The founder of the Dunmow Wind Band and former British Army musician has been awarded the Great Dunmow Town Award for outstanding services to the town.
Helena Romanes School students will fly to Sweden to play in the world’s largest youth football tournament, which will host about 1,700 teams from 80 nations in July.
A Dunmow United under 10s team played at a world famous football stadium on June 3, where they came fourth in a tournament at the King Power Stadium, home to Leceister City Football Club.
Amidst a sea of purple, white and green sashes and home-made signs from all over the country a banner saying ‘Great Dunmow’ could be seen bobbing in the crowd.
The Dunmow and District Branch of the Royal British Legion are appealing for younger members and have said their membership in the area is “dwindling”.
The mayor of Dunmow has said that the town and its surrounding areas need another hospital and more police officers as the town continues to expand.
After armed raids on homes in Dummow and Takeley, the Mayor of Dunmow, Councillor Danielle Frost has decried the lack of a police presence in the district.
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