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Saffron Walden Museum is raising funds to acquire part of a hoard of gold coins that was hidden in a piano.

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A Great Dunmow doctor was left with a repair bill for £1,600 after he drove into a pothole, despite Essex County Council admitting it failed in its duty to maintain the road and a road inspection occurring just months before.

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The number of child sex offences recorded by Essex Police rose to 1,531 last year, according to the NSPCC, increasing from 1,449 offences recorded the previous year.

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A former pub at the heart of an Uttlesford village was sold for more than £300,000 at auction earlier this month.

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Volunteer Police Cadets from Braintree and Uttlesford made a trip to Westminster on February 12 to develop their understanding of law and democracy.

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Hundreds of defibrillators in communities across East Anglia will have to be checked for battery failures after several had problems, including one where a man from Cambridgeshire died.

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The Royston Schools Academy Trust – which is behind the proposals for a new through school in the town – has announced the appointment of a new headteacher.

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Essex Police believe a vehicle fire in Cow Lane, Great Chesterford was started deliberately.

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Police have arrested four people on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply following a warrant in Saffron Walden.

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Flitch Green residents have claimed they are being left behind by Essex County Council’s superfast broadband rollout scheme, which has reached 100,000 homes and businesses, with some saying their work is suffering because of slow broadband speed.

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Saffron Walden’s Labour Party has called on MP Kemi Badenoch to deliver on her promise of more police resources for the town following a 45 per cent increase in reported crime in 2017.

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Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is inviting people to become full-time firefighters – the first chance to do so in almost nine years.

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Eighty per cent of those asked for their views on its 32 public libraries in Cambridgeshire thought customers should pay for some services – so the county council has agreed they will.

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A public exhibition calling for residents to have their say on a new settlement proposed at Easton Park has been criticised by campaigners.

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Friends and colleagues of a soldier who took his own life will be marching 10 miles in full combat equipment to raise money for the charity ‘Combat Stress’ and raise awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Firefighters in Cambridgeshire have warned of the hazards of using paraffin-based skin creams which have been linked to fire deaths across the country.

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More than 2,500 new school places will be needed in Uttlesford over the next decade, according to Essex County Council.

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An MEP for the East of England and the MP for Cambridge took part in a debate on the Brexit deal at Hart’s Books in Saffron Walden on January 26.

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Essex County Council’s rollout of superfast broadband has reached 100,000 homes and businesses, but the service could be better in North West Essex according to Kemi Badenoch, MP for Saffron Walden.

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Dunmow Carnival’s organising committee is appealing for fresh faces to come forward and volunteer their services to keep the event thriving.

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A councillor has proposed that a water fountain in Saffron Walden’s market square be reinstated and a policy introduced to provide water refill points in the town.

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A couple from Felsted cycled more than 3,000 miles from Chile to Argentina to escape the stresses of every day life and experience the simple life.

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Concern about crime has prompted Saffron Walden Town Council to explore the possibility of funding a dedicated PCSO for the town and the surrounding villages.

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An Essex bungalow has been left “uninhabitable” following a major blaze – but firefighters say it could have been a “lot worse”.

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Firefighters were called to a bungalow fire in Great Chesterford near Saffron Walden on Tuesday evening.

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Uttlesford District Council is proposing to increase its share of the Council Tax bill by almost three per cent, according to new proposals.

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A motorcyclist has died following a collision on a dirt track in Berners Roding.

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A costume business in Arkesden is showing its support for the women who campaigned for the right to vote by recreating the suffragette look that was worn in 1918.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow and ice for the East of England.

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