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A crowd of 4,000 people braved the wet conditions to watch a special outdoor screening of Grease on Saffron Walden Common on Saturday (Sept 17).

A crash on the M11 northbound between junctions 8 and 9 caused long delays on Saturday after a vehicle overturned.

Essex Police

People gathered to see nine Morris Minors that were parked in Market Square to raise money for charity this week (Monday September 19).

Parents and pupils unhappy with school transport have contacted Uttlesford Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), reporting “numerous and wide-spread issues” according to the organisation.

Essex County Council

A row has erupted after Conservative town councillors accused Saffron Walden Town Mayor Sarfraz Anjum of taking his mayoral chain to Pakistan without permission.

Heather Asker

A new operational police base will open in Saffron Walden next year after a deal has been struck between Essex Police and Uttlesford District Council (UDC).

Roger Hirst

The family of a teenager diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease has insisted they are not giving up hope of finding a cure for the 15-year-old despite setbacks.

Joyce Frankland Academy

Stansted News

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Essex Police

A crash on the M11 northbound between junctions 8 and 9 caused long delays on Saturday after a vehicle overturned.

Thunderstorms and heavy rain are causing havoc for commuters this morning (Friday, Sept 16), with trains cancelled after lightning damaged signalling systems in the Broxbourne area.


Stansted Airport has edged yet closer to breaking its annual passenger record following its busiest month for nine years.

Andrew Cowan

Commuters from Essex should see major improvements to their services into London over the next few years whether they travel from stations on the Great Eastern or West Anglia route.

Alan Haselhurst

British Airways will fly to the French Alpine city of Chambery from Stansted and is extending its Berlin service from the Essex hub through the winter.



Saturday, August 27, 2016

New ownership interest has been expressed for the Beales premises when the store closes in January.

Beales in Saffron Walden will close its doors to customers in the new year after the department store failed to reach a new agreement over its rent in the Market Square.

Stansted Airport has been recognised for its commitment to community projects in the area with a prestigious national award.

Stansted Airport should be expanded and transport links improved, according to an independent report published last week.

Annual profits at Stansted Airport have increased by more than 16 per cent it was revealed today as new passenger figures confirmed that it is on course for its busiest ever year.

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