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  • "Egg-cellent" Easter Events in Braintree Halstead Gazette: Great Malvern Easter Egg Hunt starts tomorrow (Saturday)

    Families can get out and have an “egg-cellent” time this weekend, which is packed full of Easter events around the district. read more

  • Fundraiser makes £600 towards Halstead Cinema campaign Halstead Gazette: Organiser Craig Smith in the Knight Rider car at the fundraiser

    Determined volunteers have raised £600 towards the cost of a new projector as part of their campaign to reopen Halstead Cinema. read more

  • Yobs dump wheelie bin in river

    Yobs have been accused of undoing the hard work of the community after throwing a huge bin into a river. read more

  • UPDATE: Woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender in connection with Braintree murder investigation is bailed

    A woman arrested in connection with a murder investigation has been released on bail. read more

  • "It's a miracle my baby and I are alive" Halstead Gazette: "It's a miracle my baby and I are alive"

    As pregnant Natasha Corrigan lay in a hospital bed, her family were warned that mother and baby may not survive. read more

  • Democratic views 'totally disregarded' in town housing plan

    Plans to build affordable homes go against the will of democracy, a councillor claims. read more

  • Frank Dennis

    DENNIS Frank Of Sible Hedingham. Passed away peacefully on 7th April 2014, aged 65 years. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by all of his many friends. Funeral Service to be held at Three Counties Crematorium on Wednesday 23rd April at 9.30a.m. Contributions towards Frank’s Funeral expenses may be sent c/o Harvey Darke Funeral Service, Alexandra House, Swan Street, Sible Hedingham, Halstead, CO9 3HT. read more

  • Henry Roval

    ROVAL Henry James (Harry) Aged 81 Passed peacefully on 3rd April, 2014. Sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral Service to be held at St Andrews Church, Earls Colne, Tuesday 29th April at 2.00pm. Floral tributes, or donations if preferred to NSPCC or Cancer UK via A. Birkin & Sons, Market End, Coggeshall, C06 1NA. read more

  • Eric Cook

    COOK Eric 1931-2002 Gone the face we loved, Silent the voice we loved to hear. From your loving Wife Beryl and family. read more

  • Joe STOKER

    STOKER Joe 18.4.2013 Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. From Kathleen, James, Jo, Hazel, Andy and Boys. read more


    MARTIN Mabel Passed away at home on Sunday 13th April 2014, aged 85 years. Dear Wife of Bill, much loved Mother to Susan, Kenneth, Tony and Sally-Ann. Devoted Mother in Law, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral service to be held at St Peters Church, Sible Hedingham on Thursday 24th April 2014 at 10.30 a.m. Floral tributes may be sent c/o Harvey Darke Funeral Service, Alexandra House, Swan Street, Sible Hedingham, Halstead, Essex CO9 3HT. read more

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