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A former sub postmaster in Halstead has died.
A popular great granddad who has been an important part of the community for more than 50 years has died.
Some £1,500 worth of tools were stolen from a front garden.
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Braintree.
Cinderella is coming to The Mercury Theatre, in Colchester.
AN independent investigation into the trust which runs Colchester's hospitals has found there is no evidence staff were ordered to manipulate cancer waiting time data.
One of Halstead's last two banks is reducing its hours.
A woman has been taken to hospital following a collision between a bus and a car.
On Sunday, The Quay Theatre is holding an open music night as a fundraiser from 7.30pm.
A man who was in a critical condition in Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, following a head-on car crash in Gosfield has now died.
Mince pies are a Christmas staple, but one Halstead bakery has been making them since August.
Everyone, from grandparents to grandchildren, is welcome at The Hedingham Sports and Social Club’s Christmas party on Saturday from 8pm until late.
Join Bocking Arts Theatre for a magical tale of the young and beautiful Cinderella.
The Mercury Theatre Colchester will hold its annual Christmas Carol Concert this year on Friday.
Have a go at making your own wreath at some fun classes.
Two elderly people were trapped when their car left the road and collided with a wall.
Halstead’s monthly tea dance returns on Thursday to Queen’s Hall, Chipping Hill.
The Hedingham Branch of the Royal British Legion is hosting a carol concert on Sunday.
HIGHWAYS bosses have today agreed to spend £5 million on drawing up long-awaited plans to dual the A120 between Marks Tey and Braintree.
Residents have been left frustrated and angry after developers submitted plans for about 300 homes in Halstead.
A 21-year-old musician from Gosfield is fighting for his life in a coma after he was involved in a head-on crash in the village.
A business plan for the Empire Theatre could be ready by the end of the week.
One in three crimes in Halstead over the past year has not resulted in a prosecution.
Just because you’ve decked the halls doesn’t mean you have to lock the doors. This Christmas, don’t hibernate.
Doctors’ surgeries and the local school would not be able to cope with the proposed development in Great Yeldham.
First Essex has announced its Christmas timetables.
A fraud victim described how convincing con artists scammed his family out of £12,000.
Local dancer Shrimathi Susanna is taking 27 young dancers to the Chelmsford Cathedral on Sunday to celebrate Christmas.
Staff and pupils raised almost £1,000 by wearing Christmas jumpers on non-uniform day.
Make your wishes come true at Braintree District Museum’s Wishing Tree event from 11am until 12pm on Saturday.
Children still have time to enter a competition that celebrates what they love about Sible Hedingham and the surrounding area.
The parents of a man who died eight days after a horror crash which killed two others said he "had enough love in his heart for all".
There will be a village walk in Great Maplestead on Sunday.
A teenage rocker from Halstead has produced her debut album in her bedroom.
The Pheasant at Gestingthorpe is hosting an exhibition of pheasant paintings by Glynis Hughes throughout December.
Latest performance tables show most schools in the Halstead area achieved more than 70 per cent in their Key Stage Two results.
Detectives are still hoping a murder will be solved 53 years later due to advancements in technology.
Russell Watson is set to bring his Candlelight Christmas Concert to Sturmer Hall.
Teenagers have been recognised for mastering challenges in the Duke of Edinburgh awards.
Police want to hear from anyone with information about a burglary at a house in Liston, near Sudbury.
A former taxi driver who helped to launch the Halstead Hoppa bus route has vowed to try and save it.
Retiring teacher Christine Laurence may have changed during her 37-year-career, but she believes the pupils she has taught have stayed the same.
Neighbouring councils have differing views on the planned expansion of Stansted Airport.
Halstead Town Council office has announced its Christmas closures.
Children will love the heart warming tale of Santa’s Little Helper, being performed on Sunday at Braintree Arts Theatre.
Parents are being urged to make sure their babies sleep safely in light of several unexpected deaths.
Thousands more people are using Braintree district's leisure centres than two years ago.
Halstead secondary school pupils were recognised for their academic achievement at a special awards ceremony.
The closure of a walk in centre will mean extra pressure on other health services, according to residents.
A mum has set up her own tanning salon in Halstead after she became fed up of travelling to Braintree.
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