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Appeal after injured puppy found in lane

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after rescuing a five-month-old springer spaniel puppy believed to have been hit by a car in Orsett, Essex. The...

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...

Garden has a special year

A garden designed to bring the community together whilst also offering support, is celebrating a successful first year. The Cluniac Garden is managed by the...

Farm shop running festive elf on the shelf comp

A LOCAL farm shop is running an Elf on the Shelf competition until the 23rd December. The Burstead Farm Shop along Tye Common Road, Billericay...

Xmas afternoon tea

A NEW charity launched in Billericay last year held its second successful Afternoon Tea and get together for the elderly and isolated in the...

Essex sport stars crowned at ceremony

THE winners of the Active Essex Sports Awards 2018 were crowned at an inspiring awards ceremony which celebrated sporting achievements from grassroots to professional...

Standing just 28 inches (or seven hands) high Applause the miniature horse was back at Southend Hospital to bring some cheer and therapy to...

Volunteer wins award

St. Luke’s Hospice is proud to announce that their volunteer and Lead Ambassador Peter Eates has been awarded the ‘Charity Comms’ Inspiring Communicator Award’. Peter...

Santa flights raise money for charities

Father Christmas swapped his sleigh and reindeer for an easyJet plane to raise more than £14,000 for Essex charities and good causes, whilst delivering...

Salon picks up awards

The Gregory Dean Salon in Leigh-on-sea picked up a triple win at the 2018 Essex Salon Awards recently. Beating the high standard of competition across...

Festive fun at Shenfield Christmas Fayre

It was the most wonderful time of the year at Shenfield Christmas Fayre on Sunday 9th December. The day of festive fun in Hutton Road...

Essex Police launch new recruitment campaign to increase number of black, Asian and minority...

BJ Harrington, the Chief Constable of Essex Police, says his force has ‘done too little for too long’ to recruit more black, Asian and...

Dispersal order Basildon / Pitsea

A dispersal order has been put in place in parts of Basildon and Pitsea following information about a planned unauthorised car cruising event. It will...

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...

School teacher jailed for sexual assult

A former secondary school teacher has been jailed for nine months after admitting to sexually touching a female student. Andrew Charles Embling (left), 36 of...

Drug dealers in Grays jailed

TWO drug dealers, one of which was found with a pump action shotgun in Thurrock, have been jailed for a collective total of 10...

Brownies in debate

Young members of the 5th Chantry Brownies in Billericay were welcomed into the council chamber last week for a debate followed by a question...

Spectacular switch on brings the crowds

Christmas has now arrived in Chelmsford thanks to actor Joe Thomas, best known for his role as Simon Cooper in the hit television series...

East Anglia award for Helping Hands

A LOCAL volunteer group who help fundraise for a local hospice group has been recognised for their dedication and hard work at this year’s...

Bargains at auctioneers

A mixed use property comprising a shop and flat in busy Westcliff-on-Sea is coming up at auction next month (Dec) as an investment opportunity. The...

Aggravated burglary leaves dog with injuries – *Image in this report could be upsetting

Image in this report could be upsetting Press release from Basildon Police - information sort. BASILDON: Aggravated burglary leaves dog with injuries; Rokescroft; 28/11/2018 We are appealing for...

RTA Car on its side driver trapped 5 Bells slip road, Basildon

Road traffic collision  All Emergency services were on the scene. Information from Essex County Fire & Rescue Service: At A13, Five Bells on 30/11/2018 @ 07:20 2 x Basildon,...

Burglar who was caught in kitchen jailed

A burglar who was caught red handed in his victim’s kitchen in Wickford with his pockets and bag full of their possessions has been...

Officers commended for life saving actions

Essex Police have commended nine of their officers and a paramedic for saving the lives of members of the public. On Friday, November 23, proud...

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...

Majesty invite for Rebecca

Rebecca Dunning, a former pupil of Brentwood County High School was invited by her majesty’s government to take part in the National Commemoration of...

Christmas concert

Southend Bach Choir have announced their second annual Christmas Carol Concert in aid of HARP, Southend’s homeless charity. Taking place on Saturday 22nd December from...

Exhibition of creative talent

AN exhibition of posters, postcards and letters, designed by local school children in the Southend 2050 competition opened recently at the Focal Point Gallery. The...

Lighting up Brentwood hailed a great success

Brentwood celebrated the countdown to Christmas on last Saturday 24th with their spectacular lighting up Brenwood festive event. Brentwood Borough Council hosted its festive event...

Carriage heads to museum

A former Southend pier Victorian railway carriage has made its way to Chelmsford Museum recently where its journey terminates. Designed at Colonel Crompton's factory in...
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