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News from Essex.

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,...
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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...

Prom Princesses

A Thurrock woman, with a wardrobe full of prom dresses, is on a mission to ensure teenage girls across the borough can go to...

AVELEY: altercation & collision;

AVELEY: altercation & collision; Aveley Bypass; 10/06/2017 - UPDATE Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident on the Aveley Bypass at around 4.30pm on...

Wanted Appeal Scott Carter

COLLIER ROW: Wanted Appeal Scott Carter: 09/06/2017 Police are appealing for help to find Scott Carter, 26, who is wanted for breaching a non-molestation order. Carter...
Student Morgan Parker expresses her views on early years child care to Radio Four presenter Nick Robinson

Morgan comes to the fore on radio

A student and nursery manager from Southend was invited to talk on national radio because of her knowledge of all things ‘early years’. Morgan Parker,...

Families flock to Wild Woods event

The 13th annual Wild Woods Day in Hockley proved an action-packed family day out and attracted more than 4,000 visitors last weekend. The event, held...

THE CURSE OF HATRED

Page One Opinion Over the past few days our Intelligence Services have come in for criticism after the sickening London Bridge attack last Saturday. The question...

SOUTHEND Assault Queens Road – FURTHER CCTV

Police investigating an assault at a bar in Southend are releasing further CCTV images of three women they would like to speak to. The victim,...
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CHELMSFORD: Robbery; Rainsford Road.

Police have released CCTV image of a man they would like to talk to in connection with a robbery in Chelmsford.  A man walked into...

Academy trust finalises their plans for merger

Brentwood County High School has announced that their plan for merger with nearby St Clere’s Co-operative Academy Trust is on course for completion in...
Question time for students

Question time for students

Pupils from Greensward Academy in Hockley were visited by members of Essex Fire and Rescue   Service recently and given a talk on the dangers associated...
EBWE an inspirational platform for women

EBWE an inspirational platform for women

The Essex Business Women’s Experience is returning for its third year later this month and remains the only Expo in Essex exclusively for women. The...

News in brief

ECC Streetlights Essex County Council is investing £9.1 million to install energy saving LED streetlights across the county. Essex Highways will convert a further 23,000 high-wattage...
Craig David; a packed out FSTVL and legendary DJ Carl Cox rousing the crowds

FSTVL time unleashed in Upminster

FESTIVAL season is officially here and getting Essex off to a huge start at the weekend was ‘We Are FSTVL’. The dance music event hailed...
Father Howse and Saul

Puppy Love

A puppy who found himself needing a new place to live has been given a holy new home and is now giving a helping...
The Mercury. Hamilton Billericay Brewing Company The Old Rectory