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Braintree and Witham News

Wendy Schmitt (centre) with Green Heart Champions

Volunteer litter-pickers praised after council wins top award

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Jade Hay and Alex Hodder of Maltings Academy talking to Neve Hargreaves Of Sweyne Park School.

Sports event good sign for the future

‘Revolutionary’ plan to build new garden city

‘Revolutionary’ plan to build new garden city

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Panni Young at the Little Yellow Hedgehog in Braintree

Panni’s dying wish is to carry on helping people

Emergency services attending a scene at Galleys Corner, Braintree

UPDATED: Driver in life-threatening condition after crash in Long Green, Cressing

Jamie Kilmurray

Thug admits assaulting a terminally ill driving instructor in road rage attack

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First meeting of Veterans Breakfast Club, held at The White Hart Hotel in Braintree.

Veterans group gets off to fantastic start

Bus company to raise money for charity as it celebrates last year in service.

Bus company to raise money for charity as current double decker celebrates last year in service

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Two men arrested during police operation in Braintree

Two men arrested during police operation in Braintree

Charges dropped against Essex firefighter Mark Wilson

Charges against Essex firefighter accused of historic sex offences dropped

Poor parking which is blocking emergency vehicles will not get looked at without backing from residents

Poor parking which is blocking emergency vehicles will not get looked at without backing from residents

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Senior citizens get into the swing at tea dance in Witham

Senior citizens get into the swing at tea dance in Witham

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Visit Steggy the dinosaur made out of recycables at Witham Library

Visit Steggy the dinosaur made out of recycables at Witham Library

Braintree Road partially blocked by accident

Braintree Road partially blocked by accident towards Cressing

"A proper tattoo artist will always sacrifice his own legs”: Rockabilly tattoo artist talks about his passion for ink

"A proper tattoo artist will always sacrifice his own legs”: Rockabilly tattoo artist talks about his passion for ink

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"It's my labour of love": Producer from Rayne is overwhelmed as celebrities back her new film

"It's my labour of love": Producer from Rayne is overwhelmed as celebrities back her new film

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Calls for NHS help for Witham as second GP practice closes patient list

Calls for NHS help for Witham as second GP practice closes patient list

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Crash on A12 blocks Londonbound carriageway

Wickford man named as pedestrian killed on A12

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Tributes paid to popular hairdresser who died a day after being diagnosed with rare lung condition

Tributes paid to popular hairdresser who died a day after being diagnosed with rare lung condition

100 district roads to get facelift in £137m revamp

100 district roads to get facelift in £137m revamp

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Mr Cordy-McKenna with some Honywoods pupils

School will get £300,000 a year to create a facility for students on the Autism spectrum

"The developer isn't interested in local impact": Rayne residents speak out in anger over Brook Green development

"The developer isn't interested in local impact": Rayne residents speak out in anger over Brook Green development

Tabor Academy students are fundraising to volunteer in Africa

Tabor Academy students are fundraising to volunteer in Africa

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New project launched to tackle fuel poverty

New project launched to tackle fuel poverty

Alexander the Grit visits Silver End Primary School

Alexander the Grit visits Silver End Primary School

Children at Scallywags Nursery have a pan-tastic day being chefs

Children at Scallywags Nursery have a pan-tastic day being chefs

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Man from Braintree arrested on suspicion of having indecent pictures of children

Man from Braintree arrested on suspicion of having indecent pictures of children

Tescp in the Grover Shopping Centre, Witham, raised hundreds of pounds for the British Heart Foundation

Witham shop raises hundreds of pounds for charity

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Could you volunteer for the National Trust?

Could you volunteer for the National Trust?

Burglars steal Audi after breaking into a house in Witham

Burglars steal Audi after breaking into a house in Witham

Pancake fans with their frying pans take part in annual Coggeshall pancake race

Pancake fans with their frying pans take part in annual Coggeshall pancake race

Young people invited to help paint Braintree Youth Project Charity mural

Young people invited to help paint Braintree Youth Project Charity mural

Preparing for the start of the Town Cup on a breezy day on the River Crouch photo by Sue Pelling

Enjoy arts and culture in Essex this weekend

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Douglas Grove surgery in Witham is the nearest Connect Well venue

New Connect Well project launches to help people get more involved in their community

Toolbox stolen from van in Silver End

Toolbox stolen from van in Silver End

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Graham Butland

Council leader appointed to top Essex post

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Thieves steal MP3 player and wallet from car in Feering

Thieves steal MP3 player and wallet from car in Feering

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Tim Williamson, 21, of Park Drive, Halstead.

Can you help good Samaritan reunite with motorcyclist he performed first aid on?

Felsted Little Acorns turns around inadequate Ofsted rating after latest 'good' inspection

Felsted Little Acorns turns around inadequate Ofsted rating after latest 'good' inspection

Burglars steal bikes from shed in Coggeshall

Burglars steal bikes from shed in Coggeshall

British Airways to launch flights from Stansted Airport this summer

British Airways to launch flights from Stansted Airport this summer

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Burglars steal ladders from shed in Wethersfield

Burglars steal ladders from shed in Wethersfield

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Fire at a Chapel Hill house in Braintree. Photo by Braintree Fire Station

Family in Braintree left homeless after house fire

Suspects steal wood from lorry at Rivenhall End

Suspects steal wood from lorry at Rivenhall End

Calls for Government action over waste plant plans

Calls for Government action over waste plant plans

Burglars break into house in Hatfield Peverel

Burglars break into house in Hatfield Peverel

Brothers spared jail for selling unlicensed Viagra-style drugs

Brothers spared jail for selling unlicensed Viagra-style drugs

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Community hall trustees appeal for volunteers

Community hall trustees appeal for volunteers

Black Toyota damaged in Braintree

Black Toyota damaged in Braintree

Monkey masks and messy food tables to celebrate Chinese New Year at the Busy Bees Nursery

Monkey masks and messy food tables to celebrate Chinese New Year at the Busy Bees Nursery

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