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  1. Man jailed for two years and eight months for causing serious injury by dangerous drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    Man jailed for two years and eight months for causing serious injury by dangerous driving A driver has been jailed for two years and eight months following a serious collision in High Garrett, near Braintree. Benjamin Hagon, 36, of Acorn Avenue, Halstead, was driving a black Mercedes convertible which collided with a black Ford KA on the A131 Halstead Road, High Garrett, on February 9, 2014.

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  2. Man jailed for two years and eight months for causing serious injury by dangerous drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

    Man jailed for two years and eight months for causing serious injury by dangerous driving A driver has been jailed for two years and eight months following a serious collision in High Garrett, near Braintree. Benjamin Hagon, 36, of Acorn Avenue, Halstead, was driving a black Mercedes convertible which collided with a black Ford KA on the A131 Halstead Road, High Garrett, on February 9, 2014.

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  3. Plans unveiled for Suffolk dialect road signsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    That's one of the slightly surprising messages which drivers in Suffolk could encounter in the future under plans for road signs to be written in the local dialect. The move, which follows the successful introduction of Welsh language road signs throughout Wales, will see Suffolk as the first English county to adopt the special signs.

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  4. Driver twice alcohol limit and on tranquillisers jailed for horror crash which left woman disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    A woman has been left permanently disabled after a driver who had taken a cocktail of drink and drugs smashed into her car. Ben Hagon, 36, was overtaking a line of slow-moving cars along the A131 at High Garrett when he crashed into the side of a Ford Ka being driven by Tara McIntyre as she waited to turn right.

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  5. More homes and better transport will be top priorities for successful ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    There is the potential for sweeping changes at Braintree District Council come election day - though in practice that is unlikely to happen. All 60 seats on the council are up for grabs on May 7 as elections are held only once every four years.

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  6. Former Chipping Hill Primary School to re-open for special needs childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    The Chipping Hill Primary School building in Church Road, Witham, will become an Essex Fresh Start school when the new term starts in September 2015. A planning application to retain a relocatable classroom within the grounds of the site has also been made to Braintree Council .

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  7. Braintree Table Tennis League's longest winning sequence has come to an end after 48 sets.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Braintree and Witham Times

    That is how many consecutive sets Tony Stredder had won in division three. Then he ran into Black Notley G's Adam Clift.

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  8. Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, England selects Zinwave DAS...Read the original story

    Monday | PRWeb

    Zinwave's distributed antenna system eliminates mobile blind spots caused by building materials blocking RF signals from macro networks Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, who manage and maintain the Broomfield Hospital site; have listened to their patients and visitors concerns about the mobile phone connection problems encountered in the atrium building. And having looked into all the concerns raised, the Trust went out to the mobile technology industry to research the best solution for the hospital, and for their patients in addressing these problems.

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  9. Can skiing star Chemmy's rose-tinted goggles turn strugglers into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Daily Mail

    Can skiing star Chemmy's rose-tinted goggles turn strugglers into star pupils? Advanced eye test is helping to transform children's reading skills An eye test that has improved the performance of British Olympic stars and elite rugby players is helping transform children's reading skills, experts claim. The A 189 test - a more advanced form of a high street eye exam - has already boosted the concentration of champion skier Chemmy Alcott by recommending she wear pink-tinted goggles to reduce glare while hurtling 80mph down the slopes.

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  10. Echo given tour of the vast mechanical biological treatment plant at Courtauld Road, BasildonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    PICTURES and VIDEO: See inside huge waste plant that turns beds and sofas into compost THE HUGE new waste plant in Basildon can turn sofas and mattresses into a compost-like fuel that can be burnt to generate electricity. Black bag rubbish, some commercial waste, and even large sofas are ground down, with any recyclables removed, in the new massive waste plant in Courtauld Road, Basildon .

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  11. Teenage girl sexually assaulted in BraintreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Police are investigating a sexual assault in Braintree. A teenage girl was followed by a white man, aged between 17 and 19 years old, who grabbed her from behind and sexually assaulted her on Fisher Field off Wellington Close.

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  12. Schoolchildren had green-fingered fun as they plant fruit trees in WithamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Pupils in the gardening club at Templars Primary and Nursery school, in Cressing Road , joined staff, volunteers from Witham Tree Group and members of Braintree Council 's landscapes team to plant the trees in the school grounds. Councillor Wendy Schmitt, cabinet member for place at Braintree Council, said: "Over the past few weeks and months we have been working with various groups and organisations to plant trees.

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  13. Woman suffers serious head injury after traffic collision in Coldnailhurst AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A 44-year-old woman was taken to hospital with a serious head injury after a traffic collision in Coldnailhurst Avenue last night. Police have arrested a 26-year-old man from Braintree on suspicion of GBH following the collision at about 8pm.

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  14. Renewed plea for witnesses after break-in at Bocking Arts TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The suspect - who was wearing a mask - broke into the Bocking Arts Theatre in Bocking End, Braintree, overnight on November 17, 2014 and stole items from the antiques centre housed within the building. Items stolen included an art deco ruby and diamond ring, a rose gold pearl and diamond ring, Tiffany silverware, two sterling silver cigarette cases, and silver vases.

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  15. Hit and run: Man tells how he avoided head-on smash - saving his two childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A quick-thinking father swerved away from a head-on collision with a speeding Ford Focus which hit the side of his car. Paul Reid, 37, had his young sons Oliver, 3, and Ben, 10-months, in the back when he saw the purple car "flying" over the bridge in Notley Road, Braintree, on the wrong side of the road.

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  16. Cards bring joy to youngsters around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Children at Cressing Primary School, Bocking Primary School, Rayne Primary School, Shalford Primary School, White Notley Primary School, Great Bradfords Junior School, Beckers Green Primary School and St Michaels Primary School made cards to enter into a competition run by the Christian Youth Outreach. However, once the competition was over, organisers decided it would be a shame to waste the brilliant artwork the children had created.

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  17. Braintree men to appear in court over A 5m drug seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    TWO Braintree men charged in connection with drug seizures valued at more than A 5 million will appear at Crown Court later this year. Luke Jewitt, 29, of Chapel Hill, and Ndreim Muliu, 22, of Cressing Road , have been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

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  18. Queen's Head end Football Club's runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Halstead Gazette

    Braintree Football Club dropped their first points of the season in the Braintree Open Darts League ladies' competition following a draw with the Queen's Head. The pairs and triples that followed all went the Queen's way and even though the Football Club took the singles honours after a win for Matt Baker in the final game, it was the visitors who claimed the overall match victory.

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  19. Headingham take a leap towards the titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Sible Hedingham have been inching their way towards the division two title in the Braintree Table Tennis League, but last week's win represented a bigger stride than usual. It came against second-placed Black Notley B, whose own hopes of the title have now more or less vanished.

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  20. Queen's Head end Football Club's runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Braintree Football Club dropped their first points of the season in the Braintree Open Darts League ladies' competition following a draw with the Queen's Head. The pairs and triples that followed all went the Queen's way and even though the Football Club took the singles honours after a win for Matt Baker in the final game, it was the visitors who claimed the overall match victory.

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