Welcome to Witham




Upcoming Events

Dust off your Dancing Shoes

The Town Mayor invites you to a Dinner Dance in support of his charities (Brainwave and Children with Cancer UK) on 12th September @ 7.30pm at Spring Lodge

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WITHAM RAISES THE FLAG in support of Armed Services Day 26th June 2015 #saluteOurForces

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Free Wellbeing Checks for Dogs

Friday 28th August 9am-4pm, Rickstones Rec, Laburnum Way Witham

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Essex Police

Essex Police has introduced Local Community Meetings and Street Meets across the County.  Please go along and help the Police make Essex a safer place to live and work.  For further information about these meetings please visit http://www.essex.police.uk/my_neighbourhood/braintree_district.aspx


Entries for the Friends Photography Competition 2015 now welcomed on a theme of “Witham Through the Lens”. For more details and an application form, click Friends photography competition entry form and rules 2015

2015 Mayor’s Youth Award Scheme

Nominations must be made by 31st July 2015. Details available by clicking 2015 Mayors Award Scheme booklet

 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/

 Witham in Bloom 2015 Community Gardening Competitions

Could you be the Town’s best vegetable/fruit gardener or have the best front garden, hanging basket or container?  Pick up your entry form today from Oliver’s Nurseries, Maldon Road, or the Information Centre in the Town Hall, Newland Street, Witham or call 01376 517527 for further information.

Meeting Room Hire

The Town Hall in Witham has two rooms that are available for hire, the Council Chamber situated on the first floor and the Function Room on the ground floor.  The Council Chamber is ideal for small conferences and business meetings – an excellent venue away from the office.  The Function Room is suitable for informal meetings and exhibitions.   With a fully equipped kitchen with cutlery and crockery available for use, and a flexible table arrangement seating up to 40, the Function Room is ideal for small private parties.  There is currently availability on most Fridays from 9 am until 3.30 pm throughout the year, as well as other dates.  To check availability and hire costs please contact Witham Town Council on 01376 520627.