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Five teams (men in drag, mostly) took part in this year’s Finchingfield Three-Legged Race.

Entry was gained to a property in Frambury Lane, Saffron Walden between 2.15pm and 5.20pm on September 25 after suspects smashed the rear doors and conducted a search of the upstairs bedrooms. Nothing was taken.

Great Easton Primary School

Superheroes Paige Turner and Major Read inspired children at Great Easton Primary School.

Last year's Christmas lights in Dunmow

A crowdfunding scheme has been set up to finance this year’s Christmas lights in Great Dunmow. The Town Team has said if the money isn’t provided, the town could stay undecorated.


Five year-old Kaitlin Ayliffe from Broxted decided to have her long hair cut short on Saturday (September 26) and has given her locks to The Little Princess Trust which makes wigs for children suffering from cancer and other illnesses.


A late second half goal saw Takeley lose 1-0 away to Essex Senior League Premier Division high-fliers Clapton on Tuesday night.

High Roding Cricket Club at Lord's

High Roding Cricket Club had a memorable end to their 125th anniversary season with a winning match at Lord’s Cricket Ground to play Cross Arrows CC.

Dunmow Atlantis Swimming Club members at the London Aquatics Centre

The London 2012 Olympic Games swimming venue played host to a group from Dunmow Atlantis on Saturday.

Michael Lyons

Ferrari 458 Italia racer Michael Lyons says he is ‘really happy’ to have finished the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series as vice-champions of the Pro-Am category.

Grange Farm and Dunmow Runners

Running conditions were good for the 392 competitors who completed the Pleshey Half Marathon on Sunday.

What's On

Mark Thomas is a man who cuts to the chase. His two-hour show Trespass fits somewhere in the bracket of comedy and political rally. It felt like a call to arms - a wake up call to all those of us who quietly go about our daily business not noticing all the injustice and unfairness on our own doorsteps.

Dara O'Brian

Dara O’Briain, chairman of television’s Mock the Week, will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange with his stand-up show Crowd Tickler on Friday and Saturday, October 2 and 3. This is his first live show for three years.

Winter and Eden

Singer-songwriter Cara Winter will be in concert with a string quartet and full band at the Holy Trinity Church, Littlebury, on Sunday October 11.

Apple Day

There will be an Apple Festival at Audley End this weekend, September 26 and 27. The fruit-themed activities include games, falconry, music, gardening tips, demonstrations, country crafts, stalls and refreshments and seasonal cookery.

Lord of the Flies

A stage version of William Golding’s book, The Lord of the Flies, will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange from October 6 to 10.

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