More than 19,000 doctors' appointments were missed by patients in west Essex in the first four months of this year, according to NHS data.
Finchingfield scouts have joined forces with the village's Royal British Legion branch.
Saffron Walden MP Kemi Badenoch has said she will continue to lobby the Government to make sure schools in her constituency have the resources they need.
Stansted Airport's controversial plans to raise its passenger number threshold are set to be put under the spotlight once again after a 1,000-strong petition was submitted to the local council.
Police are appealing for information after a four-year-old pug called Buttercup was stolen during a fun day in Little Hallingbury.
Sir Michael Parkinson, journalist and broadcaster will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre on Wednesday, June 26.
The second weekend of Thaxted Festival opens on June 28.
Film scores to be played by Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra at Saffron Hall
Smash crockery, ride on a vintage bus or visit a quiet garden in an award-winning village
Brandenburg Sinfonia to open Thaxted Festival with Mozart, George Gerswhin and Tchaikovsky.
Financial expert Peter Sharkey finds out more about the Abbey habit, which encouraged millions of savers.