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Suspects attempted to break into a house in Glebe End, Elsenham, between noon on October 9 and 7am on October 15, by trying to prise the door open. No entry was gained.

Two men armed with a knife held up a bookmakers in Dunmow High Street on Saturday night (October 22).

More than 250 people enjoyed Hallowe’en-filled fun for all the family at the Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge open day on Sunday, October 16.

A talk at Felsted School raised over £866 for the Because I Am a Girl campaign, run by Plan International to combat abuses such as child marriage and female genital mutilation.

Essex GCSE students developed better on average than their counterparts in the UK according to new league tables published last week.


Takeley ended a six-match run without a win by defeating bottom of the standings Haringey & Waltham 3-0 on Saturday.

Swimmers from Dunmow Atlantis were on top form as they competed for the first time in the National Arena Swimming League London Division Two and won.

Dunmow Rhodes claimed a 2-1 win at Sandon in The David Strachan Mid Essex League Knock-Out Cup second round.

A national final place has been secured by a hockey team from Felsted school while another has been crowned county champions.

Takeley have gone four Essex Senior League games without a win after consecutive losses to Ilford and Eton Manor.

What's On

On its way to the West End, the musical, Stepping Out is at Cambridge Arts theatre from October 31 to November 5, starring Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson.

Hit stage show Big Girls Don’t Cry, a tribute show celebrating the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons is at Rhodes Arts Complex on October 29.

John Hewer plays Tommy Cooper in Just Like That! at the Rhodes Arts Complex on October 27.

The artist Grayson Perry, who lived in Great Bardfield as a teenager, will be at St Mary’s Church, Great Bardfield on Friday, October 28 to launch his new book The Descent of Man.

Dennis Potter’s Blue Remembered Hills will be at Clavering Village Hall from Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30, presented by Clavering Players.

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