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  1. a Motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital after colliding with a HGV and a lorry on the A12.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    UPDATED 5.20pm: A12 closed in both directions after motorcyclist collides with HGV and lorry A spokesman for Essex Police said: "Police are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision on the London bound carriageway of the A12, just after junction 22. "Police were called at around 3.45pm today with reports of a collision involving a motorcycle, HGV and a lorry. An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics treated a man in his 30s for "multiple injuries" and took him to Broomfield Hospital, in Chelmsford.


  2. Residents are being urged to ensure their bikes are kept secure after two bikes were stolen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Last Monday, between 3am and 3.30am, a Mongoose Mischief pedal bike was stolen from the rear garden of a house in Chaucer Crescent, in Braintree.


  3. A pensioner said a DIY superstore will have to be built around him because he refuses to move.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Jim Daniels, 86, has lived in Hoppit House in Braintree Road, Cressing, with wife Joyce, 85, for more than 50 years. Braintree Properties LLP has applied for planning permission to build a B&Q superstore on land bordering his house and has bought the adjoining house.


  4. Works starts on changing Kings Head pub into Braintree's fifth TescoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Tesco already has large stores at Marks Farm, Market Place and in Great Notley, while a smaller Tesco Express store will soon open in place of the former Kings Head pub in Coggeshall Road, Braintree.


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

    Monday Oct 20 |

    Having drawn 1-1 with Barnet three weeks ago, Braintree Town visit The Hive on Tuesday looking to put an end to a poor stretch of form. After narrowly missing out on the play-offs and a shot at the Football League last season, it's been a somewhat different first third of the campaign for Braintree, who find themselves in 16th place - just four points above the relegation zone.


  6. Racial Revenge: Infected Immigrants as Human Smallpox BlanketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | American Thinker

    ... United States in Windsor, Connecticut. Let us hearken back to that fateful moment on the rough dock in Braintree, England and picture Joseph turning to his wife Mary, as harried husbands do when embarking with a large brood on a lengthy journey: ...


  7. Extra journeys have been added to four First bus routes in Braintree and Witham.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Service 21 Black Notley to Deanery Gardens will have two journeys an hour for most of the day between Monday and Saturday, with buses every 20 minutes Monday to Friday between about 9.45am and noon. The service 70 Chelmsford to Colchester via Braintree will have more evenly spaced journeys during morning and evening peak times Monday to Friday.


  8. Suffolk/north Essex: Rainy day activities that will help you and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Rain. We have seen a lot of it in recent weeks, and not just the odd short, sharp shower, but downpours that have lasted for hours at a time. With autumn half-term approaching parents, and grandparents, will be scratching their heads trying to think of affordable ways to entertain their off-spring.


  9. Hospital staff set up picket lines for the NHS's first day of strike action in more than 30 years.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Braintree and Witham Times

    About ten employees braved torrential rain to stand outside Braintree Community Hospital, in Chadwick Drive, Braintree, for four hours on Monday morning as part of an ongoing row with the Government about pay. Paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service also picketed outside the Braintree ambulance unit, based in Rayne Road, from 7am to 11am.


  10. Hayden books a date at World Darts ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Halstead Gazette

    Cressing Social Club and Braintree Open Darts League player Rhys "Lightning" Hayden had a double cause for celebration after playing his way into the televised finals of the BDO's Lakeside World Championship and the Winmau World Masters tournament. Hayden earned the right to compete in the qualifying rounds of both tournaments in Hull by winning the Essex Open earlier this year.


  11. Video: Essex-based Pacepacker Services featured by TV presenter Michael Portillo at PPMA ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | East Anglian Daily Times

    PPMA Apprentice of 2014 Andrew Lufkin of Pacepacker receiving his award from Rory Bremner, Gary Wyle, managing director Festo, and television presenter Helen Fospero. Essex packing systems manufacturer Packpacker Services has celebrated a successful visit to the annual PPMA Show, the UK's largest exhibition for processing and packaging machinery.


  12. Mum has head shaved for charity by snooker player Ali CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A mum of two had her head shaved by a top snooker player to raise money for the hospice which took care of late father. Debbie Chapman, 37, of Mersea Fleet Way in Braintree, raised A 1730 for Farleigh Hospice and donated her waist-long locks to the Little Princess Trust, which makes wigs for sick children.


  13. UK unemployment falls below 2m to its lowest level in eight yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | East Anglian Daily Times

    The number of people in work has reached a record 30.7million following another fall in the jobless total, official figures reveals today. Total unemployment dipped by 154,000 in the quarter to August to 1.97 million, the lowest for eight years.


  14. Rising star wins trophy dancing with her dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Lauren-Mae Cooke, or Lolly as she is known, and HGV driver Alex Cooke, 40, both of Great Yeldham, took part in the parent and child street pairs class of a competition organised at Braintree Leisure Centre. Lolly's mum, Lorraine, said: "Lolly taught her father some moves and, because he attends the dance competitions, he has picked some things up.


  15. East Anglia: Best Employer Eastern Region winners are announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | East Anglian Daily Times

    A cosmetics company from Essex and a video communications agency from Cambridgeshire have been named as the East of England's best employers. Benefit Cosmetics, which is based in Chelmsford, was the overall winner in the Large Business section of the biannual Best Employer Eastern Region awards - the second time it has claimed the title - with Somersault Productions of Cambridge receiving the Small Business trophy.


  16. Celebrate food and drink at fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Celebrate all that is good to eat and drink from across the region and far beyond at the Autumn Food and Home Fair. From condiments, artisan cheeses, home cured and fresh meat, dairy products, confectionary, bakery, wine, beer and other drinks, together with cookware and other home related products - The Autumn Food and Home Fair at Cressing Temple Barns, in Witham Road, near Braintree, is really attracting a huge range of products in its third year.


  17. Oliver and Honor take age group honours with impressive Duathlon displaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Halstead Gazette

    Oliver Swallow and Honor Rendall were the pick of the young athletes competing in a strong field at the Great Notley Country Park Autumn Duathlon in Braintree. Since being selected last year to the Triathlon England Affiliate Talent Squad, 16-year-old Swallow, who is from Halstead, has enjoyed a period of continual personal best times and this race was no exception.


  18. A mum of two will have her head shaved by a top snooker player to raise money for Farleigh Hospice.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Debbie Chapman, 37, of Mersea Fleet Way in Braintree, will then donate her waist-long locks to the Little Princess Trust, which makes wigs for sick children. Former world number two Ali Carter, who lives in Chelmsford, was a friend of Debbie's dad Barry Parker, who died from cancer in April.


  19. Heart disease sufferer George hopes blood level checking machines will be available on the NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A man who uses a machine to check his blood levels after he was born with a rare type of heart disease is hoping people can soon use them for free on the NHS. Twenty-one-year-old George Armstrong, of Ludham Hall Lane, Braintree, was born with Truncus Arteriosus, which means his heart did not form properly at birth.


  20. Keep Vulnerable People Safe In RayleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | OnlineFOCUS

    "Keep Safe", an innovative scheme which raises awareness of vulnerable people and how to protect them, has been launched in Rayleigh. The scheme, which provides members with free cards and key rings containing essential contact numbers, can be used in situations such as feeling unwell or losing a purse.