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Concerns have been raised that Broomfield Hospital (pictured) is out of reach for some patients due to a poor transport service from Witham

'Don't be ill in Witham! Pensioners are avoiding vital treatment at hospital due to poor transport service from town'

Bra bank installed to raise cash for charity

Bra bank installed to raise cash for charity

Braintree school "not doing enough to improve"

Braintree school "not doing enough to improve"

Runners celebrate parkrun anniversary

Runners celebrate parkrun anniversary

Witham Library to host world record attempt

Witham Library to host world record attempt

Choir helps to raise £3,000 for gardens charity

Choir helps to raise £3,000 for gardens charity

Police officer sacked after failing to provide a specimen

Police officer sacked after failing to provide a specimen

Residents criticise council after it opposes Aldi store

Residents criticise council after it opposes Aldi store

Town shortlisted to be 'twinned' with fictitious Sylvanian Families village

Town shortlisted to be 'twinned' with fictitious Sylvanian Families village

Complete line up announced for this year's V Festival

Complete line up announced for this year's V Festival

Resident says she will pay extra to end parking woes

Resident says she will pay extra to end parking woes

Negotiations underway to bring another major cycling event to Essex

Negotiations underway to bring another major cycling event to Essex

Matthew and Joseph Harvey, who both have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, with their younger brother Oliver

£10,000 fundraising campaign for new garden for brothers suffering from muscle-wasting condition

Farmer: Did thugs try to set light to my cows?

Farmer: Did thugs try to set light to my cows?

UPDATED: Two Witham men contact police after a man and woman were assaulted in town

UPDATED: Two Witham men contact police following appeal after a man and woman were assaulted

Essex Police launches new scheme in bid to protect treasured belongings

Essex Police launches new scheme in bid to protect treasured belongings

Chris French with the Duke of Gloucester

Braintree artist Chris puts RAF history in the picture for squadron centenary

Patient makes plea to keep Colchester cancer centre

Patient makes plea to keep Colchester cancer centre

Charity trustees take on gruelling 54 mile ride to raise hundreds for Braintree community centre

Charity trustees take on gruelling 54 mile ride to raise hundreds for Braintree community centre

Tom Bickers

Talented Braintree schoolboy meets Prime Minister after winning tennis competition

Ellie Moody, Addie Quinnear, Esther Shawe and Robert Roszkowski

Braintree woman who almost died after contracting meningitis meets paramedics who saved her life

High temperatures cancel Witham trains

High temperatures cancel Witham trains

Community "relieved" as extra runway is not recommended for Stansted Airport

Community "relieved" as extra runway is not recommended for Stansted Airport

Survey reveals drop in satisfaction levels for rail users: MP speaks out

Survey reveals drop in satisfaction levels for rail users: MP speaks out

Woman charged with assisting offender after man went missing with boy, 3, from Great Notley

Woman charged with assisting offender after man went missing with boy, 3, from Great Notley

Doreen Davies

Nimble-fingered Doreen continues to play Mozart on the piano as she celebrates her 100th birthday today

Powers Hall End

Witham primary school headteacher launches petition to make street safer

Litterbug fined £724 for rubbish-strewn garden

Litterbug fined £724 for rubbish-strewn garden

Picture taken by Annette Bayliss

Vintage buses take passengers on a trip down memory lane for Moores Brothers anniversary celebrations

Build a GP surgery on new housing estate in Witham, developer urged

Build a GP surgery on new housing estate in Witham, developer urged

10 tips to keep your pets safe during the heatwave

10 tips to keep your pets safe during the heatwave

Police issue appeal for assault witnesses

Police issue appeal for assault witnesses

Collision blocking one lane on the A12

UPDATE: Collision incident on A12 cleared

Kirsty Murray and Radley Ruszkiewicz

Couple injured in Tunisian terror attack

Unlicensed scrap dealer given 1k fine

Unlicensed scrap dealer given 1k fine

Copper piping stolen from incomplete houses in Bocking

Copper piping stolen from incomplete houses in Bocking

50 jobs to come to Braintree as new restaurant will be built at leisure park

50 jobs to come to Braintree as new restaurant will be built at leisure park

The Walter Muir memorial hall

Plans submitted to demolish scout hut and build block of flats

A12 southbound blocked between Kelvedon and Witham due to crash

A12 southbound blocked between Kelvedon and Witham due to crash

Heatwave first aid advice issued

Heatwave first aid advice issued

Essex set for heatwave as temperatures set to be highest since 2006

Essex set for heatwave as temperatures set to be highest since 2006

Police investigate two attempted shed burglaries in Rayne

Police investigate two attempted shed burglaries in Rayne

John Szynal

New headteacher vows to create two outstanding schools in Witham

Fleur Denne and her dad Paul

Brave teenager raises hundreds of pounds for charity in memory of her dad

How the store would have looked

Government minister rejects Sainsbury's superstore plans

Fire crews put out Great Leighs shed fire

Fire crews put out Great Leighs shed fire

Hundreds enjoy Medieval Fayre

Hundreds enjoy Medieval Fayre

Sandy shores – West Beach at Clacton

Explore coast to enjoy Essex’s hidden secrets

Police helicopter in search for building site men

Police helicopter in search for building site men

Woman freed from car after collision in Cressing Road

Woman freed from car after collision in Cressing Road

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