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Cladding work set to start on fire hit Basildon estate

WORK to replace cladding on Basildon’s Felmores estate will begin by the end of the month. Basildon Council are working with Wates Living Space to...

V Festival goers take laughing gas

TRADING standards saw an increase in laughing gas being sold at this year’sV Festival. Essex County Council’s Trading Standards team worked closely with V Festival organisers...

Final days filmed to help St Luke’s Hospice

A BRAVE woman and her dying husband have played a key role in helping boost the profile of St Luke’s Hospice. Leighbeth and Richard Winters...

Cllr calls for lighting and pavement improvements on Pitsea estate

A LOCAL councillor is calling for money from parking fines to pay for pavement and lighting improvements on a local estate. Pitsea North West councillor...

Troubled dad dies after drug tragedy

A LOCAL man who lost three of his children in a house fire died following a drug overdose, a coroner’s court heard this week. Tony...

Decline in traffic brings call for crossing rethink

FIGURES released by the Highways Agency have given added impetus to opponents to plans for a new Thames crossing in Thurrock. The figures on the...

Plans for £2m Wickford revamp

BASILDON Council has announced its intention to spend almost £2 million on a major overhaul of the popular swimming pool and leisure centre in Wickford...

Delight as Thurrock’s sixth formers enjoy much improved set of A-level results

DELIGHTED Thurrock students are celebrating after achieving top marks in their A Levels. There were lots of smiling faces at Palmer’s College as students found...

It’s a 100% pass rate for many of county’s schools as students celebrate A...

HARD-WORKING students from across the county are celebrating their A Level results with many schools celebrating 100 per cent pass rates. 385,910 applicants have been...

Students celebrate yet another year of great A Level results across East London schools

STUDENTS from across Havering, Barking and Dagenham have proved once more that they are among the best in London with yet another year of...

Anger over councillors’ pension pot

A RECENTLY elected UKIP Essex councillor says he wants to lift the lid on a ”scandal” at County Hall. Cllr Kerry Smith, who represents Basildon...

MP slams TFL’s cost cutting proposal

A LOCAL MP has spoken out against leaked Transport for London (TfL) cost-cutting plans which propose the closure of all 268 ticket offices across...

Man rebailed in connection with cement mixer death

AN Upminster man has been rebailed pending further enquiries in connection with the death of Lee Balkwell. On 18 July 2002 33-year-old Lee Balkwell was...

Sophie leads hospice campaign

A TEENAGE girl who lost her mum earlier this year is backing a local hospice’s bid to find young people to help support others...

Deadline for Basildon Council catering contract looms

THE deadline for the tendering process for the day centre catering contract across Basildon is approaching. Basildon Council’s cabinet agreed in July that a procurement...

Fake copper sentenced in court

A WOMAN who masqueraded as an undercover police officer has been sentenced this week. Janette Bentley, 63, of MacGregor Drive, Wickford was found guilty of...

Flying Squad is praised after foiling armed robbery in borough

UNDERCOVER cops surprised an armed gang after an attack on a convenience store in Chadwell Heath. Armed with a handgun, five men entered Milap Mini...

Football ban for fan who plotted violence

A MEMBER of the notorious ‘Inter City Firm’ has been sentenced to a 12 month community order with 120 hours’ unpaid work after pleading...

Low key Rocks are Rooked at home

East Thurrock United 0, Lewes 2 THIS was a Ryman Premier League clash of low quality, little tempo but big disappointment for the home side...

Hammers slip on travels again

Peterborough Panthers 58, Lakeside Hammers 36 HAMMERS’ search for vital Elite League away points continues, following Monday’s defeat by the Panthers in front of the...

Grays keep run going

DESPITE visitors Enfield Town dominating the first half, Grays Athletic held their nerve to maintain their 100 per cent start to the Ryman Premier...

Gulls slump again

Lewes 1, Canvey Island 0 CANVEY Island slumped to a third consecutive Ryman Premier defeat at The Dripping Pan. Gulls never really looked like getting anything...

Dockers defeated again

Harlow Town 3, Tilbury 0 TOWN saw off Tilbury at Barrows Farm, leaving the Dockers pointless from their first three Ryman One North outings. Harlow made a...

Honours even

Heybridge Swifts 1, Needham Market 1 SOMETHING had to give when the Marketmen arrived with the same 100 per cent record as their Scraley Road...

Iron denied at the death

Braintree Town 0, Kidderminster Harriers 1 IRON slipped to their first Skrill Conference Premier defeat of the season at home to an impressive Kidderminster Harriers...

Boro beaten by the Abbots

Romford 0, Waltham Abbey 2 ROMFORD fell to their second Ryman One North defeat of the season in a match that never really got going...

Cray hit for six by rampant Urchins

Cray Wanderers 1, AFC Hornchurch 6 URCHINS brushed aside Cray Wanderers as goals from Carl Rook, Rickie Hayles, Elliot Styles, Chris Bourne and a brace...

Billericay battle back for win

Billericay Town 3, Thamesmead Town 2 BILLERICAY survived a big scare in Saturday’s Ryman Premier clash at New Lodge, to come from 2-0 down at...

Town boss criticises team’s effort

Brentwood Town 2, Dereham Town 4 BRENTWOOD boss Les Whitton boss criticised his side for their lack of effort after Saturday’s Ryman One North home...

Not so merry Millers boss

VCD Athletic 3, Aveley 1 AVELEY suffered their first Ryman One North defeat of the season – with the least surprised person being manager Justin...
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