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Warning for motorists as temperatures expected to be lowest for decade in Herts and Essex

Warning for motorists as temperatures expected to be lowest for decade in Herts and Essex

Warning for motorists as temperatures expected to be lowest for decade in Herts and Essex

10 February 2021

Essex Weather Centre says tonight "likely to be the coldest for a decade across the region with lows of -13C possible away from the coast".


Greater Anglia cuts train services by more than a quarter

Greater Anglia cuts train services by more than a quarter

Greater Anglia cuts train services by more than a quarter

22 January 2021

The operator has announced a reduced timetable on its West Anglia Cambridge to London Liverpool Street line.


Quad bikes and drones being used as police target new missile throwing menace

Quad bikes and drones being used as police target new missile throwing menace

Quad bikes and drones being used as police target new missile throwing menace

19 January 2021

Hertfordshire police say although there had been a reduction in incidents they have begun to rise again over the past couple of weeks.


Two lanes on M11 closed for emergency works after weather damage

Two lanes on M11 closed for emergency works after weather damage

Two lanes on M11 closed for emergency works after weather damage

15 January 2021

Highways England says lanes one and two in both directions between Stortford and Harlow will be closed at different times.


Road works set to close part of Bishop's Stortford A120 bypass

Road works set to close part of Bishop's Stortford A120 bypass

Road works set to close part of Bishop's Stortford A120 bypass

31 December 2020

The stretch between the Tesco and Stansted Road roundabouts will be closed for several days and traffic diverted through the town centre.


Greater Anglia train passengers urged to check for Christmas changes

Greater Anglia train passengers urged to check for Christmas changes

Greater Anglia train passengers urged to check for Christmas changes

17 December 2020

The local operator is running a near normal timetable until Christmas Eve and from January 4, but between these dates there are alterations.


'Green travel town' bid raises parking concerns for Stortford traders

'Green travel town' bid raises parking concerns for Stortford traders

'Green travel town' bid raises parking concerns for Stortford traders

16 December 2020

Sustainable Travel Town status includes conditions that there is no free parking in town centres and no net gain in spaces.


Standstill Mountfitchet: 'Perfect storm' of gas leak, water main damage and planned works

Standstill Mountfitchet: 'Perfect storm' of gas leak, water main damage and planned works

Standstill Mountfitchet: 'Perfect storm' of gas leak, water main damage and planned works

10 December 2020

Stansted's Essex county councillor Ray Gooding: “It was a bit of a nightmare – it was the perfect storm."


Pothole near Stortford 'causes puncture problems for M11 motorists'

Pothole near Stortford 'causes puncture problems for M11 motorists'

Pothole near Stortford 'causes puncture problems for M11 motorists'

09 December 2020

A lane of the southbound motorway between Stortford and Harlow was closed for work to repair the problem hole.


Driver's fright as floodwater sweeps her spinning car along country road

Driver's fright as floodwater sweeps her spinning car along country road

Driver's fright as floodwater sweeps her spinning car along country road

07 December 2020

Heavy rain left lanes at Much Hadham Ford under 3ft of water and firefighters twice attended to help drivers in stranded vehicles.


Main road still shut by floodwater days after river burst its banks

Main road still shut by floodwater days after river burst its banks

Main road still shut by floodwater days after river burst its banks

07 December 2020

B1383 at Newport remains closed and underwater – and drivers are warned against removing closure signs and trying to drive through.


Motorists face closures during 15-week work on M11 junction 8

Motorists face closures during 15-week work on M11 junction 8

Motorists face closures during 15-week work on M11 junction 8

07 December 2020

Week-night work to renew lighting to begin Monday December 14 and end in mid-April, with a break over Christmas and New Year.


How Covid-19 hit train passenger numbers at local railway stations

How Covid-19 hit train passenger numbers at local railway stations

How Covid-19 hit train passenger numbers at local railway stations

07 December 2020

At Bishop's Stortford, the 8,400 passenger entries and exits a day were down 5.7% year on year.


Good news if you're driving home for Christmas

Good news if you're driving home for Christmas

Good news if you're driving home for Christmas

06 December 2020

The measures are part of a drive to make travel safer over the festive period as families take advantage of an easing of Covid-19 restrictions.


Motorists using M11 north of Stortford advised to plan ahead

Motorists using M11 north of Stortford advised to plan ahead

Motorists using M11 north of Stortford advised to plan ahead

02 December 2020

The spur roads at junctions 9 and 9a will be shut from Friday evening to Monday morning for vital repairs to carriageway surface.


New £3,340 cycle rack to encourage motorists to switch to bikes

New £3,340 cycle rack to encourage motorists to switch to bikes

New £3,340 cycle rack to encourage motorists to switch to bikes

29 November 2020

East Herts Council hopes the 16-space rack will "encourage commuters to change their travel mode to a more active and sustainable one".


Bishop's Stortford bypass to close to repair failed repairs

Bishop's Stortford bypass to close to repair failed repairs

Bishop's Stortford bypass to close to repair failed repairs

26 November 2020

Contractors will be carrying out remedial works and resurfacing between the Stansted Road and Tesco roundabouts this weekend.


Driver caught doing 141mph on M11 given just an 8-week ban

Driver caught doing 141mph on M11 given just an 8-week ban

Driver caught doing 141mph on M11 given just an 8-week ban

19 October 2020

Mercedes motorist Joshua Freedman, 30, from Dunmow, also told to pay £605 in fines and costs.


Police reveal identity of 30-year-old woman killed in M11 crash

Police reveal identity of 30-year-old woman killed in M11 crash

Police reveal identity of 30-year-old woman killed in M11 crash

16 October 2020

Eni-itan Bajomo, a Nigerian living in Barking, was passenger in Audi TT which hit central reservation then collided with two other cars.


Planters to replace plastic barriers in Bishop's Stortford town centre

Planters to replace plastic barriers in Bishop's Stortford town centre

Planters to replace plastic barriers in Bishop's Stortford town centre

12 October 2020

Since May, ad hoc measures have been in place in South Street and Potter Street, with closures of Apton Road and a one-way system in Newtown Road.


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