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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Essex

News from Essex.

JAMES ARTHUR COVER

The boy’s comeback

X Factor winner James Arthur has his autobiography published today and the singer is appearing at Lakeside this evening to meet fans and sign...
The Comedians Guide to Survival

A first ever film festival

Tomorrow marks the start of the first ever Romford Film Festival, which aims to showcase and award filmmakers from the UK and around the...
arrest

INGATESTONE: Business Burglary – Appeal

Officers investigating burglaries at two supermarkets in Ingatestone are appealing for help to identify this man and woman, who they want to speak to.  Around...
Peter Hamill RTC Fatal pic

Road Traffic Collision A127 – Tribute

A man has died following a collision on the A127 in Great Warley at around 11am yesterday, Monday, September 25. Essex Police can name the...
Police Charged

BASILDON – Stabbing – CHARGE

Police have arrested and charged a boy following a stabbing in Stagden Cross, Basildon. A 16-year-old boy from Basildon has been charged with wounding with...
Tamara Richardson-Headlam

Appeal – Missing Person Tamara Richardson-Headlam

We are appealing for the public’s help to find 16-year-old Tamara Richardson-Headlam who is missing from the Westcliff area in Southend. Tamara was last seen...
Rosindell and mayor

Battle of Britain remembered

Local dignitaries came out to pay their respects at a special Battle of Britain Commemorative Sunday Service last week. This year marks the 77th anniversary...
College has big expansion plans

College has big expansion plans

Havering College is planning an £11 million construction and engineering college that will contribute £30 million to the local economy. The final approval on the...
Oktoberfest coming to Essex

Oktoberfest coming to Essex

German brewed beer will be available at Brentwood Brewery’s first Oktoberfest Beer Festival this Saturday thanks to the council’s Town Twinning Association links. Brewers from...
Students take part in visit to parliament

Students take part in visit to parliament

On Thursday, September 14 Southend West MP David Amess hosted a group of A-level students from Westcliff High School for Boys in Parliament. The...
Jeremy Sirrell

No ‘knee-jerk’ reaction after cyclist case

A Partner at an Essex law firm has said that policymakers should avoid making knee-jerk changes following calls for the offence of death by...
Metal-Matters

‘Metal matters’ residents are told

Castle Point Borough Council launched a metal recycling initiative yesterday in partnership with campaigners Metal Matters. Used metal packaging can be turned into new products...
Recovered property Dagnham

Brentwood recovered jewellery in Dagenham

Do you recognise this jewellery? Officers have recovered these items, which we believe to be stolen, after searching properties in Dagenham. We would like to...
Ross Bruce

Man jailed for robberies – Basildon/Grays

A man has been jailed for seven years after admitting to two robberies and a number of driving offences.  Ross Bruce, 28, of no fixed...
The Crowned Stag Beaulieu Essex

The Crowned Stag

The Mayor of Chelmsford, Cllr Duncan Lumley officially unveiled an impressive art sculpture last week at the Beaulieu development in Chelmsford. Created by artist, Matthew...
carnival

The fun of the carnival

Last Saturday, the Wickford community came together to hold the best Wickford Carnival yet. The day started with a 40 float precession which included charities,...
Samia’s been inspired to help the homeless

Samia’s been inspired to help the homeless

An ambitious new project called A Small Good Thing is helping some of Chelmsford’s most vulnerable people. This project aims to support the homeless...
Local MP James Duddridge

Irma raises question of aid

Local MP James Duddridge has said he stands with those affected by hurricane Irma and sought reassurance from Alan Duncan, Minister of State at...
Andrew Rosindell

Tributes paid to Navy

Member for Parliament Andrew Rosindell visited Gibraltar this week and praised the Royal Navy in wake of their response to the recent devastating hurricane...
Matt and Ethan

Champ’s act of kindness

Double World Karting Champion and former British Schools Karting Champion, Matt Luff, has proven he is a winner off the track as well as...
Dumped Chickens

Nearly running afowl

Nine chickens have been rescued after being dumped in recycling bins, shut up in plastic boxes with no water to drink in the scorching...
South Woodham Ferrers Fest

Fest wows crowds

South Woodham Ferrers residents came out in droves to enjoy a wealth of music, food and activities at the first ever ‘SWFest’ last month. Run...
Gyles to talk at Hylands House

Gyles to talk at Hylands House

After 50 years in television and radio and with his close links to the Royal Family, Gyles Brandreth is not short of stories to...
Victorious

Victorious

A mixed crew from the Lower Thames Rowing Club won the prestigious Nelson Cup over the Bank Holiday weekend, beating thirteen other crews from...
Marathon man’s epic challenge

Marathon man’s epic challenge

Graham Grout from Bristol, has just completed an epic endurance challenge - running 200 half marathons in 200 days. He clocked up 2,700 miles over...
Silk_River

Art project launched

A launch party was held at Trinity Buoy Wharf, Tower Hamlets last week in celebration of the month long 'Totally Thames’ event. The party on...
Douglas and Matt

Val gets a special visit

A long-term hospital patient was delighted at being re-united with her beloved dog ‘Douglas’ thanks to staff at Queen’s Hospital. The 74-year-old grandmother Val Overton,...
Fit-Fed

Fit & Fed success

The Fit and Fed programme, which closed last week with a community barbeque for all the participants and their families, has been hailed a...
Donkey-derby

Numbers double at Stock donkey derby

The annual charity donkey derby was held in Stock last weekend and volunteers said they had double the attendance from last year. This year there...
Shelley_Fraser

Heartbroken mum appeals for funding

A Billericay mum has been left ‘devastated’ after the NHS refused to fund the full cost of a powered wheelchair for her disabled son. Four-year-old...
The Mercury. Hamilton Billericay Brewing Company The Old Rectory