Thursday, November 15, 2018

Saffron Walden Town Council has written to Chase New Homes, the developer which bought the former Walden School site, and Uttlesford District Council to highlight a series of planning policies which, it says, restrict development on the land.

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Uttlesford District Council
Monday, November 12, 2018

Parking in Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow over the Christmas period will be free after 3pm in all council car parks, except Fairycroft Road.

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Uttlesford District Council
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A baby partridge had to be rescued from the fitting rooms of a shop in Saffron Walden this morning.

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Tourist Information Centre
Thursday, November 1, 2018

The administrator acting on behalf of Walden School has confirmed that creditors have been paid - but the closure of the administration might not be until next summer and the future of the charity has not yet been decided.

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Walden School
Monday, October 15, 2018

Saffron Walden Town Council received the annual Essex Community Award from Essex County Council and Essex Association of Local Councils.

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Richard Freeman
Friday, October 12, 2018

Mayor of Saffron Walden, Councillor Paul Fairhurst, has launched an initiative to encourage businesses in the town to cut down on their plastic usage.

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Paul Fairhurst
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Developers have unveiled plans to build 150 homes on the former Walden School site in Saffron Walden.

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Sharon Morris
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Saffron Walden Town Council has announced that it will be installing water drinking points in a variety of locations across the town in a bid to decrease the volume of single-use plastic bottles.

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Uttlesford District Council
Thursday, August 9, 2018

The chief of police in Uttlesford has said he is ‘personally disappointed’ to see the recent spike in thefts from and of vehicles in the district and confirmed he would be putting additional patrols in place.

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Paul Fairhurst
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

This year’s free Dance in the Square in Saffron Walden will take place on August 25 and will feature Blues Brothers Rhythm n Blues Review Band, supported by the performing arts group Stagecoach.

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Jacqui Portway
Friday, July 27, 2018

Great Dunmow Town Council is investigating funding a PCSO for the town.

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Saffron Walden Town Council
Thursday, July 26, 2018

The projected cost of replacing flood defences and carrying out other works to a culvert running through Saffron Walden has been reduced by about £600,000 following a review of works in “greater detail”.

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Uttlesford District Council
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

A Saffron Walden town councillor who recently announced his resignation from the Conservative Party and town council has withdrawn his resignation and will now sit as an independent.

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Paul Fairhurst
Friday, July 20, 2018

Uttlesford Liberal Democrats have welcomed the decision by Uttlesford District Council’s cabinet to fund two additional PCSOs.

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Vic Ranger
Monday, June 18, 2018

There will be some 600 musicians playing at Saffron Walden’s Fete de la Musique on Sunday, June 24 with over 80 acts playing at 11 venues across the town in a free festival of music.

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Uttlesford District Council
Friday, June 8, 2018

Local political party Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has said it’s delighted by the positive feedback towards the proposal to renew the play equipment on the Saffron Walden common and has launched a survey to gain more feedback.

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Sharon Morris
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The new mayor of Saffron Walden, Councillor Paul Fairhurst, accepted the chain of office on Saturday in a ceremony at the town hall and St Mary’s Church.

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Paul Fairhurst
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Replacing part of the flood defences at the entrance to Saffron Walden’s culvert could cost taxpayers more than £700,000 and an Essex county councillor says he aims to “challenge at the highest level the seemingly excessive level of charges for public works”.

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Environment Agency
Friday, May 11, 2018

The upcoming royal wedding will be live streamed at Saffron Walden Town Hall and members of the public can attend free of charge.

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Barbara Light
Sunday, April 22, 2018

Political party Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) says it has major concerns about a new planning application by a developer to build 150 houses in Saffron Walden.

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Uttlesford District Council
Friday, February 9, 2018

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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Mike Hibbs
Thursday, February 8, 2018

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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Saffron Walden
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Saffron Walden market has been awarded ‘Best Small Outdoor Market’ at the Great British Market Awards 2018 by the same organisation which said the market lacked ‘identity’ and ‘quality of presentation for such a prestige location’.

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Saffron Walden Town Council
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Councillors in Saffron Walden say they are ‘appalled’ by proposals to change roads in the town which they believe could pose a risk to cyclists and school children.

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Howard Rolfe
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

There have now been nine bids for the purchase of the site of Walden School in Saffron Walden, reviving hopes those owed money will be paid in full.

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Walden School

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