December 12 2013 Latest news:
Uttlesford’s top brass have come under fire this week after approving a hike in their allowances on the same night it was agreed to cut Council Tax discounts for lower income families.
Essex’s education chief has spoken of his determination to improve standards after a new report revealed the proportion of pupils studying in high achieving schools in the county is below the national average.
Essex Police has announced cuts to its dog-handling and marine teams, as part of a programme to deliver £36m worth of savings.
Proposals have been put forward for the expansion of St Mary’s Primary School in Stansted.
Immigration chiefs arrested 13 illegal workers at two of Dunmow’s Indian restaurants last week – leaving the businesses staring down the barrel of a maximum £130,000 fine.
Essex Boys and Girls Clubs are challenging families to think about how far they would be able to get in 15 hours, without any money.
This Christmas Cambridge Junction and award-winning theatre company Dancing Brick present Thumbelina’s Great Big Adventure – a new, brightly-coloured, action-packed musical retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale.
The most magical pantomime of all, Cinderella, will be performed at the Chelmsford Civic Theatre from Wednesday, December 4 to Sunday, January 5, 2014.
Flights have been disrupted again at Stansted Airport after fog caused low visibility and landing equipment was damaged.
In the post-match huddle, coach Paul Finch fairly reflected that the team “made a real meal of that game” – nevertheless, Saffron Walden were able to come away with both league points.
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