Dan Starr: Why an expanded Waitrose is excellent for Saffron Walden

Waitrose are moving ahead with the expansion of their supermarket in the centre of Saffron Walden. They started work this week. I think its great news for the town. Over …read more →

Sharon Morris: Damage has been done and an unreserved apology is overdue

Last night, I made this statement to the full Uttlesford district council: Councillors, it is with a sense of great disappointment that I stand before you this evening. I am …read more →

Sharon Morris: Walden-based dental service to relocate…

Hot on the heels of last weeks announcement of a proposed merger between two doctors surgeries comes another blow to the residents of Saffron Walden. I have been made aware …read more →

Sharon Morris: Walden Mums discuss Surgery merger…

“Merger of two Saffron Walden GP surgeries to create super practice” (Saffron Walden Reporter 13th November 2014). Saffron Walden residents are being asked their views on a proposed merger between …read more →

Dan Starr: District Council and residents tussle over new homes on BBC Radio

BBC Radio Essex host Dave Monk presented his show from Saffron Walden last week. During the broadcast he held a debate about new homes proposed for the town between myself …read more →

Dan Starr: “Do we still live in the British cradle of democracy?”

We may think that we’re living in a sleepy and quaint north-west corner of Essex, but actually for centuries we’ve been progressive, fiercely independent and adaptable to change. Over the …read more →

Sharon Morris: I can’t stand by any longer and watch what’s happening to where I live

Hello my name is Sharon Morris. I have always considered myself to be a fairly ordinary person, if I question the sense in something then I am certain there are …read more →

Richard Freeman: National parties are kow-towing to developers

I hope that you will vote for me, Richard Freeman, in May 2015. I live in the centre of Saffron Walden, and for twelve continuous years I had the pleasure and …read more →