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Cable damaged by farm machinery cuts off power to 574 properties

08 March 2022
Cable damaged by farm machinery cuts off power to 574 properties

Cable damaged by farm machinery cuts off power to 574 properties

08 March 2022

The overhead line in Quendon was damaged at 8.11am and 153 customers had to wait until 2.45pm before their electricity was restored.


Thaxted drug driver, 50, given three-year ban

08 March 2022
Thaxted drug driver, 50, given three-year ban

Thaxted drug driver, 50, given three-year ban

08 March 2022

Officers who stopped Richard Langley on the B184 between Saffron Walden and Thaxted said the car "smelled very strongly of the drug".


Walkies! Battersea's Muddy Dog Challenge to return to Stansted

07 March 2022
Walkies! Battersea's Muddy Dog Challenge to return to Stansted

Walkies! Battersea's Muddy Dog Challenge to return to Stansted

07 March 2022

The popular cross-country obstacle course challenge supports the rescue centre for dogs and cats in south-west London.


Fond memories for Sue desperate to get South Mill audiences into drama

05 March 2022
Fond memories for Sue desperate to get South Mill audiences into drama

Fond memories for Sue desperate to get South Mill audiences into drama

05 March 2022

The Stortford venue's artistic programmer Sue Scott Davison recalls her first major role as ghostly tale Mary Rose comes to the stage.


UDC agrees rebate to help poorest families

03 March 2022
UDC agrees rebate to help poorest families

UDC agrees rebate to help poorest families

03 March 2022

The authority has agreed its budget for the year ahead with a 3.09% increase on its portion of the Council Tax bill.


Drink-driver travels four miles in car without front wheels

28 February 2022
Drink-driver travels four miles in car without front wheels

Drink-driver travels four miles in car without front wheels

28 February 2022

Police followed a trail of marks in the road surface to locate the 21-year-old female driver in Great Chesterford.


Handsome Milo voted top dog in St Clare's cutest canine contest

25 February 2022
Handsome Milo voted top dog in St Clare's cutest canine contest

Handsome Milo voted top dog in St Clare's cutest canine contest

25 February 2022

The seven-year-old black Labrador visited his owner's mother in the hospice's inpatient unit and will be leading Sunday's Winter Walkies 5k.


Fallen tree traps fire appliance at station during height of Storm Eunice

21 February 2022
Fallen tree traps fire appliance at station during height of Storm Eunice

Fallen tree traps fire appliance at station during height of Storm Eunice

21 February 2022

Stansted firefighters helped clear the fallen tree which blocked side access, trapping its foam appliance in the back yard.


Storms leave trail of destruction and flooding at visitor farm

21 February 2022
Storms leave trail of destruction and flooding at visitor farm

Storms leave trail of destruction and flooding at visitor farm

21 February 2022

Animal shelters at Daisy May's Farm crushed by falling trees and the farm flooded during heavy rainfall, resulting in a costly clean-up operation.


Dry cleaning conman targets Stansted coffee shop and pub for cash

19 February 2022
Dry cleaning conman targets Stansted coffee shop and pub for cash

Dry cleaning conman targets Stansted coffee shop and pub for cash

19 February 2022

In both incidents the man was seeking money for cleaning bills, claiming staff had spilled drinks over his daughter and grandmother.


Landlord’s ‘horror’ at paedophile lodger’s crimes under roof of his family home

18 February 2022
Landlord’s ‘horror’ at paedophile lodger’s crimes under roof of his family home

Landlord’s ‘horror’ at paedophile lodger’s crimes under roof of his family home

18 February 2022

Father of three rented out a room at his former Stansted home to convicted sex offender Warren Grodent until the day police raided it.


Petition reveals need for second licensed pharmacy to serve lower Stansted

11 February 2022
Petition reveals need for second licensed pharmacy to serve lower Stansted

Petition reveals need for second licensed pharmacy to serve lower Stansted

11 February 2022

Village campaigner Ray Woodcock hopes the Essex Health and Wellbeing Board listens to the views of residents.


For sale: Christine Keeler photos, Gerry Anderson puppets and Dick Whittington's cat

11 February 2022
For sale: Christine Keeler photos, Gerry Anderson puppets and Dick Whittington's cat

For sale: Christine Keeler photos, Gerry Anderson puppets and Dick Whittington's cat

11 February 2022

Sworders' two-day Out of the Ordinary sale in Stansted on February 15-16 features strange and fascinating lots.


Sports centre manager saves life of young father who suffered cardiac arrest

09 February 2022
Sports centre manager saves life of young father who suffered cardiac arrest

Sports centre manager saves life of young father who suffered cardiac arrest

09 February 2022

Michael Precious sprung into action after a dad who was complaining of chest pains collapsed at the Herts and Essex Sports Centre in Beldams Lane


Government takes action against Uttlesford's planning failures

08 February 2022
Government takes action against Uttlesford's planning failures

Government takes action against Uttlesford's planning failures

08 February 2022

In an announcement on behalf of Housing & Communities Secretary Michael Gove, the R4U-led council can no longer determine schemes of 10 or more homes.


Residents get physical as part of care home's fitness initiative

07 February 2022
Residents get physical as part of care home's fitness initiative

Residents get physical as part of care home's fitness initiative

07 February 2022

Wearing leg warmers and headbands, Mountfitchet House residents enjoyed seated exercises to boost their mood and fitness levels.


Tree-mendous! Christmas tree recycling collection raises £17,000 for hospice

04 February 2022
Tree-mendous! Christmas tree recycling collection raises £17,000 for hospice

Tree-mendous! Christmas tree recycling collection raises £17,000 for hospice

04 February 2022

Team of 35 St Clare volunteers collected 1,269 trees across East Herts and Uttlesford with donations supporting the end-of-life care charity.


'Rest in peace, Daddy': Uttlesford MP in mourning after father's death

04 February 2022
'Rest in peace, Daddy': Uttlesford MP in mourning after father's death

'Rest in peace, Daddy': Uttlesford MP in mourning after father's death

04 February 2022

Kemi Badenoch, Conservative MP for Saffron Walden, on bereavement leave after her father passed away following a brain tumour.


Movie music magic brought to life by symphony orchestra

04 February 2022
Movie music magic brought to life by symphony orchestra

Movie music magic brought to life by symphony orchestra

04 February 2022

Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra will performing music from 80 years of film-making at its concert on Saturday February 5.


Explore the past and enjoy the present at Audley End this half term

03 February 2022
Explore the past and enjoy the present at Audley End this half term

Explore the past and enjoy the present at Audley End this half term

03 February 2022

The stately home near Saffron Walden is staging an Explorer's Quest to encourage families to enjoy the outdoors and learn historical facts.


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