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Man admits to online grooming

Credit: CSE Interceptors
A man from Basildon has pleaded guilty to a series of online child sex offences when approached by Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Interceptors. Paul Bryant of Drewsgreen, Basildon was arrested by officers on Thursday, June 14. He was remanded and sent before the judge at Basildon...

Let them fly flag

The Romford MP has hit out at a school’s refusal to allow children to fly the St George’s flag during the World Cup saying...

Mindless arson at club

Club falls victim to vandals Over £7500 worth of damage has been caused by arson at a much loved community football club run entirely by...

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Brentwood couple reaching a platinum landmark

A couple from Brentwood celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently. Bob and Beryl Saunders originally met and lived in London. Kerry Toulson the manager of...

Billericay gym looks in great shape

A gym in Billericay has been brought out by two businessmen who are very excited by what the future holds for the gym. Studio 360...

MP helping to keep horse riders safe

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois recently spent a Sunday morning supporting an awareness ride held by the Canewdon Equestrian’s to help promote the...

Armed robbers get more than a decade behind bars

Brave employee was able to raise alarm Two men who tried to rob a newsagent in Rayleigh armed with a gun and an axe have...

A musical feast at Langtons

It was a full house at Langtons Summer Concert on Sunday, June 10, as Havering’s community came out to listen to the annual performance...

Helping Thurrock get its smile back

Debbie Farrell, the Lead Regional Manager for Essex ‘Career Ready’ organisation and Julia Wright, Thurrock Adult Community College’s Family Learning Manager have been collaborating...

The council threatening to evict mentally ill resident

“I suffer with PTSD and I’m bi-polar" A woman living on a Harold Hill estate could now be made homeless following the cancellation of all...

Dads plan on taking on 100-mile epic cycle to raise money for Harrison’s Fund

Getting on their bikes for George Eleven dads from Essex will be saddling up this July to ride the 100-mile course from London to Surrey...

Gang terrorises neighbourhood with flagrant drink and drug use on Barking estate

Residents on the Faircross Estate in Barking have called for vigilantes to be bought in following an increase in anti-social behaviour. Locals have complained about...
Let them fly flag

Let them fly flag

The Romford MP has hit out at a school’s refusal to allow children to fly the St George’s flag during the World Cup saying...

Thurrock council celebrates Essex Pride

Thurrock Council is flying the rainbow flag at the Civic Offices to celebrate Essex Pride The flag raising ceremony, which took place on Friday, June...

Mindless arson at club

Club falls victim to vandals Over £7500 worth of damage has been caused by arson at a much loved community football club run entirely by...

FA chief honours former Thurrock councillor for long service to Tilbury Town FC

Ex-Thurrock Independent, Chris Baker, was presented with an award on Wednesday, June 6, at the Thurrock Association Sunday Leagues AGM at Tilbury Town Football...

Billericay mum holding wellbeing day for parents

Help for Essex mums and dads A mum from Billericay is organising a wellness and education day for parents and their children who suffer from...

Emotions run high at historic ceremony in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham The Dagenham women who made history 50 years ago by striking in order to get equal pay were reunited at an emotional...

Another massive turnout at borough carnival

Around 5,000 people attended Brentwood’s Strawberry Fair on Saturday, June 16 The event, on Shenfield Common, was helped by good weather and a packed line-up...

Resident artist documents V Festival heroes in new Chelmsford exhibition

Painting with stars Can you imagine sharing the stage with Ed Sheeran or Tom Jones? Artist James Wilkinson knows exactly what it’s like, he’s painted...

Evicted: zero tolerance for council tenant growing drugs

A resident from Dagenham has been evicted from his council property after police discovered a large quantity of cannabis growing in his garden, bedroom...
Credit: CSE Interceptors

Man admits to online grooming

A man from Basildon has pleaded guilty to a series of online child sex offences when approached by Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Interceptors. Paul Bryant...

Her Majesty herself bestows great honour on Romford nurse

Queen's star nurse Queen’s Hospital proud Chief Nurse whose 37-year career has included treating victims of the London bombings and meeting royalty has received an...

Leading Billericay community group showcases opportunities to get involved

Volunteer network A volunteer group in Billericay held a successful network day on Saturday, June 16 providing information about all the good work they do. Volunteer...

MALDON: CCTV appeal; Silver Street

The Police would like to talk to this man in connection with an assault in the grounds of Blue Boar pub, in Silver Street, Maldon. Two men,...

Abuser jailed for multiple offences

A man from Basildon has been jailed for 18 months for domestic related offences including controlling his former partner’s access to her phone, clothes,...

Business networking express

A World Cup winning rugby player was part of the latest Essex Chambers of Commerce Discovering Business in Essex Exhibition held at Chelmsford City...

Schoolboy performers wow industry experts

Two schoolboys from Essex have a lot to celebrate after securing places at a full-time drama school in London. Josh Warden, 15 (above) from Wickford...

Strictly ballroom Essex

US television's 'Dancing with the Stars' judge Gary Edwards is back in Essex campaigning to get Britain dancing. Dubbed the 'Ballroom Giant' because of his...

Barking folkies make festival the best ever

Record crowds made it to the Barking Folk Festival making it one of the best ever attended events in the borough. The weather gods were...

From Russia with love

Forget Harry Kane, Lionel Messi and Neymar; now is your chance to become the leading marksman ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Barking and...

Hospice offers carer support

During Carer's Week one devoted wife is keen to let other carers, who may be struggling to cope, know about how one local hospice...

Keeping it local

Essex residents are being encouraged to shop locally during a supermarkets annual Sourced Locally Fortnight. The award-winning initiative, which showcases produce from local suppliers, takes...

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