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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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News from Essex.

Andrea Daly

Unsolved murder of Andrea Daly

Andrea Daly's Unsolved murder in Rochford Rd, Southend on 10/11/2005 anniversary appeal We continue to investigate the death of a mum in a house fire...
Broken window

Rockets fired at Hovefields home, Wickford in targeted attack

Wickford home victim to vicious attacks A home in Wickford has been subjected to vicious attacks by vandals  at Hovefields Ave, in Wickford. Jill Walsh who...
The VIVIT experience is the only one of its kind

‘Not for the faint hearted’, South Essex College students watch semi-synthetic autopsy

The autopsy featured real animal organs Strong stomached science students at South Essex College got the opportunity to watch a mock, live post-mortem procedure last...
Christmas lights switch-on 2016

‘Best ever’ Southend Christmas light switch-on promised

Southend Christmas extravaganza Southend’s Christmas Lights switch-on event is gearing up to be the best ever according to organisers Southend BID. Nine hours of entertainment is...
Neil Parrish 11 years for rape offences

11 years for rape offences

A man from Chelmsford Has been jailed for 11 years after being convicted of three counts of rape.  Neil Parrish, 37, of Burgess Springs, was found...
Pudsey

Pudsey comes to Billericay

Pudsey makes a visit to South Green Juniors The BBC’s Children in Need Pudsey the bear made an appearance in Billericay on Monday to raise...
Hockey star to be face of London project

Hockey star to be face of London project

A Hornchurch born sports woman, who currently plays hockey for Great Britain and England is to be the face of an east London hockey...
Workers at the business Impossible Creations

Entrepreneurs attend flourishing Brentwood business fair

Brentwood Business Showcase 2017 The Brentwood Business Showcase was held last week and hailed as the most successful yet by the Leader of Brentwood Borough...
Saint Pierre's 11+ pupils celebrate another year of great results

Leigh-on-Sea school’s exam pass rate one of best in the country

Saint Pierre's 11+ results among the best nationwide Following on from the success of previous cohorts, this year’s group of 11+ candidates at Saint Pierre...
Lake Meadows

Annual Billericay fireworks bonanza another resounding success

Lake Meadow fireworks light up Billericay Billericay’s Lake Meadows hosted its annual fireworks bonanza on Saturday and, as always, the setting provided the perfect backdrop...
Racing driver Emily Linscott

Basildon’s Emily Linscott makes shortlist for Essex sports award

Langdon Hills racing prospect nominated A young racing driver from Basildon has been nominated for the prestigious Active Essex Young Sports Personality of the Year...
Wickford Health Surgery

LISTEN TO US

  STOP our doctors surgery closing down. A HEALTHCARE campaigner is calling for more to be done to stop the closure of a popular doctor’s surgery...
LJ Flanders (L) with John Maude, Regional Managing Director at NatWest

Essex Ex-offender’s success story

Prince's Trust Enterpirse award for Essex man An Essex man who turned his life around after a spell in prison has been given The Prince’s...
Essex Police

Essex police remove social media appeal after offensive material posted

Police remove online appeal after 'inappropriate comments' Two women have been caught on CCTV stealing a Poppy Appeal box from a Chelmsford shop, resulting in...
Remus Ramsacked

Animal sanctuary target of heartless thieves

A popular horse and pony sanctuary in Ingatestone has become the latest charity added to a growing list to have been burgled and ransacked. Remus...
Jason Patmore

SOUTH OCKENDON: Burglar

Jason Patmore who targeted elderly woman jailed A burglar who targeted a vulnerable elderly woman and conned her into letting him into her home has...
Photography competition

Billericay super snappers

Finalists gather at Billericay library to hear winners A Billericay photography competition announced its winners recently in front of the deputy mayor of Basildon. The finalists...
Thurrock marshes

Report sets agenda for the sustainable future of Essex coastline

Report recognises challenges in light of Brexit The Wildlife Trusts published a new report last week setting a vision for the marine environment in light...
Billie Bond Heads

Sculpture celebrates imperfection

Perfect for Imperfection - The Art of Healing Chelmsford Museum is hosting a new sculpture exhibition by renowned Essex-based artist Billie Bond at the museum’s...
refugee action event

Southend’s Sir David out in support of refugees

Southend West MP in Parliament for refugee event Last Wednesday Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, attended a Parliament event hosted by Refugee Action....
Hugh Doherty

Trial underway in Wickford murder case

A traveller site on Cranfield Park Avenue, Wickford The sister of a Wickford traveller shot in the chest was ‘chopped’ by the alleged murderer and...
Improved Service c2c

Improved service

A meeting with train operator c2c bosses to discuss the ongoing issues Last Monday Jon Cruddas, MP for Dagenham and Rainham, and Havering Coordinator Fay...
Lucy Charles

Essex woman of iron

Essex sportswoman comes close in toughest event A sportswomen from Buckhurst Hill, Essex competed in one of the toughest events in the world and amazingly,...
Lee Patmore-Help for Heroes Award

Brentwood fitness instructor recognised for epic bike challenge

Naval veteran honoured with award This month Brentwood Centre’s disability fitness instructor Lee Patmore became an official ambassador for military charity Help for Heroes and...
The Child in the Park

Beloved Billericay statue is back

Stolen Billericay statue back after lengthy repairs The beloved Billericay statue of the ‘Child in the Park’ has finally been returned to its rightful place...
Street art

Wall in Chelmsford to encourage street art

Wall in Chelmsford provided for community artists A wall next to a Chelmsford construction site has been provided explicitly for the use of the city’s...
Nine-year-old Kayda

Future star Kayda from Basildon raps in memory of late nan

Basildon girl makes video of her rapping A nine-year-old from Basildon has expressed grief following her nan’s death in a ‘rap’ and wants to encourage...
Family rave

Calling out to Orsett’s young ravers

New dance craze for families coming to Essex The latest family dance craze, sweeping the nation is coming to Orsett this November. The event is aimed...
Philip Blows

Billericay dad joins the self-publishing revolution

Dad self-publishes This week Billericay dad of four, Philip Blows, joined the ranks of Britain’s independent authors by making his new children’s book, James and...
Lower Barn

Rayleigh café wins best for family dining

Café celebrates Staff at Lower Barn Café in Rayleigh are celebrating after being crowned Best Family Dining at a prestigious food and drink awards earlier...
The Mercury. Hamilton Billericay Brewing Company The Old Rectory