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A learner driver whose car hit a five-year-old boy before hitting a wall in Gabriel Street, Saffron Walden, has pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Essex Fire said a resident from Hall Close in Henham had a lucky escape this morning after a fire went undetected in his house until he went upstairs to bed and found the room full of smoke.

Suspects entered a church on the B1051 at Broxted on March 30 and removed two coffin stands, a wooden ladder, a wooden table and a brass bible stand.

A campaigner has spoken about his “dream” for buildings near Dunmow which housed prisoners of war during the Second World War to be turned into a museum, rather than possibly demolished to make way for new homes.

The administrators for Walden School, formerly called Friends School in Saffron Walden which closed last year, say they hope a new buyer will complete on the sale very soon.

The owners of Stansted Airport have stressed that they are not seeking any change to current night flight limits at the site, after campaigners claimed they were trying to overturn the current legal conditions.

A 64-year-old from Saffron Walden who recently completed the second leg of his bid to sail around the world has recalled the moment a crew member went overboard and how he has been inspired to “go green” upon his return to land.

Stansted News

Tue, 15:01

The owners of Stansted Airport have stressed that they are not seeking any change to current night flight limits at the site, after campaigners claimed they were trying to overturn the current legal conditions.

Nearly 20 crimes were reported in Uttlesford on average each day in February, according to the latest police data.

Essex Police

A request made by Dunmow Town Council to extend the consultation period for a Stansted Airport planning application with “potentially significant impacts” on the community has been denied.

Uttlesford District Council

The terminal forecourt and parts of the terminal building were evacuated after a blaze broke out at about 4pm on Friday March 30.

Political group, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), has called on the respective secretaries of state and Saffron Walden MP Kemi Badenoch to hold a public inquiry into the proposed expansion of Stansted Airport.

Kemi Badenoch

Business

Tue, 15:01

The owners of Stansted Airport have stressed that they are not seeking any change to current night flight limits at the site, after campaigners claimed they were trying to overturn the current legal conditions.

The award-winning Saffron Ice Cream Company has launched three new flavours and almost reached a milestone of 100 regular trade clients.

Two brothers from Wenden who run an artisan chocolate shop in Saffron Walden have secured their first order with London department store Fortnum and Mason.

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss visited Stansted Airport today to highlight the importance of exports to the UK economy and to hear about the airport’s multi-million pound expansion plans.

The Dunmow company, Multitech has joined international engineering group SDIPTECH, based in Stockholm.

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