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Billericay, Essex
Sunday, February 25, 2018
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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...
Essex Police

Second arrest after body found in Grays laundrette

Conspiracy to rob Police have charged a second man with conspiracy to rob following an incident at a Grays laundrette. Joseph Pearl, 28, of Charter Place, Watford, was charged yesterday, Thursday, December 28, and was due...

in2 Interview: Jimmy Osmond’s tribute to Andy Williams

A legend remembered JIMMY Osmond credits legendary crooner Andy Williams as having been a dear friend. “He stuck his neck out for us. Andy put us on the equivalent of a Britain’s Got Talent -...
Bata Centre

Thousands in lottery funding given to Thurrock heritage centre

Money will restore artefacts damaged in Bata centre fire The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has delivered an early Christmas present for the residents of East Tilbury. Thanks to a £65,500 HLF grant, the priceless Bata artefacts...
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Party leader slams new payment

“It is going to seriously affect people in the deprived areas of Harold Hill and Havering” Were the strong words delivered by Harold Hill’s Independent Party Leader Lorraine Moss about the impact universal credit...

in2 Pantomime review: Aladdin at the Towngate Theatre

The Perfect Panto! SIMON Fielding has pulled it off yet again with his 2017 Panto offering at Basildon’s Towngate Theatre. Aladdin really is a Panto production unlike no other. This is Simon’s eleventh year directing, co-choreographing...
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Thurrock Riding Club overwhelmed by response to Burnham blaze

Public response has been "unbelievable" After a devastating fire ripped through a horse yard in the early hours of Monday morning killing 15 horses, causing burns to several others and destroying buildings and equipment, a...
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Not guilty verdicts in Quhey trial

Two men cleared of Stanford-le-Hope man's murder A jury has found two men not guilty of murder, after Quhey Saunders’ died following an altercation outside Cobham services on the M25. The trial has been underway at...
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 per ticket for entry to the Prosecco Festival at Barleylands...
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Fallen heroes

Events across the borough Remembrance Sunday Events were held across Thurrock at the weekend as part of Remembrance Day commemorations as thousands came together on mass to remember those lost in two World Wars and...
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in2 Event: WPR Beauty Spa & Cosmetic hosts Festive Fundraising Event

Festive fun and fundraising Perhaps the most welcoming beauty salon in Essex – WPR Beauty Spa Cosmetic in Billericay, offers a tempting selection of treatments and procedures from conventional beauty treatments to non-invasive skin and...
Wickford Health Surgery

LISTEN TO US

  STOP our doctors surgery closing down. A HEALTHCARE campaigner is calling for more to be done to stop the closure of a popular doctor’s surgery in Wickford. The Wickford Health Care surgery is expected to be...
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Firefighters were called to a barn fire in Doddinghurst, nr Brentwood

Warren Lane, Brentwood In attendance: 2 x Brentwood, 1 x Ingatestone, 2 x Chelmsford, 1 x Ongar, 1 x Billericay Initially, two fire engines were sent to the incident, but as soon as they arrived they called...
Up to 100 mopeds caused chaos

Halloween ‘ride out’ chaos on east London streets

Arrests made after moped gang take to Romford streets Four men were arrested by the Metropolitan Police following an annual Halloween ‘ride out’ that saw over a dozen masked moped riders rampage through the streets...
Opening of The Cocoon in Romford

The Cocoon

A brand new ‘support hub' Children in care and care leavers was launched on Tuesday, located on the High Street, Romford. The Cocoon is a space that will enable young people to develop key life skills...
Romford’s Andrew Rosindell is passionate about the natural world

Mp’s fight for animal rights

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell Romford MP Andrew Rosindell secured an adjournment debate in the House of Commons yesterday to discuss the future of “animals in peril”. The Havering MP and former Shadow Minister for Animal Welfare,...
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Hospice Care Week St. Luke’s Hospice…

On Thursday 12th October - During national Hospice Care Week St. Luke’s Hospice highlighted their work to clinicians by holding an ‘open invitation drop-in day’ at the Hospice. Sarah Linzey, at St. Luke’s Hospice explains...

Dog poisoned by algae in Stanford-Le-Hope pond

A Stanford-Le-Hope man was forced to take his dog to an emergency vet appointment at the weekend after the canine was struck down with illness after entering a stagnant pond in the Stanford Wharf...
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Awareness for World Mental Health Day – “Ask for help”

A former homeless women who tried to commit suicide as a teen is highlighting the importance of mental health support for World Mental Health Day. Carla Andrews, 41, founded Motivated Minds in 2011 believing there...
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Gone but not forgotten

A crash site research team based in Germany who specialise in investigating World War Two crashes are appealing for information regarding the whereabouts of the family of seven airman who perished in a Halifax...