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General Election 2019: Live election map and results from across the country

General Election 2019: Live election map and results from across the country

General Election 2019: Live election map and results from across the country

13 December 2019

Keep track of results as they come in with our live results chart, election map and table.


General Election 2019 results: Live blog from Hertford & Stortford and Saffron Walden counts

General Election 2019 results: Live blog from Hertford & Stortford and Saffron Walden counts

General Election 2019 results: Live blog from Hertford & Stortford and Saffron Walden counts

12 December 2019

The Indie's Sinead Corr and David James are at the Hertford & Stortford count in Ware and Hollie Ryder is covering the Saffron Walden count.


Stortford primary school's global ethos earns international accolade

Stortford primary school's global ethos earns international accolade

Stortford primary school's global ethos earns international accolade

12 December 2019

The International School Award from the British Council celebrates St Michael's work on bringing the world into its classrooms.


Recognition for five military cadets at Hockerill Anglo-European College

Recognition for five military cadets at Hockerill Anglo-European College

Recognition for five military cadets at Hockerill Anglo-European College

12 December 2019

Four student corporals in the Stortford school's Combined Cadet Force completed a prestigious instructors course at a training camp in Lincolnshire.


Students on two continents work together to save the planet

Students on two continents work together to save the planet

Students on two continents work together to save the planet

12 December 2019

Herts and Essex High School Year 13 students dug in 12 silver birches during a visit by staff from their partner school in Africa.


General Election 2019: When will the Stortford result be announced?

General Election 2019: When will the Stortford result be announced?

General Election 2019: When will the Stortford result be announced?

12 December 2019

Ballot boxes across the Hertford and Stortford constituency will be delivered to Ware for votes to be counted once polling stations close at 10pm.


Taxi marshals ensure Christmas spirit in Bishop's Stortford

Taxi marshals ensure Christmas spirit in Bishop's Stortford

Taxi marshals ensure Christmas spirit in Bishop's Stortford

12 December 2019

The town council is funding the marshals at the railway station to assist revellers and ensure that queues are orderly.


Feeling broody? Give hens a new home this Christmas to save them from slaughter

Feeling broody? Give hens a new home this Christmas to save them from slaughter

Feeling broody? Give hens a new home this Christmas to save them from slaughter

12 December 2019

The British Hen Welfare Trust is holding an adoption event on Saturday (Dec 14) as the charity ends a year in which it has saved over 65,000 hens.


Follow that star! Stortford churches team up for crib and tree festivals

Follow that star! Stortford churches team up for crib and tree festivals

Follow that star! Stortford churches team up for crib and tree festivals

12 December 2019

Nativity scenes by community groups, businesses and charities on show at Methodists' Crib Festival while Holy Trinity stages Christmas Tree Festival.


General Election Q&A: Meet the 6 candidates seeking to be Stortford's new MP

General Election Q&A: Meet the 6 candidates seeking to be Stortford's new MP

General Election Q&A: Meet the 6 candidates seeking to be Stortford's new MP

12 December 2019

We put the same 9 questions to all 6 candidates to add some personality for readers before we cover their party policies in the run-up to December 12.


Voters in Bishop's Stortford to elect only their fifth MP in a century

Voters in Bishop's Stortford to elect only their fifth MP in a century

Voters in Bishop's Stortford to elect only their fifth MP in a century

12 December 2019

If Julie Marson retains the traditionally safe Hertford & Stortford seat for the Conservatives she will become Bishop's Stortford's first female MP.


Food bank and winter night shelter: Stortford candidates on social inequality

Food bank and winter night shelter: Stortford candidates on social inequality

Food bank and winter night shelter: Stortford candidates on social inequality

11 December 2019

The Indie asked the six vying for your vote: As an MP, what measures would you promote to address poverty and social inequality in Bishop's Stortford?


General Election: Stortford candidates on where a new hospital should be built

General Election: Stortford candidates on where a new hospital should be built

General Election: Stortford candidates on where a new hospital should be built

11 December 2019

Where should a new general hospital with A&E facilities – to replace Princess Alexandra in Harlow – be built to best serve Bishop's Stortford?


Family and friends bid farewell to former Stortford mayor Bernard Engel

Family and friends bid farewell to former Stortford mayor Bernard Engel

Family and friends bid farewell to former Stortford mayor Bernard Engel

11 December 2019

Readings at his Methodist Church funeral by granddaughter Ruth and by current mayor Cllr Norma Symonds reflected his passion for the scriptures.


Christmas spirit: Stortford wine bar's tastings to support night shelter

Christmas spirit: Stortford wine bar's tastings to support night shelter

Christmas spirit: Stortford wine bar's tastings to support night shelter

11 December 2019

Twisted Cellar to host hot toddy sessions in aid of Holy Trinity Church's winter night shelter while Coco's has been supporting the town's food bank.


Hertford & Stortford election candidates answer our 7 climate emergency questions

Hertford & Stortford election candidates answer our 7 climate emergency questions

Hertford & Stortford election candidates answer our 7 climate emergency questions

11 December 2019

The Indie's GreenWatch correspondent Louise Tennekoon tests the environmental credentials of the 6 people who want to be your next MP.


Labour get students' vote in Bishop's Stortford youth hustings

Labour get students' vote in Bishop's Stortford youth hustings

Labour get students' vote in Bishop's Stortford youth hustings

10 December 2019

Year 12 and 13 students bucked the historic election trend of the Hertford and Stortford constituency at the event at Herts and Essex High School.


Some Stortford street lights could stay on for longer at night

Some Stortford street lights could stay on for longer at night

Some Stortford street lights could stay on for longer at night

10 December 2019

With most of Herts' street lights now more energy-efficient LED lights linked to a central control system, the county council has greater flexibility.


Holy Tree-nity! Stortford church's festival features drama, music and poetry

Holy Tree-nity! Stortford church's festival features drama, music and poetry

Holy Tree-nity! Stortford church's festival features drama, music and poetry

10 December 2019

Holy Trinity Church's Christmas tree festival this weekend will also feature stalls to browse, light refreshments and entertainment.


Stortford's Christmas fayre in need of Rhodes' panto magic

Stortford's Christmas fayre in need of Rhodes' panto magic

Stortford's Christmas fayre in need of Rhodes' panto magic

10 December 2019

Quantity Street, not Quality Street: Chas Gill encounters a sea of bobbing heads but not many smiles – and little in the way of Christmas spirit.


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