Category: Community News


Playing boccia helps you get out and about
24/08/2018

Boccia is a sport specifically designed for athletes with a disability, where two sides compete to get their balls as close to the target ball (jack) as possible. The ball… Read more »

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Boys more ‘cliquey’ than girls
26/07/2018

Whether it’s due to popular teen films such as Mean Girls or gender stereotypes most people imagine girls form more cliques than boys. Yet a new study contradicts this, suggesting… Read more »

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An Exciting Opportunity
17/05/2018

There is an exciting opportunity to take advantage of a housing development by using S106 to secure half a hectare of land on which to build a combined use building… Read more »

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3D-printed homes turn sludge into shelter
25/03/2018

In Texas, tucked behind a house for the wealthy, perhaps lies some hope for the significantly less so. More than a billion people in the world go to sleep each… Read more »

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Fete de la Musique II 24 June 2018!
17/02/2018

On 21st 2015 Saffron Walden held its first Fete de la Musique which was a “roaring success”! So we have decided to hold our 2nd this year on Sunday 24th… Read more »

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The argument for low-cost, zero-energy, zero-waste architecture has never been timelier.
08/02/2018

RIBA award winning zero carbon design and development pioneers ZEDfactory* have unveiled their innovative response to the housing crisis – the Zero Bills Home. With a clever design that minimises… Read more »

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‘Tubby and terrified’: How fear puts girls off PE
07/11/2017

Gracie Rowe used to be terrified of PE. “I was on the tubby side.My personal self-consciousness was like a devil on my shoulder telling me I couldn’t do it. It was… Read more »

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World Mental Health Day
05/10/2017

World Mental Health day is held each year on the 10th October. The event is organised by the World Federation of Mental Health and the theme this year is ‘Dignity… Read more »

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Do you know your alcohol limits?
12/08/2017

With summer now here, despite the rain, and festival season about to get underway Essex County Council is encouraging people to make sure they know what their limits are when… Read more »

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