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Thurrock Riding Club overwhelmed by response to Burnham blaze

Elmwood Equestrian Centre
Public response has been "unbelievable" After a devastating fire ripped through a horse yard in the early hours of Monday morning killing 15 horses, causing burns to several others and destroying buildings and equipment, a riding club in Thurrock has received an “unbelievable” response for...

Boris’s backing: Foreign Secretary supports Havering campaign

Boris Johnson visits Romford and Hornchurch to support new campaign ‘Keep Havering Safe’ is the new campaign launched by the Romford MP Andrew Rosindell and...

Billericay community collaborates to create moving tribute

Sales of book are being donated to mental health charity Basildon Mind A community have taken a tragedy and turned it into something positive by...

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Screen4Paws

First ever dedicated animal film festival Screen4Paws coming to London

It is hoped the event will come to Essex soon Screen4Paws, the first film festival to focus exclusively on animals is coming to London's Chelsea...
Tony and Deb Pearce, Southend

A true rags to riches fairytale with £1m win

Lottery winners Tony and Deb A couple from Southend-on-Sea who have battled ill-health and, as a result, financial hardship can now put an end to...

Winning card toast of Christmas

Mr Cruddas’ annual Christmas card competition presentation Last Friday (December 1) saw Rainham and Dagenham MP Jon Cruddas hold his seventh annual Christmas card competition...
Milton School

Pupils in Southend have chance to exhibit photography

Photography club display work in school first Milton Hall Primary School’s Photography Club is held its first public photography exhibition last week. The collection of photographs...
Justine Greening at Broadford Primary, RomfordJustine Greening at Broadford Primary, Romford

Justine Greening visits Romford school that has seen remarkable turnaround

Broadford Primary was in special measures only six years ago Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, was in Romford last week on a visit...
Protesters

Life-line for Ilford’s King George Hospital A&E after new report published

Campaigners hopeful closure can be avoided A potential life-line was thrown to King George A&E department following a report released from the East London Health...
Chileleko Osazuwa

‘Lights, camera, action’ backstage at X Factor

Live TV experience for Thurrock's National College Creative Industries graduate A graduate from a Thurrock college was part of a Bafta award-winning production crew who...
Boris Johnson

Boris’s backing: Foreign Secretary supports Havering campaign

Boris Johnson visits Romford and Hornchurch to support new campaign ‘Keep Havering Safe’ is the new campaign launched by the Romford MP Andrew Rosindell and...
Saint Francis Hospice choir

Havering hospice choir in the race for Christmas number one

Saint Francis part of Choirs with Purpose Members of Saint Francis Hospice’s choir are hoping their latest project will propel them to No.1 in the...
(L-R) Councillors Pothecary, Fish and Kerin

Groups of youths in Grays High Street ‘must be tackled’

Bigger police presence needed say councillors Three campaigning councillors in Thurrock’s Grays Riverside ward have taken a stand following increasing reports of anti-social behaviour in...

Billericay community collaborates to create moving tribute

Sales of book are being donated to mental health charity Basildon Mind A community have taken a tragedy and turned it into something positive by...
Shelley Simmonds

Billericay Community champion commended at awards

Recognised for her work raising profile of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy A Billericay mum was ‘highly commended’ for her charity work in the community champion category at...
Corbyn visit

Jeremy Corbyn starts dialogue on coastal communities with Southend visit

Leader accompanied by Shadow Minister for Coastal Communities Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn was in Southend last week with Shadow Minister for Coastal Communities, Holly Lynch,...
Erin Barnes

A courageous Basildon woman has shaved her head to raise money for three charities

A pub in Ramsden Heath played host to the event A pub in Ramsden Heath played host to a event that saw a young women...
easyJet

Santa trades in sleigh for special flight from Southend in skies above Essex

An amazing £12,000 was raised Two special easyJet Flights took off from London Southend Airport last weekend whisking 160 children along with their friends and...

Romford breakfast club have knitted winter garments for premature babies

Hats, scarves and gloves among items donated to neonatal unit at Queen's Hospital A breakfast club have been busy knitting in the run up to...
Billericay Christmas Market

Another year, another successful Christmas market in Billericay

The crowds came in their droves again this year for the annual Billericay Christmas Market, which saw the High Street closed off to traffic...

Charity Thames21 clear more than 4,000 plastic bottles from concrete barges in Rainham

Tidying the Thames A group of Thames21 volunteers has reset the record for the number of single-use plastic bottles found in one day by London’s...
Elmwood Equestrian Centre

Thurrock Riding Club overwhelmed by response to Burnham blaze

Public response has been "unbelievable" After a devastating fire ripped through a horse yard in the early hours of Monday morning killing 15 horses, causing...
Chileleko

Former student at Thurrock college has important part to play in this weekend’s X...

Essex college graduate put to the test on X Factor Live final Staff and students at the National College Creative Industries in Thurrock will be...
McDonald's

Macdonald has gone gourmet with bejeweled burger boxes

Boxes by renowned designer unveiled at Chelmsford restaurant McDonald’s UK unveiled their unlikely pairing with fashion icon Julien Macdonald OBE, last week at the Chelmsford...

Elfie Shelfie at Romford’s Mercury Mall

Character appearing in cinematic form throughout December Children are invited to be entertained by Elfie this December at the Mercury Mall in Romford. The magical elf...

Havering’s mayor gets Christmas underway at St Andrew’s market

Hornchurch plays host to church Christmas market St Andrew’s Church in Hornchurch, held their Christmas Market last Saturday (November 25) and was officially opened by...
Lighting-Up-Brentwood

Brentwood lights up

Christmas light switch-on attracts massive crowds Brentwood held one of the biggest light ups in Essex last Saturday as Lighting up Brentwood attracted over 15,000. Brentwood...

The Channels Estate hosts Christmas extravaganza

Little Waltham estate, near Chelmsford, held a weekend of festive events The first doggy Christmas party in Essex was held last weekend as the highlight...

Christmas market at St Luke’s

Basildon hospice had a visit from Santa last weekend Basildon's St Luke's Hospice held their annual Christmas market at the weekend and the turnout by...
Essex Police

Essex police crackdown in gang and drug crime operation

More than 50 people arrested in Operation Essex More than 53 people were arrested during a month-long crime crackdown. At the start of October, Essex Police...
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Havering College students gets chance to grill Tory MP

Julia Lopez gave students a chance to pose questions on issues that matter to them Politics students grilled Hornchurch & Upminster MP Julia Lopez on...
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World record is set for ‘Carols’ caroling

30 singers took part in the Romford event A new world record was set in Romford on Saturday led by The Only Way is Essex...
Essex Police

Investigation launched after Grays man dies in police custody

IPCC investigating incident The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has begun an independent investigation into Essex Police following the death of a 55-year-old man in...

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