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In my opinion, there are few things more uniquely British than a street party. So it was both an honour and a pleasure to be able to take Elizabeth to her first one last Sunday, aged just eight months old.

The EU Referendum count at Riverside Leisure Centre in Chelmsford.

East Anglian voters want a Brexit, backing the national picture following yesterday’s referendum.

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell hugs his wife Clementine Carswell after his general election win in Clacton.

Leave campaigners are beginning to celebrate a victory as a Brexit looks all but certain – with Essex districts all backing the out vote.

Two flags - European Union and Great Britain

Residents in South Cambridgeshire have voted in favour to remain in the European Union.

Two flags - European Union and Great Britain

The majority of the Uttlesford electorate has voted in favour to leave the European Union.

Residents of Saffron Walden went to the polls today to vote in the EU referendum

Voting is under way in Uttlesford in the EU referendum today (Thursday).

Amy-Jo Simpson (left) and Lindsay Smith, who are taking on the London to Cambridge challenge

Two friends are set to take on a gruelling 100km challenge for charity in memory of their dads, who both passed away in the last year.

Sport

Walden Velo Cycling Club gearing up for Walden 101 and Mud, Sweat and Gears events

Walden Velo Cycling Club are gearing up for their two flagship events next month.

Alec Smith. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Joe Barrs’ Saffron Walden slipped to fifth in Tucker Gardner Division One after a seven-wicket loss at new leaders Nassington.

Walden Velo members at the Tour of Cambridgeshire

Six Walden Velo members have qualified for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships in Perth, Australia.

Bowls stock

Great Chesterford Bowls Club secured another win in the Cambridgeshire and District League, defeating Castle Camps 4-3 on the road.

WaldenTRI member Matthew Bainbridgeat the World Duathlon Championships

A WaldenTRI duo delivered excellent results at the World Duathlon Championships in Aviles, Spain.

What's On

Enrico Tomasso

The Rio Trio will be part of the opening weekend of the Thaxted Festival on Saturday, June 25.

Jane Sitch and Jeffery Wilson

Clarinettist Jane Sitch joins her friend and teacher, Jeffery Wilson to share the stage at Chelmsford Civic Theatre’s Cramphorn Studio on Wednesday, June 29. The concert is called Swapsies because they will each take turns to accompany each other on the piano. This is one of the studio’s free lunchtime concerts which showcases both London-based professional musicians and talented artists from the region. This concert starts at 1pm to be followed at 2.15pm by a relaxed event for people with special needs.

James Ravilious exhibition

The new exhibition at the Fry Art Gallery running until Sunday, July 24 features black and white photographs by James Ravilious (1939-1999) together with some of his, and his father Eric Ravilious’s wood engravings.

Dunmow Wind Band

Dunmow Wind Band launches its first CD on Monday, July 4 at the Angel and Harp pub in Dunmow.

You've Got a Friend

The music of Carole King and James Taylor, a show called You’ve Got a Friend, is at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on Saturday, July 2.

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