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Saffron Walden based theatre company HyperFusion are set to go on a national tour of junior and secondary schools later this year with their new show - Boy.

Mark Pivac, with guide dog Hero and Alan Ambrose holding some of the broken glass found on the street

A Saffron Walden guide dog owner has urged residents in the town to be watchful of street debris after broken glass was found strewn along the pavement in Station Road last week.

Firefighters are to stage a strike

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced that firefighters in Essex will be taking industrial action over further proposed cuts to jobs in the county.

Police are advising people not to give out any personal information

Police are warning Essex residents to be careful as fraudsters claiming to work as tech support are contacting victims.

Uttlesford District Council headquarters on London Road, Saffron Walden.

Political parties in Uttlesford have clashed over a call for council meetings to be held in private.

Coxless Crew arrive in Hawaii

After months at sea, Saffron Walden solicitor Isabel Burnham has returned to life on land. ABIGAIL WEAVING speaks to Isabel as she got back to the UK to discuss life on board and resuming normal life.

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Floral tributes left at the scene of Stansted double murder

Neighbours of a Stansted Mountfitchet couple have been left shocked and saddened after their suspected double murder in the village last week.

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Goals either side of half-time from Sam Gregory and Louis Harper handed Saffron Walden a 2-0 win over Takeley.

Saffron Walden Town FC chairman Melvyn Seymore (middle) and vice chairman Martin Johnson (right) with the documents that allow the club to proceed as a Community Benefit Scheme. Left, John Mclaughlin, who has assisted the club
with the process
. Picture Gareth Davies.

Saffron Walden Town’s committee has been busy improving facilities at Catons Lane ahead of the new season.

Alistair Russell, right, and Matt Gouldstone meet in the middle. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Alistair Russell, Saffron Walden’s number six batsman, snatched a draw from the jaws of defeat against Copdock and Old Ipswichian in the East Anglian Premier League.

Matt Gouldstone. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Matt Gouldstone and Andrew Gale batted Saffron Walden to their second consecutive win in the East Anglian Premier League.

Tom Blomqvist won his first DTM points in Zandvoort.

Tom Blomqvist celebrated scoring his first DTM career points in Zandvoort this weekend, with a seventh place finish in the first race at the Netherlands circuit.

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World-renowned violinist Nigel Kennedy will be performing a special concert in honour of one of his greatest musical heroes.

SWS 28 Mrs Warren

Mrs Warren’s Profession by Bernard Shaw at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, July 25. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

Robin Hood: The Musical

Girls and boys can dress up as Robin Hood, Maid Marian and will actually become the Merry Men for an open air performance of Robin Hood in Haverhill during the summer holidays.

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SWS 27 Ents History Boys

The History Boys by Alan Bennett at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, July 11. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

SWS 27 ENTS Kaela-Ann Cooper

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.


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