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Secrets of the Walking Tree - on ITV's Countrywise

One of the region's best preserved medieval landscapes is to feature in ITV's Countrywise series later this year.

Hatfield Forest near Stansted Airport is home to many historic trees dating back hundreds of years to the time of the Tudor monarchs.

Elodie Harper met up with presenter Paul Heiney to find out more about this well-loved woodland - including the magical sounding Walking Tree.

Click below to watch the report:

Man charged with murder of a woman in Bishop's Stortford

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman in Bishop's Stortford.

45-year-old Sally Campion was found with serious injuries on Wednesday 2nd July. She was taken to hospital but later died.

44-year-old Matthew Keough, who is of no fixed address, appeared before Hatfield Remand Court and has been remanded into custody.

He'll now appear before St Albans Crown Court on Monday 7th July.

The case has been referred as a matter of course to the Independent Police Complaints Commission following prior contact with the victim.

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Drivers facing disruption in Bishop's Stortford

A120 will close between B1383 and the A1184 for road works Credit: ITV Anglia

Drivers are being warned about a road closure on one of the main routes in Bishop's Stortford, as £130,000 of improvement work gets underway tonight.

Work on the viaduct will close the A120 between 8pm and 5am Monday to Friday, between the B1383 and the A1184. A diversion will be in place.

The work is due to be finished by Friday 20th June.

Tributes to man found dead

Charles Goodwin Credit: Hertfordshire Police

Tributes have been paid to a man found dead in Bishop's Stortford.

36 year old Charles Goodwin was found in undergrowth in the London Road area on Sunday.

His partner described him as a devoted family man and a very proud father.

Police are treating his death as unexplained.

Baby brought "back to life" after 23 minutes not breathing

A baby girl has been brought back to life thanks to a consultant's decision to make one final attempt to revive her.

Beatrix Richards, from Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire, wasn't breathing when she was born, and hospital guidelines state resuscitation should stop after 20 minutes.

But the hospital doctor treating Beatrix was reminded of his own daughter and decided he just couldn't give up. Three minutes later she started breathing and she's now recovering at home with her parents and sister.

Click below to watch a report on little Beatrix from ITV News Anglia's Hannah Pettifer

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Father of baby brought back to life: "The odds were stacked against her"

The father of the baby girl brought back to life thanks to a consultant's decision to have one more go at reviving her says they didn't realise how lucky they were.

Beatrix Richards, from Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire, was not breathing when she was born, and hospital guidelines state resuscitation should stop after 20 minutes. But the hospital doctor treating Beatrix was reminded of his own daughter and decided he just couldn't give up.

Beatrix's father Lloyd Richards said: "We didn't realise how lucky we were - the odds were stacked against her from the off. Miraculously she's pulled through."

Baby girl survives not breathing for 23 minutes

The family in hospital Credit: Richards family

A baby born in Harlow in Essex has survived despite not breathing for the first 23 minutes of her life.

Beatrix Richards had to be resuscitated, but just at the moment when guidelines recommend resuscitation ends, the consultant at the Princess Alexandra hospital, decided to give it one more go.

She started to breathe and now 8 weeks old is back home in Bishop's Stortford.

She still has a tiny bleed on her brain, caused by the lack of oxygen when she was born, the long-term implications of which are unknown, but the outlook is very good.

Beatrix Richards Credit: Richards family

The family are now fundraising for both the Princess Alexandra hospital in Essex and St Thomas's Hospital in London where she was transferred to at just a few hours old.

Beatrix now Credit: Richards family
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