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Cutting edge

This week Havering Council exclusively revealed to the Enquirer how they are looking at an innovative modular design as part of its plans to...

Kick off

Thurrock Community Policing Team hosted a football tournament for young people while raising awareness of a knife crime charity. On Saturday, May 18, officers from...

WOMAN DRAGGED UPSTAIRS BY VILE RAPIST

A man has been found guilty and sentenced of a ‘brazen’ and ‘sustained’ attack of a complete stranger in her home in Chadwell St...

Save our green

Councillors and local residents came out in full force to protest over the intended build of 64 properties on the green in Gooshays Drive,...

Grand designs

Purfleet Primary School and three of its pupils were presented with top prizes yesterday Tuesday May 7, after entering Purfleet Centre Regeneration Limited’s art...

Too much sats stress

A Teacher from Basildon has told the Enquirer that SATs revision is harming mental health of primary school children. With the SATs coming up for...

Approved

The Purfleet on Thames £1bn regeneration project that will see thousands of new homes created in Purfleet, a new town centre and a media...

Tech firms to face charges

Nine out of 10 people living in the Essex agree that tech companies and their directors should face criminal charges for failures to keep...

Council teams shortlisted for awards

Thurrock Council is in the running to be named Local Authority of the Year after it was revealed as one of the top five...

Knife march

Westminster was taken over yesterday by large groups of bereaved parents from across England, including mothers from Romford who form part of ‘Operation Shutdown’. The...

Locked Up

Three men who attacked an elderly couple in their own home at gunpoint before trying to steal cash and jewellery have been locked up...

Disgrace

It has been announced that the Basildon Council Chief Executive is earning a massive £265,398 a year. With huge cuts being made to local councils...

Man admits grooming

A Thurrock man who worked at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Upminster, has admitted how he engaged in sexual communication with a child. 42 year old...

‘We say no to council cuts’

South Hornchurch councillors were horrified to be accused of supporting the Council’s new policy of reducing the Council Tax Support for those on benefits....

Abuse helpline launched

A new helpline has been launched to help people in Thurrock who are victims of or who have experienced domestic abuse. COMPASS went live on...

No to tower city

South Hornchurch residents have hit back in horror at plans to ‘over develop’ their area. Locals living along the A1306 corridor have spoken out against...

Victory for pop star

Singer David Van Day has been elected as a local councillor in a by-election. The former pop star, who rose to fame in the late-1970s...
Danny-Wrenn

Ten years for CO-OP robber

A knifepoint robber who targeted shops across Essex including in Billericay, Hutton and Great Baddow has been jailed for ten years. Danny Wrenn was one...
Jackie-Doyle-Price

Losing the war on drugs

The Thurrock MP has claimed cannabis use in youngsters is fuelling demand for mental health services in adulthood. Jackie Doyle-Price, MP for Thurrock and Minister...

Justice

‘Havering Unite’ was the biggest march the east London borough has ever seen. Over two thousand people came out on a cold and windy night...

Futures harmed by cuts

Councillor Mike Fletcher who works for the Thurrock Belhus Ward has told The Enquirer that our children`s futures are being harmed by even more...

Virtual clinic success

A new state of the art virtual fracture clinic at Basildon Hospital has cut patients wait time from ten days to just three. This means...

People’s victory

After scores of complaints and social media action from shoppers, Stephen Metcalfe and John Baron, local MP’s for Basildon, have welcomed legal action taken...
Deputy Chief Constable Pippa Mills

Praise for new DCC

ESSEX Police’s new Deputy Chief Constable says she’s “very proud” to take on the role, as she starts her first day in the job. Deputy...

Please keep our parking

“IF we did not have to do this then we would not”, were the words of Havering’s Council leader, Councillor Damian White speaking about...

Loved charity shop celebrates 10 years

THE St. Luke’s Hospice charity shop in Billericay this week is celebrating its 10th year of helping to raise funds for vital Hospice services. The...

MUCH NEEDED FUNDING

The South Essex Domestic Abuse Hub (SEDAH) has received a funding boost of more than £500,000, which will enable it to enhance the service...

One of the best

Thurrock Council’s planning team has been recognised as one of the best in the country after being announced as a finalist at the Royal...

‘RAIDS made us homeless’

“It’s been unbelievable, these are innocent people that have done absolutely nothing wrong.” “It has been a nightmare for them, they are victims of circumstances.” These...

Nightmare truckers

Awful Residents who live along Crow Lane and nearby streets in Romford have spoken of the lorry ‘nightmare’ they face on a daily basis. Vehicles park...
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