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Surge in bicycle use fails to save Stortford's Halfords store

Surge in bicycle use fails to save Stortford's Halfords store

Surge in bicycle use fails to save Stortford's Halfords store

20 January 2021

Staff have received redundancy notices as the South Street shop is one of 60 earmarked for closure.


Shop Safe, Shop Local: Council in campaign plea to support our town centre

Shop Safe, Shop Local: Council in campaign plea to support our town centre

Shop Safe, Shop Local: Council in campaign plea to support our town centre

20 January 2021

Research reveals that for every £1 spent with an independent business, between 50p and 70p circulates back into the local economy.


Stansted handling more cargo as passenger numbers slump 73%

Stansted handling more cargo as passenger numbers slump 73%

Stansted handling more cargo as passenger numbers slump 73%

20 January 2021

Newly-released figures for December show how freight is keeping the hub working during the coronavirus crisis.


Stortford global science business appoints new chief technology officer

Stortford global science business appoints new chief technology officer

Stortford global science business appoints new chief technology officer

12 January 2021

Matt Burnett, with 25 years' experience as a CTO across a range of industries and sectors, has taken up the role at Windhill-based Dotmatics.


New £30,000 vehicle is a grit investment for Stortford business

New £30,000 vehicle is a grit investment for Stortford business

New £30,000 vehicle is a grit investment for Stortford business

11 January 2021

Winter maintenance firm Gritting Works invests in state-of-the-art vehicle from Finland to clear snow and ice.


Stansted company's X-Press delivery gives hospice a cash boost

Stansted company's X-Press delivery gives hospice a cash boost

Stansted company's X-Press delivery gives hospice a cash boost

10 January 2021

Property search company that provides reports to solicitors and conveyancers in Essex, Herts and Cambs gave St Clare Hospice a Christmas bonus.


What do I need to think about before I say 'I do' for a second time?

What do I need to think about before I say 'I do' for a second time?

What do I need to think about before I say 'I do' for a second time?

09 January 2021

Karen Pritchard, principal associate at Nockolds solicitors in Bishop's Stortford, gives a list of things you may wish to consider before remarrying


'We saw technology at both its best and its worst in 2020'

'We saw technology at both its best and its worst in 2020'

'We saw technology at both its best and its worst in 2020'

08 January 2021

Genmar IT's managing director Garry Moore reviews the 2020 technology news, including Elon Musk, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter and QAnon


East Herts Council appoints consultant for £1.2m business support fund

East Herts Council appoints consultant for £1.2m business support fund

East Herts Council appoints consultant for £1.2m business support fund

07 January 2021

District council appoints Deyton Bell to provide support to companies in form of grants, mentoring, workshops and networking.


East Herts Council set to support Covid battered businesses to tune of £3m

East Herts Council set to support Covid battered businesses to tune of £3m

East Herts Council set to support Covid battered businesses to tune of £3m

05 January 2021

EHC will receive £20 per head of population for the discretionary handouts in a programme which will cover the period to March 31, 2022.


X Factor rapper Honey G signs memoirs deal with Stortford publisher

X Factor rapper Honey G signs memoirs deal with Stortford publisher

X Factor rapper Honey G signs memoirs deal with Stortford publisher

29 December 2020

The singer, who came fifth in the 2016 competition, has lost two stone since the country was plunged into lockdown in March.


Stortford traders press MP for support and clarity over Covid 'catastrophe'

Stortford traders press MP for support and clarity over Covid 'catastrophe'

Stortford traders press MP for support and clarity over Covid 'catastrophe'

22 December 2020

"With no notice they've been required to close a week prior to Christmas... this will have a huge impact on these businesses and those they employ."


What are my main options when it comes to accessing pension benefits at retirement?

What are my main options when it comes to accessing pension benefits at retirement?

What are my main options when it comes to accessing pension benefits at retirement?

17 December 2020

Nockolds Wealth's Michael Court looks at your pension options at retirement, including annuities, flexible access and a combination of approaches


Town's business manager: 'Help ease tier 3 pain for pubs and restaurants'

Town's business manager: 'Help ease tier 3 pain for pubs and restaurants'

Town's business manager: 'Help ease tier 3 pain for pubs and restaurants'

17 December 2020

Bishop's Stortford BID manager Gina Thomas: “The impact of the move into tier 3 is disastrous for the town’s hospitality businesses."


Indian restaurant owner tikkas Covid award judges’ boxes

Indian restaurant owner tikkas Covid award judges’ boxes

Indian restaurant owner tikkas Covid award judges’ boxes

11 December 2020

Abu Mojid and his team at Chandini responded to Covid pandemic by delivering food to the vulnerable and offering discounts to NHS staff.


Stortford salon nails Covid safety thanks to its BID 'friend'

Stortford salon nails Covid safety thanks to its BID 'friend'

Stortford salon nails Covid safety thanks to its BID 'friend'

10 December 2020

Family-run Hien's Nails has become the first 'friend of the BID' so it can take advantage of the business benefits membership offers.


Boss backing Hertfordshire businesses to emerge from coronavirus crisis stronger

Boss backing Hertfordshire businesses to emerge from coronavirus crisis stronger

Boss backing Hertfordshire businesses to emerge from coronavirus crisis stronger

08 December 2020

FirstGroup chief exec Matthew Gregory urges Herts businesses to look beyond the pandemic and embrace the challenge of growing sustainably


Genmar: 'Time for firms to buy buy hardware ahead of Brexit'

Genmar: 'Time for firms to buy buy hardware ahead of Brexit'

Genmar: 'Time for firms to buy buy hardware ahead of Brexit'

07 December 2020

Garry Moore, MD of Stortford's Genmar IT, on why businesses should update their IT hardware ahead of our departure from the EU.


Get under the bonnet of an apprenticeship with Stortford car dealer

Get under the bonnet of an apprenticeship with Stortford car dealer

Get under the bonnet of an apprenticeship with Stortford car dealer

06 December 2020

Young people encouraged to apply for place on award-winning apprenticeship programme at Lookers.


Grounds for hope as coffee company Hessian pivots to target home consumers

Grounds for hope as coffee company Hessian pivots to target home consumers

Grounds for hope as coffee company Hessian pivots to target home consumers

04 December 2020

Entrepreneurs and rugby club duo Neil Clark and Niall McCrae are full of beans having brewed a new strand to their brand.


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