Two stabbed during random attack

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:43am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN and a woman were stabbed on the doorstep of a house during an apparently random attack.

Friends tackle 280-mile bike ride in memory of Daniel

Braintree and Witham Times:

3:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BEFORE a brain tumour took its cruel grip on Daniel Havell, he told best pal Karl Bradwell not to forget him.

Investigation into attack on mourners at High Woods Country Park continues

Braintree and Witham Times: Essex Police have closed the road

3:04pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SIX people arrested following a gang attack on a mourning family in High Woods Country Park have been given police bail.

We want to check how you walk

Braintree and Witham Times: Nordic Walking for Beginners (6 week course)

3:02pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RESEARCHERS at Essex University need 1,000 volunteers aged over 55 to see howpeople’s gait changes over time.

Colchester A&E crisis plan unveiled

Braintree and Witham Times:

3:02pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PLANS to cut A&E admissions at Colchester General Hospital by 10 per cent have been unveiled.

Couples wanted for Come Dine With Me

Braintree and Witham Times: Come Dine With Me - couples sought from Hillingdon for TV show

3:01pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Reality dinner party show Come Dine With Me is coming to Colchester.

Church gets new community building after five years of fundraising

Braintree and Witham Times:

3:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A community is celebrating after their new church extension was completed following five years of fundraising.

New road named by nine-year-old is officially opened

Braintree and Witham Times:

3:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A new road in Halstead named by a nine-year-old girl has been officially unveiled.

Developers 'given free hand' over homes - villagers

Braintree and Witham Times: Learning disability care service praised

2:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

VILLAGERS fear they could be swamped by new homes because there are no guidelines in place stating where housing should go in Tendring.

School reunion for class of 1970

Braintree and Witham Times: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

2:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FORMER pupils from the Sir Anthony Deane school are invited to a reunion.

UPDATED TUESDAY 2pm: Travellers told to move on after setting up camp at football club

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TRAVELLERS have pitched up at the Colchester United ground.

Sailing club applies for permission to replace 30-year-old pontoon

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A sailing club has applied for planning permission to replace a pontoon.

Summer theatre bids to win award

Braintree and Witham Times: Organisers of famous summer theatre call for support in anniversary year

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FRINTON’S famous Summer Theatre is hoping to cap its 75th anniversary season with a national award.

Decision on new homes is delayed

Braintree and Witham Times: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A DECISION on plans to build nine new homes in Bradfield have been deferred by a planning committee.

Drivers ignore bus lane restrictions to avoid four-mile diversion

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:29am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Drivers have been flouting bus lane restrictions to avoid a four-mile diversion.

When Martin met Harry...and gave him babysitting tips

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:28am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CHEEKY chappy Martin Bennett met Prince Harry and gave him babysitting tips for his new Royal niece or nephew.

Devoted dog owner determined to find lost pet

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A devoted dog owner says it does not matter if it takes five months or five years, she will never give up on bringing her lost pet home.

Border force seize £30,000 worth of cannabis at Harwich International Port

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SMUGGLERS attempting to bring £30,000 worth of drugs into the UK via Harwich were thwarted by the Border Force.

Dramatic dog rescue after Naze cliff fall

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A DOG owner has spoken of the terrifying moment her dog ran off the edge of a 30ft cliff, sparking a dramatic rescue bid.

Manningtree credit union opens

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RESIDENTS in Manningtree have the chance to join a credit union.

Garden waste scheme is hailed a success

Braintree and Witham Times: Free parking permits for Tendring residents

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A NEW garden waste collection service has broken even within four months of getting off the ground.

Become speed watch volunteer

Braintree and Witham Times: Speed Watch areas have been run by other forces in the UK

8:57am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A COMMUNITY speed watch is encouraging volunteers to come forward.

Air ambulance called to woman's aid in Southminster

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:44am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The air ambulance was called to the aid of a woman who collapsed in Southminster. 

Police Appeal: Attackers leave Essex man with fractured skull

Braintree and Witham Times:

9:11am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Detectives investigating an assault have issued CCTV images of four people they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Paralysed lad is visited by U’s hero Karl

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TEENAGER Tristan Green has received a boost...a visit from Colchester United legend Karl Duguid.

Talk to help rebrand Harwich

Braintree and Witham Times:

7:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HARWICH is joining the elite crowd of business giants and even the country of Colombia by getting an exclusive seminar to help brand the town, attract big-name shops and tourists.

UKIP hits back over Clacton HQ rule breach claims

Braintree and Witham Times:

7:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

UKIP have hit back at claims its campaign office in Clacton is in breach of planning rules.

Tribute from family of 'dearly loved' mother who died in Southminster collision

Braintree and Witham Times:

3:45pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A 'dearly loved' mother has died following a collision with a lorry.

Tailbacks as Northern Approach Road closes for at least three weeks

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:51am Monday 22nd September 2014

MOTORISTS reported rush hour delays after four mile diversions were put in place.

Council can still spend £100,000 windfall if suitable scheme can be found

Braintree and Witham Times: A new venue is hoped to keep children's centre services local

6:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

HARWICH has been told it can have a cash windfall, controversially spent in Clacton, back if it finds a suitable scheme within six years.

'Kick in the teeth' as burglars target youth FC clubhouse a day after it opens

Braintree and Witham Times:

6:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A YOUTH football club’s new base has been targeted by crooks – just one day after being unveiled.

Could you adopt? New campaign launched to encourage Essex residents

Braintree and Witham Times: Rise in county adoptions

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW campaign has been launched to encourage people in Essex to consider adoption.

Woman injured in collision with forklift truck

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4:21pm Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are investigating after a woman was hit by a forklift truck at a building supplies store.

Funeral directors staging coffee fundraiser

Braintree and Witham Times:

4:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A FAMILY business is hoping to put the fun back into funeral by hosting coffee mornings next week.

Can you help with charity auction items?

Braintree and Witham Times: Judge/auction  hammer (8191241)

4:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

FUNDRAISERS in Clacton are urgently looking for items for a grand auction next month.

More than 700 people snap up tickets for "biggest public meeting in Clacton in living memory" with Ukip leader Nigel Farage

Braintree and Witham Times: Eccentric: UKIP chief Nigel Farage

3:52pm Monday 22nd September 2014

MORE than 700 people are expected to turn out to “the biggest public meeting in living memory” in Clacton.

Drivers warned of deer risk on rural roads

Braintree and Witham Times: Deer-watching event

3:34pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Motorists are being urged to be aware of deer running into rural roads this autumn.

Colchester teen becomes one of the UK's youngest stem cell donors

Braintree and Witham Times:

3:13pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A teenager who gave stem cells to save the life of a stranger is backing a national campaign to find more donors.

New headteacher vows to put Ramsey Academy at the heart of the community

Braintree and Witham Times:

3:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A new headteacher at Halstead’s Ramsey Academy has plans in place to improve the school and make it the talk of the town.

Overdevelopment fears as plans for 150 new homes in village revealed

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:42pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Villagers fear being swamped by new houses after developers confirmed they hope to build 150 new homes.

Labour candidate backs campaign for Clacton streetlight switch-on

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

LABOUR’S Clacton by-election candidate Tim Young has backed a campaign calling for Tendring’s streetlights to be switched back on.

Happy couple celebrate 60 years’ marriage

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

ONE of the last couples to marry at Harwich Registry Office have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Football mad group raise thousands for charity by visiting 92 clubs in 92 hours

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Football mad friends raised thousands for a local hospice by visiting all the league clubs in England in 92 hours.

Soldiers' lives put at risk to deliver turbine which has never been used

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:37pm Monday 22nd September 2014

SOLDIERS who risked their lives to bring electricity to parts of Afghanistan have been betrayed, it has been claimed.

UPDATED MONDAY 1.15PM: Gun recovered from Vineyard Street flat

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:20pm Monday 22nd September 2014

NINE people have been bailed after an armed gang attack in Colchester.

Save fringe from being developed

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:06pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A CAMPAIGN group has been launched to fight plans for thousands of homes on the outskirts of Colchester.

Classical pianist to play new work in Clacton

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A PIANO teacher has pulled off a classical music coup by arranging for a world-class pianist to tickle the ivories in Clacton.

Parking permit plea is rejected

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

CALLS to let shoppers with permits to park for free for longer on market days in Dovercourt have been rejected by Tendring Council.

Police advice after increase in Land Rover and 4x4 vehicle thefts

Braintree and Witham Times: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

Police are reminding the public of the importance of securing their cars at all times.

Passenger charged at taxi driver with a meat cleaver

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:15pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A TAXI driver described the terrifying moment a passenger charged at him with a meat cleaver over an £18 fare.






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