Welcome to Witham

The following Candidates for the vacancies for a Braintree District Councillor and a Witham Town Councillor in North Ward, Witham have been announced.

Braintree District Council North Ward



Witham Town Council North Ward


Polling Stations


Things are changing at your local recycling centre

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Upcoming Events -


Photography Display

A selection of images that were entered in to the Friends of Witham’s River Walk & Nature Reserve and Witham Horticultural Society 2016 Photographic Competition are on display in the Information Centre, Town Hall, Witham.  The judges chose the below images:- 1st David L Smith, 2nd Carolyn Hobbs and 3rd David L Smith.

1st David Smith   2nd Carolyn Hobbs   3rd David Smith 

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.  Survey forms can also be accessed by clicking on the following links Braintree Area Chelmsford and Maldon Area and Colchester Area  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

 Holdfast 25 Bonus Savings Scheme Leaflet-page-001   Holdfast 25 Bonus Savings Scheme Leaflet-page-002

Active Braintree Sports Awards

Nominations are open for the Active Braintree Sports Awards.  If you are involved with a local sports club why not put forward your sporting talents?  For further information about the awards and how to nominate someone click here