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Stortford town council's £30,000 upgrade for playground

Stortford town council's £30,000 upgrade for playground

Stortford town council's £30,000 upgrade for playground

09 October 2017

Enhancing Sworder's Field is child's play for Bishop's Stortford Town Council - with a £30,000 investment in family fun.


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 teens given Acceptable Behaviour Contracts

Stortford teens given Acceptable Behaviour Contracts

Stortford teens given Acceptable Behaviour Contracts

06 October 2017

Three teens, who had been reported to the police many times for throwing items at vehicles travelling along Great Hadham Road in Bishop's Stortford, have had an intervention.


Popular Bishop's Stortford restaurant owner issues a planning appeal

Popular Bishop's Stortford restaurant owner issues a planning appeal

Popular Bishop's Stortford restaurant owner issues a planning appeal

06 October 2017

Decking, a ramp, lighting and a water feature may need to be removed from a Bishop's Stortford restaurant if a planning appeal is unsuccessful.


Stortford gran slides down Orbit after going up O2

Stortford gran slides down Orbit after going up O2

Stortford gran slides down Orbit after going up O2

06 October 2017

A grandmother of four from Bishop's Stortford has gone down the Orbit slide in London's Olympic Park to raise money for St Clare Hospice.


Why we've moved our 5k five miles down the road

Why we've moved our 5k five miles down the road

Why we've moved our 5k five miles down the road

05 October 2017

September was a transitional month for our local parkrun event. The free, timed, weekly 5k was established in the spring of 2015, calling the National Trust-owned Hatfield Forest its home. Over the course of two-and-a-half years, attendance gradually grew as more runners, joggers and walkers joined the community at the forest.


Join Stortford's Exidex group - the Experienced Individuals Ideas Exchange

Join Stortford's Exidex group - the Experienced Individuals Ideas Exchange

Join Stortford's Exidex group - the Experienced Individuals Ideas Exchange

05 October 2017

A Bishop's Stortford tearoom may seem an unlikely place to find an advisor to the government of Bhutan, but the town has a wealth of untapped talent and hidden expertise according to the founder of a new support organisation.


Writer and political pundit Owen Bennett welcomes Bishop's Stortford Independent

Writer and political pundit Owen Bennett welcomes Bishop's Stortford Independent

Writer and political pundit Owen Bennett welcomes Bishop's Stortford Independent

04 October 2017

Owen Bennett is deputy political editor of HuffPost UK and a regular pundit on television and radio after joining the Parliamentary Lobby in 2014.


Herts police driving ahead in the fight against hate crime

Herts police driving ahead in the fight against hate crime

Herts police driving ahead in the fight against hate crime

04 October 2017

A rainbow-themed patrol car is highlighting Herts Constabulary's work to tackle hate crime in the county.


Charity cash is the icing on the cake for Stortford's mayor

Charity cash is the icing on the cake for Stortford's mayor

Charity cash is the icing on the cake for Stortford's mayor

03 October 2017

Fund-raising for a raft of local and larger charities is the aim of Bishop's Stortford mayor Colin Woodward, who is now almost half-way through his year in office.


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