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Party leader slams new payment

party leader slams new payment
“It is going to seriously affect people in the deprived areas of Harold Hill and Havering” Were the strong words delivered by Harold Hill’s Independent Party Leader Lorraine Moss about the impact universal credit will have when it lands in Havering. “I work as a...

Basildon woman fighting for support for sufferers of ‘invisible diseases’

A Government petition is underway  A young women from Basildon is campaigning to get more financial help for hundreds of ‘invisible disease’ sufferers. Amanda Flannery, 25,...

Beware of new scam

On Line shoppers are warned to be vigilant A Corringham woman is warning online shoppers to be extra vigilant this Christmas after she was the...

NEWS HEADLINES

Idris Elba

Idris Elba to honour his old college

Award-winning actor coming back to Barking & Dagenham  Hollywood Actor Idris Elba announced on TV that he will be laying a commemorative paving stone outside...
Stuart-StLukes

Beloved beard goes in sponsored shave event for St Luke’s Hospice

Over a £1,000 has been raised A serial Billericay fundraiser was in the barber’s chair on Saturday having his beard shorn off to raise money...
youth zone

London’s first Youth Zone coming to Dagenham

The project has been successful in other parts of the country Despite the wintery conditions, a sense of excitement was felt in Dagenham on Monday,...
Santa Run

Santas assemble: Festive race at Basildon’s Wat Tyler Country Park

Over 500 people took part Supporters of Thundersley’s Little Havens Hospice are all on Santa’s nice list after completing a fundraising Santa run recently. Havens Hospices...
#Scarfie

A simple trick for respiratory illness sufferers this winter #Scarfie

New campaign #Scarfie launched Health professionals across mid and south Essex are encouraging people with respiratory conditions to stay well this winter by joining in...
Sports Awards

Countywide sports awards winners announced last week in Chelmsford

From grass roots to elite level The winners of the Active Essex Sports Awards 2017 were announced last week (December 5) at a glittering ceremony...
Pioneering care centre

Pioneering care centre

Specialist centre for dementia care opened in Pilgrim’s Hatch A pioneering village designed for people suffering with dementia opened its doors and welcomed new residents...
Amanda Flannery

Basildon woman fighting for support for sufferers of ‘invisible diseases’

A Government petition is underway  A young women from Basildon is campaigning to get more financial help for hundreds of ‘invisible disease’ sufferers. Amanda Flannery, 25,...
party leader slams new payment

Party leader slams new payment

“It is going to seriously affect people in the deprived areas of Harold Hill and Havering” Were the strong words delivered by Harold Hill’s...
Jeremy Hunt

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt visits Romford Hospital

Mr Hunt praised Queen's following visit last week  Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and NHS England’s Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh, praised Queen’s Hospital for making...
Beware of new scam

Beware of new scam

On Line shoppers are warned to be vigilant A Corringham woman is warning online shoppers to be extra vigilant this Christmas after she was the...
Cllr Burton

NHS halts plans for medical facility on Rainham’s Orchard Village Estate

NHS cites building conditions as reason to scrap plans The Deputy Leader of the Independent Residents Association has slammed Orchard Village landlords, saying they should...
Ava

Dog Ava has started her new role in Basildon Hospital

She even has her own ID badge Pet for Therapy Dog, Ava, who is up for a national award, has started her new volunteer job,...
Snowy road

Driving expert gives tips on staying safe on frozen roads

Former head of Met's Driving School shares his advice With snow and ice blighting the region this week, the Enquirer spoke with Mark Lewis, former...

Tributes after death of Chelmsford binman

"Hardworking family man" killed by his own lorry  The fiancé of a binman who died in Chelmsford last week has released a heartfelt statement describing...
pirate ship

A dazzling light display in Harold Hill

Creative, decorative displays have become an annual tradition A family from Harold Hill has turned their front garden into a Christmas pirate ship to raise...
FundraisingTeam

Stanford-le-Hope fundraisers wrap-up their Christmas present appeal

The team hope to top last year  The Stanford-le-Hope and surrounding area fundraising team have now come to the end of the initial fundraising for...
Upminster Bridge

Heavy snowfall causes treacherous road conditions

A line of buses got stuck near Upminster Bridge station As snow fell across east London and Essex over the weekend, many roads were affected...
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...

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