Saffron Walden Mayor Richard Freeman’s address from The Great Get Together/More In Common On The Common

As Saffron Walden Mayor I was asked to ‘say a few words’ at the Great Get Together/More In Common On The Common on Saturday in memory of Jo Cox MP. …read more →

In Pictures: Cllr Sarfraz Anjum elected as Saffron Walden Mayor

The Saffron Walden Mayor is elected by councillors each May at a special public meeting of the Town Council. The meeting is a traditional affair, with councillors bedecked in their …read more →

Thank You to Retiring Mayor Heather Asker – Richard Freeman

Here is the statement I made on Saturday before the vote of thanks that the Saffron Walden Town Council gave to our outgoing mayor, Heather Asker: It gives me great …read more →

R4U proposes to make election of Saffron Walden Mayor transparent and democratic – Press Release

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has proposed that the Saffron Walden Mayor be selected by open and transparent voting rather than the arcane ‘seniority’ …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 →