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Captain Tom Moore given colonel title on 100th birthday

Article from BBC Captain Tom Moore, the war veteran who raised…

The Bounce Back Loans Scheme for businesses has been announced

The new Bounce Back Loans scheme, announced by the Chancellor…

Could you donate plasma to help treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients?

We need people who’ve recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19)…

Uttlesford Community Response

Uttlesford Community Response has been set up for the following…

Coronavirus: Online music therapy group a 'lifeline' in pandemic

Members of a music therapy group for people with dementia have…
Uttlesford Foodbank

GIVE HELP - Uttlesford Foodbank

We want to make sure that no one in our local community has to…

Advice on what you can and cannot do

he weekend is approaching and we have another couple of days…

Latest on the council’s response to the coronavirus situation

For the latest on the council’s response to the coronavirus…

Advice for Parent/Carers During Coronavirus from SWCHS

Please see our website for guidance from the Royal College of…

Our fantastic Technology Department have been busy making some PPE for frontline workers

Our fantastic Technology Department have been busy making some…
Uttlesford Foodbank

Information about how Uttlesford Foodbank are operating throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

If you need food We are still running and will help you for…

Friday Night Disco tonight!! - All request Friday 6-8pm with DJ Digger

Live EVERY Friday 6pm-8pm Every Friday night join DJ Digger…

Capt Tom Moore raises £15m for NHS as he completes garden walk

A 99-year-old war veteran has raised a staggering £15m for NHS…

An update on Corona Virus - 16th April 2020

Article from the BBC on the current new lockdown extension Lockdown…

For the Love of Scrubs! Saffron Walden Appeal for material to sew scrubs

Saffron Walden residents Kelly Compton and Anne Gurney have started…
Children Support

Welcome to 'Audley End Enchanted'

Everyone at Audley End are so sorry that you can't come and…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - small business, retail, hospitality and leisure grants fund

Find out about the types of grant, who is eligible and how…

Waitrose is giving priority access for care staff

Waitrose update 7th April 2020 As of tomorrow any care staff…

Coronavirus update from Croucher Needham 7th April

  Good Afternoon We hope this finds you and your…
Paint the whole world with a rainbow

Paint the whole world with a rainbow

Rainbows beautifully drawn by key workers' children are set to…

Saffron Walden County High donate PPE to the NHS

Saffron Walden County High School collected their available PPE…
Scientists ask: could summer heat help beat Covid-19?

Scientists ask: could summer heat help beat Covid-19?

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/05/scientists-ask…

New test for COVID-19 a 'game-changer'

A new rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19, developed by…

Update from Uttlesford District Council on responding to Covid-19

This is a regular email bulletin aimed…

Launch of an app to help slow spread of COVID-19

This app has just been launched today with researchers at Guy’s…

NHS Priority Area in Waitrose

NHS Priority Area Waitrose have an NHS Priority Area in Waitrose…