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Stortford food bank joins plea to Govt: 'We're reaching breaking point'

Stortford food bank joins plea to Govt: 'We're reaching breaking point'

Stortford food bank joins plea to Govt: 'We're reaching breaking point'

The charity has signed a letter to Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak calling on them to tackle "rapidly rising levels of poverty, destitution and hunger".


Help to roll out the welcome mat for Ukrainian guests at Stortford meeting

Help to roll out the welcome mat for Ukrainian guests at Stortford meeting

Help to roll out the welcome mat for Ukrainian guests at Stortford meeting

Meeting in Markwell Pavilion in Castle Gardens on Saturday (April 23) is to set up hospitality support groups to help refugees and their hosts


Police investigation of Uttlesford District Council ongoing

Police investigation of Uttlesford District Council ongoing

Police investigation of Uttlesford District Council ongoing

Essex Police "continue to engage with the Crown Prosecution Service regarding a matter relating to Uttlesford District Council".


Uttlesford council rejects Bishop's Stortford solar farm plans

Uttlesford council rejects Bishop's Stortford solar farm plans

Uttlesford council rejects Bishop's Stortford solar farm plans

Uttlesford District Council declared a climate emergency in 2019 and resolved to achieve net-zero carbon status by 2030.


'It's an embarrassment' - woman's frustrations over Ukrainian refugee scheme

'It's an embarrassment' - woman's frustrations over Ukrainian refugee scheme

'It's an embarrassment' - woman's frustrations over Ukrainian refugee scheme

Carol Russell has applied for visas for a 26-year-old woman, her six-year-old daughter and a 65-year-old woman.


Bishop's Stortford Town Council gears up for £500,000 grants giveaway

Bishop's Stortford Town Council gears up for £500,000 grants giveaway

Bishop's Stortford Town Council gears up for £500,000 grants giveaway

The money will be available for capital programmes and open to any non-commercial organisation delivering services in the town.


Boundary Commission recommends extra East Herts councillor for Bishop's Stortford

Boundary Commission recommends extra East Herts councillor for Bishop's Stortford

Boundary Commission recommends extra East Herts councillor for Bishop's Stortford

Consultation on draft recommendations is under way until May 9 and the final electoral map is set to be published in August.


School's anti-bullying work rewarded with visit from MP

School's anti-bullying work rewarded with visit from MP

School's anti-bullying work rewarded with visit from MP

Equalities minister Kemi Badenoch also saw herself on Birchanger Primary's 'Best of British' wall of inspirational black and Asian role models.


Sawbridgeworth by-election: Clean sweep for Conservatives

Sawbridgeworth by-election: Clean sweep for Conservatives

Sawbridgeworth by-election: Clean sweep for Conservatives

Tory trio Fred Parr, John Rider and Angus Wyatt were elected to the town council after polling more than 800 votes.


Toilet grant a relief for Scouts – but Lourdes pilgrimage request is flushed down the pan

Toilet grant a relief for Scouts – but Lourdes pilgrimage request is flushed down the pan

Toilet grant a relief for Scouts – but Lourdes pilgrimage request is flushed down the pan

Bishop's Stortford Town Council was considering three applications to the Brazier Trust, which it administers, for grants totalling £6,980.


Herts police commissioner sets out force's priorities in new strategy

Herts police commissioner sets out force's priorities in new strategy

Herts police commissioner sets out force's priorities in new strategy

Five-year plan prioritises tackling violence against women, girls and children, cybercrime, road safety and anti-social behaviour.


First annual town meeting to be held for Sawbridgeworth since pandemic

First annual town meeting to be held for Sawbridgeworth since pandemic

First annual town meeting to be held for Sawbridgeworth since pandemic

Local government electors are entitled to vote at the meeting, which is also open to members of the public.


Council bids for Stortford to become HQ of new railways body

Council bids for Stortford to become HQ of new railways body

Council bids for Stortford to become HQ of new railways body

East Herts asks Govt to pick Stortford as HQ of Great British Railways, the new public body that will oversee train transport from 2023.


MP on cost-of-living crisis: 'Many local families will be pleased with Sunak'

MP on cost-of-living crisis: 'Many local families will be pleased with Sunak'

MP on cost-of-living crisis: 'Many local families will be pleased with Sunak'

Julie Marson on the Chancellor's Spring Statement: 'Impressive work and brilliant move on equalising tax and National Insurance thresholds'


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