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Essex Police have shared pictures after five people were arrested following a drugs raid on a home in Saffron Walden.

Lorries which blew over due to Storm Doris closed the M11 northbound and one lane southbound between Saffron Walden and Duxford yesterday (Thursday, February 23).

Rail operator Greater Anglia advised passengers not to travel on the West Anglia line on Thursday, February 23, due to disruption caused by Storm Doris.

Saffron Walden County High’s headteacher says secondary schools in Essex are facing an “extremely bleak” financial outlook due to funding shortages.

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Three planes have been diverted to Stansted Airport due to Storm Doris after they were unable to land at their destinations.

Budget airline Ryanair has announced its biggest-ever London winter schedule, including additional destinations and flights from Stansted Airport.


Stuart Wardley says a recurrence of bad habits was the catalyst for Saffron Walden Town’s nine-game unbeaten Thurlow Nunn Premier Division run coming to an end at Gorleston on Saturday.

Promotion-chasing Brentwood inflicted Saffron Walden’s second successive London One North defeat on Saturday in embarrassing fashion, winning 50-0 at Henham.

Tom Blomqvist has been confirmed in the BMW squad to tackle the legendary Nurburgring 24 Hours.

Saffron Walden’s up-and-down London One North away form continued as they were beaten 27-17 by Fullerians on Saturday.

Fiona Halls put in another top-class performance for Saffron Striders as she finished as first lady in the over-35 age category at the Great Bentley Half Marathon, near Harwich, on Sunday.

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Alison Balsom plays music with every cell of her and inspires others to do the same.

A group of women holding up a banner near the House of Commons saying: “We want sex” certainly attracted hoots from passing traffic.

Hedda Garbler, the ultimate role for an actress, stars Ruth Wilson in a live performance from the National Theatre being shown at cinemas on Thursday, March 9 including Saffron Screen, Chelmsford Odeon, Haverhill Arts Centre, and Vue and Arts Picturehouse in Cambridge.

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