The national news in April 1987 was centred around a vote by MPs on restoring the death penalty in the UK.
Your weekly round-up of crime in Uttlesford.
The agriculural science unit at Saffron Walden County High School has benefited from a donation from the town’s round table group for the purchase of a muck trailer.
A woman who lured her former fiance to a secluded path where he was savagely beaten by her controlling ex-lover and a student has today been jailed for life.
Essex has proved to be a true treasure trove when it comes to digging up England’s past.
Two teenage girls from Essex who were reported missing on Monday have been found “safe” in Ipswich today.
The rightful owners of a hoard of gold coins found stashed inside an Essex piano may never be found.
A teenager killed in a crash in Essex has been described as a “ray of sunshine” in a family tribute.
Businesses have been given one last chance to submit their entries to the inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards.
Theresa May is trying to create a dictatorship, with parallels to Turkey, according to the leader of the Lib Dem group on Uttlesford District Council, Councillor Alan Dean.
The 48th annual Clavering Art and Craft Show was popular over the Easter weekend, Saturday to Monday, especially with youngsters trying their hand at the potter’s wheel.
CCTV and e-fit images of gang members believed to be responsible for a number of burglaries in the Uttlesford and Braintree area have been released by police.
Easter was a colourful affair in Thaxted as Morris Men brought dancing to the village, while the scouts’ annual craft fair also took place.
An Easter walk of witness took place through Saffron Walden on Good Friday morning with a cross being carried through the town by The Reverend David Tomlinson, Vicar of St Mary’s.
A snap General Election has been called by Prime Minister Theresa May on June 8 in a surprise announcement which has stunned Westminster.
A General Election for Thursday, June 8 has been called by Prime Minister Theresa May.
All lanes of the M11 near Stansted Airport are now clear following a collision involving a motorcyclist which temporarily closed the northbound carriageway.
Passenger numbers at Stansted Airport fell slightly during March, with this year’s later Easter holiday skewing the year-on-year comparison.
For the benefit of those of you not familiar with fantasy football, let me enlighten you.
A mistake has been identified on postal ballot papers issued to voters in Saffron Walden and Stansted, which has forced the district council to apologise.
A Belgian man who attempted to smuggle opium through Stansted Airport hidden in the false bottom of a suitcase has been jailed.
A fireman at Stansted Airport has collected nearly 1,300 Easter eggs from businesses and individuals for hospitals and children’s charities.
A man in his 40s was taken to hospital with serious burns to his upper body following a fire in Thaxted in Essex this morning.
Saffron Walden Cricket Club will host an open day on April 22 which coincides with the first team’s opening home match against Foxton.
The owner of the world’s largest aircraft has set up an office at Stansted Airport as part of a plan to increase flights of its supersized transporters to British airports, and worldwide.
A leading Saffron Walden packaging company went into administration last week and the majority of staff were sent home following the announcement.
A district councillor has joined calls for a new Stansted pharmacy to be granted an NHS prescription licence, saying it would be “madness” not to allow it.
An action group campaigning to save a Saffron Walden pub from being turned into housing has proposed the building is taken over by the community.
A black Range Rover was stolen after thieves entered a house in Oziers, Elsenham, and took the keys. The incident took place between 11pm on March 31 and 6.35am on April 1.
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