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Essex County Council (ECC) has released information on changes to and closures of a variety of services, including libraries and schools.

A train operator in the East of England is set to reduce its timetable from Monday, March 23.

A 100 per cent plastic-free local company is celebrating its first Easter next month. We spoke to one of the entrepreneurs behind the idea, who is encouraging parents to change their shopping habits – and children to play differently.

Saffron Walden Business Improvement District (BID), a group of businesses based in Saffron Walden, have urged people to do everything they can to “support out community, businesses and individuals.”

Two chocolatiers from Hill Street are leaving the town to be with their families in France and Switzerland amid border closures planned across Europe.

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that the R4U-led administration at Uttlesford District Council (UDC) is following government advice for dealing with coronavirus, has plans in place to minimise any impact to council services, and urged people to support vulnerable residents and local businesses.

Stansted Airport has announced lay-offs and pay cuts for their staff, as well as enforced annual leave and reduced working hours.

A train operator’s rail stations are set to become wildlife havens this spring thanks to the work of hundreds of volunteers.

A local singing teacher beat 18,000 vocalists before appearing on The Voice twice this year and getting a chair turn from singer Tom Jones.

The first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed in Essex.

Two brothers whose chocolate shop featured on Jamie Oliver’s TV show have been visited by people from all over the county – and further away.

A new direct flight to Turkey will be launched next month at Stansted Airport.

If you are a resident of Dunmow or Saffron Walden (and surrounding villages), or have travelled on Stephensons buses in the area, we want to hear from you.

The location of Stansted Airport’s biggest parent company shareholder has been put on a tax haven blacklist by the Council of the European Union (EU).

A humble man cooking fresh humble food. Yet there is so much to boast about when it comes to ‘I am dumpling’, a stall he runs weekly in Essex and Cambridge, including Saffron Walden.

Stansted Airport welcomes a dismissal by a High Court Judge regarding an appeal by Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE).

“It has become a business, not a charity”, said an upset volunteer.

R4U’s Councillor John Lodge, leader at the Uttlesford District Council (UDC), has released a statement in which he shows his support of the decision to refuse Stansted Airport’s expansion.

Volunteers from London Stansted’s security compliance team have been hard at work decorating at Fairycroft Arts and Media Centre in Saffron Walden.

Unite, the largest British and Irish trade union, dedicated to protecting workers’ rights, equality and diversity in the workplace, hit out at Uttlesford District Council’s (UDC) decision to refuse permission for Stansted Airport’s expansion.

Uttlesford District Council (UDC) voted against expansion plans for Stansted Airport during a planning committee meeting on Friday, January 24.

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.

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