12.2 C
Billericay, Essex
Monday, June 17, 2019

Essex

News from Essex.

Southend Hospital

NHS leaders fail to give credible answers

NHS plans condemned Local health service campaigners attended a consultation event about the future of regional NHS services and have condemned NHS leaders for failing...
Bradley BLUNDELL

Hunt for Blundell

Wanted for murder A reward has been offered to find a teenager on the run after a 16-year-old teenager was cleared of the murder of...
Fish Brothers robbery CCTV

Chelmsford High Street Robbery

CCTV APPEAL We are releasing a CCTV image of a man we want to speak to in connection with a robbery at a jewellers in...
Claire Matthews, stylist

House of Colour

Empowerment through style A woman from Rochford has taken it upon herself to empower others across Essex through colour and style. Claire Mathews, who works as...

St Bees to Robin Hood Bay in support of charity

192 miles in 12 days A team of four intrepid Essex-based Stansted Airport employees are setting off on a long-distance coast to coast walk to...
Kitty Bright 104yrs

Birthday girl turns 104

Kitty celebrating her birthday at Abbeyfields. A resident of Abbeyfields in Basildon, which provides sheltered housing for the over 65s was treated to a...
Sophie Butler

Road to recovery after freak accident in gym

Sophie is determined to walk again A 21-year-old who suffered a devastating slip in the gym which has left her with a damaged spinal cord...
dementia awareness

Dementia awareness workshop

Hospice offers specialist care Staff at St. Luke’s Hospice are celebrating the success of their recent ‘Dementia Awareness drop in Workshop’ which took place in...
Wild warrior week fun for children

Wild warrior week fun for children

Families at Hadleigh Park learning new skills. Families will be able to unleash their wild side this half-term at Hadleigh Park during an action...
Tackling food poverty

Tackling food poverty

Members of the local churches that are providing a free meal. The local community has come together in Rochford to seek to help those living...
Cllr Louise McKinlay

Idea game changing

The Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) A ‘game-changing’ association of south Essex councils has been formed with the signing of a memorandum of...
Ken Porter

Laindon author’s new book explores history of Clacton-on-Sea

Latest release is author's fifth title A Laindon born author, a leading enthusiast in the Basildon Borough Heritage Group and Laindon and District Community Archive,...
Crash hot-spot needs re-think

Crash hot-spot needs re-think

The roundabout in Basildon highlighting the accident hotspot. Concerned drivers have raised issues with a roundabout in Basildon after a spate of accidents over the...
MP Stephen Metcalfe hopes to inspire future scientists

Students reach for the sky

MP Stephen Metcalfe hopes to inspire future scientists Stephen Metcalfe, MP for South Basildon & East Thurrock, is encouraging local secondary schools to ‘reach for...
Travelers Billericay

Travellers causing more havoc (Video)

The traveller caravans on the commuter car park at Radford Crescent, Billericay. Billericay residents have been subjected to an influx from the travelling community recently...
Charged

Arrest made after incident at Billericay jewellers

A teenager has been charged in connection with an attempted aggravated burglary after an incident in Billericay last week.  At around 11.30am on Wednesday, January...
Hannah-Anderson-Head-shave-8-2

Hannah bravely gifts her luscious locks in memory of late sister Katie

Teenager donating hair to Little Princess Trust An Art student at South Essex College has bravely had her head shaved recently to raise funds for...
Riding high to award success

Riding high to award success

A small business in Billericay was awarded the runner-up prize for a prestigious national business awards last week. Westleighs Saddlery and Country Clothing on Church...
Ian-Marks

Tributes paid to prodigious charitable giver

He founded the ECF in 1996 after devoting retirement to philanthropy Pioneering philanthropist, Ian Marks, who founded the leading independent charitable trust, Essex Community Foundation...
Detectives want to trace vehicle

Detectives want to trace vehicle connected to shooting

Detectives investigating a shooting in Newham Which a man was shot in the head are appealing for the public’s help to trace a vehicle. Police were...
The Robert Frew doctors surgery in Wickford.

Denied place nine years after making complaint

The Robert Frew doctors surgery in Wickford. A stalwart NHS campaigner has been rejected a place at her nearest doctors surgery because of complaining against...
Russell Stillwell

‘It’s time to talk’ says mental health campaigner

Stigma still exists within the workplace Today marks ‘Time to Talk Day’, designed to give us all ’a chance to be more open about mental...
Saturday’s march attracted over 1,000 demonstrators

More protests over NHS proposals

Saturday’s march attracted over 1,000 demonstrators Campaign group, Save Southend NHS, organised a massive public march through Southend High Street on Saturday (January 27), culminating...
Extreme-Hair-Wars (2)

Hair Wars is hotting up

New TV show features local talent A Hairdresser from Essex and an Essex salon plan to steal the limelight for the next three weeks by...
jewllers ramraided

Jewellers targeted

A broad daylight ram-raid attack was inflicted on a Billericay jewellers today (Wednesday 31st Jan); reports suggest sometime between 11.30am and 12pm. Police were quickly...

Travellers set up camp in Billericay

Travellers have set up camp at the car park at the Hannakins Farm Community Centre in Rosebay Avenue, Billericay, this afternoon. The police are currently...
two drug dealers jailed

Drug dealers jailed for more than six years.

  TWO drug dealers from Laindon Hills caught with 16 wraps of cocaine. Basildon Crown Court today heard how officers from the West Operation Raptor were...
Oliver Duprey

Southend vet keeping his chin-up for big charity challenge

A Southend-on-Sea vet will test his mettle by attempting to do 1,000 chin-ups in seven hours as part of a fundraising event for a...
Thorpe Bay at sunset, Chris Eastty

Adding a splash of colour to hospital wards

A Leigh-on-Sea hospital worker and keen photographer has kindly donated some stunning examples of his work to Southend Hospital to try and brighten up...
Emily Linscott

Girls steal the show as Emily takes top award

The future looks bright for teenage racing driver Budding Basildon driving star, Emily Linscott, has made an incredible start to her maiden season in motor...
The Mercury. Hamilton Billericay Brewing Company The Old Rectory