Visitors to the town’s public gardens can now take a coffee break, thanks to a new café which has officially opened.

The Bocking Garden Coffee Shop, located at the Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens, was opened by Braintree Councillor Gabrielle Spray on Friday.

The café was created in the place of a disused gardener’s lodge using money awarded to the gardens from Braintree Council's £500,000 Mi Community scheme.

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