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Man accused of Stansted theft to appear in court next month

April 17, 2014

A man will appear in court next month charged with stealing items from a woman living near Stansted Airport.
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Police respond to serious incident in Braintree

April 17, 2014

Police are believed to be investigating a serious incident in the Braintree area.
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Police accused of siding with travellers instead of vulnerable businesses

April 17, 2014

Police have been branded a disgrace by a politician for failing to evict a group of travellers from private land.
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Thousands of families relying on Foodbank

April 17, 2014

A third of the people given emergency food in Braintree district are children.
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Braintree ‘a weird name for a team’, declares Inbetweeners star Emily

April 16, 2014

An actress declared Braintree to be a “weird name for a team” during a live television interview.
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Globe-trotting dance star gives workshop to pupils

April 16, 2014

Youngsters received street dancing tips from a star of Britain’s Got Talent.
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Colchester man set to face court in connection with robbery at pub

April 16, 2014

A Colchester man is due to appear in court later today after he was charged with a number of personal robberies in a mid-Essex village.
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Unemployment claims at lowest level since 2008

April 16, 2014

The number of unemployment benefit claimants in Braintree district has dropped to its lowest level in five-and-a-half years.
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Rail company demands forced me to close, claims cafe owner

April 14, 2014

A cafe has been forced to close after a rail operator demanded a greater slice of the profits, its owner claims.
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Pharmacy openings during Easter holidays

April 14, 2014

Residents are being urged to plan ahead to make sure they have necessary medicine during the Easter holidays.
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Energy Switch secures deal for £250,000 in gas and electricity bill savings

April 14, 2014

The first Essex Energy Switch has secured total savings on gas and electricity bills of over £250,000 for Essex residents.
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Man dies in serious accident

April 13, 2014

A serious road accident has caused Essex Regiment Way to be closed.
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Children’s chocolate workshop to be held at Marks Hall

April 13, 2014

A chocolate workshop for children will be held at Marks Hall in Coggeshall on Wednesday.
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Two sheds burglared within days

April 13, 2014

Police are appealing for information after two shed burglaries in Stebbing.
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Ex-coach driver calls for resignations over Galleys Corner roundabout

April 13, 2014

An ex-coach driver is encouraging people to join him in calling for resignations after £640,000 was “wasted” on Braintree roundabout alterations.
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Thieves remove letterbox to steal from house

April 13, 2014

A handbag was stolen from inside a house, after thieves removed the letterbox.
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Man tries to rob Ladbrokes

April 13, 2014

An attempted robbery in Witham has left police appealing for information.
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Youngsters to raise issues with police at meeting

April 13, 2014

Students will be given the chance to raise concerns about local policing issues at an upcoming event.
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Police launch new appeal for Jim Attfield’s killer

April 12, 2014

THE mother of murdered Jim Attfield has warned his killer could strike again.
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Emotional send-off for popular academy head

April 12, 2014

The headteacher of Tabor Academy has waved a fond farewell to his school and handed over the reins to his successor.
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A new comedy night is to open in Braintree

April 12, 2014

A new comedy club is being launched at Braintree Arts Theatre, on Thursday, featuring comedians from the same circuit that launched Michael Mcintyre and Jason Manford.
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