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Church flower and music festival to thank pandemic heroes

Church flower and music festival to thank pandemic heroes

Church flower and music festival to thank pandemic heroes

The theme is 'A Huge Thank You' marking the contributions of individuals, charities and organisations during the coronavirus pandemic.


2,168 households waiting for a new home in East Herts

2,168 households waiting for a new home in East Herts

2,168 households waiting for a new home in East Herts

Bishop’s Stortford town councillors are already concerned it does not go far enough.


Walk-in Covid-19 jabs begin in Stortford for 16- and 17-year-olds

Walk-in Covid-19 jabs begin in Stortford for 16- and 17-year-olds

Walk-in Covid-19 jabs begin in Stortford for 16- and 17-year-olds

The teens can get their first dose of the Pfizer jab at Bishop's Stortford Football Club's stadium in Woodside, off Dunmow Road.


Public health chief hopes new self-isolation rules will boost jab rates

Public health chief hopes new self-isolation rules will boost jab rates

Public health chief hopes new self-isolation rules will boost jab rates

Those who are double-jabbed or under 18 will not have to quarantine for 10 days if they come into close contact with a positive Covid-19 case.


'Excessive restrictions' crippling recovery at Stansted Airport

'Excessive restrictions' crippling recovery at Stansted Airport

'Excessive restrictions' crippling recovery at Stansted Airport

Managing director Steve Griffiths raps PCR testing rules as July's passenger total is down 75% on July 2019's.


Twisted Cellar closes for good three years after opening

Twisted Cellar closes for good three years after opening

Twisted Cellar closes for good three years after opening

"Devastating effect" of Covid pandemic a challenge too far for the South Street bar and wine, gin and craft beer merchant.


Qualified welcome from Stansted Airport for new travel rules

Qualified welcome from Stansted Airport for new travel rules

Qualified welcome from Stansted Airport for new travel rules

MAG chief executive Charlie Cornish said: "It is encouraging to finally see decisions that reflect the data."


Covid-19 restrictions cut cost of rural crime in Herts and Essex

Covid-19 restrictions cut cost of rural crime in Herts and Essex

Covid-19 restrictions cut cost of rural crime in Herts and Essex

Coronavirus restrictions, beefed-up security on farms and rural policing contributed to a fall in rural thefts in 2020.


Stansted Airport boss welcomes vaccination rules for amber countries

Stansted Airport boss welcomes vaccination rules for amber countries

Stansted Airport boss welcomes vaccination rules for amber countries

Charlie Cornish: "But the Government's continuing reluctance to be open with the data behind its decisions leaves us in the dark about what to expect"


Hubs reopen for physical and mental health help

Hubs reopen for physical and mental health help

Hubs reopen for physical and mental health help

Cllr Morris Bright said: "We are committed to ensuring that our residents have the opportunity to live healthy lives for as long as possible."


Sweet! Rotarians reward the Covid carers of Bishop's Stortford

Sweet! Rotarians reward the Covid carers of Bishop's Stortford

Sweet! Rotarians reward the Covid carers of Bishop's Stortford

Members distributed bags of M&Ms to staff at doctors' surgeries, care homes and the ambulance station.


Stortford councillor encourages town charities to apply for grants

Stortford councillor encourages town charities to apply for grants

Stortford councillor encourages town charities to apply for grants

Each of Herts County Council's 78 elected members has £15,000 to allocate to causes that benefit residents in their local areas.


In pictures: Stortford's Castle Park parkrun returns after 16 months

In pictures: Stortford's Castle Park parkrun returns after 16 months

In pictures: Stortford's Castle Park parkrun returns after 16 months

A field of 262 – from primary pupils to pensioners – ran, jogged and walked 5k from Sworder's Field to Grange Paddocks and back.


£50 summer holiday help for Herts kids entitled to free school meals

£50 summer holiday help for Herts kids entitled to free school meals

£50 summer holiday help for Herts kids entitled to free school meals

County councillor Teresa Heritage: "This support is part of our ongoing work to ensure those most affected by Covid-19 have the help they need."


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