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  1. Braintree Cricket Club have one aim this year - " promotion.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    As the Panfield Lane club begin the 2015 season in division two of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship they will have former president Tom Gould very firmly in their thoughts and they will be looking for a strong start when they host local rivals Dunmow on Saturday. Gould died last December after a 50-year association with Braintree and first-team skipper Nick Butler said his memory would be a motivation for the team to push on into the top flight of the Two Counties Championship.

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  2. Essex welcome Kent for openerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ilford Recorder

    South Woodford's Nick Browne drives the ball for Essex on his way to a century against Cardiff MCCU at Chelmsford 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 Essex will be missing a number of players as they launch their 2015 County Championship season against Kent at The Essex County Ground on Sunday. Alastair Cook is leading England in the Test series in the West Indies; 2015 beneficiary Ravi Bopara and Ryan ten Doeschate are playing in the IPL, while Matt Salisbury and Reece Topley are still on their way back from injury.

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  3. Braintree Cricket Club have one aim this year - " promotion.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette

    As the Panfield Lane club begin the 2015 season in division two of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship they will have former president Tom Gould very firmly in their thoughts and they will be looking for a strong start when they host local rivals Dunmow on Saturday. Gould died last December after a 50-year association with Braintree and first-team skipper Nick Butler said his memory would be a motivation for the team to push on into the top flight of the Two Counties Championship.

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  4. Planning application for 1,600 homes could be made this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    Plans to build a 1,600-home settlement between Braintree and Rayne could be unveiled this summer, a developer has said. Wayne Gold, of Goldev, said a screening opinion request submitted to Braintree Council paves the way for a formal application to be made before the outcome of the council's Local Plan.

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  5. Keith, 81, donated VHS player by kind shopkeeper after flat targeted by con artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Braintree and Witham Times

    A GENEROUS company has given a A 50 voucher to a community stalwart who had his VHS player stolen by crooks. Cash Converters, in Braintree, gave Keith Shoat, 81, the token after three conmen barged into his flat in Keeble Way and took the machine after asking to change a A 50 note.

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  6. Restaurant owner speaks of heartbreak over fire disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Abdul Kahar, owner of Masalla on the corner of South Street and Station Approach, in Braintree, said he still had sleepless nights over the Easter Sunday blaze. He said there was not a lot to steal, but added: "The main worry is people could damage themselves if they get inside, because it's not safe."

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  7. The owner of an Indian restaurant which was wrecked by a fire has spoken of his heartbreak.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Abdul Kahar, owner of Masalla on the corner of South Street and Station Approach, in Braintree, said he still had sleepless nights over the Easter Sunday blaze. He said there was not a lot to steal, but added: "The main worry is people could damage themselves if they get inside, because it's not safe."

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  8. Jose Agrela found guilty of murdering former Braintree man Colin Evans in his Chelmsford homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Jose Agrela found guilty of murdering former Braintree man Colin Evans in his Chelmsford home A man has been found guilty of the murder of Colin Evans who died after being stabbed at his home in Chelmsford. Jose Agrela, 30, had denied murdering the 39-year-old man but was found guilty today after a trial at Chelmsford Crown Court.

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  9. Get behind charity's shoe donation campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Jessica Alice, 23, of Bedells Avenue, has donated a pair of designer shoes to British Heart Foundation's Heels for Hearts Campaign. Launched in connection with ITV's Good Morning Britain, people are being asked to donate a pair of shoes to the charity.

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  10. NHS Trust given 'Requires Improvement' rating by CQCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission inspected the Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust between November and March this year. The trust runs St Michael's Hospital in Braintree, St Peter's Hospital in Maldon and Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford.

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  11. Police investigate thefts from unlocked cars in BraintreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Thieves took belongings from nine cars parked in Broad Road, Elizabeth Lockhart Way and Lyons Hall Road at about 6am on Saturday.

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  12. American Kellogg descendant visits Braintree home of her tenth great-grandfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Essexcounty Standard

    Cecilia Kellogg, centre, with friends Anna Tompkins and Maggie Marshall outside the former Angel Inn pub in Notley Road, Braintree An American descendant from the famous Kellogg family can say she has stepped in the same place as her tenth great-grandfather. Cecilia Kellogg, 21, who is from Michigan, is currently studying in Ireland and took a trip to Braintree on Saturday as part of a trip to the UK with friends Anna Tompkins and Maggie Marshall.

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  13. Men jailed for four years and two months following 20 minute car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sutton Guardian

    Richard Lee MacDonald, aged 24 of Twin Oaks, Coggeshall Road, Braintree, was sentenced to two years imprisonment after pleading guilty to burglary. The actions of two community spirited residents who called police on 999 when they believed a house was being broken into has resulted in two men being jailed for a combined total of four years and two months.

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  14. Reunion on the cards to mark 60th anniversary of Braintree District Mencap SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Braintree and Witham Times

    They all had one thing in common - each family had a child with a learning disability - and their children were denied schooling. Because there were hardly any support services available, they decided to form the Braintree branch of the National Association of Parents of Backward Children - now known as the Braintree District Mencap Society.

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  15. Turner has the best of a quiet day in friendly matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The annual friendly match between Braintree and Bocking Angling Society and Kelvedon on Silver End Pits proved to be a very hard match with bites few and far between and several blanks recorded. Penny Turner had just two bites, but they were from a tench and a big perch and they added up to a match-winning total of 5-9-0.

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  16. A car has been stolen following a house burglary in Braintree.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    The black BMW X5 with number plate J3WEA was stolen from the driveway of the house in Gloucester Gardens last night, after the keys were stolen from the house. Crime Prevention advice is available through the Essex Police website using the following link

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  17. A popular former bobby has released his second book.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Halstead Gazette

    Pete Caulfield, a constable for 25 years who was stationed in Witham, Braintree, Castle Hedingham and Halstead, retired in September to focus on his writing.

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  18. Felsted's victory ends Rayne's lengthy spell at the summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Felsted RBL B have put themselves in the driving seat in division three of the Braintree Table Tennis League after a win over long-time leaders Rayne G. They followed it up with an 8-2 win over Netts C and now lead the table by six points. Their win over Rayne G, who have led the table since mid-November, was a team effort in which Andy Laws, David Swash and Dean Wood all won twice.

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  19. Cyclists to tackle Finch HillRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Sudbury Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The sprints and climbs sections of the Women's Tour, which is set to travel through Sudbury, were announced yesterday as preparations for the event get under way.

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  20. Witness appeal after scooter rider hurt in Braintree crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | East Anglian Daily Times

    The collision happened in Hunnable Road, Braintree, just before 3.20pm yesterday and involved a white Piaggio scooter and a black Renault Laguna. The rider of the scooter, a 62-year-old man from Rayne, suffered a fractured leg and was taken to Broomfield Hospital for treatment.

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