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Braintree and Witham Times News
Updated: 38 min 1 sec ago
A DRIVER swerved across motorway lanes and crashed into a tree - leaving one passenger paralysed from the waist down.
THE emergency services are at the scene of a three-vehicle crash which has closed the B1418 at Bicknacre.
A TOTAL of 40 Essex County Council employees took home £100,000 or more last year, it has been revealed.
WORK will soon begin on a new housing development which will bring 150 homes to Witham.
The benefits of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine continue to outweigh any risks for most people, the UK medicines watchdog has said, as European regulators ruled that unusual blood clots were “very rare side effects” of the jab.
Essex County Council has confirmed when its park and ride services in Colchester and Chelmsford will restart.
A UNIQUE jumble sale ideal for boating fanatics will take place later this month at a new location.
Primark will offer extended opening hours when it reopens its shops in England and Wales next week.
ONE of our top tourist attractions is celebrating after a busy Easter weekend.
TWO inspirational youngsters have raised more than £4,000 for the doctors and nurses who cared for their late dad.
A POPULAR shopping outlet is preparing to safely reopening after Boris Johnson confirmed the next stage of lockdown lifting in England will take place from next Monday.
The warning comes as investigations continue into potential links between the AstraZeneca jab and blood clots.
Royal Mail and Hermes have responded to reports that undelivered parcels are being sold on eBay.
GROUPS set up to help struggling families with vital items for new-born babies and children have been “inundated” with requests.
A TikTok post by influencers The Wave House promoting fashion retailer Pretty Little Thing has been banned after the group failed to clearly mark it as an advert.
There are delays on the M25 in Essex this morning after a crash between the junctions for the M11 and A12.
THE gap between average earnings and house prices hit a record high last year, figures reveal.
Many areas around towns and villages in the Braintree district are changing fast due to development. We do need new homes and employment sites, but all too often once sites are in the hands of developers, trees and hedges are cut down and ponds filled in.
FIREFIGHTERS and police officers across Essex are set to receive a £100 ‘Covid bonus’ in recognition of their work during trying times throughout the pandemic.
Lockdown may be easing but it is clear we will all need to get used to being tested for coronavirus.