Rochford

Rochford teen braves the shave in tribute to grandfather

A Rochford teenager will have his head shaved on the last day of school term tomorrow in memory of his grandfather. Alfie Reynolds, 16, is raising money for Havens Hospice, after the charity looked after his grandfather Alan Reynolds while he had cancer earlier this year. Alan passed away in the summer aged 78, but […]

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Goose is almost paralysed after being shot in Rochford

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a goose was shot with a crossbow bolt, missing the bird’s spine by millimetres. A stunned member of the public called the RSPCA after finding the stricken goose impaled with the six inch bolt. The bird was taken to the South Essex Wildlife Hospital where X-rays revealed that […]

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Man loses two teeth in Rochford assault

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two men from Westcliff were assaulted in Rochford. It happened in the car park in Back Lane, Rochford, at around 1.30am on Saturday, 25 June. Two men were waiting with a friend for a taxi after a night out. They started speaking to a group of men in dark […]

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Canewdon villagers have their say on tomorrow’s world

A COMMUNITY engagement workshop in Canewdon gave local people a say on planning matters. The interactive event, called the Canewdon Parish Pilot, was a chance for residents, businesses and the parish council to feed information into the Local Plan process. The Local Plan document will set the strategy for district’s development beyond 2025, when the […]

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