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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Essex

News from Essex.

Brentwood theft efit

BRENTWOOD: Theft; William Hunter Way – EFIT RELEASED

Police investigating a theft in Brentwood have released an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to.  A woman in her 60s had...
Jonathan Kearns

THREE MORE CONVICTIONS – Summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign

Three more people arrested during the summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign have been convicted. 107 people were arrested during the campaign, which ran from June...
Christian Marasek

Christian’s first novel started out as hobby

A Basildon man is celebrating the publication of his first novel after starting to write the story in his spare time as a hobby. Christian...
Essex Police

BENFLEET. Assault High Road – CCTV IMAGES

Police investigating an assault in Benfleet are releasing CCTV images of two men they wish to speak to. It happened in High Road at around...
Heidi Hyde

LEIGH-ON-SEA: Fatal RTC, New Road

Tributes have been paid to a woman who died following a collision in Leigh-on-Sea. Heidi Nicola Hyde, 47 was tragically killed in a road traffic...
Dog rescued from hot car

CHELMSFORD: Dog rescued from car; Bond Street

Officers have rescued a dog that was found by a member of the public locked inside a vehicle during hot conditions in Bond Street,...
witness appeal

GALLEYWOOD: Concern for safety; Stock Road

Police are appealing for witnesses after receiving a report of concern for safety for a man in Stock Road, Galleywood, shortly before 6.30pm yesterday,...
operation-sceptre

Operation: Knife crime force

Operation Sceptre, led by the Metropolitan Police and aimed at those who carry and use knives, is in its latest phase this week as...
Frankie the cat with owners

Cat is reunited with owners in Southend after being missing nine years

A long lost cat is back with its owners after being missing for nine years. Frankie wandered off from the family home in Southend in...
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A Grays man has been charged with murder after stabbing on Blackshots Lane

A MAN appeared in court yesterday in connection with the death of a Stanford-le-Hope man. Jack Taylor, 18, a sales assistant of Oakley Close, Grays,...
Horse Lift

Horse rescued from ditch – PHOTOS and VIDEO

Firefighters rescued a young horse who got stuck in a ditch which was full of water in Ongar. When firefighters arrived they found the horse,...
Michael Avraam-Stephenson

Inspirational students are awarded for achievements

A 14 year old from St Martins School in Brentwood, has been rewarded for her tireless fundraising for an animal rescue home. Antonia Antoniou won...
Can you help

Murder investigation launched following man’s death in Grays

Police are now able to confirm the name of a man who died following a disturbance in Grays in the early hours of this...
Olly Murs

Olly’s pride for Essex Awards and achievers

Essex boy and chart-topping singer Olly Murs has shown his support for the 2017 Pride of Essex Awards. Nominations are now open for many categories including...
Colourful blooms are starting to appear

Brentwood’s eye-catching displays

Brentwood is now in bloom following the installation of hanging baskets across the town centre and scattered wild meadows popping up around the borough. The...
Zoe Finch

Award-winning Zoe is role model for aspiring women

A Basildon woman, who was honoured recently at the National Skills Academy Power Awards, is making waves in the male-dominated energy industry. Zoe Finch, 27,...
Woolpack

Quiz for Grenfell

A Chelmsford woman, moved by the plight of the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster, acted quickly last week to organise a fundraiser that...
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BENFLEET: Robbery, London Road. Witness appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a betting shop in Benfleet.  Two men armed with knives entered Ladbrokes in London Road at...
Enjoying the sun

Hats off to ‘the hut’ with garden party

A Hornchurch charity organised a garden party last week in celebration of their local history and that of ‘the hut’, their premises which was...

Young Jack to launch new job app

A young entrepreneur from Romford is launching a new social media recruitment platform to help young people find employment. Yourfeed.com will help those who have...

‘I’m in!’ Students excel in Dragon’s Den experience

Five Chelmsford students had their own Dragon’s Den moment last week as they pitched their business ideas to a panel of nine experts. Jed Bailey,...
The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls pic

Putting students First

An education charity is helping schools across the region harness the talents and experiences of alumni to support current students. Future First is working with...
Cooper-brothers

Forced to pay it back

by Oliver Hill [email protected] Two brothers, currently serving jail sentences for defrauding 12 vulnerable people out of tens of thousands of pounds, have been ordered...
Penny update

Update: Tip dog soon tip top

A dog found close to death in a pile of fly-tipped rubbish in East Tilbury earlier this month has made a remarkable recovery. The Saluki,...

SOUTHEND; Burglaries in Elm Road;

Officers investigating two burglaries in Elm Road, Shoeburyness, Southend, are releasing CCTV images of two men they would like to speak with. The first incident...

Charity box theft

BASILDON: Suspect charged; Charity box theft; 10/06/17 A woman has been arrested and charged with two counts of theft from two restaurants in Basildon on...
Fire Coxtie Green Road, Brentwood

FIRE – Derelict building alight, Brentwood

Coxtie Green Road, Brentwood 19/06/2017 @ 00:55 In attendance: 2 x Brentwood, 1 x Ongar, 1 x Chelmsford (ALP) Firefighters were called to a fire in a...

Aces swing into action

One of the nation’s favourite Jive and Swing bands will be coming to Romford Market Place later this month to spread their anti-drug message...
CEME IC Confrerence Pod

Latest tech trends on display at new centre

The official launch of the all-new CEME Launchpad centre, Rainham, is taking place on Monday as it hosts the TechVent expo. The one-day event marks...
Grenfell Tower

Death toll expected to rise after Grenfell Tower disaster

Are other tower blocks safe? THE death toll in the London tower block inferno is still being assessed today It is known that at least 17...
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