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R number for South East rises as new restricions loom

Mon, 2020-10-12 12:24
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.
Categories: Essex News

Wedding organiser in Margaretting fined £10,000 for event with 80 guests

Mon, 2020-10-12 12:03
THE organiser of a wedding party has become the first person in Essex to be fined £10,000 for organising a large gathering.
Categories: Essex News

Infection rate in Braintree district lowest in Essex as number of new cases falls

Mon, 2020-10-12 10:59
THE Braintree district now has the lowest coronavirus infection rate in Essex after seeing a drop in cases in the last week.
Categories: Essex News

Traditional public Boxing Day hunts cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

Mon, 2020-10-12 10:43
Traditional Boxing Day hunts will be taking place behind closed doors this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Categories: Essex News

Delays on A131 after crash in High Garrett

Mon, 2020-10-12 08:52
DRIVERS are facing delays on the A131 this morning following a crash.
Categories: Essex News

Judicial review into Rivenhall Incinerator set to begin

Mon, 2020-10-12 06:00
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.
Categories: Essex News

District received just 22p per head in lottery cash to support arts

Mon, 2020-10-12 06:00
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.
Categories: Essex News

78 homes bid for Gimsons site appears set for full approval

Mon, 2020-10-12 06:00
UNPOPULAR plans to build 78 homes near a town centre beauty spot appear set for the final go ahead.
Categories: Essex News

Martin Lewis warns what shoppers 'should not buy' for Christmas

Mon, 2020-10-12 05:00
Money Saving expert Martin Lewis has told people to be careful when buying gift cards for loved ones this Christmas.
Categories: Essex News

UK heading for new national lockdown within two weeks

Mon, 2020-10-12 05:00
The UK could be placed back under a national lockdown in two weeks, an expert has warned.
Categories: Essex News

Essex businesses named and shamed by HMRC for unpaid tax

Sun, 2020-10-11 17:53
Five individuals and companies in Essex have been named on a government list of tax defaulters.
Categories: Essex News

Professor Peter Horby warns of second coronavirus lockdown

Sun, 2020-10-11 14:53
A second national lockdown is a possibility and stringent measures are needed to avoid it at all costs, a leading expert has warned.
Categories: Essex News

Tesco introducing new social distancing measures

Sun, 2020-10-11 13:54
Tesco has revealed new social distancing measures set to be introduced in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Categories: Essex News

The places in Essex where there will be fireworks displays in 2020

Sun, 2020-10-11 08:00
Fireworks night is set to be a slightly different affair this year.
Categories: Essex News

Google Maps shows how much Braintree and Witham have changed since 2009

Sun, 2020-10-11 07:00
IT might not seem that long since 2009, but Braintree and Witham have changed a great deal over the last 10 years.
Categories: Essex News

Small rise in TB rates across Braintree district

Sun, 2020-10-11 07:00
THE rate of tuberculosis in Braintree rose last year, new figures show.
Categories: Essex News

IN MEMORIAM: The death notices published in the Braintree and Witham Times this week

Sun, 2020-10-11 07:00
Here are the death notices published in the Braintree and Witham Times this week:
Categories: Essex News

LETTER: Community Christmas Day meals cancelled because of pandemic

Sun, 2020-10-11 07:00
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.
Categories: Essex News

Matt and Jack Agar doing unicycle ride for Make a Wish Foundation

Sun, 2020-10-11 07:00
A FATHER and son duo are aiming to raise hundreds of pounds for charity by cycling 17 miles... on one wheel.
Categories: Essex News

Essex turned gold on the map to celebrate 10 years of Towie

Sat, 2020-10-10 13:46
The county of Essex has been turned GOLD – to celebrate 10 years of TOWIE.
Categories: Essex News

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