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.

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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


Studded with sweet cranberries and aromatic baked apples, this classic crumble adds the flavours of autumn to your Christmas table and is filled with all the sweet things that you’ll want to give thanks for.


The very best classic cars from across the country, as nominated by classic car clubs in the UK, are set for a final face-off in the Meguiar’s Club Showcase at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, at Birmingham’s NEC from November 11-13.


Staycations or stay-at-home holidays in the UK are set for a boost with, for the first time, personal contract purchase (PCP) becoming widely available in the motorhome and touring caravan market.

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Like one of the car owners previously featured, I also spent my National Service at Bulford Barracks, Salisbury Plain, and learnt to drive at Houndstone Camp, Yeovil, Somerset.


My first car was a Reliant Regal MkI made of aluminium nailed onto a wooden frame with a plywood floor, all screwed to a simple hollow chassis.


If you’re looking to buy a used Volkswagen, now’s the time to do it.

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