A 60-year-old woman from Saffron Walden will be walking 40 miles in a day to raise money for the British Heart Foundation after her husband suffered a heart attack and received a life-saving triple bypass.
A man from Saffron Walden who appeared on the latest series of The Island with Bear Grylls said it was the “toughest experience” of his life, but disagreed with the “controversial” decision to divide the two teams into wealthy and working class.
A man who had thousands of pounds worth of tools stolen from his van while he was at home for lunch managed to capture the thieves on personal CCTV cameras which he installed six weeks before for “peace of mind”.
‘Concerning’ comments picked up on a microphone at a district council planning meeting in which a planning officer said he would be telling a developer to “go for costs” against the authority have been met with criticism.
Political group, Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), has called on the respective secretaries of state and Saffron Walden MP Kemi Badenoch to hold a public inquiry into the proposed expansion of Stansted Airport.
Essex Police has announced that 150 new ‘police officer posts’ will be created to fight and prevent crime in local communities across the county over the next year, but chief constable says they still face “big challenges”.
A former solicitor of 18 years who discovered that yoga alleviated her asthma symptoms is opening a centre in Saffron Walden later this month to share the benefits of the practice with as many people as possible.
A proposal set out by the Government which warns councils they could lose planning powers if not enough homes are built have been met with criticism from a council group who say it is a ‘further attack’ on authorities who are struggling to build the required number of homes.