Welcome to Witham

Upcoming Events

Commonwealth Day Flag Raising

The Town Mayor, Councillor Mrs Janet Money, invites you to join her on Monday 9th March at 9.55 am at the Town Hall for a short service to celebrate Commonwealth Day by the raising of the Commonwealth Flag, to include the playing of the anthem and a message from the Queen.

Flag raise web poster

Single Commemorative Act

Marking the Centenary of WW1 – a short, meaningful act of commemoration concurrently held by Civic Heads in the United Kingdom and an opportunity to sign the Book of Peace on Monday 9th March at 10.30 am in the Evangelical Church, Guithavon Valley, Witham.  Refreshments will be served afterwards

Witham 2033? Local Plan Update

Braintree District Council has started work on a new Local Plan, to provide a strategic vision for the growth of the District to 2033. Keep up to date with developments by clicking http://www.witham.gov.uk/site/witham-2033-local-plan-update/


Abandoned Shopping Trollies

Since Morrisons removed the £1 coin deposit from their shopping trollies, there has been an increase in the number which are abandoned around our town. If you see one where it shouldn’t be, report it direct to Morrisons on 512390.

Severe Weather

Severe weather can affect any of us at any time.  For more information with regards to preparing for extreme weather conditions and how to cope during it, visit the following links to Braintree District Council http://www.braintree.gov.uk/downloads/200311/flooding and http://www.braintree.gov.uk/downloads/200312/winter_weather_and_snow_clearance

Take part in the Essex Police Challenge

The Essex Police Challenge is your chance to have a voice in the debate around the policing of our county.  Have you got a question for Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh?  You can ask it directly, or Police and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston can ask it on your behalf.  Submit your question to: EssexPoliceChallenge@Essex.pnn.police.uk  The Essex Police Challenge will be held at New Rickstones Academy, Conrad Road, Witham, Essex CM8 2SD on Thursday 12th March 2015, starting at 7.30pm.  Please come along and, time permitting, ask a question yourself.  For more details, including how to submit your question by post, call the office of the Police and Crime Commissioner on: 01245 291600 or visit www.essex.pcc.police.uk

The Rotary Club of Witham Sponsored/Fun Walk

The 2015 Witham Walk starting in the Maldon Road Park is the eighth annual walk organised by the Rotary Club for charity and for the sixth year Essex Air Ambulance are the beneficiaries.  The walk will take place on Saturday 18th April at 10.30am, along the River Walk and is about 4.8km.  Pick up an entry form from the Information Centre in the Town Hall in Witham and help raise funds for this charity.