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Health leaders join forces to…

Reassure Residents Health leaders have joined forces to reassure worried residents of Thurrock of the future of health services in the borough after plans to close a local hospital. Orsett Hospital is set to close following a decision by the joint committee of the five Clinical...

Thousands raised after tragic fire

Thousands of pounds has been raised by the local community after staff lost everything in a pub fire. Over £2,000 has been raised on a...

‘We are in a housing crisis’ says council leader

“I believe the country has a housing crisis, it's lead by a system that is never going to work, that is over forty years...

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Police Appeal for information

The Police are appealing for information about a knife point robbery in Purfleet, Marine Court and Centurion Way area at around 6.55pm yesterday, Sunday,...

Architects appointed for new art studios

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Focal Point Gallery are proud to announce that Neobard Burnson Architects have been appointed as the architect to transform the...

Pet owners wasting millions each year

An independent survey has revealed that pet owners maybe wasting millions of pounds each year on unnecessarily prescription-only treatment. Online pet retailer, VetUK, carried out...

Grandma loses 4st

A grandmother from Thurrock has transformed her life with help from a leisure centre in Thurrock. Rachael Truss has always battled with her weight, but...

Tour of Tilbury Port

The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, welcomed Stephen Metcalfe MP for a port tour by boat recently. The tour was led by port Directors,...

George is a vegan hotty

A 20 year old from Leigh-on-Sea has become a finalist in a sexiest vegan award. Leigh-on-Sea native George Sear beat out numerous other entrants to...

Man jailed for axe attack

A man carried out a horrific assault with an axe and an armed robbery in Westcliff on the same day has been jailed. Jamie Sherfield,...

Do you know where Courtney Bunce is?

Man wanted - Do you know where Courtney Bunce is? We would like to talk to him about a harassment investigation and we have been unable...

Walking through the heart of Thurrock

In a unique experiment travel author Nick Corble is inviting people to share, quite literally, all the steps involved in the writing of his...

MP visits Cayman

The Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has lead a delegation of MP's to the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands, last weekend. During his trip,...

Working hard raising funds for centre

Since being elected as a South Hornchurch Councillor, Natasha Summers has worked hard for her local community. The Orchard Village resident has made it her...

Historic rape charge

A man has pleaded guilty to raping a teenage girl in Thurrock more than 30 years ago. Christopher Clark, 68, yesterday, Thursday August 3, admitted...

MP shows support to expand centre

A local MP has shown his support for the expansion of a medical centre. Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois recently visited Riverside Medical Centre...

Taste of Germany

Visitors joined Brentwood Town Twinning Association supporters to enjoy a little taste of German Oktoberfest recently at the Brentwood Brewery. The event was held to...

Hospital invention

A trainee nursing associate has come up with a smart idea to help patients keep their belongings safe. Alina Stevens who works for Barking, Havering...

Thousands raised after tragic fire

Thousands of pounds has been raised by the local community after staff lost everything in a pub fire. Over £2,000 has been raised on a...

‘We are in a housing crisis’ says council leader

“I believe the country has a housing crisis, it's lead by a system that is never going to work, that is over forty years...

Health leaders join forces to…

Reassure Residents Health leaders have joined forces to reassure worried residents of Thurrock of the future of health services in the borough after plans to...

Chair of young labour

Chair of Havering’s Young Labour Nicholas West attended the first ever Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival, in Dorset last week. The festival commemorates the story of the...

Students on tour

Aspire, a course for Year 9 students in ORTU Hassenbrook, Essex, has been given a tour of the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury as...

Mum raised £75k for play equipment

A Dagenham mum who was sad about the sorry state her park was in, decided to do something about it herself. Mum of two Lisa...

Abusive man banned from former road

An abusive neighbour has been banned from his former street and made subject of a five-year criminal behaviour order. Robert Kennedy, 54, must not enter...

Businesses will benefit

The new Lower Thames Crossing will bring better access to customers and transport hubs, according to small businesses. The survey found almost half (49%) of...

Ben spends work experience with MP

A Hornchurch youngster has spent his summer as an intern at parliament, thanks to a pioneering scheme run by a local charity. Ben Huseyin, 20,...

Good or outstanding for 90% of schools

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham can proudly boast that nine out of their ten schools are OFSTED rated either Good or Outstanding. Schools...

Pupils get media opportunity

Students from a school in Brentwood recently visited the iconic Guardian Newpaper in London. Year 9 history students from Brentwood County High School, had a...

‘999 for genuine emergencies only’

Police are reminding people to only call 999 in an emergency after we received a number of calls during a fatal collision in Chelmsford...

Young apprentices graduate to careers

Four apprentices based at the High House Production Park graduated from their Royal Opera House Apprentice Scheme in July. Over the past two or three...

New sports facilities open

Over 500 local people headed to the official opening of two exciting new sports facilities where they got to try the sports for free. Eversley...

Sport supports faith

High-profile sporting organisations in the county have pledged their support to the Essex Faith Covenant, to use participation in sport as a way of...

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