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An historic Grade II listed building – which is a landmark feature of Saffron Walden – has been put up for sale with the possibility for residential development.

Mike is cycling 500 miles.

Friends going through a difficult time are providing the inspiration for a big-hearted cyclist from Saffron Walden, who has his sights set on covering 500 miles in June.

A woman was taken to hospital and treated for chest pain following an accident on the M11 last night (Wednesday).

Great Bardfield Vineyard

In English Wine Week, ANGELA SINGER raises a glass to the award-winning Bardfield Vineyard on the Great Lodge Estate in Great Bardfield which on Bank Holiday Monday is holding an open day with wine tasting and teas.

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An innovative new community publication has been created after two pro-active Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinators spotted a gap in how location information is provided to village homes.

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Two fathers from the area are making their final preparations to cycle 340 miles from Lyon to Nice to raise money in memory of one of their friend’s sons this weekend.

Duxford IWM VE Day Memorial air show. Picture: Jamie Pluck

A street party, historic aircraft, and sing-a-longs helped thousands of visitors to IWM Duxford commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe.


Saffron Walden suffered a nine wicket defeat at Great Witchingham in the East Anglian Premier Cricket League Premier League on Saturday.

Ryan Adair

An improved result saw Saffron Walden Golf Club scratch team bounce back after a season opening defeat to beat Newmarket 4-2 at Windmill Hill.

Stuart Wardley with award winners Ben Lawrence and Floyd Croll

Saffron Walden Town celebrated a fine season and ‘one of the best in the club’s history’ at their end of term awards evening on Saturday.

Plantation & Spartak Girls FC U11’s

Plantation & Spartak Girls FC U11s rounded of their season in style with a 10-2 victory on Thursday and completed the league season undefeated.

Richard Southall

Saffron Walden scratch team started their defence of the CAGU Div 1 scratch league with a 4-2 away loss away at Brampton Park.

What's On

English Touring Opera at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 30. (Presenting La Boheme May 28, 29 and 30). Review of Donizetti’s The Wild Man of The West Indies on Wednesday, May 27..

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The Fete de la Musique, a free festival of international music is being held in Saffron Walden on summer’s longest day, Sunday, June 21.

Half term activities

Stuck for half term ideas for entertaining children? Here’s a run down of some treats on offer.

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The young and gifted musicians of The Temple Ensemble, all now based at the Royal Academy of Music in London, will play at St Mary’s Church, Saffron Walden on Saturday, May 23.

David Suchet as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde starring David Suchet as Lady Bracknell at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 23. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

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Friday, May 8, 2015
Saffron Walden Election

All the reaction to Thursday’s Parliamentary election which saw incumbent Sir Alan Haselhurst return to Westminster.

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