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Wetherspoon’s pub shut as work on burst water main continues

Wetherspoon’s pub shut as work on burst water main continues

Wetherspoon’s pub shut as work on burst water main continues

07 June 2023

Repairs started on Wednesday afternoon to stop water flowing out of the carriageway in Riverside, near The Port Jackson.


Gel nail polish seized at Stansted Airport amid safety concerns

Gel nail polish seized at Stansted Airport amid safety concerns

Gel nail polish seized at Stansted Airport amid safety concerns

31 May 2023

Destined for general sale, the polishes contained ingredients which are only allowed to be used in products applied by professional nail technicians.


Councillor accuses Tesco of ‘ripping off’ Bishop’s Stortford drivers

Councillor accuses Tesco of ‘ripping off’ Bishop’s Stortford drivers

Councillor accuses Tesco of ‘ripping off’ Bishop’s Stortford drivers

30 May 2023

Cllr Alastair Ward Booth complained after discovering customers at Bishops Park were being charged more for fuel than drivers in Harlow and Cheshunt.


Herts County Council welcomes end of ‘best before’ dates on food

Herts County Council welcomes end of ‘best before’ dates on food

Herts County Council welcomes end of ‘best before’ dates on food

25 May 2023

Unlike use by dates, which indicate when food should be consumed safely, best before dates focus on quality.


Emirates restores double daily departures to Dubai at Stansted Airport

Emirates restores double daily departures to Dubai at Stansted Airport

Emirates restores double daily departures to Dubai at Stansted Airport

01 May 2023

Aircraft take off on the seven-hour flight to Dubai at 2.55pm and now 9.10pm, restoring services to pre-Covid-19 levels.


Lidl appeals for sites to open three more stores in Bishop’s Stortford

Lidl appeals for sites to open three more stores in Bishop’s Stortford

Lidl appeals for sites to open three more stores in Bishop’s Stortford

01 May 2023

The retailer already has planning consent for its first branch in East Herts – the former Gates Ford motor dealership in Stansted Road in Stortford.


Postman Pete retiring after 53 years' first-class service in Stortford

Postman Pete retiring after 53 years' first-class service in Stortford

Postman Pete retiring after 53 years' first-class service in Stortford

04 April 2023

Peter Snowden began working with the Post Office in March 1970, two weeks before his 18th birthday, and retired on Friday (Mar 31) aged 71.


Easter: You can't always bank on having the holidays off

Easter: You can't always bank on having the holidays off

Easter: You can't always bank on having the holidays off

30 March 2023

Esther McWatters, head of communications and fundraising at Citizens Advice East Herts, writes an advice column in the Indie every three weeks.


Council to raise car park charges in Stortford and Sawbridgeworth

Council to raise car park charges in Stortford and Sawbridgeworth

Council to raise car park charges in Stortford and Sawbridgeworth

29 March 2023

Motorists facing second set of parking price increases in three months with charges set to go up from Monday April 3.


Broadband price rises: how much will you pay from April?

Broadband price rises: how much will you pay from April?

Broadband price rises: how much will you pay from April?

22 March 2023

Broadband fees are shooting up for millions of customers in April, but how much extra will you pay and is it possible to avoid the new charges?


M&S in Stortford wants customers to be able to drink alcohol in store

M&S in Stortford wants customers to be able to drink alcohol in store

M&S in Stortford wants customers to be able to drink alcohol in store

21 March 2023

The South Street store wants to remove a condition that "alcohol shall not be sold in an open container or be consumed in the licensed premises".


Town centre talk as MP tours with Bishop's Stortford BID

Town centre talk as MP tours with Bishop's Stortford BID

Town centre talk as MP tours with Bishop's Stortford BID

17 March 2023

Gina Thomas said: "It was great to be able to show Julie several new businesses that have opened up recently and how very few empty units we have."


Church minister's funding plea as demand for pop-up shop grows

Church minister's funding plea as demand for pop-up shop grows

Church minister's funding plea as demand for pop-up shop grows

15 March 2023

Pastor Gary Hanson, of Sawbridgeworth Evangelical Congregational Church, said there had been a big increase in people coming for free essentials.


Hertfordshire's on-demand bus service to run weekend evenings

Hertfordshire's on-demand bus service to run weekend evenings

Hertfordshire's on-demand bus service to run weekend evenings

13 March 2023

HertsLynx is launching a new evening service every Friday and Saturday from April 14.


RAC fears 'pump price shock' for motorists in March 15 Budget

RAC fears 'pump price shock' for motorists in March 15 Budget

RAC fears 'pump price shock' for motorists in March 15 Budget

03 March 2023

Diesel drivers paying around 20p more for every litre of fuel compared to petrol users, which in no way reflects wholesale prices, claims RAC.


Supermarkets begin rationing fruit and veg amid shortages

Supermarkets begin rationing fruit and veg amid shortages

Supermarkets begin rationing fruit and veg amid shortages

22 February 2023

Asda and Morrisons introduce limits on tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce as fruit and veg shortages leave shelves empty.


Charity accused of 'taking heart out of hospital' after closing popular shop

Charity accused of 'taking heart out of hospital' after closing popular shop

Charity accused of 'taking heart out of hospital' after closing popular shop

21 February 2023

Members of the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) were given a clue to its imminent closure when newspapers and stock were not delivered.


Sheko's Fish Bar to become Popeye's Pizzeria

Sheko's Fish Bar to become Popeye's Pizzeria

Sheko's Fish Bar to become Popeye's Pizzeria

13 February 2023

Sheko's Fish Bar in Station Road has closed and, according to a sign in the window, is to re-open "under new management" selling pizzas.


Opening date revealed for Bishop's Stortford's Pret A Manger

Opening date revealed for Bishop's Stortford's Pret A Manger

Opening date revealed for Bishop's Stortford's Pret A Manger

10 February 2023

Get ready to enjoy freshly handmade food and delicious organic coffee as Pret A Manger takes up residence in Bishop's Stortford town centre


Herts police commissioner confirms 6.7% council tax rise

Herts police commissioner confirms 6.7% council tax rise

Herts police commissioner confirms 6.7% council tax rise

07 February 2023

David Lloyd has confirmed a £15 rise in April for band D residents, taking his share of their overall council tax bills up to £238.


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