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Police cordon off Bentfield Gardens

The son of a murdered woman and her partner in Stansted Mountfitchet was found laughing outside their home, jurors heard on the first day of the his trial.

Thomson's first flight from Stansted Airport to Cancun, using the Dreamliner, was today. Picture: Tony Pick Photography

The first long haul Thomson flight from Stansted Airport took off today (Tuesday).

Saffron Walden. Picture: SaffronPhoto

Motorists around Safffron Walden are facing chaos later this month as a key road is due to be shut for works.

Tools worth £1,500 were stolen from a shed in Wendens Ambo. Thieves entered the shed, in the rear garden of a home, between April 20 and 21 by damaging the lock.

A driver may have seen crash

A driver could hold key information about a two-car crash just outside Clavering.

Saffron Walden Crank Up. Picture: Roger King

The reinvigorated Saffron Walden Crank Up returns to Newport next weekend.

Casual Father

While I wouldn’t class Elizabeth as fully mobile yet, look away for 30 seconds and she’ll be off her play mat and travelling backwards under the nearest couch.

Sport

George Peasgood

George Peasgood has won gold for Great Britain at the ITU World Paratriathlon Event in Australia.

Burwell's Redfarn is bowled by J Sneath

Debutant Josh Down’s 78 helped Saffron Walden CC make a winning start to the new Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire Premier League - Tucker Gardner Division One 2016 season at Anglo American Playing Fields on Saturday.

Jenni Goddard and Gisella Gale Saffron Walden Hockey Club members win medals at Masters World Cup

Two Saffron Walden Hockey Club members have claimed medals for England at the FIH Masters World Cup in Australia.

Adam Miles attempts to hold off his man

Danny Hunter’s Saffron Walden ended their title-winning campaign with another Henham victory, this time over a battling Holt side.

Craig Calver. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town guaranteed at least a ninth place finish in an impressive first Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season as they beat Swaffham Town 3-1 last night (Wednesday).

What's On

Clybourne Park

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from May 9 to 14 .

Moscow State

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pavel Kogan will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Wednesday, May 18.

The Kronos Quartet

The Kronos Quartet will play at Saffron Hall on Saturday, May 14 with a programme of original work. This includes Steve Reich’s iconic work, Different Trains, about train journeys during the Second World War. The quartet commissioned and premiered the piece nearly 30 years ago. It will be played alongside another work based on music from Mali, a new work by Martin Green from folk group Lau and music by Laurie Anderson and Terry Riley. The Kronos Quartet is an American string quartet based in San Francisco. They have been in existence with a rotating membership 
of musicians for over 40 years. The quartet specializes in contemporary and new music,with more than 750 works having been written for them.

Richard Herring

Richard Herring’s show Happy Now? will be in the Cramphorn Studio at Chelmsford’s Civic Theatre on Thursday, May 19 and Cambridge Junction on May 20.

Jeremy Hardy

It’s Jeremy on Jeremy. A show by top comedians and actors in support of Jeremy Corbyn called JC4PM is at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Tuesday, May 17. It will be compered by comedy legend Arthur Smith who turned down a Perrier lifetime award and includes Jeremy Hardy who won a Perrier Award and accepted it.

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