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Friday, July 21, 2017

‘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...

£1 Million handbags fraud

Thurrock Council’s trading standards team has completed a four-year counterfeit investigation involving five local people suspected of importing, manufacturing, distributing and selling counterfeit handbags,...

Runner’s Trek FOR REFUGEES

The Southend half-marathon took place on Sunday and as the crowds gathered and the runners prepared for the starting gun, one competitor was facing...

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...

Relay For Life

To mark this month’s annual Cancer UK’s Southend Relay for Life, one young cancer survivor has shared her story in the hope of raising...

Huge fines imposed on Upminster waste-tippers

The Environment Agency has successfully prosecuted two men and their company for illegal waste-tipping and storage at two Essex farms. The £175,000 fine imposed is...
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