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Networking event in Earls Colne set to empower rural businesses

Braintree District Council is inviting businesses to a free breakfast and business support networking event in Earls Colne.

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Braintree District Council seeks community engagement in next stage of Local Plan review

Braintree District Council is launching its next round of engagement for the Local Plan Review.

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Braintree District Volunteer and Active Braintree Awards 2024 open for nominations

Nominations are now open for the Braintree District Volunteer and Active Braintree Awards, organised by Braintree District Council and Active Braintree Foundation.

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Skatepark improvements at Weavers Park in Braintree have commenced

Braintree District Council has started to upgrade the skatepark located at Weavers Park in Braintree.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Colchester McLauchlans of Boxted opens PYO operation

McLauchlans of Boxted fruit farm near Colchester, just 3.5 miles from the Suffolk border, has begun its short, 10-week pick-your-own season

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Leisure World Colchester unveils holiday camps for children

Leisure World Colchester has announced its summer holiday camps for children will begin later this month.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Thorrington lorry driver fined for not wearing seatbelt

Gary Webb was driving a DAF lorry in Northam Road, Southampton, last May when he committed the offence.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Colchester Castle's Murder Mystery Night returns

Colchester Museums announces the return of its crowd-favourite Murder Mystery Night at Colchester Castle set on September 21.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Colchester United boss Danny Cowley on 'system reset'

Colchester United have signed eight new players so far this summer

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Colchester MP Pam Cox outlines her first steps including Wick plans

Pam Cox enjoyed a victory by more than 8,000 votes in Thursday's General Election, becoming the city's first Labour MP since 1945.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Colchester man who set fire to accommodation sentenced for arson

Jake Coare set fire to a stove at his accommodation in Elizabeth Way when he was told he could only speak to a senior member of staff during an emergency.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Royal Navy vet given parking fine at Colchester Care Centre

A Royal Navy veteran from Clacton was given a parking fine while receiving treatment for cancer at Colchester Primary Care Centre.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Rochford Road camera scheme to catch people fly-tipping

Grant funding has been issued to finally tackle problems outside flats in Rochford Road, Southend

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Tributes to Colchester businessman Stuart Bradshaw after death

Stuart Bradshaw, who was chief executive of Stanway-based Push Energy, was found in the sea off the island of Spetses at the end of June

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Laura Wright to perform charity concert at Mercury Theatre

Classical artist Laura Wright is set to perform at The Mercury Theatre on Wednesday, July 24 for a 'One Night Only' charity event.

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In pictures: Harwich's Secret Gardens 2024

HARWICH's popular Secret Gardens event returned this weekend raising an estimated £2000 despite the heavy rain.

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Former Colchester defender Richard Brindley joins Eastleigh

Former Colchester United defender has new club in National League

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Tributes paid to Colchester Harriers' Arthur Whiston

Arthur Whiston died following a crash with a car on Friday afternoon in Argents Lane near West Bergholt.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Henry Patten books Wimbledon doubles quarter-final spot

Henry Patten excited to test himself against the best at Wimbledon

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Nigel Farage vows to attract national investment as Clacton MP

The Reform UK leader won 21,225 votes to become a UK MP in the last election for the first time.