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Friday, February 15, 2019
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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...

Police warning of distraction burglars

Police are once again warning people to be careful of strangers that call at your home after a distraction burglary in Basildon at an...

WINNERS

Basildon Hospital’s paediatric department has won Best Teaching Hospital at this year’s East of England Paediatrics Awards Night. The event which took place at the...

Nicole wins double gold

Brentwood School triple jumper Nicole Harvey became a double gold medallist at the Essex and Eastern Counties Indoor Athletics Championships last weekend with a...

Charity celebrates fourth year with funding cheque

A local Billericay and Basildon charity that helps people with memory loss, has celebrated its forth birthday last week. On Thursday 7th Feb at The...

Nurses Reunion

Thirteen friends who all began their nursing training together in 1969 at the former Oldchurch Hospital in Romford were reunited last Friday. Two of them,...

MP welcomes new funding

Stephen Metcalfe, MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock, has welcomed the news of a substantial £23 million increase in police funding for Essex...

Local novelist has book turned into screenplay

‘Serial Killer’, a novel by Gary Johnson is being turned into a screenplay. Gary form Pitsea, described his excitement of receiving a call from Hollywood...

Restaurant to hold charity dinner

The Royal Tiger restaurant in Rettendon is holding a Charity Dinner and Disco on Friday 22nd February. The restaurant specialises in Thai and Indian food...

Biggest turn out in decades for protest

IN the biggest protest Essex has seen in decades, one thousand people marched on County Hall in Chelmsford on Saturday to protest at Essex...

Film explores issues

Young people shared ‘their mental health story’ recently to a private screening cinema audience made up of close family, friends and funders. The premiere of...

Amazing girl guides pick up achievement awards

AN incredible 55 young Guides from across South East Essex came together to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards presented at the Towngate...

Wellbeing festival is fun for all the family

Yoga, live music, NHS health checks, pain relief workshops, mindfulness, meditation and more will be on offer at the Life Arts Wellbeing Festival at...

Rayleigh Lions quiz night

Rayleigh Lions are holding their annual charity fundraising quiz night at Hullbridge Community Centre, Pooles Lane on Friday 1 March. Over £600 will be donated...
Do you recognise this man?

Do you recognise this man?

Do you recognise this man? We would like to talk to him about an incident where a woman aged in her 70s was pushed at...
Broomfield Hosp

Hospital Policy Queried

Risk Health campaigners have written an open letter because together with staff and patients, they fear for the outcome of the new NHS plans. Christine Papalabropoulos,...

Man jailed

Kissing boy in toilet A man who kissed an 11 year-old boy and tried to usher him into a cubical of a fast food restaurant...

Appeal for men who left a man with broken leg

Four-figure sum Essex police and the Met police are appealing to communities across London and Essex to identify three men after two horrific robberies in...

Essex police weekly round up

Appealing for witnesses Police are appealing for witnesses who saw a man being robbed near a train station. The 23-year-old victim was in Friars Street, near...

Winter games brings challenges for pupils

Active Essex Winter School Games Almost 700 pupils from primary and secondary schools across the county have been competing in a range of sporting activities...

Travelling lizard

Stowaway A stowaway lizard who had travelled more than 4,000 miles from the Caribbean was discovered in a suitcase of a family from Wickford. The lizard,...

Billie takes pride of place on museum wall

Renowned Essex-based artist Billie Bond, whose work has graced the 4th plinth in Trafalgar Square, will be returning to Chelmsford Museum’s Gallery Wall for...

Kitty celebrates 105 years

A women from Basildon has recently celebrated her 105th birthday Kitty Bright, now resides in the Abbeyfields Care Home in Basildon but was born in...

Beer brewers to work together

Award-winning beers and brands Brentwood Brewing Company and Billericay Brewing Company have decided to work more closely together. Whilst this informal, friendly arrangement will see...

Chessie launches new active wear

Sports Direct at Lakeside A new range of sportswear was unveiled last weekend at Sports Direct at Lakeside Retail Park in Thurrock which is a...

Hairdresser Jim wins global award

Best International Men's Commercial Collection Local hairdresser, barber and owner of Essensuals Toni & Guy Billericay has received the incredible news that he had won...

Chief nurse turns professor

Next generation of nurses The Chief Nursing Officer of Mid Essex, Southend, and Basildon Hospitals, Diane Sarkar, has been appointed as a visiting professor at...
Fabian Kacica

Two men sentenced following death of Fabian Kacica

Two men have been jailed following the murder of Fabian Kacica in Southend. At Basildon Crown Court today, Friday, February 1, Joe Paffey, 20, of...

Cervical cancer week

Local Essex MP Rebecca Harris is supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust this Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. This week Rebecca Harris MP and Jo's Cervical Cancer...

Save our libraries

Hundreds of residents joined a book raid at Broomfield Library last Saturday, with another book raid taking place at Galleywood Library this Saturday February...
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