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A brother and sister have teamed up to put the spice back into Saffron Walden.

Councillors defeated the vote of no confidence in Uttlesford District Council (UDC) leader, cllr Howard Rolfe, by 31 votes to 10.

Last night (Thursday) the leader of Uttlesford District Council (UDC) survived a vote of no confidence, amid a meeting packed full of posturing, accusations and apologies.

Peter Day pictured with UKIP leader Nigel Farage. PHOTO: Victoria Thirtle.

A former Cambridge city councillor has been announced as the UKIP candidate for Saffron Walden at the general election next year.

Theresa Sandeman-Charles

A woman who had been battling one of the world’s rarest lung diseases died last Friday – 12 months after inspiring more than 10,000 people to sign up to the organ donor register.

Saffron Walden Post Office on High Street

The closure of the town’s only post office for more than two weeks next month is causing serious concerns about how the elderly will collect their pensions.

From left, Christina Pichel, Jenny Dear,  Lesli Goddard, Louise Weston, Sharon Morris.

“Carnage” will ensue, say parents, if a community centre car park used daily for the school run is made out of bounds next year.

Tom singing at the NMG Awards in October, 2014. PHOTO: John Watts.

A Wimbish teenager has clinched the Christmas #1 spot.

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Tue, 11:27

The start of an expanded winter flying schedule saw passenger numbers at Stansted Airport climb by more than a quarter last month.

Passengers may still face delays from Stansted Airport this evening – despite a problem at the UK air traffic control centre being resolved.

Flights at southern England airports including London Stansted have been suspended until at least 6pm due to a problem at the UK air traffic control centre at Swanwick in Hampshire, air traffic management company Eurocontrol said

Problems with overhead cables have caused rail services to and from Stansted Airport to be delayed.

Andrew Turner being filmed at Stansted Airport.

One of Dunmow’s top karate coaches is fighting it out to be crowned Unsung Hero for the BBC Look East Sports Personality awards.

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