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Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Scandal of estate left empty

A Havering Councillor has this week written an open letter to the director of social housing landlord, Clarion, after revelations have come to light regarding the Sutton Estate in Kensington and Chelsea borough. The estate has 159 empty flats which were emptied out last year...

Poor pupils years behind

THE poorest children in Thurrock schools are nearly two years behind their non-disadvantaged classmates a new report says. The Education Policy Institute study shows that...

Boy in court charged with fatal shooting

A 16-year-old boy from Chelmsford, who was arrested on Sunday has been charged with murder, possession of an offensive weapon handling stolen goods and...


Hannikins Farm Football Club

Football fire brings community together

Local businesses and residents have rallied round a popular football club after their football equipment was set on fire. Hannikins Farm Football Club’s goal store...

Officers and volunteers will be hosting anti-knife crime event in Southend

On Saturday, August 12 our officers, Special Constables and Active Citizens from Southend will be hosting an anti-knife crime event alongside the charity, Only...
Litter awareness Blackmore School

Kids are litter-aware

Pupils from Blackmore Primary School were awarded prizes after taking part in a litter-awareness competition. Brentwood Borough Council’s Streetscene team visited the school, in Nine...
Tory MP James Duddridge

Parties clash over the electricity price hike

Rochford & Southend East Labour Party have said that residents have been betrayed by the Conservatives on their election pledge to cap energy prices. The...
Polly’s appeal has raised over £250k

Polly’s appeal has raised over £250k

A successful Charity that raises equipment for children at Orsett and Basildon Hospitals has smashed its fundraising target by over £30,000. The Polly Parrot Appeal...
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