Rose & Crown Hotel (1969)

Boxing Day 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the tragic fire, in which 11 people tragically lost their lives, at the Rose & Crown Hotel in Saffron Walden’s Market Place.  The Rose & Crown built before 1359, was once the town’s premier coaching inn. In 1606 its cobbled yard had played host to the King’s… Read More »

Essex Celebrates International Women’s Day with Funding Success for ‘Snapping the Stiletto’ project

Essex County Council is delighted to announce that the ‘Snapping the Stiletto’ project has received a generous grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund of over £200,000 to coincide with International Women’s Day, which aims to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The Essex ‘Snapping the Stiletto’ project aims to showcase… Read More »