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Bitter end as Marne Inn owner to close pub in wake of police drugs raid

Bitter end as Marne Inn owner to close pub in wake of police drugs raid

Bitter end as Marne Inn owner to close pub in wake of police drugs raid

09 September 2021

Aaron Fennell quitting after 11-year tenure amid police investigation into suspected drug use and supply at Thorley Park pub.


Paralympic gold medallist Laura Sugar's dad hails his 'tough little cookie'

Paralympic gold medallist Laura Sugar's dad hails his 'tough little cookie'

Paralympic gold medallist Laura Sugar's dad hails his 'tough little cookie'

09 September 2021

Tokyo para-canoe sprint champion's parents watched nervously on TV from home in Berden as their daughter left her rivals in her wake.


Attempted burglary in St Michael's Hurst

Attempted burglary in St Michael's Hurst

Attempted burglary in St Michael's Hurst

09 September 2021

Would-be intruder tried to break into house in Carlton Way late at night and damaged window and patio door in the process.


ITVET staff give up Saturday morning to tidy streets of Stortford

ITVET staff give up Saturday morning to tidy streets of Stortford

ITVET staff give up Saturday morning to tidy streets of Stortford

09 September 2021

Starting from their head office in London Road, a team targeted the railway station, bus interchange, high street and Sworder's Field.


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

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

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

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

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

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.


MP welcomes Virgin Media O2’s gigabit connection in Stortford and Sawbo

MP welcomes Virgin Media O2’s gigabit connection in Stortford and Sawbo

MP welcomes Virgin Media O2’s gigabit connection in Stortford and Sawbo

07 September 2021

The company is promising broadband speeds 20 times faster than the local average, with a mean download rate of 1,130Mbps.


Volunteer police officer Annabel urges people to be special like her

Volunteer police officer Annabel urges people to be special like her

Volunteer police officer Annabel urges people to be special like her

07 September 2021

Annabel Hunt, 21, a law student and Team GB age group triathlete, is the third generation of law enforcement in her family.


Vegan junk food business Veg Heads opens new branch at Eat 17

Vegan junk food business Veg Heads opens new branch at Eat 17

Vegan junk food business Veg Heads opens new branch at Eat 17

06 September 2021

Matt Prior began his business on town's market, opened permanent base in Hertford and is back with Stortford's first "exclusively vegan" eatery.


Mayor serves up his Business of the Month award to Nostimo

Mayor serves up his Business of the Month award to Nostimo

Mayor serves up his Business of the Month award to Nostimo

06 September 2021

Keith Warnell chose the Market Square café/deli as his winner following multiple nominations commending its customer service.


Stortford town centre traders struggling with staff shortages

Stortford town centre traders struggling with staff shortages

Stortford town centre traders struggling with staff shortages

06 September 2021

BID manager Gina Thomas is working with Kickstart, the town's charity which supports the unemployed, to match vacancies with job seekers.


Selfless Samuel grew his hair just to have it cut to help young cancer patients

Selfless Samuel grew his hair just to have it cut to help young cancer patients

Selfless Samuel grew his hair just to have it cut to help young cancer patients

06 September 2021

Much Hadham 11-year-old let his hair grow so he could donate it to the Little Princess Trust charity which makes wigs for young cancer sufferers.


Firefighters rescue driver stranded in 'stream' along country lane

Firefighters rescue driver stranded in 'stream' along country lane

Firefighters rescue driver stranded in 'stream' along country lane

06 September 2021

Crews from Bishop's Stortford were called to Furneux Pelham on sunny Sunday evening to free a motorist from his car.


M11 motorist calls 999 to ask for police escort – because they're late for dinner

M11 motorist calls 999 to ask for police escort – because they're late for dinner

M11 motorist calls 999 to ask for police escort – because they're late for dinner

05 September 2021

The incident is one of too many non-emergency calls being made to Essex Police by people abusing the 999 service.


Video calls and message service keep patients in touch with family and friends

Video calls and message service keep patients in touch with family and friends

Video calls and message service keep patients in touch with family and friends

05 September 2021

Virtual Visiting taking place as Covid-19 restrictions remain at Herts and Essex, Princess Alexandra and St Margaret's hospitals.


Granddaughter's fight to get 99-year-old Maud into care home after fall

Granddaughter's fight to get 99-year-old Maud into care home after fall

Granddaughter's fight to get 99-year-old Maud into care home after fall

03 September 2021

Gemma Hughes battled with council after being told her nan would be discharged from hospital back to her flat with some care but none from 7pm-7am.


Refuse charges and Covid grants fuel 176% rise in complaints about council

Refuse charges and Covid grants fuel 176% rise in complaints about council

Refuse charges and Covid grants fuel 176% rise in complaints about council

03 September 2021

"Increase in recorded complaints should not necessarily be seen as an increased level of dissatisfaction with council services generally."


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