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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


Herts County Council's road salting team ready to show true grit

Herts County Council's road salting team ready to show true grit

Herts County Council's road salting team ready to show true grit

01 October 2019

Crews from highways contractor Ringway ready to cover more than 1,500 miles of roads 24/7 for six months through whatever winter throws at them


'Massive' horse chestnut among trees blown down in Bishop's Stortford

'Massive' horse chestnut among trees blown down in Bishop's Stortford

'Massive' horse chestnut among trees blown down in Bishop's Stortford

27 September 2019

A clear-up operation was under way on Friday evening after strong winds brought down trees on the Hockerill Park and Havers estates.


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.


Schools invited to apply for gritting salt from Herts County Council

Schools invited to apply for gritting salt from Herts County Council

Schools invited to apply for gritting salt from Herts County Council

19 September 2019

The authority is also offering supplies to resident and community groups, and district, town and parish councils


Stortford volunteers' efforts to save Whaley Bridge homes from flood disaster

Stortford volunteers' efforts to save Whaley Bridge homes from flood disaster

Stortford volunteers' efforts to save Whaley Bridge homes from flood disaster

07 August 2019

Four people from the town were among the eight-strong Herts Boat Rescue crew that was drafted in for the six-day emergency flood prevention operation


Heatwave: Trains from Bishop's Stortford suspended until further notice

Heatwave: Trains from Bishop's Stortford suspended until further notice

Heatwave: Trains from Bishop's Stortford suspended until further notice

25 July 2019

Operator Greater Anglia has suspended all trains between London and Cambridge because of the extreme heat and is advising passengers not to travel


Thursday's heatwave: Half the trains running, A120 bypass starts to melt and shops hit

Thursday's heatwave: Half the trains running, A120 bypass starts to melt and shops hit

Thursday's heatwave: Half the trains running, A120 bypass starts to melt and shops hit

25 July 2019

As temperatures climb towards a possible UK record high, train passengers, motorists and shoppers are already feeling the heat


Herts NHS group issues health alert amid 35C heatwave

Herts NHS group issues health alert amid 35C heatwave

Herts NHS group issues health alert amid 35C heatwave

23 July 2019

Temperatures in Bishop's Stortford are set to hit to 32C (90F) on Wednesday and rise to 35C (95F) on Thursday


Summer arrives for Herts gritting team after seven months on standby

Summer arrives for Herts gritting team after seven months on standby

Summer arrives for Herts gritting team after seven months on standby

09 May 2019

Hertfordshire's fleet of 58 gritters clocked up more than 65,000 miles over winter – equivalent to more than twice round the Earth


Gritting plans are just what the doctor ordered

Gritting plans are just what the doctor ordered

Gritting plans are just what the doctor ordered

31 January 2019

Health bosses welcome expansion of county councils' gritting networks to help residents get to GP surgeries.


Will we wake to a white Wednesday? Met Office snow warning for Herts and Essex

Will we wake to a white Wednesday? Met Office snow warning for Herts and Essex

Will we wake to a white Wednesday? Met Office snow warning for Herts and Essex

28 January 2019

According to the Essex Weather Centre, snow on Tuesday night could be the first of three potential heavy falls affecting Herts and Essex this week


More money for winter road repairs in Hertfordshire

More money for winter road repairs in Hertfordshire

More money for winter road repairs in Hertfordshire

04 January 2019

The county council got £7.892m from the Government's 'pothole fund' in November – the money must be spent by the end of March.


Report reveals cold weather death toll in Hertfordshire

Report reveals cold weather death toll in Hertfordshire

Report reveals cold weather death toll in Hertfordshire

30 December 2018

Provisional statistics for last winter show a significant rise in winter deaths across the region.


Hertfordshire road repairs continue ready for winter

Hertfordshire road repairs continue ready for winter

Hertfordshire road repairs continue ready for winter

11 December 2018

The county council's highways team have fixed almost 24,000 potholes so far this year.


More Stortford routes to be treated by county council’s gritting team

More Stortford routes to be treated by county council’s gritting team

More Stortford routes to be treated by county council’s gritting team

30 November 2018

Hertfordshire's highways authority adds key locations to its winter gritting network.


Up to 3 inches of rain and strong winds forecast for last day of April

Up to 3 inches of rain and strong winds forecast for last day of April

Up to 3 inches of rain and strong winds forecast for last day of April

27 April 2018

The Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' weather warning for Hertfordshire and Essex on Monday - the last day of April - amid forecasts of heavy rain, strong winds and unseasonable cold.


Saturday events cancelled as snow and cold continue to grip Stortford

Saturday events cancelled as snow and cold continue to grip Stortford

Saturday events cancelled as snow and cold continue to grip Stortford

01 March 2018

Organisers of three regular Saturday outdoor events in Bishop's Stortford have called them off for this weekend as Met Office weather warnings for the area signal that the wintry spell is to continue into the weekend.


VIDEO: Drone footage shows Stortford in snowy splendour

VIDEO: Drone footage shows Stortford in snowy splendour

VIDEO: Drone footage shows Stortford in snowy splendour

01 March 2018

This 4-minute video of a snowy yet sunny Bishop's Stortford town centre was shot today (Thursday) by Ben Dellow using a drone.


Stortford in the snow: Schools shut, trains cancelled and problems on roads

Stortford in the snow: Schools shut, trains cancelled and problems on roads

Stortford in the snow: Schools shut, trains cancelled and problems on roads

28 February 2018

The 'Beast from the East' weather system, which has made itself felt in neighbouring Essex since Monday, has finally had an impact in Bishop's Stortford today (Wed).


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