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Braintree and Witham Times
Braintree and Witham Times News
Updated: 1 hour 11 min ago
The R number for the south east of England has risen over the last week according to the latest figures, as the Government prepares to announce new regional restrictions.
THE organiser of a wedding party has become the first person in Essex to be fined £10,000 for organising a large gathering.
THE Braintree district now has the lowest coronavirus infection rate in Essex after seeing a drop in cases in the last week.
Traditional Boxing Day hunts will be taking place behind closed doors this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
DRIVERS are facing delays on the A131 this morning following a crash.
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build an incinerator in the heart of mid Essex will go before the High Court this week as campaigners make a last-ditch attempt to block the plans.
BRAINTREE received just 22p per person in lottery funding through a scheme to support the arts sector last year, much less than the average across the East of England.
UNPOPULAR plans to build 78 homes near a town centre beauty spot appear set for the final go ahead.
Money Saving expert Martin Lewis has told people to be careful when buying gift cards for loved ones this Christmas.
The UK could be placed back under a national lockdown in two weeks, an expert has warned.
Five individuals and companies in Essex have been named on a government list of tax defaulters.
A second national lockdown is a possibility and stringent measures are needed to avoid it at all costs, a leading expert has warned.
Tesco has revealed new social distancing measures set to be introduced in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Fireworks night is set to be a slightly different affair this year.
IT might not seem that long since 2009, but Braintree and Witham have changed a great deal over the last 10 years.
THE rate of tuberculosis in Braintree rose last year, new figures show.
Here are the death notices published in the Braintree and Witham Times this week:
THIS year, it is with regret that Braintree Salvation Army will not be able to offer our usual Christmas Day community meal and home delivery service.
A FATHER and son duo are aiming to raise hundreds of pounds for charity by cycling 17 miles... on one wheel.
The county of Essex has been turned GOLD – to celebrate 10 years of TOWIE.