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St Clare Hospice to extend care for young people thanks to grants

St Clare Hospice to extend care for young people thanks to grants

St Clare Hospice to extend care for young people thanks to grants

07 November 2019

Since the service was launched in June 2017, the hospice has helped over 400 local children and young people aged 3 to 18.


Shine a light of love for family and friends this Christmas with Isabel Hospice

Shine a light of love for family and friends this Christmas with Isabel Hospice

Shine a light of love for family and friends this Christmas with Isabel Hospice

03 November 2019

Stortford's Lights of Love ceremony will feature readings and a choir singing carols before the Market Square Christmas tree lights are switched on.


'I can never forgive myself for not seeing my son and holding him close to me'

'I can never forgive myself for not seeing my son and holding him close to me'

'I can never forgive myself for not seeing my son and holding him close to me'

28 October 2019

Inspired by moving stories in the Indie this month to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week, Lesley Searle writes about the son she lost 40 years ago.


Tributes to 'inspiring, charismatic and knowledgeable' Cllr Mike Wood

Tributes to 'inspiring, charismatic and knowledgeable' Cllr Mike Wood

Tributes to 'inspiring, charismatic and knowledgeable' Cllr Mike Wood

26 October 2019

Lib Dem Cllr Mike Wood was thrilled to be re-elected to his beloved All Saints ward in May this year, at the age of 74.


Mum's moving message to her daughter on her 18th: 'Happy birthday, Addie – forever 16'

Mum's moving message to her daughter on her 18th: 'Happy birthday, Addie – forever 16'

Mum's moving message to her daughter on her 18th: 'Happy birthday, Addie – forever 16'

25 October 2019

'I miss wishing her a happy birthday and seeing the joy on her face, but mostly I just miss her and the love and strength she gave to us all.'


Tributes are paid to Grove Cottage founding member

Tributes are paid to Grove Cottage founding member

Tributes are paid to Grove Cottage founding member

18 October 2019

Brian Crabb was just a young man when his mother and father, together with a group of other parents, formed Grove Cottage.


A father's story of baby loss: 'I coped all right until I found a pair of yellow baby shoes – and then I broke down'

A father's story of baby loss: 'I coped all right until I found a pair of yellow baby shoes – and then I broke down'

A father's story of baby loss: 'I coped all right until I found a pair of yellow baby shoes – and then I broke down'

14 October 2019

Bishop's Stortford grandfather Joe Connolly, 74, recalls the baby loss he and his late wife Pam suffered in 1977 – when times were different


Stacy returned to a labour ward full of happy, new mums – to deliver her own dead daughter

Stacy returned to a labour ward full of happy, new mums – to deliver her own dead daughter

Stacy returned to a labour ward full of happy, new mums – to deliver her own dead daughter

12 October 2019

Baby Loss Awareness Week: “It’s surprising how many have been through it. And they have kept it silent. We need to make people aware it could happen.”


Hannah draws comfort from Alfie's innocence about the little brother he'll never know

Hannah draws comfort from Alfie's innocence about the little brother he'll never know

Hannah draws comfort from Alfie's innocence about the little brother he'll never know

11 October 2019

Northgate Primary School worker's harrowing choice at 25: to endure the agony of stillbirth or let doctors carry out surgical procedure.


'The only time I got to hold Louie was when he passed away in my arms'

'The only time I got to hold Louie was when he passed away in my arms'

'The only time I got to hold Louie was when he passed away in my arms'

10 October 2019

Baby Loss Awareness Week: How Letty Taylor's joy at 'test-tube twins' turned to grief after 26 weeks


'It's time to break the taboo about dead babies... so I'll begin with my Ciaran'

'It's time to break the taboo about dead babies... so I'll begin with my Ciaran'

'It's time to break the taboo about dead babies... so I'll begin with my Ciaran'

07 October 2019

Baby Loss Awareness Week: Indie news editor Sinead Corr on the death of her third child, who was stillborn on New Year's Day almost 25 years ago


Bishop's Stortford church to be lit pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week

Bishop's Stortford church to be lit pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week

Bishop's Stortford church to be lit pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week

02 October 2019

Holy Trinity hopes to spark conversations about baby loss and give bereaved families a chance to talk about and remember their precious babies


Amazing story of how police caught driver who left family man to die on the M11 in the dark

Amazing story of how police caught driver who left family man to die on the M11 in the dark

Amazing story of how police caught driver who left family man to die on the M11 in the dark

26 September 2019

The day after tailgater Daniel Tilley drove off into the dark after leaving biker Steve Lord for dead near Stortford, he was in police custody


Son pays tribute to 'truly remarkable' retired Stortford school teacher

Son pays tribute to 'truly remarkable' retired Stortford school teacher

Son pays tribute to 'truly remarkable' retired Stortford school teacher

18 June 2019

Anne Dudson, who taught at St Joseph's from the early 1970s until she retired in 2000, died in St Clare Hospice, aged 79


Thanksgiving service in town for former Bishop's Stortford High School head

Thanksgiving service in town for former Bishop's Stortford High School head

Thanksgiving service in town for former Bishop's Stortford High School head

24 May 2019

Ian Shaw's death in March at the age of 83 prompted a flood of tributes from students and staff who worked under him


Man in his early 20s found dead in park area in Bishop's Stortford

Man in his early 20s found dead in park area in Bishop's Stortford

Man in his early 20s found dead in park area in Bishop's Stortford

15 April 2019

Police, paramedics and a fire and rescue crew were sent to the Bishops Park open space


Father hits back after tabloids make light of his 20-year-old university son's death

Father hits back after tabloids make light of his 20-year-old university son's death

Father hits back after tabloids make light of his 20-year-old university son's death

09 February 2019

Archie Day's family’s grief is compounded by Mail and Sun's focus on loss of his iPhone rather than his ongoing mental health struggles


Families facing Christmas without loved ones come together in Stortford

Families facing Christmas without loved ones come together in Stortford

Families facing Christmas without loved ones come together in Stortford

20 December 2018

Funeral director Daniel Robinson and Sons organises annual service to commemorate those who have passed away


22-year-old Dunmow woman dies after M11 crash

22-year-old Dunmow woman dies after M11 crash

22-year-old Dunmow woman dies after M11 crash

19 December 2018

The victim was travelling in a Nissan Micra which was involved in a collision on the motorway on Sunday.


Stortford rugby club servant John Follows dies after cardiac arrest

Stortford rugby club servant John Follows dies after cardiac arrest

Stortford rugby club servant John Follows dies after cardiac arrest

05 November 2018

Tributes have been paid to respected Bishop's Stortford rugby club stalwart John Follows after his tragic death aged 53.


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