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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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More Organ Donors Needed

Families in Essex are being urged to talk this week which is Organ Donation Week as new figures show 56 people from the area have died waiting for a transplant in the last five...

Shop watch

A ‘shop watch’ has been launched in the Farnham Road area of Harold Hill to help combat the spate of anti-social behaviour. The new system is the idea of the Gooshays Safer Neighbourhood Ward, in...

World record

Celebrations have begun as 127 cardiac arrest survivors become official Guinness World Record holders. The attempt to gather the largest number of cardiac arrest survivors in one place happened on Saturday 9 June this year...

Crackdown on lorries

Inconsiderate and selfish lorry drivers who illegally park along the Manorway in Stanford Le Hope, will have to look elsewhere as Thurrock Council cracks down and preventative measures are put in place. A scheme to...

Health leaders join forces to…

Reassure Residents Health leaders have joined forces to reassure worried residents of Thurrock of the future of health services in the borough after plans to close a local hospital. Orsett Hospital is set to close following...

1st Pride March – With Video

Havering witnessed a whole new experience last Saturday as Romford hosted the borough's very first Pride March. Hundreds came out to participate and many came to watch and support the borough's LGBTQ+ community which produced...

Glamour comes to Essex – ENQUIRER EXCLUSIVE

Essex is on route to having its very own ‘Walk of Fame’. Just like the Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame’ with all the stars on the ground with celebrity names, Essex could soon be the first...

Bottled it

100’s of bottles dumped outside recycling bank: ‘disgusting’ Locals shopping in Roneo Corner have branded the bottles being dumped outside of the recycling banks as ‘disgusting’. For several weeks in a row residents have taken hundreds...

Rosindell: ‘I want Sadiq’s Mayor job’

The patriotic Brexiteer Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has thrown his hat in the ring to become the next Mayor of London at the 2020 elections. The patriotic Brexiteer is ‘devastated’ at the current state of London...

RAF 100

Thousands gathered across Essex to watch a flyover of aircraft to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. The flyover started in Ipswich, before flying over Colchester, Witham, and Chelmsford, providing quite the...

UPDATE – Council welcomes plans to co-locate health services following Orsett Hospital decision

06 July 2018 Council welcomes plans to co-locate health services following Orsett Hospital decision Following today’s (06/ meeting of the CCG Joint Committee and the decision relating to Orsett Hospital, please see Thurrock Council’s statement below. Cllr...

Campaign for eye checks

A mum from Billericay is campaigning for compulsory eye checks on babies and toddlers after her daughter was diagnosed with a rare eye disease. Stacey Brown’s daughter Grace has Coats disease. Coats is very rare...

‘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...

‘We fear who’s next?’

After fatal stabbings over the last couple of weeks in Chelmsford, Romford and another in Westcliff in which the man suffered injuries, Essex locals are getting incresingly worried that we are in a knife...
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Man admits to online grooming

A man from Basildon has pleaded guilty to a series of online child sex offences when approached by Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Interceptors. Paul Bryant of Drewsgreen, Basildon was arrested by officers on Thursday, June...

Beating Hearts, Beating Records

A new Guinness World Record looks a safe bet after 127 cardiac arrest survivors gathered at Basildon University Hospital. Survivors, aged 11 to 80, and their families attended the event on Saturday, June 9, which...

Beer Fest – New Mayor pulled first pint

Thurrock beer festival was opened this week by the new mayor of Thurrock, Barbara Rice who was on hand to pull the traditional first pint at Thurrock Beer Festival at the Civic Hall, Blackshots,...
nhs findings a ‘farce’

NHS findings a ‘farce’

A consultation by the Mid and South Essex Sustainability & Transformation Plan (STP) into the future of health services locally was condemned as a ‘farce’ by NHS campaigners after its findings were published last...
New Mayor of Thurrock Cllr Barbara Rice

New Mayor takes the chains in Thurrock

Cllr Barbara Rice the new Mayor of Thurrock Cllr Barbara Rice has been inaugurated as the new Mayor of Thurrock. The ceremony took place at Annual Council on Wednesday 23 May alongside the confirmation of Cllr...

A fundraiser in memory of Dean

Fulfilling a dream A family who lost their 11 year old son to an extremely rare disease are fundraising to support his bucket list that tragically he never got to see through to the end. Dean...

Mental health crisis in Essex schools

Referrals up Schools in Essex are referring more and more schoolchildren for mental health treatment. The number of referrals by schools seeking mental health treatment for troubled pupils has shot up by over a third...
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Basildon Council back to High Court in traveller saga

'Another Dale Farm' Basildon Council will return to the High Court to request the removal of an exemption to an injunction order allowing travellers to stay on an unauthorised site. Travellers have been systematically creating ‘another...

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...
cool to be kind

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...