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Decision day looms for Stansted Airport expansion after 14 months in limbo

Decision day looms for Stansted Airport expansion after 14 months in limbo

Decision day looms for Stansted Airport expansion after 14 months in limbo

20 December 2019

Uttlesford District Council has spent more than £90,000 of council taxpayers’ money on further legal advice after it decided to delay.


Stansted set for 1.2 million Christmas and New Year travellers in search of sun and snow

Stansted set for 1.2 million Christmas and New Year travellers in search of sun and snow

Stansted set for 1.2 million Christmas and New Year travellers in search of sun and snow

18 December 2019

The busiest day will be Sunday December 29, with 88,000 passengers, while Christmas Day will be the quietest with an estimated 3,500.


Person killed by train at Sawbridgeworth railway station

Person killed by train at Sawbridgeworth railway station

Person killed by train at Sawbridgeworth railway station

16 December 2019

It is believed that the incident involved the 1.55pm Stansted Express service from Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport.


Main road in Sawbridgeworth closed due to severe flooding

Main road in Sawbridgeworth closed due to severe flooding

Main road in Sawbridgeworth closed due to severe flooding

16 December 2019

Police officers shut the A1184 at 3am and the closure has led to long delays in the Sawbridgeworth and Harlow area.


Marshals on duty to stop parking paralysis in Stortford town centre

Marshals on duty to stop parking paralysis in Stortford town centre

Marshals on duty to stop parking paralysis in Stortford town centre

28 November 2019

Bishop's Stortford BID (Business Improvement District) is funding two patrol officers on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Christmas.


Lib Dem councillor in drive to improve bus services for Stortford

Lib Dem councillor in drive to improve bus services for Stortford

Lib Dem councillor in drive to improve bus services for Stortford

01 November 2019

Chris Wilson wants Tories to look into an on-demand service for East Herts that is 'not limited by fixed routes or timetables like traditional buses'.


A120 from Stortford to Puckeridge to be closed four weekends in November

A120 from Stortford to Puckeridge to be closed four weekends in November

A120 from Stortford to Puckeridge to be closed four weekends in November

28 October 2019

The closures, part of the Little Hadham bypass work, mean traffic will be diverted via the A10, the A414 to Harlow and A1184 through Sawbridgeworth.


Bishop's Goods Yard utility works behind Station Road and Anchor Street closure notices

Bishop's Goods Yard utility works behind Station Road and Anchor Street closure notices

Bishop's Goods Yard utility works behind Station Road and Anchor Street closure notices

19 October 2019

The closure order is to come into force on November 11 and the work must take place during the following 18 months.


Severe weather warning: Met Office's amber alert for thunderstorms and heavy rain this evening

Severe weather warning: Met Office's amber alert for thunderstorms and heavy rain this evening

Severe weather warning: Met Office's amber alert for thunderstorms and heavy rain this evening

14 October 2019

Lightning and possible flooding as a result of more than an inch of rain in two hours will make travel conditions difficult for traffic and trains


Suspected drink and drug driver in M11 crash alleged to have assaulted hospital staff

Suspected drink and drug driver in M11 crash alleged to have assaulted hospital staff

Suspected drink and drug driver in M11 crash alleged to have assaulted hospital staff

14 October 2019

Police 'looking to take action' against motorists who did motorway U-turn at Bishop's Stortford's junction 8 to avoid crash delays.


Pollution fears fuel calls to pedestrianise South Street

Pollution fears fuel calls to pedestrianise South Street

Pollution fears fuel calls to pedestrianise South Street

01 October 2019

Town council challenges district council on air quality monitoring in the area while county council is to trial lane closure on Station Road bridge


Town council takes brakes off cycling and walking strategy with new investment

Town council takes brakes off cycling and walking strategy with new investment

Town council takes brakes off cycling and walking strategy with new investment

27 September 2019

Councillors recommend spending £10,000 on digital map and phone app of Stortford's cycle paths, more signage and bike stands in town centre


'Selfie walk' to round off Sawbo Travel Challenge for primary schools

'Selfie walk' to round off Sawbo Travel Challenge for primary schools

'Selfie walk' to round off Sawbo Travel Challenge for primary schools

27 September 2019

Pupils at the five primaries in the Sawbridgeworth area have been ditching the car for the school run in favour of feet, bikes and scooters


Harrods jam, Marmite and peanut butter part of Stansted Airport's food bank donation

Harrods jam, Marmite and peanut butter part of Stansted Airport's food bank donation

Harrods jam, Marmite and peanut butter part of Stansted Airport's food bank donation

26 September 2019

The airport donates items surrendered by passengers at security, which are then sorted and transported by volunteers to East Herts and Uttlesford.


Deluge causes delays for rail passengers as Liverpool Street floods

Deluge causes delays for rail passengers as Liverpool Street floods

Deluge causes delays for rail passengers as Liverpool Street floods

24 September 2019

After heavy rain, flooding made platforms one to 12 at the London terminus inaccessible.


Bus companies and councils in Herts to work more closely to improve networks

Bus companies and councils in Herts to work more closely to improve networks

Bus companies and councils in Herts to work more closely to improve networks

19 September 2019

'Effective bus network' is the aim of the county council as Hertfordshire grows


Pregnant woman involved in M11 hard shoulder crash near Bishop's Stortford

Pregnant woman involved in M11 hard shoulder crash near Bishop's Stortford

Pregnant woman involved in M11 hard shoulder crash near Bishop's Stortford

16 September 2019

Young woman unharmed as stationary Peugeot she was travelling in was hit from behind by Vauxhall on southbound stretch of motorway


Stortford Pledge: Councillor urges residents to lead the way on changes in travel

Stortford Pledge: Councillor urges residents to lead the way on changes in travel

Stortford Pledge: Councillor urges residents to lead the way on changes in travel

16 September 2019

East Herts member Chris Wilson wants people to change Stortford for the better by walking, cycling or using public transport instead of driving


Northbound M11 near Bishop's Stortford reopens after pile-up

Northbound M11 near Bishop's Stortford reopens after pile-up

Northbound M11 near Bishop's Stortford reopens after pile-up

13 September 2019

There were 8-mile queues on the motorway after about half a dozen vehicles were involved in a collision


Stop Stansted Expansion accuses airport bosses of orchestrating Project Fear-style campaign

Stop Stansted Expansion accuses airport bosses of orchestrating Project Fear-style campaign

Stop Stansted Expansion accuses airport bosses of orchestrating Project Fear-style campaign

12 September 2019

SSE believes backing for passenger growth from Stansted's 'friends in the business community' is 'based on briefing material provided by airport'


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