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  • 50 jobs to come to Witham after deal struck with firm in China Braintree and Witham Times:

    A new solar panel company will bring 50 jobs to Witham. read more

  • Children became vets for a day at an open day Braintree and Witham Times:

    Children got the opportunity to be vets for a day at an open day. read more

  • Cyclist taken to hospital after collision with car in Braintree Braintree and Witham Times:

    A cyclist was taken to hospital after he collided with a car in Cressing Road in Braintree this morning. read more

  • Enjoy an evening of soul and motown classics Braintree and Witham Times:

    A great evening telling the story of soul and motown music through the decades is coming to Empire Theatre, in Butler Road, Halstead. read more

  • IN PICTURES: Readers send us their spooky Halloween photos Braintree and Witham Times:

    Readers have been sending us their spooky Halloween pictures. read more

  • Ninety children cautioned for crimes in Braintree district since April 2012

    Children as young as 11 have been cautioned for assault in the Braintree district. read more

  • Man in his 60s taken to hospital after police incident in Witham Braintree and Witham Times:

    A MAN in his 60s was taken to hospital yesterday after police and paramedics attended an incident in Guithavon Street in Witham. read more

  • Braintree Council legalises controversial Twin Oaks traveller site Braintree and Witham Times:

    A controversial traveller site has been legalised after 19 years of wrangles. read more

  • Witham granddad died after nurses failed to connect him to heart monitor properly Braintree and Witham Times: Broomfield Hospital was too unsafe for Harrison Ward to stay

    A granddad who died of a suspected heart attack could have survived if he had been hooked up to a monitor correctly, an inquest heard. read more

  • County Hall boss: It's up to you to help us save £237 million Braintree and Witham Times: County councillor David Finch, head of finance at Essex County Council.

    THE leader of Essex County Council has asked you to help it save £200,000 a day by picking up litter or checking on elderly neighbours. read more

  • UPDATED 10.40am: All lanes reopen following fatal A12 crash Braintree and Witham Times: Police want to talk to the driver of a silver car who failed to stop after a crash

    A MAN has died after being hit by cars on the A12. read more

  • Johnnie Kingsford

    Johnnie KINGSFORD 30/10/2004 Ten years, still expect you to walk in the door. Loved and missed now and ever, Janet xxx Gary, Carol, Helen and families xxx Luke, Adam, Tyler, Kai, Ellie, Callum, Mia xxxxxxx When I'm Over You read more

  • Lesley Sullivan

    SULLIVAN Lesley Peacefully at Broomfield Hospital. Aged 64 years. Loving Mother and Grandmother. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday 5th November at St. Peter ad Vincula Church, Coggeshall at 11.00 am followed by interment in the Cemetery. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Farleigh Hospice. c/o Paul J King Funeral Directors 6 Corporation Road Chelmsford CM1 2AR 01245 264411 read more

  • Eileen Gray

    GRAY Eileen Passed away peacefully at Broomfield Hospital on 20th October 2014, aged 76 years. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, 12th November at Three Counties Crematorium at 2.00pm. Flowers, or donations to 'The British Heart Foundation', may be sent c/o Chelmsford Star Co-operative Funeral Service, 6 Clare Road, Braintree. Tel: 01376 551951. read more

  • Barbara Ann Nash

    NASH Barbara Ann of Silver End At home on 15th October 2014, aged 82 years. Dearly loved Mother of Jonathan & Allen, Mother-in-Law to André and Grandmother to Sebastian. She will be sadly missed. Funeral Service to be held at Three Counties Crematorium on Wednesday 5th November at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, for St Francis Church, Silver End, c/o G. Collins & Sons, 4 The Street, White Notley, Witham, CM8 1RH. Tel 01376 583750 read more

  • Gordon Thomas HIgginson

    HIGGINSON Gordon Thomas Peacefully in Broomfield Hospital on the 17th October 2014. Aged 80 years. Funeral Service to be held at Three Counties Crematorium on Monday, 10th November 2014 at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Macmillan Nurses, c/o G. Collins & Sons, 4 The Street, White Notley, Witham, CM8 1RH. Tel 01376 583750. read more

  • Doris Evelyn Lewis

    LEWIS Doris Evelyn Passed away peacefully on 20th October 2014, aged 78 years. Widow of the late Kenneth. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral to be held at Three Counties Crematorium on Tuesday, 4th November at 1pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Macmillan Nurses, c/o G. Collins and Sons, 4 The Street, White Notley, CM8 1RH. Tel: 01376 583750. read more

  • Patricia Maxwell

    Patricia MAXWELL Patricia Maxwell passed away on 26th October aged 78. Loving wife to the late James and loving mother to Jenny, Dave, Helen and rest of family. Service at Chelmsford Crematorium on Friday 7th November at 1.30. Flowers to G. Collins, 4 The Street, White Notley, Witham, CM8 1RH. read more

  • Terry DEVALL

    DEVALL Terry Passed away peacefully after a long illness in St. George Nursing Home, Witham, on 17th October 2014 aged 80 years. Much loved Dad to Cheryl and Grandad to Lauren and Carly. He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him. Funeral Service to be held on 7th November 2014 at 2.30pm in the South Chapel of Chelmsford Crematorium, followed by a celebration of his life at the Victoria Public House, Powers Hall End, Witham. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired to Farleigh Hospice, c/o Richards Funeral Service, 78 Newland Street, Witham, CM8 1AH, 01376 513114. read more

  • Jen & Graham Williamson

    Jen and Graham WILLIAMSON Congratulations on your Golden Wedding Anniversary 31st October 2014. Love from all the family xx 50 read more

  • Christopher Law

    Christopher LAW Happy 30th Birthday to the best Husband and Daddy in the world! All our love, Cally, Gracie, Alfie and Nancy xxxx 30 read more

  • Alan Bartlett

    The family of the late ALAN BARTLETT Would like to thank family and the very special friends, too many to name (but they know who they are), for the help and support given to us during Alan's illness and thereafter. Also for the generous donations. Over £1,000 was raised for his three chosen cancer charities to share. Thank you. read more

  • Alan Simmonds

    Alan SIMMONDS Sheila and family would like to thank all those who attended Alan’s recent funeral service and also everyone who sent messages of sympathy. Special thanks go to Reverend Colin Wilson for the care given to the family and for delivering such a lovely service and to Daniel Robinson & Sons for their kindness, support and professionalism throughout. Please accept this as our only but most sincere acknowledgement. read more

  • Ryan Fisher

    21Ryan FISHER Happy 21st Birthday Ryan on 3rd November 2014. Hope you have a lovely day. Lots of love from Dad, Sister Vicki, Nana Shirley, Andy and Natalie. read more

  • Lily Clarke

    CLARKE Lily 31 October 2013 In loving memory and never forgotten. Love from Ron and all his family xx read more

  • Steph Healey

    Look Who's 18!! STEPH HEALEY 01/11/96 Lots of love Mum & Dad xxxxx read more

  • Hayley Adams

    Hayley ADAMS Happy 21st birthday. Love from Mum, Dad and Robert xxx read more

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