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A project called Crucial Crew drew over 1,000 children from primary schools across the district to workshops on life’s hazards.

Constance surrounded by all her imidiate family

A woman who cycled home from Hastings to Thaxted on a tandem on the day the Second World War broke out has just celebrated her 100th birthday. Connie Jarvis was born on June 17 1915.


The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is calling for greater awareness of motorbike safety after incident figures have soared in the county.

Alex Dowsett - Winner of Verulam Cycling Club event

It has already been a big year for Essex born cyclist, Alex Dowsett, who smashed the World Hour Cycling Record with a total distance of 52.937km in May.

DUN 27 Stansted Medieval Fayre

Jousting with knights and princesses, a medieval pageant, the ringing of St Mary’s Church Bells, maypole dancing and traditional children’s games entertained over 2,000 people in Stansted Mountfitchet on Saturday.


Winners to receive £800 in prize money

Alex Lynn drives the FW13B at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Alex Lynn is looking for a top three finish in the GP2 Series at Silverstone this weekend having spent last Saturday and Sunday at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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Aythorpe Roding moved into the Davies Cup semi-final with a 25 run victory over Rickling Green on Tuesday.

Georgia Slocombe and Kayleigh Morris

Dunmow Kyokushinkai Karate Club took 13 members to compete in an inter-club Kyokushinkai Karate Tournament in Crawley, Sussex.

Dunmow Rhodes' football camp

Dunmow Rhodes held their third of six football summer camps on Saturday morning.

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More than 20 Uttlesford artists will be opening their studios over the first four weekends in July so visitors can see them at work and see the places where their work is inspired and created.


Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and violence has been rehashed so many times and in so many different ways it is an exceptionally hard script to make seem fresh.

SWS 26 ENTS Jeremy Hardy and Jo Brand

Comics Jo Brand and Jeremy Hardy with their clever critiques of modern life will both do stand-up shows at Saffron Walden Town Hall this autumn and tickets are now on sale.


The Flying Legends Air Show is at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford over the weekend of July 11 and 12.

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Constellations by Nick Payne at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, June 20. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

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