Essex Freemasons have donated £10,000 to The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust to help support child bereavement.
Six new Deputy Lieutantants for Essex have been appointed.
A second-hand school uniform shop has been set up for the first time at Forest Hall School in Stansted.
The saga involving two empty football pitches which cannot yet be used by the community has taken a step forward.
Saffron Walden’s seasonal cheer has started - with the switch-on of the Christmas lights.
Essex will be in Tier 2 for Covid restrictions when lockdown lifts on December 2.
A new service called Click It Local has started, heralded as a ‘virtual’ high street to help residents to #ShopLocal.
A sword which once belonged to a Second World War ace who flew secret wartime missions into continental Europe is going under a Stansted auctioneer’s hammer.
Essex Police officers seized 46 knives during a week-long focus, including knives left by passengers at Stansted Airport. Some weapons are illegal in the UK but are not illegal abroad.
An appeal to demolish Homebase in Saffron Walden and redevelop the site to provide a care home has been rejected by the Planning Inspectorate, a decision welcomed by the town council.
A new rector has been appointed to the Saffron Walden and villages team ministry, which includes St Mary’s Church, Saffron Walden.
A war of words has broken out over Uttlesford District Council’s accounts, after it was revealed they would not be signed off by November 30.
A charity standup comedy night is being livestreamed from Cambridge Junction’s Facebook page tomorrow (Friday, November 20 at 8pm).
Public Health England officials have welcomed news of a Covid vaccine but are urging people to continue with lockdown restrictions as latest figures show Covid numbers are still rising.
A travelling Post Office is calling at 12 rural communities, run by Finchingfield Post Office.
Senior Persimmon staff have been urged to honour their commitments over two football pitches at Lime Avenue.
Saffron Walden’s Market Square will have a Christmas memory tree for the fourth year.
Work has started to add a medical practice at Saffron Walden Community Hospital.
A police officer who fired a Taser into a colleague’s leg has been dismissed.
The pupils and staff at Radwinter CofE Primary school marked Armistice Day with a service on the school playground this year, led by Year 6.
Children and staff at R A Butler Academy on South Road marked Remembrance Day with a two minute silence at 11am.
Chrishall Church’s Remembrance poppy display was a community collaboration.
In Quendon and Rickling, people of all ages made poppies which were knitted, lino cut, crocheted, painted, felted, made of clay and made of wire for a display.
Remembrance Sunday was observed in a different way this year because of Covid restrictions and national lockdown.
Chief Constable Ben-Julian Harrington joined officers and staff to mark Remembrance Sunday.
A waffle truck is offering DIY Waffles At Home with delivery to your door during lockdown.
The first of nine themes or ‘mini-consultations’ on the Local Plan begins tomorrow (Wednesday, November 11).
One-off grants of up to £10,000 are available for organisations that are working to reduce crime and safeguard young people.
David Aronsohn, a Saffron Walden resident and a lecturer for Central Saint Martin’s UAL, University College London and London Metropolitan University, is holding further art history sessions online.
Valued volunteers Julie Fairweather and Matthew Barker from Saffron Walden’s Cancer Research UK shop donned 70’s inspired outfits and collected for Stand Up To Cancer.