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The case against a High Roding man charged with trying to sell drugs to an undercover police officer in a supermarket car park has been dropped today (Aug 30) as his trial was set to get underway.

Jewellery and watch items were stolen from a house in Radwinter Road, Ashdon, after a burglary between 6am on August 6 and 4pm on August 20. Thieves gained entry via a window and caused damage to the window frame before searching upstairs bedrooms. They also entered the garage via a double glazed window.

Stansted Airport

British Airways will fly to the French Alpine city of Chambery from Stansted and is extending its Berlin service from the Essex hub through the winter.

Dunmow Dancers

The Granary Dance School in Dunmow has said its summer showcase was the most successful event yet.

Front Row L-R: Resident at the New Deanery Brenda Boley passing the baton to St Marys Court resident Sarah Crow, with St Marys Court Senior Carer Yasmin Grey.

A charity relay was run by residents and staff at two residential care homes.

Sport

Takeley boss Marc Das. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Takeley boss Marc Das could not hide his disappointment as his side conceded with virtually the last kick of the game to draw 2-2 away to Barkingside.

Dunmow Cricket Club's Ollie Rooney. Picture by Jamie Pluck.

Dunmow moved to a fourth game unbeaten with a comprehensive victory against a Long Melford side that had inflicted a defeat against them earlier in the season.

Takeley boss Marc Das. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Charlie Cole’s penalty was enough to hand Takeley a 1-0 home victory over FC Romania and stretch their unbeaten start to the Essex Senior League season to five games.

Dunmow Cricket Club's Luke Swanston. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Dunmow maintained their excellent form with a comprehensive victory which sees them move to within a point of fifth place in Two Counties Division Two.

Takeley FC's Mitchell Das

Honours were shared between manager Marc Das’ new club Takeley and his former side Sawbridgeworth Town at Station Road on Saturday.

What's On

Armen Corner

The New Amen Corner are starring in Bring on Back the 60s at The Rhodes Theatre, Bishop’s Stortford on Thursday, September 1. Described as Europe’s leading 60s revivalists.

Stefanie Powers

Hollywood and Broadway legend, Stefanie Powers, best known as Jennifer Hart in the 1980s television series Hart to Hart, playing opposite Robert Wagner, will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from September 2 in a new production of 84 Charing Cross Road.

Battle of the Blister

An exhibition which combines medicine, science and art is open to the public for the last time on Thursday, September 1 at the Wellcome Genome Campus at Hinxton Hall, near Saffron Walden.

O'Hooley & Tidow play Hitchin Folk Club

With a personal invite from Billy Bragg to play Glastonbury, and fresh from wowing the crowds at Cambridge Folk Festival, folk duo O’Hooley and Tidow are at Cambridge Junction on Tuesday, September 6. They have been described by Mojo as one of British folk’s mightiest combinations. Their new album Shadows is the follow up to groundbreaking album The Hum, which earned them a place in Mojo’s Top 10 Folk Albums of 2014 and a nomination for Best Duo in last year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Maze Festival

There will be mazes with music, stories about mazes, plays, puzzles, even maze activities with cycling skills, croquet and games of snakes and ladders.

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