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Operation Raptor capture cuckooing criminals

Hackney man caught in Laindon A DRUG dealer who ‘cuckooed’ the home of a vulnerable person, using it as a base to supply the Class A drugs heroin and crack cocaine, has been jailed for...

Youngsters help pay tribute to armed services

Year 6 and Year 3 pupils from Parklands School in Romford joined Havering VIP’s as they raised the armed services flag outside Havering Town Hall on Monday, June 26. Local VIP’s were joined by the...

In fear of who’s next

“This has to stop, how many more children have to die before something is done?” pleaded one mother as she was on her way to collect her seven year old son. This comes just...

‘We fear who is next?’

“This has to stop, how many more children have to die before something is done?” pleaded one mother as she was on her way to collect her seven year old son and witnessed police...
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Let them fly flag

The Romford MP has hit out at a school’s refusal to allow children to fly the St George’s flag during the World Cup saying ‘enough is enough’. Mr Rosindell, who has campaigned tirelessly since his...

Mindless arson at club

Club falls victim to vandals Over £7500 worth of damage has been caused by arson at a much loved community football club run entirely by volunteers. On Sunday, June 10, at around 8pm, committee members of...

Stop the closure

Thurrock Independents Leader has praised the staff at Orsett Hospital following a recent visit there, and is demanding political leaders condemn the plans to close it. Councillor Luke Spillman said “I recently attended Basildon Hospital...

Havering’s royal appointment

It was a very royal occasion on Tuesday, June 12, as His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent paid a special visit to Havering. His Royal Highness visited three different locations in the borough to...

Crime up as budget cuts bite

The MP for Elm Park has spoken out against the stabbings and increase in violence the area has seen over the last few weeks. Jon Cruddas, the Rainham and Dagenham MP told The Enquirer: “I...

Autistic kids lack support

Exclusions of children with autism have increased by over 60% across the Essex over the past five years, new data has revealed. Latest figures show 535 pupils with autism were excluded in one year -...
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Police are nowhere to be seen

Thurrock Independant’s new Party Leader Councillor Luke Spillman has expressed his concerns on the police budget cuts that have ‘forced the police to almost entirely withdraw from public spaces’. Councillor Spillman attended the public meeting...
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Vicious Graffiti attack

Political violence and hate crimes reared their ugly heads across Havering again this weekend as ‘vicious’ graffiti was left across parts of the Orchard Village Estate in Rainham against Independent Conservative Councillor Michael Deon...

Toxic caterpillars in Hornchurch

An infestation of caterpillars has struck a park in Hornchurch causing severe concerns to the many local residents who use this popular green space. St Andrews Park, in Hornchurch has seen a tree completely taken...

Meeting held in wake of Southend murder

Fatal stabbing of Fabian Kacica Residents have been thanked for attending a public meeting that was held to discuss the community‘s concerns following the murder of a man in Southend. About 30 people attended the meeting...

Youth gang chaos: Rainham school under lockdown with armed gang outside

'Hammers, knives, baseball bats and bottles of acid' A parent has praised a Rainham school that went into lock down following a gang of youths appearing outside the school entrance armed with what is believed...

Thurrock fly-tipping ‘out of control’

Abandoned waste poses danger A local business has hit out at Thurrock council’s failure to combat fly tipping on the industrial estate in Stanford le Hope, stating it has become ‘hazardous’ for staff and customers. The...

Romford nurse awarded with OBE

Director of Midwifery at BHRUHT “Out of this world,” said the local hospital Director of Midwifery, as she collected her OBE from Princess Anne. Wendy Matthews, the Deputy Chief Nurse and Director of Midwifery at Barking,...
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Grays turns red after local elections

Labour perform well Thurrock Labour were celebrating this week after making big gains at the local elections last Thursday May 3, including defeating the Conservative Mayor in South Chafford. Labour held all six of the wards...
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‘Team 21’ Havering vic-Tory

Tories increase number of councillors 'We saved Havering' were the words of Romford MP Andrew Rosindell having had all twenty one of his prospective Conservative councillors elected at the local elections last Thursday May 3. At...

CARDIAC SURVIVORS

A teenage cardiac arrest survivor is joining a Guinness World Record Attempt to bring together over 50 cardiac arrest survivors. Supporting the charity Sudden Adult Death Trust (SADS UK), nineteen year old Billericay resident Ellie...

JEREMY’S SUPPORT

Labour candidates received an added boost as party leader Jeremy Corbyn came to Thurrock this week. The Labour leader came to give his local prospective councillor candidates support, as they battle it out for the...

Too afraid to go out

Following the Thurrock Enquirer’s front page last week, a local Grays resident who did not wish to be named, has spoken about her concern for Grays and how she feels ‘it is not a...

Traveller Disruption

Havering has seen a week of frenetic illegal encampment activity by travellers which also saw a local man threatened with a ‘shotgun’. Thanks to the hard work of the East Area Command Unit, this has...

School in plea for funds

A Deputy Headteacher and Chairperson of a school in Hornchurch have put out a desperate, heartbreaking plea to help them raise £100,000 to build a playground for their pupils. Harrow Lodge Primary school in Rainsford...
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Commit to safer streets

Following the Enquirer’s two front pages tackling the increase in crime and anti social behaviour in Thurrock and the number of diminishing PCSO’s in the area, the Enquirer heard from Chief Inspector Richard Baxter,...
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Pensioner stuck in flat for 10 days

Let down A disabled pensioner who struggles to breath and has heart problems, was left stranded on the fourth floor of a block of flats as the only lift in the building was out of...
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Rejected Invisible illnesses still not recognised

A woman who struggles on a daily basis from invisible illnesses has been rejected for the third time for Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Amanda Flannery, 25, suffers from fibromyalgia and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)...
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Off the Beat

''Reinstate the officers'' “We need to reinstate the officers that we have lost, the Prime Minster has created a situation where the police are no longer able to do their jobs and crime is rising” were...
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Teachers helping kids survive

'Low cost food clubs' With one in five schools now running ‘low cost food clubs’, poverty in east London boroughs has now become part of everyday life. Teachers wash pupil’s clothes, many schools now have washing...
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Predatory paedophile posed as celebrities to target girls

"Burrisson manipulated young girls into degrading acts for his own twisted gratification" A predator who posed as celebrities to target girls online and persuade them to send nude pictures of themselves has been jailed. Mark Burrisson,...