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Back to school and struggling with meal, uniform and transport costs? Here's help...

Back to school and struggling with meal, uniform and transport costs? Here's help...

Back to school and struggling with meal, uniform and transport costs? Here's help...

30 August 2021

Rachael Williamson, of Citizens Advice East Herts, with a summary of the help available with school costs.


'My dad and I were best friends and I can't think of a lovelier way to remember him'

'My dad and I were best friends and I can't think of a lovelier way to remember him'

'My dad and I were best friends and I can't think of a lovelier way to remember him'

07 August 2021

Michelle Acres has commemorated cardiac arrest casualty Ronald Cole on the British Heart Foundation's Heart of Steel monument.


Hotel 'fertility retreat' for couples struggling to conceive

Hotel 'fertility retreat' for couples struggling to conceive

Hotel 'fertility retreat' for couples struggling to conceive

05 August 2021

Sarah Day decided Down Hall Hotel and Spa was the perfect place to host her new venture.


The Stortford mum using her pandemic birth story to give others a maternity voice

The Stortford mum using her pandemic birth story to give others a maternity voice

The Stortford mum using her pandemic birth story to give others a maternity voice

31 May 2021

Chloe Ribeiro had her second son in January after an anxious pregnancy dealing with hospital without her husband being allowed to be present.


'Being told I'll never be the person I was was hard to hear'

'Being told I'll never be the person I was was hard to hear'

'Being told I'll never be the person I was was hard to hear'

26 March 2021

Stortford man James Gavin, 44, was diagnosed with crippling neurological disorder FND – and now his family's world has changed forever.


Toy appeal: Indie readers 'save Christmas' for more than 300 children

Toy appeal: Indie readers 'save Christmas' for more than 300 children

Toy appeal: Indie readers 'save Christmas' for more than 300 children

24 December 2020

Community rallies to Sally Army's cry by donating thousands of toys and over £10,000 to provide Christmas dinner for 125 families.


New parents able to meet for walks and talks in Bishop's Stortford

New parents able to meet for walks and talks in Bishop's Stortford

New parents able to meet for walks and talks in Bishop's Stortford

19 November 2020

Ruth Bates leads a new NCT group which gives parents and carers the chance to meet for socially distanced strolls around Castle Park.


High Wych couple spearhead Hertfordshire foster carers campaign

High Wych couple spearhead Hertfordshire foster carers campaign

High Wych couple spearhead Hertfordshire foster carers campaign

12 November 2020

Foster carers Alan and Dawn Ashworth are joined in a video for new recruitment campaign by Luke, the first boy they helped, who's now 22.


Maternity group offers virtual support to new mums in Stortford area

Maternity group offers virtual support to new mums in Stortford area

Maternity group offers virtual support to new mums in Stortford area

10 November 2020

Maternity associate practitioner Hayley Dean launched the group in April and wants to reach out to more mothers now second lockdown is here.


Stortford mum campaigns for birth changes at PAH amid Covid restrictions

Stortford mum campaigns for birth changes at PAH amid Covid restrictions

Stortford mum campaigns for birth changes at PAH amid Covid restrictions

07 November 2020

Chloe Ribeiro is urging the Harlow hospital to change its policies and let birth partners attend all scans and visit post-natal wards.


'St Clare enabled my wife to die with me at her side rather than alone in hospital'

'St Clare enabled my wife to die with me at her side rather than alone in hospital'

'St Clare enabled my wife to die with me at her side rather than alone in hospital'

12 October 2020

When Tony Morris learned wife Collette, 42, had untreatable cancer, lockdown was about to begin and he feared she would spend her final days alone.


It's important we all stay close for our mental health - even if it's from a distance

It's important we all stay close for our mental health - even if it's from a distance

It's important we all stay close for our mental health - even if it's from a distance

22 August 2020

Steve Bugeja and Jamie Fallon talk to Retune's Tom Ryder about the social side of the charity's SCALES system for good mental health


American's mission to solve wartime romantic mystery of why his Texan dad kept Stortford photo of 'Olive'

American's mission to solve wartime romantic mystery of why his Texan dad kept Stortford photo of 'Olive'

American's mission to solve wartime romantic mystery of why his Texan dad kept Stortford photo of 'Olive'

16 August 2020

'I've long... wondered if Olive or her family might appreciate the idea that a Yank far away forever carried her memory with him.'


Masks, flask, clothing for all climates... we're all set for our English summer holiday

Masks, flask, clothing for all climates... we're all set for our English summer holiday

Masks, flask, clothing for all climates... we're all set for our English summer holiday

11 July 2020

In the seventh part of her Lockdown Life diary for the Indie, Stortford mum Cate Wilson is getting ready to pack for a staycation in Northumberland.


'The cancer has spread to my brain and I could be out of time, so I need to put my family first'

'The cancer has spread to my brain and I could be out of time, so I need to put my family first'

'The cancer has spread to my brain and I could be out of time, so I need to put my family first'

31 May 2020

Beth 'Bowel Warrior' Purvis, 41 in June, writes for the Stortford Indie as a married mother of two from Elsenham living with stage 4 cancer.


Chocolate cake for breakfast, a husband's home haircut hell and distracted by the Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Chocolate cake for breakfast, a husband's home haircut hell and distracted by the Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Chocolate cake for breakfast, a husband's home haircut hell and distracted by the Fresh Prince of Bel Air

23 April 2020

Cate Wilson's feeling better about the failure of her 'Project Wilson' family plan after hearing of the ineptness of others on the lockdown journey.


Lockdown life: Why I've had to throw in the towel on my family transformation plan

Lockdown life: Why I've had to throw in the towel on my family transformation plan

Lockdown life: Why I've had to throw in the towel on my family transformation plan

20 April 2020

Cate Wilson reflects on a traumatic Joe Wicks PE session, 'bake's off' with her 16-year-old son Jacob and Zoom chats with her mum's feet...


Nature Notes: Jono reaches a century of species on his Little Hadham garden safari

Nature Notes: Jono reaches a century of species on his Little Hadham garden safari

Nature Notes: Jono reaches a century of species on his Little Hadham garden safari

19 April 2020

Indie columnist Jono Forgham is studying his garden wildlife in detail during lockdown and has discovered over 100 species


'I can't see my beautiful boy Joey but I know he's in the best place'

'I can't see my beautiful boy Joey but I know he's in the best place'

'I can't see my beautiful boy Joey but I know he's in the best place'

10 April 2020

Stephen Unwin's heartfelt piece about the amazing care his 23-year-old son receives at St Elizabeth's Centre and why it needs our help during crisis.


Jono's Nature Notes: Lots more to see in your garden than you might think

Jono's Nature Notes: Lots more to see in your garden than you might think

Jono's Nature Notes: Lots more to see in your garden than you might think

02 April 2020

Jono Forgham doesn't let self-isolating get in the way of nature spotting as he takes a closer look at the wildlife in his own small bit of the world.


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