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Think of taking on the gymnastic challenge of vaulting – and then add in doing it on horseback and being disabled.

More than 100 women met on The Common, in Saffron Walden, earlier this summer to take part in a sports event aimed at encouraging girls and women to get exercising.

Uttlesford District Council has mapped out an illustrated route to help residents understand its future development proposals.

A teenager from Newport is recovering after being struck down with a potentially fatal syndrome affecting just one in a million people.

A Suffolk footballer who lost both his legs in a horrific hit and run crash has fulfilled his ambition of walking down the aisle on his wedding day.

After weeks of drama, tears, and a nail-biting final, the stars of ITV2’s Love Island returned to Stansted Airport yesterday.

A residents’ group against a Saffron Walden housing development is calling on people to join them during a six-day public inquiry into the plans.


The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix preview.

Tributes have been paid to “a jovial, kind man”, Iain Wright-Watson, architect, co-founder of Saffron Walden Rugby Club and former Mayor of Saffron Walden who died on June 28, aged 85.

The annual inter village competition at Saffron Walden Golf Club this year attracted nearly 100 golfers representing surrounding villages and several Walden areas.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

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After two successful films and a minions spin-off, comes the third instalment proper in the Despicable Me series.

A new exhibition on the ice age opens on Saturday August 12 with a special stone age day on Wednesday, August 16.

The Kyiv Classic Accordion Duo who tour raising money for children and families still affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986, will at the United Reformed Church in New Street, Dunmow on August 2 and Holy Cross Church, Station Road, Felsted on August 4.

An open day is being held at the Church Street Gallery in Church Street, Saffron Walden on Saturday, July 29, to celebrate a new art studio opeing in Wimbish. Artist Sue Jones is opening Stoneman Press, in Wimbish in September and is inviting people to go along to Church Street ask questions, or sign up for a course.

This year’s free Dance in the Square in Saffron Walden on August 26, (Bank Holiday Saturday) will be a 15th anniversary celebration organised by the Saffron Walden Initiative. It will feature Uncle Funk and the Boogie Wonderband supported by singer Darren Stammers and the performing arts group Stagecoach.

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