Fireworks were not a 'flop'

I take great exception to the headline in one of our local papers – Fireworks Flop . It was admittedly a very wet evening, but the fireworks as usual were superb and everyone had a great, if soggy, evening. How many other small towns have an eight-day ca

I take great exception to the headline in one of our local papers - 'Fireworks Flop'. It was admittedly a very wet evening, but the fireworks as usual were superb and everyone had a great, if soggy, evening.

How many other small towns have an eight-day carnival organised on their behalf, or a free public fireworks display, all undertaken by people who have full time jobs and many commitments?

The Round Table work ceaselessly for Saffron Walden, raise a great deal of money for local charities, and provide a great deal of enjoyment in the process, and we are very lucky to have such a great group of people in the town.

Judith Chesworth, Gold Street, Saffron Walden


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter