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Billericay, Essex
Friday, July 21, 2017


Operation: Knife crime force

Operation Sceptre, led by the Metropolitan Police and aimed at those who carry and use knives, is in its latest phase this week as school children prepare to break up for the summer. This week, until Saturday, July 22, officers across Essex and London will...

‘Hexit’ to be debated at Council meeting

Following last week’s motion put forward by the UKIP Councillor Lawrence Webb to ‘regain control of Havering’s planning system away from the Greater London...

Call for harsher ruling

Stephen Timms, Labour MP has called for tighter restrictions on the sales of substances used in acid attacks across the capital’s East End following...


Easy to use - Colu’s digital wallet appilcation

Digital currency aims to help local business

Israel based tech company Colu, pioneers in creating digital, localised currencies have recently launched a new currency in the UK - the Local Pound,...
School leading the way on rights

School leading the way on rights

A Primary School in Dagenham has received the prestigious UNICEF UK Rights Respecting Schools Award Level 1, one of only 1000 schools nationwide to...

Swimmers going for gold

Youngsters from a local swimming club have qualified for the British Summer Championships 2017 in Sheffield. The swimmers from the Basildon and Phoenix Swimming Club,...

MP calls for more action after traveller incursions

Stephen Metcalfe, local MP for South Basildon & East Thurrock has called for more joined up action to tackle traveller incursions. Mr Metcalfe is opening...

New Homes Built

Three new homes will be built in place of underused garages in Basildon after a planning application was approved by the council’s planning committee...
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