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Saffron Walden police station was abandoned this week after a rat was seen at the town centre headquarters.

Cllr Alastair Walters (right) fills sandbags for Felsted resident Reg Bentall, parish clerk Diane Smith and Uttlesford District Council’s Emergency Planning Officer Lisa Lipscombe.

Stocks of sandbags have been put in place around Uttlesford as part of a project aimed at giving residents a helping hand this winter.

Interim town clerk Gordon Mussett hopes to make

It was the final farewell for departing town clerk Simon Lloyd last Thursday evening, as he bid goodbye to the councillors assembled at the monthly meeting and introduced the new interim clerk to the business.

Sir Alan Haselhurst MP

The MP for Saffron Walden has vehemently denied any wrong-doing, after being accused of employing an “underhand method” to influence a developer’s appeal to build 2,100 homes between Elsenham and Henham.

Rectory Practice, Castle Street

The proposed surgery merger in Saffron Walden, which could see two premises in the town combined as soon as April next year, has prompted concerns about the accessibility of the new services, with others unsure that the current “brilliant” service can be surpassed.

Olivia Glasson's Citreon C4 was keyed all along the passenger side when parked at Longhedges, as she picked up her children from RA Butler Academy on South Road on October 22.

Parents dropping off and picking up their children at a Saffron Walden primary school have been the victims of a series of vandalism incidents carried out in daylight hours.

Elaine Freeman, who is on trial for attempted murder, with a picture of her son, Nigel, who was killed serving in Afghanistan.

The mother of a soldier killed in Afghanistan fired a loaded shotgun at her husband, narrowly missing his head, a court has heard.

Sport

Saffron Walden slipped to sixth in the London 2NE table after a 32-27 loss to Rochford Hundred - their second defeat in three games.

Walden Tri

Over 200 athletes from all over the South of England congregated at Carver Barracks for Walden Tri’s Autumn Duathlon.

Man-of-the-match Spike Bell.

Saffron Walden Town took to the pitch with heavy hearts on Saturday following the passing of Dennis Savill, but they honoured the one-time board member with a 1-0 win over March Town.

Action from Saffron Walden's loss to Hammersmith & Fulham.

Hammersmith & Fulham punished Saffron Walden’s slow start by knocking them out of the RFU Intermediate Cup.

Saffron Walden Town manager Stuart Wardley sends in instructions from the sideline. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Newmarket Town’s defence of the Thurlow Nunn Challenge Cup ended at Catons Lane on Tuesday night against Saffron Walden Town.

What's On

With the festive season fast approaching, Audley End House and Gardens is giving people the chance to celebrate Christmas the Victorian way.

Saffron Hall has announced a second date for violinist Nicola Benedetti performing The Four Seasons.

Star violinist Nicola Benedetti has added a second date at Saffron Hall following a huge demand for tickets.

Alan Carr

TV funnyman Alan Carr is appearing at Saffron Walden Town Hall next month as part of a warm up for his 2015 UK tour.

Here is a round-up of some of the fireworks displays in and around Uttlesford...

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