Welcome to Witham


Upcoming Events -

Witham International Puppet Festival

The Annual Witham International Puppet Festival takes place on Saturday 17th September in Witham Town Centre.  For a full programme of performances that will be taking place throughout the day visit the website and click here to download your Puppet Festival programme.

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2016 Photography Competition announced

Submit your photographs on a theme of “Witham’s Wildlife” by 1st September.

For more information, click here

Witham Town Council Parking Strategy Task Force Draft Review 2016

Witham Town Council formed a Task Force of interested local parties to investigate parking problems across the whole town to get a better understanding of what parking provision is needed, where and when, and how it is best provided, to develop an action plan which all interested parties can sign up to.  To read the full draft report click here

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 

Road Closure

Notice is given that the Essex County Council intends to suspend the 7.5 Tonne Weight Restriction on the B1389 Bridge Street and the B1389 Newland Street in Witham.  For full details please click Public Notice 


 Work to improve the A12 at Witham

Olivers Bridge, where the A12 crosses the B1018 Maldon Road just to the east of Witham is to have essential repairs and the road across it resurfaced.  Subject to weather conditions, work is planned to start on Friday 29th July, finishing before November.  For further information about this work please click here

Bus Service 40

As of 1st August 2016 there will be a reduced timetable operating for Service 40 Ebenezer Close to Witham Town Centre, operated by Community Link.  For a copy of the updated timetable please click Service 40  For further information about this timetable change please contact Essex County Council on 0345 603 7631.

Local Bus Network Review Consultation August 2016

If you use the local bus services across Essex and would like to have your say, call into the Information Centre, Town Hall, 61 Newland Street, Witham and pick up an Essex County Council questionnaire to complete about these services.  Completed surveys should be returned Freepost to Essex County Council by Wednesday 28th September 2016.  For further information please call 03457 430430 or email mailto:Passenger.Transport@essex.gov.uk

Holdfast Credit Union

Holdfast Credit Union is working with the National Trading Standards (NTS) Illegal Money Team to highlight to people the activities of Loan Sharks.  As a result NTS are supporting a bonus saving scheme for 50 new members who join Holdfast before December 2016 which is being funded by the proceeds of crime seized by NTS.  For further information please click here

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