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A man had died after suffering a heart attack in Newport yesterday afternoon (Sunday, December 4).

Rare apples from trees growing since 2008 have been harvested from a Wimbish orchard this month (November 15).

Pantomimes always have a twist because men dress as women and the principal boy is a girl, but in Aladdin at Linton Village College, a son will play his mother and his mother will play her son.

Offers have been flooding in to buy a village police station, which comes off the market in two weeks.

A musical video of Wimbish Military Wives singing Christmas songs for a new festive album was released last week (November 16).

A rare piece of Irish antique silver eclipsed its estimate by four times in a Stansted Auction yesterday, November 30.

Soldiers from Carver Barracks in Wimbish were celebrated at a special anniversary reception last night (Thursday, December 1) alongside other members of the Armed Forces in Essex.

Sport

Stuart Wardley is confident Saffron Walden Town have enough to get away from danger and preserve their Thurlow Nunn Premier Division status for a second successive season.

Stuart Wardley’s Saffron Walden Town extended their winless run in all competitions to six after a 3-0 home defeat to mid-table Fakenham Town.

Ben Nash’s late try denied visiting Thurrock the victory and ensured a second draw in three league games for Saffron Walden at Henham.

Wivenhoe Town staged an incredible second-half comeback to come from three goals down at the break to secure a 3-3 draw against Saffron Walden Town in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division on Saturday.

Saffron Walden left Legends Lane with a four-try bonus point but could not do enough to claim the victory.

What's On

The audience was on its feet after the final notes of The Zurich Chamber Orchestra at Cambridge Corn Exchange with soloists Alison Balsom, trumpet and Gabriela Montero, piano.

Sister Act at Cambridge Corn Exchange from December 12 – 17 has been directed and choregraphed by Craig Revel Horwood, the baddie judge on Strictly Come Dancing who we suspect is actually rather nice.

Oliver with a Christmas Twist, a production by The Searchlight Theatre Company, will be at Saffron Walden Baptish Church for one night only on Monday, December 5.

Baritone Gerald Finley will be in recital with Sir Antonio Pappano, director of the Royal Opera at Saffron Hall on Sunday, December 4.

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