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News from Essex.

People’s victory

After scores of complaints and social media action from shoppers, Stephen Metcalfe and John Baron, local MP’s for Basildon, have welcomed legal action taken...

The Essex Police C Shift win award

IT’S official - Essex Police has the best response team in the country. Chelmsford Local Policing Team’s C Shift has won the award at the...
Erlis Vatoci

Man with cannabis plants in house jailed

A man who was found growing 449 cannabis plants inside an address in Basildon has been jailed for two years and six months. Erlis Vatoci,...
Dog wellbeing event a great success

Dog wellbeing event a great success

Over 75 guests and their fluffy companions joined in the fun at the first ever Dog Well-being event held at Ramsden Bellhouse Community Hall...
COMMUNITY AWARDS NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Vote for your Basildon community heroes

Following the success of last year’s 2018 Community Awards, Festival Leisure has teamed up with The Enquirer to host the 2019 Community Awards. The awards...

MP backs library

Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, has defended two of his local libraries, in Hockley and Hullbridge respectively, which are under threat as part...
The rat snake that was found in Basildon

Snake found in bathroom

The RSPCA was called by shocked homeowners who discovered a snake whilst renovating their new home in Sorrel Court, Basildon. The snake, identified as a...
Reece to run Nuclear race for dad

Reece to run Nuclear race for dad

A Wickford man whose father has been denied lifesaving cancer treatment on the NHS is raising money by running a seven kilometre Nuclear race,...
Geraldine up for humanitarian award

Geraldine up for humanitarian award

Geraldine O’Grady, a special needs teacher from Romford, has been shortlisted to win a coveted humanitarian honour. Geraldine, nominated for her volunteer work in India,...
Ride for Helen

Bike Ride for Cancer Charity

Ride for Helen is back for 2019 taking place on Sunday 19th May for its sixth year and promises to be one of the...

Dementia team short-listed for gov awards dementia

IN just under a week, a local Dementia Community Support Team will learn if it has won ‘Team of the Year’ in the coveted...
AB CHA Opening

Apprentice centre opens

A NEW Southend based Centre dedicated to helping apprentices find suitable positions has been officially opened by local MP, Sir David Amess. The Central Apprentice...
Politics Department at New Hall School held a Question Time-style debate

New Hall hosts local politicians for Question Time-style debate

On Thursday 28 February, the Politics Department at New Hall School held a Question Time-style debate with local politicians on the topic, ‘Brexit: what...

New project launched to combat loneliness

Shoebury Residents Association Southend Association of Voluntary Services and Shoebury Residents Association have announced the expansion of the ‘Folk like Us’ project in to Shoebury. The...

There’s no better time for Apprenticeships

National Apprenticeship Week Next week is National Apprenticeship Week and since apprenticeships have recently undergone major reform, there has never been a better time for...

ESSEX & SUFFOLK WATER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN...

A Top Employer Essex & Suffolk Water, whose head office is based in Hanningfield, has received national recognition for being a top employer by securing...

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...

WANTED Haris Sahbaz

We would like to talk to Haris Sahbaz, 24, from Borehamwood, in relation to a blackmail investigation. Sahbaz is is 6ft 2ins tall, of a...
Deputy Chief Constable Pippa Mills

Praise for new DCC

ESSEX Police’s new Deputy Chief Constable says she’s “very proud” to take on the role, as she starts her first day in the job. Deputy...

Road rage shooting

A man who overreacted to a minor incident and shot another man has been jailed for eight years. Jack McGarry went to the Burdock Drive...

Man jailed for sexual references

A man from Grays been jailed for 10 years after breaching a sexual harm prevention order by making sexual remarks to children online. Ben Hicks,...

Marathon for Mark

Following a tragic incident last summer, Mark Lanning from Rayleigh will be taking part in this year’s London Marathon April to say thank you...

New network event that is child friendly

A ‘Millennial Mumpreneur’ from Billericay Essex is calling on all mums and women in business to network with fellow like minded friendly women and...

New Hall celebrates glowing inspection report

Staff and students at New Hall School, Boreham, are delighted with the result of their recent Denominational Inspection by the Diocese of Brentwood. The...

Volvo helps Farleigh

Team members at a local Volvo retailer are celebrating raising over twelve hundred pounds for a local charity. Waterhouse Cars in Baynes Place, Chelmsford, has...
Baby Sienna and mum Sarah

Royal Ascot at Orsett Hall

A local children’s hospice is inviting people to join them in celebrating Royal Ascot this year. On Friday 21st June, Little Havens Hospice will host...

The Mercury Games

Everyone’s a winner at The Mercury Games The Mercury Games returned with vengeance to the shopping centre with competitive Streetfighter competitions and Mario Cart play. Open...
Deputy Chief Constable Pippa Mills

Meet our new Essex born and bred Deputy Chief Constable Pippa Mills

Essex Police’s new Deputy Chief Constable says she’s “very proud” to take on the role, as she starts her first day in the job. Deputy...

Southend Murder investigation – UPDATES

A man who died after being stabbed in Southend has been described as ‘cheeky, ambitious, and extremely creative’. Courtney Valentine-Brown, who was 36 and from...

Revamped Restaurant a hit!

Firmly established as part of Brentwood's fine dining restaurant eatery, The Nags Head has been taken over by the Vintage Inn group. Vintage Inns are...
The Mercury. Hamilton Billericay Brewing Company The Old Rectory