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Braintree and Witham Times
Braintree and Witham Times News
Updated: 1 hour 35 min ago
A NEW temporary mortuary is set to open as the numbers of deaths from Covid-19 in Essex continue to rise.
HOUSEHOLDS will pay on average an extra £19.80 in council tax to help support adult social care in Essex.
THERE is big disruption on the rails this afternoon due to a track defect at Ingatestone.
POLICE are appealing for information to find a man after he failed to show up at court.
Firefighters have rescues a 200kg pig which was trapped in mud.
HOME Secretary Priti Patel told Tory supporters that she argued for the UK border to be shut to international visitors last March when the pandemic first emerged.
A CONCERNED resident and furious campaigner fears a fresh planning application could “open the flood gates” for hundreds of homes but not much else if it is approved.
A VILLAGE’S last remaining pub could now be run by members of the community after an application put forward to convert it into homes was refused.
A FUMING councillor has said it “feels like a kick in the teeth” to see park benches which he spent months campaigning for destroyed.
Plans for new public toilets in a town centre have been given the go-ahead.
Priti Patel said the UK has a “long way to go” before coronavirus restrictions can be eased.
AN interactive map has shown how many people have died with Covid in each area of the Braintree district.
A new train station for Chelmsford could be scrapped because of “ongoing and unsubstantiated budget pressure”, Essex County Council (ECC) has warned.
The chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust has stepped down following a period of ill health.
A hardworking postman is urging residents and MPs to be more understanding of the impact of Covid on deliveries.
Arts aficionado Dorian Kelly has come up with ten ways to ‘save’ Colchester. He believes we should trumpet and celebrate all that is special about our town, especially its rich history. Here are his first five suggestions.
IT'S amazing how things change.
A YOUNG woman was found by police on a bridge after allegedly taking an overdose.
Boris Johnson suffered a major Commons rebellion as Tory rebels - including three Essex MPs - narrowly failed in their bid to outlaw trade deals with countries that are committing genocide.
Essex Police has issued fines to people who travelled 45 miles for their fast-food fix.