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Will Tier Two take its toll on Essex businesses?

By Callum Wells / 16th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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ESSEX will be plunged into Tier Two of Coronavirus restrictions, from tomorrow, Saturday. It will join with other areas of England including London and York. In addition to the current order of a 10pm closure for pubs and restaurants, the county’s residents will be prohibited from mixing with other households indoors and must continue to…

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Rockstar runs arts and media centre in Saffron Walden

By Lloyd F M Evans / 16th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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LEADER OF DOWN bass player, Tim Atkinson, has transformed an old council building into a centre for music and the arts. In 2014 Fairycroft House, Saffron Walden, was bought from Essex County Council and turned into a community interest company (CIC); the 190 year old building then became the home of an arts and media…

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It’s official: Uttlesford is the coronavirus capital of Essex!

By Callum Wells / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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UTTLESFORD, which is just a few miles from Harlow, has the highest number of coronavirus cases in Essex, according to figures just released by Public Health England (PHE). Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uttlesford have risen to the highest level in Essex (64 cases per 100,000 population a week as of 6 October), and also…

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Hundreds could lose jobs at Stansted Airport

By Kian Foster / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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NEARLY 400 jobs are at risk at Stansted Airport, following a dramatic decrease in passenger numbers due to the coronavirus. The coronavirus has had a huge impact on everyone’s lives. However, one of the heaviest hit industries has been the travel industry, most noticeably travel by air. Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is planning to cut…

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Meet the Team of 2020

By Pamela Jenner / 3rd October 2020 / 0 Comments
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TWELVE Harlow College students are hoping to become the new face of the media in the next decade. They have joined the one year National Council for the Training of Journalists Diploma course at what is probably the most difficult time ever – in the middle of a Pandemic. They are all up for a…

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