Deputy Essex Lieutenant
Former Debden RBL Chairman Appointed

Former Debden Royal British Legion Branch Chairman, Colonel (Retd) Roger Burgess OBE, has just been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Essex. The official announcement was made in last week’s edition of The London Gazette.

Ice Age 4 (All)
New Walden Museum Exhibition

A new exhibition that explores the ice age opens soon at Saffron Walden Museum. ‘The Life in the Ice Age’ exhibition, a collaboration between the Travelling Natural History Museum (TNHM) and Saffron Walden Museum, starts on 12 August and continues until 14 January 2018.

The Midnight Walk
St Clare Hospice Fundraiser

Nearly 400 neon walkers from across West Essex and East Herts came together to ‘light up the night’ and dance in the streets in support of St Clare Hospice’s Midnight Walk on Saturday 1 July at The Water Gardens, Harlow. It is hoped over £60,000 will have been raised from the event.

Churches Come Together
Local Unification Celebration

A special service of celebration to mark the joining of five local Churches, under one new Team Ministry, was held at Thaxted Parish Church on Tuesday 13th June. It included special musical performances by children from local village primary schools and the reading of a specially written poem.

On Your Bike!
Debden Cycle 3 Counties Ride

Entries are now open for the Debden Cycle 3 Counties Ride - a fun challenge taking in the beautiful lanes of Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, with all proceeds going to charity! Entry is just £15 and you have the option of following either a 35 mile or full-on 50 mile loop.

Music To Your Ears
Thaxted Festival 2017

The famous Thaxted Festival is back for another unforgettable concert series of classical music and jazz and, with the added bonus of a fully-fledged online booking system, it’s never been easier to secure your place at this fabulous event!