A centre which has provided support and activities for disabled people in Uttlesford for more than 50 years has been saved from closure, following the appointment of a new manager.
The owner of a classic British sports car which was stolen and burnt out by thieves said he lost irreplaceable mementos in the blaze.
An internationally renowned pianist and former Felsted pupil who made his concerto debut at 16 will play at Thaxted Festival this Friday.
A collection of quirky portraits of his interesting neighbours has brought Thaxted photographer Andy Griffin the honour of being made a fellow of The Master Photographers Association.
A vintage plough was led into Thaxted Church on Plough Sunday for blessing as a sign of support for the farming community.