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Lots of drama as Miriam marks 10 Stagecoach years

Lots of drama as Miriam marks 10 Stagecoach years

Lots of drama as Miriam marks 10 Stagecoach years

26 October 2019

A drama teacher who set up Stagecoach Bishop's Stortford six years ago has celebrated her tenth anniversary as the institution's principal.


Do 'Waitrose tractors' drive opponents green for the environment – or just green with envy?

Do 'Waitrose tractors' drive opponents green for the environment – or just green with envy?

Do 'Waitrose tractors' drive opponents green for the environment – or just green with envy?

20 October 2019

Chas Gill visited the Waitrose and Aldi car parks in Bishop's Stortford to count 4x4s – and his finding might surprise you.


Soulsters sing the praises of their friendly community choir family

Soulsters sing the praises of their friendly community choir family

Soulsters sing the praises of their friendly community choir family

15 September 2019

The Herts & Soul Community Choir is warming up for its next concert at Rhodes Arts Complex later this month


How we can demand less from our planet and more from our leaders

How we can demand less from our planet and more from our leaders

How we can demand less from our planet and more from our leaders

24 August 2019

2019's Earth Overshoot Day – the date by which we used the resources our planet can generate in a year – was July 29. In 1970 it was December 29.


The cake-aholic with a lot on his plate: To lose 10kg (22lb) in 3 months

The cake-aholic with a lot on his plate: To lose 10kg (22lb) in 3 months

The cake-aholic with a lot on his plate: To lose 10kg (22lb) in 3 months

13 August 2019

Indie editor Paul Winspear embarks on a 13-week weight loss challenge with MW Fitness with the aim of showing that if he can do it, then anyone can...


Refill your boots! Eat17 leads Stortford high street in war on packaging

Refill your boots! Eat17 leads Stortford high street in war on packaging

Refill your boots! Eat17 leads Stortford high street in war on packaging

28 July 2019

The Indie's GreenWatch columnist, Louise Tennekoon, writes about the global environment from a local perspective


Councillor's piano wine bar plan to ‘assist regeneration’ in Sawbridgeworth

Councillor's piano wine bar plan to ‘assist regeneration’ in Sawbridgeworth

Councillor's piano wine bar plan to ‘assist regeneration’ in Sawbridgeworth

21 July 2019

Newly-elected Steve Jones wants to open the venture in the vacant former bridal boutique Mariposa


My 5-point beginners' guide to cutting plastic – and your shopping bills

My 5-point beginners' guide to cutting plastic – and your shopping bills

My 5-point beginners' guide to cutting plastic – and your shopping bills

15 July 2019

The Indie's GreenWatch correspondent, Louise Tennekoon, writes about the global environment from a local perspective


Diamond celebration for flower club that started in an old Stortford pub

Diamond celebration for flower club that started in an old Stortford pub

Diamond celebration for flower club that started in an old Stortford pub

06 June 2019

Herts & Essex Boundary Flower Club displayed photo albums, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings to evoke nostalgic memories


Food festivals: Putting the kitsch in kitchen

Food festivals: Putting the kitsch in kitchen

Food festivals: Putting the kitsch in kitchen

01 June 2019

Indie food writer and former TV MasterChef finalist Saira Hamilton on the ingredients that make for a tasty food festival


Slimming World consultant from Stortford enjoys brush with TV celebrity

Slimming World consultant from Stortford enjoys brush with TV celebrity

Slimming World consultant from Stortford enjoys brush with TV celebrity

28 December 2018

Karen Crouch, who runs classes in Stansted and Elsenham, met Rylan Clark-Neal at the Slimming World Awards


Stortford and Stansted group's debut real ale and craft gin festival slips down a treat

Stortford and Stansted group's debut real ale and craft gin festival slips down a treat

Stortford and Stansted group's debut real ale and craft gin festival slips down a treat

07 September 2018

Around 250 festivalgoers poured into Bishop's Stortford and Stansted Round Table's celebration of alcohol event.


Model railway buffs chuffed with displays

Model railway buffs chuffed with displays

Model railway buffs chuffed with displays

25 August 2018

More than 500 model railway enthusiasts flocked to Birchwood High School for Bishop's Stortford Railway Society's annual exhibition.


Dancers have got fundraising ideas firmly in the bag

Dancers have got fundraising ideas firmly in the bag

Dancers have got fundraising ideas firmly in the bag

06 June 2018

Graham School of Dance's talented youngsters will be fundraising for their trip to the Dance World Cup later this month by lending a helping hand at the checkouts in Sainsbury's.


Stortford choir set for debut flash mob performance at wedding

Stortford choir set for debut flash mob performance at wedding

Stortford choir set for debut flash mob performance at wedding

19 May 2018

Love is in the air and not just for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.


Herts and Soul Choir sings the 60s and 70s

Herts and Soul Choir sings the 60s and 70s

Herts and Soul Choir sings the 60s and 70s

19 April 2018

Billed as 'the choir that rocks the community', Bishop's Stortford's popular Herts and Soul Community Choir will be turning back the musical clock this Sunday with a concert celebrating the best hits from the Swinging Sixties and Sizzling Seventies.


Good causes get £1.8k boost after Rotary quiz night

Good causes get £1.8k boost after Rotary quiz night

Good causes get £1.8k boost after Rotary quiz night

06 April 2018

More than £1,800 was raised for charity at Stort Valley Rotary Club's quiz night.


Harley enthusiast organising mass ride for dying woman's bucket list

Harley enthusiast organising mass ride for dying woman's bucket list

Harley enthusiast organising mass ride for dying woman's bucket list

02 April 2018

A Bishop's Stortford dad is organising a mass Harley Davidson ride-out to allow a dying woman he has never met to tick the event off her bucket list.


Panto in memory of 'guiding light'

Panto in memory of 'guiding light'

Panto in memory of 'guiding light'

24 January 2018

Little Hallingbury Panto Group is celebrating its 35th year by bringing a classic to the stage this week.


St Michael's Mead foursome make history in reaching top

St Michael's Mead foursome make history in reaching top

St Michael's Mead foursome make history in reaching top

22 November 2017

Four teenagers have become the first Guides in their Bishop's Stortford unit to achieve the highest accolade that can be awarded to Girl Guides.


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