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  1. Daredevil dad to tackle abseil for charity which helps his autistic sonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    A daredevil dad will be making a real leap of faith by tackling a charity abseil in recognition of those who help his son. Police officer Aidan Kelly, of Bridport Way, Braintree, will scale down the side of 110-foot water tower to raise funds for Parc Essex - a play and resource centre in Great Notley Country Park, which helps support parents of children with additional needs.

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  2. Braintree Council spent A 80,000 on experts and lawyers over Sainsbury's bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Braintree Council spent nearly A 80,000 on experts and lawyers during Sainsbury's unsuccessful bid to build a new superstore in the town. The retail giant submitted plans for a new store at the Broomhills Industrial Estate in 2011 but they were rejected by the council in November 2013.

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  3. Braintree pub to be turned into offices for accountants firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Last Tuesday, Braintree Council decided to grant permission to convert the Queen's Head pub, in Rayne Road, into offices for MMJC Properties Ltd, based in Manor Street, Braintree. A planning statement, on behalf of MMJC Properties, suggested that the pub was not a viable business due to its position in the town centre compared to central Braintree pubs, such as The Bull or J D Wetherspoon, and restaurants at Braintree Freeport .

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  4. Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision which happened in Braintree this morning.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A 61-year-old cyclist, believed to be from the local area, was involved in a collision with a black Land Rover Discovery which was being driven by a 51-year-old man from Braintree. The cyclist suffered cuts and bruises but did not require hospital treatment.

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  5. Chelmsford Swimming Club end championships on a highRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    Members of the Chelmsford Swimming Club have reached the end of the Essex County Swimming Championships 2015 with an amazing 26 Essex County Champion winners within their swimming squad. Swimmers train for up to 17 hours per week, often at 5.30 in the morning or late until 9.00 at night, looking for ways to shave valuable seconds off their times to become County, Regional or National champions.

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  6. Four musicians who met by chance are now planning the release of their first music video.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Halstead Gazette

    Chris MacKinnon, 19, of Great Yeldham, met singer Lee Carter, 21, of Halstead, bassist Stephen Ellis, 19, and rhythm guitarist Wesley Stubbings, 19, both of Witham, during a meeting of Braintree Sound Academy.

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  7. Special exhibition at Warner Textile ArchiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The Warner Textile Archive is hosting a special exhibition to celebrate the 120th year since Warner and Sons came to Braintree. The gallery display will run until December 16 at the archives, in Silks Way, Braintree, every Wednesday and the first Saturday of the month from 10am until 4pm.

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  8. Football Club's ladies stay top of the pileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Halstead Gazette

    A win for Braintree Football Club against Legends kept them at the top of the ladies' competition with an undefeated record in the Braintree Open Darts League. The pairs match saw Legends win all three games before a draw in the triples, while Chris Cook and Dan Taylor won the first two singles for Legends before Ross Banham pulled a game back for the Football Club.

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  9. Woman fined almost A 400 for waste dumped in FeeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Francesca Shepherd, 34, of Belvawney Close, in Chelmsford was prosecuted for giving waste to people without ensuring they were licenced waste carriers. She appeared at Colchester Magistrates Court last Tuesday about the waste, which was found fly tipped on land off Coggeshall Road, Feering.

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  10. Prisoner of war camp - " Beacon Field Langdon HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | South End Standard

    Hitler may never have invaded Britain, yet between 1939 and 1945, Essex was occupied by thousands of German and Italian soldiers. Soldiers in what became known as "Hitler's last army", they were the prisoners-of-war, who lived in camps scattered round the county, often working on local farms or or in factories.

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  11. Cartoons and concerts...how many of 'Hitler's last army' of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Echo-news.co.uk

    Hitler may never have invaded Britain, yet between 1939 and 1945, Essex was occupied by thousands of German and Italian soldiers. Soldiers in what became known as "Hitler's last army", they were the prisoners-of-war, who lived in camps scattered round the county, often working on local farms or or in factories.

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  12. a Bus driver and a passenger had a ticket to ride on the love bus after meeting at a bus stop.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    Michael Willson and Denise Ashby married a fortnight ago at Chelmsford register office, opposite the Victoria Road South bus stop where he used to drop her off at work nine years ago. Michael, who lived in Braintree until four years ago, met Denise at the Sandon park and ride, where he drove the shuttle bus for First.

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  13. Old Deanery care home worker denies ill-treating patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Magdalina Nowak, 33, of Jacquard Way in Braintree, is alleged to have committed the offence at the Old Deanery Care Village in Braintree on June 6 last year. The home was the subject of a 2014 Panorama investigation and three other people are due to stand trial for alleged abuse in June.

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  14. Preserving Braintree's heritage in the face of a changing landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    Peter Turner and Kevin Lambert fitting a blue plaque outside 19 Coronation Avenue, Braintree, where a German bomb killed four people in the First World War Braintree's landscape will continue to change considerably as thousands of more homes, offices and roads are built in the future. As an example, it recently opposed an application for a huge B&Q countryside off Millennium Way, which it said would merge Cressing and Braintree.

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  15. Leaders are shocked by Liberal's driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Halstead Gazette

    Liberal C produced one of the shock results of the season in division two of the Braintree Table Tennis League when they crushed leaders Sible Hedingham 8-2. They had a full complement of Roy Hooper, Mark Brown and Richard Jennings, a combination that has been successful every time they have been together.

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  16. A supermarket giant has its sights set on Braintree for a new multi-million pound store.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Aldi delivered leaflets to homes in Great Notley last week to say it hopes to open its first Braintree store in 2016. The shop could be built opposite the Branocs Tree Hungry Horse at the entrance of the Skyline 120 business park, Great Notley.

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  17. Mid Essex CCG offering free help for those feeling anxious or depressedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding people who live in the area that they can access a range of different psychological therapies for free. The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme is available for people who may be feeling stressed, anxious or depressed.

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  18. Felsted pupils among top ten in country for their general knowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Braintree and Witham Times

    It is organised by Quiz Club and more than 400,000 children take part in its three different age group championships. Pupils had to answer multiple choice general knowledge questions covering subjects such as history, geography, maths, science, art, music, literacy, spelling and current affairs.

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  19. Three men threaten elderly couple with a knife and assault a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Three men broke into a house in Queenborough Lane at Rayne, Essex, yesterday and threatened an elderly couple with a knife. The men called at the house between 5.40pm and 6.15pm and then forced their way into the property when the couple answered the door.

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  20. Three balaclava-clad men barge into house and threaten pensioners with a knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    The men had called at a house in Queenborough Lane, Rayne, between 5.40pm and 6.15pm yesterday and then forced their way into the property when the couple answered the door. "To have the safety of your own home invaded and then be threatened and assaulted in this manner is extremely distressing and I am determined to find and arrest these people as soon as possible.

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