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  1. A mural on the outside of the old Leather Lane premisesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    Braintree Youth Project Charity was forced out of its premises in Leather Lane after landlords hiked the rent up by 25 per cent. A planning application submitted last month revealed the charity has applied to change the use of Fountain Cottages in St Michaels Road, which is also under offer.

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  2. RUINED: Boxted Wood would be destroyed if homes were built, campaigners have saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Braintree and Witham Times

    A campaign group called Stop the Erosion of Rural Communities in Local Essex was set up in opposition to a new garden community. They had their first public meeting last week and about 100 residents from the five parishes on the Uttlesford and Braintree border discussed the campaign.

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  3. White NotleyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Diamond Geezer

    The least used station in... EssexWHITE NOTLEY Having already visited the least used stations in Berkshire, Hertfordshire and Greater London, I'm continuing to downscale by visiting Essex. This eastern county has a myriad of branch lines, and it's hard to second guess on which of these the lowest passenger total might be found.

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  4. Council forced to put 25 bollards around village green amid fears...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    'She looks like she's working for an escort agency!' Megyn Kelly slammed online over risque low-cut dress she wore at the RNC, with critics claiming it looked like 'lingerie' US Navy's newest $12.9billion supercarrier doesn't work: Most expensive warship ever built 'struggles with jets taking off and landing', says internal review Gretchen Carlson's attorneys say more than 20 women have come forward with Roger Ailes accusations - some 'severe' - dating as far back as the 1960s 'I will be watching you': Muslim man 'singled out' by female flight attendant over public address system was removed from plane because she felt 'uncomfortable' Brazilian police arrest 10 people and hunt two more as they smash ISIS plan for 'terror attacks' on Rio Olympics 'I don't support people who attack my family': Ted Cruz doubles down on RNC speech and insists he WON'T endorse The Donald despite Trump clan ... (more)

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  5. Woman describes miracle escape from 'unsurviveable' crash where...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Small World News Service

    Katie Holt's VW Golf was mangled into such a small space that the emergency services didn't realise it was there at first - let alone there was a survivor trapped inside. The 39-year-old was cut from the wreckage and airlifted to hospital where she was treated for skull and back fractures and a broken left arm.

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  6. Teacher who survived A120 smash near Braintree when her car was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    Miracle of teacher, 39, who survived when her car was crushed between two lorries and left so mangled emergency services had no idea she was inside A teacher whose car was crushed so badly that emergency services did not realise she was inside has told how she miraculously cheated death. Katie Holt's VW Golf was mangled into such a small space that the recovery crews did not spot that it was there at first - let alone that she was trapped inside.

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  7. 200 more homes for Braintree - on a site the size of 14 football pitchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The four fields, between London Road and Pod's Brook Road, Braintree, are the size of more than 14 football pitches. The properties, including 65 affordable homes, will range from one-bedroom flats to five-bedroom houses.

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  8. Council aiming to evict travellers from land in Great NotleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A LEGAL bid will be made tomorrow to give Braintree Council the power to send bailiffs in to remove travellers from Great Notley. Four caravans formed an illegal encampment on Notley Green on July 10, with half a dozen more joining the next day.

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  9. Get Set, Go: Can you knit Rio inspired teddy for hospital patients?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Braintree and Witham Times

    ON your marks to get knitting for an Olympic themed competition to give a cuddly toy to young hospital patients. Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust is hosting the Rio inspired teddy making competition in connection with the summer games.

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  10. OLYMPICS: Communications Officer Lauren Nash with Patrick Bear at Broomfield Hospital.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Braintree and Witham Times

    ON your marks to get knitting for an Olympic themed competition to give a cuddly toy to young hospital patients. Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust is hosting the Rio inspired teddy making competition in connection with the summer games.

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  11. Hospitals hold Olympic themed knitting competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust is encouraging people to make had knitted teddies with an Olympic theme asking people to make teddies that represent one of the 206 countries taking part in the Rio Olympic Games later this year. The team will be accepting entries for the Rio 2016 Teddy Sports Star Competition until the end of the Olympics on Sunday, August 21. The teddies will provide a cuddly distraction for children who are staying at Broomfield Hospital, Braintree Community Hospital or St Peter's Hospital in Maldon.

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  12. Fantasist is finally jailed after impersonating police twice and stealing thousands from his employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Chelmsford Crown Court was told that yet again Miley Byrne, 28, of Challis Lane, Braintree, had been posing as somebody else - this time he stole thousands of pounds from his bosses while masquerading under his false identity. Recorder Syed told him as he passed sentence that there were "aggravating features" including his previous convictions spread over the past seven years for which he had only served a short time behind bars after breaching earlier court orders.

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  13. MEMORIES: Crittall Factory served the community wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Mr Gray, from Braintree Road, said: "I started work there as an apprentice when I was 15 and left there when I was 25. "It was good in the fact the wages were good but for the first few weeks my ears were ringing - it was so noisy, it was unbelievable. "It was just enormous, everything was going on in the same place and I couldn't believe it when I first went there."

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  14. SMILES: All the children were proud of their achievements. Paula Day PhotographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Braintree and Witham Times

    SCHOOL pupils from across the district took part in a graduation ceremony as part of the Essex Children's University. Over 140 children from Bocking Street Primary, Great Bradford's Junior, Holy Family Catholic, John Ray Junior, Lyons Hall, Notley Green, Richard de Clare, St Peter's and White Court primary schools received awards.

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  15. QUESTIONS: Emma Gooding, plan policy manager, talking to people about the planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Braintree and Witham Times

    He said: "The biggest concern we have is the rural villages becoming part of the towns and their identities would just be lost. "Lots of little developments don't work- garden communities are a good idea, we only have to look at Great Notley.

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  16. Drugs gang jailed for almost 70 years after 5million cocaine and cannabis haulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    EIGHT members of a drugs gang who were caught with cocaine and cannabis worth a combined A 5.2million have been jailed for a total of almost 70 years. The Eastern Region Special Operations Unit carried out a large scale investigation into the shipment and distribution of the drugs from Essex across the eastern region in 2014.

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  17. Dunmow man jailed for his role in Essex drugs ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Dunmow Broadcast

    A Dunmow man has been jailed for his role in a drugs gang caught with cocaine and cannabis worth 5.2milllion. Thomas Aldridge jailed for 11 years and three months.

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  18. Nine year jail term for man involved in drugs smuggling gang worth A 5.2millionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Sudbury Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A man from Halstead has been jailed for nine years for his involvement in a drugs smuggling gang that saw drugs transported from Spain hidden in lorries.

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  19. Here comes the Huffer Man: Kevin's bread roll business rises in popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Braintree and Witham Times

    To many residents across mid and parts of north Essex the 28-year-old is fast becoming known as the "Huffer Man" thanks to the delicious bread rolls he makes, sells and delivers every week. What started out as the kernel of an idea has quite literally snowballed into a culinary success which has slightly surprised him and his partner Rebecca Knights.

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  20. Thorogood wraps up win with vital singles pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Halstead Gazette

    NOTLEY Sports took the pairs honours and drew the triples on their trip to Bocking in the Braintree Open Dart League, before going on to claim singles and overall match honours. Stewart Thorogood's 2-0 win against Graham Hardy gave Notley the final singles point they needed to wrap up the match.

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