Parachuted in political guns-for-hire? No thank you! We want a local resident to represent us. #VoteLocal

I am proud to have been elected as a Saffron Walden Town & Uttlesford District Councillor for the last three elections and honoured to represent Saffron Walden as Mayor 2015/16. …read more →

Heather Asker gives thanks for year as Mayor of Saffron Walden

Here is the statement I made on Saturday when I stood down after my year as Saffron Walden Mayor: I didn’t start my year as I meant to go on. …read more →

#SaffronWalden Mayor’s Charity Ball a Success!

The Mayors’ Charity Ball held on Saturday at the Saffron Walden Town Hall was a fantastic success! Everyone got into the spirit of ‘Kind Hearts & Coronets’ donning crowns, tiaras …read more →

Not a ‘Night-Mayor’ at all!

I’d like to say a huge “Thank You” to everyone who came and supported the Comedy & Music NightMayor Saturday evening. The acts, all who gave their time and entertainment …read more →

Celebrate HM Queen Elizabeth II with a picnic!

Saffron Walden Mayor Heather will be hosting a picnic on Saffron Walden Common in celebration of HM Queen Elizabeth II becoming the longest reigning monarch! The event is open to …read more →

Happy to answer a fair question!

On Saturday, I was asked by a market trader I patronize, about local elections, parties and how I’d changed allegiance. A fair question, and one I’m more than happy to …read more →

R4U Cllr Heather Asker: Only 3 Saffron Walden areas at risk from flooding?

I attended last weeks’ Town Council meeting where we were briefed on a letter from ECC to suggest the three areas within the town liable to flooding from surface water. …read more →