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What are the rules and guidance for face masks and coverings from 19 July?

Face coverings are no longer legally required in England. But…

Shop Local With Our Amazing local Independent Shops

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlRxPxbajFE We’re so lucky…

Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

The prime minister has set out government plans to lift the remaining…

INDEPENDENTS DAY - Supporting Our Local Independent Businesses

INDEPENDENTS DAY - Here’s our BID Chairman Shara on why we…

Shop Local for UK Independents Day 2021

On 3rd & 4th July we celebrated UK independents day supporting…

Full list of updated green, amber and red countries - and the rules when you travel

The UK government might have given people more options for foreign…

Covid lockdown restrictions will not end before July 19, Boris Johnson suggests

It is unlikely the easing of lockdown restrictions will come…

How should I protect myself from Covid now?

People have been able to spend time indoors with friends and…

Covid Indian variant: Where is it, how does it spread and is it more infectious?

The majority of new coronavirus cases in the UK are the so-called…

Where can you go on holiday this year? New data reveals UK hotspots already 90% booked

Where can you go on holiday this year? New data reveals UK…

How safe do you feel in Saffron Walden?

How confident are people about coming back to Saffron Walden?…

Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

A further lifting of lockdown rules in England has been…

When can I hug again, who can I hug and what is a 'cautious cuddle'?

From May 17, people in England may be able to give friends and…

Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

More than 35 million people in the UK have received at least…

Which countries are on the green list for foreign holidays?

From 17 May, people in England will be able to take holidays…

The Budget 2021 Summary from Croucher & Needham

The following summary has been kindly supplied to the…

Saffron Walden BID Manifesto

Saffron Walden B I D • Manifesto This time next week the…

AGM - what the Saffron Walden BID have achieved this year

To find out more about what we have achieved over the last year,…

Uttlesford Business Grant process simplified

Uttlesford have put together a flow chart to simplify which grants…

New graph shows how fast Covid infection rates are falling in Cambridgeshire

The rate of infection has plateaued in Cambridge recent days,…

Essex Covid: Town's fall from Covid capital to county's least infected area in just a month

In the space of a month, one Essex town dropped from the highest…

Covid-19: East of England Ambulance Service chief executive steps down after illness

The chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service…

Covid-19 in the East of England: Your questions answered

How the vaccine rollout is going, another week of home-schooling,…

Covid-19: Coastguard supporting East of England Ambulance Service

The coastguard has been drafted in to support an ambulance service…

Lockdown rules: What Covid tier is your area in and what are the restrictions?

Lockdown rules are in place across England, Wales, Scotland and…

Covid-19 case rates for Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

There have been more than three million confirmed cases of coronavirus…

In Pictures: The view inside the Essex Covid-19 mass vaccination centre

On Monday, the government opened 10 new mass vaccination sites…