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A charity helping bereaved children is to benefit from an inaugural accessories auction launching next week.

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Marking the start of the Bridge End Gardens work are, from left, Anthony Skipper, chairman of the Friends of Bridge End Gardens, Jack Jones, Coulson site manager, Bill Arnold and Inger O'Meara, of the project team, Coulson senior manager Matthew Sizer, Terry Frostick of the town council and head gardener Mark Ropkins.

The first sledgehammers were thrown in earnest as the build of a new visitor centre at a Saffron Walden garden started earlier this week.

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Saffron Walden Water Tower

An historic Grade II listed building – which is a landmark feature of Saffron Walden – has been put up for sale with the possibility for residential development.

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A woman was taken to hospital and treated for chest pain following an accident on the M11 last night (Wednesday).

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Great Bardfield Vineyard

In English Wine Week, ANGELA SINGER raises a glass to the award-winning Bardfield Vineyard on the Great Lodge Estate in Great Bardfield which on Bank Holiday Monday is holding an open day with wine tasting and teas.

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Mike is cycling 500 miles.

Friends going through a difficult time are providing the inspiration for a big-hearted cyclist from Saffron Walden, who has his sights set on covering 500 miles in June.

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An innovative new community publication has been created after two pro-active Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinators spotted a gap in how location information is provided to village homes.

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Two fathers from the area are making their final preparations to cycle 340 miles from Lyon to Nice to raise money in memory of one of their friend’s sons this weekend.

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Duxford IWM VE Day Memorial air show. Picture: Jamie Pluck

A street party, historic aircraft, and sing-a-longs helped thousands of visitors to IWM Duxford commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe.

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Doctor listening to his patient talking about her illness

Uttlesford residents will be able to ask questions of NHS board members at a serious of public meetings due to be held across West Essex, with the first taking place in Saffron Walden on Thursday (May 28).

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Wendy Howell from Design Essentials with Jim Phipps from Jiminy Snippets
photo credit: Lauren Capon (Design Essentials)

Saffron Walden gift shop Design Essentials has a winning window.

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Biccicletta team

The Bicicletta Bike Shop and Café in George Street, Saffron Walden, which sells bikes as well as coffee has won a top place in a UK-wide contest to find the country’s best café.

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Talented Saffron Walden jewellers have used their expertise to re-gild the hands and numerals as part of restoration works on a village church.

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IWM Duxford’s VE Day Anniversary Air Show [Picture: David Mackey / IWM]

Motorists are being warned of potential delays on the M11 this weekend during the VE Day Anniversary show at Duxford.

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Trekkers

Friendship and past experiences have driven three charitable trekkers to strap on their walking boots and stride toward an ambitious fundraising total in aid of the Nepal Earthquake Relief effort.

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Crash near Saffron Walden. Picture: Special Inspector Steven Pipe.

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing into a tree near Saffron Walden last night (Thursday).

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Detectives from the Flying Squad have arrested a man in Essex in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery heist.

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the Bristol Blenheim takes to the skies. Image copyright IWM.

An aircraft that has been undergoing restoration for 12 years took to the skies for the first time yesterday (Wednesday) as part of the VE Day Anniversary celebrations.

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Firefighters tackle lorry blaze on M11 at Littlebury. Picture: Gordon Ridgewell

The M11 was closed near Saffron Walden this morning due to a lorry on fire.

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Interim town clerk Gordon Mussett has stepped down.

As far as first weeks in a job go, it has been a tough one for the new Saffron Walden mayor with the sudden departure of the town clerk and rescuing a popular event at the eleventh hour.

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The new Mayor of Saffron Walden, Councillor Heather Asker

The new Mayor of Saffron Walden, Councillor Heather Asker, elected as a salient member of the Residents for Uttlesford Party, has pledged to fight to put back down the rents for the town hall and fight to keep The Common free for use by families.

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Rachel Morris adventure.

A young woman from Saffron Walden with a lifelong ambition to work in the Antarctic has been chosen from 2,400 people to work there.

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An NPAS police helicopter

Police are investigating a burlary in Gibson Close, Saffron Walden, where jewellery, money and clothing was stolen. A window was smashed at the house.

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Ian Wolder's art.

A sculpture by a Saffron Walden arts student containing a list of the names of prominent people listed as having denied climate change has been given an award.

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Fast broadband

Elmdon and Chrishall – two of the slowest places for Broadband in the UK have been promised an upgrade after being shamed in a national survey.

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Jack Fleet at Saffron Walden Crank Up. Picture: Roger King

Steam engine enthusiasts descended on Newport at the weekend for the revival of the Saffron Walden Crank Up.

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Roger Forster, Stewart Luck, Mike Fairchild, Stephanie Watson (Chair of Trustees of Debden Village Hall), Charlotte Diggins, April Gardner, Alastair Donald, Val and Richard Riley.

Good causes are urging Uttlesford residents to back their bids to win funding grants of up to £25,000 from a community award scheme.

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Firefighters had to cut free a young man after a crash on Debden Road, Saffron Walden.

A young man had to be cut free from his car after a crash on the outskirts of Saffron Walden last night (Wednesday).

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Councillor Heather Asker is congratulated after winning in Saffron Walden.

The increase in rates for renting Saffron Walden Town Hall, which incensed community groups when it came in last month, could be reversed by Residents for Uttlesford, the new leading group on Saffron Walden Town Council, which has swept into power.

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