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A Stansted school is “on the up”, according to the district’s MP, who paid a visit to Forest Hall last Friday.

Princess Anne paid a visit to Manuden today (Tuesday).

Royal well-wishers were today blown away by the visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, who arrived by helicopter to open Manuden’s new affordable housing development.

Colin Currie, artist-in-residence at the Southbank Centre, will be playing with his percussion group at Saffron Hall on April 26. Photo: Chris Gloag.

Saffron Hall will resound with innovative rhythms and musical minimalism later this month, as the percussion-led Colin Currie Group takes to the stage.

There will be free entry for people who served in the Second World War, overseas or on the home front, to the first Duxford air show of the year, marking the anniversary of VE Day.

A motorcyclist who weaved in and out of traffic at speeds up to 148mph – believed to be the highest ever speed recorded in the UK by a rider carrying a pillion passenger – has today been banned from driving for 15 months.

Two people were jailed for the theft of duty free items from Stansted Airport.

Two people have been jailed for six weeks after admitting stealing duty free items from Stansted Airport.

Pharmacy opening hours for the Easter bank holiday weekend have been published by health chiefs.


The Saffron Walden and District Snooker League representative team lifted the ninth annual Bishop’s Stortford Challenge shield at the weekend.

Craig Calver scored Walden first goal against Needham Market. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town’s strike partnership of Shaun Avis and Craig Calver fired the Bloods past Needham Market and rekindled their promotion chase.

Chris Reid clears his lines.

Stuart Wardley believes Saffron Walden Town are ‘back on track’ after picking up their first win in three outings on Tuesday night.

Jamie Solkhon. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town put in an improved performance to arrest their recent run of bad form and pick up a vital three points at home to Halstead Town on Tuesday.

Shaun Avis. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town rekindled their promotion push with a much-needed 2-1 victory over Halstead Town at Catons Lane.

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