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Royal well-wishers were today blown away by the visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, who arrived by helicopter to open Manuden’s new affordable housing development.

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From left to right Stephen Hehir, MP Sir Alan Haselhurst and Councillor Ray Gooding.

A Stansted school is “on the up”, according to the district’s MP, who paid a visit to Forest Hall last Friday.

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Colin Currie, artist-in-residence at the Southbank Centre, will be playing with his percussion group at Saffron Hall on April 26. Photo: Chris Gloag.

Saffron Hall will resound with innovative rhythms and musical minimalism later this month, as the percussion-led Colin Currie Group takes to the stage.

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There will be free entry for people who served in the Second World War, overseas or on the home front, to the first Duxford air show of the year, marking the anniversary of VE Day.

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A motorcyclist who weaved in and out of traffic at speeds up to 148mph – believed to be the highest ever speed recorded in the UK by a rider carrying a pillion passenger – has today been banned from driving for 15 months.

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Two people were jailed for the theft of duty free items from Stansted Airport.

Two people have been jailed for six weeks after admitting stealing duty free items from Stansted Airport.

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Pharmacy opening hours for the Easter bank holiday weekend have been published by health chiefs.

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Fry Art Gallery Society trustee Tony White and chairman David Oelman.

Tucked away in an unobtrusive passageway in Saffron Walden lies the Fry Art Gallery, home to the most comprehensive collection of north west Essex artists in existence.

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Labour marked the start of the general election campaign in the Saffron Walden constituency with a coffee morning in Stansted Free Church on Saturday morning.

The Labour Party marked the start of the general election campaign in the Saffron Walden constituency with a coffee morning on Saturday.

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Trustees from the Saffron Walden Youth Outreach Project, Yvonne Morton, Ben Balliger and Mike Hibbs.

A Saffron Walden youth services project has thanked carnival organisers for a charitable donation.

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Stansted Airport

Aircraft pilots were targeted with lasers around Stansted Airport 45 times last year.

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Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate for Saffron Walden, Councillor Mike Hibbs.

Have your questions answered tomorrow night (Friday) in the run-up to the election at Saffron Walden’s Question Time.

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Jo Bradshaw, 44, is attempting to be the first British woman to climb both Everest and Lhotse in one trip.

An adventure leader from Great Chishill is set to become the first British woman to scale two of the highest mountains in the world – in just one trip.

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Joy Turnbull (centre) enjoyed a surprise 90th birthday celebration at the Garden Room on Friday. Representatives from insitutions in the town she helped establish were present, including those from Lions Club of Saffron Walden, the town's Mencap branch and the Garden Room.

The remarkable achievements of a 90-year-old woman were celebrated last week in the day centre she was instrumental in founding.

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Jeremy Reed celebrating his arrival in Melbourne with daughter Cathryn.

A Newport father-of-two has completed a 15,000 mile expedition to raise money for orphaned children.

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Olivia Maxwell, 19, has been selected to take part in the I'm A StoryTeller mentoring scheme.

A Thaxted teenager is to have her talent nurtured through a new literary scheme to promote young writers.

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Young people with disabilities will be able to enjoy a holiday break and people with mental health difficulties will be given more support thanks to the first grants from a new fund established with the independent charitable trust Essex Community Foundation (ECF).

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Essex County Council

Essex County Council, working with the Alzheimer’s Society and Chelmsford City Council, is holding a Dementia Friends Marathon Day tomorrow (Tuesday), running sessions through the day at Chelmsford Library.

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Reception pupils at Clavering Primary School have been taking part in the Marie Curie Cancer Care Mini Pots of Care project to raise money for Marie Curie nurses.

Budding gardeners have raised more than £350 for Marie Curie nurses.

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A Letchworth man has been arrested after cannabis and cocaine was seized from his home.

A crash involving a car and a lorry caused delays for motorists on the M11.

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Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport is calling on the Government to use the new East Anglia rail franchise as an opportunity to adopt a joined-up approach to tackling rail and aviation capacity issues.

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Sir Alan Haselhurst (centre) pictured with Mark Starte and Rachel Thomas of Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre. Sir Alan visited the centre and served customers as part of National Tourism Week.

Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre took part in Visit England’s ‘English Tourism Week’ last Friday by inviting MP Sir Alan Haselhurst to spend an hour working at the TIC.

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A man has been bailed after being arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal road crash on the M11.

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Uttlesford District Council headquarters on London Road, Saffron Walden.

Over quarter of a million pounds will be pledged towards boosting cycling, giving ‘free’ electricity to council buildings and developing neighbourhood plans.

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Saffron Walden Museum

Saffron Walden Museum will be going global next week when it takes part in an international social media initiative to spread the love of culture.

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A man has died following a three-vehicle crash on the M11 near Saffron Walden.

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Uttlesford's Liberal Democrat group has published its election manifesto.

Uttlesford’s Liberal Democrat group has revealed its election manifesto with a ‘six to fix’ list of top priorities.

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Sir Alan Haselhurst

Saffron Walden’s MP has warmly welcomed the Chancellor’s final Budget before the General Election – calling it another step on the path from austerity to prosperity.

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A 31-year-old hit and run crash driver from Henham who left a mother-of-three “lucky to be alive” was today given a suspended jail sentence.

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