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Deadline looms for public to have their say on Uttlesford Local Plan

Deadline looms for public to have their say on Uttlesford Local Plan

Deadline looms for public to have their say on Uttlesford Local Plan

Residents and businesses in Uttlesford have until 5pm on December 18 to register their views on the district council’s draft Local Plan.


The Light Ranger is back in town, raising spirits and cash for charity

The Light Ranger is back in town, raising spirits and cash for charity

The Light Ranger is back in town, raising spirits and cash for charity

Every year Mark Sanders cruises around in his Ford Ranger pick-up, which is festooned with 6,000 coloured lights, raising money for Grove Cottage.


‘Hashers’ back for a run or walk in Sawbridgeworth – and a beer!

‘Hashers’ back for a run or walk in Sawbridgeworth – and a beer!

‘Hashers’ back for a run or walk in Sawbridgeworth – and a beer!

Herts Hash House Harriers caused a stir in June last year when a Sawbo resident queried what the “chalky white” trail left around town was.


Churches get ready for Christmas with crib and tree festivals

Churches get ready for Christmas with crib and tree festivals

Churches get ready for Christmas with crib and tree festivals

Methodist Church hosts crib festival on weekend of December 9-10 while Holy Trinity holds its Christmas Tree Festival on December 9.


Picture special: Festive fun as Sawbridgeworth switches on Christmas

Picture special: Festive fun as Sawbridgeworth switches on Christmas

Picture special: Festive fun as Sawbridgeworth switches on Christmas

Visitors to the annual event browsed stalls from local businesses and community groups and joined in with the festive entertainment.


Residents plagued by airport ‘fly-parkers’ urged to respond to survey

Residents plagued by airport ‘fly-parkers’ urged to respond to survey

Residents plagued by airport ‘fly-parkers’ urged to respond to survey

Stortford Lib Dem trio launched consultation after complaints over “holidaymakers flying from Stansted Airport” parking around Parsonage estate.


Everything you need to know about Bishop’s Stortford Christmas Fayre

Everything you need to know about Bishop’s Stortford Christmas Fayre

Everything you need to know about Bishop’s Stortford Christmas Fayre

The town centre will be pedestrianised to accommodate speciality stalls, regular market traders, street food vendors and entertainers.


Roofer Pete all set for his epic solo row across the Atlantic

Roofer Pete all set for his epic solo row across the Atlantic

Roofer Pete all set for his epic solo row across the Atlantic

Between 60-year-old Pete and his goal lies 3,800 miles of ocean with all the trials and tribulations that come with the 100-day journey.


Cosy up with Mrs Claus for stories, milk and cookies in Jackson Square

Cosy up with Mrs Claus for stories, milk and cookies in Jackson Square

Cosy up with Mrs Claus for stories, milk and cookies in Jackson Square

Storytime in the shopping centre on Saturday and Sunday (November 25 and 26) will last 30 minutes and be hosted on the hour from 11am to 2pm.


Disability charity’s £25,000 ‘win’ on the lottery

Disability charity’s £25,000 ‘win’ on the lottery

Disability charity’s £25,000 ‘win’ on the lottery

Accuro (Care Services), based at Start Hill, was awarded a £25,000 grant thanks to People’s Postcode Lottery players.


‘Always smile and keep on singing’: Wartime Army girl Margaret turns 100

‘Always smile and keep on singing’: Wartime Army girl Margaret turns 100

‘Always smile and keep on singing’: Wartime Army girl Margaret turns 100

Stansted care home resident Margaret Goult enlisted with the Royal Artillery’s all-female 93rd Searchlight Regiment during the Second World War.


Medal for Hertfordshire’s Reqs, Britain’s longest-serving fire investigation dog

Medal for Hertfordshire’s Reqs, Britain’s longest-serving fire investigation dog

Medal for Hertfordshire’s Reqs, Britain’s longest-serving fire investigation dog

The 12-year-old Lab became the 42nd recipient of the PDSA Order of Merit for his devotion to duty in a career in which he attended over 500 incidents.


Sawbridgeworth to switch on Christmas with festive fayre

Sawbridgeworth to switch on Christmas with festive fayre

Sawbridgeworth to switch on Christmas with festive fayre

Saturday’s fayre begins at 3pm and will include a free grotto for children to pop in and see Father Christmas and a full afternoon of entertainment.


Town council launches 37-point action plan following residents’ survey

Town council launches 37-point action plan following residents’ survey

Town council launches 37-point action plan following residents’ survey

The plan identifies action points in five key areas but residents are warned Sawbridgeworth Town Council is not responsible for a number of them.


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