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Global mission of woman selling home-made candles on Stortford market

Global mission of woman selling home-made candles on Stortford market

Global mission of woman selling home-made candles on Stortford market

19 October 2020

Kloe Fowler, 28, is passionate about making the world a better place and has started by making ethical candles.


Southern Country Park flagged up again as a premier place to visit

Southern Country Park flagged up again as a premier place to visit

Southern Country Park flagged up again as a premier place to visit

19 October 2020

Friends group has played key role in making sure park near St Michael's Mead and Thorley Park has retained its Green Flag status.


Stunned barn owl revives after clash with Ryanair plane at Stansted

Stunned barn owl revives after clash with Ryanair plane at Stansted

Stunned barn owl revives after clash with Ryanair plane at Stansted

15 October 2020

An airfield ranger was alerted to a possible bird strike and, when he inspected the runway, found what he thought was the lifeless body of an owl.


Council takes control of Stortford's tip after private contract is dumped

Council takes control of Stortford's tip after private contract is dumped

Council takes control of Stortford's tip after private contract is dumped

13 October 2020

Herts County Council has taken control of all 17 household waste recycling centres previously operated on its behalf by Amey.


Civic federation cites Stortford in rejecting Govt planning reform proposals

Civic federation cites Stortford in rejecting Govt planning reform proposals

Civic federation cites Stortford in rejecting Govt planning reform proposals

07 October 2020

BSCF president John Rhodes has made a detailed response to Whitehall's planning White Paper using Stortford to reinforce his points.


Unitary moves prompt town deliberations on services

Unitary moves prompt town deliberations on services

Unitary moves prompt town deliberations on services

30 September 2020

The town council would like to control parking, neighbourhood planning, public toilets, sports centres and parks, tourism, arts and recreation.


MP puts pressure on Thames Water to fix Stortford flooding problems

MP puts pressure on Thames Water to fix Stortford flooding problems

MP puts pressure on Thames Water to fix Stortford flooding problems

29 September 2020

Julie Marson has called for action after property was damaged and vehicles were stranded in Stansted Road and Stort Road in August deluges.


Town councillors split over tree felling as part of multi-storey project

Town councillors split over tree felling as part of multi-storey project

Town councillors split over tree felling as part of multi-storey project

28 September 2020

Plans to enhance scrubland were imposed on East Herts Council by Environment Agency as part of planning consent for Northgate End car park.


Council refuses to extinguish ban on bonfires at allotments in Stortford

Council refuses to extinguish ban on bonfires at allotments in Stortford

Council refuses to extinguish ban on bonfires at allotments in Stortford

24 September 2020

Bishop's Stortford Town Council has confirmed a ban on burning waste at its 10 allotment sites despite calls for a rethink.


Council takes a dim view of street lights as part of its climate change strategy

Council takes a dim view of street lights as part of its climate change strategy

Council takes a dim view of street lights as part of its climate change strategy

24 September 2020

Herts County Council considering reducing environmental impact of its 115,000 lights by varying their brightness and operating hours.


Have your say on push for 'greener' development in East Herts

Have your say on push for 'greener' development in East Herts

Have your say on push for 'greener' development in East Herts

23 September 2020

More environmentally friendly building is district council's aim as it seeks to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2030.


Frisky deer pose danger to rush-hour drivers this autumn, council warns

Frisky deer pose danger to rush-hour drivers this autumn, council warns

Frisky deer pose danger to rush-hour drivers this autumn, council warns

21 September 2020

"We've taken steps to erect deer fences in... known migration crossing points, especially on major new roads, but we cannot protect every road."


Green Watch: Without a 'greenprint' of our own, we risk losing out on the green industrial revolution

Green Watch: Without a 'greenprint' of our own, we risk losing out on the green industrial revolution

Green Watch: Without a 'greenprint' of our own, we risk losing out on the green industrial revolution

21 September 2020

Indie columnist Louise Tennekoon on what we can all do to support the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill sponsored by Green MP Caroline Lucas


Canoe club in hot water over ‘trespass’ at town meadow

Canoe club in hot water over ‘trespass’ at town meadow

Canoe club in hot water over ‘trespass’ at town meadow

18 September 2020

Whoosh chairman says East Herts Council informed him that it intends to withdraw the licence within 14 days.


Volunteers clear 40 bags of rubbish from Birchanger Wood

Volunteers clear 40 bags of rubbish from Birchanger Wood

Volunteers clear 40 bags of rubbish from Birchanger Wood

16 September 2020

Around 30 socially distanced litter pickers from TUBS (Tidy Up Bishop's Stortford) helped to clear the ancient woodland.


Community garden with greenhouse classroom takes root at Stortford school

Community garden with greenhouse classroom takes root at Stortford school

Community garden with greenhouse classroom takes root at Stortford school

10 September 2020

The £10,000 garden at Manor Fields primary will be used by pupils plus members of Grove Cottage, Wiggly Willow and Welbeloved Club.


Hatfield Forest volunteers appeal to Prince Charles to save their roles

Hatfield Forest volunteers appeal to Prince Charles to save their roles

Hatfield Forest volunteers appeal to Prince Charles to save their roles

02 September 2020

The National Trust, which manages the medieval hunting ground, is facing a £200m black hole in its finances because of the coronavirus crisis.


Extinction Rebellion activists stage demo against Stansted Airport plans

Extinction Rebellion activists stage demo against Stansted Airport plans

Extinction Rebellion activists stage demo against Stansted Airport plans

25 August 2020

Campaigners will assemble at the railway station at 11am on Saturday for a protest against Stansted Airport's planning appeal.


A120 Little Hadham bypass builders are also building a new 'route' for rare bats

A120 Little Hadham bypass builders are also building a new 'route' for rare bats

A120 Little Hadham bypass builders are also building a new 'route' for rare bats

24 August 2020

2.2 miles (3.7km) of new hedgerows planted so barbastelle bats can maintain their foraging routes for moths and flies above trees and hedges.


Wickham Hall owner's vision includes park and ride, wedding venue, sports facility and solar park

Wickham Hall owner's vision includes park and ride, wedding venue, sports facility and solar park

Wickham Hall owner's vision includes park and ride, wedding venue, sports facility and solar park

21 August 2020

David Harvey's grand – and green – scheme to make farm site a top destination for work, rest and play with caring for the environment at its heart.


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