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The Turkmenian Eagle owlets with mum Rohan at Linton Zoo.

VIDEO: Easter chicks make their debut at Linton Zoo

Linton Zoo has welcomed its first Easter chicks ... three adorable Turkmenian eagle owlets.

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Ed Byrne delves into the Spring Raffle tickets inside the zorb. Photos by Peter Cozzi- Frank G.Gates Ltd

Picture gallery: Comedian Ed Byrne springs into action for best-ever St Clare raffle

Comedian Ed Byrne dived into a yellow zorb to draw the winning ticket for the St Clare Spring Raffle, which has raised a record-breaking £32,251.

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Nicholas Charrington, the new High Sheriff of Essex. Picture: Paul Starr

New High Sheriff of Essex supports voluntary sector

The 834th High Sheriff of Essex has taken up post – and will now focus attention on raise money for voluntary and community organisations across the county.

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Tommy Cooper tribute act.

Tommy Cooper impersonator to hold fundraising variety show in Saffron Walden

A well-known impersonator of comedy legend Tommy Cooper will be ‘thanking’ the people of Saffron Walden in advance of their support of his latest fundraiser ... just like that.

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From left, Emilia Linwood and Morag Linwood, receive the cheque from Waitrose customer service staff Jon Walker and Caroline Twite.

Youngsters invited to be apart of the celebrity football match day in Saffron Walden

Waitrose in Saffron Walden has donated a cheque for £531 to a charity launched in memory of a County High student.

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Ambulance service issues safety advice to help people have a cracking Bank Holiday

‘Safety first’ is the message being promoted by the region’s ambulance service ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend, to help prevent an increase in ambulance demand.

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What's On See all

Chamber orchestra to serenade audience in Thaxted and Ely

A cacophony of symphonies will ring out at Thaxted Parish Church next month.

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Tour de France See all

Back row, from left, Jason Fergus, Christian Prudhomme, Cllr Ann Naylor and Cllr Ray Gooding. From, Essex Inspired Athletes Lana Redgewell and Shane Redgewell.

Tour de France general director makes tour de Essex

Tour de France general director Christian Prudhomme visited County Hall this afternoon as part of a tour de Essex.

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Stansted Airport See all

Kwame Raymond

Stansted drug mule jailed for five years

A man who swallowed packages containing cocaine worth more than £400,000 in an attempt to smuggle them into the UK has been jailed for five years.

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Sport See all

Colin Wallington will step down as Bloods boss at the end of the season.

Saffron Walden Town boss will quit at end of season and take up coaching role in US

Bloods first team manager Colin Wallington is to step down at the end of the season.

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