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The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced that firefighters in Essex will be taking industrial action over further proposed cuts to jobs in the county.

The police have released descriptions of men they want to speak to in connection with the crime today.

Police are warning Essex residents to be careful as fraudsters claiming to work as tech support are contacting victims.

Uttlesford District Council headquarters on London Road, Saffron Walden.

Political parties in Uttlesford have clashed over a call for council meetings to be held in private.

Fundraisers at the Sweeney fun day

Over £15,000 has been raised for charity at a fun day in honour of a popular Hatfield Heath man, who died after collasping while out walking his dog two weeks ago.

A four-year-old boy was taken to Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford on Monday (July 27) with a facial injury after receiving a glancing blow from a car in St Edmunds Lane, Dunmow.


Felsted School cricketer Ben Waring has won Cricket World’s Performance of the Week.

Alex Martin is tackled. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Takeley continued their Essex Senior League pre-season campaign with a 2-1 defeat to Ryman League Division One North side Witham Town on Tuesday night.

Debbie Stares, Rosalind McKenna and Diane Hill on the Windmill Trail

Conditions were wet for Grange Farm and Dunmow Runners’ (GFDR) Windmill Trail on Sunday morning.

Alex Lynn

Dunmow’s Alex Lynn claimed a first GP2 Series feature race win of his career on Saturday at the Hungaroring, Hungary.

Lleft to right Will Coupe, David Guy, George Woosey and Josh Deans

Dunmow Tennis Club held its Annual Junior Finals Day and the standard of play did not disappoint.

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World-renowned violinist Nigel Kennedy will be performing a special concert in honour of one of his greatest musical heroes.

SWS 28 Mrs Warren

Mrs Warren’s Profession by Bernard Shaw at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, July 25. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

SWS 27 Ents History Boys

The History Boys by Alan Bennett at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, July 11. Review by ANGELA SINGER.

SWS 27 ENTS Kaela-Ann Cooper

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.

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