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Braintree & Witham news

Tue, 08:52

As polling day looms, we asked each party to submit a short version of their manifesto for anyone undecided in the Essex County Council elections.

Multi-millionaire Arron Banks visited Clacton today as talks continue about his possible selection to fight for the town’s seat in the upcoming general election for Ukip.

Two teenage girls from Essex who were reported missing on Monday have been found “safe” in Ipswich today.

A woman from Braintree is running the London Marathon this weekend as part of the team supporting the British Lung Foundation.

A woman has admitted being in charge of a dog which bit and killed a three-year-old boy in north Essex.

Equine vet Ben Portus from Felsted is planning to run the London Marathon on Sunday, April 23 in a donkey costume.

Hundreds of children went plant potty at a Braintree shopping centre this week after a visit from a much-loved CBeebies presenter.

An unknown liquid was thrown at a teenager by a car passenger in Braintree, police have said.

Over-running engineering work caused delays for rail commuters from Essex to London this morning.

Specialist firearms officers were involved in the arrest of a man in connection with an armed robbery and an attempted armed robbery.

Three men have been charged with production of cannabis and possession with intent to supply after more than 1,000 plants were found during a warehouse raid in Essex.

Organisers of a historical re-enactment event are hoping for their biggest ever crowd – with visitors due to come to Essex from as far afield as Bristol and the north of England.

An on-the-road film screening and community advice facility is calling on members of the public to help secure the project’s future by voting in a National Lottery funding scheme.

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