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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...
Christie Brown

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...
Keeley Barnard

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...
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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 -...
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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...
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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...