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Stortford’s high street is unique – and we need to embrace that

Stortford’s high street is unique – and we need to embrace that

Stortford’s high street is unique – and we need to embrace that

27 March 2024

A regular column for the Indie by Bishop’s Stortford Business Improvement District chairman and interim manager Karen Burton.


‘Stortford’s restaurant and café scene is driving foot traffic to our retailers’

‘Stortford’s restaurant and café scene is driving foot traffic to our retailers’

‘Stortford’s restaurant and café scene is driving foot traffic to our retailers’

26 February 2024

Karen Burton, chairman of Bishop’s Stortford BID (Business Improvement District), says the town’s high street is evolving, not declining.


Premier-quality workwear and schoolwear with a personal touch available from AVM

Premier-quality workwear and schoolwear with a personal touch available from AVM

Premier-quality workwear and schoolwear with a personal touch available from AVM

01 February 2024

A huge range of workwear and schoolwear that can be fully personalised is available from an independent business in the heart of Bishop’s Stortford


How to shop sustainably whilst upholding fashion forward trends

How to shop sustainably whilst upholding fashion forward trends

How to shop sustainably whilst upholding fashion forward trends

10 January 2024

Dive into some of the best ways to shop sustainably and leave a lighter footprint on the environment.


Take a trip to Folies of Stansted for plenty of hygge inspiration

Take a trip to Folies of Stansted for plenty of hygge inspiration

Take a trip to Folies of Stansted for plenty of hygge inspiration

21 November 2023

Sally and Lucy Lewis, from Folies of Stansted, give their top tips for a hygge home this winter


Your perfect bike awaits at new Highway Cycles store in Potter Street

Your perfect bike awaits at new Highway Cycles store in Potter Street

Your perfect bike awaits at new Highway Cycles store in Potter Street

22 August 2023

Hertfordshire’s largest independent bike and e-bike specialist is delighted to be serving the Bishop’s Stortford community after opening its new shop


Helping you to ditch the car in favour of your own two feet (or wheels)

Helping you to ditch the car in favour of your own two feet (or wheels)

Helping you to ditch the car in favour of your own two feet (or wheels)

03 July 2023

Gina Thomas, manager of the Bishop’s Stortford BID (Business Improvement District), on their handy guide on 10 walking routes to the town centre.


Parkinality writer Julie in a Swirl after launching range of sarongs and bags

Parkinality writer Julie in a Swirl after launching range of sarongs and bags

Parkinality writer Julie in a Swirl after launching range of sarongs and bags

26 May 2023

Indie columnist Julie Walker has designed her own accessories range and is selling them at upcoming markets in Bishop’s Stortford as well as online


Time to branch out and get festive with help from Folies of Stansted

Time to branch out and get festive with help from Folies of Stansted

Time to branch out and get festive with help from Folies of Stansted

23 November 2022

Sally and Lucy Lewis, from Folies of Stansted, can help you get the ideal Christmas tree and make the perfect wreath this festive season


The 26 low-cost foods in your basket now costing you more

The 26 low-cost foods in your basket now costing you more

The 26 low-cost foods in your basket now costing you more

02 November 2022

The cost of a basket of shopping is rising, but it is the price of traditionally low-cost groceries now pushing up supermarket bills.


Christmas gift guide launched by Henry Moore Foundation

Christmas gift guide launched by Henry Moore Foundation

Christmas gift guide launched by Henry Moore Foundation

01 November 2022

The guide has something for everyone, from Christmas cards and stocking fillers to signed, limited edition prints by the artist himself.


The Stortford woman who has turned the shopping list into an art form

The Stortford woman who has turned the shopping list into an art form

The Stortford woman who has turned the shopping list into an art form

30 October 2022

Herts and Essex High School worker Lucy Gray's collection of over 200 discarded shopping lists has been turned into an exhibition in London.


It's time to up your home's cosiness before snuggling down

It's time to up your home's cosiness before snuggling down

It's time to up your home's cosiness before snuggling down

26 October 2022

Sally and Lucy Lewis, from Folies of Stansted, have some good ideas for making your home as cosy as possible this autumn and winter


The experienced team ensuring their happy customers always sit comfortably

The experienced team ensuring their happy customers always sit comfortably

The experienced team ensuring their happy customers always sit comfortably

20 October 2022

Easy Chair and Sofa Company has one of the largest displays of chairs, sofas and recliners in the UK – and it's on your doorstep in Bishop's Stortford


5 suggestions in the Stortford area to treat your mum this Mother's Day

5 suggestions in the Stortford area to treat your mum this Mother's Day

5 suggestions in the Stortford area to treat your mum this Mother's Day

25 March 2022

Looking for lovely things to do or that gorgeous gift for your mum this Mother's Day? Then look no further...


Christmas shopping discounts for Blue Light workers

Christmas shopping discounts for Blue Light workers

Christmas shopping discounts for Blue Light workers

10 December 2021

Two of the UK's biggest supermarkets are offering festive discounts to emergency workers to say thank you for their work in keeping communities safe.


Be more hygge this winter to enjoy a very happy festive season

Be more hygge this winter to enjoy a very happy festive season

Be more hygge this winter to enjoy a very happy festive season

24 November 2021

Folies of Stansted's Sally Lewis lets Indie readers in on her best secrets for embracing the Danish concept of cosiness and conviviality this winter


Get your home nice and cosy as the autumnal nights draw in

Get your home nice and cosy as the autumnal nights draw in

Get your home nice and cosy as the autumnal nights draw in

29 September 2021

Folies of Stansted's Sally Lewis gives her top tips for creating a sanctuary to unwind in this autumn


The family-run grocery delivery business that's ticking all of the right boxes

The family-run grocery delivery business that's ticking all of the right boxes

The family-run grocery delivery business that's ticking all of the right boxes

11 February 2021

The couple behind Stortford floristry business Frederick's of London hope new venture Frederick's Farm Boxes will blossom.


The preloved children's clothes business inspired by matters of the heart

The preloved children's clothes business inspired by matters of the heart

The preloved children's clothes business inspired by matters of the heart

06 November 2020

Former Indie business writer Eleanor Kent has come up with a fashion format for kids based on sustainability and social media.


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