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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...

Rotary’s grant for school

Children at a Billericay School are sharing in an exciting new project aimed at providing a quiet comforting background to learning. On November 23, unique...

The ever popular Christmas Market

Billericay Mayflower Rotarians organising the event will be building on the success of the market over the past 12 years and preparing a warm...

Sly addict stole £3.8M

AN accounts manager and gambling addict has been jailed after stealing £3.8million from a family run shipping company in Basildon, forcing it into liquidation...

Investigator jailed for sexual assault

Two women, who were sexually assaulted by a serving Essex Police Crime Scene Investigator (CSI), have been thanked for their bravery after he was...

Dog lovers encouraged to email MP

Actor and reality star; Ricky Rayment visited Dogs Trust Basildon last week, following the charity's undercover investigation revealing the magnitude of the horrifying puppy...

Surprise as charity team meet speaker

Volunteers and staff at a charity that offers vital counselling support to children and adults across Brentwood and Havering were given the “surprise of...

Trial commences for brutal murder case

A court has heard this week how a Basildon mum was stabbed 30 times and the accused spent £100 on cocaine on the day...

Pancreatic cancer up 10% in Essex

Pancreatic cancer mortality rates in the East of England and Essex have increased by a shocking 10.3% in just 3 years, with 930 people...

8 hour event for Christmas lights

On November 12 2018, thousands of people flocked to Southend High Street and seafront for this year’s Christmas Lights switch-on, for an eight hour...

Community project success

A community project set-up by parents to improve their local park has received a donation of £300 from The Balmoral Community Centre in Westcliff,...

School raises money for Cathy

Teachers, pupils and parents from the Greensward Academy in Hockley, recently came together to raise money for Macmillan Cancer research after a much loved...

Loneliness: a growing issue

Loneliness is at an epidemic stage for many older and elderly people and coming up to Christmas can be the hardest time of the...
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