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More than 200 runners took on the Wicked Walden 10k on Sunday (September 27).

Gary Coburn's injuries

A Saffron Walden woman is urging cyclists to be extra careful after her husband suffered a broken wrist when a pot hole caused him to fall off his bike last week.

Participants at the David Gibson Memorial Walk

More than 50 people, including children and dogs, took part in the 10th annual David Gibson Memorial Walk on Sunday, September 20.

Entry was gained to a property in Frambury Lane, Saffron Walden between 2.15pm and 5.20pm on September 25 after suspects smashed the rear doors and conducted a search of the upstairs bedrooms. Nothing was taken.

Elsenham WI

Elsenham and Radwinter WI groups have held special events to commemorate 100 years of the institute.


Five year-old Kaitlin Ayliffe from Broxted decided to have her long hair cut short on Saturday (September 26) and has given her locks to The Little Princess Trust which makes wigs for children suffering from cancer and other illnesses.

Michael Steward

With the wealth of information available on the internet these days, is it any wonder that more and more frequently I find myself turning to the great world wide web for advice.


Saffron Walden Town U18s hit double figures at home to Lakeside Corinthians to advance in the Essex FA U18 Pelly Cup.

Mascot Ollie Langton walks out with the Japan team.  Photo by Richard Heathcote - World Rugby via Getty Images

Saffron Walden’s Ollie Langton admits he will never forget his moment in the spotlight after getting the chance to run out as one of Land Rover’s Rugby World Cup 2015 official mascots.

Matt Snelling. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town claimed a point from an entertaining goalless draw at Godmanchester Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

Spike Bell. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town lost a five-goal thriller going down 3-2 to Ilford at the Cricklefield Stadium in the Essex Senior Cup second round.

Craig Calver. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Following their 3-0 away win at Long Melford the previous week, the Bloods produced another hard-working performance to record an impressive 2-1 away win against former Thurlow Nunn Premier Division champions Hadleigh United on Saturday.

What's On

Mark Thomas is a man who cuts to the chase. His two-hour show Trespass fits somewhere in the bracket of comedy and political rally. It felt like a call to arms - a wake up call to all those of us who quietly go about our daily business not noticing all the injustice and unfairness on our own doorsteps.

Dara O'Brian

Dara O’Briain, chairman of television’s Mock the Week, will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange with his stand-up show Crowd Tickler on Friday and Saturday, October 2 and 3. This is his first live show for three years.

Winter and Eden

Singer-songwriter Cara Winter will be in concert with a string quartet and full band at the Holy Trinity Church, Littlebury, on Sunday October 11.

Apple Day

There will be an Apple Festival at Audley End this weekend, September 26 and 27. The fruit-themed activities include games, falconry, music, gardening tips, demonstrations, country crafts, stalls and refreshments and seasonal cookery.

Lord of the Flies

A stage version of William Golding’s book, The Lord of the Flies, will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange from October 6 to 10.

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