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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…

Covid-19: Tributes paid after Essex Special Constable dies

Tributes have been paid to a Special Constable who has died after…

New business grants available from Uttlesford District Council!

UDC are very keen to distribute the EBAF grant to local businesses.…

Covid: Boris Johnson set to announce new England lockdown

Boris Johnson is expected to announce a set of new national restrictions…

Coronavirus: India to export Covid vaccines 'within weeks'

India will begin exporting locally-made coronavirus vaccines…

Click It Local comes to Saffron Walden, Dunmow and Uttlesford

Saffron Walden has its own Amazon-style online market place! Over…

Guidance for Businesses in Essex as of 11th November 2020

Factsheet for businesses in Essex What you need to know…

Covid vaccine: First 'milestone' vaccine offers 90% protection

The first effective coronavirus vaccine can prevent more than…

Coronavirus: What the latest data tells us about the spread of COVID-19

Today saw more worrying data about the spread of coronavirus…

Covid: PM warns of virus deaths 'twice as bad' as spring

Covid-19 deaths could be twice as high over the winter as they…

Covid-19: Prince William 'tested positive in April'

The Duke of Cambridge contracted Covid-19 earlier this year,…

Covid: keeping England's schools open 'will lead to another lockdown'

Education unions, backed by northern leaders, have warned that…

Covid-19: English lockdown may last beyond 2 Dec, says Gove

Michael Gove says it is his "fervent hope" that England's new…

NHS Covid-19 app has been failing to tell thousands of people to self-isolate

The “world-beating” NHS Covid-19 app was systematically failing…

Covid-19: New restrictions for parts of England likely next week

Covid restrictions are to be further tightened in parts of England…

£5,000 grants for householders to reduce energy bills and tackle climate change

Essex residents can apply for up to £5,000 government funding…