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Neighbours have reacted today to being woken by a stolen car going up in flames outside their homes.

Firefighters were called to a communal car park in Shrublands, Saffron Walden, where they discovered two cars ablaze. One was believed to have been stolen from Dunmow three days ago.

Firefighters attended a blaze in the early hours of this morning, after a car reported to be stolen was set alight at a car park in Saffron Walden.

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Stansted Airport has committed to push for improvements to the A120 in Essex as part of its blueprint for the next 15 years.

Councillors and officers at last year's celebration marking the opening of the Dunmow Bypass.

Confusion surrounds when the correct signage will be placed on the long-awaited Dunmow bypass – with the latest claim that it might not be until the summer.

Firefighters attended a blaze at PrintPack Europe on Radwinter Road, Saffron Walden, in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Around fifty staff members are said to have been evacuated this morning from a print works factory in Saffron Walden.

Cllr Jan Menell implored Uttlesford District Council (UDC) to have the information required by residents in time for the next working group meeting.

“An unbelievable side-step” by the council has angered residents, who have been told they will have to wait until after the election for a decision on a proposed gypsy and traveller site.

An Elsenham salon owner has spoken of their devastation following a second break-in in as many months.


Manager Stuart Wardley insists Saffron Walden Town missed a great opportunity to put pressure on the chasing pack by drawing with Woodbridge Town.

Peter Davies. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town failed to convert chances into goals in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Woodbridge Town at Catons Lane.

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Saffron Walden Town Reserves maintained top spot in the Thurlow Nunn Reserve Division One after beating their counterparts from Wivenhoe Town 2-0 away from home.

SHREWSBURY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 08:  Daniel Thomas poses during the Learning Disabilities Tri-Series Training Camp on February 8, 2015 in Shrewsbury, England.  (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Saffron Walden’s Daniel Thomas might be one of the newest faces in England’s Learning Disabilities cricket team, but head coach Derek Morgan insists this won’t stop him throwing him in at the deep end Down Under.

Michael Buchallet and Douglas Bowen

Michael Buchallet and Douglas Bowen both finished in the top three in their age group at the Anglian Water Sprint Duathlon.

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A structured history of bras – as well as a more intimate understanding of undergarments – awaits those who attend a talk by ‘The Knicker Lady’ this Spring.

Members of Saffron Walden Musical Theatre Company were out promoting their new production High Society last Saturday. Picture: Joe Higham's Reportage

Performers from an amateur musical theatre company were out in force last Saturday for the launch of their new production in Saffron Walden market square.

Luke Kempner in The Only Way is Downton

Reality TV collides with period drama Downton Abbey in this brilliant new parody coming to Bishop’s Stortford.

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