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RSPCA and police probe discovery of mutilated muntjac hanging in tree

RSPCA and police probe discovery of mutilated muntjac hanging in tree

RSPCA and police probe discovery of mutilated muntjac hanging in tree

25 May 2021

Woman came across "creepy" and "sickening sight" while walking her dog at the historic Rivers orchard in Sawbridgeworth.


Uncle Funk full of beans at having new coffee flavour named after him

Uncle Funk full of beans at having new coffee flavour named after him

Uncle Funk full of beans at having new coffee flavour named after him

13 May 2021

Artisan coffee company Funky Flamingo names limited-edition flavour after Uncle Funk's Disco Inferno founder and frontman.


Sweet pup from Stortford named Pudding to lead St Clare's Winter Walkies

Sweet pup from Stortford named Pudding to lead St Clare's Winter Walkies

Sweet pup from Stortford named Pudding to lead St Clare's Winter Walkies

03 May 2021

Shetland sheepdog named hospice charity's Cutest Canine after winning its Facebook and Instagram photo competition.


Maisie returns after a year away to extend paw of friendship at care home

Maisie returns after a year away to extend paw of friendship at care home

Maisie returns after a year away to extend paw of friendship at care home

29 April 2021

The schnoodle had been absent due to coronavirus restrictions, but has resumed pooch pal duties at Stansted's Mountfitchet House.


Artists want to brighten steps in town centre with Mary Poppins scene

Artists want to brighten steps in town centre with Mary Poppins scene

Artists want to brighten steps in town centre with Mary Poppins scene

28 April 2021

Carlo Simula of The Goldbrush art trio has created a digital image of how the stone steps between Market Square and Devoils Lane could look.


When the Heath doubled as Wembley 1966 – complete with Geoff Hurst, German goalie and World Cup final ball

When the Heath doubled as Wembley 1966 – complete with Geoff Hurst, German goalie and World Cup final ball

When the Heath doubled as Wembley 1966 – complete with Geoff Hurst, German goalie and World Cup final ball

28 April 2021

Andy Lines recalls the day when one of the most controversial incidents in sporting history was re-enacted 30 years later – in Hatfield Heath.


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.


Tank's a lot! Birchwood boy's 13,000-piece K'Nex model is a world record holder

Tank's a lot! Birchwood boy's 13,000-piece K'Nex model is a world record holder

Tank's a lot! Birchwood boy's 13,000-piece K'Nex model is a world record holder

14 April 2021

William Rose, 16, spent a year building the world's largest moving vehicle, a 4.2m (13ft 9in) long tank, out of construction toy K'Nex.


How Willow the rescue hound turned autistic Matilda's life around

How Willow the rescue hound turned autistic Matilda's life around

How Willow the rescue hound turned autistic Matilda's life around

29 March 2021

The 7-year-old Sawbridgeworth girl had an “indescribable, irrational and seemingly perpetual fear of all dogs”.


Mystery of 1840 letter to Stortford man that's surfaced in New Zealand

Mystery of 1840 letter to Stortford man that's surfaced in New Zealand

Mystery of 1840 letter to Stortford man that's surfaced in New Zealand

04 March 2021

180-year-old letter from London was addressed to businessman and father of six who lived in Bridge Street and had a lane named after him.


For sale: Picasso 'wedding present' doodle acquired by Stortford businessman

For sale: Picasso 'wedding present' doodle acquired by Stortford businessman

For sale: Picasso 'wedding present' doodle acquired by Stortford businessman

26 February 2021

Famous Spanish painter was 73 when he did the crayon drawing as a gift for his 19-year-old former muse and her fiancé in 1956.


Windhill21 presents window of opportunity for Stortford to 'Share the Love'

Windhill21 presents window of opportunity for Stortford to 'Share the Love'

Windhill21 presents window of opportunity for Stortford to 'Share the Love'

11 February 2021

Windhill School Association wants residents to display colourful hearts in their homes to spread joy in time for Valentine's Day on Sunday.


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.


Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

15 January 2021

Jeremy Goldsmith was offered the animatronic prop used in the Steven Spielberg blockbuster for his House on the Hill Toy Museum.


Parents' grateful for help after son falls in icy lake at Southern Country Park

Parents' grateful for help after son falls in icy lake at Southern Country Park

Parents' grateful for help after son falls in icy lake at Southern Country Park

15 January 2021

When six-year-old Hillmead pupil Henry Fisk fell in the water, kind-hearted bystanders were quick to offer help.


Christmas Carole: Town criers plan to guide Santa to Stortford on Christmas Eve

Christmas Carole: Town criers plan to guide Santa to Stortford on Christmas Eve

Christmas Carole: Town criers plan to guide Santa to Stortford on Christmas Eve

20 December 2020

On December 24, residents are urged to ring bells and shine torches into the sky to help Father Christmas find his way.


Charlie Chaplin mural evokes memories of star's family link to Stortford

Charlie Chaplin mural evokes memories of star's family link to Stortford

Charlie Chaplin mural evokes memories of star's family link to Stortford

30 November 2020

Artwork featuring legendary silent movie star in a Covid mask appeared overnight on an alleyway wall next to WHSmith.


Ex-straw-dinary! Hillmead Primary School scarecrow festival in pictures

Ex-straw-dinary! Hillmead Primary School scarecrow festival in pictures

Ex-straw-dinary! Hillmead Primary School scarecrow festival in pictures

23 November 2020

Five class acts were crowned worthy winners at the Bishop's Park school's first-ever fundraising scarecrow festival.


Care home residents get their teeth into a jelly good Hallowe'en party!

Care home residents get their teeth into a jelly good Hallowe'en party!

Care home residents get their teeth into a jelly good Hallowe'en party!

06 November 2020

Residents at Bupa's Premier Court in Bishop's Stortford donned fancy dress and carved pumpkins in readiness for a party thrown by staff.


How community spirit in lockdown gave rise to village scarecrow festival

How community spirit in lockdown gave rise to village scarecrow festival

How community spirit in lockdown gave rise to village scarecrow festival

30 October 2020

Donald Trump, Capt Sir Tom Moore and Dorothy from Wizard of Oz joined by pumpkin-headed family, witch and ghoulish police officer.


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