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New political party formed as residents seek to take control of Uttlesford District Council

Unhappy residents have formed their own political party after becoming fed up with national parties “telling them what’s good for them”.

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Saffron Walden Museum

Saffron Walden Museum to host wartime inspired fun activities during half-term

This October half-term Saffron Walden Museum is offering families the chance to experience wartime food rationing, as well as take part in food-inspired art activities.

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A jeroboam of Moet and Chandon champagne served exclusively at the Buckingham Palace 2003 Jubilee Celebrations is one of the highlights in a sale at Sworders.

Champagne served during Jubilee celebrations at Buckingham Palace to go on sale at Stansted auctioneers

A jeroboam of Moet and Chandon champagne served exclusively at the Buckingham Palace 2003 Jubilee Celebrations and never released for general sale is one of the highlights in a sale at a Stansted Mountfitchet-based auctioneers next month.

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From left, Stef Godfrey, Erica Redfern, Cynthia George, Clare Thompson, Maire Collins, Jude Hannam, Chris Westgarth.

Run in memory of Saffron Walden teacher raises £3,000

A run in memory of a Saffron Walden teacher who died of Motor Neurone disease has raised more than £3,000 for fellow sufferers.

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Annie Furlong, the great-great-great-great granddaughter of Patrick Furlong, pictured in one of the Parliamentary archive floors in Victoria Tower. The 30,000 scrolls in this room make up part of those archives that were saved from the fire.

Oh Lords! Day my ancestors set fire to Parliament...

Today, 180 years ago, two unknown labourers set Parliament ablaze - by accident. The fire has died down in collective memory, despite being the third largest in London’s history - but a Saffron Walden family’s realisation they are the directly related to one of the fire-starters has sparked a whole new interest in this forgotten chapter of Westminster history...

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Fry Art Gallery has been awarded almost £200,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to enhance its collection

Saffron Walden gallery’s £199k windfall

A community-run gallery has been awarded nearly £200,000 to enhance its collection of work from local artists.

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The Saffron Opera Group's first production was a big success.

Wagner opera at Saffron Hall ‘even better than hoped’

History was made at Saffron Hall as singers from across the globe were invited to take part in the first ever opera hosted at the multi-million pound auditorium.

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Bloods drawn at home to Whitton in FA Vase

Saffron Walden Town will play Whitton United in the first round proper of the FA Vase.

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