Olivia, four, with her mum Debbie Bowyer.

Great Bardfield’s mum’s plea to help her daughter walk

The parents of a four-year-old girl who is barely able to speak or walk are trying to raise thousands of pounds to fund intense physiotherapy which could change her life.

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Maasai Warrior Tribe visited Great Dunmow Primary School

African tribe put on an energetic song and dance during Dunmow school visit

Kenyan performers livened up a school assembly on Friday morning with their captivating songs and renowned jumping skills.

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Cllr Susan Barker

Concern over prospective gypsy and traveller sites in Uttlesford

Controversy is brewing in a small Uttlesford village after a council-commissioned report earmarked an area of land for use by gypsies and travellers.

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Deputy mayor Barrie Easter.

Dunmow’s deputy mayor wants residents to have their say on health needs

Great Dunmow’s deputy mayor is asking residents what health provisions are needed in the town, before he urges Uttlesford District Council to take action.

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Speed watch members Barry Hayes and Brian Hanney, with Councillor Vic Ranger.

Aldi lorries shown the red light by traffic campaigners in Barnston

Traffic campaigners have put the brakes on a supermarket chain’s heavy goods vehicles travelling through their village.

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Stansted News See all

A Latvian cargo plane was diverted to Stansted Airport on Wednesday, October 29

Military jets deployed after cargo plane diverted to Stansted airport

Military jets were deployed today on a precautionary basis, after a Latvian registered cargo was diverted to Stansted airport.

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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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