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Brownies jeer vandals as community appeal boosts their hut's security

Brownies jeer vandals as community appeal boosts their hut's security

Brownies jeer vandals as community appeal boosts their hut's security

Sawbridgeworth and High Wych District Guiding Group organisers were dismayed to discover their base had been targeted by vandals.


MP meets the charities helping Stortford's most vulnerable residents

MP meets the charities helping Stortford's most vulnerable residents

MP meets the charities helping Stortford's most vulnerable residents

Julie Marson visited the winter night shelter and food bank, and met representatives of The Exchange – all church-based charities.


Mum’s plea for help to fund life-changing surgery on teenage daughter's spine

Mum’s plea for help to fund life-changing surgery on teenage daughter's spine

Mum’s plea for help to fund life-changing surgery on teenage daughter's spine

The curvature in Leventhorpe student Holi Kingston’s spine has nearly doubled and her family are raising £33,000 for an operation in Germany.


East Herts Council ordered to pay £83,000 costs over couple's planning battle

East Herts Council ordered to pay £83,000 costs over couple's planning battle

East Herts Council ordered to pay £83,000 costs over couple's planning battle

Mike Tattum and Jane Bell challenged EHC over planning breaches by Connect Scaffolding and council's failure to use its enforcement powers.


My close encounter as a 15-year-old girl with serial killer Rose West

My close encounter as a 15-year-old girl with serial killer Rose West

My close encounter as a 15-year-old girl with serial killer Rose West

Sawbridgeworth woman Jenny Ashcroft has written a book, Slipping Through the Net, about her dysfunctional teenage years.


Stortford golfer back from heart op gets hole in one at the age of 82

Stortford golfer back from heart op gets hole in one at the age of 82

Stortford golfer back from heart op gets hole in one at the age of 82

BSGC member Mike McCarthy resumed playing last summer after a year off following surgery – performed by surgeon called Mr Birdi


Norma's on her business travels – from garden shed to high street

Norma's on her business travels – from garden shed to high street

Norma's on her business travels – from garden shed to high street

Norma Fenwick is migrating her travel agency business from the shed at the bottom of her garden to premises in Knight Street.


Maisie returns after a year away to extend paw of friendship at care home

Maisie returns after a year away to extend paw of friendship at care home

Maisie returns after a year away to extend paw of friendship at care home

The schnoodle had been absent due to coronavirus restrictions, but has resumed pooch pal duties at Stansted's Mountfitchet House.


Welcome back! Revamped centre opens doors to senior citizens

Welcome back! Revamped centre opens doors to senior citizens

Welcome back! Revamped centre opens doors to senior citizens

The New Apton Centre welcomed people back with an extra new lounge furnished through donations from local firms.


Reopening of non-essential shops sparks boom time for charities

Reopening of non-essential shops sparks boom time for charities

Reopening of non-essential shops sparks boom time for charities

Scope has reported a 252% increase in predicted sales and 97% uplift in donations brought in to the shop in Devoils Lane, Bishop's Stortford.


Doctor who 'faced death' with Covid supports hospice that cares for his terminally ill patients

Doctor who 'faced death' with Covid supports hospice that cares for his terminally ill patients

Doctor who 'faced death' with Covid supports hospice that cares for his terminally ill patients

Consultant from Takeley shaves head for St Clare on anniversary of falling ill with virus – and runs 10k on anniversary of discharge from hospital.


Town's farewell to servant who lived and died alone but was known and loved by all

Town's farewell to servant who lived and died alone but was known and loved by all

Town's farewell to servant who lived and died alone but was known and loved by all

Sawbridgeworth residents line streets for 'Terry the Sweep', whose funeral and burial were funded through £4,000 raised online.


Young Hattie cooks up a bake and run fundraiser for endangered wildlife

Young Hattie cooks up a bake and run fundraiser for endangered wildlife

Young Hattie cooks up a bake and run fundraiser for endangered wildlife

7-year-old Manor Fields pupil Hattie Webber held a bake sale and ran 5k after hearing of the fate of the white rhino and African elephants.


Tank's a lot! Birchwood boy's 13,000-piece K'Nex model is a world record holder

Tank's a lot! Birchwood boy's 13,000-piece K'Nex model is a world record holder

Tank's a lot! Birchwood boy's 13,000-piece K'Nex model is a world record holder

William Rose, 16, spent a year building the world's largest moving vehicle, a 4.2m (13ft 9in) long tank, out of construction toy K'Nex.


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