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Essex

News from Essex.

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Barn fire Southend Road, Chelmsford

In attendance: 2 x Chelmsford, 1 x Great Baddow, 1 x Rayleigh Weir, 1 x Halstead (Water Bowser) Firefighters were called to a fire in a...
Essex-police

Boy charged with possession of knife – update to charge

A teenager has been charged following a policing operation to tackle knife crime in south Essex.  An operation between 2pm and 10pm on Tuesday, July...
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Environmental Projects Fund invites new applications

Essex & Suffolk Water’s Branch Out scheme, which offers grants of up to £25,000 to projects which benefit the natural environment and local communities,...
n (L to R) Tom Andrewartha,Water Efficiency Manager at Essex & Suffolk Water, Cllr JoAnn Williams, Mayor of Witham, Nicci Russell, Managing Director of Waterwise and John Devall, Water Director for Essex & Suffolk Water in Witham with the art sculpture.

Every drop does count

The Mayor of Witham, Councillor JoAnn Williams, has officially launched the Every Drop Counts initiative by unveiling a special work of art. More than 15,000...
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Violent men get jail time

Thirteen men have been convicted following a violent disturbance that left an innocent football supporter permanently brain damaged. Around 25 people set upon Cambridge United...
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Swimmers going for gold

Youngsters from a local swimming club have qualified for the British Summer Championships 2017 in Sheffield. The swimmers from the Basildon and Phoenix Swimming Club,...
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MP calls for more action after traveller incursions

Stephen Metcalfe, local MP for South Basildon & East Thurrock has called for more joined up action to tackle traveller incursions. Mr Metcalfe is opening...
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New Homes Built

Three new homes will be built in place of underused garages in Basildon after a planning application was approved by the council’s planning committee...
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Students turn detective for the day

Schoolchildren from Thundersley gained an insight into the minds of criminals this week by becoming detectives for the day. Year 5 students from Thundersley Primary...
Daniel Slater

Wanted Daniel Slater

Police are appealing for information to help find a man they want to speak to in connection with failing to appear at court in...
Elysia King

Summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign – Another three convictions

Another three drink-drivers, arrested during Essex Police’s summer anti-drink and drug driving campaign, have been convicted.  107 people were arrested during the campaign which ran...
Reap their rewards

Gardeners reap their rewards

Chelmsford City Council hosted an awards evening at Chelmsford Museum in Oaklands Park on Thursday, July 6 for the winners and runners-up of the...
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