"2,000 families on housing 'waiting list'... prices charged for so-called affordable homes are way beyond reach of many, many people in our community"
The 10.9% rise in the East of England will see the average house price increase from £291,000 this year to £323,000 by 2024.
Former building society premises in town centre could be converted into a shop and two new homes.
Chas Gill continues his look at the Town Centre Planning Framework, dealing with what Stortford needs to offer to compete with nearby towns.
East Herts' average house price £471,000 – up 45.6% since market peak of 2007-08 compared with 49% in Herts, 37% in East of England and 58% in London
Developer Bellway is to construct a further 170 apartments as part of its provision of 323 in all
The South Street branch of Steamer Trading is one of 11 that will reopen as a ProCook – but no such joy for Saffron Walden shop
Countryside Properties is building up to 489 homes at St Michael's Hurst as part of the Bishop's Stortford North development
Developers' planning application makes it clear the move to add 111 two- and three-bed homes to first phase will not alter final total of 2,200
The initiative, which is now in its third year, has handed out more than £200,000 to 200 good causes across the country.
Free initial advice from financial advisors and solicitors will be available at the event on on Saturday, March 2,