teams up with Bishop's Stortford's Royal British Legion branch

Football club teams up with Bishop's Stortford's Royal British Legion branch

Football club teams up with Bishop's Stortford's Royal British Legion branch

22 March 2019

The bar area at the Woodside stadium is the new social meeting place for members.


Hospital's pathology staff beat rest of Essex to pass tough tests

Hospital's pathology staff beat rest of Essex to pass tough tests

Hospital's pathology staff beat rest of Essex to pass tough tests

22 March 2019

As many as 2,000 samples a day are received in the PAHT chemistry section alone and almost as many in haematology.


Bishop's Stortford's business leaders back East Herts Council vision for cultural quarter

Bishop's Stortford's business leaders back East Herts Council vision for cultural quarter

Bishop's Stortford's business leaders back East Herts Council vision for cultural quarter

21 March 2019

Chairwoman Karen Burton spoke out after reviewing a new report from parliament’s housing, communities and local government committee.


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