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War on toxic air

Prospective Labour Councillor Trevor McKeever has slammed Havering Council following a report that showed Havering has breached the levels of Nitrogen Dioxide and PM10. Trevor said: “I was stunned to read the report that Havering...

Nurses in NHS exit

Local nurses are getting increasingly concerned as a number of trainees and experienced nurses are leaving NHS hospitals for better pay and job stability abroad. This comes after new figures from the Nursing and Midwifery...

Blundell murder charge

Bradley Blundell has been charged with the murder of John Pordage who died at a petrol station in Baddow Road, Chelmsford in July 2017. The teenager was due in court yesterday Wednesday, April 18,...
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Concern for our streets

A Tilbury resident who did not wish to be named has spoken to the Thurrock Enquirer, about his growing concerns of anti-social behaviour in the area. “It is getting worse and worse here now, we...

BLUNDELL ARRESTED

The most wanted man in Essex has finally handed himself into the police in the Netherlands. Police have confirmed that they are no longer looking for a man wanted for questioning in connection with the...
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Basildon Local Plan sparks angry reaction from residents

House-building programme roundly criticised Local residents are getting ready for the ‘fight of their lives’ as Basildon Council gets ready to submit a local plan that would see up to 3000 new houses in Billericay. Basildon...
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Report shows how home-owning dream unattainable for many Thurrock residents

Average Thurrock house price ten times a typical salary A worker on average earnings in Thurrock now needs a 119 per cent pay rise to afford a mortgage, reveals a new report from the National...
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Cool to be kind

A Chelmsford homelessness support group was boosted recently with a high-profile celebrity endorsement Top comedian Tom Walker - better known as angry TV reporter Jonathan Pie - has given his official support to the work...
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Orchard Village left with no heating after big freeze

"Wholly unacceptable" "We aren’t listened to, we aren’t cared for, we are seen as the riff raff of the area, no one cares," were the sad words of Rainham’s Orchard Village resident Sam speaking Thursday...
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Police appeal after Aveley stabbing

Essex Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Aveley on the night of Saturday, March 3, leaving him with serious and potentially life changing injuries in hospital. The assault happened just...

This is snow joke

The 'beast from the east' The snow arrived properly yesterday with many across the county drawing their curtains to find several inches of overnight snowfall which has been causing chaos to roads and public services. With...
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UPDATE: Essex Police have said Christie Brown has now been found

Essex Police have said Christie Brown has now been found. Police are growing increasingly concerned for Christie Brown, 33, who is missing from #Grays. Christie was last seen at around 1pm yesterday (Sunday, February 25) and her...
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Puppy farm horror

Conditions at Aveley site were "disgusting" Two women have been handed suspended sentences for keeping dogs and puppies in dire conditions at a puppy farm in Essex. Teresa Wade, 58 of Ship Lane, Aveley, and Victoria...
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Appeal for teenager missing since Friday

Police are appealing for help to find a teenage girl who is missing from Havering. Tiana Lyn, 14, was last seen at 11:30hrs on Friday, 16 February. Tiana is described as black and of slim build....
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Two arrested over fatal stabbing in Barking

Both suspects teenagers Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Barking have today arrested two teenagers in connection with his murder. Police were called at approximately 10.11pm on Saturday, February 3, to reports of...
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Guilty of murdering own mum

A woman from Chelmsford has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering her own mother in Stanford-le-Hope. Keeley Barnard, 52, of Hopkins Mead appeared at Chelmsford Crown court Tuesday, February 13 and was found...
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Hunt for Blundell

Wanted for murder A reward has been offered to find a teenager on the run after a 16-year-old teenager was cleared of the murder of an electrician outside a petrol station in Great Baddow. John Pordage...
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Unexploded World War II bomb was discovered in Thurrock

World War II bomb Updates Below Essex Police were called to a scene at an industrial site in Oliver Close, Grays Essex after an unexploded World War II bomb was discovered. Essex Police were called at...
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Travellers causing more havoc (Video)

The traveller caravans on the commuter car park at Radford Crescent, Billericay. Billericay residents have been subjected to an influx from the travelling community recently causing uproar. First travellers set up camp at the car park...
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Rockin’ it

Facebook community invited to be part of ‘gallery of groups’ A Southend-on-Sea resident who started the ‘Love on the Rocks UK’ Facebook group last year has been specially invited to London by the social media...
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Jewellers targeted

A broad daylight ram-raid attack was inflicted on a Billericay jewellers today (Wednesday 31st Jan); reports suggest sometime between 11.30am and 12pm. Police were quickly on the scene after as many as four moped riders...
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The Great British Spring Clean

The Romford MP Andrew Rosindell joined the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Cabinet Member for Energy and Clean Growth Claire Perry MP, at the launch of 'The Great British Spring Clean', last week. The great...

Romford MP is rallying for the national anthem to be taught in schools

Rosindell passionate about British values “With Brexit came our country’s decision to leave the European Union and believe in ourselves again and what Britain stands for, our values and our strengths as a nation,” were...

in2 Theatre: Anton & Erin – a modern-day Fred and Ginger

Review by Karin Ridgers A WONDERFUL time was had by all at Anton and Erin’s Broadway to Hollywood show last night at Southend’s Cliffs Pavilion. For those who love Strictly Come Dancing and the brilliant...
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Man jailed after delivering fatal kick in Basildon

A MAN was jailed last week for nine years after he kicked another man, causing a fatal brain injury. Lloyd Deacon, 28, was jailed on Friday January 19, at Chelmsford Crown Court after he was...
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Daisy Field Squad: Campaign launched to restore land in Tilbury to its former glory

Community hub planned A lifelong Tilbury resident has started a campaign to provide the community with a recreational area on a neglected green space in the town, known as Daisy Field. Joanne Faulkner, 48, set up...
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Man poses as police officer to distract elderly victim in Grays burglary

Police appeal Essex Police are appealing for information about an incident in Grays where a suspect posed as a police officer while a distraction burglary took place. At around 7pm on Saturday (January 13) a woman,...
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Plan to merge three Essex NHS trusts

A move towards the creation of a single NHS trust The trust boards of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Trust Foundation Trust, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS...

Record number of renters move out of capital.

  New homes being launched in South Ockendon. A new housing development has launched in South Ockendon, to help supply the increasing demand for property outside of the capital with many Londoners leaving due to unaffordable...
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Star line-up: Essex Book Festival launched

200 entertainers across 40 venues Today marks the official launch of the 2018 Essex Book Festival, where Festival Director Ros Green will unveil the programme and introduce a handful of local participants. The event, being held...