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Knitters across the country are being called on to take up their needles in aid of a breast cancer campaign which has spread like wildfire in a matter of hours.

A hand-knitted booby hat similar to the one worn by the woman who was insulted in Tesco.

Social media exploded last night (Wednesday) with an outpouring of support for a woman diagnosed with breast cancer.

Cllr Susan Barker and Adrian Cannard, Director of Strategy at the LEP, at Junction 8 of the M11.

One million pounds is to be spent on upgrading the M11 at Junction 8 over the next five years.

Headteacher John Harley is retiring from Saffron Walden County High School this December, after almost thirteen years.

A headteacher who transformed his secondary school into one of the highest-achieving comprehensives in the country is to step down after 12 years in the role.

Essex Fire Service was called to the scene and rescued the suspected burglar off the roof of an Indian restuarant in Stansted.

This afternoon (Wednesday), firefighters tackled a blaze at a kitchen fire in Elsenham.

Pupils at RA Butler get busy decorating last Christmas.

Hundreds of primary school places will be made available to meet growing demand in Saffron Walden – but headteachers insist classroom sizes will not increase.

From left, Olivia Prior and Jack Cameron of Cardinal Security and Joe Higham, chair of Friends of Great Chesterford Primary School, with pupils from the school and supporters of the project.

The culmination of two years’ fundraising saw hundreds of children streaming out into the sunshine last Friday for the opening of the school’s new outdoor classroom.

Sport

Medical equipment which can save the lives of people suffering a cardiac arrest has now been installed at Saffron Walden Rugby Football Club thanks to the generosity of the town’s Round Table.

James Bradbrook, Needham's goalkeeper, had a busy day against Saffron Walden. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Two goals in six minutes saw Saffron Walden Town fight-back to earn a point at home against Needham Market Reserves in the Thurlow Nunn First Diivsion.

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Saffron Walden Town were denied three points by a 95th equaliser from Long Melford’s Ross Waugh on Saturday.

Chris Reid scored for Walden on Boxing Day

An own goal in the fifth minute of added time ended Saffron Walden Town’s remarkable run of 10 consecutive away league wins, and was the first goal conceded in over seven league matches, a total of 640 minutes.

What's On

Fans of singing sensation Katherine Jenkins are being offered the chance to meet the star when she brings her 21-date UK tour to Cambridge.

Only One Direction

Cue the screaming teenage girls as the next best thing to the world’s biggest boy band will be performing live in Chelmsford.

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