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Braintree and Witham Times News
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ESSEX firefighters responded to more than 5,000 false alarms in a year, including more than 150 from malicious hoaxers putting lives in "serious danger".
THE family of a tragic teenager who died of a brain tumour are striding out in a walking fundraiser in his memory
People in part of Essex are being urged to take a coronavirus test when offered, after the South African variant was discovered there.
Health bosses in Essex have urged people to get tested after a "highly transmissible" variant of Covid was found in the county.
Surge testing is being rolled out in an area of Essex after a case of the South Africa coronavirus variant was found.
A woman who visited her parents day after testing positive for coronavirus has been fined.
Easter is a time for family, fun and lots and lots of chocolate - even during lockdown.
A HEALTH authority has given out information on how to deal with potential side-effects from the Covid vaccine.
New research which analysed dozens of areas has found on part of Essex to be one of the 'most caring' towns and cities.
A GAY couple have spoken of how they had to overcome the barriers they faced after deciding to become foster parents.
Police say they will hand out fines for people who refuse to follow rules about social gatherings and essential journeys.
Hairdressers may remain shut until April, according to reports, as the government prepares to publish its roadmap out of lockdown restrictions.
A MAN who indecently assaulted two children has been jailed for nine years.
THE stunning expanse, the fragrance of sea brine, the crunch of sand and pebbles under your feet – seaside walks are one of the things which makes Essex great.
THE Mid and South Essex Trust was caring for 371 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.
Villagers are set for a more than seven mile diversion as roadworks get underway today.
HUNDREDS of patients with suspected breast cancer were not seen on time at the Mid and South Essex Trust in December, figures show.
DOG thefts have fallen in Essex this year, despite social media frenzy surrounding the thefts of pet pooches.
The body of a dead pony was found in Billericay on Wednesday, leaving those who found it devastated at what they saw.
A UNION representing senior public servants is set to go to court to challenge Boris Johnson's decision to stand by the Home Secretary following a bullying furore.