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Strong support for the expansion of Stansted Airport as a major employment generator has come from Unite the Union, which represents more than 2,000 workers at the airport.

Ken O’Toole, CEO of Stansted Airport, says they have been “overwhelmed by support” for their plans to increase passenger numbers.

Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE), a campaign group aiming to stop the expansion of Stansted Airport, says a report by Uttlesford District Council (UDC) officers recommending approval of an airport planning application is “superficial, inadequate and inaccurate”.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Raiding pensions provide Chancellors with easy money, says Peter Sharkey, but it’s much more difficult for them to pilfer from your ISA.

Students from Saffron Walden County High School (SWCHS) visited Stansted Airport last Tuesday and met a Ryanair engineer, a dog handler from Essex Police and discovered more about the airport’s college.

Independent builders merchants, Huws Gray has acquired Ridgeons, an independently owned timber and builders merchants trading from more than 40 branches, including Saffron Walden.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.

Almost 350 written warnings were handed out to businesses in Uttlesford for food hygiene issues over the last year, due to problems such as cleanliness and separation of foods.

Questions have been raised about how Brexit might affect Uttlesford District Council’s (UDC) financial investment in Chesterford Research Park (CRP).

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Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey says a building disaster in Bulgaria and HS2 are good metaphors for avoiding bad financial plans

The Uttlesford Schools Careers Fair will take place on the evening of Wednesday October 10 from 5pm to 8pm and will be held in Saffron Hall at Saffron Walden County High School.

The decision on Stansted Airport’s planning application has been pushed back following a request from Stop Stansted Expansion to allow sufficient time to address planning committee members at one of the forthcoming public speaking sessions.

After Primera Air stops flights, Premier Travel steps in to say passengers booked with the travel agent are financially covered.

This week our financial columnist looks at how pensions fare across the globe – and which country is the wealthiest when it comes to their state pension

In this week’s column, financial expert Peter Sharkey discusses how investors might be able to retain more of what is theirs.

Following an extended summer break, Peter Sharkey returns with his popular personal finance column – and some good news for millennials.

Uttlesford District Council is hosting three public speaking sessions before the set date to allow members of the public more opportunity to express their views on Stansted Airport’s planning application to increase passenger numbers.

Ryanair has submitted a formal complaint to the European Commission after new figures reveal Stansted Airport suffered more than half of all air traffic control delays in the first quarter of this year.

What began as an understandable parental warning has developed into a unique online platform scheduled to launch next month. Thanks in part to the Eastern Daily Press.

Jamie Brown, head of knowledge and development at Archant, introduces Local Impact.

Ryanair has ‘sincerely’ apologised for today’s disruption to more than 150 flights serving Stansted Airport.

A Stebbing-based company which researches and develops farming techniques hosted farmers across the nation and leaders in the beer industry as well as a state minister on Monday.

Businesses in Saffron Walden town centre have voted in favour of introducing a Business Improvement District (BID) in the town.

The district’s best in business were celebrated last Thursday at the second Uttlesford Business Awards ceremony.

The owners of Stansted Airport have stressed that they are not seeking any change to current night flight limits at the site, after campaigners claimed they were trying to overturn the current legal conditions.

The award-winning Saffron Ice Cream Company has launched three new flavours and almost reached a milestone of 100 regular trade clients.

Two brothers from Wenden who run an artisan chocolate shop in Saffron Walden have secured their first order with London department store Fortnum and Mason.

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss visited Stansted Airport today to highlight the importance of exports to the UK economy and to hear about the airport’s multi-million pound expansion plans.

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