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Tribute to ex-Army man who moved from Stortford but loved to keep in touch with the town

Tribute to ex-Army man who moved from Stortford but loved to keep in touch with the town

Tribute to ex-Army man who moved from Stortford but loved to keep in touch with the town

Angela Barton writes in memory of Peter Chase, firm friend with whom she shared interests in music, books, politics – and laughter.


Boss of care home hit by Covid questions vaccination 'delay'

Boss of care home hit by Covid questions vaccination 'delay'

Boss of care home hit by Covid questions vaccination 'delay'

After 10 months battling to keep coronavirus at bay, the MD of Little Hallingbury's Falcon House feels they have been let down by the NHS.


Stortford Conservatives deselect Colin Woodward for county council elections

Stortford Conservatives deselect Colin Woodward for county council elections

Stortford Conservatives deselect Colin Woodward for county council elections

Tory who two years ago lost his district and town council seats is replaced as party candidate by East Herts councillor Alastair Ward-Booth.


Shop Safe, Shop Local: Council in campaign plea to support our town centre

Shop Safe, Shop Local: Council in campaign plea to support our town centre

Shop Safe, Shop Local: Council in campaign plea to support our town centre

Research reveals that for every £1 spent with an independent business, between 50p and 70p circulates back into the local economy.


Mass Covid vaccination centre set to open in Stortford school

Mass Covid vaccination centre set to open in Stortford school

Mass Covid vaccination centre set to open in Stortford school

Over 4,000 have received jab locally and now Avanti Meadows at St Michael's Hurst is to be used to administer more from 'start of February'.


Stortford dad to trial his brainwave videos on Windhill21 pupils

Stortford dad to trial his brainwave videos on Windhill21 pupils

Stortford dad to trial his brainwave videos on Windhill21 pupils

Paul Richmond's Super Brain Heroes is series of kids' animated health and wellbeing videos featuring characters named after parts of the brain.


Mums devise way to explain cancer to children in a flash

Mums devise way to explain cancer to children in a flash

Mums devise way to explain cancer to children in a flash

When Thorley Park woman Jen Pope was diagnosed with incurable secondary cancer, she found it unbearably difficult to break the news to her family.


Stortford choir raises £2,000 for hospice with anniversary concert

Stortford choir raises £2,000 for hospice with anniversary concert

Stortford choir raises £2,000 for hospice with anniversary concert

Herts & Soul Community Choir members had monthly virtual rehearsals for the online Christmas concert in aid of Isabel Hospice.


Fewer Covid-19 patients in PAH as cases drop in all five council areas it serves

Fewer Covid-19 patients in PAH as cases drop in all five council areas it serves

Fewer Covid-19 patients in PAH as cases drop in all five council areas it serves

The general hospital for the Stortford area had 210 Covid patients on Jan 5 – double the number on Boxing Day – and on Jan 12 the number was 188.


Two lanes on M11 closed for emergency works after weather damage

Two lanes on M11 closed for emergency works after weather damage

Two lanes on M11 closed for emergency works after weather damage

Highways England says lanes one and two in both directions between Stortford and Harlow will be closed at different times.


Parents' grateful for help after son falls in icy lake at Southern Country Park

Parents' grateful for help after son falls in icy lake at Southern Country Park

Parents' grateful for help after son falls in icy lake at Southern Country Park

When six-year-old Hillmead pupil Henry Fisk fell in the water, kind-hearted bystanders were quick to offer help.


River threatens to burst its banks in Stortford town centre

River threatens to burst its banks in Stortford town centre

River threatens to burst its banks in Stortford town centre

A flood warning has been issued for Clavering and Manuden, Farnham is virtually cut off again and traffic stuck in floodwater at Hadhams.


Green light for garden waste collection charges in East Herts

Green light for garden waste collection charges in East Herts

Green light for garden waste collection charges in East Herts

Alongside the £49-a-year charge for households that opt in to the service, the council's focus will be on reducing residents' food waste.


RSPCA charity shop gets burgled for second time

RSPCA charity shop gets burgled for second time

RSPCA charity shop gets burgled for second time

A burglar was filmed on CCTV breaking in to a Bishop’s Stortford charity shop – through a boarded-up hole in the front door caused by another thief.


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