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Oh deer! Buck rescued after being caught in Army camouflage netting

Oh deer! Buck rescued after being caught in Army camouflage netting

Oh deer! Buck rescued after being caught in Army camouflage netting

30 April 2021

RSPCA officers were called to the training ground at Carver Barracks, near Saffron Walden, after a deer's antlers got caught in netting.


Vote wisely on May 6 – it's the most potent lever you have to fight climate crisis

Vote wisely on May 6 – it's the most potent lever you have to fight climate crisis

Vote wisely on May 6 – it's the most potent lever you have to fight climate crisis

29 April 2021

Indie GreenWatch columnist Louise Tennekoon: "I am not arguing against development. I’m arguing for thoughtful custodianship of nature."


River rats force Stortford's Wetherspoon pub to shut for two days after lockdown

River rats force Stortford's Wetherspoon pub to shut for two days after lockdown

River rats force Stortford's Wetherspoon pub to shut for two days after lockdown

22 April 2021

Takeaway food litterbugs blamed as Port Jackson has to close and install measures just 48 hours into post-lockdown period.


Young Hattie cooks up a bake and run fundraiser for endangered wildlife

Young Hattie cooks up a bake and run fundraiser for endangered wildlife

Young Hattie cooks up a bake and run fundraiser for endangered wildlife

17 April 2021

7-year-old Manor Fields pupil Hattie Webber held a bake sale and ran 5k after hearing of the fate of the white rhino and African elephants.


RSPCA's appeal to public in bid to save animals from litter harm

RSPCA's appeal to public in bid to save animals from litter harm

RSPCA's appeal to public in bid to save animals from litter harm

30 March 2021

Figures from the animal protection charity show its officers were called to 72 litter incidents in Hertfordshire in 2020.


Action to be taken to rid Stansted pond of invasive pink weed

Action to be taken to rid Stansted pond of invasive pink weed

Action to be taken to rid Stansted pond of invasive pink weed

19 March 2021

Azolla filiculoides is "most invasive non-native weed species in UK" which can double in size every two hours if conditions are suitable.


Wading into the issue of why the weir at Grange Paddocks has to go

Wading into the issue of why the weir at Grange Paddocks has to go

Wading into the issue of why the weir at Grange Paddocks has to go

26 February 2021

With plans to remove the weir on the River Stort at Grange Paddocks concerning residents, Jono Forgham explains the reasons behind it.


'I've got a bone to ice pick with you' – your fab animal snow photos

'I've got a bone to ice pick with you' – your fab animal snow photos

'I've got a bone to ice pick with you' – your fab animal snow photos

13 February 2021

A selection of 24 pictures featuring all creatures great and small, from robins to horses and including a husky, a fluffy cat and a flying schnauzer.


Grange Paddocks weir to be removed as part of river conservation plans

Grange Paddocks weir to be removed as part of river conservation plans

Grange Paddocks weir to be removed as part of river conservation plans

13 February 2021

Removal will let river upstream return to its natural state with clear, flowing water and could see reintroduction of species like water voles.


No ducking the issue for bird's saviours

No ducking the issue for bird's saviours

No ducking the issue for bird's saviours

07 February 2021

Hedgehog rescue expert Lynne Garner spotted the female mallard stuck and injured on the lake at Southern Country Park.


Quad bikes and drones being used as police target new missile throwing menace

Quad bikes and drones being used as police target new missile throwing menace

Quad bikes and drones being used as police target new missile throwing menace

19 January 2021

Hertfordshire police say although there had been a reduction in incidents they have begun to rise again over the past couple of weeks.


Picture special: Mother Nature at Father Christmas time in the Stortford area

Picture special: Mother Nature at Father Christmas time in the Stortford area

Picture special: Mother Nature at Father Christmas time in the Stortford area

28 December 2020

A gallery of 18 photos taken by members of the Stortford Nature Facebook group in a five-mile radius of Bishop's Stortford over Christmas.


Nigel’s Facebook photos fans snap up Sawbo calendar idea

Nigel’s Facebook photos fans snap up Sawbo calendar idea

Nigel’s Facebook photos fans snap up Sawbo calendar idea

04 December 2020

Nigel Blake has responded to requests for his photos taken by the River Stort and in Pishiobury Park to be available in a calendar.


How the man who pilots Stansted Airport's green agenda is branching out

How the man who pilots Stansted Airport's green agenda is branching out

How the man who pilots Stansted Airport's green agenda is branching out

28 November 2020

Award-winning environment manager Martin Churley is passionate about sustainability and now his brief includes Manchester and East Midlands.


Seven-year hitch? Park friends' frustration over nature reserve bid

Seven-year hitch? Park friends' frustration over nature reserve bid

Seven-year hitch? Park friends' frustration over nature reserve bid

13 November 2020

Pishiobury Park friends group chairman Bob Reed revealed an application for Local Nature Reserve status had been made in 2013.


Use Birchanger Wood to get the app-titude to be the next David Attenborough

Use Birchanger Wood to get the app-titude to be the next David Attenborough

Use Birchanger Wood to get the app-titude to be the next David Attenborough

18 October 2020

Stortford woodland's trustees encouraging people to use smart phone apps to identify trees, plants, birds, insect and fungi.


Stunned barn owl revives after clash with Ryanair plane at Stansted

Stunned barn owl revives after clash with Ryanair plane at Stansted

Stunned barn owl revives after clash with Ryanair plane at Stansted

15 October 2020

An airfield ranger was alerted to a possible bird strike and, when he inspected the runway, found what he thought was the lifeless body of an owl.


Town councillors split over tree felling as part of multi-storey project

Town councillors split over tree felling as part of multi-storey project

Town councillors split over tree felling as part of multi-storey project

28 September 2020

Plans to enhance scrubland were imposed on East Herts Council by Environment Agency as part of planning consent for Northgate End car park.


Bull's eye! French breed's arrival at Fullers End Farm causes a stir among villagers

Bull's eye! French breed's arrival at Fullers End Farm causes a stir among villagers

Bull's eye! French breed's arrival at Fullers End Farm causes a stir among villagers

25 August 2020

Five-year-old Parthenaise on loan to Elsenham farmer Nick Herbert is spending six weeks with 30 cows.


Panda-demic! 9-year-old neighbours sell cakes to help save giant pandas

Panda-demic! 9-year-old neighbours sell cakes to help save giant pandas

Panda-demic! 9-year-old neighbours sell cakes to help save giant pandas

24 August 2020

James Allen and Isabelle James raised £252 to help Edinburgh Zoo's work with giant panda captive breeding programme.


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