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Super Waterboys: 11 young friends raise £2,500 on walk for water charity

Super Waterboys: 11 young friends raise £2,500 on walk for water charity

Super Waterboys: 11 young friends raise £2,500 on walk for water charity

03 April 2024

Five-year-old Zorawar Malah got a group of friends together to do a sponsored Water Walk after seeing a TV advert for a water charity one day.


Smartphone app aims to boost donations to Bishop’s Stortford Food Bank

Smartphone app aims to boost donations to Bishop’s Stortford Food Bank

Smartphone app aims to boost donations to Bishop’s Stortford Food Bank

01 April 2024

BanktheFood app reminds shoppers to buy the charity’s “most-needed” items and leave them in donation boxes at the town’s supermarkets.


Nursery staff’s sponsored walk in Stortford for Down syndrome charity

Nursery staff’s sponsored walk in Stortford for Down syndrome charity

Nursery staff’s sponsored walk in Stortford for Down syndrome charity

01 April 2024

Sycamore House Day Nursery staff walked three laps of a route from Castle Gardens to Bat Willow Hurst Country Park and back.


Greater Anglia staff put the treat in treatment for children in hospital this Easter

Greater Anglia staff put the treat in treatment for children in hospital this Easter

Greater Anglia staff put the treat in treatment for children in hospital this Easter

28 March 2024

Colleagues and customers donated over 600 chocolate eggs, sweet treats, activity kits, puzzles and colouring books for children in PAH in Harlow.


Stansted Airport Community Fund awards £33,500 to eight worthy causes

Stansted Airport Community Fund awards £33,500 to eight worthy causes

Stansted Airport Community Fund awards £33,500 to eight worthy causes

27 March 2024

The eight recipients include a village gardens and allotment group so it can buy play equipment including a mud kitchen for children.


£10,000 grant to keep town’s community minibuses operator on the road

£10,000 grant to keep town’s community minibuses operator on the road

£10,000 grant to keep town’s community minibuses operator on the road

27 March 2024

Bishop’s Stortford Community Transport has raised £27,000 towards a second-hand minibus and will use Brazier Trust grant to meet purchase price.


Councillors help put day centre users in the picture for 21st century

Councillors help put day centre users in the picture for 21st century

Councillors help put day centre users in the picture for 21st century

26 March 2024

Brazier trustees grant £2,000 towards a £2,800 LED interactive screen to replace projector system at Age Concern Bishop’s Stortford’s New Apton Centre


Helping Herts founders to walk six marathons in 12 days for charities

Helping Herts founders to walk six marathons in 12 days for charities

Helping Herts founders to walk six marathons in 12 days for charities

25 March 2024

Gordon Morrison and Jim Tatchell are veterans of the Hertfordshire Way and will once again be covering 156 miles between April 20 and May 2.


Stortford choir joins flashmob performance at King’s Cross station

Stortford choir joins flashmob performance at King’s Cross station

Stortford choir joins flashmob performance at King’s Cross station

21 March 2024

Members of the town’s Somewhere 2 Sing choir joined 300 other singers for a charity performance which delighted crowds.


Widow’s love for ’80s band untainted as they boost her hospice fundraiser

Widow’s love for ’80s band untainted as they boost her hospice fundraiser

Widow’s love for ’80s band untainted as they boost her hospice fundraiser

21 March 2024

When Soft Cell heard about super-fan Ange Chan’s fundraiser for Isabel Hospice they helped her reach a total of £10,000 to thank staff for their care.


Daring dozen ready to run marathons for St Elizabeth’s Centre

Daring dozen ready to run marathons for St Elizabeth’s Centre

Daring dozen ready to run marathons for St Elizabeth’s Centre

14 March 2024

The group of 12 training to run either the London or Brighton marathons in April includes five members of staff at the charity at Perry Green.


Give StortPride a token of your appreciation at Tesco this month

Give StortPride a token of your appreciation at Tesco this month

Give StortPride a token of your appreciation at Tesco this month

14 March 2024

Tesco shoppers can use their blue tokens in-store to nominate StortPride as their chosen charity to receive funding.


Cancer charity in the pink with help from Fanny at rugby club Ladies’ Day

Cancer charity in the pink with help from Fanny at rugby club Ladies’ Day

Cancer charity in the pink with help from Fanny at rugby club Ladies’ Day

08 March 2024

Drag queen Fanny Galore helped Hummingbird Cancer Support Group score a big win at Bishop’s Stortford rugby club’s 11th annual Ladies’ Day


Couple who’ve welcomed 3,500 to their talking circles appeal for help to rebuild their nurturing Nest

Couple who’ve welcomed 3,500 to their talking circles appeal for help to rebuild their nurturing Nest

Couple who’ve welcomed 3,500 to their talking circles appeal for help to rebuild their nurturing Nest

06 March 2024

Mood and food: River and Kimmie Taylor run The Nest, a CIC that acts as a “green social prescribing service”, and vegan food truck The Nestaurant.


Chop chop! Cook along with former Lemon Tree chef Luke for charity

Chop chop! Cook along with former Lemon Tree chef Luke for charity

Chop chop! Cook along with former Lemon Tree chef Luke for charity

05 March 2024

Chef-turned-personal trainer Luke Fishpool’s live-streamed cookery demo in aid of West Essex disability charity Accuro (Care Services).


Stortford Poppy Appeal service by young and old is recognised at tea party

Stortford Poppy Appeal service by young and old is recognised at tea party

Stortford Poppy Appeal service by young and old is recognised at tea party

05 March 2024

As she stepped down after seven years running the annual Royal British Legion collection, Denise Hudson said the branch raised £53,939.32 in 2023.


Isabel Hospice to open second charity shop in Bishop’s Stortford

Isabel Hospice to open second charity shop in Bishop’s Stortford

Isabel Hospice to open second charity shop in Bishop’s Stortford

05 March 2024

The charity is preparing to open a new outlet on April 6 on South Street, in premises formerly occupied by Savers before it moved across the road.


Music to St Clare’s ears as hospice is named festival’s official charity partner

Music to St Clare’s ears as hospice is named festival’s official charity partner

Music to St Clare’s ears as hospice is named festival’s official charity partner

01 March 2024

Three-day Sign of the Times Festival returns to Church End, near Little Hadham, for the fourth year from July 5 to 7.


Helping Herts charity supporters walk backwards for a mile in town centre

Helping Herts charity supporters walk backwards for a mile in town centre

Helping Herts charity supporters walk backwards for a mile in town centre

27 February 2024

A good-natured gang took part in a quirky challenge in Bishop’s Stortford town centre on Sunday to support Grove Cottage, the home of Mencap.


School mums ditch the Stort on 12-mile walk for Grove Cottage

School mums ditch the Stort on 12-mile walk for Grove Cottage

School mums ditch the Stort on 12-mile walk for Grove Cottage

27 February 2024

Su Blackham, Sara Groom, Lisa Butwell, Hannah Bartram and Natalie Prosser were taking part in ‘12 miles for 12 Herts children’s charities’ challenge.


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