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Dealer caught with class A drugs

A drug dealer caught with more than 100 wraps of Class A drugs with a street value of more than £1,000 has been jailed...

Burglars who tied women up convicted

Two men have been convicted over a break-in where a woman was tied up and tens of thousands of pounds worth of cash and...

Pink Summer ball

Nicola Drabble from Southend has good reason to be thankful as she celebrated her 60th birthday in February after recovering from breast cancer. Mum-of-two Nicola,...

Upcoming foster events

Thurrock Council’s Fostering Team are hosting a number of events this month as part of Foster Care Fortnight. Foster Care Fortnight, which is running from...

Fighting to save our air

Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham is calling for more petition signatures against proposals to build a mass waste incineration plant opposite Rainham. The...

Inspiring

34 dynamic and inspiring women from Billericay climbed Mount Snowden last Saturday to raise money for Women’s Aid. The group of 34 women all attend...

ON YOUR MARKS FOR HANNINGFIELD TRIATHLON

The Hanningfield Triathlon takes place this Saturday (18 May) with 200 participants ready to take on a gruelling challenge consisting of swimming, cycling and...

WIN! WIN! WIN! ‘A documentary with real bite’

Following its highly praised theatrical bow, the eye-opening, feature documentary Sharkwater Extinction from Rob Stewart the award-winning director of Sharkwater and Revolution, is set...

The Final Five

The Final Five sees BOYZONE play five select venues across the UK as the finale to their farewell tour. Don’t miss the Boyz as...

Comedy central starts with Shappi

Comedian & author Shappi Khorsandi is a woman of many parts. But live comedy is where she’s in her element, and now she sets...

Enfield Pageant of Motoring 25th -27th May

This popular and long established classic car show includes all manner of cars, commercial vehicle and motorcycles together with an autojumble where that elusive...

Interior design trends for the year ahead

Sian Astley, property expert for the Homebuilding & Renovating Show and project manager for BBC2 series ‘Your Home Made Perfect’, predicts the biggest interior...

Living Crafts hosts over 200 British makers at Hatfield House

Come and enjoy a festival of contemporary craft and design at Hatfield House from 9-12 May, an event packed with beautiful work by exceptional...

Tinnitus support group

AN expert from the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) will be speaking at the next meeting of the Southend-on-Sea tinnitus support group. The meeting will take...

Fun at Ipswich Football club thanks to SEH BAC

AN Ipswich football fan was celebrating after winning two tickets to Portman Road to see Ipswich Town take on Hull City, all courtesy of...

May Day fayre’s community spirit

Local Councillor’s Natasha Summers and Graham Williamson saw off the mini-train by Tesco’s in Rainham on bank holiday Monday, that they and local resident’s...

Fun day

Bank holiday Monday’s Soapbox Derby in Billericay, was another roaring success and a great day was had by the thousands of visitors at Sun...

Save our green

Councillors and local residents came out in full force to protest over the intended build of 64 properties on the green in Gooshays Drive,...

Grand designs

Purfleet Primary School and three of its pupils were presented with top prizes yesterday Tuesday May 7, after entering Purfleet Centre Regeneration Limited’s art...

Man who tried to hide evidence jailed

A man who caused a fatal crash in Dunton has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison. Kieran Dorsey, 24, of Shortlands,...

College design show

Get ready for Writtle University College’s annual Design Degree Show which takes place from May 15th-19th. This year's exhibition features cutting edge innovations from Art...

Village green’s festival fever

Get ready to catch festival fever in June at the annual Ramsden Bellhouse music festival. Now in its 5th annual year this fully authentic music...

Sunflower suite thanks Ray

Ray Allen, 66, from Havering, never forgot the great care he received from staff at the then Oldchurch Hospital, run by Barking, Havering and...

School benefits from outdoor stem classes

Community charity Groundwork East has received a £5,000 donation from Amazon in Tilbury to run a science project at a school in Grays. Groundwork works...

News in brief – Police appeal

Police are appealing for information after two men suffered serious injuries after being attacked close to the Army and Navy roundabout in Chelmsford on...

Homes with stunning views and country walks

Visit the Grange Country Park, Straight Road, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UX during our open weekend on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May between...

Council’s campaign up for two national awards

A campaign which saved 24 tonnes of waste from going to landfill has been shortlisted for two national recycling awards. Basildon Council’s Essex Talking Toaster...

Young offenders enter show

Green-fingered young people involved in the council’s youth offending service will once again be joining forces with the council’s Dementia community support team to...

Businesses team up to raise money for Havens

TWO Southend based businesses have teamed up to raise money for a new Hospice that will eventually care for thousands of people across South...

Police raise funds

New Essex police officers raised £2,413 for Mid Essex Hospitals' robotic surgery appeal after organising a series of charity events during their training. Intake J1...
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