Fred, the resident dog at Mountfitchet Castle in Stansted, stepped up to the challenge when nine little ducklings became orphaned last Thursday.

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Five students from the Agricultural Science Unit (ASU) at Saffron Walden County High School took part in the first Uttlesford ‘Dragons Apprentice Challenge’, a school fundraising competition organised by the Council for Voluntary Services Uttlesford (CVSU).

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Saffron Walden County High School
Friday, May 18, 2018

When Santus Circus opens on the Saffron Walden common on May 23, the ringmaster will be very much on ‘home ground’.

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United Kingdom
Friday, May 18, 2018

The governors of Walden School, a registered charity and private school which closed last year, failed to file accounts for the financial year of 2016, the year before the company went into administration.

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Walden School
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Between May 17 and May 31, Saffron Walden’s award-winning market will be decorated with ‘Love Your Local Market’ bunting and a #LYLM2018 ‘selfie board’ will be free to use by supporters of the market.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Replacing part of the flood defences at the entrance to Saffron Walden’s culvert could cost taxpayers more than £700,000 and an Essex county councillor says he aims to “challenge at the highest level the seemingly excessive level of charges for public works”.

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Saffron Walden Town Council
Monday, May 14, 2018

The Saffron Ice Cream Company was commissioned by a Premier League football club to produce dairy ice cream to thank loyal fans.

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Saffron Walden
Friday, May 11, 2018

The upcoming royal wedding will be live streamed at Saffron Walden Town Hall and members of the public can attend free of charge.

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Barbara Light
Friday, May 11, 2018

The leader of the Uttlesford Liberal Democrat group says the district council has held 35 meetings with Stansted Airport management behind closed doors, pointing to a lack of transparency and democratic accountability.

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Alan Dean
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Newly-resurfaced roads in Henham will be revisited by a contractor after they began to fall apart less than a week after works were completed.

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Essex County Council
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Administrators insist that an education provider was sought to take on Walden School following its closure, but it did not receive a “financially supported offer” that would have allowed for the creditors to be paid in full.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

A woman has died following a collision on the eastbound A120 near Great Dunmow.

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Serious Collision Investigation Unit
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The A120 is currently closed eastbound following a serious crash this morning (Tuesday, May 8).

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Essex Police
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Stansted Airport bosses have welcomed more than 650 responses of support for the airport’s expansion plans, but campaigners say the “spin doctors” did not point out that 615 of the responses were almost identical computer-generated e-mails.

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Toole
Sunday, May 6, 2018

Saffron Walden County High School (SWCHS) has introduced two new initiatives to reduce the school’s plastic consumption.

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Saffron Walden County High School
Saturday, May 5, 2018

The number of people needing to use emergency supplies from Uttlesford Foodbank has increased by almost 40 per cent in the last year.

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Malcolm Domb
Friday, May 4, 2018

Voters from Linton, Duxford and Whittlesford headed to the polls yesterday (Thursday) to elect members of South Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Liberal Democrat
Friday, May 4, 2018

Campaigners aiming to save a pub in Saffron Walden have voiced “serious and well-founded concerns” about fresh plans for the owner to undertake refurbishment.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

The chairman of Saffron Academy Trust said the sale of Walden School to developers was a “very sad loss” after efforts to secure the site for use within the state sector failed.

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Department for Education
Thursday, May 3, 2018

The ‘vision’ for the North Uttlesford Garden Community (NUGC) in Great Chesterford has been unveiled by the developer, but campaigners have labelled it a “blatant grab for the Cambridge housing market” to meet Uttlesford’s housing target.

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Ireland
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

An Indian restaurant in Saffron Walden had its business Facebook account hacked last week and false information about the restaurant’s hygiene rating was posted, costing the business thousands of pounds in lost trade.

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Uttlesford District Council
Monday, April 30, 2018

The Saffron Walden French Market is returning to the town for its annual visit and for the celebration of its 10th anniversary.

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Kemi Badenoch, MP for Saffron Walden, has spoken out on the increase in crime in Uttlesford and confirmed that she is trying to get the town’s police station to remain open throughout the night.

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Kemi Badenoch
Friday, April 27, 2018

The community defibrillator which was in the telephone box in Saffron Walden’s market square has been stolen.

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Honda
Friday, April 27, 2018

Uttlesford District Council is investing in extra resources to tackle littering and fly-tipping and will consider increasing maximum fines for offenders at a meeting later in the year.

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Susan Barker
Friday, April 27, 2018

Essex Police are appealing for information to help find out how a cyclist became seriously injured in Takeley.

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Essex Police
Thursday, April 26, 2018

A woman from Hempstead whose dog suffered deep wounds after becoming entangled in a barbed wire fence wants to use the experience to encourage all dog owners to attend canine first aid courses.

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Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A man from Saffron Walden is to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court this morning (April 25) charged with four offences.

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Chelmsford Magistrates' Court
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A pair of runaway ducklings caused a flap in Saffron Walden on Monday after one became stuck in a drain.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Local party Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) have spoken out about the sale of Walden School to a property development company.

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Heather Asker

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