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The night the north came south: Northern Lights over Bishop’s Stortford

The night the north came south: Northern Lights over Bishop’s Stortford

The night the north came south: Northern Lights over Bishop’s Stortford

11 May 2024

Residents of the Stortford area were treated to an extraordinary celestial spectacle as Aurora Borealis made a rare appearance at the weekend.


Council to wage a robot war to crack pothole problem in Hertfordshire

Council to wage a robot war to crack pothole problem in Hertfordshire

Council to wage a robot war to crack pothole problem in Hertfordshire

07 March 2024

A pothole prevention robot, developed with Hertfordshire County Council highways engineers, has passed its first test outside a lab environment.


Sawbridgeworth pupils have a ball at ed-tech show – you Bett!

Sawbridgeworth pupils have a ball at ed-tech show – you Bett!

Sawbridgeworth pupils have a ball at ed-tech show – you Bett!

12 February 2024

Young ‘digital leaders’ from Reedings Junior School were part of the judging panel for Kids Judge Bett at Bett UK 2024 held at London’s ExCel Centre.


TV help for Stortford residents whose reception is affected by mobile upgrade

TV help for Stortford residents whose reception is affected by mobile upgrade

TV help for Stortford residents whose reception is affected by mobile upgrade

02 October 2023

There is a chance the changes will cause interference to transmissions received through an aerial such as Freeview, BT, TalkTalk and YouView.


Conference pledges East of England region’s commitment to net zero

Conference pledges East of England region’s commitment to net zero

Conference pledges East of England region’s commitment to net zero

26 September 2023

In a keynote speech Government minister Amanda Solloway stressed the issue could not be left to the next generation or future ones.


Empowering healthcare through technology: The rise of software development

Empowering healthcare through technology: The rise of software development

Empowering healthcare through technology: The rise of software development

05 July 2023

A technological paradigm shift is taking place in healthcare, with software engineering, AI and data analysis leading the charge in innovation.


Lyrid meteor shower: When and how best to watch this celestial spectacular

Lyrid meteor shower: When and how best to watch this celestial spectacular

Lyrid meteor shower: When and how best to watch this celestial spectacular

14 April 2023

The Lyrid meteor shower every April is caused by the Earth passing through the trail of debris left by the Comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher.


Amazing photos of Northern Lights in UK – and they're back on Monday

Amazing photos of Northern Lights in UK – and they're back on Monday

Amazing photos of Northern Lights in UK – and they're back on Monday

27 February 2023

Colourful pictures show Sunday's natural phenomenon as visible from the UK, with another chance to see them Monday evening, says Met Office.


Much Hadham man captures meteor on his doorbell video camera

Much Hadham man captures meteor on his doorbell video camera

Much Hadham man captures meteor on his doorbell video camera

11 January 2023

According to UK Meteor Network, it was travelling at about 23,000mph when it hit the atmosphere about 55 miles above the ground.


Top award for Birchwood teacher who has a chemistry with physics

Top award for Birchwood teacher who has a chemistry with physics

Top award for Birchwood teacher who has a chemistry with physics

08 November 2022

Thomas William-Powlett, an "outstanding" teacher with "an infectious passion" for his subject, wins award from Institute of Physics.


Bishop's Stortford High School team takes chequered flag in F1 competition

Bishop's Stortford High School team takes chequered flag in F1 competition

Bishop's Stortford High School team takes chequered flag in F1 competition

14 October 2022

Mitre Racing team on the grid for F1 in Schools STEM Challenge national final at Autosport International show at NEC after winning regional final.


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.


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