Boxing club opening for information day

Braintree and Witham Times: All out action: New Addington’s Gareth Gardner, left, in the Queensbury Boxing League

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

The Harway House-based Chelmsford Amateur Boxing Club are opening the club up to men, women and children of any age to find out more about the sport.

Rayleigh sporting club still hopes to stay put

Braintree and Witham Times:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

MEMBERS of a sports and social club are hoping Countryside’s proposed new homes won't scupper their club’s hopes of an extended lease on the site where it is based.

"Has anybody seen the gullies being cleared?"

Braintree and Witham Times:

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

ANGRY residents and councillors called into question work being carried out to stop further flooding.

Street dancers are the world champions – five times over

Braintree and Witham Times:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

TALENTED youngsters are celebrating after have returning from a street dance competition as world champions.

Burglars stole £5,000 during burglary in Basildon

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

BURGLARS stole £4,000 of jewellery and £1,000 cash from a house during a burglary in Basildon.

Burglars cause £1,000 damage in raid

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

2:45pm Friday 29th August 2014

BURGLARS caused £1,000 of damage during a burglary in Billericay.

Breaking news Updated: Lorry driver arrested after woman knocked down in Southend

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:25pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN has been injured after being hit by a lorry outside Southend Fire Station in Sutton Road, Southend

MP and Mayor announce Euro Car Parts partnership with automotive industry charity BEN

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:17pm Friday 29th August 2014

EURO Car Parts announced a working partnership with automotive industry charity, BEN, during a new store opening in Thurrock.

Annual flower festival set for Little Waltham

Braintree and Witham Times: "TakeFive" Haxby & Wigginton Flower Club Demonstration

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

ST MARTIN’S Church in Little Waltham is holding its annual flower festival next month.

Apprentice climbs the rank to become manager

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FORMER apprentice has climbed the ranks to become a manager.

500 homes for West of Rayleigh

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MAJOR new housing estate with 500 homes and its own primary school, nursery, shops and clinic could be built just outside Rayleigh.

Police want to trace man with missing ear

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:19pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLIE want to trace a man with a missing ear and who has links to Chelmsford following an assault in London.

Do you recognise this man? Tobacco theft in Beehive Lane

Braintree and Witham Times:

12:39pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE want to identify this man in connection with the theft of tobacco from a Chelmsford store.

Do you recognise this man? Attempted robbery in Chelmsford

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:33am Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE want to identify this man in connection with an attempted robbery in Fairfield Road, Chelmsford.

Woman found guilty of benefit fraud

Braintree and Witham Times: Pair arrested for filming in Basildon Magistrates' Court

10:09am Friday 29th August 2014

A BENEFIT fraudster has escaped a jail term after failing to declare she was living with her partner.

Fire service helps woman during 90-minute wait for ambulance

Braintree and Witham Times:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AN INJURED woman was helped by the fire service after an ambulance took an hour and a half to arrive.

Victim conned into letting would-be burglars into his home

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:56am Friday 29th August 2014

TWO men tricked their way into a man's home and raided his bedroom.

Devastated mum's life "turned upside down"

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A DEVASTATED single mum has had her life turned upside down when her little girl was diagnosed with cancer on her second birthday.

Thieves smash taxi while stealing car

Braintree and Witham Times:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A TAXI driver has been unable to work after his cab and his wife’s car were damaged in a botched theft.

Man lands in Southend Airport with drugs from Amsterdam

Braintree and Witham Times: Southend Airport

7:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN who smuggled three grams of cannabis into the UK through Southend Airport has been spared jail.

Mums angry over bus ban

Braintree and Witham Times:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A MUM is furious after her 11-year-old son was refused a place on a school bus, even after she offered to pay.

City firm’s little magic box a Grand Design

Braintree and Witham Times:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AN INNOVATIVE product designed and sold by a Chelmsford-based business is set to feature on an episode of popular home renovation show Grand Designs.

Pals’ brawl ended with man bottled

Braintree and Witham Times: Essex Police have closed the road

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN who was bottled at a family birthday party had to pay his attacker £80 compensation.

Brave Kerry is walking again after losing leg in horror crash

Braintree and Witham Times:

6:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN who lost her leg in a horrific motorbike crash has taken her first steps on a prosthetic leg just twomonths after the accident.

Dossier of evidence to stop Government scientist being "hoodwinked" over Canvey flooding

Braintree and Witham Times:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

COUNCILLORS are gathering videos, pictures and eyewitness accounts of the devastating Canvey floods after concerns Government scientists will be “hoodwinked”.

Arrests after 100mph chase on A127

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

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

BURGLARS reached speeds of 100mph during a late-night police chase on the A127.

Join the pub crawl to help kids in need

Braintree and Witham Times: Smugglers' rumours at Lobster Smack

7:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A RECORD-BREAKING pub crawl is coming to south Essex.

Anglia Ruskin welcome Saudi visitors

Braintree and Witham Times:

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from one of the biggest universities in Saudi Arabia toured Anglia Ruskin’s state-of-the-art medical facilities at Chelmsford.

UPDATED: Accident causing tailbacks in Basildon

Braintree and Witham Times:

6:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAFFIC is affected in both directions on the A176, Basildon, this evening.

Police seek help to identify man in Pitsea Tesco robbery

Braintree and Witham Times:

5:43pm Thursday 28th August 2014

DETECTIVES in Basildon are searching for a man they believe to be involved in a robbery of Tesco staff in Pitsea last month.

Border force officials battle to stem the tide

Braintree and Witham Times: Border Agency swoop on illegal immigrants in King Street, Southall

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THERE was a significant increase in the number of illegal attempts to get in to the UK through the Essex ports in the past year.

Sign up against new Thames crossing

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RESIDENTS are being urged to sign a petition against a new Thames Crossing in Thurrock in advance of a public meeting on the issue next month.

Council and voluntary sector to ‘work together’ on savings

Braintree and Witham Times: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

2:36pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TOP executives and chairs of voluntary organisations across Thurrock are to be invited to give their ideas for helping Thurrock make the £40 million worth of savings it is facing in the next three years.

Council leader lays out savings made and to come

Braintree and Witham Times: Thurrock Council leader John Kent wants parents to apply in good time.

2:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THURROCK Council has made savings to deal with a £25 million reduction in government grants since 2010 – and is looking to repeat the procedure between bnow and 2018.

Nick to run in memory of friend at Chelmsford Marathon

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:18pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE CHELMSFORD Marathon is now just weeks away and already over 1,500 people have signed up for the inaugural event.

Hitting the heights - stunt bikes on Southend seafront

Braintree and Witham Times:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ADRENALINE junkies flew through the air on their bikes in an action-packed spectacle on Southend seafront.

Work set to start on new Waitrose

Braintree and Witham Times:

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The plush new store is to be built in place of the current Royal Mail delivery office, in Victoria Road.

Support for Community Hubs in challenging times

Braintree and Witham Times: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

11:42am Thursday 28th August 2014

THURROCK Council’s commitment to creating community hubs was reinforced during a council cabinet meeting.

Council urges residents to be vigilant to cold callers

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:32am Thursday 28th August 2014

CHELMSFORD residents are being reminded to remain vigilant to bogus callers after the city council revealed a number of reports have been made to them in recent weeks of people claiming to be from the Department for Health and Social Security.

Breaking news Tory Clacton MP Douglas Carswell defects to UKIP - and resigns his seat triggering a by-election

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

CLACTON'S Conservative MP Douglas Carswell has defected to UKIP.

Your Gazette: Serving the best in Indian cuisine

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

THIS week we speak to John Rahman, owner of the New Delhi Indian restaurant, in Orsett Road, Grays

Call to sort out our dark underpasses

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

CALLS have been made for CCTV, better lighting and more police patrols following a rape attack in the Broadmayne underpass.

Was our son's £6,000 motorbike stolen to order?

Braintree and Witham Times:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

THIEVES broke into a garage to steal a race motorbike worth £6,000.

Charity footie match in memory of Harry

Braintree and Witham Times:

10:23am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO teams will go head-to-head in memory of a talented young footballer on Saturday.

Benefit cheat ordered to pay back nearly £10k

Braintree and Witham Times: Basildon Crown Court heard on Tuesday Mrs Hall did not tell the Department of Work

9:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

A BENEFIT cheat must pay back nearly £10,000 of Housing and Council Tax benefit, he swindled out of Basildon tax payers.

Grangewaters to be out-sourced

Braintree and Witham Times: Tonight's Thurrock Council meeting back at Civic Offices on New Road

9:50am Thursday 28th August 2014

THURROCK'S outdoor education centre, Grangewaters, is to be out-sourced.

Plans to convert Thurrock's street lights to LED approved

Braintree and Witham Times: Thurrock Council leader John Kent wants parents to apply in good time.

9:43am Thursday 28th August 2014

PLANS for converting Thurrock’s stock of street lights to LED were approved by the council’s cabinet on Wednesday evening.

Benefit fraudster had £145k in his bank when he claimed from council

Braintree and Witham Times: Benefit fraud cost council £300k last year

12:59pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BENEFIT fraudster who claimed more than £12,000 when he had £145,000 in his bank account has narrowly avoided jail.

Dog dragged off woman as she protects pet from attack

Braintree and Witham Times: police

9:37am Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN was bitten by a dog while trying to protect her own pet from attack.

Discussion launched over future of Thameside Theatre

Braintree and Witham Times: Tonight's Thurrock Council meeting back at Civic Offices on New Road

9:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

DISCUSSIONS over the future of the Thameside Theatre in Grays were officially launched during a Council cabinet meeting last night.






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