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Billericay fizz fiasco

Prosecco Festival
Prosecco Festival accused of being a rip-off A festival in Billericay has been accused of false advertising, exploiting customers and ignoring complaints. Revellers paid nearly £20 per ticket for entry to the Prosecco Festival at Barleylands last Saturday and most expected a welcome drink or a...

Carnage as eight assaults in one hour in Havering

Two arrests made following night of carnage Thanks to the bravery of Havering Police Officers, a crime spree that bought terror to the streets of...

Condition of memorials queried

Remembrance Day service, Little Thurrock The Leader of Thurrock Council has announced a full review of the war memorials, monuments and graves in the borough...

NEWS HEADLINES

Children’s charity gets in a jam

Renowned preserve producer raises money for The Children's Heart Foundation A popular business in Tiptree have donated over £2,000 to charity after an employee's son...

Girls from across Essex and Thurrock invited to create ‘droid’ robots

Students encouraged to take up STEM subjects Female students from schools across Essex and Thurrock, were invited to create ‘Droid’ robots at Kent Showground last...

Festive celebrations get underway across Essex

Christmas lights switch-on Last weekend saw three Essex towns hold their annual Christmas lights switch on along with a variety of festive activities. The annual Billericay...
Upminster underground station

Carnage as eight assaults in one hour in Havering

Two arrests made following night of carnage Thanks to the bravery of Havering Police Officers, a crime spree that bought terror to the streets of...
Stephen Timms MP has long campaigned for tighter legislation on the selling of potentially dangerous substances like acid

Barking and Dagenham traders signing up to new ‘acid’ agreement

Controls tightening on the sale of noxious substances Following an increase in attacks using noxious substances across the region, 16 retailers in Barking and Dagenham...
Travelodge

Hotel chain releases most wild and wacky requests

Essex Travelodge staff have received some bizarre requests Last week, budget hotel chain Travelodge revealed a list of some of the more outrageous and bizarre...

Castle Point MP attends event encouraging ‘disability confidence’

Employers event was held in Hadleigh Local employers attended an event, hosted by MP for Castle Point Rebecca Harris, at The Salvation Army Tea Rooms...
AR and students

Film foundation needs designers

Romford has a film foundation set up following the success of the first ever film festival in October. A film foundation has been set up...

Thurrock community group bringing the lonely together this Christmas

Friends of Hardie Park holding another community Christmas for residents on their own Following on from the success of last year, a community group in...

Academy is sailing thanks to Billericay Round Table

Group makes first donation since fundraising on bonfire night Community group the Billericay Round Table made their first post-firework display donation of £300 to a...
The Gore Surgery

Basildon GP surgery saved after NHS U-turn

Residents are celebrating the decision After months of campaigning, Basildon residents were celebrating this week after it was announced the Gore GP Surgery is staying...
Hospital visit

Thurrock MP drops by Chelmsford hospital to see care facilities for mums

Government minister in Chelmsford to visit hospital Thurrock MP and Minister for Care and Mental Health, Jackie Doyle-Price, paid a visit to the Rainbow Mother...
Prosecco Festival

Billericay fizz fiasco

Prosecco Festival accused of being a rip-off A festival in Billericay has been accused of false advertising, exploiting customers and ignoring complaints. Revellers paid nearly £20...
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Drug operation arrests over 100

MORE than 100 suspected drug dealers Arrested in the last ten months thanks to the work of the Basildon and Castle Point South Operation Raptor...
Sleeping rough

Sleeping rough was ‘humbling experience’ for Chelmsford mum

Woman fundraises for homeless by spending the night sleeping rough A mum from Chelmsford has raised over £400 for rough sleepers after participating in Centrepoint’s...
culture bid

Barking and Dagenham launch their London culture bid

The Mayor of London has challenged all London boroughs Barking and Dagenham launched their bid to be London’s borough of culture with a bang on...
Remembrance Day service, Little Thurrock

Condition of memorials queried

Remembrance Day service, Little Thurrock The Leader of Thurrock Council has announced a full review of the war memorials, monuments and graves in the borough...
witness appeal

Road traffic collision, Noak Hill Road, 16/11/2017

We are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision in Billericay. A silver Vauxhall Combo was in collision with a grey Ford Fiesta travelling...
witness appeal

Aggravated burglary – GRAYS

Police are appealing for information An aggravated burglary in Grays yesterday (Monday, November 20). Two men have smashed a back door window and gained entry to...
Rochford District Council

Motorists will be able to park free all day

Free parking all day on four Saturdays Rochford District Council has agreed to free parking in its car parks all day on the four Saturdays...
Education Awards

Recognising Thurrock’s Educators

The fourth annual Thurrock Education Awards were held in Grays last Friday and the event saw some of the brightest lights in the world...
High School Musical

Auditions open for upcoming Thurrock production

High School Musical Thurrock’s RARE Productions have announced their next show will be teen classic, High School Musical, and auditions are coming up soon. RARE, the...
Charlie Passingham, Delta Air Lines Rising Star Award winner and Nat Pieper, Senior Vice President Delta Air Lines

Romford man battles anxiety to win ‘rising star’ award

The award was given by The Prince's Trust A Romford man has been awarded a prestigious recognition from youth charity The Prince’s Trust at a...
Cards Direct, Mercury Mall, Romford

A Festive deck of cards

Cards Direct at Mercury Mall With the festive season fast approaching, now is the time to buy Christmas cards, gift wrap and novelties and Cards...
n The Village Indiya team receiving their award last week, presented by Michael Buerk (L)

A Gray’s Indian restaurant scoops top award

Team presented with award by broadcasting legend Michael Buerk A Thurrock Indian restaurant has been celebrating recently after winning an award, presented to them by...
Martin Golding

Driving safety campaign launched in Havering with emotive speech

‘Safe Drive Stay Alive’ launched at the Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch Havering Borough launched their annual ‘Safe Drive Stay Alive’ campaign at the Queen’s Theatre in...
East Tilbury medical centre

East Tilbury medical centre saved after council intervention

Councillor James Halden intervened on behalf of Thurrock Council The previously at-risk medical centre in East Tilbury has been saved following swift intervention from Thurrock...
BasildonSwimClub

Swimmers from Basildon club selected for regional camps

Eight members of Basildon and Phonix Swimming Club going to winter camps Eight Essex swimmers have been selected for the Essex and Regional talent camps,...
Santa and the elves

Santa’s coming to town

Adventure park gives disadvantaged families sneak preview of Christmas spectacular Families facing difficult times were invited to attend Marsh Farm Adventure Park last Sunday to...
Panathlon

Thurrock team crowned champions

A team made up students from across Thurrock won a sports charity title this week Children with disabilities and special needs from Thurrock were crowned...

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