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The Bishop's Stortford couple breathing new life into two iconic buildings

The Bishop's Stortford couple breathing new life into two iconic buildings

The Bishop's Stortford couple breathing new life into two iconic buildings

22 August 2021

Tom and Ruth Carroll have bought the Catherine Wheel pub in Albury and the Royal British Legion social club in Windhill.


Pishiobury Park's seven-year wait for Local Nature Reserve status ends

Pishiobury Park's seven-year wait for Local Nature Reserve status ends

Pishiobury Park's seven-year wait for Local Nature Reserve status ends

20 August 2021

Friends of the park in Sawbridgeworth are now planning a range of events and visits to raise its profile.


Villagers unearth clues to Clavering Castle's past

Villagers unearth clues to Clavering Castle's past

Villagers unearth clues to Clavering Castle's past

04 August 2021

Over 40 members of Clavering's Landscape History Group, aged 8 to 81, excavated a trench in what was once the outer bailey.


The Lord giveth – and so does the National Lottery Heritage Fund

The Lord giveth – and so does the National Lottery Heritage Fund

The Lord giveth – and so does the National Lottery Heritage Fund

28 July 2021

Lottery players help fund £275,000 appeal to restore church bells at St Michael's with £91,000 grant.


Bishop's Stortford History Society looks to the future with new book

Bishop's Stortford History Society looks to the future with new book

Bishop's Stortford History Society looks to the future with new book

23 July 2021

Author John Rhodes, who has a first-class degree in modern history from Oxford, pulled together years of detailed research about Warwick Road.


Pupils' liking for Vikings – and a whole host of other historical figures!

Pupils' liking for Vikings – and a whole host of other historical figures!

Pupils' liking for Vikings – and a whole host of other historical figures!

20 July 2021

Richard Whittington Primary's history week started with 'archaeology dig' and ended with period costumes and performance of showcases.


Sworders of Stansted auctions £5 charity shop find for £4,750

Sworders of Stansted auctions £5 charity shop find for £4,750

Sworders of Stansted auctions £5 charity shop find for £4,750

19 July 2021

Framed playbill bought in Epping was a theatrical advertisement printed aboard HMS Resolute during its Arctic expedition in the 1850s.


Bishop's Stortford landmark set to become luxury family home

Bishop's Stortford landmark set to become luxury family home

Bishop's Stortford landmark set to become luxury family home

14 July 2021

Tom Carroll has asked East Herts Council for planning permission to change the former Windhill social club into a single dwelling.


Park nature reserve plan 'kicked into the long grass by council'

Park nature reserve plan 'kicked into the long grass by council'

Park nature reserve plan 'kicked into the long grass by council'

03 July 2021

Cllr David Royle compared East Herts Council's inaction to the delaying tactics of Sir Humphrey in TV political comedy Yes Minister.


Right up residents' street: Suggest names for new roads in Stortford

Right up residents' street: Suggest names for new roads in Stortford

Right up residents' street: Suggest names for new roads in Stortford

01 July 2021

Royal Mail has the final say, but the town council wants all names it suggests to have a historical link and fall into any of nine categories.


Clavering historian Jacqueline Cooper wins two awards

Clavering historian Jacqueline Cooper wins two awards

Clavering historian Jacqueline Cooper wins two awards

24 June 2021

Clavering's Jacqueline Cooper was commended for four decades of discovering, conserving and promoting Uttlesford's heritage.


How Stortford plans to celebrate Queen's Platinum Jubilee

How Stortford plans to celebrate Queen's Platinum Jubilee

How Stortford plans to celebrate Queen's Platinum Jubilee

23 June 2021

Town council sets up special group with £10,000 budget to plan events to mark 70th anniversary of Queen's succession to the throne.


Oxford dons' boycott over Rhodes statue retention

Oxford dons' boycott over Rhodes statue retention

Oxford dons' boycott over Rhodes statue retention

10 June 2021

Sculptor Antony Gormley has suggested that rather than being removed, the statue should be turned to face the wall.


Her-story: Street names to reflect women's roles in Bishop's Stortford history

Her-story: Street names to reflect women's roles in Bishop's Stortford history

Her-story: Street names to reflect women's roles in Bishop's Stortford history

08 June 2021

Town councillors said that history was most often told from a male perspective and women's contributions were overlooked.


View rarely-before-seen aerial photos of Stortford going back 100 years

View rarely-before-seen aerial photos of Stortford going back 100 years

View rarely-before-seen aerial photos of Stortford going back 100 years

31 May 2021

Britain From Above online photographic collection shows Stortford and surrounding areas in amazing detail, with some images a century old.


Historian focuses on schooldays for children in Sawbridgeworth

Historian focuses on schooldays for children in Sawbridgeworth

Historian focuses on schooldays for children in Sawbridgeworth

17 May 2021

David Short will deliver a Zoom talk highlighting how children in the 19th and 20th centuries spent their schooldays.


East Herts Council ordered to pay £83,000 costs over couple's planning battle

East Herts Council ordered to pay £83,000 costs over couple's planning battle

East Herts Council ordered to pay £83,000 costs over couple's planning battle

07 May 2021

Mike Tattum and Jane Bell challenged EHC over planning breaches by Connect Scaffolding and council's failure to use its enforcement powers.


Saffron Walden named in Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide

Saffron Walden named in Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide

Saffron Walden named in Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide

30 March 2021

The historic Uttlesford town was among the top eight areas in the East of England for a range of factors.


Hadham Park planning wrangle couple launch campaign for change

Hadham Park planning wrangle couple launch campaign for change

Hadham Park planning wrangle couple launch campaign for change

06 March 2021

Mike Tattum and Jane Bell have been wrangling with Connect Scaffolding after it expanded its operation next to their listed home off A120.


Mystery of 1840 letter to Stortford man that's surfaced in New Zealand

Mystery of 1840 letter to Stortford man that's surfaced in New Zealand

Mystery of 1840 letter to Stortford man that's surfaced in New Zealand

04 March 2021

180-year-old letter from London was addressed to businessman and father of six who lived in Bridge Street and had a lane named after him.


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