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Students were celebrating across the district today (Thursday, August 17) as a record number in several schools achieved top results.

Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex receive their long-awaited A-level results today, with early reports suggesting the region could post an unexpected rise in results amid national concerns over toughened-up reforms and exam “chaos”.

A father and daughter from Debden cycled 477 miles, travelling through four countries in eight days as a “limber up” for an annual charity bike.

Saffron Walden Town Council has passed a proposal to ask whether Historic England would consider listing the building of Walden School.

Saffron Walden Town Council has decided to form a cross-party working group to deal with the issues surrounding the district’s Local Plan.

A ‘dangerous’ paedophile caught by detectives at a hotel on his way to meet an eight-year-old girl and a boy aged two has been jailed for more than six years.

Crowds descended on Newport last weekend to celebrate the return of its summer fete.

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Saffron Walden’s Castle Hill Tennis Club annual veterans’ tournament attracted 18 competitors and one of this year’s winners followed up on her success from 12 months ago to reach the final – only to lose out in the last match.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

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Audley End House and Gardens is selling organic apple juice for the first time which has been made using fruit grown in its own organic kitchen garden.

The show Are You Experienced? hailed as the world’s number one tribute to Jimi Hendrix, will be at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on Friday, September 8. This is a tribute by John Campbell who looks and sounds like Jimi. Hendrix, who was born in 1942 and died aged just 27, had a mainstream career of just four years. Regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music”.

Award-winning folk duo, Megson, who played at Cambridge Folk Festival last year, will be at The Old Bull in Royston on Friday, September 29 as part of a nationwide tour.

An ensemble of internationally renowned singers, an orchestra of over one hundred musicians including six harps, and a specially selected chorus of vassals and their womenfolk will see Valhalla go up in flames when Saffron Opera Group’s present the finale of Wagner’s Ring Cycle on Sunday, September 17.

Peace Train, the Cat Stevens Story is at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Thursday September 7 and will be a night of music and story-telling.

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