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Bridge End Gardens

The European Boxwood & Topiary Society recently ran a Learn to Clip course for the volunteers and Friends of Bridge End Gardens, more details here   


Saffron Walden Town Council is hosting an Eco-Market on The Common this Saturday 24th September from 10am until 4pm, following on from last year’s success. This additional market is taking place during the UK’s Great Big Green Week. There will be traders offering environmentally friendly products as well as companies on hand offering advice on […]

Motorway Works M11 Junctions

Planned motorway works have been rescheduled as follows: M11 junction 8 Birchanger Green Roundabout, north and south bridges Work to resume Friday 23 September, 9pm.  M11 junction 8 to 7a Work to resume Tuesday 20 September, 8pm.  M11 junction 8 to 9 Work to resume Tuesday 20 September 8pm. For more information, please visit Travel […]

Neighbourhood Plan Result

Saffron Walden Town Council is delighted to announce that the Saffron Walden Neighbourhood Plan was overwhelmingly approved at the referendum held last week. In the referendum, 93% of votes cast were in favour of adoption of the Neighbourhood Plan, with 7% against. The votes cast represented a turnout of 18%. The Neighbourhood Plan will be […]

Ukrainian Refugee Support Volunteer at Stansted Airport

Volunteers are needed to support Ukrainian adults and children arriving at Stansted Airport, to support their onward journey or connection to relatives/host family.   In addition to support them with other needs that may be identified. 4 hourly shifts, 7 days per week between 9am – 12.30am, two volunteers are needed per shift.  Volunteers will be […]

Persimmon Homes Transfer Documents

We are pleased to confirm that the transfer documents have all been signed by SWTC and held by the Town Council’s solicitors. All matters with Persimmon Homes are either finally reconciled and/or legal undertakings are in place for Persimmon Homes to complete outstanding issues (the only outstanding matter being remedial work involving a 3rd party).  […]