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In their own words: Hertford and Stortford candidates on trains, M11 and Stansted Airport

In their own words: Hertford and Stortford candidates on trains, M11 and Stansted Airport

In their own words: Hertford and Stortford candidates on trains, M11 and Stansted Airport

09 December 2019

We asked our election hopefuls what they would do to improve train services and the M11, and if they would let Stansted make full use of its runway.


In their own words: Where election candidates for Hertford & Stortford stand on Brexit

In their own words: Where election candidates for Hertford & Stortford stand on Brexit

In their own words: Where election candidates for Hertford & Stortford stand on Brexit

09 December 2019

The Indie asked all six contenders hoping to become Stortford's new MP to justify their Brexit stance and its impact on the town and Stansted Airport.


Lib Dem, Labour and Green candidates set out their stalls for voters

Lib Dem, Labour and Green candidates set out their stalls for voters

Lib Dem, Labour and Green candidates set out their stalls for voters

09 December 2019

A hustings event in a Ware church on Saturday (Dec 7) will be followed by one at Bishop's Stortford Baptist Church on Tuesday evening (Dec 10).


PICTURE GALLERY: Grove Cottage Santa Dash and Reindeer Run

PICTURE GALLERY: Grove Cottage Santa Dash and Reindeer Run

PICTURE GALLERY: Grove Cottage Santa Dash and Reindeer Run

09 December 2019

More than 150 fun runners of all ages in Santa suits and reindeer antlers took part in the fifth annual fundraiser at Grange Paddocks on Saturday.


Scaffolding company's donation elevates Stortford's Poppy Appeal total

Scaffolding company's donation elevates Stortford's Poppy Appeal total

Scaffolding company's donation elevates Stortford's Poppy Appeal total

09 December 2019

Connect Scaffolding presented Royal British Legion chairman Denise Hudson with a cheque for more than £1,000.


Lift failure leaves elderly residents stranded in their homes

Lift failure leaves elderly residents stranded in their homes

Lift failure leaves elderly residents stranded in their homes

09 December 2019

Man with one leg and woman recovering from cancer op among residents of Bishop's Stortford sheltered housing block affected by breakdown.


Young speakers make their voice heard for charity

Young speakers make their voice heard for charity

Young speakers make their voice heard for charity

08 December 2019

Young members of the Bishop's Storford Public Voice Network vote to support an environmental charity.


The former mayor of Stortford who got engaged to his wife of 56 years on their first date

The former mayor of Stortford who got engaged to his wife of 56 years on their first date

The former mayor of Stortford who got engaged to his wife of 56 years on their first date

08 December 2019

Bernard Engel MBE, who served his country, church, community and family, has died at home in Bishop's Stortford, aged 92, after a short illness.


Bishop's Stortford Christmas Fayre: Everything you need to know about who's performing where and when

Bishop's Stortford Christmas Fayre: Everything you need to know about who's performing where and when

Bishop's Stortford Christmas Fayre: Everything you need to know about who's performing where and when

06 December 2019

The town's annual Christmas spectacular takes place from 9.30am until 4.30pm – and a variety of acts will be performing throughout the seven hours.


Undercover police on the trail of airgun and stone yobs targeting motorists in Stortford

Undercover police on the trail of airgun and stone yobs targeting motorists in Stortford

Undercover police on the trail of airgun and stone yobs targeting motorists in Stortford

06 December 2019

Hertfordshire Constabulary assures public it is taking the matter seriously and will continue surveillance, working in partnership with Essex Police.


Cubs cook for homeless at Stortford's winter night shelter

Cubs cook for homeless at Stortford's winter night shelter

Cubs cook for homeless at Stortford's winter night shelter

06 December 2019

The 24 boys and girls aged 8-10 created a main course of vegetable kidney bean stew and dessert of bread and butter pudding for the first guests.


Council banishes cars from town centre for Stortford's Christmas fayre

Council banishes cars from town centre for Stortford's Christmas fayre

Council banishes cars from town centre for Stortford's Christmas fayre

05 December 2019

The town council's annual Christmas fayre, from 9.30am until 4.30pm, will extend from North Street to Market Square, Potter Street and South Street.


Bereaved families remember lost loved ones in poignant Stortford ceremony

Bereaved families remember lost loved ones in poignant Stortford ceremony

Bereaved families remember lost loved ones in poignant Stortford ceremony

05 December 2019

Christmas carols, a reading and lighting-up of the tree in Isabel Hospice's annual Lights of Love remembrance ceremony in Market Square.


Read all about it! Authors showcase writing at library

Read all about it! Authors showcase writing at library

Read all about it! Authors showcase writing at library

05 December 2019

Avid readers got a chance to talk to the writers and learn more about their work as well as buy their self-published books


BID backs parking marshals to help Christmas shoppers in Stortford

BID backs parking marshals to help Christmas shoppers in Stortford

BID backs parking marshals to help Christmas shoppers in Stortford

05 December 2019

The marshals who started patrols on Black Friday – when Jackson Square car park was shut for 15 minutes – are to return for Christmas fayre duty.


Stortford school voters to grill election candidates at climate change hustings

Stortford school voters to grill election candidates at climate change hustings

Stortford school voters to grill election candidates at climate change hustings

04 December 2019

Herts & Essex High School has invited Year 12-13 students to Thursday's forum – five days before the candidates face voters at a hustings on Tuesday.


Name a Herts gritter: Can you top Gritney Spears, David Plowie or Spreadie Mercury?

Name a Herts gritter: Can you top Gritney Spears, David Plowie or Spreadie Mercury?

Name a Herts gritter: Can you top Gritney Spears, David Plowie or Spreadie Mercury?

04 December 2019

Hertfordshire County Council is inviting Bishop's Stortford Independent readers to name one of its fleet of 58 gritters.


Council to trial bee-boosting wildflower roadside verges in Herts

Council to trial bee-boosting wildflower roadside verges in Herts

Council to trial bee-boosting wildflower roadside verges in Herts

04 December 2019

Around 70 grassy sites in rural areas of the county will be cut in a different way to encourage the growth of native flora and fauna.


Christmas bazaar helps Stortford churchgoers to see the light

Christmas bazaar helps Stortford churchgoers to see the light

Christmas bazaar helps Stortford churchgoers to see the light

04 December 2019

The event at All Saints' Church on Saturday raised £1,300 to help illuminate pathways at the Hockerill place of worship


Ten world leaders including President Trump touch down at Stansted

Ten world leaders including President Trump touch down at Stansted

Ten world leaders including President Trump touch down at Stansted

03 December 2019

Just after 9.45pm last night, Air Force One landed on Stansted's northside, which is home to a number of private jet centres.


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