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Braintree and Witham Times News
Updated: 1 hour 46 min ago
MORE than half of people aged 80 and over in the region have received their first dose of the Covid vaccine, figures reveal.
POLICE are appealing for information to help find a missing teenager.
A PENSIONER has died after being involved in a serious road crash.
THE health secretary has revealed 80,000 people in south and mid Essex have now been given their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
A mum-of-three has described the "scariest moment of my life" after her youngest son swallowed a lithium battery which almost burned a hole through his oesophagus.
The Met Office is warning of spells of heavy rain, sleet and snow this weekend.
Home Secretary Priti Patel will lead a Downing Street press conference tonight.
A FUNDRAISING page set up to support the family of a late firefighter has generated thousands of pounds.
More teachers in Essex were off work due to coronavirus than in many other places in England, new figures show.
THERE are calls for action after heavy rain sparked repeated flooding.
LITTLE ones are continuing to have fun at a Colchester nursery.
A SHOCKING percentage of homes in mid Essex are incapable of accessing full-fibre broadband, figures reveal.
Experts tracking the spread of Covid-19 in England say infections may have gone up at the start of January - despite a national lockdown being in place.
AN ambitious £2million project to improve a coastal community has moved one step closer to becoming a reality after a talented design team was appointed.
THE installation of a £1million bridge which has proved controversial but will provide easier access between two caravan parks has now been completed.
HUNDREDS of patients have waited a year for routine treatment at the trust which runs Colchester Hospital.
A FUMING councillor has branded the lack of desire to properly repair a road as “disgusting and dangerous” for drivers and residents.
THE installation of a zebra crossing near a primary school has finally been given the green light, much to the delight of a dedicated councillor.
THE eye-watering price tag of a slightly bland looking beach hut is testament to the rising popularity of staycations, according to one property expert.
A WOMAN has received a suspended sentence following a crash where two people from north Essex were killed.