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Football legends show support after family tragedy spurs clubmate into charity launch

Football legends show support after family tragedy spurs clubmate into charity launch

Football legends show support after family tragedy spurs clubmate into charity launch

26 February 2024

The Legend on the Bench charity was launched by Micky Hazard and his sister Michelle after her son Jay took his own life in Sawbridgeworth aged 23.


Gym users’ rowathon raises plucky Pete’s spirits

Gym users’ rowathon raises plucky Pete’s spirits

Gym users’ rowathon raises plucky Pete’s spirits

19 February 2024

The Pete Beatty Atlantic Rowathon took place at Koru Gym on February 10 and 11 and saw 12 participants paying £10 for an hour’s rowing work-out.


Rishi Sunak honours Stortford charity champion Katie

Rishi Sunak honours Stortford charity champion Katie

Rishi Sunak honours Stortford charity champion Katie

15 February 2024

Rishi Sunak named the Cards for Bravery founder as the recipient of his daily Points of Light award on Valentine's Day (February 14).


Herts to halve councillors’ £10,000 pots that support community projects

Herts to halve councillors’ £10,000 pots that support community projects

Herts to halve councillors’ £10,000 pots that support community projects

15 February 2024

Currently, all 78 county councillors have up to £10,000 a year to allocate to initiatives that support social, economic or environmental well-being.


Stortford to stand with Ukraine on second anniversary of Russian invasion

Stortford to stand with Ukraine on second anniversary of Russian invasion

Stortford to stand with Ukraine on second anniversary of Russian invasion

15 February 2024

Former mayor Dave Anderson prepares for new aid convoy to help victims of Russian war.


Jigsaw exchange in Bishop’s Stortford to raise funds for Isabel Hospice

Jigsaw exchange in Bishop’s Stortford to raise funds for Isabel Hospice

Jigsaw exchange in Bishop’s Stortford to raise funds for Isabel Hospice

12 February 2024

Renée Friend, Isabel Hospice ambassador, said: “Just call by and exchange or make a donation for jigsaws all in support of Isabel Hospice.”


Apply for share of £250,000 sports and leisure funding from town council

Apply for share of £250,000 sports and leisure funding from town council

Apply for share of £250,000 sports and leisure funding from town council

12 February 2024

The award follows on from two previous major grant awards made by Bishop’s Stortford Town Council in recent years.


Helping Herts urges supporters to tackle ‘12 miles for 12 charities’

Helping Herts urges supporters to tackle ‘12 miles for 12 charities’

Helping Herts urges supporters to tackle ‘12 miles for 12 charities’

06 February 2024

Participants will tackle a 12-mile walk in February to benefit Grove Cottage, the home of Mencap in Stortford, and 11 other good causes in Herts.


Town council agrees grants for hospice and holiday scheme

Town council agrees grants for hospice and holiday scheme

Town council agrees grants for hospice and holiday scheme

05 February 2024

St Clare Hospice applied for a £500 grant towards its bereavement cafe and East Herts Council applied for £500 towards a summer holiday scheme.


Royal British Legion’s women’s section appeals for more Bishop’s Stortford members

Royal British Legion’s women’s section appeals for more Bishop’s Stortford members

Royal British Legion’s women’s section appeals for more Bishop’s Stortford members

05 February 2024

Denise Hudson said: “It continues to provide a space for women to work together to support the RBL, as it has done for more than 100 years.”


Mum hopes Harry Potter quiz night will create fundraising magic for autistic son

Mum hopes Harry Potter quiz night will create fundraising magic for autistic son

Mum hopes Harry Potter quiz night will create fundraising magic for autistic son

02 February 2024

Sophie Feddersen hopes latest fundraiser will help her hit £7,500 target as she strives to give six-year-old son Nicolai a voice.


Stortford man’s solo Atlantic row ends after huge wave capsizes boat

Stortford man’s solo Atlantic row ends after huge wave capsizes boat

Stortford man’s solo Atlantic row ends after huge wave capsizes boat

01 February 2024

Roofer Pete Beatty, 60, hit unfavourable winds on the 3,800-mile journey from Portugal to South America – and then disaster struck.


Greater Anglia staff launch Easter egg appeal for children in hospital

Greater Anglia staff launch Easter egg appeal for children in hospital

Greater Anglia staff launch Easter egg appeal for children in hospital

31 January 2024

Staff at the five stations from Stansted Mountfitchet to Harlow will be collecting sweet treats for the children’s ward at PAH from February 4.


£450,000 up for grabs to support Uttlesford community projects

£450,000 up for grabs to support Uttlesford community projects

£450,000 up for grabs to support Uttlesford community projects

28 January 2024

Uttlesford groups can bid for money for projects that seek to improve equality, employment and quality of life within the district.


£300,000 bonanza for charities as Helping Herts officially hands over funds

£300,000 bonanza for charities as Helping Herts officially hands over funds

£300,000 bonanza for charities as Helping Herts officially hands over funds

26 January 2024

The charities included Grove Cottage in Bishop’s Stortford, Mind Network Hertfordshire, Home-Start Hertfordshire and Herts Young Homeless.


Care home residents fundraise for Bishop’s Stortord’s Grove Cottage

Care home residents fundraise for Bishop’s Stortord’s Grove Cottage

Care home residents fundraise for Bishop’s Stortord’s Grove Cottage

26 January 2024

The residents of Premier Court, Thorley Lane East, presented the London Road home of Mencap with a cheque for more than £1,500.


Tree-mendous! Christmas tree recycling raises record £30,000 for hospice

Tree-mendous! Christmas tree recycling raises record £30,000 for hospice

Tree-mendous! Christmas tree recycling raises record £30,000 for hospice

19 January 2024

In three days, a small army of helpers collected 1,540 trees from doorsteps across St Clare’s catchment area in East Herts and West Essex.


Stage set for music event in memory of cancer victims Maddie and Dawn

Stage set for music event in memory of cancer victims Maddie and Dawn

Stage set for music event in memory of cancer victims Maddie and Dawn

19 January 2024

Sawbo Sessions was founded by Maddy Kelly – who was later helped by friend Dawn Gibson – to raise money for the charities that supported her.


Councillors’ funding for community projects in Herts set for 50% cut

Councillors’ funding for community projects in Herts set for 50% cut

Councillors’ funding for community projects in Herts set for 50% cut

17 January 2024

Currently, all 78 Herts county councillors are allocated £10,000 a year each for grants that support social, economic or environmental well-being.


Grant helps Royal Albert Hall dream come true for Grove Cottage musicians

Grant helps Royal Albert Hall dream come true for Grove Cottage musicians

Grant helps Royal Albert Hall dream come true for Grove Cottage musicians

16 January 2024

Alastair Ward Booth, Herts county councillor for Bishop’s Stortford West, provides £500 for Mencap centre’s members to appear with Michael Ball.


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