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'Mummy, are you going to die?' How I told my children I have stage 4 cancer

'Mummy, are you going to die?' How I told my children I have stage 4 cancer

'Mummy, are you going to die?' How I told my children I have stage 4 cancer

21 July 2019

Beth Purvis, aka Bowel Warrior, is a 40-year-old mother of two from Elsenham who writes for the Indie about living with stage 4 cancer


MP Mark Prisk backs early cancer detection campaign

MP Mark Prisk backs early cancer detection campaign

MP Mark Prisk backs early cancer detection campaign

21 July 2019

Cancer Research UK's cancer awareness roadshow made a special stop at parliament.


Stansted flying high as airport upgrades continue

Stansted flying high as airport upgrades continue

Stansted flying high as airport upgrades continue

20 July 2019

All passengers are benefitting from a new and improved check-in area as part of the airport's ongoing transformation project.


All's well at Goodness in the Park fitness and wellbeing event in Stortford

All's well at Goodness in the Park fitness and wellbeing event in Stortford

All's well at Goodness in the Park fitness and wellbeing event in Stortford

19 July 2019

The family-friendly event in Castle Park, featuring free 30-minute taster sessions, was bigger, better and busier than the 2018 debut version


Full cups and laden plates in a breastfeeding 'cake break'

Full cups and laden plates in a breastfeeding 'cake break'

Full cups and laden plates in a breastfeeding 'cake break'

14 July 2019

Breastfeeding and all its benefits were celebrated by a Bishop’s Stortford parenting group in the best possible way – with copious amounts of cake.


Clean bill of health for Princess Alexandra Hospital's restaurant

Clean bill of health for Princess Alexandra Hospital's restaurant

Clean bill of health for Princess Alexandra Hospital's restaurant

12 July 2019

The Harlow hospital's catering team had an unannounced visit from environmental health inspectors


County needs an extra 4,000 care workers a year to cope with rising demand

County needs an extra 4,000 care workers a year to cope with rising demand

County needs an extra 4,000 care workers a year to cope with rising demand

11 July 2019

Throughout July, lots of Hertfordshire care providers, including care homes and home care agencies, will be hosting events.


Karate school offers free self-defence classes after spate of incidents

Karate school offers free self-defence classes after spate of incidents

Karate school offers free self-defence classes after spate of incidents

06 July 2019

Grant Nicholls at Impact Karate Academy reacts to spate of incidents involving masked man exposing himself to girls and women


Tea party is Lynda's way of saying thanks for saving my life

Tea party is Lynda's way of saying thanks for saving my life

Tea party is Lynda's way of saying thanks for saving my life

05 July 2019

Breast cancer patient's fundraiser at Bishop's Stortford church generates £1,500 for hospital unit that treated her tumour


I share my story so people like Alice can catch their cancer before it's too late

I share my story so people like Alice can catch their cancer before it's too late

I share my story so people like Alice can catch their cancer before it's too late

30 June 2019

Indie columnist Beth Purvis, aka Bowel Warrior, who writes about living with stage 4 cancer, on how she motivated a Sawbridgeworth mum to act


Councillor's gift enables parents to stay with their sick children in PAH

Councillor's gift enables parents to stay with their sick children in PAH

Councillor's gift enables parents to stay with their sick children in PAH

29 June 2019

A £3,875 donation from Harlow Council's former chairwoman has helped to pay for special chairs which convert into beds


New woodland garden for neuro centres

New woodland garden for neuro centres

New woodland garden for neuro centres

29 June 2019

The Friends of Sawbridgeworth Neuro Centres has transformed a bramble covered wasteland into a tranquil woodland for residents to enjoy.


Caring Caroline: PAH dementia specialist in running for national Nurse of the Year title

Caring Caroline: PAH dementia specialist in running for national Nurse of the Year title

Caring Caroline: PAH dementia specialist in running for national Nurse of the Year title

28 June 2019

Caroline Ashton-Gough is an invaluable support for elderly patients at the Harlow hospital, with a particular focus on the specialist Gibberd Ward


Harry Kane boosts £200,000 appeal for three-year-old Archie's cancer treatment fund

Harry Kane boosts £200,000 appeal for three-year-old Archie's cancer treatment fund

Harry Kane boosts £200,000 appeal for three-year-old Archie's cancer treatment fund

24 June 2019

Daniel Pope, 30, has organised the match at Saffron Walden Town Football Club from noon on Sunday, July 21.


Could you knit a TwiddleMuff and help ambulance patients with dementia?

Could you knit a TwiddleMuff and help ambulance patients with dementia?

Could you knit a TwiddleMuff and help ambulance patients with dementia?

23 June 2019

East of England Ambulance Service wants to provide every crew with a stock of the knitted handmuff comforters


East Herts Council projects to make people happier and healthier win awards

East Herts Council projects to make people happier and healthier win awards

East Herts Council projects to make people happier and healthier win awards

23 June 2019

EHC's social prescribing service and Forever Active programme recognised at Herts County Council's public health excellence awards


Chief executive thanks staff and volunteers after Isabel Hospice wins new award

Chief executive thanks staff and volunteers after Isabel Hospice wins new award

Chief executive thanks staff and volunteers after Isabel Hospice wins new award

21 June 2019

Isabel Hospice clinched the Excellence in Customer Commitment category at the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards.


Try seated cricket at Stortford event to promote community activity

Try seated cricket at Stortford event to promote community activity

Try seated cricket at Stortford event to promote community activity

17 June 2019

Guests are invited to tell East Herts Council what activities would help them to move more and stay independent


Bishop's Stortford care home to open its doors to the community

Bishop's Stortford care home to open its doors to the community

Bishop's Stortford care home to open its doors to the community

16 June 2019

Bupa-owned Premier Court at Thorley is to take part in Care Home Open Day


Council's support helps get golf-loving Stortford carer back on course

Council's support helps get golf-loving Stortford carer back on course

Council's support helps get golf-loving Stortford carer back on course

16 June 2019

Retired sales manager Graham Francis, who cares full time for wife and Alzheimer's sufferer Jean, gets a chance to play 9 holes a week with friends


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