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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.

Roadworks on the M11 and A120 might cause delays while travelling in Essex Monday to Friday next week.

Proposals for the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner to over see the fire brigade are pressing ahead – and could save up to £30.8million.

With a theme of Peace in the World, the congregation at St Mary’s Church in Saffron Walden dressed up in costumes representing different nations for their annual Christmas Fair last weekend.

A family who have raised more than £11,000 for St Clare Hospice in a series of cycling and running challenges have been honoured by the charity’s MP with a tour of the Houses of Parliament.

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

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.

A dancer and strings playing pastoral and middle-European Gypsy melodies will accompany children’s Laureate Michael Morgpurgo, OBE when he reads his story The Best of Times at Saffron Hall on Sunday, December 11.

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