Latest News


Uttlesford District Council has been accused by residents living near a proposed gypsy and traveller site of “trying to fit a square peg in a round hole”.

Cllr Julie Redfern said she could not support the loss of developers' contributions for ten and less dwellings.

A further fall in funding for affordable housing has triggered dismay among councillors, following a far-reaching change in government policy.

Mikki and Jacky Rom with their plans to extend The Arts Centre, in Great Dunmow.

Ambitious plans to plough £225,000 into transforming Great Dunmow’s arts centre have been revealed.

The High Sheriff of Essex, Nicholas Charrington (front, centre) is joined by Insp Mick Couldridge of Essex Police, Uttlesford District Council chairman, Cllr Keith Artus, and representatives from the community safety partnership and participating Keep Safe venues at the official launch of the scheme.

An innovative scheme has been launched to help vulnerable people feel safe when they are in Saffron Walden town centre.

High-end supermarket chain Waitrose has been strongly linked to a site in Great Dunmow – with the new store expected to be open by the end of next year.

Stansted News

Mon, 14:49

An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences at Stansted Airport.

Andrew Harrison. managing director at Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport attracted more than 2million more passengers during 2014 than in the previous 12 months, according to annual figures released today.


Budget airline Ryanair saw its shares hit an all-time high this week after a drive to improve its image helped attract a million extra passengers last month.

Passenger Rob Treloar tweeted this photo along with a report of

Queues stretching twice the length of the terminal and delays of up to two hours were reported at Stansted Airport, after an exit door mistakenly left open triggered a security hazard at the weekend.

A plane flying from Geneva to Manchester had to make an emergency landing at Stansted today due to a passenger being taken ill - and not a terrorist alert or technical problem.


Most read stories

Most commented stories

Essex's trusted business finder