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Saffron Walden Town Council received the annual Essex Community Award from Essex County Council and Essex Association of Local Councils.

Chris Dyson, from Saffron Walden, and his brother-in-law Ian Cowan, from Denham in Suffolk, set off on October 5 to drive 2,000 miles in 48 hours to raise money for charity.

An Italian tourist, who collapsed and stopped breathing at Stansted Airport, is safely back home.

Music produced by Dunmow school children bought a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘what a load of rubbish’.

Highways England has revealed its latest list of planned roadworks and road closures across the East of England for the week ahead.

The East Anglian Railway Museum at Chappel and Wakes Colne railway station in Colchester will soon feature a piece of history from Saffron Walden’s train station.

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.


Saffron Walden maintained their unbeaten start in London Two North East with a hard-fought 20-7 win at Harlow.

The force was certainly with friends and family of the late Ryan Lynch as they gathered at the annual Wimpole Estate 10 mile race on Sunday to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

Local youngsters Lewis Buchallet and Luca McGrath struck gold at the National Road Relays in Birmingham on Saturday.

Girls from the local area have a fantastic opportunity to train with the Norwich City regional development programme during the half-term holidays in partnership with Saffron Walden PSG.

Saffron Walden Town return to Essex Senior League action with a home match against Tower Hamlets at Catons Lane on Saturday.

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Lady Constance Lytton was the daughter of a Viceroy of India, born in 1869, so an archetypal, upper class, Victorian young woman.

The English Touring Opera (ETO) is bringing a series of productions to Saffron Hall as part of the venue’s autumn season.

As Raymond, the savant would say: This is definitely the best play at Cambridge Arts Theatre this year. Definitely the best play....

The first night audience at the venue stood up to applaud and Cambridge audiences rarely give anyone a standing ovation, I say rarely, I mean never.

The bar was nothing short of ghoulish and demonic. The premiere of Netflix’s The Haunted Hill House was unforgettable.

No Surrender, the celebrated show about an unlikely suffragette, Lady Constance Lytton, who disguised herself as a poor woman because the police refused to arrest a lady - and then wrote the first book about prison from an inmate’s point of view, returns to Cambridge Junction.

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