Edward Gildea aboard his yacht during the Clipper Round the World Race.

Saffron Walden man returns home after sailing round the world for six months

When Edward Gildea was 19 he hitchhiked around Europe and the Middle East on a budget of £100. In his words, the journey was about transitioning from boyhood to adulthood.

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From left, Karen Roper, manager of Debden Village Shop, Debden parish councillor Stewart Luck, Shop committee chairman, Nina Manser, and vice chairman, Trudie Tagert.

Investigation finds councillor swore at members of the public – allegedly calling them ‘idle sh*ts’

A councillor was found to have sworn at members of the public – allegedly calling them “idle sh*ts” – following an investigation.

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Campaigners push for airport future debate

Campaigners have called for an open debate about the long-term vision for Stansted Airport – as owners Manchester Airports Group (MAG) gear up to publish a 25-year plan next week.

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