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Saffron Walden will be the only police station in Uttlesford to remain open to the public after April under new plans announced on Tuesday (October 6) by Essex Police.

The public has been provided with “skewed information” according to Essex Firefighters - ahead of proposed cuts of up to £20million.

Stansted Bus

The first direct, non-stop express coach service between Stansted Airport and Kings Cross St Pancras will be launched on Sunday, October 11

Saffron Walden 10K. Picture: Roger King

More than 200 runners took on the Wicked Walden 10k on Sunday (September 27).

Gary Coburn's injuries

A Saffron Walden woman is urging cyclists to be extra careful after her husband suffered a broken wrist when a pot hole caused him to fall off his bike last week.

Participants at the David Gibson Memorial Walk

More than 50 people, including children and dogs, took part in the 10th annual David Gibson Memorial Walk on Sunday, September 20.

Entry was gained to a property in Frambury Lane, Saffron Walden between 2.15pm and 5.20pm on September 25 after suspects smashed the rear doors and conducted a search of the upstairs bedrooms. Nothing was taken.


Saffron Walden Golf Club’s scratch team retained the CAGU Division 1 scratch league this season.

Mitch Clare

There was a tough day at the office for Saffron Walden as they lost 52-31 on Saturday away to Diss who no doubt will be one of the strongest sides in the league this year.

Football Stock Shots

Saffron Walden Town U18s hit double figures at home to Lakeside Corinthians to advance in the Essex FA U18 Pelly Cup.

Mascot Ollie Langton walks out with the Japan team.  Photo by Richard Heathcote - World Rugby via Getty Images

Saffron Walden’s Ollie Langton admits he will never forget his moment in the spotlight after getting the chance to run out as one of Land Rover’s Rugby World Cup 2015 official mascots.

Matt Snelling. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town claimed a point from an entertaining goalless draw at Godmanchester Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

What's On

Mark Thomas is a man who cuts to the chase. His two-hour show Trespass fits somewhere in the bracket of comedy and political rally. It felt like a call to arms - a wake up call to all those of us who quietly go about our daily business not noticing all the injustice and unfairness on our own doorsteps.

Dara O'Brian

Dara O’Briain, chairman of television’s Mock the Week, will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange with his stand-up show Crowd Tickler on Friday and Saturday, October 2 and 3. This is his first live show for three years.

Winter and Eden

Singer-songwriter Cara Winter will be in concert with a string quartet and full band at the Holy Trinity Church, Littlebury, on Sunday October 11.

Apple Day

There will be an Apple Festival at Audley End this weekend, September 26 and 27. The fruit-themed activities include games, falconry, music, gardening tips, demonstrations, country crafts, stalls and refreshments and seasonal cookery.

Lord of the Flies

A stage version of William Golding’s book, The Lord of the Flies, will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange from October 6 to 10.

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