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Writing is still a thrill for former journalist Fiona Barton

Writing is still a thrill for former journalist Fiona Barton

Writing is still a thrill for former journalist Fiona Barton

Inspiration for her debut came when she was covering notorious trials and wondered exactly what the wives of the accused knew of their crimes.


Rescue ponies enjoying new life in Hatfield Broad Oak feature in children's books

Rescue ponies enjoying new life in Hatfield Broad Oak feature in children's books

Rescue ponies enjoying new life in Hatfield Broad Oak feature in children's books

Two rescue ponies who have found a loving home in Hatfield Broad Oak are the stars in a new series of children's books.


Steampunk icon Professor Elemental's orangutan butler inspires Stortford man's debut novella

Steampunk icon Professor Elemental's orangutan butler inspires Stortford man's debut novella

Steampunk icon Professor Elemental's orangutan butler inspires Stortford man's debut novella

A Bishop's Stortford man has published his debut novella after entering an online competition run by steampunk icon Professor Elemental.


Former Herts and Essex girl Natasha Devon focuses on mental health in new book

Former Herts and Essex girl Natasha Devon focuses on mental health in new book

Former Herts and Essex girl Natasha Devon focuses on mental health in new book

Former Herts and Essex High School student Natasha Devon is continuing her mental health crusade with an acclaimed new book.


Time travel, courage, sacrifice, love and disco at Bishop's Stortford Library

Time travel, courage, sacrifice, love and disco at Bishop's Stortford Library

Time travel, courage, sacrifice, love and disco at Bishop's Stortford Library

Hertfordshire author and housewife Rowan Coleman will be appearing at Bishop's Stortford Library on Tuesday, May 14.


Rhodes exhibition celebrates Stortford surgeon who started painting in retirement

Rhodes exhibition celebrates Stortford surgeon who started painting in retirement

Rhodes exhibition celebrates Stortford surgeon who started painting in retirement

An art exhibition at Rhodes this week features works by a Bishop's Stortford artist who only took up painting in retirement.


Exhibition shows off artistic flair of St Clare Hospice patients

Exhibition shows off artistic flair of St Clare Hospice patients

Exhibition shows off artistic flair of St Clare Hospice patients

More than 100 visitors attended an exhibition showcasing works of art by St Clare Hospice patients during its week-long run at the Gibberd Gallery in Harlow.


Stortford artist Sally Gorham unveils major new work in Canada

Stortford artist Sally Gorham unveils major new work in Canada

Stortford artist Sally Gorham unveils major new work in Canada

A Bishops Stortford woman who took early retirement from the NHS to pursue her dream of becoming an artist has a major new work on show at an art festival in Montreal.


Architectural historian Dan Cruickshank tells Stortford literature festival about rebuilding Palmyra

Architectural historian Dan Cruickshank tells Stortford literature festival about rebuilding Palmyra

Architectural historian Dan Cruickshank tells Stortford literature festival about rebuilding Palmyra

The last moments of innocence of some of the world's greatest architecture was the sombre subject of historian Dan Cruickshank's lecture to complete this year's Bishop's Stortford College Festival of Literature.


Everyday Sexism: Laura Bates is not taking it lying down

Everyday Sexism: Laura Bates is not taking it lying down

Everyday Sexism: Laura Bates is not taking it lying down

The 2018 Bishop's Stortford College Festival of Literature closed last Thursday with a discussion between feminist writer Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, and Stortford employment lawyer and novelist Hina Belitz. College student Lucy Betser was there..


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