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Friday, January 24, 2020

Key parties, group and airport representatives have shared their thoughts ahead of a planning committee meeting organised at Uttlesford District Council (UDC) today, January 24 from 11am.

The Uttlesford Local Plan, submitted early in 2019, by the previous Conservative administration of Uttlesford District Council, has been found "unsound" by planning inspectors.

Peter Frost lives on a bendy country lane with limited visibility and no footpath, where there is only room enough for one car, despite it being a two-lane road.

Campaigners seeking to stop plans to expand Stansted airport are pinning their hopes on a council meeting on Friday, January 24.

A vision for the future of Saffron Walden Business Improvement District (BID) has been set out with the help of members and local businesses.

Members and supporters of the campaign group 'Save The Railway Arms Pub' (STRAP) have marked three years since the pub's closure.

The campaign to stop Stansted Airport being allowed to take more passengers - Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) is urging Uttlesford District Council to wait for High Court judgement before giving the scheme planning permission.

A Green Party MEP for the East of England has struck out at rail companies for a recent increase in ticket prices.

ALDI has launched a new range of vegan grain tubs that customers in Saffron Walden will be amongst the first to try.

Uttlesford has been named as one of the best areas in the country for creating an environment for sustainable growth.

Homebase has vowed to fight the latest move to force it out of Saffron Walden.

Over 2,500 meals were donated by Tesco shoppers in Saffron Walden over the festive period.

Uttlesford District Council has set a date for a special planning committee to decide the fate of Stansted Airport's controversial expansion plans following months of delay.

A café in Saffron Walden will expand its current premises in an effort to welcome more visitors from 2020.

A new online store focusing on eco alternatives has been launched by a Saffron Walden couple.

Stansted airport is staging the first major trial of fully compostable security bags for security checks.

Campaigners trying to halt plans to expand Stansted airport have raised concerns about air quality following a new health study.

As cold weather starts settling in, more of us start thinking about Christmas - which is all about traditions and special treats.

The Green Party has accused the district council's ruling administration of lacking transparency after one of its councillors stepped down from a board that oversees millions of pounds worth of council investments.

An application to erect 40 homes south of Rush Lane in Elsenham was unanimously refused during a planning committee meeting at Uttlesford District Council (UDC).

The Saffron Santa's Grotto is coming to Market Street, in Saffron Walden.

A major Premiership football team has thrown its weight behind controversial plans to expand Stansted airport.

A public consultation regarding Essex County Council's budget priorities will be available online until December 15.

Specsavers could move in to a building in Dunmow which once housed an award-winning tearoom and has been empty for more than a year.

A leading biotechnology firm has agreed a deal that will see it move into Chesterford Research Park.

The future of plans for a new multi-storey car park at Stansted Airport, which would provide thousands of spaces, looks uncertain, as the second phase of planning permission hasn't yet been secured.

Essex businesses have proved impervious to Brexit uncertainty - with 2019 proving to be one of their most stable in recent years - an annual health check suggests.

Baggage will whizz around Stansted Airport at nearly 20kph, when the new £59million baggage delivery system is up and running.

A Little Easton estate which dates back hundreds of years could be given an upgrade, after a planning application was lodged with Uttlesford District Council (UDC).

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