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Sunday, April 21, 2019

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News from Essex.

Essex Police round up

Police are appealing for information after a woman was threatened with a knife at a park in Brentwood. A woman reported that she parked at...

Music in the park returns

Southend’s popular live music series “Music in the Park” returns to Priory Park on Easter Sunday. This much loved event will see live music performed...

Southend film fest has something for everyone

May sees the welcome return of the Southend-on-Sea Film Festival 23-27 May, an annual celebration of movie making from across the globe. This year’s jam-packed...

Bravery and charm at the heart of Calender girls

This week Gary Barlow and Tim Firth talk about collaborating and what gives their Calendar Girls show which is coming to the Cliffs Theatre...

Fraudster who prayed on nurses convicted

A fraudster pretended he was a mortgage advisor to con three nurses out of more than £100,000. Johnson Umax was convicted of three counts of...

Join the march

Next month will see the first protest march against the closure of Essex libraries and will be the first ever march in Galleywood’s history. The...

Tilly has lifelong home

Abandoned pony Tilly could barely walk due to the pain caused by her severely overgrown hooves. Little Tilly, who is believed to be about 19...

Ruti to play at festival

Ruti, winner of The Voice, is coming to Chalkwell Park to play Village Green. 19 year old Ruti from Ockenden was a student at the...

Care home and students ‘Love on the rocks’ project

A ‘love on the rocks’ project held at Cedars care home in Southend saw local teens donate their time to Action Day on Saturday...

Grants for projects

Essex & Suffolk Water’s Branch Out scheme, which offers grants of up to £25,000 to projects which benefit the natural environment, wildlife and local...

Business completes work at village hall

Award-winning home improvement specialists SEH BAC have completed the renovation work at Rayne Village Hall in Braintree, the winning community building from their recent...

Football stars teach youngsters new skills

Southend United stars put a group of young footballers through their paces on the front lawn of London Southend Airport on Thursday 11 April...

The Mercury’s Breakfast Club knits hats

Southend United stars put a group of young footballers through their paces on the front lawn of London Southend Airport on Thursday 11 April...

House fire – man rescued by firefighters

Chesterford Gardens, Basildon 11/04/2019 @ 12:39 In attendance: 2 x Basildon Firefighters rescued a man from a house fire in Basildon this lunchtime (Thursday 11 April). When fire crews...

FURTHER APPEAL – Wanted; Ross Whitford

ESSEX/HERTFORDSHIRE: Wanted; Ross Whitford; 15/03/2019 – FURTHER APPEAL We are continuing our appeal to find Ross Whitford from Hertfordshire. We want to speak to Whitford, 23,...

Family history talk

DO you have an interest in Family History - then why not come to the under -mentioned talks - there is no need to...

WESTCLIFF Restaurant’s licence revoked

A restaurant has had its alcohol and late night food licence revoked after three workers were found to have been employed illegally. Home Office Immigration...

Police want to speak to clubber

Police want to speak to his man about an assault in Basildon. Two men punched a 23-year-old man a number of times at Unit 7...

Do you recognise this man?

Police would like to speak to him in connection with an assault in Basildon. It occurred in the Asda supermarket in Eastgate at around 5pm...

Man caught with drugs and knife

A Man caught with cannabis and a knife after trying to flee from officers has been jailed for 12-months. Basildon Crown Court heard how officers...

Dementia residents join forces with local school

Residents at a Chelmsford care home visited local pupils as part of an inter-generational project aimed at dispelling the myths and stigma associated with...

Young masterchef

A winner of the prestigious 'Young Great British MasterChef of the Year' award has joined the Royal Hotel in Southend as Head Chef. Harry Lumsdon,...

National flower show returns to Hylands

It’s flower power time in Chelmsford as The National Flower Show returns to Hylands House and Estate from Friday 17th - Sunday 19th May...

Marathon runner to host extravaganza

The Merchant pub, on the High Street in Brentwood, is holding a fundraising extravaganza in aid of Revitalise, the respite care charity, over Easter...

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...

Funding granted for ‘Stay Alive’ project

Funding has been granted for a new support service for young people (aged 5-25) presenting vulnerable to suicidal thoughts or self-harming actions. With suicide the...

Enquirer Viewpoint…

WITH Debenhams now in administration why has our love affair with department stores and the high street gone so wrong? Marks and Spencer has struggled...

Care home named in top 20

Billericay care provider, Hallmark Care Homes has been named a top 20 mid-size care home group for the fourth year running by independent care...

Civic Awards recognise people that help others

THE awards recognise individuals who have dedicated their time to help others in Brentwood. They were presented at the Civic Dinner on Friday 5th...
Scott Huntley

Talented racing driver moves to single seater

After five years in national kart racing, former The Sandon School student, Scott Huntley, 17 from Danbury, Chelmsford, is moving to the single seat...
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