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Fallen Heroes

ON the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, east London came to a standstill to pay its respects to all of the nation’s fallen heroes. A moving silence struck across the boroughs as hundreds stood with their heads bowed down to...

Thurrock’s fallen heroes

Last Sunday saw thousands of people come out all across Thurrock to pay their respects on Remembrance parades and ceremonies. Huge crowds gathered for events...

EPUT trust not Liable

Heartbreak for families as complex police investigation on mental health case closed Families have vowed to carry on fighting after an Essex Police investigation into...

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Gold Level Autism Award

King George Hospital, run by Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, has received the gold level of the Autism Awareness Award. Robert Lamb,...

Schools and charities support anti-bullying

This week schools and charities are highlighting the NSPCC’S anti-bullying week which runs from November 12 to 16. The impact that abuse in any form...

Thief who preyed on elderly jailed

A PURSE thief who preyed on elderly vulnerable women has been jailed and handed a life-long criminal behaviour order for 27 offences in south...

Fallen Heroes

ON the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, east London came to a standstill to pay its respects to all...

Thurrock’s fallen heroes

Last Sunday saw thousands of people come out all across Thurrock to pay their respects on Remembrance parades and ceremonies. Huge crowds gathered for events...

Showroom opens for clients

THE John Ford group launched their brand new extension to their showroom in Chelmsford recently. The company who specialises in the adaptation of houses to...

A poignant weekend of reflection to commemorate 100 years of WW1 ending

ALL across Essex and East London services were held over the weekend to commemorate a hundred years of the First World War. The Southend East...

Panto spectacular

The stars of this year’s much-anticipated pantomime lit up last night’s spectacular fireworks display in Orsett. Cast including former TOWIE regular and Celebrity Big Brother...

EPUT trust not Liable

Heartbreak for families as complex police investigation on mental health case closed Families have vowed to carry on fighting after an Essex Police investigation into...

New bus for volunteers

THE Street Pastors in Billericay have recently been donated a new Mini Bus by Billericay Baptist Church. Phil Norton who runs the Billericay Street Pastors...

Successful year for homeless project

A local charity has had a successful few months helping the homeless in Chelmsford and is astounded at the kindness of the community. Samia Uddin...

Runners head to Barry

THE Mayor of Basildon travelled to South Wales to take part in the first ever Gavin and Stacey themed Parkrun. Billericay Parkrun was cancelled on...

‘Let’s talk about crime’

Essex Police has launched a new crime prevention strategy which the force says prioritises the highest harms our county faces. The strategy was informed by...

West End performer excited to be touring

Ben Evans, a former West End performer, who starred as Gavroche in Les Miserables, at just eight years old, is coming to Grays this...

Inspirational women set up cancer group

Brave women who are fighting secondary Breast Cancer have set up a group at a hospice in Basildon to help support each other with...

News in brief – Man wanted in connection with burglaries.

Do you know where Daniel Weighman is? Police would like to talk to Weighman, 33, in connection with three burglaries in the Southend area. The incidents...

Business gets it right for children in need

A LOCAL business in Thurrock is combining reading, improving literacy and raising money for Children in Need at the same time. Sounds Right Phonics Classes...

Film Foundation to purchase film studio

The Romford Film Foundation is now a name well known across East London and its events have been growing in popularity attracting not just...

Magical grotto open

Now over sixteen years old, the popular Santa’s Magical Grotto in The Mercury opened on Wednesday, 7 November. To mark this auspicious occasion, the Grotto...

50 years of choir celebrated

Leigh Orpheus’s male voice choir have celebrated 50 years of the choir recently. Having performed concerts throughout the year celebrating 50 years of the choir...

Manslaughter charge for senseless robbers

Two men have been jailed for the death of a man during an alleged robbery. Tim Smith and his wife had spent the evening in...

Are you in the wrong tax band?

Group Leader, Upminster & Cranham Residents' Association, LB Havering Treasurer of Local Government Association Independent Group. “AT the mere mention of Council Tax, many people will...

New respiratory equipment

A local Rotary Club has helped out respiratory patients this winter with additional equipment for the wards at Basildon University Hospital. The Brentwood à Becket...
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Life of iconic film producer celebrated

On Saturday the 3rd of November the world premiere of ‘The Man Who Got Carter’ was shown at Premiere Cinema hosted by the Romford...

Poppy appeal launch

Honouring Commemoration at The Mercury Mall On Wednesday, 31 October, the 2018 Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal was launched at The Mercury Mall, Romford. Standard bearers...

A Grays tenant banned from entering his drug den home

A Grays tenant who turned his home into a hangout for local drug dealers and addicts has been finally banned from entering his home. Mark...

Small businesses meet labour leader

Southend businesses met on Thursday to discuss the future of the High Street with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Labour candidate Ashley Dalton. The meeting...

Shocking attack on dog (Photos in this story could be upsetting)

A suspected planned dog fight left a family shaken and a dog badly biten in Hutton near Shenfield recently. On Thursday November 1st a man...

Full house at Mecca Bingo

Located on level three of The Mercury, Romford, Mecca Bingo opened in 1990, is now the only club in Havering. Each week, around 3,000 people...

Teaching self care to children

NHS Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group is inviting primary schools and youth organisations to enter a competition to design bunting associated with self...

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