Housing minister Gavin Barwell pays visit to Port of Tilbury

THE Port of Tilbury welcomed the Minister of State for Housing, Gavin Barwell MP, to the port last Thursday. Mr Barwell looked at the impact of a significant investment programme, including two major extensions to the port estate to accommodate projected business growth. The port has doubled in volume size in the past ten years […]

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Virtual marathon offer after shock Southend run cancellation

HAVENS Hospices say they have been “bowled over by the generosity and kindness of the general public” following the news that the charity’s Southend Marathon has had to be cancelled. The Run to Remember Marathon had been due to take place on Sunday, 12 March, but has been postponed for this year after the council […]

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Popular Billericay park statue is stolen

A BELOVED Billericay statue has been stolen from a local park. The bronze ‘Child in the Park’ statue was taken from the Special Garden in Lake Meadows Park. Police say they believe the theft happened between 4.30pm on Tuesday 14 February and midday on Wednesday, 15 February. The statue, created by renowned Essex sculptor John […]

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