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Casual Father

Of the things that make you feel old, finding a grey hair has to be close to the top of the list.

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The M11 will have a 50mph in both directions at Junction 8 for three months

A 50mph speed limit will be in place on the M11 in both directions at junction 8 near Stansted while work is carried out by Highways England repairing an embankment.

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Essex Police will be telling the community about their diverse calls today using a twitter take over

Staff at Essex Police are tweeting live today to give the public a sneak peek into life at the heart of the force.

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Duxford Fete. Picture: Saffron Photo

Hundreds of people enjoyed a day and night packed full of activities and live entertainment at the Duxford Village Show on Saturday (July 16).

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Stansted Airport.

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

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Weather warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of rain for Essex until 9pm tonight (July 20), with a risk of heavy, isolated thunderstorms in the county.

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Police were called to an illegal rave in Stebbing on Sunday (July 17).

A 24-year-old man from Saffron Walden was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs after police were called to an illegal rave in Stebbing on Sunday (July 17).

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Saffron Walden Common. Picture: SaffronPhoto

On the hottest day of the year so far, residents in Saffron Walden were complaining about excrement floating along their street yesterday (Tuesday, July 19) after a blocked drain.

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Essex fire crews

Firefighter cuts will still go ahead despite a rise in the number of incidents dealt with by Essex fire brigade.

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Adam Eckley
Firefighters enter a house to help a two-year-old. Picture: Saffron Walden Fire Station

Firefighters were called to rescue a two-year-old child locked in a Saffron Walden home.

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A man and woman from Saffron Walden are to be sentenced next month for their part in a drugs ring

A man and woman from Saffron Walden who were part of a cocaine supply ring along with nine others have been warned by a judge that prison sentences are “inevitable”.

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Patricia Lynch

The back windscreen of a vehicle was smashed in Usterdale Road, Saffron Walden, between 6pm on July 8 and 11.30am on July 9.

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Nissan

A rat in the house, a dog that needs taking home and a late train are just some of the 999 calls received by Essex Police in recent times.

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Stephen Kavanagh
Saffron Walden Common. Picture: SaffronPhoto

A new primary school is to be built in Saffron Walden and it will open its doors to its first pupils in September 2017.

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Caroline Derbyshire
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Thaxted Parish Church has awarded Peter King the honorary title of Verger Emeritus in recognition of a lifetime’s commitment and service to the church.

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left to right - Kitty Tilston, Marion Hoare, Chay Flynn

The inaugural Mark Hoare Awards were presented at the 5th Saffron Walden Scout Group’s AGM.

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Saffron Walden Fire Station. Picture: SaffronPhoto

Part of Saffron Walden Community Hospital was evacuated on Thursday morning (July 14).

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Saffron Walden Community Hospital
Berden fete

Berden Village Fete is still planned for tomorrow (Saturday) despite a saboteur defacing promotional signs with cancelled stickers.

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The consequences of the Referendum continue to impact on the housing market

A mix of housing built in a single settlement and tacked on to towns and villages is the preferred way of delivering 4,600 homes in Uttlesford.

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Howard Rolfe
Stansted Airport chemical incident. Picture: Saffron Walden Fire Station.

Crews from Braintree, Stansted, Great Dunmow and Saffron Walden were called to a chemical incident at Stansted Airport yesterday evening (Wednesday).

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Stansted airport CEO Andrew Cowan.

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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Gennie and Antony Powell

Almost 200 drivers have been arrested during the Essex Police summer anti-drink and drug-driving campaign – nearly double the number police charged in last year’s initiative.

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Adam Pipe
The main terminal building at Stansted Airport

Bright sunshine is holding up some passengers at Stansted Airport in a bizarre glitch at Border Control.

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Matthew Hunter

A community has come together to help find a missing man from Linton.

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Saffron Walden Fire Station. Picture: SaffronPhoto

A Saffron Walden family has been left homeless after a fire broke out at their house.

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Paul Curtis
Crime in Uttlesford.

Criminal damage was caused to a window of a home in Nursery Rise, Great Dunmow.

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Train going through Elsenham rail station. Picture: SaffronPhoto

A broken down train at Elsenham is causing hour-long delays.

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Cambridge

A 40-year-old Haverhill man has denied causing serious injuries by dangerous driving after allegedly hitting two footballers in Newmarket.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Casual Father

I think there’s an old Chinese proverb that goes along the lines of: “Man who puts forth daughter to predict future shall end up with egg on face.”

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Elizabeth

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