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Battling Rangers take a Bath

TWO goals from Ross Stearn and a strike from Mark Preece secured Bath’s first home Skrill Conference South win of the season against a...

Ramblers battle back for cup victory

Redbridge 1, Burnham Ramblers 3 RAMBLERS came from a goal down to progress to a home FA Cup tie with AFC Sudbury. The opening goal came...

No more B&B stays for homeless people

BARKING and Dagenham Council have won a £300,000 government grant to help decrease the amount of homeless people living in B&Bs. When a family reports...

50,000 headed to Bank Holiday shows in east London

MORE than 50,000 visitors braved the downpour over the weekend, coming together to have fun at Hornchurch Live and the Havering Show. With the Bank...

£300,000 plans for new park in Harold Hill

A £300,000 scheme will see Bosworth Field in Harold Hill undergo a makeover which promises a hugely-improved park with new facilities for all to...

Commuters warned to keep valuables safe

OPERATION Magnum has been launched by British Transport Police to help train passengers keep their valuables safe. The nationwide operation aims to tackle the 16...

Hornchurch councillor warns of “asbestos time bomb”

SOUTH Hornchurch Cllr Michael Deon Burton has spoken out about his fears concerning the demolition of the former Mardkye Estate (renamed Orchard Village) which he...

Barking crook bags £1m as biggest welfare cheat

BRITAIN’s biggest welfare crook has been exposed by the Department for Work and Pensions as 49-year-old Sly Malik from Barking. This news comes as part...

On patrol in Corringham to highlight community policing

THURROCK Council officers and a PCSO patrolled the Corringham area last Friday evening in an operation to provide reassurance to the local community and...

Raiders threaten Grays woman in her home

TWO MEN broke into an elderly woman’s home and threatened her with a spade. The woman was in her sitting room at her home in...

The Stanford and Corringham show did go on!

AN MP has paid tribute to the perseverance of the Stanford and Corringham carnival volunteers who put on a show on Saturday despite the...

Battling tots were Lisette’s inspiration

A MIDWIFE from Basildon University Hospital will be walking a kilometre for every year of her life, to honour two premature babies from Thurrock...

Grays protesters: “Save our church from this monstrosity”

THURROCK planning councillors will find themselves between a church and a hard place this evening when they debate controversial plans for a new housing...

Basildon Hospital is on the mend

FOLLOWING being placed in special measures by the Keogh Report, Basildon Hospital finally has something to smile about as care for patients with dementia...

The Deanes School closure plans slated at “short sighted”

A LEADING councillor has criticised the planned closure of the Deanes School in Thundersley and called the decision “short-sighted”. The consultation, which closed last month,...

Felmores blaze delays

A LOCAL councillor has slammed Basildon Council after discovering work to replace cladding on a fire hit estate will not take place until October. Basildon...

Warm welcome for new Paediatric team in Basildon

Three new paediatric consultants have been appointed at Basildon University Hospital, to enhance the care and treatment of children. Their arrival has allowed the hospital...

£60k bee funding causes a buzzzzz

A LOCAL nature reserve is celebrating after receiving nearly £60,000 in funding to protect a rare type of bee. Canvey Wick Nature Reserve is a...

Fighting the floods

Over 300 calls were made to Essex County Fire and Rescue service after heavy rainfall blighted parts of the county. Essex County Fire and Rescue...

Protesters’ jobs fear because of new port

ANGRY union representatives from Unite gathered outside the Port of Tilbury last Thursday in protest after freight company Uniserve announced they will be moving...

Family’s thanks for saving ‘Baby Beau’

A LOCAL family has praised a children’s trust for supporting their premature son. Beau Pulham was born 14 weeks premature weighing just 1lb 1oz, the...

GCSE success sweeps across Essex

DELIGHTED students and teachers are celebrating across the county after bagging a bumper crop of GCSE results. With many school’s celebrating their best results ever,...

GCSE success sweeps across east London despite harder Maths and Science exams

EXCITEMENT was in the air as East London students collected their GCSE results on Thursday, 22 August, with pupils excelling across the board despite...

Thurrock schools show a big differences in progress though there performance levels

IT’S been an improving year for secondary schools across Thurrock as GCSE results were announced last week. There were smiles all round at Gable Hall...

Father speaks out over daughter’s tragic death

THE father of a young backpacker who died in Indonesia after drinking poisonous alcohol is warning others of the dangers of methanol poisoning. Brenton Emmons,...

Grays battle hard for deserved draw

Grays Athletic 0, Dulwich Hamlet 0 GRAYS picked themselves up well after Saturday's derby disappointment at East Thurrock and thoroughly deserved a draw, if not...

Point earned but injuries mount

The Vortex Hammers battled to earn a point tonight eventually losing 48-42 to King’s Lynn at The Norfolk Arena, in a meeting which saw...

First defeat for Clarets

Tonbridge Angels 2, Chelmsford City 1 Chelmsford City succumbed to their first defeat of the 2013/14 Skrill South campaign after a goal in each half...

Spencer nets as Gulls enjoy Bury triumph at last

Bury Town 0, Canvey Island 1 AN 18th minute goal from Spencer Bellotti was enough to earn the Gulls their first win of the season...

Dockers downhearted after ports battle

Chatham Town 3, Tilbury 1 DESPITE going into this Ryman One North clash on the back of two wins, Tilbury found themselves behind early and...
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