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  1. Opposition profile: Braintree TownRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times-series.co.uk

    Braintree Town were one of the surprise packages of last season, finishing in 6th place, just three points outside of the play-offs; a late-season slump denying the Iron a place in the top-five. Just two wins from their final eight cost Alan Devonshire's side a crack at a place in the Football League - that run preceded by a sequence of just three defeats in 13 Conference fixtures.

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  2. Fears that Cressing could merge with Braintree if huge B&Q store is builtRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    Fears have been raised that Braintree could become connected to Cressing if a new DIY superstore is built on the outskirts of town. DIY retailer B&Q has submitted plans to Braintree Council to build a huge warehouse, outdoor garden centre, builders yard and 255 parking spaces on land south of Millennium Way near Galleys Corner roundabout.

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  3. Winners bask in glory at the Mid Essex Business Awards 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Gazette-news.co.uk

    The glitzy ceremony, hosted by the Chelmsford Weekly News and its parent company Newsquest Essex, was sponsored by a host of top Essex firms. The great and good of local business were among the 250-plus audience who enjoyed a great night at the swanky Fennes estate in Bocking, Braintree.

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  4. Housing association invests 280,000 in sprucing up six neighbourhoods in Braintree districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Greenfields Community Housing asked residents what changes they wanted too see, to encourage them to take more pride in where they live and feel more secure in their homes. Improvements include replacing communal doors and bin stores, upgrading security cameras, improved lighting, new fences, dogs bins, bat and bird boxes, creating communal social gardens and new flowerbeds.

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  5. Plans for 328 homes in Rivenhall gather pace as environment survey waivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Plans to build more than 300 new homes doubling the size of a village could be submitted by the end of this year. Developers Bellway Homes, based in Chelmsford, hope to build the houses on land off Forest Road, Rivenhall - part of which is currently used by Rivenhall Oaks Golf Centre.

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    Friday Sep 26 | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    The seventh annual Mid-Essex Business Awards takes place at the Fennes, a plush Georgian manor house in Bocking, Braintree, tomorrow night . More than 200 people are expected to attend the ceremony, organised by the Chelmsford Weekly News's parent company Newsquest Essex.

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  7. Braintree: Crash involving car and motorbike leaves man in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | East Anglian Daily Times

    The crash happened at about 4pm between the A120 Coggeshall Road and the B1053 Broad Road at High Garrett and involved a car and a motorcycle. A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "We were called to this around 4pm and dispatched two ambulances, our hazardous area response team and the Essex Air Ambulance.

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  8. Stage is set for celebration of top Mid-Essex firms at Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The seventh annual Mid-Essex Business Awards takes place at the Fennes, a plush Georgian manor house in Bocking, Braintree, tomorrow night . More than 200 people are expected to attend the ceremony, organised by the Chelmsford Weekly News's parent company Newsquest Essex.

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  9. Braintree boy, ten, survives lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A primary school pupil came away virtually unscathed after being hit by lightning- while watching television in a bedroom in Braintree. Hugo Wren, 10, was at a friend's house in Peel Crescent on Saturday morning when a bolt of lightning struck the house, travelled down a cable and zapped him on the foot.

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  10. Schoolboy struck by lightning and roads turned into rivers as storm strikes BraintreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Heavy rain turned part of Notley Road into a river and firefighters were called to deal with flooding in nearby Perryfields. Martin Green, 33, a support worker, of Perryfields, said: "I definitely didn't expect to see someone in a canoe near the Riverside flats."

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  11. John Ray infant school looking up one year after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Braintree and Witham Times

    It has been one year since a fire completely destroyed a Braintree infant school and things have never looked better. John Ray Infant School, in Notley Road, was burnt to the ground when a fire raged through the building on August 31 last year.

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  12. BBC Essex's gardening expert giving talk on spring bulbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Braintree and Witham Times

    It's not yet autumn but Ken Crowther, BBC Essex's gardening expert, is planning which Spring Bulbs can be planted and talking about his experiences as an apprentice gardener in the London parks at a talk he is giving.

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  13. Cafe Knead given seal of approval by county's best cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    Riders from across the county hold the Braintree cafe in high esteem after it was given a professional stamp of approval by some of the biggest names in British cycling, and have flocked to sample its delights for themselves. Star names, including Tour de France rider Mark Cavendish, British professionals Alex Dowsett and Basildon 's Russell Hampton and former Olympic medallist and world champion Rob Hayles are frequent visitors to Cafe Knead, as it is on their training route.

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  14. Andy Johnson of Braintree has joined forces with Witham illustrator Henryk JachimczykRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Andy Johnson, 47, of Maltings View, has written Jimpy, under the nom-de-plume of Jonkers, for primary school pupils. He said: "Writing has always been a passion, I actually wrote this story a long time ago but I needed to find an illustrator.

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  15. Liam Bingle took this picture of the dramatic flooding in Freebournes RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Firefighters received more than 80 calls and attended more than 20 incidents on Saturday morning as Witham and Braintree were pummelled with several inches of rain and more than 250 lightning strikes in only four hours. Crews were called to incidents in Hawthorne Rise, Powers Hall End and Lime Close, and residents in Spa Road reported torrents of water pouring down the playing fields, causing traffic chaos.

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  16. PICTURES: Homes and businesses begin recovery after flash-flood delugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Firefighters received more than 80 calls and attended more than 20 incidents on Saturday morning as Witham and Braintree were pummelled with several inches of rain and more than 250 lightning strikes in only four hours. Crews were called to incidents in Hawthorne Rise, Powers Hall End and Lime Close, and residents in Spa Road reported torrents of water pouring down the playing fields, causing traffic chaos.

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  17. Former hospital struck by lightning causing roof fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    Fire engines from Braintree, Witham and Colchester were called after lightning struck the roof of part of the former St Michael's Hospital, Rayne Road, Braintree, causing a fire, at 8.03 this morning.

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  18. Former hospital struck by lightning causing roof fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Fire engines from Braintree, Witham and Colchester were called after lightning struck the roof of part of the former St Michael's Hospital, Rayne Road, Braintree, causing a fire, at 8.03 this morning.

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  19. Hospital struck by lightning causing roof fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Fire engines from Braintree, Witham and Colchester were called after lightning struck the roof of St Michael's Hospital, Rayne Road, Braintree, causing a fire, at 8.03 this morning.

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  20. Music teacher is pride of Braintree as youngsters praise his dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A group of young musicians have praised their teacher for giving them the chance to learn, practice and record for free. Chris Saunders has been running Sound Academy at Braintree Foyer in St. Michaels Road for two years, which has so far helped about 150 youngsters.

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