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Upcoming Events


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 here


Cllr Bill Rose was elected to be Town Mayor for the Civic Year 2015-2016 last night. He announced that his chosen charities will be Children’s Cancer Research @ Great Ormond St and Brainwave



Bellway Homes and The Raven Group are holding a public exhibition for local residents to view their updated proposals for the development of this site on Wednesday 20th May 4pm-8pm at Rivenhall Oaks Golf Centre, Forest Rd CM8 2PS. For more information please contact David Button 020 7592 9592 or BellwayForestRoad@connectpa.co.uk 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/

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.

Bus Fare Price Increase

The Essex Sunday Saver Day Ticket is a ‘multi-operator bus ticket’, offering unlimited all day travel on any of the qualifying bus services in Essex on a Sunday, except on services operated for Transport for London and some premium bus routes.  As from Sunday 14th June 2015 there will be a fare increase for this ticket type; a single adult fare will become £4, a single child fare will become £2 and a family fare will become £10.  ENCTS card holders are entitled to free travel all day on Sundays.  For more information please visit http://www.essex.gov.uk