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The banning of night flights at Heathrow, suggested by the Davies Commission which has recommended a third runway at Heathrow rather than a second one at Stansted could still have “sinister” implications for the Essex airport, says Saffron Walden MP, Sir Alan Haselhurst.

Fete de la Musique. Picture: Joe Higham Reportage

Play it again Sam. Last month’s eclectic Fete de la Musique in Saffron Walden hit such a successful note that that the musicians who organised it are now hoping to reprise it every three years.

Shaun the Sheep

A pop-up cinema will be appearing in Newport of Saturday, July 18, as part of a project by Saffron Screen cinema in Saffron Walden.

A man was left startled after a stranger got into the back of his car in Wendens Ambo and ordered him to drive.

Chelmsford Crown Court

An alleged child abuse victim has told a court his life has been ruined and that he feels “dirty” after what was done to him.

Toasting marshmallows round the fire at RAB Fest

A sizzling summer fete was a huge success at RA Butler Infant and Junior School over the weekend as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.

Saffron Walden 5th Scouts slept rough for Nepal appeal.

A group of scouts gave up their comfortable beds for a night to support victims of the Nepal earthquake.


Saffron Walden Town has announced the full slate of pre-season fixtures ahead of their first campaign in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

From left: new first-team captain James Gosden, Graham Marshall, senior teams manager, Danny Hunter, club head coach, Steve Langford, club secretary and Adam Miles, outgoing first-team captain.

Rugby coach Danny Hunter has promotion in his sights as he takes up a new role at Saffron Walden Rugby Club.

Olly Tuck

The sun came out, the wind dropped and Walden hit the inland links to beat St Ives 4-2 in CAGU Division One.

Walden Velo

Walden Velo’s numbers are on the up after the club sent 45 riders to the Tour of Cambridge last weekend.

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Andy Bryant

WaldenTri athlete Andy Bryant managed a top 15 place at the European Middle Distance Championships in Rimini, Italy.

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More than 20 Uttlesford artists will be opening their studios over the first four weekends in July so visitors can see them at work and see the places where their work is inspired and created.


Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and violence has been rehashed so many times and in so many different ways it is an exceptionally hard script to make seem fresh.

SWS 26 ENTS Jeremy Hardy and Jo Brand

Comics Jo Brand and Jeremy Hardy with their clever critiques of modern life will both do stand-up shows at Saffron Walden Town Hall this autumn and tickets are now on sale.


The Flying Legends Air Show is at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford over the weekend of July 11 and 12.

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Constellations by Nick Payne at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, June 20. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

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Friday, May 8, 2015
Saffron Walden Election

All the reaction to Thursday’s Parliamentary election which saw incumbent Sir Alan Haselhurst return to Westminster.

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