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A crowd of 4,000 people braved the wet conditions to watch a special outdoor screening of Grease on Saffron Walden Common on Saturday (Sept 17).

A crash on the M11 northbound between junctions 8 and 9 caused long delays on Saturday after a vehicle overturned.

People gathered to see nine Morris Minors that were parked in Market Square to raise money for charity this week (Monday September 19).

Parents and pupils unhappy with school transport have contacted Uttlesford Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), reporting “numerous and wide-spread issues” according to the organisation.

A row has erupted after Conservative town councillors accused Saffron Walden Town Mayor Sarfraz Anjum of taking his mayoral chain to Pakistan without permission.

A new operational police base will open in Saffron Walden next year after a deal has been struck between Essex Police and Uttlesford District Council (UDC).

The family of a teenager diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease has insisted they are not giving up hope of finding a cure for the 15-year-old despite setbacks.

Sport

After two good league victories Saffron Walden came back down to earth with a narrow loss at home to Barking at Henham.

Tom Blomqvist wants to repeat his Formula Three heroics at the Hungaroring and deliver more success in the penultimate round of the DTM season in Budapest at the weekend.

Debden Green’s George Peasgood says he will remember racing at the Rio Paralympics forever despite agonisingly missing out on a triathlon medal on Saturday.

Tom Blomqvist secured his fourth second-placed finish of the 2016 DTM season at the Nürburgring at the weekend.

Goals from Matt Snelling and Craig Calver helped Saffron Walden Town claim the derby bragging rights and book their spot in the next round of the FA Vase with a 2-1 first qualifying round win at Stansted on Saturday.

What's On

The Cambridge Greek Play happens every three years, when Cambridge University students stage ancient Greek plays – in ancient Greek but with surtitles for us ordinary mortals.

A superhero-themed yoga class for charity is happening this weekend (September 24).

The Woman in Black is coming back to the Cambridge Arts Theatre for one week (September 26 - October 1).
Based on Susan Hill’s novel, it is a story within a story – a horror about a lawyer who believes he has been cursed by a ghost and hires a young actor to help him tell the tale.

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