Sir Alan Haselhurst MP

MP supports air strikes against ‘barbaric evil’ in Iraq

Saffron Walden MP Sir Alan Haselhurst last week voted in favour of military action against Islamic State (IS) after describing the extremists as “pure barbaric evil”.

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Mike Hibbs

Flood victims in Uttlesford to be eligible for Council Tax rebates

Victims of the flash flooding which damaged households in Thaxted and Saffron Walden will be eligible for council tax rebates, it has been announced.

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Pictures from the Great Dunmow Carnival on Saturday.

Pictures: ‘Absolutely amazing’ day at the Dunmow Carnival

The threat of rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of spectators and ­participants in this year’s Dunmow Carnival procession.

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Sasha Cole

Young people recognised for work in the Uttlesford community

Thirty eight inspirational youngsters from four secondary schools and five clubs across Uttlesford received prestigious accolades at a charity awards ceremony.

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The BMX 3 Series which careered through a family home in North Street.

Dunmow family has near miss after a car careers through their front room

A Great Dunmow family had a lucky escape when a car careered through the front of their house and into their children’s playroom.

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Stansted News See all

Fake LEGO superheroes were some of the 2,315 items imported

Fake toys seized at Stansted

Building blocks seized by border officials at Stansted Airport last month have now been confirmed as counterfeit toys, worth £18,000, and destroyed.

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Tour de France See all

Campaign group Access Walden sent a message to councils during the Tour de France, asking for more cycle paths in Saffron Walden to create a legacy. Picture: Gareth Davies/SnapMediaProductions

BBC One programme to look into legacy of Tour de France and cycling provision in Saffron Walden

Two months on from Saffron Walden, Uttlesford and Essex hosting the Tour de France a BBC One programme will ask whether councils in the area are doing enough to ensure a meaningful legacy from the Tour.

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