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Firefighters spent more than three hours tackling a huge hay stack fire in a field in north-east Essex.

The chief constable of Essex Police says austerity remains the force’s biggest challenge and insists the last eight years in policing have been “the toughest since wartime”.

Leisure airline Jet2.com has unveiled plans for a major expansion at Stansted – just week after launching its first flights from the airport.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car failed to stop at the scene of an accident at a roundabout near Stansted Airport.

A charity fashion show at dress shop, M&Co in Saffron Walden on Wednesday, April 19 raised over £400 to buy another defibrillator for the town.

Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre (TIC) hosted two familiarisation days to give Visit Essex and Visit Cambridge staff an idea of what the town has to offer.

Jewellery was stolen from a Saffron Walden home last week after thieves forced their way through the back patio doors of the property.

Sport

Saffron Walden lost to Foxton by 11 runs in their opening Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Premier League Division One match of the season.

WaldenJNR was represented in the Tristar children’s categories at the Basildon Aquathlon on Saturday.

Saffron Walden Town FC paid their respects to club president Paul Daw before their home game with Thetford Town on Saturday.

Saffron Walden Town lost 5-2 at Fakenham in the Thurlow Nunn Premier.

Tom Blomqvist capped a remarkable turnaround as he secured a sixth-place finish at the opening round of the Blancpain GT Series

What's On

Logan marks Hugh Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine, revisiting a role he has played eight times before, which started with X-men in 2000.

After the sudden death of actor Tim Pigott-Smith on April 7, the play he was about to star in, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Saleman, was halted on its tour.

Folk-punk band, Skinny Lister will be at The Junction, Cambridge on Thursday, May 4.

The REAL Family Fun Day is back for its 5th year at Saffron Walden Football Club on Sunday, April 30, and this year it will be free to enter.

Three times Brit Award winner, Eddi Reader, will be at Cambridge Junction on Wednesday, May 3 singing songs from her new album, The Best of Eddi Reader, which is a career compilation, a double album of 30 songs.

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