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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Council encouraging Brentwood to nominate their unsung heroes

Civic Awards Brentwood Borough Council are looking for people who have gone out of their way to make a difference in the community for the...
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Star line-up: Essex Book Festival launched

200 entertainers across 40 venues Today marks the official launch of the 2018 Essex Book Festival, where Festival Director Ros Green will unveil the programme...

City camps to keep kids active in the new year

Get in! Chelmsford City Council is launching its latest series of Get In! City Camps, which give children the opportunity to engage in physical exercise...
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Man wanted after Loughton assault

Police want to speak to Charlie Douglas in connection with the assault of a man in Loughton. The 18-year-old is also wanted on suspicion of...
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Hollywood stars to descend on Romford

The nail-biting thriller is Luke Goss’s debut Havering is preparing to be ‘wowed’ as never before as a slice of Hollywood glamour is coming to...

Rebecca Harris joins anti-drink driving pact with Mika Hakkinen

MP signed the pact in parliament last week A local MP has teamed up with a former world champion racing driver to join a global...

£9,000 awarded to Essex voluntary groups

Essex & Suffolk Water's annual community fund A number of Essex charities are celebrating this week after a local utilities supplier announced the recipients of...
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Investors backing business venture

Matt’s is the only business in the UK to offer such a service One serial entrepreneur form Chelmsford, who offered investment in his latest business...
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Romford’s Broadford Primary Masterchef Michelle

Michelle Creed, the kitchen supervisor at Romford’s Broadford Primary School A school chef from a Havering school is only one of two London chefs to...

Hotel hosts a festive treat

  A hotel in Stock has organised a Christmas charity lunch for the retired residents in sheltered accommodation in the village. Greenwoods Hotel and Spa held...
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Hospice’s special guest

Louisa, from Chafford Hundred, was the winner of X Factor in 2015 Last week, patients at an Essex hospice were treated to a visit from...
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Another sport award shortlist for teenage racing driver Emily Linscott

From karts to race cars in barely a year Basildon teenage racing driver, Emily Linscott, has once again been recognised for her prowess behind the...
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Run for mum

Fibromyalgia is misunderstood, sufferers receive little support A man from Grays is taking on the mammoth challenge of running 100km in a 24 hour period...
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Viral campaign calling on Stormzy to get involved

Heart Research UK’s ‘Sing for you Heart’ Celebrities, children and families from Essex are making a charity’s celebrity Christmas campaign viral - and are now...
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Man named after suffering a single stab wound to the chest

Police are now in a position to release the identity of a man who died after being found collapsed in Northlands Park, Basildon on...
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Beloved beard goes in sponsored shave event for St Luke’s Hospice

Over a £1,000 has been raised A serial Billericay fundraiser was in the barber’s chair on Saturday having his beard shorn off to raise money...
Santa Run

Santas assemble: Festive race at Basildon’s Wat Tyler Country Park

Over 500 people took part Supporters of Thundersley’s Little Havens Hospice are all on Santa’s nice list after completing a fundraising Santa run recently. Havens Hospices...
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A simple trick for respiratory illness sufferers this winter #Scarfie

New campaign #Scarfie launched Health professionals across mid and south Essex are encouraging people with respiratory conditions to stay well this winter by joining in...
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Countywide sports awards winners announced last week in Chelmsford

From grass roots to elite level The winners of the Active Essex Sports Awards 2017 were announced last week (December 5) at a glittering ceremony...
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Pioneering care centre

Specialist centre for dementia care opened in Pilgrim’s Hatch A pioneering village designed for people suffering with dementia opened its doors and welcomed new residents...
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Basildon woman fighting for support for sufferers of ‘invisible diseases’

A Government petition is underway  A young women from Basildon is campaigning to get more financial help for hundreds of ‘invisible disease’ sufferers. Amanda Flannery, 25,...

Tributes after death of Chelmsford binman

"Hardworking family man" killed by his own lorry  The fiancé of a binman who died in Chelmsford last week has released a heartfelt statement describing...
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First ever dedicated animal film festival Screen4Paws coming to London

It is hoped the event will come to Essex soon Screen4Paws, the first film festival to focus exclusively on animals is coming to London's Chelsea...
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Pupils in Southend have chance to exhibit photography

Photography club display work in school first Milton Hall Primary School’s Photography Club is held its first public photography exhibition last week. The collection of photographs...

Billericay community collaborates to create moving tribute

Sales of book are being donated to mental health charity Basildon Mind A community have taken a tragedy and turned it into something positive by...
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Billericay Community champion commended at awards

Recognised for her work raising profile of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy A Billericay mum was ‘highly commended’ for her charity work in the community champion category at...
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Jeremy Corbyn starts dialogue on coastal communities with Southend visit

Leader accompanied by Shadow Minister for Coastal Communities Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn was in Southend last week with Shadow Minister for Coastal Communities, Holly Lynch,...
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A courageous Basildon woman has shaved her head to raise money for three charities

A pub in Ramsden Heath played host to the event A pub in Ramsden Heath played host to a event that saw a young women...
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Santa trades in sleigh for special flight from Southend in skies above Essex

An amazing £12,000 was raised Two special easyJet Flights took off from London Southend Airport last weekend whisking 160 children along with their friends and...
Billericay Christmas Market

Another year, another successful Christmas market in Billericay

The crowds came in their droves again this year for the annual Billericay Christmas Market, which saw the High Street closed off to traffic...
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