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Friday, May 24, 2019

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News in brief – Police appeal

Police are appealing for information after two men suffered serious injuries after being attacked close to the Army and Navy roundabout in Chelmsford on...

Homes with stunning views and country walks

Visit the Grange Country Park, Straight Road, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UX during our open weekend on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May between...

Council’s campaign up for two national awards

A campaign which saved 24 tonnes of waste from going to landfill has been shortlisted for two national recycling awards. Basildon Council’s Essex Talking Toaster...

Young offenders enter show

Green-fingered young people involved in the council’s youth offending service will once again be joining forces with the council’s Dementia community support team to...

Businesses team up to raise money for Havens

TWO Southend based businesses have teamed up to raise money for a new Hospice that will eventually care for thousands of people across South...

Police raise funds

New Essex police officers raised £2,413 for Mid Essex Hospitals' robotic surgery appeal after organising a series of charity events during their training. Intake J1...

£32k raised by local developer

Local developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes Eastern Counties has presented British Heart Foundation with a cheque for more than £32,000 after a year...

‘Knife crime is getting worse We need action now ’

ON Sunday May 5th the country saw yet again another teenager to die from stab wounds. The 18 year old male became the forty fifth...

Tories Select New Leader and Deputy Leader

Cllr Tony Cox and Cllr Meg Davidson have been elected as the new Leader and Deputy Leader respectively of the Southend Conservative Group. With a...

Team makes 230 arrests in six months

A dedicated team set up in Southend to tackle prolific and wanted offenders has made almost 250 arrests in just six months. Southend’s Proactive Team,...

Rayleigh windmill

Why not pop along to Rayleigh Windmill to explore its newest exhibition which is now officially open to the public. Volunteers, dignitaries and the public...

In Southend with a large hunting-style knife in her handbag

Woman jailed for possession with intent to supply heroin. A woman from Leeds who hid a hunting knife in her handbag has been sentenced to...

News in brief – Charity grants

Kool Carers and BOSP (Brighter Opportunities for Special People) were among 20 community and voluntary organisations to receive a grant at the Essex Fund...

News in brief – Charging points

Chelmsford City Council are thrilled to announce that new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points have been installed in both Baddow and Fairfield Road car...

Witness appeal after women abused at bus stop

Essex police would like to speak to witnesses after a woman was verbally abused at a bus stop in New London Road, Chelmsford. Police received...

Police make arrests after car chase

Essex police have arrested four people following a pursuit involving a pick-up truck in Runwell on Wednesday, May 1. Officers attempted to stop a vehicle...

Too much sats stress

A Teacher from Basildon has told the Enquirer that SATs revision is harming mental health of primary school children. With the SATs coming up for...

Appeal after bank card theft

Can you help us identify this man? Police would like to speak to him about the theft and fraudulent use of a bank card belonging...

Man jailed for 9 years linked to organised crime

A man from Witham has been jailed for nine years after cocaine valued at an estimated £720,000 was found in his van. Jake Layzell, 25,...

Popular radio show

Southend Hospital Radio broadcast 24-hours a day to patients at Southend University Hospital, and for a bit of fun, is running a show to...

First open day of the year for sanctuary

The humans at Remus Horse Sanctuary are looking forward to welcoming visitors to the Sanctuary to meet the 200+ animals, for the first time...

Museum names favourite historic items

Iron Age minted coins, a clock and medal, and women’s war uniform have been named Thurrock’s favourite artefacts in a public vote. Earlier this year,...

Joey to open ‘Flip out’

THE Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) star Joey Essex is set to officially open intu Lakeside’s Flip Out adventure park, this summer. Joey Essex, will...

Inspiring runner raises thousands after losing dad

Simon Howarth, a Canary Wharf employee from South Ockendon, ran the London Marathon this year carrying 110 red helium balloons. Each balloon represented the 110...

Easter cheer at Queen’s

Patients at Queen's and King George hospitals have benefited from lots of festive cheer this Easter, with visitors including the Easter Bunny, and the...

Students research on anorexia shortlisted for national award

An Essex student’s personal experience of anorexia prompted her research into the condition and was short listed for a national award recently recognising her...

Charity highlighting symptoms of coeliac disease

With only 3% of British adults aware that the symptoms of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) are also common symptoms of coeliac disease, national charity...

20th anniversary for agency

Children First Fostering Agency celebrated its 20th Anniversary recently on April 8 and have helped over 875 children. The celebration took place at the Basildon...

Children in need 100k funding for youth project

Southend Association of Voluntary Services have recently received a funding total £102,907 from BBC Children in Need for their Triple T Clubs. Triple T Clubs...

Beer Fans Flock to Brewery’s Spring Beer Festival

After rain, chilly winds, hailstones and even a few flakes of snow, the sun finally shone on Brentwood Brewery’s Spring Beer Festival, demonstrating the...
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