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  1. Braintree vet who ran his own practice in town dies aged 89Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Essexcounty Standard

    Anthony Mayo Blyth, known as Tony, and his wife Elizabeth, who both qualified as veterinary surgeons in the 1950s, ran the Blyth and Partners practice in Coggeshall Road for more than 20 years.

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  2. Heybridge Swifts set to take on Colchester UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Maldonandburnham Standard

    The Scraley Road side will entertain League One U's on July 11 as manager Cliff Akurang prepares for the new Ryman League division one north season. Pre-season dates that have been confirmed so far are: July 4 : Coggeshall Town 3pm.

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  3. Great Notley dancer Ashleigh is picked to perform with Mariah Carey in VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    A dancer from Braintree who has rubbed shoulders with the likes of Beyonce and Justin Bieber has been picked to dance with Mariah Carey in Las Vegas. Ashleigh Frost, 23, from Alverton Close in Great Notley, will dance alongside the star at her residency shows at Caesar's Palace hotel and casino until the end of July.

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  4. Woman nearly killed by sister in glassing attack begs judge for leniencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    A Braintree woman almost killed by her own sister in a glassing attack begged a judge: "Please don't send her to jail." Kirsty Lisney, 26, was left scarred for life when teenage sister Jodie, of Jeffreys Road in Cressing, thrust a beer glass in her face on a caravan holiday.

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  5. UPDATED: Couple who were terrorised by burglars appear on CrimewatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A couple who were beaten and threatened with a knife during a terrifying a burglary at their home in Rayne have appeared on Crimewatch. Three men called at their house in Queenborough Lane on February 20 between 5.40pm and 6.15pm and forced their way inside when they answered the door.

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  6. Couple who were terrorised by burglars appear on CrimewatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    A couple who were beaten and threatened with a knife during a terrifying a burglary at their home in Rayne have appeared on Crimewatch. Three men called at their house in Queenborough Lane on February 20 between 5.40pm and 6.15pm and forced their way inside when they answered the door.

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  7. Cup finals bring additional dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Halstead Gazette

    After the most exciting championship race for many years, the Knockout Cup finals produced further drama in the Braintree Table Tennis League. The A team had the excuse that they were without Kevin Gowlett, but that was balanced by the absence of Maria Boulton from the B team.

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  8. Parents of teenage musician pay tribute by performing in memorial concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The parents of a teenage musician killed in a head-on crash have paid the ultimate tribute by performing in a concert in his memory. Teachers at the College at Braintree, in Church Lane, organised a memorial show for pupil James Simmons, 18, who died after he was involved in a crash in Gosfield in December.

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  9. Play bingo to raise cash for special needs play centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Parc, the children's Play and Resource Centre, is holding the bingo night at the Orange Tree in Cressing Road , Braintree, from 8pm to 10.30pm on May 23.

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  10. Travellers swamp council car park on Braintree industrial estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    Police were called to the car park off Springwood Drive in Braintree at around 6pm lyesterday when the group arrived with around ten caravans. A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We have been made aware there are some travellers in the car park in Springwood Drive.

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  11. UPDATED 12:20pm: Traffic collision in Braintree blocks Coggeshall RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Braintree and Witham Times

    UPDATE 12.20pm: The ambulance service were called to a collision between a car and a motorcycle at 10.55am today. The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, suffered suspected pelvic injuries and was taken to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford for further treatment.

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  12. Felsted overhaul long-time leaders to claim division three crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Braintree and Witham Times

    After a run of only one defeat in their last 18 matches, Felsted RBL B have come from behind to win division three of the Braintree Table Tennis League. They clinched the title with a 7-3 win over Black Notley H in which Andy Laws, one of their mainstays, was unbeaten.

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  13. Cabbies form convoy to pay tribute to popular colleague, Alan, 63Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Around ten cabbies turned out for "born and bred Braintree man", Alan Smith, 63, who died suddenly on April 16 from heart failure. Mr Smith started his taxi driving career in 1990s after working for Braintree Council and he carried on driving despite a heart attack in 2000.

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  14. Braintree trader outbids rivals to win sign from famous Essex Barn nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A Braintree trader's adrenaline kicked in as he successfully outbid rivals for a piece of the town's history. Andy Gill, who owns AG Glass in Benfield Way, Braintree, paid A 320 at an auction in Bocking Arts Theatre for the sign which used to point out the Essex Barn nightclub in Rayne Road.

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  15. New providers chosen to deliver medical services at St Lawrence doctors and Silver End SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Braintree and Witham Times

    St Lawrence Medical Practice in Braintree, which operates the Silver End branch surgery, had to close its books to new patients in February due to a GP shortage crisis. The partners at the St Lawrence surgery, who had been trying to recruit more doctors without success, had been given three months' notice on their contract, ending on May 31. Provide have been awarded a contract to deliver primary medical services for 12 months from June 1 at St Lawrence Medical Practice.

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  16. Video of Captain America strolling through Braintree continues to amass thousands of viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A video of a superhero walking the streets of Braintree, which went viral across social media, is continuing to amass thousands of views. Jean Lynch filmed Cineworld team member Kurtis Manning, who was dressed up as Marvel Comics favourite Captain America, strolling down Coggeshall Road.

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  17. Greenfields Community Housing builds first houses in BraintreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Braintree's biggest housing association is building its first houses in the town as part of its pledge to deliver 800 more homes over the next five years. Greenfields Community Housing has begun building nine new homes in Coldnailhurst Avenue, two in Hillside Gardens, Braintree, and two more in Queens Gardens, Panfield.

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  18. Two more men charged after seizure of huge drugs haul - eight men now chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Halstead Gazette

    Mark Hastie, 45, of Halleys Way, Houghton Regis, and Stephen Chambers, 44, of Warmdene Road, Brighton, have both been charged with conspiracy to supply a class A drug. The charges relate to three drugs seizures in Essex - 3.7 tonnes of cannabis was recovered in October while three kilos of cocaine were seized in three separate seizures during September and November.

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  19. Mother pays tribute to tragic son who died after breathing in toxic fumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The mother of a man who died after breathing in toxic fumes at a house in Braintree has paid tribute to her "shy and thoughtful" son. The 28-year-old was discovered in a house in Tideswell Close in Braintree on Sunday evening after police and paramedics were alerted to concerns for his safety.

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  20. Memorial concert to tragic teenager James Simmons takes place on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Two hundred free tickets are available to enjoy the memorial event for James Simmons at the main hall at the College at Braintree from 6pm to 10pm. The 18-year-old, who was studying the exteded diploma in Music Technology at the college, died at the scene of a car crash in Braintree Road, Gosfield, on December 7. James, of Hillside Gardens, Braintree, was the rear seat passenger in a Volkswagen Polo, which was in collision with a Ford Fiesta.

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