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'I'm so grateful to the donor family and hospital team who gave me a new life'

'I'm so grateful to the donor family and hospital team who gave me a new life'

'I'm so grateful to the donor family and hospital team who gave me a new life'

When he was given a new bowel, liver, kidney and pancreas, Stortford's Stephen Cooper became the 100th multi-organ transplant patient at Addenbrooke’s


Brain tumour OAP who conquered Covid-19 faces new cancer battle

Brain tumour OAP who conquered Covid-19 faces new cancer battle

Brain tumour OAP who conquered Covid-19 faces new cancer battle

High Wych son in awe of Takeley dad's courage embarks on cycling challenge to raise money and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK.


Alex completes double marathon walk to Stortford with motor neurone disease

Alex completes double marathon walk to Stortford with motor neurone disease

Alex completes double marathon walk to Stortford with motor neurone disease

The 42-year-old ex-rugby player walked from his home town of Brentwood, covering 54.2 miles in 24 hours, in aid of charity he founded.


Sawbridgeworth poet Gary's verse is a warning to all of second spike

Sawbridgeworth poet Gary's verse is a warning to all of second spike

Sawbridgeworth poet Gary's verse is a warning to all of second spike

The poem is from the viewpoint of a grandfather answering the question from his grandson: “What did you do in the lockdown?”


Mayor challenges children to create Sawbo superhero as part of summer activities

Mayor challenges children to create Sawbo superhero as part of summer activities

Mayor challenges children to create Sawbo superhero as part of summer activities

Youngsters urged to take part in ‘Bridging The Gap’ activity pack based on Sawbridgeworth.


Pet detectives on the hunt for moggy Max missing for over a week

Pet detectives on the hunt for moggy Max missing for over a week

Pet detectives on the hunt for moggy Max missing for over a week

Animal Search team conducting house-to-house enquiries in Elsenham and using thermal imaging cameras to help find 4-year-old pet.


100th birthday celebration for ocean-going Eileen

100th birthday celebration for ocean-going Eileen

100th birthday celebration for ocean-going Eileen

Eileen Brooks, who used to race yachts, marked her 100th birthday with a garden party with family, who had to stand the other side of a fence.


Diana raises £5,000 for neuro centres by keeping quiet for eight hours

Diana raises £5,000 for neuro centres by keeping quiet for eight hours

Diana raises £5,000 for neuro centres by keeping quiet for eight hours

“Even when the gas boiler broke down, I just reached for a piece of paper and wrote a note to my husband to call British Gas.”


Rate My Bake: Cub Scouts rise to mayor's baking challenge

Rate My Bake: Cub Scouts rise to mayor's baking challenge

Rate My Bake: Cub Scouts rise to mayor's baking challenge

Sawbridgeworth mayor Annelise Furnace asked people to create a dish and get friends and family to rate it out of 10.


Stansted police go 'above and beyond' to help 'confused' plane passenger

Stansted police go 'above and beyond' to help 'confused' plane passenger

Stansted police go 'above and beyond' to help 'confused' plane passenger

Airport officer stayed with OAP all night then drove him to Heathrow after he missed connecting flight home to Sweden from holiday in Tenerife.


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