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Choc 'n' roll: Covid prompts music man Tom to pursue passion as chocolatier

Choc 'n' roll: Covid prompts music man Tom to pursue passion as chocolatier

Choc 'n' roll: Covid prompts music man Tom to pursue passion as chocolatier

01 November 2020

Sound engineer and DJ Tom Rountree sugar-coats loss of work in pandemic by launching his own hand-made chocolates, Tom’s Bonbons.


Florist set to take root in former deli shop in Stortford town centre

Florist set to take root in former deli shop in Stortford town centre

Florist set to take root in former deli shop in Stortford town centre

19 October 2020

Award-winning Essex florist cultivating second branch in former Florence Walk premises of Guy & Joe's deli.


Queen honours principal of Stansted Airport and Harlow colleges with MBE

Queen honours principal of Stansted Airport and Harlow colleges with MBE

Queen honours principal of Stansted Airport and Harlow colleges with MBE

13 October 2020

The honour for Karen Spencer is for her contribution to education – particularly maths – and aviation.


The new law firm that could be music to clients' ears

The new law firm that could be music to clients' ears

The new law firm that could be music to clients' ears

14 September 2020

Award-winning Kim Boylett starts own practice in Sawbridgeworth with the help of her brother she performed with in covers band Guilty Pleasures.


Café in new hands as last of historic Glasscock family of bakers bows out

Café in new hands as last of historic Glasscock family of bakers bows out

Café in new hands as last of historic Glasscock family of bakers bows out

03 July 2020

After 21 years running Café of Angels in Sawbridgeworth, Austin James is passing the reins to friend and Pizza Squisita owner Mike Mason.


Women now outnumber the men as partners at Stortford firm Tees Law

Women now outnumber the men as partners at Stortford firm Tees Law

Women now outnumber the men as partners at Stortford firm Tees Law

27 April 2020

Female lawyers make up 53% of the partners following promotions of Letty Glaister, Eleanor Burroughs and Kay Piper.


Takeley fitness trainer runs free online classes that stretch across the globe

Takeley fitness trainer runs free online classes that stretch across the globe

Takeley fitness trainer runs free online classes that stretch across the globe

26 April 2020

Personal trainer Phil Carpenter has diversified during the coronavirus outbreak, creating an online fitness community that has grown to over 2,300.


Home workouts proving a hit for Body Barre fitness club

Home workouts proving a hit for Body Barre fitness club

Home workouts proving a hit for Body Barre fitness club

25 April 2020

Vix Stamm, owner of The Body Barre, is running virtual exercise classes from her home and asking people to donate to NHS staffs' wishlist fund


Chloe aiming to put the fizz back into catering industry with lockdown takeaway directory

Chloe aiming to put the fizz back into catering industry with lockdown takeaway directory

Chloe aiming to put the fizz back into catering industry with lockdown takeaway directory

24 April 2020

A Bishop’s Stortford entrepreneur has launched an online directory to support the catering and food industry during the coronavirus crisis


Time flies in lockdown for Zelley's owner as he launches free charity bike clinic

Time flies in lockdown for Zelley's owner as he launches free charity bike clinic

Time flies in lockdown for Zelley's owner as he launches free charity bike clinic

13 April 2020

Jeweller and watch repairer Martin Zelley has taken the opportunity of his Stortford shop's closure to help his community get onto two wheels.


Looking for a reaction to chemical concerns

Looking for a reaction to chemical concerns

Looking for a reaction to chemical concerns

12 March 2020

Richard Gilkes, managing director of Ducketts Wharf-based Stort Chemicals, discusses what Brexit is going to mean for his industry


Danielle from Cornelius Group is looking to Sparkle in marathon challenge

Danielle from Cornelius Group is looking to Sparkle in marathon challenge

Danielle from Cornelius Group is looking to Sparkle in marathon challenge

11 March 2020

An employee of a Stortford science firm is hoping to improve the quality of life for vulnerable children in Africa by running the London Marathon


Kelly's hoping new salon venture will be crowned a blooming success

Kelly's hoping new salon venture will be crowned a blooming success

Kelly's hoping new salon venture will be crowned a blooming success

10 March 2020

A former florist to the Queen has opened a salon where clients are treated like royalty


HNE Media nets Liverpool FC and AXA job via Hong Kong firm's Google search

HNE Media nets Liverpool FC and AXA job via Hong Kong firm's Google search

HNE Media nets Liverpool FC and AXA job via Hong Kong firm's Google search

09 March 2020

A Sawbridgeworth company did the equivalent of scoring in the Champions League final when it was chosen to work on a project involving Liverpool FC


Service to celebrate life of man who left his mark on Stortford's high street

Service to celebrate life of man who left his mark on Stortford's high street

Service to celebrate life of man who left his mark on Stortford's high street

08 March 2020

Chris Machin, who ran Outdoorwear for almost 40 years, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the age of 78.


Estate agent Terry Farthing takes a different course with jet charter firm

Estate agent Terry Farthing takes a different course with jet charter firm

Estate agent Terry Farthing takes a different course with jet charter firm

08 March 2020

The sky’s the limit for a former estate agent who wants to help people fly smarter with his new private jet charter company


Mullucks on a drive towards a greener future with eco overhaul of its operation

Mullucks on a drive towards a greener future with eco overhaul of its operation

Mullucks on a drive towards a greener future with eco overhaul of its operation

07 March 2020

The firm is replacing its fleet of six company cars with electric vehicles and installing charging points outside its offices and at staff's homes.


Time to get zesty and NANG up your business with new networking group

Time to get zesty and NANG up your business with new networking group

Time to get zesty and NANG up your business with new networking group

06 March 2020

Making money while having fun is the ethos behind a new networking group that is already taking off despite not officially launching until April.


David Lee ditches town centre offices for a place in the country as it takes a new path

David Lee ditches town centre offices for a place in the country as it takes a new path

David Lee ditches town centre offices for a place in the country as it takes a new path

04 March 2020

Founders David Kirby and Lee O'Brien, business partners since 2004, believe they have come up with the future of estate agency.


Tea room owners put growth plans on the specials board

Tea room owners put growth plans on the specials board

Tea room owners put growth plans on the specials board

11 February 2020

Expansion is on the menu at Clavering tea room Poppy's Barn as it prepares to double in size after being open for only six months


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