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Wife and daughters open their hearts in tribute to Stortford Covid-19 victim John Johnson-Cook

Wife and daughters open their hearts in tribute to Stortford Covid-19 victim John Johnson-Cook

Wife and daughters open their hearts in tribute to Stortford Covid-19 victim John Johnson-Cook

24 April 2020

Husband, father and grandfather, retired dentist and Water Lane Theatre Company stalwart JJC dies aged 70 in hospital in the county where he grew up.


Family's heartfelt tribute to marvellous Monte, 'who lit up every room she entered'

Family's heartfelt tribute to marvellous Monte, 'who lit up every room she entered'

Family's heartfelt tribute to marvellous Monte, 'who lit up every room she entered'

07 April 2020

Homage to Monte Salmeron, Sawbridgeworth resident of 50 years, Hailey Centre volunteer and 'social butterfly', who has died aged 84.


School mourns death of librarian immortalised by Radio 1 DJ Greg James

School mourns death of librarian immortalised by Radio 1 DJ Greg James

School mourns death of librarian immortalised by Radio 1 DJ Greg James

20 March 2020

It is understood that Mrs Fletcher's husband Melvyn was seriously ill and has since passed away too, unaware of his wife's death.


Service to celebrate life of man who left his mark on Stortford's high street

Service to celebrate life of man who left his mark on Stortford's high street

Service to celebrate life of man who left his mark on Stortford's high street

08 March 2020

Chris Machin, who ran Outdoorwear for almost 40 years, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the age of 78.


Death at 102 of major who fought the Japanese in the Second World War

Death at 102 of major who fought the Japanese in the Second World War

Death at 102 of major who fought the Japanese in the Second World War

25 January 2020

Ron Etherington gave up the chance of a career as a professional footballer to join the armed forces, and went on to serve his country and community.


Son's tribute to father whose wartime experience as evacuee shaped his support for child refugees and orphans

Son's tribute to father whose wartime experience as evacuee shaped his support for child refugees and orphans

Son's tribute to father whose wartime experience as evacuee shaped his support for child refugees and orphans

14 January 2020

Funeral to take place of Paul Chambury, who travelled the world in his job and made Stortford golf club the centre of his own world in retirement.


Councillors consider memorials to Stortford ex-mayors who died four weeks apart

Councillors consider memorials to Stortford ex-mayors who died four weeks apart

Councillors consider memorials to Stortford ex-mayors who died four weeks apart

12 January 2020

Town council members held two-minute silence for their Liberal Democrat colleague, Mike Wood, and his fellow former mayor, Conservative Bernard Engel.


Family and friends bid farewell to former Stortford mayor Bernard Engel

Family and friends bid farewell to former Stortford mayor Bernard Engel

Family and friends bid farewell to former Stortford mayor Bernard Engel

11 December 2019

Readings at his Methodist Church funeral by granddaughter Ruth and by current mayor Cllr Norma Symonds reflected his passion for the scriptures.


The former mayor of Stortford who got engaged to his wife of 56 years on their first date

The former mayor of Stortford who got engaged to his wife of 56 years on their first date

The former mayor of Stortford who got engaged to his wife of 56 years on their first date

08 December 2019

Bernard Engel MBE, who served his country, church, community and family, has died at home in Bishop's Stortford, aged 92, after a short illness.


Final farewell to 'Mr Stortford': Funeral of councillor and former mayor Mike Wood

Final farewell to 'Mr Stortford': Funeral of councillor and former mayor Mike Wood

Final farewell to 'Mr Stortford': Funeral of councillor and former mayor Mike Wood

19 November 2019

As well as family and friends, those assembled at the service at St Michael's Church reflected his impact on, and involvement in, Bishop's Stortford.


Tributes to 'inspiring, charismatic and knowledgeable' Cllr Mike Wood

Tributes to 'inspiring, charismatic and knowledgeable' Cllr Mike Wood

Tributes to 'inspiring, charismatic and knowledgeable' Cllr Mike Wood

26 October 2019

Lib Dem Cllr Mike Wood was thrilled to be re-elected to his beloved All Saints ward in May this year, at the age of 74.


Stalwart of village life in Hatfield Heath dies in St Clare Hospice

Stalwart of village life in Hatfield Heath dies in St Clare Hospice

Stalwart of village life in Hatfield Heath dies in St Clare Hospice

27 August 2019

Richard Barnett was cricket club president and involved in the church, gardening club, village hall committee and a volunteer at Hatfield Forest


Broken-hearted girlfriend in moving tribute to man, 25, killed in Hatfield Heath crash: 'I still expect you to just text me and say you're outside'

Broken-hearted girlfriend in moving tribute to man, 25, killed in Hatfield Heath crash: 'I still expect you to just text me and say you're outside'

Broken-hearted girlfriend in moving tribute to man, 25, killed in Hatfield Heath crash: 'I still expect you to just text me and say you're outside'

20 August 2019

Matthew Richardson, from North Weald, died from his injuries after the incident on the A1060 Chelmsford Road late at night on Thursday August 8


Son pays tribute to 'truly remarkable' retired Stortford school teacher

Son pays tribute to 'truly remarkable' retired Stortford school teacher

Son pays tribute to 'truly remarkable' retired Stortford school teacher

18 June 2019

Anne Dudson, who taught at St Joseph's from the early 1970s until she retired in 2000, died in St Clare Hospice, aged 79


Family pays tribute after death of civil engineering boss who settled in Stortford

Family pays tribute after death of civil engineering boss who settled in Stortford

Family pays tribute after death of civil engineering boss who settled in Stortford

01 May 2019

Eugene Corr was one of seven children brought up in a poor farming family in rural Ireland.


Former Bishop's Stortford High School headteacher Ian Shaw dies at 83

Former Bishop's Stortford High School headteacher Ian Shaw dies at 83

Former Bishop's Stortford High School headteacher Ian Shaw dies at 83

26 March 2019

He was head of the London Road secondary from 1980 to 1998 and is credited with “creating an ethos which has transcended time”


Former chief reporter on Bishop's Stortford newspaper dies at 93

Former chief reporter on Bishop's Stortford newspaper dies at 93

Former chief reporter on Bishop's Stortford newspaper dies at 93

25 February 2019

The funeral of 93-year-old Frank Walsh, who played an active part in community life in Hatfield Heath, takes place on Friday (Mar 1).


Death of Stortford political firebrand, footpaths champion and real ale fanatic

Death of Stortford political firebrand, footpaths champion and real ale fanatic

Death of Stortford political firebrand, footpaths champion and real ale fanatic

30 January 2019

Communist Party member-turned-Labour stalwart Phil Tripp was chairman of the town's footpaths association and a vice president of the swimming club


Families facing Christmas without loved ones come together in Stortford

Families facing Christmas without loved ones come together in Stortford

Families facing Christmas without loved ones come together in Stortford

20 December 2018

Funeral director Daniel Robinson and Sons organises annual service to commemorate those who have passed away


Owner's poignant tribute following death of former Herts fire investigation dog CC

Owner's poignant tribute following death of former Herts fire investigation dog CC

Owner's poignant tribute following death of former Herts fire investigation dog CC

19 September 2018

Hertfordshire's much-loved former fire investigation dog, CC, has died.


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