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The post office in Ickleton will be temporarily closed for refurbishment.

Three people, including a man from Manuden, have been remanded in custody after denying obstructing a DLR train during a climate change protest.

The new owner of The Crown in Elsenham says he wants to create a “real community pub” in the village.

Hundreds of primary school students entered an Easter-themed competition, run by a Dunmow solicitor.

The tourism industry in Finchingfield could be threatened if plans to build 50 homes near the village are given the go-ahead, a parish council has warned.

A rally will be held on Saturday (April 27) to raise awareness of Saffron Walden Community Football Club’s efforts to deliver a high quality artificial grass pitch in the town.

Two fires were started deliberately on the roof of Spangles Children’s Centre in Stansted, firefighters say.


Saffron Striders are set to launch another Beginners zero to 5k course in the coming weeks.

Saffron Walden under-16s came out on top in the annual Glen Peck Trophy memorial match against Ongar.

Saffron Walden PSG under-13 girls eased to a convincing 6-1 win over Godmanchester Rovers Youth Blue at Herbert’s Farm on Saturday.

Walden Junior Tri members were in action over two days at Nottingham University to secure eliite junior and youth rankings for the start of the season.

Saffron Walden PSG under-12 Blacks ran out emphatic 8-0 winners over Milton Colts on Saturday.

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The third annual Wimpole History Festival from June 20-23 has headliners including Lucy Worsley, Michael Morpurgo, Melvyn Bragg and playwright, Sally Wainwright.

Irish band, The Hooligans will headline the second Folk at the Fairy session at Fairycroft House in Saffron Walden on Saturday, May 11.

Fame the musical will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from April 29 to May 4

The summer season at Cambridge Arts Theatre includes The Girl on the Train, The Remains of the Day, Educating Rita, the Rocky Horror Show, Sir Michael Parkinson and the Cambridge Greek Play.

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