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Human rights campaigners have hit out at Essex Police after new figures revealed how the force is increasingly using spit guards including on children -the youngest being 15-years-old.

A woman arrested at Stansted Airport over the weekend on suspicion of endangering an aircraft for has been released on bail.

A councillor who "left politics for good" eight years ago has taken up the post of Uttlesford District Council (UDC) chairman.

Firefighters had to smash a car window to rescue a child left inside the vehicle in hot weather.

As a young nurse working in Hitchin during the Second World War, Brenda Seward tended to five German officers after their planes had been shot down over England.

A pensioner was airlifted to hospital following a collision on the A120 between Braintree and Dunmow.

A loud bang heard by hundreds of homeowners across Uttlesford was caused by a fighter jet breaking the sound barrier, it has been confirmed.


Saffron Walden's Graham Goodman led Cambridgeshire seniors to Anglia League victory over Lincolnshire at Gog Magog.

Saffron Walden PSG under-11 girls and Saffron Walden Community YSC under-15 boys held a bag packing session in the town on Saturday.

Saffron Walden's ladies charity day raised over £2,000 for REAL - the Ethan Linwood Memorial Fund supporting children and young people in Uttlesford.

Saffron Walden's Castle Hill Tennis Club held its first tournament of the season on Sunday.

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Sir Michael Parkinson, journalist and broadcaster will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre on Wednesday, June 26.

The second weekend of Thaxted Festival opens on June 28.

Film scores to be played by Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra at Saffron Hall

Smash crockery, ride on a vintage bus or visit a quiet garden in an award-winning village

The 33rd exhibition and sale of work by Newport Art Group will be on Saturday, June 23 at Newport Village Hall.

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