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New and exclusive pieces of artwork were on display at Friends’ School with the work of its Fine Art and Photography A-level students.

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Constance surrounded by all her imidiate family

A woman who cycled home from Hastings to Thaxted on a tandem on the day the Second World War broke out has just celebrated her 100th birthday. Connie Jarvis was born on June 17 1915.

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London
Saffron Ice Cream Company

On the eve of its fifth birthday, The Saffron Ice Cream Company was last week ranked first for making the best ice cream around. To celebrate, ABIGAIL WEAVING went behind the scenes to find out how the top-ranking treat is produced.

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Cambridge
Police

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is calling for greater awareness of motorbike safety after incident figures have soared in the county.

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Alex Dowsett - Winner of Verulam Cycling Club event

It has already been a big year for Essex born cyclist, Alex Dowsett, who smashed the World Hour Cycling Record with a total distance of 52.937km in May.

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Chelmsford Crown Court

Leg touching “was the norm” by a former boy racer facing historic sex charges, a court has heard.

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Staff at Tiptree tearooms in Finchingfield with their giant scone baked for Marie Curie

A Blooming Great Tea Party took place in Tiptree Tearooms across Essex to raise money for charity on Friday (June 26).

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Take care in the heatwave

With temperatures rising to over 30 degrees this week, it is tempting to spend hours bathing in the sun, but staying safe under the rays is vital.

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Tarquin Ellington building his garden at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Everything is coming up roses for a Saffron Walden landscaping company commissioned to build a garden for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show this month.

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Ambulance

A car crash on Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden, this morning (July 2) resulted in a man being treated for minor injuries.

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Stansted Airport

The banning of night flights at Heathrow, suggested by the Davies Commission which has recommended a third runway at Heathrow rather than a second one at Stansted could still have “sinister” implications for the Essex airport, says Saffron Walden MP, Sir Alan Haselhurst.

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Fete de la Musique. Picture: Joe Higham Reportage

Play it again Sam. Last month’s eclectic Fete de la Musique in Saffron Walden hit such a successful note that that the musicians who organised it are now hoping to reprise it every three years.

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Shaun the Sheep

A pop-up cinema will be appearing in Newport of Saturday, July 18, as part of a project by Saffron Screen cinema in Saffron Walden.

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A man was left startled after a stranger got into the back of his car in Wendens Ambo and ordered him to drive.

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Chelmsford Crown Court

An alleged child abuse victim has told a court his life has been ruined and that he feels “dirty” after what was done to him.

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Cambridge
Toasting marshmallows round the fire at RAB Fest

A sizzling summer fete was a huge success at RA Butler Infant and Junior School over the weekend as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Saffron Walden 5th Scouts slept rough for Nepal appeal.

A group of scouts gave up their comfortable beds for a night to support victims of the Nepal earthquake.

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A firearms officer at Essex police has been charged with a string of firearms charges, including possessing prohibited weapons.

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United Kingdom
One of the men police wanrt to speak to in connection with a fuel theft

Two drivers drove away without paying from a petrol station in Thaxted.

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Fire crews have tackled a blaze at a recycling centre near Saffron Walden for the second time in three months.

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Vulcan's Duxford Flight Past

One of Britain’s greatest feats of engineering took flight over IWM Duxford this weekend.

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United Kingdom
Fire burn and cauldron bubble

Sparks, spinning and smoke wowed pupils at a special Mad Science day at Linton Heights Junior School on Thursday (June 18).

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Pink tractor run

A Saffron Walden woman will be joining hundreds of others on pink tractors for a 20-mile circuit in honour of a family friend.

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Gallery:Great success at Sewards End fete

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Luca Wilson with the bomb disposal team at Sewards End fete. Picture: Roger King

Hundreds of people flocked to Sewards End on Saturday (June 20) for a day packed with entertainment.

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Highfield Care home open day

A humorous version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves was the highlight of an open day at Highfield Care Home in Saffron Walden on Friday (June 19).

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Saffron Walden
Andrew Webb with the perfect burger.

Summer’s here! And as far as I’m concerned that means cooking outside as much as possible. But what to cook? Well, you can’t go wrong with a proper burger. Both butchers in town sell burgers they make themselves, but have you ever tried making your own? It’s not that hard, here’s my top tips for bashing out banging burgers all summer long. Right, let’s do this.

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Officers are keen to trace this woman in connection with a fuel station theft at Stansted.

Detectives have released an image of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from a petrol station in Stansted.

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Chris Cooper who is organising the Emergency Services Day

Police, fire and ambulance services will be uniting for a special Emergency Services Day at Saffron Walden Fire Station tomorrow.

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Baby deer given to Stansted Mountfitchet Castle

A baby deer abandoned by its mother has taken up residence in Mountfitchet Castle.

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