Saffron Walden, England Newswire

Saffron Walden, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Saffron Walden, England.

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  1. Investigation to be held after blaze at shed and workshops containing flammable gas in RadwinterRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    Firefighters managed to stop a pressurised gas container from exploding when a fire engulfed two workshops and a shed in Essex last night. Two Essex County Fire and Rescue Service crews from Saffron Walden arrived to find the three buildings were completely alight.

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  2. Dedicated pair to join forces to raise cash for charity with open water swimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Angela Grenski, of Halstead, and Linzi Gordon, of High Garrett, will tackle the Bantham Swoosh on Saturday, a six kilometre open estuary swim in Devon. The pair, who both work for Essex Police, are taking on the swim in aid of Level Water, a charity dedicated to giving disabled children swimming lessons in open water.

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  3. Where to catch outdoor cinema magic in Norfolk and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Evening News

    Steven Speilberg family classic ET - The Extra Terrestrial will be amongst the favourites being screened outdoors this summer. Picture: Universal Studios Roman Polanski once said that "cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theatre" and there are plenty of places to see films outdoors this summer across East Anglia.

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  4. Could Holland and Barrett be moving into former Beales store?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    Health food store Holland and Barrett looks poised to take over part of the former Beales department store in Saffron Walden town centre. The national chain, which currently has a shop in King Street, has submitted a planning application to carry out fitting works and internal alterations in the old department store in Market Place.

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  5. Nine-year-old Saffron Walden cartoonist set to wow audiences at the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    A nine-year-old boy from Saffron Walden is set to wow audiences at the Royal Albert Hall next week with a live drawing performance. Jude Holland discovered his talent at just three-years-old, inspired by the likes of Tom & Jerry and replaying drawing commentary on DVDs until the disc player finally broke.

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  6. Director of Merchant Navy Training Board and Newport local set to receive an OBE for her workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    Buckingham Palace will welcome the director of the Merchant Navy Training Board - Glenys Jackson, from Newport - as part of the Queen's birthday honours this year. Mrs Jackson, who has been working as director for the last 10 years, will receive an OBE for her work in recruitment, training programmes and career promotion - something she says took her by complete surprise.

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  7. Does your child read and write for fun outside of school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    Ahead of National Writing Day tomorrow, we are asking parents if your child reads and writes for fun outside of school. Take part in our poll .

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  8. Popular Saffron Walden sports club could shut down if Walden School closure goes aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    A popular Saffron Walden sports club could be forced to shut down if the threatened closure of Walden School and its facilities goes ahead. WaldenJNR, which was set up in 2009, is the junior equivalent of the town's athletic group WaldenTRI, and uses the school's facilities to train its five groups of budding sport talent.

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  9. Uttlesford reassures tenants that cladding on council homes meets European safety standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    Fire at Grenfell Tower in west London in which at least 79 people are thought to have died. Picture: NATALIE OXFORD/PA WIRE After the fire at Grenfell Tower in London, which has caused the death of at least 58 people, Uttlesford District Council has reassured its tenants that all cladding used on council homes meets European safety standards.

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  10. Politicians from across the divide unite to mark memory of Jo Cox MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    The Great Get Together on Saffron Walden Common to mark the anniversary of the death of Jo Cox MP was a musical picnic with song and dance. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO in common on the Common politicians from across the parties sat together for a musical picnic in Saffron Walden to commemorate the MP Jo Cox.

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  11. Hadstock Fete sees welly-wanging and egg-throwing to raise money for churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    It was mainly a matter of throwing things at Hadstock Fete on Saturday, June 17 on the hottest weekend of the year, so far and how far you could throw them. Apparently raw eggs will bounce on grass and was useful too for pairs of fete-goers competing to see how many times they could hurl and catch an egg before it broke.

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  12. Police make an appeal for information after theft and arson reports in StanstedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    The incident, in Forest Hall Road, took place at 12.30am on May 16 with a number of motorbike parts taken and a white Ford Transit tipper van set on fire. Officers are looking to speak to witnesses who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area round the time of the incident, or those who have been offered motorbike parts and are suspicious about where they came from.

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  13. Full RacecardRead the original story

    Friday Jun 16 | Sporting Life

    Stable's juveniles have enjoyed a very good start to 2017, with 7-23 so far for a 30% strike rate. This one cost 38,000 gns as a foal, rising to a 67,000 as a yearling.

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  14. Airport reopens - but train services still sufferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Cambridge Evening News

    It's Thursday morning, and you're with the Cambridge News live blog, keeping you up to date with the latest traffic and travel news from across the county, and beyond. For the latest information on accidents and congestion on major roads, including the A14, M11 and A1, check out the updates as they happen below.

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  15. Saffron Walden Bikers to ride over 900 miles in 24 hours from dawn in England to dawn in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Dunmow Broadcast

    When avid biker and advanced motorcyclist Keith Bartlett suggested to his biker son-in-law Ben Smither, that they should sign up for The Longest Day Up Challenge, they saw it as a way of enjoying some motorbike riding time together. Little did they realise what it would really entail.

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  16. Check out our round-up of all the action from the Whiting & Partners Cambs & Hunts Premier LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Cambridge Evening News

    Craig Park peppered the boundary as his century set Foxton on their way to a 78-run victory over Ramsey in Whiting & Partners Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire Premier League, Division One. Coming in at No 4 for the second-placed hosts, Park cracked 13 fours and a couple of maximums as he amassed 106 runs from 110 deliveries.

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  17. Record May passenger numbers for Stansted AiportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    A total of 2,294,643 travellers used the airport during May, an increase of 7.0% compared with the figure of 2,144,773 for the same month last year which was itself a record. Spain, Italy, Germany and Poland were the most popular international destinations during May although the biggest growth year-on-year came from routes to Denmark, Bulgaria and Cyprus.

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  18. Two inmates charged after Essex double murderer Brett Rogers found strangled in prison cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    Brett Rogers, 25, was imprisoned for a minimum of 32 years last May after being found guilty by a jury of killing his mum, Gillian Phillips, 54, and her friend David Oakes, 60, in 2015. Rogers, previously of Stansted Mountfitchet, was discovered in his cell at HMP Long Lartin in Evesham, Worcestershire, on Wednesday last week.

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  19. 7 Nigerians elected into British parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 11 | Vanguard

    Seven Nigerians have been elected into the United Kingdom's parliament in the election held on Thursday. Two are representing the Conservative party and five the Labour Party.

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  20. Tree branch fragment found in a ditch on a dog walk inspires Saffron...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | Saffron Walden Reporter

    A piece of elder tree that Amanda Waples found in a ditch on a dog walk led Amanda Waples to win a silver gilt medal at Chelsea Flower Show. Amanda, from Saffron Walden and a member of Thaxted Flower Club, worked on her design at show through the night, while the BBC were filming her and other designers.

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