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  1. Police appeal for witnesses after three-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had to be cut free from the wreckage of a two-car crash. A red Renault Clio and a white BMW are believed to have collided with a red Series 3 BMW in Glebe Avenue, Braintree, at around 3.30pm on January 26. Firefighters worked for an hour to remove the roof of one of the cars to rescue a man, who suffered serious neck and back injuries.


  2. Free broadband advice for businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

    Essex County Council and Braintree Council are hosting the advice session at The Discovery Centre in Great Notley Country Park on Thursday.


  3. Traffic clogs up Braintree as gas leak is repairedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    Ian Phillips, National Grid repair supervisor, said: "Our engineers have been working to locate and repair a gas leak in Coggeshall Road at the junction of Cressing Road in Braintree.


  4. Ebbsfleet United defender Joe Howe facing three weeks in a sling...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Kent Online

    Howe, who turned 27 last week, has just passed 200 appearances for the Fleet but it'll be a while before he adds to that tally. He did brilliantly to track Braintree winger Chez Isaac in the early stages of Tuesday's FA Trophy third round tie at Cressing Road but landed awkwardly when the pair tangled in the box.


  5. Campion ready for key clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Romford Recorder

    Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League images are subject to DataCo Licencing restrictions Campion coach Paul Larner says the mood in the camp is good ahead of their London Two North East showdown with Chelmsford tomorrow . Larner's men make the short trip up the A12 to take on the current leaders in a potentially crucial top-of-the-table clash looking to complete a double after a 19-10 win at Cottons Park earlier in the season.


  6. Fish and chips could be on the menu in FinchingfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Plans to open the take away by the Green, Finchingfield, were submitted to Braintree Council by Halis Ozer on January 20. A visiting chip van used to serve the village on Saturdays but Mr Ozer spotted a gap in the market as the nearest shop is currently 7.4miles away in Thaxted. The shop would employ two full-time and three part-time members of staff and the latest opening time would be 9.30pm.


  7. Trial begins for man accused of stabbing man to death in BraintreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Essexcounty Standard

    Luke Eva, 24, appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court today charged with murdering Michael Haastrup in Cressing Road , Braintree, on 16 April. The prosecution described how Mr Haastrup, of Southend, was stabbed in the heart and the left thigh after an altercation with Mr Eva.


  8. Find out what it takes to be a Braintree district councillorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Braintree and Witham Times

    There are district and parish council elections on May 7 and those who have never stood before can find out what is involved in being a district councillor at Braintree Council 's offices in Bocking End, Braintree, from 6.30pm. There will be 49 district council seats contested across 26 wards and 436 seats for 54 parish and town councils, with up to 13 seats in each.


  9. Braintree Town 1 Ebbsfleet United 1 match reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Kent Online

    Ebbsfleet are still in the FA Trophy after holding Conference side Braintree to a draw at Cressing Road on Tuesday night. Adam Cunnington marked his full Fleet debut with an early goal but Iron skipper Kenny Davis scored from the penalty spot to restore parity on the stroke of half-time.


  10. Burglars steal Fiat Punto from Braintree home yesterdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The house in Godlings Way was targeted between 6.10am and 7pm yesterday, when went into the back garden and broke the back door.


  11. Jonathan Brewster of Notley Road, Braintree, Essex on trial at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Kent Online

    Distraught owner Tracy Brewster launched a huge campaign after 12-year-old ginger tom Marmie went missing last July, and the appeal was supported by celebrities including poet Pam Ayres and Made In Chelsea star Lucy Watson. After a four-month search he was found by a couple in Surrey and returned to the 52-year-old in an emotional reunion at her home in Haydon Close, Barming.


  12. East Anglian Stitch Textiles display comes to Braintree Museum following success at Ally PallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | East Anglian Daily Times

    When textile artist Lorna Rand had to make something about the First World War, she struggled for a while. Then she realised the answer was under her nose.


  13. Tabor Academy bosses back down on name change idea following parent backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Matthew Slater, executive principal at Tabor Academy, had suggested that a new school name will create "a significant break with the recent past" Bosses at a failing Braintree secondary school have backed down on plans to change its name to improve its fortunes. Last week The Times exclusively reported that Tabor Academy, in Panfield Lane, was rated "inadequate" by Ofsted inspectors in the quality of teaching, leadership and management and pupils' achievement after they found frequent teacher changes "confused and frustrated" learners.


  14. 'We will miss you James': Hundreds attend funeral of tragic teenager killed in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Bagpipes and drums rang out across High Garrett as a pipe band led the way to the funeral of a teenager killed in a head-on crash. Band members of Colchester and District Pipes and Drums proudly paid their last respects to their leading drummer James Simmons, 18, by marching in front of the funeral procession at Three Counties Crematorium on Tuesday.


  15. Family farewell after fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 |

    FAMILY and friends of a talented teenage musician who died in a horrific crash have gathered to say a final farewell. Among the many mourners at the funeral of James Simmons were musicians from Colchester and District Pipes and Drums, of which James was a member.


  16. UK jobless total falls to six-year lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Total unemployment in the UK has fallen to its lowest level in more than six years, the Office for National Statistics said today. Unemployment in the UK has fallen to its lowest level for more than six years, official figures showed today - with most parts of Suffolk and north Essex following the downward trend.


  17. Legends have a worthwhile trip to the EagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Legends headed to the Eagle in the Braintree Open Darts League and had a worthwhile trip as they secured an overall match win of 8-4. A win in the ladies' competition, a 2-1 victory in the pairs and a draw in the triples put the visitors in a strong position heading into the singles.


  18. Braintree man appears on TV after tongue splitting procedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Wayne Fitzpatrick, of Gulls Croft, appeared in Channel 4 show Body Mods undergoing the bifurcation procedure which, he says, is less painful than you might think. The former Alec Hunter pupil said: "I have always wanted to have it done but I didn't really go for it straight away because I couldn't find the right person to have it done by.


  19. How Metro Bank is changing the face of our High StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Halstead Gazette

    Those who believe the British high street has gone to the dogs will be even more convinced when they find hordes of hounds guzzling treats at the deposit till of their local bank. But that is far from the case with Metro Bank, which started from scratch in March 2010, but is now growing fast throughout the south east by offering service to every type of customer - even those with dogs.


  20. Jam maker Wilkin & Sons acquires Finchingfield tea roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Bosworth's, which operates from a Grade II-listed building overlooking the green in the picturesque village of Finchingfield, near Braintree, will be managed by Joanne Rogers, daughter of the previous owner, Rita Grabowski. In a further family link, Joanne, who has worked at Bosworth's for 10 years, will be assisted at busy times by her sister, Leanne.