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The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Cazoo has witnessed record levels of online car sales over the past few months, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

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The Chancellor could make swathing changes to pension tax relief in November, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Apple and Bees Day takes place at the Gardens of Easton Lodge on Sunday September 13.

Whether it’s offering help around the home, lending a friendly ear or providing round-the-clock-care, a live-in carer can offer some much-needed support and relief for your family.

The earlier you plan for retirement, the more enjoyable it’s likely to be, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

A Wimbish girl has raised £700 for animals at Colchester Zoo to eat their breakfast, lunch and dinner.

This year’s Moth Night, the annual event that celebrates moths, runs from tonight (Thursday August 27) until Saturday August 29.

Uttlesford Community Travel has resumed.

According to radical proposals currently being considered by the Government, the over-40s may soon have to pay £700 extra in tax each year to cover the costs of looking after the elderly.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Over 1,500 smoke alarms and sensory smoke alarms have been fitted to Essex properties during the pandemic.

As commercial property remains under the cosh, there’s evidence of buoyancy in the residential sector, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

East Anglian vineyards are toasting a vintage performance at a national awards event.

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People have embraced video conferencing as the technology has delivered enormous benefits, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Some may still be wary about going away for a weekend - and that’s understandable in light of the current Covid-19 pandemic. But, with UK staycations on the rise this summer, Cambridge’s University Arms - which is listed among Time Magazine top 100 places to visit in the world - has everything in place to ensure guests feel safe and welcome.

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Four education officers in Essex County Fire and Rescue Service who are normally in schools delivering fire safety and crime prevention lessons took their lessons online, have been leaflet dropping and reassuring members of the public.

Almost 4,000 outlets in the East of England have so far signed up for the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

Highways England is increasing the speed at which motorists can drive through roadworks.

The biggest Scout camp the Saffron Walden Scout District has ever seen gathered for WILD (Walden In LockDown).

UK experiences motorhome shortage as staycationers flock to campsites, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

A Thursday market could be on the cards for Saffron Walden in addition to markets on Saturdays and Tuesdays - and could be themed.

Essex residents will now have access to over 6 million items of stock via the shared library catalogue, including books, e-books, e-magazines and audio books.

Steve Griffiths, currently London Stansted Airport’s Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the role of managing director.

The University of Cambridge’s programme called Summer at the Museums, which normally promotes hands-on activities for families, has turned into Summer with the Museums.

A Stansted author has written her first novel and will hold her launch party online on Saturday August 1.

Parents are stepping in to help loved ones – and boost their own finances too, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Elsenham WI invited Paulus, cabaret artist and judge on TV’s ‘All Together Now’ to entertain their members and guests at their July monthly meeting, the latest in a series held online.

TUI is restarting its summer flights from Stansted at the beginning of August, joining Jet2 as the only companies currently offering holidays from the airport.

Now that summer is here and the pubs are reopening, head to one of these Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow pubs for a beer in the sun.

The pension guarantee is under threat, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

A bun stuffed with a juicy patty laden with cheese and dripping with sauce, served with hot salty fries - anytime is a good time for a burger. Here’s where to find the very best in Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow

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