Saffron Walden life


Festivities are enjoyed by all ages, as a 94-year-old granddad from Saffron Walden proved when he dressed up as Santa Claus to raise more than £200 for charity this Christmas.

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Recycled Christmas trees could be turned into good quality compost or soil conditioner now it is the end of the festive season.

District Council

Christmas is often a time of year to reflect and take stock on what has happened in the previous 12 months, and what a 12 months it has been.

European Union

2016 was a bad year for the pollsters but a good year for the outsider.

Tim Atkinson

2016 has been a quite extraordinary year and while the world has been dealing with Brexit and Trump, Support4Sight has been quietly working to help more than 3,000 local people.

Saffron Walden Golf Club

Christmas is a unique opportunity for us to consider the things that mean the most to us – our community, friends and family.

United Kingdom

2015 ended with the retirement of John Hartley, headteacher at the school for 12 years and 2016 heralded my arrival... or should I say my ‘return’ to County High (SWCHS), having been a deputy head at the school ten years earlier.

John Hartley

Saffron Walden is a marvellous place to live and work.

Saffron Walden

Check our handy guide for pharmacies open in Essex and Cambridgeshire over the Christmas period.

Get into the festive spirit with a cup of mulled win at one of these magnificent winter markets


We know you don’t want to think about it, but Christmas is approaching... fast!


This Christmas season, explore cranberries in a whole new way. Cranberry Tarts make for a festive dessert for winter parties, holiday dinners, or simply for you and the kids to enjoy.


Want to know where your local Santa’s Grottos are? We have a list for Cambs, Herts and Essex


Christmas Light celebrations for 2016 in Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex


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