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Burger King, Caffé Nero and EV charging hub now open at Stansted Airport

Burger King, Caffé Nero and EV charging hub now open at Stansted Airport

Burger King, Caffé Nero and EV charging hub now open at Stansted Airport

21 May 2024

The Thremhall Avenue facility includes 10 bays providing up to 150 kW of power, enabling cars to be fully charged in 30 minutes.


Man hit and killed by train at Stansted Mountfitchet railway station

Man hit and killed by train at Stansted Mountfitchet railway station

Man hit and killed by train at Stansted Mountfitchet railway station

21 May 2024

The incident, which is not being treated as suspicious, happened soon before 6am and involved a Cambridge-bound service from Liverpool Street.


20mph speed limit proposed for road in Bishop’s Stortford

20mph speed limit proposed for road in Bishop’s Stortford

20mph speed limit proposed for road in Bishop’s Stortford

21 May 2024

Objectors have until May 30 to respond to the plan for Twyford Road and Twyford Close between London Road and the Twyford Business Centre.


Flights to Florence, Nice and Ibiza mark British Airways’ return to Stansted

Flights to Florence, Nice and Ibiza mark British Airways’ return to Stansted

Flights to Florence, Nice and Ibiza mark British Airways’ return to Stansted

21 May 2024

The departures are BA’s first scheduled flights from the north-west Essex airport since before the Covid-19 pandemic.


Man hit by train at Stansted Mountfitchet railway station

Man hit by train at Stansted Mountfitchet railway station

Man hit by train at Stansted Mountfitchet railway station

21 May 2024

The incident happened shortly before 6am and involved a Cambridge-bound service from London Liverpool Street.


Cut in charges sparks rise in users at ‘unpopular’ Stortford car park

Cut in charges sparks rise in users at ‘unpopular’ Stortford car park

Cut in charges sparks rise in users at ‘unpopular’ Stortford car park

20 May 2024

Northgate End multi-storey opened in June 2022, but drivers largely snubbed it, citing the narrow entrance and spiral ramps and overall atmosphere.


Style by the mile! 160 dapperly dressed bikers geared up for Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

Style by the mile! 160 dapperly dressed bikers geared up for Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

Style by the mile! 160 dapperly dressed bikers geared up for Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

18 May 2024

A mass of motorbikers will head out on the highway from Stortford to Down Hall to Standon on Sunday (May 19) as part of a global annual fundraiser.


A120 Birchanger roundabout upgrade: ‘Final elements’ being undertaken

A120 Birchanger roundabout upgrade: ‘Final elements’ being undertaken

A120 Birchanger roundabout upgrade: ‘Final elements’ being undertaken

14 May 2024

The scheme to replace the roundabout at the junction of the A120 with Birchanger Lane and the A1250 with a signalised junction has been criticised.


Stortford station ticket office closed for several hours due to ‘system fault’

Stortford station ticket office closed for several hours due to ‘system fault’

Stortford station ticket office closed for several hours due to ‘system fault’

13 May 2024

A spokesperson for Greater Anglia said Stortford station was the only ticket office affected by the fault and train services were not affected.


Brakes on new cycle route when riders get to Hertfordshire

Brakes on new cycle route when riders get to Hertfordshire

Brakes on new cycle route when riders get to Hertfordshire

13 May 2024

Cycle Stortford says Herts County Council has missed out on “some joined-up thinking” over the new route at the upgraded A120 Birchanger junction.


Lib Dem duo urge town and district councillors to back night flight limit at Stansted

Lib Dem duo urge town and district councillors to back night flight limit at Stansted

Lib Dem duo urge town and district councillors to back night flight limit at Stansted

08 May 2024

The Government is consulting on future limits; currently, there is a cap of 13,700 movements a year at Stansted between 11.30pm and 6am.


Mild winter cuts Herts County Council’s gritting runs by more than half

Mild winter cuts Herts County Council’s gritting runs by more than half

Mild winter cuts Herts County Council’s gritting runs by more than half

08 May 2024

The gritting team was in action 38 times in winter – fewer than half of the 80 outings it did in the previous salting season.


Stansted Airport ready to tackle flood of football fans heading to Germany for Euro 2024

Stansted Airport ready to tackle flood of football fans heading to Germany for Euro 2024

Stansted Airport ready to tackle flood of football fans heading to Germany for Euro 2024

07 May 2024

MAG’s Uttlesford hub has 10 German destinations making all the tournament’s venues accessible.


Tuesday turmoil for train travellers amid six days of industrial action and engineering works

Tuesday turmoil for train travellers amid six days of industrial action and engineering works

Tuesday turmoil for train travellers amid six days of industrial action and engineering works

02 May 2024

Six days of overtime bans and strike by train drivers from Monday to Saturday (May 6-11) plus no trains between Audley End and Cambridge on two days.


Completion of M11 junction 8 and A120 upgrade looms – but no date yet

Completion of M11 junction 8 and A120 upgrade looms – but no date yet

Completion of M11 junction 8 and A120 upgrade looms – but no date yet

30 April 2024

ECC said in 2018 work would start spring 2019 and last two years – five years on it is unfinished and in that time the new M11 J7A has been built.


National Express ramps up coach services as industrial action hits Greater Anglia trains in May

National Express ramps up coach services as industrial action hits Greater Anglia trains in May

National Express ramps up coach services as industrial action hits Greater Anglia trains in May

30 April 2024

Strike by train drivers will affect Greater Anglia services on Tuesday May 7 and they will be working to rule with an overtime ban from May 6 to 11.


Gas works in for the long term fears company boss

Gas works in for the long term fears company boss

Gas works in for the long term fears company boss

22 April 2024

The work by Cadent Gas sprung up in South Street outside Ducketts Wharf with two-way temporary traffic lights directing traffic through them.


27 people died in road traffic collisions in Hertfordshire in 2023

27 people died in road traffic collisions in Hertfordshire in 2023

27 people died in road traffic collisions in Hertfordshire in 2023

17 April 2024

Sixteen of the 27 deaths recorded on the county’s highways in 2023 happened in July, August and September.


Residents desperately seek to plug flowing water leak on Stansted’s Grove Hill

Residents desperately seek to plug flowing water leak on Stansted’s Grove Hill

Residents desperately seek to plug flowing water leak on Stansted’s Grove Hill

17 April 2024

Water has been running down Grove Hill since last summer and residents are facing a battle to stem the tide of damage to their homes and road.


Passengers evacuated from Stortford train after tree falls on wires and catches fire

Passengers evacuated from Stortford train after tree falls on wires and catches fire

Passengers evacuated from Stortford train after tree falls on wires and catches fire

16 April 2024

Ashley Samways boarded the 11.15am to Stratford, but just after Roydon it became stranded when the tree fell, leaving passengers stuck for two hours.


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