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Braintree and Witham Times News
Updated: 1 hour 52 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to address the nation at 5pm. It is expected he will be joined by Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance.
ANOTHER two deaths linked to Covid-19 have been recorded at Braintree Hospital.
A woman who claimed more than £20k in benefits has been handed a suspended sentence.
The Prime Minister’s briefing comes as the country continues to record high numbers of cases and record death tolls.
Train services to Colchester, Clacton, Braintree, Harwich and Southend will be disrupted.
A man has been issued with a £200 fine for taking part in a football match, breaking lockdown regulations.
A WEATHER warning has been issued for snow and ice across Essex.
Public Health England has issued a warning to keep warm as the Met Office forecast a spell of cold weather.
A teenager accused of a neo-Nazi-inspired terrorist plot involving printed firearms has been given a trial date in the summer due to his young age and the "gravity" of the charges.
Armchair critic Desmond McCarron (Gazette Letters, January 4, “Changes are needed to avoid gridlock”) had a pop at Sir Bob Russell, asking “what, if any, changes Sir Bob managed to help engineer on the parlous state of Colchester transport during his long stint in public office”.
EVERYONE who tests positive for Covid could automatically be handed £500 to self-isolate.
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TODAY’S nostalgia spread features a real slice of history.
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Everyone in England who tests positive for Covid-19 could automatically be given £500 as part of plans ministers are reportedly considering to boost quarantine compliance.
Police in Essex have been coughed on, spat at or bitten hundreds of times during the Covid-19 pandemic, shocking new figures have revealed.
STAFF at a care home are celebrating after receiving an award.
A CARE home boss has said it is an “honour” to see some of his elderly residents be the first in the region to receive the coronavirus vaccine.
TOWIE star and Essex businessman, Mick Norcross, has been found dead, it was reported tonight.
Part of the A12 at Kelvedon has been closed due to a broken down vehicle.