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Zero tolerance

As Thurrock Council continues zero tolerance approach to the out of control fly-tipping that is going on around Thurrock a man has had his...

Community festival

The popular SS17 Community Festival in Stanford-le-Hope will be staged at Hardie Park on Sunday 7th July between 12pm and 6pm. The event is free...

Hard work pays off for young cricketers

A local cricket coach has dyed his hair pink after one of his young cricketers hit a six in a match. Terry Hills coaches an...

Jessica rings the bell

A brave 10-year-old cancer survivor started her weekend celebrating beating cancer after ringing the recovery bell after two years of chemotherapy. Jessica Fornal, from Basildon,...

Charity project back for 3rd year

A woman from Chelmsford will be running her successful charity project for a third year running this year. Samia Uddin from Chelmsford will be commencing...

Cleaner Havering campaign

Local businesses are showing their support for Havering Council's Cleaner Havering campaign, with posters urging residents not to drop chewing gum The “Stick it in...

Writer celebrates becoming best seller

AN ESSEX writer is celebrating after his first novel became a surprise best-seller, more than four years after it was published. Since it’s release, Paul...

Singer Liam loves playing in Essex

Singer and songwriter Liam Grundy will be performing at Queens Theatre, Hornchurch 15 July. The evening will feature a mixture of country, Rock ‘n’ Roll...

Life skills community project for children

More than 2000 primary school children visited Havering last week in a fantastic multi agency community project led by Havering council. The Havering school children...

Talking, walking and making festival comes to Grays Park

The launch of Welcome to the Kitchen Table, 2019's T100 walking, talking and making festival takes place on Friday 5 July at The Lightship...

WIN! WIN! WIN! Get Ready for Your Next Big Adventure at the MOTORHOME AND...

The ultimate day out for those looking for their next adventure, the Motorhome and Caravan Show is back for 2019 at Birmingham's NEC. Taking place...

Indian commended in Tiffin Cup

John Baron MP has congratulated Jodhpur Indian Kitchen in Basildon for being Highly Commended in the Tiffin Cup competition, following Mr Baron’s nomination earlier...

Client Spotlight – Liberty Flowers, Mercury Mall

Situated on level one of The Mercury in Romford, family owned florist Liberty Flowers has been blooming for over thirty years. Although managed by...

Crowds flock to Horndon-on-the-Hill

Horndon-on-the Hill welcomed hundres of people, when glorious weather once again made the village’s Feast & Fayre event a weekend to remember. The event was...

Local MP backs plans to increase funds for sick children

Stephen Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon and East Thurrock, has joined children’s palliative care charity Together for Short Lives’ call on NHS...

Luxury holiday homes in beautiful Suffolk

Come along to The Grange Country Park, Straight Road, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UX during the Open Weekend on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th...

WIN WIN WIN A SWEET STRAWBERRY SUMMER WITH HARIBO

Strawberry season is in full swing and HARIBO is giving two fans the chance to win a strawberry shaped pinata bursting with a scrumptious...

WI WIN WIN Jana Reinhardt

Handmade by a small team of master goldsmiths at the Jana Reinhardt West Sussex studio. Jana reinhardt uses the old methods of wax carving...

As you like it

Local organisations HASWA Havering Asian Social & Welfare Association, DABD and the Queen's Community Group are taking part in a musical adaptation of William...

Romford Film Festival Goes Truly Global

From 6th to 10th of June the Mercury again hosted the Romford Film Festival, bringing over 100 movies to Romford, some of which were...

St Lucia – The only country named after a woman

“Glass of Champagne?” asked the British Airways lady as I settled into my seat in World Traveller Plus. It was only breakfast time but...

Local leisure centre’s mark drowning prevention week with free summer swim school offer

To mark Drowning Prevention Week, Fusion Lifestyle centres in Southend are hosting a range of activities, all designed to help promote safety in the...

ESSEX YOGA DAY

Flow into August and indulge in healthy vibes aplenty at Edge & Flow's first Essex Yoga Day. In the tranquil gardens of Ashwells Country...

An Adventure you’ll never ‘fore’get is set to arrive at Festival Leisure Park late...

Mr Mulligans, the highly anticipated indoor adventure golf venue, is set to open its doors at Festival Leisure Park this July. Visitors are set to...

Pop up plant based butchers

Sainsbury's opened the UK’s first ever ‘Meat-Free Butchers’ in East London last week just in time for World Meat Free Week. The ‘pop up’ shop...

THE SPECTACULAR, ACCLAIMED MUSICAL RETURNS TO LONDON

Michael Harrison and Jonathan Church are today delighted to announce that Chichester Festival Theatre's Olivier Award-nominated production of Singin' in the Rain will play...

School children inspired by dramatic production

More than 700 students from the Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer schools recently visited the Thameside Theatre to see English Touring Opera’s (ETO) moving...

Duke of Kent opens brand new Riverside

Chelmsford's Riverside Leisure Centre was officially opened by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent on Friday June 14. Accompanied by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant...

Burglars charged with 19 offences

A man and a boy have appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 25 June, with the charges of 19 offences of conspiracy to...

Laindon man joined the squad for Soccer Aid

Patients and staff at Basildon Hospital cheered on former patient Alan Moorcraft -Sexton on Sunday 16 June, when he joined Soccer Aid 2019, the...
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