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After the success of last year’s inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards, Archant is delighted to announce the return of the awards for 2018.

Haverhill residents are being invited to have their say on the future of a GP surgery in the town later this month.

Volunteer models strutted their stuff on the catwalk in aid of the Addenbrooke’s Breast Cancer Appeal.

Train passengers using Greater Anglia services are being asked not to pull the emergency cord for a medical incident on board, but instead to call 999 – and take to Twitter.

Cafe society could come to Saffron Walden in the summer with music in a pedestrianised Market Square if proposals from the town council get the go-ahead - but would this encourage people to come to the town or would it be, as one market trader has said: “The ruin of Saffron Walden.”

Stansted Airport has scaled-back its expansion plans with a pledge to achieve is growth ambitions without seeking any increase in the number of flights it is allowed to handle.

There could be an open air, synthetic ice rink on Saffron Walden Common this Christmas.

Sport

Saffron Walden Town travel to Ipswich Wanderers on Saturday, ahead of a home meeting with Godmanchester Rovers on Tuesday, after enduring a mixed week in the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League.

Saffron Walden Cricket Club presented their awards for 2017, with Whiting League chairman Keith Coburn as the guest of honour.

Saffron Walden celebrated their first win of the London One North season with a 41-22 triumph over Fullerians.

Saffron Walden Golf Club’s Millennium Week proved the highlight of the year for the senior section.

Saffron Walden under-15s ran out 37-17 winners over Diss in their friendly fixture.

What's On

This play is a masterpiece immaculately performed. I started from the beginning writing down the witty lines, until I realised, I had filled half a notebook. My pen never left the page.

The next Joanna’s Place jazz concert at Fairycroft House in Saffron Walden with singer/songwriter Joanna Eden will be on Saturday, October 14.

A choir evening with songs including Over the Rainbow, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and Moon River as well as ancient and classical music will be presented by Granta Chorale on Saturday, October 21.

Families are invited to the 10th annual Cambridge Festival of Ideas from October 16-29 (going through half-term) with talks, story-telling, games, exhibitions and interactive fun. There are hundreds of free events over two weeks.

How far would you go to become the most powerful man in the world? Martin Shaw stars in the UK premiere of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man at Cambridge Arts Theatre from October 16-21.

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