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By Theo van de Bilt
October 10th marks the 80th anniversary of the bomb that caused damage and death on Cambridge Road
Sawbridgeworth has another twin town in Germany – Moosburg. David Royle has written an article about the history of the town twin and a guide to it.
Have you ever wondered how and why we are involved in town-twinning? David Royle has written an article about our French twin-town with its history and a guide.
Our latest article, written by Chris Finch, is about the life of a former Sawbridgeworth resident who was adopted by a local family, met her future husband, an American serviceman, during the Second World War. She moved to the USA after the war and later went to live in Australia near to her sister. She… Read More »
Our latest article is about the fire on the corner of London Road and Hoestock Road in 1905. It was reported nationally in the Daily Mirror.
Although Colvin did not live in Sawbridgeworth very long he had an interesting life and worth reading about.
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This article is about the history of the allotments at High Wych. The Local History Society is looking to produce a booklet on the allotments in Sawbridgeworth and the article begins with a request for experiences now and in the past from local allotment holders.
Two ‘forgotten’ owners of Pishiobury House, Sawbridgeworth
Later to become offices and flats.
This article is about the visit of the Sawbridgeworth Town Twinning Association in September 2018.
This is an article compiled by David Royle in connection with the VE Day celebrations.
People were living in the old airfield buildings until the late 1950s. This is their story.
Many people will remember this building before it closed in 1953.
Former owner of Pishiobury House and President of Sawbridgeworth Cricket Club.
This is an article about a photographer who had a business in Sawbridgeworth. He took many photographs of the local area, many of which were turned into postcards.
John Wright and his Sawbridgeworth Fire Brigade website.
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