Brentwood

Lorry fire on M25 near Brentwood causes huge delays

A LORRY fire caused huge delays on a part of the M25 near Brentwood this morning (Friday). The HGV was under a bridge between Junctions 27 and 28. A rolling road block was put in place and motorists were advised to follow the diversions. Essex Police and fire services were called at around 7.15am, with five […]

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Brentwood Mayor rings in the New Year with Handbell group

THE Mayor of Brentwood joined a local handbell ringers group to help ring in the New Year. The Mayor, Councillor Noelle Hones, was visiting St Paul’s Church Centre, Bentley Common, to meet with Bentley Handbell Ringers to learn about the group and to see their collection of handbells. She was also treated to a performance […]

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Sky’s the limit for daredevil Havens fundraisers

DAREDEVIL fundraisers have raised more than £160,000 in just 12 months for a local charity. Throughout 2016 people who have taken on a challenge event organised by Havens Hospices such as wing walks, skydives, cycling from London to Paris and long distance walks including the Thames Pathway Challenge have collectively raised £168,289 for the charity […]

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Police appeal after man assaulted with belt buckle

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Brentwood. The victim, a man in his 50s, suffered facial injuries after being hit in the face with a belt buckle following an altercation with two men at a fast food restaurant in High Street at around 11.40pm on Friday, 25 November. Two men , aged […]

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Family home is destroyed in Wyatts Green fire

A FAMILY has been left homeless after their Wyatts Green house was destroyed in a fire on Saturday morning. The owner of the house in Wyatts Green Lane, near Blackmore, was at work at the time and fortunately no one was hurt, but the incident has left the family devastated coming so close to Christmas. […]

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£100m plan to transform Brook Street Roundabout

A PUBLIC consultation has been launched by Highways England on proposals to improve traffic around a major roundabout in Havering. Plans are being set out to ease traffic around the Brook Street Roundabout at the A12/M25 intersection. Havering councillors were introduced to plans that would see a slip road built for traffic travelling northbound on […]

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