Saffron Walden life

Henry VIII

Like Henry VIII, modern-day politicians continually invent new ways of taxing their citizens.

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Looking for fun Christmas activities near Saffron Waldon? Try the North Pole in Cambridge

Cambridge

This week, financial columnist Peter Sharkey looks at how equity release could solve your downsizing dilemma.

Peter Sharkey

Many years ago, I was a first year student at Bristol University, living in Badock Hall, a modern hall of residence in a cluster of four small accommodation complexes situated on the edge of the beautiful Durdham Downs, around 30 minutes’ walk from the main university precinct and the magnificent Wills Building.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Saffron Walden, a picturesque town surrounded by the stunning countryside of Essex and Cambridgeshire, has plenty to offer those looking to buy a home outside London. As well as many local attractions, it is within easy commuting distance of the capital, combining the best aspects of urban and rural life.

The Flitch of Bacon in Little Dunmow has been bestowed with the honour of becoming Essex’s only Michelin star restaurant.

Ireland

A former investment banker from Newport and a half-Brazilian, half-Scottish professional brewer from Saffron Walden have joined forces to open a craft brewery, featuring both a shop and a bar, in Linton.

United Kingdom

Essex schoolchildren learnt about the value of local produce at an event organised by the East of England Co-op.

United Kingdom

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