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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 hair salon in Saffron Walden has beaten finalists from across the country to win two national awards, including being named the Best Large Independent Hair Salon in the UK.

An application to erect 40 homes south of Rush Lane in Elsenham was unanimously refused during a planning committee meeting at Uttlesford District Council (UDC).

The Saffron Santa's Grotto is coming to Market Street, in Saffron Walden.

A public consultation regarding Essex County Council's budget priorities will be available online until December 15.

Specsavers could move in to a building in Dunmow which once housed an award-winning tearoom and has been empty for more than a year.

A leading biotechnology firm has agreed a deal that will see it move into Chesterford Research Park.

The future of plans for a new multi-storey car park at Stansted Airport, which would provide thousands of spaces, looks uncertain, as the second phase of planning permission hasn't yet been secured.

Essex businesses have proved impervious to Brexit uncertainty - with 2019 proving to be one of their most stable in recent years - an annual health check suggests.

Baggage will whizz around Stansted Airport at nearly 20kph, when the new £59million baggage delivery system is up and running.

A Little Easton estate which dates back hundreds of years could be given an upgrade, after a planning application was lodged with Uttlesford District Council (UDC).

A plea from traders in Saffron Walden to postpone road closures planned for the weeks leading up to Christmas has been approved by Essex County Council.

A Chinese restaurant - which had surrendered its premises licence following suspected immigration offences - has been granted a new licence by Uttlesford District Council (UDC).

An application for the redevelopment of the Railway Arms Pub in Saffron Walden has been refused by Uttlesford District Council.

Saffron Walden Business Improvement District (BID) has hit out at Essex County Council (ECC), after proposals to close the town's High Street during the busy Christmas shopping period were revealed.

Stansted Airport celebrated its first long-haul flight to India last week, as Air India launched its new regular service to Amritsar.

Essex Police is appealing for information following reports of criminal damage at the Lord Butler Leisure Centre in Saffron Walden.

Essex Police is appealing for information to help identify a person who is believed to have placed a card-reading device on an ATM in Saffron Walden, causing damage to the machine.

Two buildings in Saffron Walden have been confirmed as assets of community value by Uttlesford District Council (UDC).

A campaign group which opposes expansion at Stansted Airport says a new set of figures show a fall in passenger numbers using the facility.

UK holiday giant TUI is beefing up its holiday destination offer from Stansted airport next year as part of a major expansion.

The manager of a Thaxted garage which was ram-raided today (October 3) has spoken out about the incident.

Fanny and Frank, a Saffron Walden clothes shop, raised more than £900 for The Hospice Biographers during a charity fashion show attended by 60 enthusiasts on October 3.

Stansted Airport has announced a three-flights-a-week service to India starting later this month.

Felsted School will be able to increase the number of buildings which can host evening and night time events after councillors approved plans, despite a parish council claiming the proposals are "more akin to a nightclub".

Stansted Airport volunteers delivered food and toiletries to the Uttlesford Foodbank in Saffron Walden.

A Thaxted restaurant has vowed to fight a decision made by Uttlesford District Council (UDC) to revoke its premises licence, months after police arrested four people suspected of working illegally at the venue.

A Thaxted restaurant could have its premises licence revoked, months after police arrested four people suspected of working illegally at the venue.

A parish council has accused Felsted School of putting forward proposals "more akin to a nightclub", which, if given the green light, would allow the school to increase the number of buildings which can host evening and night time events.

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