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Victory

‘Victory’ for Havering residents as Hornchurch police station remains open thanks to Havering Council. The police station has been closed to the public since December 2017 and was identified for disposal in the Public Access Strategy. After refusing to accept the London Mayor’s Office for Police...

Fly tipping policy gets tougher

Thurrock Council have hit back at fly tippers declaring a ‘zero tolerance’ policy throughout the area. In an interview with the Thurrock Enquirer, Councillor Aaron...

Rise in knife crime

“ I blame cuts” says Labour Cllr Matt Dent Labour councillors in Southend have blasted the lack of ideas on crime from the Southend Conservative...

NEWS HEADLINES

First mayor dog walk

Havering’s first ‘Mayors Walkies’ was held at the end of August at Dagnam Park, Harold Hill. Hundreds of owners and their four legged canine fur...

Police launch campaign for safer bike riding

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP) launches Street Spirit campaign, giving young motorcycle riders the opportunity to win one of two prize bikes. The campaign,...

Men’s shed project

THE Men’s Shed Project based at Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope have three fundraiser dates scheduled further after the success of their car show and craft event...

Adecco into one office

ON Thursday afternoon Ilford and Romford Adecco branches celebrated their merger into one large office in Romford at a special opening ceremony, officially opened...

Generous parents raise money to refurb ward

Generous donations from a bereaved parent have helped refurbish ‘Snowdrop Suite’ at Queen’s Hospital in Romford. The Suite, a dedicated place for families to spend time...

Fly tipping policy gets tougher

Thurrock Council have hit back at fly tippers declaring a ‘zero tolerance’ policy throughout the area. In an interview with the Thurrock Enquirer, Councillor Aaron...

Rise in knife crime

“ I blame cuts” says Labour Cllr Matt Dent Labour councillors in Southend have blasted the lack of ideas on crime from the Southend Conservative...

Founder of hospice hosts ball in memory of son

THE founder of an important charity hospice in Essex is holding a Secret Garden Ball on Saturday 22nd September at The Lion House in...

MP launches petition for high crime areas

THIS month the MP for Dagenham and Rainham Jon Cruddas is launching a petition and campaign calling on the government for more investment in...

Valuable donations for burns research

THE generous donation of £880,000 from the Peterborough-based Burns Unit Appeal Fund (BUAF) continues to benefit direct patient care in the East Anglian region. The...

Afternoon tea to celebrate ‘friends’

TWO caring organisations that support staff and patients at Basildon University Hospital got together at Orsett Village Hall recently for an afternoon tea, to...

‘Safer streets’ initiative launched in Pitsea

Stephen Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon and East Thurrock launched his ‘Safer Streets’ initiative in Pitsea Town Centre on Monday September 3. The...

Busker star goes back to roots for charity

Music sensation Josh Gleaves, will be busking under the stars at Saint Francis Hospice’s annual Star Walk. On Saturday 22nd September hundreds will walk the...

Man who waved knife jailed

A MAN who walked through Chelmsford city centre waving a knife has been jailed for 12 months. Witnesses reported the man had been pacing around,...

Family appeal for Dwayne’s killer

The family of Dwayne Forrester who was murdered in Pitsea last month have urged anyone with any information to come forward. Dwayne, 21, was found...

Police major incident training

Police officers from across the eastern region working together with partner emergency services took part in a live-play training exercise at DP World London...

MP backs campaign to raise awareness

Mark Francois MP has backed a campaign to raise awareness of blood cancer and put it at the forefront of the Government’s cancer plans. He...

£85k seized from drug dealer

A MAN jailed for 56 months after officers found a kilo block of cocaine has had to forfeit almost £85,000 under the Proceeds of...

Fire Service celebrated

Havering Council celebrated Emergency Services Month, by raising the Emergency Services flag outside the town hall in Romford on Friday September 7. At a special...

Victory

‘Victory’ for Havering residents as Hornchurch police station remains open thanks to Havering Council. The police station has been closed to the public since December...

Reading charity to work with more schools in area

A London-based charity which seeks to support bright, disadvantaged young people to achieve their full potential is set to provide services in more Thurrock...

Walk for wellbeing

Local mental health charity Mid and North East Essex Mind will be joining forces with organisations across England and Wales to take part in...

BBCCG Annual General Meeting

NHS Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Thursday 13 September 2018 at 4.30pm. The AGM will be...

Robber jailed after gas sprayed and car stolen

A robber has been jailed for five years after stealing a man’s car. The 20-year-old victim had gone to Byfletts in Pitsea. When he parked...

Man jailed for knifepoint rape 33 years ago

A man who raped a teenage girl at knifepoint as she walked to work 33-years ago has today been jailed for 13 years. Serial rapist Christopher...

OUTRAGE – Town park stinks of cannabis

A local resident has hit out at the amount of youths openly smoking cannabis in Grays Town Park and the smell that wafts through...

Greater London Authority threat

Councillor Graham Williamson, this week spoke to The Enquirer about his concerns of how the ‘GLA are a real threat to Havering’s suburbs’. Last week’s...

Huge blaze at primary school

Horrified parents and pupils watched as flames engulfed their primary school in the early hours of Tuesday in Dagenham. “We could see the flames from...

New district commander

Thurrock’s newest District Commander is pleased to be back in the area where she started her career 19 years ago. Chief Inspector Claire Talbot joined...

Fun Walk smashes a million pound target

The annual Fun Walk took place at Barleylands Farm on Sunday September 2. Around 2,000 walkers and stallholders raised money for numerous charities and good...

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