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Residents upset over plans

Residents and local councillors have objected to a planning application that has been received to build a community centre and mosque at the end...

Skeleton Identified

Police have identified skeletal remains discovered on land near to the A13 as belonging to 63 year-old Michael Forrest who went missing more than...

Children services praised

ESSEX County Council is celebrating the news of achieving an Outstanding rating from Ofsted for its children’s social care services. Following a period of assessment...

Dramatic fare rise on buses

THE Thurrock Independents group have written to FirstBus about the ‘dramatic’ increase in their fares for certain residents in Thurrock. Councillor Jack Duffin wrote to...

Film Premier “Murked”

This Saturday the Romford Film Foundation is premiering the film ‘Murked’. The film is written by Can Somer, a 22 year old Actor (Borstal, TV...

A man has died in hospital following an incident in Brentwood on Christmas Eve

A man has died in hospital following an incident in Brentwood on Christmas Eve. At about 11.50pm on Monday, December 24, an altercation occurred outside...

Gifts for children

THE Give a Gift unit came to a close last week having received presents for more than 2,400 Thurrock children in need this Christmas. In...

Santa’s bike ride for Paige

Motorcyclist Steve Maples led a team of over fifty bikers in Christmas fancy dress on a toy run through Essex in aid of Broomfield...

Stabbed to death over car

A man has been found guilty of the murder of Fabian Kacica in Southend. Joe Paffey, 20, of Old Southend Road, Southend, was convicted of...

Shamed agents fined

Two Letting agents have been fined over £20,000 for failing to provide licences for their properties in Grays. Thurrock Council have clamped down on the...

CLC centre facing axe

AN invaluable facility which serves the Wickford community is under threat of being closed down. Today (Thursday November 6), the Wickford CLC is meeting with...

Candlelit vigil held

A candleLIT vigil was held outside Romford Police station on Tuesday December 4, to acknowledge and pay respects to all the women who have...

LIFE IN JAIL FOR MURDER OF MUM

A MAN, who stabbed a mother 30 times after she knocked to collect his loan repayment, has been found guilty of murder and jailed...

MP SLAMS closure of centre

Rainham and Dagenham MP Jon Cruddas has slammed the closure of the South Hornchurch Walk in Centre as ‘completely unacceptable’. The decision to close the...

Brexit deal ‘HORRENDOUS’

‘Brexit means Brexit and this deal is horrendous’ were the fighting words of MP Andrew Rosindell as he spoke to the Enquirer this week...

Thurrock’s fallen heroes

Last Sunday saw thousands of people come out all across Thurrock to pay their respects on Remembrance parades and ceremonies. Huge crowds gathered for events...

EPUT trust not Liable

Heartbreak for families as complex police investigation on mental health case closed Families have vowed to carry on fighting after an Essex Police investigation into...

A Grays tenant banned from entering his drug den home

A Grays tenant who turned his home into a hangout for local drug dealers and addicts has been finally banned from entering his home. Mark...

Residents anger at school

Locals have branded a firework display at a Primary school in Harold Hill as 'horrendous’ after the school it is believed, failed to notify...

Shocker at Stratford

An argument between a group of men resulted with two men bludgeoned by a hammer just before 6am outside Stratford station on Tuesday morning. Witnesses...

Back to the old school

One of the most famous men from Billericay is visiting his former schools today to share his journey from school to stardom and encourage...

MP attacked during march – Outside Parliament

THE Romford MP has branded the remainers march outside Parliament in London last Saturday as a ‘parade of losers’ after being recognised and cornered...

Boy jailed for 8 years

A 16-year-old boy from Wickford has been sentenced to eight years in prison following a stabbing in May this year. Judge Samantha Leigh, at Basildon...

6% drop in burglaries

NEW figures released by Essex Police show burglary in the county over the last year has dropped by 6% from previous twelve months, meaning...

Help save our club

Members of The Silver Hall Social Club off New Road, South Hornchurch have made an urgent plea to help save their club from the...

Nightmare neighbours

A 46 year old woman who has been convicted for her involvement in the robbery and stabbing of an 75 year old elderly gentleman...

Children services praised

Thurrock Council has received positive feedback on its Children’s Social Services following a review by Ofsted. The Focused Visit, which took place on Tuesday 11...

Dumped on Dunton Road, Romford

THE so called Dunton Road ‘dump’ will finally be cleared on Wednesday 3rd of October thanks to the intervention of Havering Council. The dump, next...

‘Happy hub’ opens

Motivated Minds, an organisation that helps people with their mental health have opened their brand new Happy Hub in the Eastgate Shopping Centre in...

Tougher stance on gang culture

‘I’m going to be tough on crime and tough on anti-social behaviour’, were the words of Councillor Joy Morrissey as she spoke about her...
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