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Braintree and Witham News

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

Life in Braintree in Second World War to be revealed

Life in Braintree in Second World War to be revealed

Beverley and James Parris performing their routine

Braintree newlyweds' flash-mob video gets more than 275,000 hits online

Burst water main affecting eight homes in Braintree

Burst water main affecting eight homes in Braintree

Foster company hold garden party to celebrate anniversary

Foster company hold garden party to celebrate anniversary

Golf club to build 'adventure course'

Golf club to build 'adventure course'

Real ale fans are set for fifth annual Witham beer festival

Real ale fans are set for fifth annual Witham beer festival

Adventure ropes course Sky Ropes officially unveiled at Great Notley Country Park

Adventure ropes course Sky Ropes officially unveiled at Great Notley Country Park

Thieves steal £12,000 of belongings from mum's home including precious wedding ring

Thieves steal £12,000 of belongings from mum's home including precious wedding ring

Vandals dent car and stab tyre leaving owner with £1,000 bill

Vandals dent car and stab tyre leaving owner with £1,000 bill

MP's £7,000 payrise - What your local representative had to say about the increase

MP's £7,000 payrise - What your local representative had to say about the increase

Chains to grab a pizza the action at Freeport

Chains to grab a pizza the action at Freeport

Police appeal to find missing Braintree teen: UPDATE - Alex has been found

Police appeal to find missing Braintree teen: UPDATE - Alex has been found

School pupils enjoy volunteering day

School pupils enjoy volunteering day

Builder believes his ‘pride and joy’ Audi S3 was stolen to order

Builder believes his ‘pride and joy’ Audi S3 was stolen to order

Joe Nelson, 29

Worker is battered by attacker in early hours: Victim forced to take week off work

Essex Police issues weather warning over 70mm of rainfall

Essex Police issues weather warning over 70mm of rainfall

Overnight works to improve A12 between Witham and Kelvedon welcomed by MP

Overnight works to improve A12 between Witham and Kelvedon welcomed by MP

Yobs smash car window with a brick landing owner with £300 bill

Yobs smash car window with a brick landing owner with £300 bill

Two men questioned by police after officers come across "disturbance" on dual carriageway

Two men questioned by police after officers come across "disturbance" on dual carriageway

Praise for police after 400 knives taken off streets

Praise for police after 400 knives taken off streets

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