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Jack Morrad – UPDATE Inquest

A man who was found dead in a park lake following an 11-day search had drowned, an inquest has heard. Jack Morrad, 28, went missing...

WIN! WIN! WIN! Buddy Brilliant

Sixty years ago, on 3rd February 1959, Rock ‘n’ Roll - and the world - lost its brightest star. The unparalleled catalogue of music...

The charm of the Irish comes to Essex

Irish Country Pop star Nathan Carter is taking the music scene by storm. Without a doubt, he is fast becoming one of the UK’s...

Dramatic fare rise on buses

THE Thurrock Independents group have written to FirstBus about the ‘dramatic’ increase in their fares for certain residents in Thurrock. Councillor Jack Duffin wrote to...

Tom Walker 2019 Tour

Tom Walker has had a very good 2018. His ‘Leave A Light On’ was the hit of the summer and he performed a stunning...
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Influential health innovator is made an OBE

Anglia Ruskin University professor is recognised for services to clinical leadership Professor Tony Young, Director of Medical Innovation at Anglia Ruskin University, has been made...

Forced religious conversion in the Modern World

------------------- Client Press Release -------------------- United Kingdom citizens remember the death of 27 year Ji-In Gu An event took place in London on 6 January 2019 to...

Film Premier “Murked”

This Saturday the Romford Film Foundation is premiering the film ‘Murked’. The film is written by Can Somer, a 22 year old Actor (Borstal, TV...

A man has died in hospital following an incident in Brentwood on Christmas Eve

A man has died in hospital following an incident in Brentwood on Christmas Eve. At about 11.50pm on Monday, December 24, an altercation occurred outside...

Cycle awareness event after boy involved in collision

Young riders have taken part in a cycle safe awareness event following a serious collision that involved a boy in Bicknacre. More than 50 cyclists...

Officers thanked for rushing woman in labour to hospital in Chelmsford

Two officers have been thanked by a couple who they rushed to hospital just in the nick of time to give birth. The couple...

Can you ‘Give a Dog a Home’

We are on the lookout for a new home for one of our police dogs who sadly had her career cut short after she...

Come along to the Friendship Café

Residents can come along for a free cup of tea and meet new people at an event next week. The Friendship Café is taking place...

(Video) New Davy Down Bridge is the first of its kind in Europe

An innovative new bridge which was installed at Davy Down Riverside Park, South Ockendon, on Friday is the first of its kind in Europe. The...

Thurrock Youth Cabinet host Youth Conference

The fifth Thurrock Youth Conference took place on Thursday 13 December 2018 bringing together over 100 young people and secondary school students from across...

Thousands of illegal cigarettes are taken off Thurrock’s streets

Counterfeit and illegal cigarettes will not be tolerated in Thurrock warns Trading Standards after officers seized their largest single haul of more than 67,000...

Christmas lunch for our volunteers 

Brentwood Borough Council’s ground maintenance staff got into the festive spirit by holding a Christmas bonfire lunch for volunteers to thank them for their...

Volunteering improves health and wellbeing

People of all ages who volunteer are happier and healthier than their counterparts who don’t, research has shown. Volunteering improves wellbeing, helps reduce depression and...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Towngate Theatre

LAST week I took my son to the Towngate Theatre to watch Snow White. On arrival the hospitality was very welcoming and the atmosphere was...

Jack and the Beanstalk – Queens Theatre

THIS year’s panto at the Queens Theatre in Hornchurch was the ever popular Jack and the Beanstalk. My daughter and I went along hoping for...

Aladdin at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

There is nothing quite like a family night out at the Pantomime to kick start the Christmas festivities and if you want on par...

Brownies magical grotto

Over 200 Havering Girl Guides, Rainbows and Brownie groups became part of the community based events at The Mercury shopping centre last week to...

Community radio receives £9k funding

A community radio station in Basildon has received £9,000 of National Lottery funding through the Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity...

Festive carol concert

A very festive community spirit was felt on Friday December 14, outside Margaret Thatcher House in Romford. Andrew Rosindell MP held his annual Christmas Carol...

Campaign launched against closures

A LOCAL campaigner has collected nearly 1000 signatures at a petition against library closures across the county. Campaigners took to the streets of Chelmsford city...

Gifts for children

THE Give a Gift unit came to a close last week having received presents for more than 2,400 Thurrock children in need this Christmas. In...

Maltese restaurant opens in Romford

Romford’s first Maltese restaurant opened its doors to the public last Friday December 14 at the Mercury Mall. With a special opening that saw many...

Community smash fund target

WE’VE DONE IT!” was the cheer from children and their families, as they smashed a crowd-funding target to revamp their local playground. Their sponsored walks,...

Santa’s bike ride for Paige

Motorcyclist Steve Maples led a team of over fifty bikers in Christmas fancy dress on a toy run through Essex in aid of Broomfield...

‘NO’ To city CAST OFFS

A letter highlighting concerns about families being re-housed from London into areas of Essex has been sent to senior politicians in the capital. It raises...
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