Saffron Players are dedicating this year's Alice in Wonderland pantomime performance to producer Vanessa Cowell who died in December.
Hundreds of people gathered in Saffron Walden's market square on Sunday to see the town's Christmas lights being switched on.
Christmas is starting early in Saffron Walden this year and is shaping up to be the busiest festive period ever.
A baby partridge had to be rescued from the fitting rooms of a shop in Saffron Walden this morning.
Saffron Walden Town Council received the annual Essex Community Award from Essex County Council and Essex Association of Local Councils.
A talk by storyteller Rob Caskie on the Battle of Rorke's Drift will take place at St Michael's Church in Great Sampford next Friday.