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Tree planted in memory of Witham Labour leader Bob Evans

Tree planted in memory of Witham Labour leader Bob Evans

Budding actor and student makes his debut in dramatic ITV series

Budding actor and student makes his debut in dramatic ITV series

Wendy Schmitt (centre) with Green Heart Champions

Volunteer litter-pickers praised after council wins top award

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Jade Hay and Alex Hodder of Maltings Academy talking to Neve Hargreaves Of Sweyne Park School.

Sports event good sign for the future

‘Revolutionary’ plan to build new garden city

‘Revolutionary’ plan to build new garden city

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Panni Young at the Little Yellow Hedgehog in Braintree

Panni’s dying wish is to carry on helping people

Top 10 events in Essex this weekend

Top 10 events in Essex this weekend

Emergency services attending a scene at Galleys Corner, Braintree

UPDATED: Driver in life-threatening condition after crash in Long Green, Cressing

Jamie Kilmurray

Thug admits assaulting a terminally ill driving instructor in road rage attack

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First meeting of Veterans Breakfast Club, held at The White Hart Hotel in Braintree.

Veterans group gets off to fantastic start

Bus company to raise money for charity as it celebrates last year in service.

Bus company to raise money for charity as current double decker celebrates last year in service

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Two men arrested during police operation in Braintree

Two men arrested during police operation in Braintree

Charges dropped against Essex firefighter Mark Wilson

Charges against Essex firefighter accused of historic sex offences dropped

Poor parking which is blocking emergency vehicles will not get looked at without backing from residents

Poor parking which is blocking emergency vehicles will not get looked at without backing from residents

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Senior citizens get into the swing at tea dance in Witham

Senior citizens get into the swing at tea dance in Witham

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Visit Steggy the dinosaur made out of recycables at Witham Library

Visit Steggy the dinosaur made out of recycables at Witham Library

Sport

Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

Ipswich Town keeper Michael Crowe rejoins Braintree Town for second loan spell

Joe Gardner has been training with Braintree Town and scored twice for their reserves last week. Picture: ANNA LUKALA

UPDATED: Gardner is the next to follow Danny Cowley from Concord Rangers to Braintree Town

Kenny Davis. Picture: AMY JARVIS

Braintree Town skipper insists no-one is getting carried away

Stuart Zanone in action for his former club Cheshunt ahead of his switch to Witham Town.

Witham Town boss hopes Stuart Zanone will provide goals to help them up the table

Michael Crowe. Picture: ALAN STUCKEY

UPDATED: Braintree Town wait on Ipswich Town loanee Michael Crowe's knee before making loan decision, but McCarthy is happy with goalkeeper's fitness

Cowley is pondering loan options as there'll be no appeal over Marks' sending off

Cowley is pondering loan options as there'll be no appeal over Marks' sending off

Garry Kimble. Picture: JIM PURTILL

Kimble: It was nice to turn the formbook around

Tyler Rolfe (left) and Mike Meepanya.

Braintree duo dominate on county stage

Blows has the edge for Onley Arms in deciding singles

Blows has the edge for Onley Arms in deciding singles

Derry takes McDowell Cup honours at the Fennes

Derry takes McDowell Cup honours at the Fennes

Braintree Golf Club's Steve Hambling has joy at pro-am

Braintree Golf Club's Steve Hambling has joy at pro-am

Mark Phillips is congratulated on his goal against Chester by his Braintree Town team-mates. Picture: AMY JARVIS

Two columns hold particular interest for Braintree Town's Mark Phillips

Aoife Marley (left) and Maia McPherson.

County silver joy for Witham Dolphins' Aoife at long-course championhsips

Charles Rennie (left) and Finley Rudge

Long-standing records are beaten by Braintree and Bocking Swimming Club duo

National Sport

Jimmy Hill was remembered at a memorial service at Coventry Cathedral

England boss Roy Hodgson joins tributes to Jimmy Hill

Vincent Kompany has been sorely missed by Manchester City throughout his prolonged periods on the sidelines

Manuel Pellegrini offers no guarantees over Vincent Kompany fitness

Wales assistant Shaun Edwards is wary of Scotland's threat in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash

Shaun Edwards plays down significance of Wales' winning run against Scotland

Jerome Valcke has been banned from all football-related activity for 12 years

FIFA hands Sepp Blatter's former right-hand man Jerome Valcke a 12-year ban

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