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The final YouGov election model has projected the Liberal Democrats will win the South Cambridgeshire seat in a huge swing from the 2017 result.

A "reckless" motorist who was spotted undertaking cars using the hard shoulder on the M11 was handed a suspended sentence for dangerous driving.

A mobile phone app that helps police support vulnerable people quicker and easier has been launched in Uttlesford.

A record number of people were arrested on suspicion of drug driving last month, Essex Police revealed as it launched a new anti-drug driving campaign with the Safer Essex Roads Partnership.

When Jane and Ben Lister moved out of London seven years ago, it was because they were attracted to the greenery of Saffron Walden.

The Green Party has accused the district council's ruling administration of lacking transparency after one of its councillors stepped down from a board that oversees millions of pounds worth of council investments.

A Saffron Walden musician has launched a new single and will donate the profits to a mental health charity.


A team of five to seven-year-olds from Saffron Walden and Cambridge took part in the Mini Athletics Superstar National Championships in London.

Saffron Walden PSG under-16 girls claimed a fine 4-1 win at Histon Hornets to move up to third in the table.

Saffron Walden PSG U11 Girls had to battle tough opposition and less-than-ideal weather conditions in their latest outing.

A super second-half and a 3-2 win over derby rivals Takeley keep Saffron Walden Town firmly in the hunt for promotion from the Essex Senior League.

Saffron Walden runner Pete Thompson has had another golden outing as his successful season continues.

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Martin Scorsese's mobster picture, The Irishman is showing at Saffron Screen on December 21 and January 7 and we have a pair of tickets for a reader to win, valid for either show.

Jennifer Saunders, Call the Midwife's Helen George and Downton Abbey's Elizabeth McGovern will all appear at Cambridge Arts Theatre for the new season, just announced.

The sewing machine is whirring away at the home of Belinda Savill, director of Cinderella at Foakes Hall in Dunmow.

So far, Belinda has made 135 costumes for the show and there are another 25 to go.

Violinist Nicola Benedetti will play at Cambridge Corn Exchange on February 7 and there are still a few seats left for people under £26, the tickets are only £5.

Half gig, half dance show and half panto (yes an extra half for Christmas) musicians and dancers present The Lock In Christmas Carol at Cambridge Junction on Wednesday, December 18.

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