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Friday, August 23, 2019

Essex

News from Essex.

Rossi's book

Southend institution Rossi has story told in new book

Rossi’s: The Story of Southend’s Favourite Ice Cream by author Patricia Volante, who married into the Rossi clan, is realeased soon amid excitement by...
Gabrielle Pearce

Chelmsford teenager getting ready to celebrate a marathon birthday

A teenager from Galleywood will be celebrating her 18th birthday in the streets of London when she takes on the London Marathon for the...
Friars-Trustlinks

Pupils at Shoeburyness school promoting therapeutic gardening

A mental health charity has once again teamed up with a Shoeburyness primary school as part of its ‘Growing Together’ initiative which promotes therapeutic...
festival leisure awards

Award ceremony marks Basildon's Festival Leisure Park's 20th birthday

The best in the community The winners for the new Festival Leisure Park Community Awards were revealed on Monday evening at the awards ceremony held...
spider

South Essex students explore phobia at London Zoo

Psychology students from South Essex College visited London Zoo recently to explore phobias and come face-to-face with some of their fears. A-Level students, who all...
Anne Jolly

Brentwood charity SADS UK supports victims of heart condition and their families

Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome A local charity in Brentwood is raising awareness of the support they provide for sufferers of heart attacks and loved ones...
Dunromin

Untidy Land Notice served on dumped trailer on Dunromin, Wickford

Basildon Council has removed an abandoned trailer from a plot of land known as Dunromin to the south of Hovefields Drive, Wickford. An Untidy Land...
stables

Not stable: huge rates hike is considered neigh good for Essex

Equestrian centres affected Riding schools and equestrian centres across Essex are campaigning against a steep business rate increase of 300 per cent. Rayleigh and Wickford MP...
high tea

Chelmsford's Friends of Hylands House celebrated for their hard work

Hylands House in Chelmsford was celebrated the wonderful work of their volunteers on Monday by organising a high tea and quiz for them. The friends...
mumpreneur

Chelmsford 'Mumpreneurs' scoop national award

Sounds Right Phonics Classes for Kids A local business that runs highly successful children’s phonics classes was celebrating recently after winning a national award. Chelmsford business...
Alex Mayer

Euro MP campaigning to stop spring bird hunt

Essex Euro MP Alex Mayer has called on the Maltese Government to stop the spring bird hunt due to start on April 1, which...
John Baron

Basildon Local Plan sparks angry reaction from residents

House-building programme roundly criticised Local residents are getting ready for the ‘fight of their lives’ as Basildon Council gets ready to submit a local plan...

A belated 30th birthday celebration

A renowned wedding venue in Brentwood was celebrating its 30th birthday recently, a year late, but staff, customers and supporters came together to mark...
Dominic Littlewood

TV star Dominic Littlewood to open showroom in Chelmsford

TV personality and consumer rights champion Dominic Littlewood will be helping, award-winning home improvement specialists, SEH BAC open their new show centre in Chelmsford. The...
Sheila Norton

Prolific Chelmsford author launches book number 18

Latest novel 'The Pets at Primrose Cottage' A 68-year-old author from Chelmsford has launched her 18th novel this week and says she has no plans...
HeidiMottram

Could you live on just 50 litres of water a day?

Taking on the 'Cape Town Experience' A team of company directors at Essex & Suffolk Water will be attempting to live on just 50 litres...
3PR robot

Wickford school rewarding green commuters

Pupils at Wickford Infant and Junior School now have a safer journey to school, thanks to a little green robot called 3PR who has...
Mark Francois

MPs respond to Salisbury nerve attack

Questions asked in Parliament Rayleigh and Wickford MP, and former Defence Minister, Mark Francois, condemned the comments of the Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn,...
Equine Showcase

University unveils £2 million equestrian facilities

Equine showcase A university near Chelmsford unveiled their brand new facilities last week after a £2m investment. Writtle University College held an Open day and Equine...
ice

A winter wonderland: spring in Billericay

A Billericay local managed to get a shot of this impressive collection of icicles left over after the so-called ‘mini beast from the east’...
Virginia Campbell

St Luke’s Hospice nurse comes close runner-up for prestigious award

Basildon’s St Luke’s Hospice is celebrating this week after advanced nurse practitioner, Virginia Campbell, won second place in the prestigious British Journal of Nursing...
CSE

Keeping children safe online

Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day An Essex police campaign to educate parents, carers and children about the dangers of social media will re-launch this weekend. The...
Dr Petros Andreou

Surgeon warns of ‘crisis’ in glaucoma care in mid-Essex NHS

Broomfield's last specialist due to retire A surgeon from Chelmsford has claimed that a “crisis” may be about to hit the NHS in mid-Essex when...
Essex Police

Man arrested as boy left with 'life-threatening injuries' after collision

A man has been arrested following a collision in Chelmsford on Friday, March 16 A Silver Peugeot 208 collided with a cyclist on Roxwell Road, around...

Travellers cause more chaos near Wat Tyler Country Park

THIS afternoon traffic was at a standstill around Pitsea train station level crossing due to a convoy of travellers. Police were heavily in attendance as...
cool to be kind

Cool to be kind

A Chelmsford homelessness support group was boosted recently with a high-profile celebrity endorsement Top comedian Tom Walker - better known as angry TV reporter Jonathan...
Owen-O'Neill

Students get helping hand

University Compare, the British start-up helping prospective students choose the right course at the right university, has launched a campaign on crowdfunding website Seedrs. Since...
Park ready for Easter

Park ready for Easter

Rayleigh Town Council, along with Rochford District Council are pleased to announce that work has started this week on installing new play equipment at...
Ant and Dec

A dream come true for Sarah and mum Lucy

A terminally ill mum from Billericay is delighted this week after she saw her teenage daughter fulfil her dream of meeting idols Ant and...
Kelly Sephton

Kelly demonstrates the power of healthy living

A brave Chelmsford woman suffering from a chronic condition is trying to raise awareness about the condition by sharing her story. Kelly Sephton, 36, a...
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