Essex County Council has generated more than £59million since 2014 by selling off libraries, community centres and children’s homes.
Residents of Thaxted joined a demonstration outside County Hall in Chelmsford to protest against the proposed closure of the town’s library.
The consultation on the future of library services in Essex has reached its half-way point and residents in Saffron Walden have been sharing their thoughts on the matter.
Two lime trees were removed at Joyce Frankland Academy in Newport after a report incorrectly stated that the trees were outside a conservation area.
The number of unauthorised encampments in Uttlesford increased sharply last year, with campaigners saying the issue will worsen because of a ‘chronic national shortage of sites’.