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Braintree & Witham news

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Police are appealing for information to find a Braintree man, who is wanted in connection with theft.

Police have released images of two men they want to speak to in connection with a robbery at a Co-op in Silver End.

A man who helped pull a semi-conscious man from a building on fire has said he did not hesitate before going in.

Two people suffered smoke inhalation after a bedroom fan sparked a house blaze in Witham this afternoon.

Essex police are appealing for information to trace a 23-year-old Braintree man wanted in connection with a robbery.

Police officers who were investigating a suspected burglary at an industrial unit in Hadleigh discovered a large cannabis factory, a court has heard.

A police officer based in Essex has been suspended from duty after he was arrested on suspicion of child grooming.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have honoured the memory of 18 primary school children, including the cousin of a Braintree man, killed 100 years ago in a First World War bombing raid on London’s East End.

James Cleverly thanked the people of Braintree after he increased his majority to hold Braintree in the general election.

Conservative Priti Patel gained an increased majority to hold Witham in the general election, securing over 4,000 more votes than in 2015.

All the latest from the Colchester, Harwich and North Essex, Clacton, Braintree, Witham and Saffron Walden election counts as it happens.

A look at the political make-up of north Essex before election day – and as the results come in.

Results and general election news from north Essex as it happens

Essex Fire Service has issued a stark warning for people not to return to their homes during a fire after three people suffered smoke inhalation trying to save their pet dog.

Three people have suffered smoke inhalation and a dog has died following a kitchen fire in Braintree tonight.

Religious leaders of all faiths in Essex have condemned the terror attacks in London saying we must not allow ourselves to be “cowed by fear or consumed with hate”.

An 85 year-old woman who went missing from her home in Bocking near Braintree in Essex has been found.

A fourth man has been charged in connection with an investigation into a cannabis factory containing cannabis believed to be worth up to £2.5million.

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