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East Herts prescribes health care investment for district

East Herts prescribes health care investment for district

East Herts prescribes health care investment for district

04 January 2018

A new health and wellbeing campus to care for patients from Bishop's Stortford and across East Herts is at the top of the district council's agenda for 2018.


New Year calls to ambulance service soar by 12%

New Year calls to ambulance service soar by 12%

New Year calls to ambulance service soar by 12%

02 January 2018

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received more than 4,100 calls on New Year's Eve and 4,800 on New Year's Day - a 12% increase in demand.


Herts County Council care proposals 'attack most vulnerable in our society'

Herts County Council care proposals 'attack most vulnerable in our society'

Herts County Council care proposals 'attack most vulnerable in our society'

29 December 2017

A Bishop's Stortford man with autism faces losing 15% of his weekly benefits if Herts County Council increases charges for adult social care.


Stortford doctors lambast town council over 'lamentable' treatment

Stortford doctors lambast town council over 'lamentable' treatment

Stortford doctors lambast town council over 'lamentable' treatment

26 December 2017

Bishop's Stortford town councillors were given a dose of their own medicine - with a painful injection of reality from GPs about the future of healthcare in the face of a population explosion.


Award for dedicated Bishop's Stortford care worker

Award for dedicated Bishop's Stortford care worker

Award for dedicated Bishop's Stortford care worker

17 December 2017

A dedicated care worker with a Bishop's Stortford company was rewarded for reaching the highest of standards and achieving excellence at the seventh annual Hertfordshire Care Awards.


Back from the dead: the Bishop's Stortford woman whose life support was withdrawn

Back from the dead: the Bishop's Stortford woman whose life support was withdrawn

Back from the dead: the Bishop's Stortford woman whose life support was withdrawn

17 December 2017

She suffered a cardiac arrest, her family were told to say their last goodbyes and her life support was withdrawn - now a Bishop's Stortford mother of two is looking forward to the Christmas her husband and two children feared would never happen.


Swifts Football Club buy a defib

Swifts Football Club buy a defib

Swifts Football Club buy a defib

23 November 2017

Bishop's Stortford Swifts FC now have a defibrillator.


MP aims to outlaw hospital car park charges for sick and staff

MP aims to outlaw hospital car park charges for sick and staff

MP aims to outlaw hospital car park charges for sick and staff

17 November 2017

MP campaigns against hospital car park charges for patients and staff


Man on a mission to compile a life-saving list in Bishop's Stortford

Man on a mission to compile a life-saving list in Bishop's Stortford

Man on a mission to compile a life-saving list in Bishop's Stortford

10 November 2017

A health and safety expert is on a mission to locate all the defibrillators in Bishop's Stortford and encourage even more businesses to house the life-saving pieces of equipment.


Colin's a dhal-ing at Shelley's curry fundraiser

Colin's a dhal-ing at Shelley's curry fundraiser

Colin's a dhal-ing at Shelley's curry fundraiser

01 November 2017

A charity curry night at an Indian restaurant in Bishop's Stortford raised £4,080 for the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) breast cancer unit.


Be Yourself: the Stortford stroke survivors who meet up at Starbucks

Be Yourself: the Stortford stroke survivors who meet up at Starbucks

Be Yourself: the Stortford stroke survivors who meet up at Starbucks

20 October 2017

The Bishop's Stortford 'Be Yourself' group are a positive, warm and friendly bunch who are there to help anyone who has had a stroke.


New college offers free mental wellbeing courses at library to Stortford residents

New college offers free mental wellbeing courses at library to Stortford residents

New college offers free mental wellbeing courses at library to Stortford residents

17 October 2017

A new college dedicated to improving mental wellbeing is opening its doors to Bishop's Stortford residents for the first time on Thursday (October 19).


Former Herts and Essex High School student leads mental health crusade

Former Herts and Essex High School student leads mental health crusade

Former Herts and Essex High School student leads mental health crusade

13 October 2017

Former Herts and Essex High School student Natasha Devon, who was awarded an MBE for her work educating young people about positive body image, is now on a mental health crusade.


Lunch and fashion show in Bishop's Stortford raises £6k for breast cancer unit

Lunch and fashion show in Bishop's Stortford raises £6k for breast cancer unit

Lunch and fashion show in Bishop's Stortford raises £6k for breast cancer unit

11 October 2017

An impressive £6,000 was raised for the local breast cancer unit at a charity ladies' lunch at Bishop's Stortford Turkish restaurant Skew.


Historic phone box set to become Stortford lifeline

Historic phone box set to become Stortford lifeline

Historic phone box set to become Stortford lifeline

09 October 2017

A redundant telephone box in the heart of Bishop's Stortford is set to become a potential lifeline for residents.


St Clare Hospice will celebrate Hospice Care Week

St Clare Hospice will celebrate Hospice Care Week

St Clare Hospice will celebrate Hospice Care Week

09 October 2017

This week, a hospice that is generously supported by the Bishop's Stortford community will celebrate the hard work carried out by everyone who is involved in palliative care.


Stortford youth club sets up safe space for LGBTQ teens

Stortford youth club sets up safe space for LGBTQ teens

Stortford youth club sets up safe space for LGBTQ teens

09 October 2017

A safe space for teenagers to understand their sexuality has been set up in Bishop's Stortford by youth workers.


Stortford personal trainer raises funds for a public defibrillator

Stortford personal trainer raises funds for a public defibrillator

Stortford personal trainer raises funds for a public defibrillator

08 October 2017

The owner of a gym in Bishop's Stortford is raising money for a publicly accessible defibrillator.


Successful first fundraiser for Bishop's Stortford Breathe Easy Group

Successful first fundraiser for Bishop's Stortford Breathe Easy Group

Successful first fundraiser for Bishop's Stortford Breathe Easy Group

08 October 2017

A new community group for people with breathing problems struck the right note with its first fundraiser - to hire a singer.


Stortford families remember loved ones at Isabel Hospice Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving

Stortford families remember loved ones at Isabel Hospice Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving

Stortford families remember loved ones at Isabel Hospice Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving

04 October 2017

The Isabel Hospice Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving was held at Bishop's Stortford College in Maze Green Road on Sunday.


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