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Uttlesford Ramblers deliver a walk on the wild side with Dick Turpin

Uttlesford Ramblers deliver a walk on the wild side with Dick Turpin

Uttlesford Ramblers deliver a walk on the wild side with Dick Turpin

17 November 2019

Born in 1705, some say in Thaxted and others in Hempstead, Dick Turpin was a gangster, highway robber and horse thief.


Lots of dough raised from day of nostalgia in Sawbridgeworth

Lots of dough raised from day of nostalgia in Sawbridgeworth

Lots of dough raised from day of nostalgia in Sawbridgeworth

16 November 2019

Visitors to Nostalgia Day could sample the cakes made for RAF staff who were stationed at Sawbridgeworth Airfield in the Second World War.


Stortford's buried Roman history revealed by leisure centre dig

Stortford's buried Roman history revealed by leisure centre dig

Stortford's buried Roman history revealed by leisure centre dig

14 November 2019

Oxford Archaeology East is digging for evidence of a Roman roadside settlement at Grange Paddocks.


Road to close as town pays tribute on Remembrance Day

Road to close as town pays tribute on Remembrance Day

Road to close as town pays tribute on Remembrance Day

07 November 2019

Entry and exit from the Charringtons, Causeway, Link Road and Jackson Square car parks will be impossible between 10.30am and 11.30am.


Museum to the fore as Rhodes Arts Complex looks to the future

Museum to the fore as Rhodes Arts Complex looks to the future

Museum to the fore as Rhodes Arts Complex looks to the future

28 September 2019

The Rhodes Birthplace Trust, set up in 2001, has outlined its future role to justify ongoing subsidy from the town council.


Gindependence Day is coming to Bishop's Stortford and it's just the tonic you need

Gindependence Day is coming to Bishop's Stortford and it's just the tonic you need

Gindependence Day is coming to Bishop's Stortford and it's just the tonic you need

22 September 2019

Shops, bars and restaurants will open their doors for a gin-themed afternoon and evening of festivities.


Volunteers dig in to unearth the mystery around Stortford's castle

Volunteers dig in to unearth the mystery around Stortford's castle

Volunteers dig in to unearth the mystery around Stortford's castle

05 September 2019

A team from a Bishop's Stortford archaeology business explained the authentic finds children 'discovered' in a specially-filled sandpit


Legend of Brent Pelham dragon slayer and giant inspires Stortford school dad's new book

Legend of Brent Pelham dragon slayer and giant inspires Stortford school dad's new book

Legend of Brent Pelham dragon slayer and giant inspires Stortford school dad's new book

02 September 2019

Journalist Christopher Hadley, a Stortford rugby club coach, has been working on his epic read about Piers Shonks for a decade


Residents raise money to buy 'Stortford king' Harold II's silver penny

Residents raise money to buy 'Stortford king' Harold II's silver penny

Residents raise money to buy 'Stortford king' Harold II's silver penny

23 August 2019

The penny will go on show for the first time at Saffron Walden Museum on Saturday August 24


Birchwood the destination for Bishop's Stortford Railway Society's model exhibition

Birchwood the destination for Bishop's Stortford Railway Society's model exhibition

Birchwood the destination for Bishop's Stortford Railway Society's model exhibition

23 August 2019

Model railway displays set around the world are the platform for friendly club to attract new members


Dig up some surprises at Castle Park archaeology sessions

Dig up some surprises at Castle Park archaeology sessions

Dig up some surprises at Castle Park archaeology sessions

22 August 2019

There will be digs from Monday August 26 to Friday August 30 and again from Monday September 2 to Friday September 6


Gone to Pot? Dogs Head paint job shows it’s not easy being green

Gone to Pot? Dogs Head paint job shows it’s not easy being green

Gone to Pot? Dogs Head paint job shows it’s not easy being green

18 August 2019

'It might look better... on the seafront at Hastings, but I’m less convinced that it’s perfect for the centre of our conservation area'


Town councillors back £1m four-year funding plan for Rhodes

Town councillors back £1m four-year funding plan for Rhodes

Town councillors back £1m four-year funding plan for Rhodes

01 August 2019

The finance and policy committee has recommended that the agreement should be renewed next year and the centre’s annual £255k grant should continue.


Baroosh in Bishop's Stortford to close and then reopen as The Dogs Head

Baroosh in Bishop's Stortford to close and then reopen as The Dogs Head

Baroosh in Bishop's Stortford to close and then reopen as The Dogs Head

10 July 2019

Owner McMullen says it is 'giving a second life' to one of the town's oldest watering holes


Eel Festival falls hook, line and sinker for crier Carole

Eel Festival falls hook, line and sinker for crier Carole

Eel Festival falls hook, line and sinker for crier Carole

14 May 2019

She beat 11 other criers at the city’s Eel Festival with her shouted advert for Bishop’s Stortford and its characters.


Sowing seeds with love over six decades

Sowing seeds with love over six decades

Sowing seeds with love over six decades

20 April 2019

A blooming lovely bunch of floral fanatics from the Herts & Essex Boundary Flower Club are celebrating their diamond anniversary this spring.


Rare coin found in Ugley represents intriguing link with Stortford's Saxon buried royalty

Rare coin found in Ugley represents intriguing link with Stortford's Saxon buried royalty

Rare coin found in Ugley represents intriguing link with Stortford's Saxon buried royalty

18 April 2019

The silver penny of Harold II, rumoured to be buried in St Michael's Church in Windhill, is rare because he ruled for less than a year.


Norway-plus means a springtime trip to Kristiansand from Stansted Airport

Norway-plus means a springtime trip to Kristiansand from Stansted Airport

Norway-plus means a springtime trip to Kristiansand from Stansted Airport

11 March 2019

News editor Sinead Corr takes a two-hour direct flight away with Widerøe for a walk on the wild side in Norway


Castle Park set to become Bishop's Stortford's crowning glory

Castle Park set to become Bishop's Stortford's crowning glory

Castle Park set to become Bishop's Stortford's crowning glory

19 February 2019

Steps to the top of the ruins, which some historians believe may have originally been a Celtic burial mound, will be clad to improve public access.


Blooming marvellous! £2m lottery grant for Castle Park improvement project

Blooming marvellous! £2m lottery grant for Castle Park improvement project

Blooming marvellous! £2m lottery grant for Castle Park improvement project

17 January 2019

Vision includes new events area, cafe, toilets, tennis courts, recreation space for teens, castle mound improvements and new bridge over River Stort


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