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Essex

News from Essex.

Tory MP James Duddridge

Parties clash over the electricity price hike

Rochford & Southend East Labour Party have said that residents have been betrayed by the Conservatives on their election pledge to cap energy prices. The...
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Road traffic collision – one casualty

London Road, Benfleet In attendance: 1 x Rayleigh Weir, 1 x Basildon Fire crews were called to the scene of a road traffic collision this morning. On arrival,...
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CHELMSFORD – Crackdown on gangs leads to 28 arrests

A CRACKDOWN, targeting gang-related crime in Chelmsford, has seen 28 people arrested and around £12,000 worth of drugs seized in recent weeks. Since the end...
V Fest crowd

Essex Police publishes information ahead of V Festival

 “Have fun in a safe environment” is Essex Police’s message to festival-goers this year as Chelmsford gears up for the V Festival. With up to...
20170308 Faheem Jaigirdar

Men jailed for fraud

Two men have been jailed for their involvement in sophisticated scams which involved removing thousands of pounds out of people’s bank accounts.  At Basildon Crown...
Stylist putting Essex salons on the map

Stylist putting Essex salons on the map

A Hornchurch hairdresser has been named as one of 98 stylists from across the country to make it to the final of the HJ...

App hopes to beat the British weather

A free app that provides detailed local weather forecasts has been developed with the help of Anglia Ruskin University academics. Hyperlocal Rainfall, which is now...
Kate Bishop

Study in comfort

Anyone can now study with Barking & Dagenham College - without even leaving home thanks to a new partnership with leading UK edtech firm,...
BHR 1287

Khahisa-Mhlanga

Basildon Hospital radio, BHR 1287 can continue to keep the music playing thanks to an upgrade made possible by kind donations from Basildon Round...
Khahisa-Mhlanga

Chelmsford athlete strikes gold in Italy

A young runner based at Chelmsford Athletics Club achieved great success at a recent championship event. Khahisa Mhlanga, 17, defied her inexperience to take a...
London Southend Airport

Park at Southend for an affordable start to your holiday

A new survey has found that London Southend Airport is the cheapest of all the London airports to park your car before jetting off...
Romford YMCA building

Funding to help homeless

Charity YMCA Thames Gateway has been awarded £6 million by the Greater London Authority to build much needed new homes for young people who...
Brian Hurry

Mother and son jailed in connection with death of pensioner

A man has been jailed for life, to serve a minimum of 17 years, for murdering his 78-year-old step-grandfather.  Michael McDonald, 25, of Tennyson Road,...

Assault appeal; Springfield Road Chelmsford

Police would like to talk to these men in connection with an assault in Chelmsford.  Officers were called to an incident in CTZN Bar, in Springfield...
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Murder investigation Market Pavement Basildon

Police have arrested a second man in connection with a murder investigation in Basildon.  Officers arrested a 27-year-old man from Dedham on suspicion of murder...
witness appeal

Robbery appeal BENFLEET

Police are appealing for witnesses to a knife-point robbery in the Co-Operative store, in High Road, Benfleet, at around 7.30pm (Monday, July 31). A man...
20170714-Rico-Dupres

LEIGH ON SEA: Man Sentenced to three years in prison for GBH & Dangerous...

A MAN, who ran over a pregnant shop-worker and left her with life-threatening injuries following an alleged fraud, has been jailed for three years. Basildon Crown...
Engineering new careers

Engineering new careers

Girls from two local secondary schools, were invited to PROCAT college’s Basildon Campus to help celebrate International Women in Engineering Day 2017. Each year this...
Project up for award

Project up for award

A project led by Anglia Ruskin University students and staff to improve the lives of villagers in a remote area of India has been...
balance bikes at hadleigh park

Hadleigh Park a hive of entertainment

Hadleigh Park has announced it will be hosting a wide range of activities this summer to help keep kids entertained as the school holidays...
20170617 James Rixson

Summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign TWO MORE CONVICTIONS

Two more drink drivers have been convicted following Essex Police’s summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign. 107 people were arrested during the campaign which ran...
Southend Bandstand in action

Music is park life in Southend

Southend’s Priory Park is once again playing host to the much loved annual season of Music in the Park. Both residents and visitors will be...
16th century style

Guildhall event showcasing history

A Chelmsford resident has taken part in one of the City of London’s biggest events of the year. Graham Hayden ‘strutted his stuff’ in true...
FERRARI LAFERRARI APERTA REG: X88 WST Car launched to mark the 70th anniversary of Ferrari. One of only two hundred made in the world. Value £6,000,000 (approx)

Ferrari turns heads

Essex witnessed an unforgettable day on Saturday, July 22, as over one hundred Ferrari’s paraded in a convoy to celebrate Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary. The parade...
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BASILDON: Burglary and police pursuit

Steeple View Police have arrested two men following a burglary in Basildon. Officers were called to reports of a burglary in Steeple View shortly after 4pm,...

A feast of super cars

Ford in Great Warley, Brentwood, was the place to be for all budding car enthusiasts last Friday, July 21. The Head Office held their annual...
20170623 Irene Turner

Summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign

Five more convictions Five more people have been convicted of drink driving following Essex Police’s summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign. 107 people were arrested between...
Basildon-Hospital

Victory for hospitals’ A&E departments

After much discussion regarding the future of hospitals services in mid and south Essex, it has been announced that the A&E departments at Broomfield,...
A Vintage Garden Tractor

Vintage tractor business a hit for Maldon farmer

A Maldon based farmer, who, recognising a growing trend for vintage tractors has started his own tractor restoration business. Wilf Robinson founded The Vintage Garden...
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