RESILIENCE of the road network should be maintained by creating a new section of road when the A12 is widened, Braintree Council has said.
BRAINTREE Council has recommended one of the potential A120 routes be disregarded by planners.
THE Witham Chamber of Commerce is bringing local businesses together to help them grow.
RATIONING of surgery to treat clinically obese people means that some need to become "super-obese" before they are allowed a weight loss operation, a new report suggests.
A NEW purpose-built centre to support children with autism is set to open this month.
AN AMBULANCE service has stressed the importance of learning first aid following yesterday's incident in Westminster.
HEALTH services for the deaf and blind in Essex have been slammed in a new report on the county’s care services.
RESIDENTS are invited to attend a charity basketball tournament in aid of Red Nose Day.
A GROUP set up to promote architecture in Witham is updating its Town Trail.
SCIENCE took centre stage at an infants school last week as children were wowed by endless fun-filled activities.
YOUNGSTERS and their parents donned their silly socks to celebrate World Down’s Syndrome Day.
MP for Witham Priti Patel has paid tribute to fallen police officer Keith Palmer, who was stabbed and killed in yesterday's terror attack in Westminster.
TRAINED volunteers are offering a course which could help you save a baby's life.
James Cleverly, MP for Braintree, has paid tribute to PC Keith Palmer who was killed in last night's terrorist attack in Westminster.
A GROUP of determined women are helping each other turn their ambitions into high-flying businesses.
There is major disruption on the railways this morning due to a problem at Romford station.
THE team match between the Kelvedon and Braintree clubs on Seabrooks Reservoir at Great Leighs was a fairly even contest in the top places, but better results in the backing weights gave team honours to the home side with a 91½-73½ points win.
ALEX Lynn's dream came true as he drove to victory at one of the world's most iconic endurance motor races - the Sebring 12 Hours.
FIVE people were arrested, homes were raided and motorists checked as Braintree Police signalled a fresh fightback against crime.
A “ONE in a million” mother who quit her job to care for her youngest child after he was born with serious health problems has been crowned our Mum of the Year.
ELLEN CHAPMAN Remembering you on this Special Day 15 years have passed since we said goodbye But it only feels like yesterday. Missing you now and always Frank, Albie, Sharon, & Billy
Jessie Thompson Look who's 70. All our love. From your Mark and all your family and friends.
Gwen & Derek BANTOCKCongratuations and Best Wishes on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary 23rd March 2017 Lots of love from Steve & Vicki, Karen, Tanya & Craig xxxxx
SIMKINS Walter Charles On 3rd March 2017 aged 92. Walter was Head Teacher at St Michael's Cof E Primary School, Braintree from 1969 to 1984. Devoted Husband to Jean (died 31/03/2015) and dear Father to Anne, Christopher and Andrew. Funeral service at…
SMITH Margaret Anne née MURPHY Passed away peacefully on 13.03.17 Beloved Wife of Peter, Mother to Tracey and Grandmother to Sam, Katie and Alex. Will be sadly missed by her Family and Friends xx
EBORALL, Kathleen Mary Aged 89, Died peacefully on 14th March 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral service: St. Paul's Church, Clacton-on-Sea, 12:30 on 6th April. Family flowers only, donations to Macmillan Cancer Support. Enquiries to: PG…
DRAPER Frederick William Passed away peacefully on Monday 13 March 2017 Aged 85 years Much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad, reunited with his loving Wife Nell. Funeral Service to be held at Chelmsford Crematorium on Friday 31 March at 10.00 am…
HOLLINGSWORTH Christine Georgina Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 7th March 2017, aged 66 years Much loved Wife to Paul, Mum to the late Daniel, Nan to Georgina, Maisie and Holly, and Mother-in-law to Kerriann Funeral service to take place at Three…
LUMMIS Valerie Ann Marilyn (née BLACKBURN) Beloved Wife of Barry, passed peacefully away on February 12th 2017. Her Funeral is on Tuesday 28th March at 11.30 at Chelmsford Crematorium. Family flowers only.
KETTLE Frederick John (Of Silver End) Passed away unexpectedly on Friday 24th February 2017, aged 79 years. Loving Dad, Grandad, Brother and Uncle who will be deeply missed. Funeral Service to take place at Three Counties Crematorium on Friday 31st…
MANNING Karen Elizabeth nee Turner Formerly of Hatfield Peveral Sadly passed away on Wednesday 15th March. Age 56 Loving Wife, Daughter, Mum, Sister, Aunt and Great Aunt. Sadly missed by us all Rest in Peace.
TUFFNELL TERRY formerly of Braintree Peacefully on March 9th at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn aged 75 years, Loving Husband to Linette, Dad to Charlie, Richard & Tim, Grandad & Great Grandad. Will be sadly missed. Funeral…
Owen HULL Passed away 27th February 2017, Aged 94 years. Funeral enquiries to: Chelmsford Star Co-operative Funeral Service, 6 Clare Road, Braintree, Tel: 01376 551951
HARRINGTON Bryan Passed away 24 February 2017 Aged 78 years Funeral to be held at Three Counties Crematorium on Thursday 30 March at 11.00 am No flowers please
WOOD Jean Louie Passed away peacefully at home on 24th February, aged 81 years. Beloved Mum and Nan who will be greatly missed by everyone. Funeral Service to be held at All Saint’s Church, Great Braxted on Tuesday 4th April at 2.30pm. All Welcome.…
BELL Denis 'Taxi Denis' Passed away peacefully at Broomfield Hospital on 22nd February 2017, aged 76. Loving Husband to Elaine, much loved Dad to Jonathan, Matthew and Louis, Father in Law to Lauren and Megan and Grandad to Ella, Mason and Loui.…
Ellen CHAPMAN Happy Mothers Day. Wonderful caring mother. Love you Frank, Albie, Sharon, Billy, Joss, Stewart and Ben.
Sylvia BASS Will be thinking of you today Mum, But then that's nothing new, For we thought about you yesterday And the day before that too. Will be thinking of you tomorrow And for all the years to come, For you were our own lovely, special Mum. Love…
FRANCES SUTTON Dear Mum Have a wonderful Mothers Day love Lee, Ryan & Holly x
HILARY SMITH Dear Mum, Have a wonderful Mothers day love Holly, Ryan, Melissa & Chris x
Amy WILLIAMS Thank you for being the best Mum in the world, love you lots from William Musk xxx
ALLISON I love my Mum because she is kind, plays with me and gives me cuddles.
Joanne ELLIS Thank you Mum for giving me a life full of love, fun and happiness. Love from Faith xx
Kirsten STEVENS I love her because she tickles me and says kind and funny things about me. Love from Olivia xx
Serena Chapman Love from Lia, Evan & Ziva xxx
Zoe LARKE My Mummy gives the best kisses and cuddles and always plays with me. Love you, from Max xx
EMMA LEWIN Thank you for being my Mummy Love you lots and lots Max
Louise EVANS She is the best mum. She always does amazing, fun things with us. Love Summer
Louise EVANS Mummy is the best because she buys me bunny rabbits. I love lots of bunnies. From Skye