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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.


Council wants art designs that are a breath of fresh air in war against pollution

Council wants art designs that are a breath of fresh air in war against pollution

Council wants art designs that are a breath of fresh air in war against pollution

12 August 2020

East Herts runs poster design competition as part of drive to get motorists to think twice about leaving their car engines idling.


Green Tye tomato grower and Bishop's Stortford farm rise to food sustainability challenge

Green Tye tomato grower and Bishop's Stortford farm rise to food sustainability challenge

Green Tye tomato grower and Bishop's Stortford farm rise to food sustainability challenge

10 August 2020

With the world's population expected to hit 10 billion by 2050, Green Watch's Louise Tennekoon looks at new close-to-home ways of producing food.


Save Our Stort volunteers ready to take the river clean-up plunge again

Save Our Stort volunteers ready to take the river clean-up plunge again

Save Our Stort volunteers ready to take the river clean-up plunge again

05 August 2020

The team will meet on Sunday August 16 at 11.30am on the towpath near the Rose and Crown pub in Station Road.


Stop Stansted Expansion calls on airport's new boss to cancel appeal

Stop Stansted Expansion calls on airport's new boss to cancel appeal

Stop Stansted Expansion calls on airport's new boss to cancel appeal

29 July 2020

Campaigners say Steve Griffiths should listen to local community and ditch attempt to overturn council’s decision to reject passenger growth.


Twins and their big brother get to grips with Thorley Park's litter

Twins and their big brother get to grips with Thorley Park's litter

Twins and their big brother get to grips with Thorley Park's litter

27 July 2020

The sibings moved to Stortford last October and have been using the lockdown to explore their local area with a litter-grabber.


Call for urgent action to save Uttlesford's rare river habitats

Call for urgent action to save Uttlesford's rare river habitats

Call for urgent action to save Uttlesford's rare river habitats

26 July 2020

'We are the custodians of Uttlesford's rivers' say councillors demanding urgent action to ensure sustainable water provision for the future.


Birchwood looks to branch out as students' gardening club takes root during lockdown

Birchwood looks to branch out as students' gardening club takes root during lockdown

Birchwood looks to branch out as students' gardening club takes root during lockdown

24 July 2020

With the help of Well Bean Gardening's Wendy Gordon, children at the Stortford secondary have cultivated fruit and veg during weekly sessions.


Bishop's Stortford children as young as six set example to litter louts

Bishop's Stortford children as young as six set example to litter louts

Bishop's Stortford children as young as six set example to litter louts

22 July 2020

Elsie Chappell and brother and sister Jack and Keira Moyes have been clearing rubbish in their neighbourhoods.


Record turnout for TUBS' first Stortford clear-up mission after lockdown

Record turnout for TUBS' first Stortford clear-up mission after lockdown

Record turnout for TUBS' first Stortford clear-up mission after lockdown

22 July 2020

Around 30 people met at Thorley Park Sainsbury's and filled well over 40 sacks with rubbish from the surrounding area.


Extinction Rebellion East Herts invites public to online climate change event

Extinction Rebellion East Herts invites public to online climate change event

Extinction Rebellion East Herts invites public to online climate change event

20 July 2020

The session, titled "The Impossible is Now Possible – Imagine and Create a Positive Future", takes place on Wednesday evening.


Fraudsters in bid to con Stortford residents with green scheme cold calls

Fraudsters in bid to con Stortford residents with green scheme cold calls

Fraudsters in bid to con Stortford residents with green scheme cold calls

17 July 2020

Herts Trading Standards say that if you get a call referring to a grant for loft insulation or cavity wall insulation, it is a scam.


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