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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Essex

News from Essex.

Mum of boy with autism thanks officers for making his day

At the weekend, two of our Basildon officers were thanked by a mum after spending some time with her son and letting him go...

Man jailed for throwing concrete at vehicles

A man who threw concrete blocks and a post into the windscreens of four vehicles as they drove towards a bridge in Laindon has...

Charity on shortlist to win cash reward

Kids Inspire is on the shortlist to win a share of Persimmon Homes’ Building Futures £1million pot supporting under-18s nationwide but first they need...

Chelmsford marathon returns to city with 3k run

IN October, an Essex-wide hospice charity will be bringing its Marathon back to Chelmsford. The Chelmsford Marathon is returning to the city for its sixth...

My Other Life

Are you looking for a new challenge? Become a volunteer police officer with Essex Police! Essex Police is on the lookout for community spirited individuals who...

Nominations for sports & activity awards open

This October, sporting superstars from across the borough will come together to recognise their fantastic achievements at the Thurrock Sports & Physical Activity Awards. Organised...

Teen jailed for burglary at Colbey’s Brillericay

A teenager who tried to rob a jewellery shop has been jailed for eight years. Calvin Brown and three associates arrived at Coleby's jewellery shop...

MP visits Brightside Primary School

John Baron MP has visited Brightside Primary School at the invitation of Headteacher, Luke Bulpett. John was given a tour of the school by Head...

New prostate cancer treatment at Southend

Southend Hospital is one of just 12 centres across the country to be commissioned by NHS England to provide innovate new prostate cancer treatment...

Luke’s to Luke’s Charity Walk

It's time to sign up to this year's Luke's to Luke's Walk - a 5 and 10 mile charity fundraiser organised by St. Luke's...

Chelmsford murder case finally closed

A painstaking two-year murder investigation has been brought to a close with the end of a court case involving the last of three defendants...

Boot camp and obstacle course hugely popular

Body Hub is a boot camp business based near Barleylands, Basildon and offers a 2 acre obstacle course and boot camp sessions dedicated to...

Sex offender jailed

A man from Langdon Hills has been given an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order and jailed after 2,500 indecent images were found on his...

Police and NHS issue warnings after deaths

Detectives investigating six suspected drugs-related deaths are urging anyone with information about the sale of Class A drugs to come forward saying “do you...

Man who robbed shop with machete jailed

A man who robbed a shop in Warley armed with a machete has been jailed for four years following great work from the officers...

Crunch talks for Basildon regeneration

Basildon Council Leader Gavin Callaghan and Opposition Leader Cllr Andrew Baggott have united in support of a £100m investment fund to boost to town...

Viewpoint… by Mia Humphreys

Reporter’s COMMENT by Mia humphreys Recent surveys by BBC news show that the social media platform "Instagram" is the worst of all platforms for mental...

Prolific offender given CBO

Prolific offender given CBOA prolific offender has been made subject to a three year order and jailed after being convicted for carrying out a...

Drugs related deaths; Statement from PFCC Roger Hirst

Response to six deaths in South Essex from Roger Hirst, Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for Essex Roger Hirst said: “Essex Police is doing everything...

Care home win Billericay in Bloom

Anisha Grange Care Home in Billericay has been named Best Care/Nursing Home at the annual ‘Billericay in Bloom’ gardening competition for the third year...

Year 9 pupils give back to the community

First Give and Gable Hall School worked in partnership to help young people give back to their communities and speak out for causes they...

Family fun days

Family Fun Days have started this summer at parks around Brentwood. Brentwood Borough Council hosts the events every year during the school holidays offering a...

75 year old dies after collision outside Waitrose in Billericay

A pedestrian has died following a collision in Billericay. The 75-year-old woman was involved in a collision with a Ford Transit van in Alma Link...

Hospitals given go ahead for big changes

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation trust have announced the go ahead for the MSE reconfigeration. The Secretary of State for Health and Social...

Fifth drug death in South Essex

Detectives are investigating a fifth suspected drug-related death in south Essex. A woman in her 40s was found dead on Canvey Island on Tuesday 31...

Burglar caught by internal camera jailed

A man who discovered a burglar in his Leigh-on-Sea home after his internal cameras sent live footage to his phone has thanked officers following...

Danbury driver wins Rookie Cup

Rookie racing driver, Scott Huntley, 17 from Danbury won the Avon Tyres BRSCC Formula Ford 1600 National Championship Rookie Cup on Sunday at Brands...

Air gun attacks on pets cause horrendous injuries

The RSPCA is calling for the licencing of air guns, as new figures reveal that the animal charity received 7671 reports of animals being...

Comic Con 2019

Last weekend saw one of the biggest film and comic con celebrations to be ever held in London. The Showmasters London Film and Comic...

Awards for those who help causes

Do you know a Basildon borough resident who gives up their free time to help worthy causes? Now you can make sure they get...
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