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Jet Zero: Stansted Airport's five pledges for a more sustainable future

Jet Zero: Stansted Airport's five pledges for a more sustainable future

Jet Zero: Stansted Airport's five pledges for a more sustainable future

22 July 2022

Stansted Airport has welcomed the launch of the Government's Jet Zero Strategy and unveiled its own green agenda.


Strawberry Supermoon to delight skygazers – and here's when to see it

Strawberry Supermoon to delight skygazers – and here's when to see it

Strawberry Supermoon to delight skygazers – and here's when to see it

14 June 2022

Stargazers are gearing up to capture June's Stawberry Supermoon – and here's how and when you can see it from Tuesday (June 14).


Wickham Hall solar farm plan revised in bid to get green light

Wickham Hall solar farm plan revised in bid to get green light

Wickham Hall solar farm plan revised in bid to get green light

01 June 2022

While company is taking legal advice about an appeal against Uttlesford council's refusal, it says scheme is still viable using just East Herts land.


Wickham Hall solar farm: There's a bigger picture at stake than the view

Wickham Hall solar farm: There's a bigger picture at stake than the view

Wickham Hall solar farm: There's a bigger picture at stake than the view

23 May 2022

Andrew Urquhart, of Bishop’s Stortford Climate Group, on why East Herts Council must give permission for the solar farm on the outskirts of the town.


Water great event! River Day in Sawbridgeworth an 'eye opener'

Water great event! River Day in Sawbridgeworth an 'eye opener'

Water great event! River Day in Sawbridgeworth an 'eye opener'

23 May 2022

Visitors enjoyed trips along the Stort, a free paddle in a kayak and the chance to examine some fascinating finds in the bio-zone tent.


New Year Honour for Stortford woman who enabled start of UK's Covid vaccination programme

New Year Honour for Stortford woman who enabled start of UK's Covid vaccination programme

New Year Honour for Stortford woman who enabled start of UK's Covid vaccination programme

31 December 2021

Dr June Raine named a dame along with actresses Joanna Lumley and Vanessa Redgrave, and record Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Laura Kenny.


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.


Get tips on saving energy at Sustainable Sawbridgeworth stall in Bell Street

Get tips on saving energy at Sustainable Sawbridgeworth stall in Bell Street

Get tips on saving energy at Sustainable Sawbridgeworth stall in Bell Street

15 October 2021

Sustainable Sawbridgeworth will be hosting the stall as part of its focus on the COP26 international climate change conference.


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.


Take a walk on the wild side and join biodiversity project

Take a walk on the wild side and join biodiversity project

Take a walk on the wild side and join biodiversity project

11 September 2021

Sawbo project follows extensive eco-audit of natural habitats by Bob Reed, chairman of Friends of Pishiobury Park.


Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' space flight – by Stortford's Mister World

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' space flight – by Stortford's Mister World

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' space flight – by Stortford's Mister World

20 July 2021

Aerospace engineer Jack Heslewood, an ex-pupil of Manor Fields and St Mary's, writes about Tuesday's historic New Shepard rocket ship mission.


When to see the partial solar eclipse over Herts and Essex on Thursday

When to see the partial solar eclipse over Herts and Essex on Thursday

When to see the partial solar eclipse over Herts and Essex on Thursday

09 June 2021

People in Hertfordshire and Essex will be able to see a partial eclipse of the Sun on June 10 – their last opportunity for 16 months.


Have your say on Wickham Hall solar farm plans

Have your say on Wickham Hall solar farm plans

Have your say on Wickham Hall solar farm plans

09 June 2021

Public consultation begins on plans for solar farm the size of around 200 football pitches on the outskirts of Bishop's Stortford.


Stortford councillor resigns for CERN research role

Stortford councillor resigns for CERN research role

Stortford councillor resigns for CERN research role

16 March 2021

Lib Dem Dr Louie Corpe has quit his seats on East Herts district and Stortford town councils to relocate to Geneva for work.


Oxfam condemns Uttlesford's £35m deal with US arms company that helped to land Mars rover

Oxfam condemns Uttlesford's £35m deal with US arms company that helped to land Mars rover

Oxfam condemns Uttlesford's £35m deal with US arms company that helped to land Mars rover

23 February 2021

Council's controversial 'funding partner' deal for new UK HQ for American space and defence firm 'pivotal' in landing rover Perserverance.


Covid-19 testing takes off for Stansted Airport passengers

Covid-19 testing takes off for Stansted Airport passengers

Covid-19 testing takes off for Stansted Airport passengers

03 December 2020

Full range of tests in main terminal comes in the week Government lifted international travel ban at end of lockdown.


Stansted Airport's 'zero carbon emissions' flight goal for 2035

Stansted Airport's 'zero carbon emissions' flight goal for 2035

Stansted Airport's 'zero carbon emissions' flight goal for 2035

29 November 2020

Manchester Airports Group launches competition for airlines to be first to operate carbon-free commercial flight from one of its airports.


The best way to see the Perseid meteor shower over Bishop's Stortford tonight

The best way to see the Perseid meteor shower over Bishop's Stortford tonight

The best way to see the Perseid meteor shower over Bishop's Stortford tonight

12 August 2020

With clear skies and a warm night forecast, David James says all you need to know are where to look and when to see nature's firework show.


Takeley's Roseacres Primary wins top science award

Takeley's Roseacres Primary wins top science award

Takeley's Roseacres Primary wins top science award

25 July 2020

160 schools around the country were awarded the mark, but Roseacres was one of only 38 to achieve gilt standard.


Stansted resident's superb picture of comet blazing across village's night sky

Stansted resident's superb picture of comet blazing across village's night sky

Stansted resident's superb picture of comet blazing across village's night sky

14 July 2020

Keen astronomer David Taub headed out late at night to photograph Comet NEOWISE and captured in a shot with Stansted's iconic windmill.


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