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Saffron Screen's 10th birthday

To celebrate 10 years since Saffron Screen launched in May 2006, the cinema is showing a film ahead of the rest of the country.

A burglary at a shop in Market Place, Saffron Walden, took place on May 13 at 4.08am when thieves forced entry to the front door. A duvet cover was used to steal a large quantity of fragrances from the ground floor of the store.

Phone scams.

A warning has been put out after a telephone scam where households are telephoned out of the blue to be told there is a virus on their computer.

Captain Peter West.

After decades of flying, Captain Pete West set off from Stansted airport on Sunday for his final flight before retirement.

Gilbey WI members.

Members of Elsenham WI will be known by a different guise after changing their name.

Food journalist Andrew Webb, with his new book - Meat Manual

Saffron Walden-based food journalist Andrew Webb has released his latest book aimed at budding chefs who are looking to improve their meat cookery.

Stansted Mountfitchet. Picture: Saffron Photo

A surgery in Stansted has pulled itself out of special measures and is now rated as Good following an inspection in February.


Saffron Walden Golf Club's winning team collect the Morrow Trophy

The team of Roger and Vilma Krinks, David and Lynda Minton triumphed in the Morrow Trophy at Saffron Walden Golf Club on Sunday.

Niraj Odedra

Niraj Odedra spun last season’s unbeaten Tucker One champions, Godmanchester, into trouble as he took 5-5 to down the hosts by 16 runs and extend Saffron Walden’s winning start to four games on Saturday.

Golf stock

The Saffron Walden Golf Club scratch team came up against a much improved Brampton Park outfit in the CAGU Division One Scratch League, losing 4-2.

Saffron Striders' Helen Hewlett won the  female 60 plus category at the Newmarket Heath 6K event

Helen Hewlett was Saffron Striders’ top performer at the Newmarket Heath 6K.

Tom Blomqvist takes sixth at Hockenheim

The eagerly awaited return of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) season got off to a good start for MB Partners’ client Tom Blomqvist and his team at BMW Team RBM as they secured a respectable sixth place at the Hockenheim circuit in Germany.

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Why is there pain and suffering in a world with a God who loves humanity?

Royal Phil and Evelyn Glennie

Cambridge Corn Exchange’s resident orchestra the Royal Philharmonic will perform the final concert of the this season’s Cambridge Classical Concert Series with Dame Evelyn Glennie on Thursday, June 9.


The scene is a restaurant somewhere near Duxford. Two couples arrive for dinner. They are looking forward to a lovely evening.

Joanna Eden Red Curtain

Singer-songwriter Joanna Eden and actress Leigh McDonald bring their show The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman to Fairycroft House, Saffron Walden on Sunday, May 22 at 7.30pm.

Shappi Khorsandi

Top comics, Jeremy Hardy, Shappi Khorsandi, Lucy Porter and Stephen K Amos are coming to perform at Haverhill Arts Centre this season. Jeremy Hardy will be there on Wednesday, June 1 and booking is now open for Shappi Khorsandi on Friday, September 23, Lucy Porter on November 4 and Stephen K Amos on November 17. All the shows are at 8pm. Tickets from 01440 714140 or

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