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Nearly 200 jobs at Stansted airport are on the line as baggage handlers for low-cost airline Ryanair look to slash staff numbers.

Construction work is underway on the roads at the new Horizon 120 Business and Innovation Park in Great Notley.

A new partnership will see hundreds of thousands of pounds given to voluntary and community organisations which have been affected by coronavirus.

A look back at how Great Dunmow marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day, this year during a coronavirus lockdown.

The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Essex has increased by almost 75 per cent during the first full month of the coronavirus lockdown – figures described as “shocking and staggering”.

A parish councillor is pleased that a Stansted pharmacy has increased its opening hours during the coronavirus lockdown – but, in the light of reduced capacity, still believes something should be done about licensing another local pharmacy to help with the demand.

The owner of a fabric shop has been making facemasks for community-facing staff and vulnerable adults, as well as raising much needed money to support a hospice.

Ryanair customers are complaining that the airline is making it difficult to get refunds for flights cancelled because of the coronavirus and is offering people vouchers to be used within the next 12 months instead.

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex thanks people for staying at home to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

A chocolaterie was forced to close its online shop after their suppliers closed earlier this month.

London Stansted has created its own tribute to the heroes of the NHS with a giant ‘thank you’ message on its airfield.

Hundreds of local businesses across the district will shortly be receiving funding from Uttlesford District Council (UDC) to help them through the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

Companies from across East Anglian - including a firm in St Neots - are working behind the scenes to support the country’s fight against coronavirus.

A parish councillor is calling for urgent action to expand pharmaceutical services in Stansted

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).

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