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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…

MP says government protected ethnic minorities throughout pandemic

Saffron Walden MP Kemi Badenoch said the government has been…

Staff member tests positive for Covid-19, prompting business to close

Saffron Building Society has closed its town centre branch after…

New Captain Sir Tom at 100 display set for IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford and The Captain Tom Foundation are set to unveil…

University students: Tips and tricks to help you cope in a pandemic

Starting university is a massive step at the best of times -…

Warning issued for Essex residents after NHS Test and Trace scam

Essex Trading Standards have issued a warning of a test and trace…

Find out more about how Essex hospice has adapted in face of Covid

An Essex hospice is opening its virtual doors to explain how…

This Overlooked Variable Is the Key to the Pandemic

There’s something strange about this coronavirus pandemic.…

Job support scheme & winter economy plan - Update Sept 25/09/20

Yesterday the Chancellor outlined further support for small businesses…

NHS Covid-19 app: How England and Wales' contact-tracing service works

It has been a long time coming but England and Wales' Covid-19…

Covid Doctors Find a Turning Point in Life-Threatening Cases

When two brothers fell critically ill with Covid-19 around the…