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Are you smarter than a 10-year-old? Take 11-plus questions from the 1940s

Are you smarter than a 10-year-old? Take 11-plus questions from the 1940s

Trading Standards issue warning over fake goods after Braintree raid

Trading Standards issue warning over fake goods after Braintree raid

Lyn Walters, hairman of Braintree Council, with members of winning team Fusion Lifestyle

Council chairman's charity golf day raises £3,600

Councillors tell shop owners to solve pigeon problem themselves

Councillors tell shop owners to solve pigeon problem themselves

Appeal lodged over extension plans

Appeal lodged over extension plans

Broken down vehicle blocks lane of A12

Broken down vehicle blocks lane of A12

Police hunt for burglars disturbed by resident

Police hunt for burglars disturbed by resident

One lane of A12 northbound blocked

Baby injured following crash on A12

Teen suffers puncture wound after Domino's row

Teen suffers puncture wound after Domino's row

Lane closed on A12 following two vehicle collision

Lane closed on A12 following two vehicle collision

Zee, security guard at Marks Farm Tesco

CCTV secures two arrests after Marks Farm charity bin thefts

Council will do ‘anything legal’ to plug grant gap

Council will do ‘anything legal’ to plug grant gap

Witham drivers warn more action is needed to end parking chaos after yellow lines painted

Witham drivers warn more action is needed to end parking chaos after yellow lines painted

Thieves 'targeting shop'  with fake CCTV cameras

Thieves 'targeting shop' with fake CCTV cameras

Hero goes the extra Milo to take stolen dog home

Hero goes the extra Milo to take stolen dog home

Museum packs out for World War Two family fun day

Museum packs out for World War Two family fun day

WI have a ball knitting to celebrate centenary: Group immortalise Braintree in wool

WI have a ball knitting to celebrate centenary: Group immortalise Braintree in wool

The sign covered in masking tape this week

Car wash owner: I did not cover up sign because of Islamic State confusion

Cyclist going the distance to help terror victims

Cyclist going the distance to help terror victims

Man has his freedom back thanks to charity

Man has his freedom back thanks to charity

Man jailed for three years thanks to fizzy drink bottle DNA and car tracker

Man jailed for three years thanks to fizzy drink bottle DNA and car tracker

Thieves leave tool behind at attempted break-in

Thieves leave tool behind at attempted break-in

Victim’s plea to community after string of homes raided in town

Victim’s plea to community after string of homes raided in town

Trading Standards warning over white line painting scam

Trading Standards warning over white line painting scam

Man in critical condition taken to hospital

Man in critical condition taken to hospital

Coz Powell's parents, Gennie and Ant

Crash victims’ families in vow to keep battle going after passenger told she won’t be charged

Missing Chris May

Farmers working with police in hunt for Chris

Stay up-to-date with the lowest fuel prices around

Stay up-to-date with the lowest fuel prices around

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around Braintree and Witham

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around Braintree and Witham

Clare Dobie, Braxted parish councillor and chairman of the Stop the Quarry Save the Landscape, said she was “pleased” that the vote had been deferred.

Quarry ‘could be the straw that breaks camel’s back’

Man in 40s airlifted to hospital after being trampled on by cow

Man in 40s airlifted to hospital after being trampled on by cow

Public exhibition for 150 Witham homes

Public exhibition for 150 Witham homes

£116k payout to the man who turned off Essex’s street lights

£116k payout to the man who turned off Essex’s street lights

Thieves use iron chair leg to smash car window

Thieves use iron chair leg to smash car window

School celebrates In Bloom success with impressive award haul

School celebrates In Bloom success with impressive award haul

Town is 'home buying hotspot': new report reveals Braintree is highly sought-after by commuters

Town is 'home buying hotspot': new report reveals Braintree is highly sought-after by commuters

Council gives green light to Witham town centre plans

Council gives green light to Witham town centre plans

Pictures and video by Karen Fuller

VIDEO: Residents praise firemen for burst water main action

Councillors: Include us in A12 talks

Councillors: Include us in A12 talks

Witham lorry driver describes migrants breaching fences at Channel Tunnel

Witham lorry driver describes migrants breaching fences at Channel Tunnel

Burlgars steal goods worth £3,000 from Tye Green house

Burglers steal goods worth £3,000 from Tye Green house

Barbecue warning as agency predicts 50% increase in food poisoning cases

Barbecue warning as agency predicts 50% increase in food poisoning cases

Homes plan for Rayne pony paddock

Homes plan for Rayne pony paddock

Money seized from criminals helped to find missing Witham lad

Money seized from criminals helped to find missing Witham lad

Mum shaves head for cancer charity

Mum shaves head for cancer charity

Braintree and Witham trains to benefit as part of £4m upgrade

Braintree and Witham trains to benefit as part of £4m upgrade

Dr Bob Evans

Bench planned to remember popular councillor

Councillor: River Walk cycle lanes need paint job

Councillor: River Walk cycle lanes need paint job

Village shop gets grand opening

Village shop gets grand opening

Essex firefighters cleared of all charges in abuse case

Essex firefighters cleared of all charges in abuse case

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