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A Suffolk footballer who lost both his legs in a horrific hit and run crash has fulfilled his ambition of walking down the aisle on his wedding day.

After weeks of drama, tears, and a nail-biting final, the stars of ITV2’s Love Island returned to Stansted Airport yesterday.

A listening bench has been installed in Clavering as part of a project to connect people with stories from the past.

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Organisers of Great Easton’s Cookie Fest are celebrating after another successful turnout.

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A new exhibition on the ice age opens on Saturday August 12 with a special stone age day on Wednesday, August 16.

The Kyiv Classic Accordion Duo who tour raising money for children and families still affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986, will at the United Reformed Church in New Street, Dunmow on August 2 and Holy Cross Church, Station Road, Felsted on August 4.

An open day is being held at the Church Street Gallery in Church Street, Saffron Walden on Saturday, July 29, to celebrate a new art studio opeing in Wimbish. Artist Sue Jones is opening Stoneman Press, in Wimbish in September and is inviting people to go along to Church Street ask questions, or sign up for a course.

This year’s free Dance in the Square in Saffron Walden on August 26, (Bank Holiday Saturday) will be a 15th anniversary celebration organised by the Saffron Walden Initiative. It will feature Uncle Funk and the Boogie Wonderband supported by singer Darren Stammers and the performing arts group Stagecoach.

School’s out and here are our top tips for days out and things to do and see. Museums are always good value and in Braintree children can go on a witches and wizards course with a diploma at the end.


The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix preview.

Tributes have been paid to “a jovial, kind man”, Iain Wright-Watson, architect, co-founder of Saffron Walden Rugby Club and former Mayor of Saffron Walden who died on June 28, aged 85.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 Azerbaijan Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

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