Detective sacked for accessing police data for personal use

Braintree and Witham Times: Essex Police Headquarters in Chelmsford

6:11pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A DETECTIVE who used sensitive police data for “a personal matter” has been sacked.

Hundreds already signed up for bike race

Braintree and Witham Times: Hundreds already signed up for bike race

6:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ALMOST 500 cyclists have already signed up for the 21st Tour de Tendring next month.

Save our maternity services - campaigners to march this weekend

Braintree and Witham Times: Save Our Baby Services - we launch campaign for maternity unit

6:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people are set to turn out for two events rallying against the closure of Clacton’s maternity unit.

Further fire strikes pencilled in for three days in May

Braintree and Witham Times: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

5:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Firefighters in Essex will strike for three days in May as part of an ongoing row over pensions.

Fire crews tackling blaze in Chappel

Braintree and Witham Times: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

5:16pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Three fire crews have been called to a blaze in Colchester Road, Chappel.

Was my great gran the inspiration behind Roald Dahl's character, Matilda?

Braintree and Witham Times: Kayleigh Vinn and her daughter Matilda

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Did a bakery shop assistant inspire a renowned children's author to create one of his most famous characters?

Musical treats in store for jazz fans

Braintree and Witham Times: Musical treats in store for jazz fans

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE final concert of the Stour Valley Arts and Music season is set to feature local jazz artists.

Rail group claims Easter tourism could have been hit maintenance work

Braintree and Witham Times: Sunshine coast's perfect beaches

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A RAIL user group boss claims poorly-timed rail maintenance could have affected tourism in Tendring over Easter.

Morrisons plans to open M Local in Maldon this summer

Braintree and Witham Times: The new Morrisons M local in Shirley High Street.

3:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A convenience store is due to open this summer.

Designer bags, sunglasses, laptop and champagne among items stolen by burglars

Braintree and Witham Times: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

2:37pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Burglars stole designer glasses and electronics worth thousands of pounds during a break-in.

Jewellery stolen from Colchester home

Braintree and Witham Times: Essex Police have closed the road

2:56pm Thursday 24th April 2014

GOLD jewellery has been stolen from a home in Colchester.

Suspects bailed as Jim Attfield murder investigation continues

Braintree and Witham Times: Victim Jim Attfield

2:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO suspects arrested in connection with the murder of Jim Attfield have been released on police bail.

Sea festival could be best yet

Braintree and Witham Times: Sea festival could be best yet

2:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

PLANS are in full swing for this year’s Harwich Sea Festival.

Holiday park to boost pet charity

Braintree and Witham Times: Del at the vets

2:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A HOLIDAY park is holding a charity tea party for the Blue Cross animal charity.

Electric cable stolen from building in Harwich

Braintree and Witham Times: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

1:08pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ELECTRIC cable and extension cable costing £3,000 has been stolen in Harwich.

Nick Clegg grilled in tuition fees debate in Colchester

Braintree and Witham Times: Nick Clegg at Hazelmere Infant School

12:37pm Thursday 24th April 2014

DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg was labelled a “liar” by students during a heated tuition fees debate in Colchester.

Commercial Feature: Macmillan Night In

Braintree and Witham Times: Macmillan Night In

12:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

On Friday 16th May, friends in north Essex will be swapping a night out on the town for a Night In with their favourite people – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

11 courses of hell raise £2,500 for good causes

Braintree and Witham Times: 11 courses of hell raise £2,500 for good causes

1:08pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THERE’S an 11-course meal noone was looking forward to featuring courses of dog food, fermented herrings and a pig’s testicle.

Burglars carry stolen items in suitcase along main road

Braintree and Witham Times: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

12:13pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Burglars filled a suitcase with a laptop, watches and clothing before carrying it along a busy main road.

Benefactor strikes again with £200 mystery gift

12:10pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MORE lucky people have received an envelope full of cash through their letter boxes.

Cancer-fighting event organised by teenage fundraiser

Braintree and Witham Times: Cancer-fighting event organised by teenage fundraiser

12:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A TEENAGE fundraiser has organised an event to boost the fight against cancer.

Traders assess impact of potential new supermarket

Braintree and Witham Times: Two years later and no Tesco in sight

12:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

WHILE more supermarkets could boost competition will it hurt the high streets?

Woman found in Maldon ditch with severe abdominal injuries

Braintree and Witham Times: Lifesavers - Essex Air Ambulance

11:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

The air ambulance was scrambled after a woman was found with severe abdominal injuries in Maldon yesterday.

Legion's cash to assist military families

Braintree and Witham Times: Legion's cash to assist military families

12:02pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CHARITY has been given thousands of pounds to offer emotional and practical support to military families.

VIDEO: Whoop whoop! Is this da sound of Essex Police?

Braintree and Witham Times: VIDEO: Whoop whoop! Is this da sound of Essex Police?

11:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

Video of cop car apparently blaring out hip hop tune in Chelmsford becomes YouTube smash

UPDATE: Man dies after being hit by train in Witham

Braintree and Witham Times: Person hit by train in Witham area

11:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

A person has been hit by a train in Witham, according to a rail operator.

16-year-old boy charged with assaulting Maldon teenager

Braintree and Witham Times: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

11:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

A student will appear in court after he was charged with assaulting a Maldon teenager.

Success for amateur boxers at first competitive show

Braintree and Witham Times: Opening skills bout, Teddy Anderson, 10, Mayland (blue) V J Crabb, Southen (red)

10:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

A boxing club founded to tackle anti-social behaviour in Mayland raised thousands of pounds at it’s first competitive show.

Lobsters worth £400 pinched from marina tank

Braintree and Witham Times: Lobsters worth £400 pinched from marina tank

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A FISHERMAN has hit out at crooks who pinched a haul of lobsters worth hundreds of pounds.

New heart service to help patients in Harwich

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

HEART patients in Harwich will be less likely to need scans in Colchester after a new service launched this week.

DON'T MISS your chance to win a copy of our superb Coasting Back magazine

Braintree and Witham Times: DON'T MISS your chance to win a copy of our superb Coasting Back magazine

9:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

It's the Gazette's anniversary so we've published a special glossy keepsake looking back at the last 125 years.

WIN! McBusted tickets up for grabs in today's Gazette

Braintree and Witham Times: REVIEW: McBusted

9:37am Thursday 24th April 2014

Don't miss your chance to win fantastic tickets to see McBusted live.

Chelmsford City Council blasts Maldon's plans for homes

Braintree and Witham Times: The Save Maldon Action Group has also launched a petition

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Plans for 2,610 homes in Maldon have come under fire from Chelmsford City Council.

'We don't want a Dale Farm in the Dengie'

Braintree and Witham Times: The driveway in Grange Road, Tillingham, which raised concerns

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Villagers have raised concerns that travellers could set up “another Dale Farm” in Tillingham if they go unchecked.

Tributes paid to stab victim Michael Haastrup

Braintree and Witham Times: Tributes paid to stab victim Micheal Haastrup

9:15am Thursday 24th April 2014

Tributes have been paid to a stab victim whose troubled past saw him involved in crime from the age of 13.

UPDATED: Car crashes into house in Clacton

Braintree and Witham Times: Lifesavers - Essex Air Ambulance

12:15pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A WOMAN has suffered injuries after a car crashed into a house in Clacton.

Vintage films from Maldon district released by British Pathe

Braintree and Witham Times: A Salty Business (1968)

8:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Newsreel archive British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000 historic films, in high resolution, to its YouTube channel.

Essex University to lead north Essex out of recession

Braintree and Witham Times: Essex University to lead north Essex out of recession

3:48pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ESSEX University is set to lead north Essex out of recession and make the area a major employment base.

IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE

Braintree and Witham Times: IN THIS WEEK'S FRINTON AND WALTON GAZETTE

7:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Road sign left dangerous for months

Braintree and Witham Times: Road sign left dangerous for months

7:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

A CONCERNED driver has hit out after waiting months for dangerous graffiti to be cleaned off a road sign which he says is a "fatal accident waiting to happen".

Are YOU in this week's Gazette!

Braintree and Witham Times: Under the bonnet at Delamer Care Home

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Light switch-off could have cost life

Braintree and Witham Times: Streetlight switch-off: County debates controversial policy

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CYCLIST has slammed the decision to turn off the majority of the county’s streetlights after suffering serious injuries on his way to work.

Canine Partners holds bluebell walk at Langford beauty spot

Braintree and Witham Times: A Canine Partners dog enjoys the bluebells

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Enjoy the bluebells at Langford Grove and help a charity train dogs to help disabled people.

Crematorium to enter green space contest

Braintree and Witham Times: Crematorium to enter green space contest

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TENDRING crematorium has been entered into a prestigious gardening competition for the first time.

Marine police rescue yacht crew in Blackwater Estuary

Braintree and Witham Times: The rescued yacht

4:27pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Marine police helped rescue sailors whose boat lost power in the Blackwater Estuary.

20% off bus fares during Catch the Bus Week

Braintree and Witham Times: Have your say on transport in Harpenden

4:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Passengers in Essex are being given the chance to try the bus at a reduced fare as part of Catch the Bus Week 2014.

Third arrest in Colchester murder investigation

Braintree and Witham Times: Tragic – “great lad” Jim

4:07pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man, 27, has been arrested in connection with the Jim Attfield murder investigation in Colchester.

Households save thousands with Essex Energy Switch

Braintree and Witham Times: Essex County Council

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

HOUSEHOLDS across Essex have joined forces to save more than £250,000 on their gas and electricity bills.

County council backing plans for more apprenticeships

Braintree and Witham Times: Essex County Council are reducing the Youth Services budget

3:50pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Essex County Council is backing plans to create more apprenticeships.

Fresh witness appeal made as police make third arrest in Jim Attfield murder investigation

Braintree and Witham Times: Victim Jim Attfield

3:55pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man, 27, has been arrested in connection with the Jim Attfield murder investigation.






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