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Marson: 'Despite Christmas gloom, there are strong grounds for optimism about 2022'

Marson: 'Despite Christmas gloom, there are strong grounds for optimism about 2022'

Marson: 'Despite Christmas gloom, there are strong grounds for optimism about 2022'

21 December 2021

Julie Marson, Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford, with her final column for the Bishop's Stortford Independent in 2021.


'Being engaged with big issues is best way to find solutions for all'

'Being engaged with big issues is best way to find solutions for all'

'Being engaged with big issues is best way to find solutions for all'

26 November 2021

Bishop's Stortford's MP Julie Marson discusses COP26, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Covid booster jabs and the Gilston Park Estate in her latest column


'We're grateful experienced landscape architect is working on Old River Lane'

'We're grateful experienced landscape architect is working on Old River Lane'

'We're grateful experienced landscape architect is working on Old River Lane'

15 November 2021

East Herts Council leader Linda Haysey updates Indie on Stortford project, including new master-planning group chaired by Mehron Kirk.


'This is good news for our rivers in Hertford & Stortford'

'This is good news for our rivers in Hertford & Stortford'

'This is good news for our rivers in Hertford & Stortford'

09 November 2021

Stortford MP Julie Marson touches on the Environment Bill, COP26 and Budget and Spending Review in her fortnightly column for the Indie.


'COP26 is not an all-or-nothing situation – look for progress rather than success or failure'

'COP26 is not an all-or-nothing situation – look for progress rather than success or failure'

'COP26 is not an all-or-nothing situation – look for progress rather than success or failure'

02 November 2021

The Indie's Green Watch columnist, Bishop's Stortford Climate Group member Louise Tennekoon, writes about environmental matters...


'Pedestrian links are the delicate threads that tie big schemes into the town'

'Pedestrian links are the delicate threads that tie big schemes into the town'

'Pedestrian links are the delicate threads that tie big schemes into the town'

01 November 2021

Urban designer Yvonne Estop-Wood on the steps Solum needs to take – and the slope it needs to leave – to enhance its Goodsyard development.


Vile state of my inbox is evidence of how hostility has dehumanised MPs

Vile state of my inbox is evidence of how hostility has dehumanised MPs

Vile state of my inbox is evidence of how hostility has dehumanised MPs

26 October 2021

Stortford MP Julie Marson says Sir David Amess murder should become watershed moment in how we behave, not just in politics but society as a whole.


Five reasons to attend Stortford's own community climate talks

Five reasons to attend Stortford's own community climate talks

Five reasons to attend Stortford's own community climate talks

24 October 2021

The Indie's Green Watch correspondent Louise Tennekoon looks ahead to the Community Climate Gathering in Bishop's Stortford as COP26 approaches


'If Grange Paddocks 3G pitch misses green target it may need red card'

'If Grange Paddocks 3G pitch misses green target it may need red card'

'If Grange Paddocks 3G pitch misses green target it may need red card'

18 October 2021

Green Watch correspondent Louise Tennekoon says important environmental questions need answering on the 3G football pitch plans at Grange Paddocks


'A positive atmosphere and ambitious goals set at Conservative party conference'

'A positive atmosphere and ambitious goals set at Conservative party conference'

'A positive atmosphere and ambitious goals set at Conservative party conference'

14 October 2021

Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson on the Conservative party conference, Safer Streets Fund, Covid booster jabs and energy prices


The tree disease pandemic posing major threat to Stortford's 'green lungs'

The tree disease pandemic posing major threat to Stortford's 'green lungs'

The tree disease pandemic posing major threat to Stortford's 'green lungs'

03 October 2021

Daniel Brett, secretary of the Birchanger Wood Trust, issues a rallying cry to the community to get behind the woodland as it battles ash dieback


Stortford MP: Panic-buying queues for petrol are a 'confected crisis'

Stortford MP: Panic-buying queues for petrol are a 'confected crisis'

Stortford MP: Panic-buying queues for petrol are a 'confected crisis'

30 September 2021

Julie Marson, MP for Hertford and Stortford, on the fuel crisis, Insulate Britain and knifepoint robbery at Budgens in Sawbridgeworth


'You don’t have to knock it down to have a knockout development'

'You don’t have to knock it down to have a knockout development'

'You don’t have to knock it down to have a knockout development'

02 September 2021

Urban planner and designer Yvonne Estop-Wood, of the Old River Lane Working Group, makes the case for keeping Charringtons House.


Stortford MP 'particularly concerned about prospects for Afghan women and girls'

Stortford MP 'particularly concerned about prospects for Afghan women and girls'

Stortford MP 'particularly concerned about prospects for Afghan women and girls'

30 August 2021

Julie Marson's office working with Foreign Office and Home Office to try to help local people and their families stranded and at grave risk in Kabul


Don't go with the flow – action needed now to cut our water usage

Don't go with the flow – action needed now to cut our water usage

Don't go with the flow – action needed now to cut our water usage

30 August 2021

Green Watch columnist Louise Tennekoon's top tips to cut your water use as prospect looms of the UK's demand for water outstripping supply around 2045


'It's not enough to imagine the world we want. We must start living it, right here and now.'

'It's not enough to imagine the world we want. We must start living it, right here and now.'

'It's not enough to imagine the world we want. We must start living it, right here and now.'

20 August 2021

When world leaders meet in Glasgow to discuss the planet's future, people in Stortford can meet to talk about what we can do to change our own future.


'Losing peacetime progress in Afghanistan would be tragedy for us all'

'Losing peacetime progress in Afghanistan would be tragedy for us all'

'Losing peacetime progress in Afghanistan would be tragedy for us all'

18 August 2021

Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson on the situation in Afghanistan, A-level and GCSE results and digital connectivity


'Attempts to get back to normal are not proving straightforward'

'Attempts to get back to normal are not proving straightforward'

'Attempts to get back to normal are not proving straightforward'

16 August 2021

Parkinality columnist Julie Walker on coming to terms with the world post-lockdown


A-levels: 'Uncertainty, confusion and chaos... but also new opportunities'

A-levels: 'Uncertainty, confusion and chaos... but also new opportunities'

A-levels: 'Uncertainty, confusion and chaos... but also new opportunities'

12 August 2021

Lizzie Roberts, of Hatfield Broad Oak, achieved A*s in German, Latin and economics. Here she reflects on her experience of A-levels in the pandemic.


Supermarket recycling scheme could help us to clean up our act

Supermarket recycling scheme could help us to clean up our act

Supermarket recycling scheme could help us to clean up our act

30 July 2021

Sainsbury's has launched a new recycling scheme for flexible plastic packaging in 520 of its stores, including in Bishop's Stortford


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