PICTURES: Hundreds turn out for Newport Summer Fete

15:28 30 June 2014

Sullivan Cole, 4, with fete organiser Judy Emanuel, chair of the Friends of Newport Primary School, and Lance Corporal Ben Lynes, from 101 Engineer Regiment based at Carver Barracks.

Sullivan Cole, 4, with fete organiser Judy Emanuel, chair of the Friends of Newport Primary School, and Lance Corporal Ben Lynes, from 101 Engineer Regiment based at Carver Barracks.

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Pony rides, an assault course set up by soldiers from Carver Barracks and a selection of Second World War artefacts were all part of a school’s summer fete celebrations.

Arun Patel, 10, gives archery a go.Arun Patel, 10, gives archery a go.

Hundreds of people turned out last Friday at Newport Primary School – and there was no shortage of fun things to do!

Two bouncy castles kept children entertained, while a penalty shootout, archery and a variety of craft stalls added to the excitement of the day.

The event was organised by the Friends of Newport Primary School, the Parent-Teacher Association, which is chaired by Judy Emanuel.

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Waitrose.

Up to 70 jobs will be created when Waitrose completes a multi-million pound refurbishment of its Saffron Walden store, the supermarket giant has said.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Year Three and Four teacher Tom Wade leads by example as RA Butler pupils raise money to fund a school toilet block with toilettwinning.org, as well as fundraising for Water Aid to fund a clean water pump.

RA Butler Academy was flush with ideas when it came to raising money on World Toilet Day last Wednesday.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Saffron Walden Police Station has been closed this week, following reports of a

Saffron Walden police station was abandoned this week after a rat was seen at the town centre headquarters.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Cllr Alastair Walters (right) fills sandbags for Felsted resident Reg Bentall, parish clerk Diane Smith and Uttlesford District Council’s Emergency Planning Officer Lisa Lipscombe.

Stocks of sandbags have been put in place around Uttlesford as part of a project aimed at giving residents a helping hand this winter.

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