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A man who was found dead following a house fire in Ickleton at the weekend has been named locally as David Isaac.

Items were stolen from a shed in Mill Lane, Little Hallingbury, between 1pm on January 10 and 10.45am on January 14, after breaking the lock to get in.

No agreement has been reached on plans to build a new village hall in Debden less than two weeks before nearly £250,000 of grant funding is pulled.

An investigation is underway after an older man was found dead following a fire at a house near the north Essex border.

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Roger Hirst, has proposed a 3.25 per cent increase in the Essex Police component of council tax, equivalent to £4.95 per year for a band D property.

A former Saffron Walden man says he is “over the moon” that a collection of his old letters and photographs found at the town’s police station will be returned to him.

A grant scheme to support cultural and sporting community groups in Uttlesford is open for applications.

Stansted News

Friday, January 13, 2017
Met Office

Snow has fallen in many parts of Uttlesford after below freezing conditions overnight, with more expected to pass through Essex between 9am and 11am this morning (January 13).

Flights at Stansted Airport are currently operating as normal although 200 winter operational staff are on standby should the weather take a turn for the worse.

Met Office

Following a series of near-misses with passenger planes, the Government is preparing to tighten drone regulations in a bid to crack down on reckless users.

Department for Transport

Techno-savvy commuters can now store their train tickets for the Stansted Express in their phone.



Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A Henham-based craft brewery is celebrating after signing a contract to supply the Co-op with two of its ales.

Stansted Airport received an early Christmas present this week with the news that German carrier, Eurowings, will begin flights to Munich next summer.

Winter sports fans will have a direct gateway to some of Europe’s top ski and snow resorts from Stansted with the launch tomorrow of British Airways flights to the French Alpine city of Chambery.

Stansted Airport has today unveiled plans for a new £130m arrivals building in the last phase of investment by owner MAG to support growth and improve passenger facilities.

The festive season has opened with a loud ta-dah in Saffron Walden. What a weekend we just had – reflecting months of hard work by the volunteers on the charity stalls, the entertainers, the good cheer of shopkeepers and market traders and not to mention the odd glass of mulled wine just to keep the chill off on a cold evening.

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