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Local history society talk on fight to 'Save the People's Forest'

Local history society talk on fight to 'Save the People's Forest'

Local history society talk on fight to 'Save the People's Forest'

21 November 2021

Talk by Mark Gorman to Sawbridgeworth Local History Society on Thursday evening (Nov 25) focuses on Epping Forest.


How to see this week's Leonids meteor shower and partial lunar eclipse

How to see this week's Leonids meteor shower and partial lunar eclipse

How to see this week's Leonids meteor shower and partial lunar eclipse

15 November 2021

It's a busy week in the stargazing calendar with two big events happening in the skies above the UK.


Developer 'on track' to reopen 'obliterated' footpaths at St James Park

Developer 'on track' to reopen 'obliterated' footpaths at St James Park

Developer 'on track' to reopen 'obliterated' footpaths at St James Park

29 October 2021

Hertfordshire County Council said if the November 2 deadline to reinstate Footpaths 1 and 3 was not met, Countryside could have faced prosecution.


Plucky pheasant gives staff the runaround in greetings card shop

Plucky pheasant gives staff the runaround in greetings card shop

Plucky pheasant gives staff the runaround in greetings card shop

11 October 2021

There was panic and amusement when the pheasant ran riot, but bird expert Dudley Simpson was on hand to come to the rescue.


Insight into ‘amazing’ wildlife on the doorstep in Sawbridgeworth

Insight into ‘amazing’ wildlife on the doorstep in Sawbridgeworth

Insight into ‘amazing’ wildlife on the doorstep in Sawbridgeworth

08 October 2021

Friends of Pishiobury Park chairman Bob Reed's thought-provoking webinar launched town's Citizen Science project.


‘Happy band’ despite the rain get picking for orchard's Apple Day

‘Happy band’ despite the rain get picking for orchard's Apple Day

‘Happy band’ despite the rain get picking for orchard's Apple Day

04 October 2021

The Rivers Heritage Site and Orchard's annual event was postponed last year due to the pandemic but returned with a bang.


Male deer in search of mates pose threat to motorists in Herts

Male deer in search of mates pose threat to motorists in Herts

Male deer in search of mates pose threat to motorists in Herts

24 September 2021

The most common time for males to roam is at dawn and dusk, which in October coincides with morning and evening rush hours.


Hunt for Shiva the missing goshawk near Stortford

Hunt for Shiva the missing goshawk near Stortford

Hunt for Shiva the missing goshawk near Stortford

24 September 2021

Owner says she is likely to be within half a mile of Esso garage at Start Hill and signs of her presence will be the reaction of other birds.


Take a walk on the wild side with Stort Valley RSPB group

Take a walk on the wild side with Stort Valley RSPB group

Take a walk on the wild side with Stort Valley RSPB group

22 September 2021

Stort Valley RSPB group to resume programme of weekend and midweek walks and indoor meetings in Bishop's Stortford.


Firefighters rescue driver stranded in 'stream' along country lane

Firefighters rescue driver stranded in 'stream' along country lane

Firefighters rescue driver stranded in 'stream' along country lane

06 September 2021

Crews from Bishop's Stortford were called to Furneux Pelham on sunny Sunday evening to free a motorist from his car.


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.


Stansted in Bloom contest flourishes in pandemic

Stansted in Bloom contest flourishes in pandemic

Stansted in Bloom contest flourishes in pandemic

09 August 2021

2021 competition attracted record entries as villagers used the extra time at home to get their gardens and outdoor spaces looking good.


St James' Park developer under fire for felled trees and 'obliterated' footpaths

St James' Park developer under fire for felled trees and 'obliterated' footpaths

St James' Park developer under fire for felled trees and 'obliterated' footpaths

09 August 2021

Resident Bill Hardy accused Bishop's Stortford South developer Countryside of chopping down two mature oaks and two ashes.


Delve into nature at Thorley Wash with Wild Child project

Delve into nature at Thorley Wash with Wild Child project

Delve into nature at Thorley Wash with Wild Child project

28 July 2021

Wildlife trust's scheme aims to help families connect with their local flora and fauna through fun and easy-to-use online resources.


Sawbridgeworth's little band of litter battle heroes are pick of the pickers

Sawbridgeworth's little band of litter battle heroes are pick of the pickers

Sawbridgeworth's little band of litter battle heroes are pick of the pickers

16 July 2021

The fabulous foursome can be seen most Saturdays armed with litter pickers and bin bags supplied by the Tidy Up Sawbridgeworth group.


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.


Fury as motorbike riders destroy bluebells in ancient Stortford woodland

Fury as motorbike riders destroy bluebells in ancient Stortford woodland

Fury as motorbike riders destroy bluebells in ancient Stortford woodland

13 May 2021

Landowner and farmer Tom Streeter furious as Indie breaks news to him of damage to wood near Rushy Mead Nature Reserve.


Appeal for volunteers to help plant 'wet woodland' at Northgate End

Appeal for volunteers to help plant 'wet woodland' at Northgate End

Appeal for volunteers to help plant 'wet woodland' at Northgate End

13 May 2021

The new wildlife haven is next to the site of the council's multi-storey car park and four-storey building housing businesses and 15 flats.


Power company acts swiftly to help house African migrants at village hall

Power company acts swiftly to help house African migrants at village hall

Power company acts swiftly to help house African migrants at village hall

01 May 2021

A team from UK Power Networks used a cherry picker to position nesting boxes in Albury for six pairs of swifts returning from Africa.


Warning over barbecues after tree burned in park blaze

Warning over barbecues after tree burned in park blaze

Warning over barbecues after tree burned in park blaze

01 May 2021

A crew from Sawbridgeworth fire station attended the blaze in Newton Drive to find a small tree “well alight”.


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