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BID Manager, Adrian Cousins Talks Defibrillators with BBC Essex Radio

June 15, 2021

On Monday 14 June 2021, our BID Manager, Adrian Cousins, was…

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Why is BID Status Necessary?

June 16, 2021

Why is BID status necessary for Witham's industrial estates?

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Facebook Page Launched

June 15, 2021

We've got a new Facebook page!  Check it when you…

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What exactly is a BID?

June 15, 2021

BID stands for "Business Improvement District". This scheme…

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Yellow Warning for Thunderstorms 16-18 June 2021

June 15, 2021

The current heatwave could well be short-lived as the Met…

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A Warm Welcome to New Office Administrator

June 15, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Clair Tomalin to Witham Industrial…

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“YES” vote Success

July 31, 2019

The result of the Business Improvement District (BID) vote…

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Launch of Business Improvement District (BID) 2019-24

March 6, 2019

“Vote YES” was the theme of the Launch of Witham…

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Restart a Heart Day

October 16, 2018

Tuesday 16th October is Restart a Heart Day.

WIW are…

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WIW Actions & Achievements

August 22, 2018

Where the money goes but what will be next on the “wish…

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MP Priti Patel supporting WIW

August 2, 2018

We had the pleasure of meeting MP Priti Patel this morning.

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Recycle for Essex - do your bit!

July 30, 2018

We hear about recycling all around us. By completing…

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Criminals about!

July 16, 2018

Unfortunately, we see the return of the entry into buildings…

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Do you know how to use a Defibrillator? WIW members do!

June 14, 2018

WIW ran its fifth Defibrilator & CPR course today.

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Latest crime in the area – lead thefts from businesses

March 29, 2018

Spring is here accompanied by an increase in theft and disruption…

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New first aid kits

March 19, 2018

These great new first aid kits are installed in all of the…

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Town Mayor and Inspector Visit WIW

December 5, 2017

The Mayor of Witham Cllr Mrs JoAnn Williams met members of…

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Braintree Council invests in deterrent

August 4, 2017

Braintree District Council (BDC) has announced plans to invest…

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Be aware - Bike thieves are about

May 15, 2017

The theft of a bicycle is frustrating and costly - whether…

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Empty your van/car before someone else does

December 21, 2016

Thefts from vans – day or night – cause loss of…

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Tons of Waste

November 7, 2016

BBC Essex reported accounts of very large quantities of waste…

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“Over-inflating Annie” – not after our C P R training

November 7, 2016

WIW recently provided a free CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation training…

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Thieves aiming at new targets

June 30, 2016

It is reassuring the learn that there were no reports of crime…

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Has WIW broken the record?  8 Defibs!

May 6, 2016

Is there any other industrial area of a similar size to the…

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Advertising and sponsorship

November 9, 2015

WIW’s members have funded large road signs indicating…

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New Funding means more cameras

September 15, 2015

Match funding of £25,000 has been received from Braintree…

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Commercial Property - Investment Market

March 19, 2015

WIW members were recently given a brief update on the commercial…

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Parking: the car at rest versus lorry movements

December 22, 2014

Parking issues on industrial estates, especially in Witham,…

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Parking on footpath


November 14, 2014

Parking for employees, parking for visitors, parking for delivery…

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Good news for BID 2014-2019

August 1, 2014

The success of the YES vote for the WIW Business Improvement…

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