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Local News Throughout the Essex area



Fri Oct 06 08:06:25 BST 2017
Tesco has removed baby sleep positioners from its website due to concerns raised about the risk of
Fri Oct 06 05:30:00 BST 2017
Popular coffee shop chain, Costa, has confirmed it will be opening two new stores in Chelmsford,
Thu Oct 05 08:03:03 BST 2017
LOOKING for ideas for a fancy dress costume this year? We may have found a solution.
Thu Oct 05 08:00:00 BST 2017
I thought it would be nice to reflect on some of the engagements that the Mayoress and I have
Thu Oct 05 06:00:00 BST 2017
Stage actress and famous sitcom star, Harriet Thorpe, is coming to Chelmsford to play one of the
Wed Oct 04 21:20:00 BST 2017
The Apprentice is back on our television screens and 18 hotshots are competing against each other
Wed Oct 04 15:29:37 BST 2017
Three supermarkets are cutting the price of unleaded petrol after a drop in wholesale costs.
Wed Oct 04 12:39:23 BST 2017
Everything is awesome!
Wed Oct 04 12:09:00 BST 2017
Tom Cruise made an appearance in Thorndon Country Park on yesterday to shoot the new Mission
Wed Oct 04 12:01:43 BST 2017
Social media has gone into a frenzy over news KFC is bringing one of its most popular sandwiches to
Wed Oct 04 11:24:27 BST 2017
BASILDON superstars Depeche Mode have hinted that their time as one of the world’s premier rock
Wed Oct 04 10:45:55 BST 2017
Royal Mail workers have voted to strike for the first time since it was privatised four years ago
Wed Oct 04 09:17:58 BST 2017
RAF typhoons authorised to 'transit at supersonic speed' while diverting flight.
Wed Oct 04 06:30:00 BST 2017
As many as 1,000 people turned up to Chelmsford Museum to celebrate the diverse range of cultures
Tue Oct 03 11:55:39 BST 2017
A busy roundabout in Chelmsford has been partially blocked following a crash involving two
Tue Oct 03 10:39:50 BST 2017
Most people have a friend called Sarah, which is why people need to be particularly alert to this
Tue Oct 03 09:49:16 BST 2017
Around 4.4 million drivers are still not aware the penalty has increased.
Tue Oct 03 09:39:39 BST 2017
Police were called to the scene of an incident in a JD Sports store where a man is alleged to have
Tue Oct 03 07:30:00 BST 2017
A charity store which has raised funds for Muscular Dystrophy for the past 21 years is changing
Tue Oct 03 06:30:00 BST 2017
A Chelmsford pub, which operates out of a Grade II listed building, is set to reopen following its
Mon Oct 02 14:52:10 BST 2017
A new school is set to open in Chelmsford, which will be the first in the county to incorporate
Mon Oct 02 10:55:48 BST 2017
Roger Hirst has officially taken on his new role as Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, making him
Sat Sep 30 08:23:49 BST 2017
Two people have been arrested after two supermarkets in Ingatestone were burgaled, one of which had
Fri Sep 29 15:00:00 BST 2017
A record number of families were referred to Barnado's CAPI in 2016 and it continues to rise
Fri Sep 29 13:10:59 BST 2017
A teenager, who covered himself in petrol and set himself alight, died from multiple organ failure,
Fri Sep 29 12:42:00 BST 2017
An inquest into the death of 15-year-old William Tweed has found that he died from severe chest
Fri Sep 29 10:08:10 BST 2017
Police have arrested three men in Chelmsford after receiving a report of a burglary in progress.
Fri Sep 29 08:08:56 BST 2017
British Summer Time is almost over, meaning darker evenings for us all.
Fri Sep 29 06:30:00 BST 2017
c2c has won an innovation award for launching the UK’s first automatic compensation scheme for all
Thu Sep 28 21:33:21 BST 2017
The dispute between Greater Anglia and trade unions continues following the announcement of fresh
Thu Sep 28 16:57:05 BST 2017
A man who trafficked four vulnerable Polish nationals into the UK and forced to work 12 hours a day
Thu Sep 28 14:46:38 BST 2017
An investigation is under way following an assault in Chelmsford where a woman was stabbed in the
Thu Sep 28 13:59:38 BST 2017
Police are appealing for information after a motorist dismantled some traffic barriers and
Thu Sep 28 12:30:20 BST 2017
Fifa 18 goes on sale for Xbox, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch tomorrow (September 29). 
Thu Sep 28 10:39:32 BST 2017
RAIL workers involved a bitter dispute raging over the role of guards are to stage a fresh wave of
Thu Sep 28 10:25:43 BST 2017
An estate agent has taken to Twitter to chastise the council for allegedly fining them over a
Thu Sep 28 08:40:43 BST 2017
The iconic industrial skyline of Thurrock has been changed forever this morning as the two large
Thu Sep 28 05:30:00 BST 2017
Lord Sugar’s popular, cut-throat reality show is back on television and one of the potential
Thu Sep 28 04:00:00 BST 2017
A DOG rescue centre has been ordered to close after its owners admitted breaching a noise abatement
Wed Sep 27 17:37:16 BST 2017
Chelmsford has been ranked as the happiest place to live in Essex, according to new figures.
Wed Sep 27 16:04:22 BST 2017
Think advent calendars are just for children? Fed up of getting a tiny piece of chocolate? Looking
Wed Sep 27 13:25:36 BST 2017
More than 100 entries where whittled down to just four, after the summer long photography
Wed Sep 27 13:24:28 BST 2017
RYANAIR is cancelling flights for around 400,000 passengers.
Wed Sep 27 12:27:42 BST 2017
Mission Impossible 6 is being filmed in Brentwood, causing road closures in Thorndon Country Park.
Wed Sep 27 09:54:09 BST 2017
A MAN is wanted for questioning by police following a series of burglaries in the Maldon district.
Wed Sep 27 09:47:06 BST 2017
Do you know where James Lewis is?
Wed Sep 27 06:30:00 BST 2017
A WHEELCHAIR user took to the ballroom floor of Blackpool Tower and fulfilled her dancing dream
Tue Sep 26 15:06:26 BST 2017
A 50mph speed limit is set to be put in place along a stretch of the A130 as work continues on a
Tue Sep 26 11:55:03 BST 2017
Lord Sugar's popular, cut-throat reality show is back on television and one of the potential
Tue Sep 26 10:55:17 BST 2017
Is it your birthday today? Firstly, happy birthday – and secondly, you share your special day with
Fri Oct 06 07:00:00 BST 2017
MUM Catherine Harvey was warned by doctors her second child would be a big one.
Fri Oct 06 06:00:00 BST 2017
A YOUTH rugby team in Maldon have raised hundreds of pounds for Macmillan Cancer Research with a
Thu Oct 05 19:00:00 BST 2017
Our reporter went down to see what the cadets get up to.
Thu Oct 05 18:00:00 BST 2017
The company said they consulted with staff who were opposed to the move.
Thu Oct 05 17:30:00 BST 2017
The RMT has accused the rail company of major safety breaches this week
Thu Oct 05 17:00:00 BST 2017
It will focus on agencies working with children and young people.
Thu Oct 05 10:28:27 BST 2017
The warning was issued at 8.05am.
Thu Oct 05 07:00:00 BST 2017
“MIRACLE triplets” from Danbury have been named as official brand ambassadors for a leading nursery
Thu Oct 05 06:00:00 BST 2017
A SURGERY has completed a staggering turnaround after it was told it required improvements by a
Thu Oct 05 05:00:00 BST 2017
The couple face becoming homeless by the end of November.
Wed Oct 04 17:00:00 BST 2017
A CHARITY and bank branches in Essex have come together to encourage more people to make a will.
Wed Oct 04 14:37:33 BST 2017
FATHER Christmas will be hosting a unique workshop at an aerodrome this season.
Wed Oct 04 13:57:39 BST 2017
A CAMPAIGN has been set up to help residents in the district who may be at risk from cold weather
Wed Oct 04 09:17:58 BST 2017
RAF typhoons authorised to 'transit at supersonic speed' while diverting flight.
Wed Oct 04 07:00:00 BST 2017
A couple are living the dream after taking over the reins of a village pub where they hope to
Wed Oct 04 06:00:00 BST 2017
A businesswoman supporting women who have fought breast cancer is opening the doors to a new luxury
Tue Oct 03 19:00:00 BST 2017
A RESIDENTS association has criticised the lack of cooperation between the district council and
Tue Oct 03 17:00:00 BST 2017
A DENGIE based band will be performing in Heybridge in support of their second album’s release.
Tue Oct 03 15:01:24 BST 2017
MALDON residents are overpaying as much as £226,000 for their heating oil, according to a new
Tue Oct 03 15:00:00 BST 2017
Halloween is just around the corner, and here are some great family events taking place across
Tue Oct 03 08:48:51 BST 2017
Murder charges against a man have been dropped, after he admitted killing a woman.
Tue Oct 03 07:00:00 BST 2017
A MUSEUM will be celebrating the beginning of the autumn season with a candlelit evening of
Tue Oct 03 06:00:00 BST 2017
Great exposure for their great work
Tue Oct 03 05:30:00 BST 2017
A town surgery is continuing its road to recovery after the latest inspection by a health watchdog
Mon Oct 02 19:00:00 BST 2017
They join 800,000 customers affected by the closure of Monarch.
Mon Oct 02 17:00:00 BST 2017
A DETERMINED fundraiser who is walking 9,500 miles around Britain’s coastline made a stop in
Mon Oct 02 13:40:00 BST 2017
Belly dancers, floats, princesses and minions descended into town for the procession.
Mon Oct 02 11:00:00 BST 2017
The baby competition was held last week.
Mon Oct 02 09:12:48 BST 2017
Police are hunting a man after a theft from a store.
Mon Oct 02 07:00:00 BST 2017
A POPULAR Essex musician will be promoting his newly released songbook with a warm up gig in
Mon Oct 02 06:00:00 BST 2017
A STOP smoking service is offering a variety of resources to encourage people to get involved with
Sun Oct 01 16:00:00 BST 2017
Almost three quarters of young people in the Essex have witnessed sexual harassment while out
Sun Oct 01 14:00:00 BST 2017
WE at Maldon Pantomime Society would like to publicly express our appreciation of Ray Knight.
Sun Oct 01 10:00:00 BST 2017
WITH reference to Ingrid Price-Gschlossis’ letter to the Maldon and Burnham Standard on September
Sat Sep 30 16:00:00 BST 2017
A RESOLUTION to Maldon’s GP crisis seems far from close.
Sat Sep 30 13:00:00 BST 2017
WITH a penchant for mental arithmetic and a legendary memory, a council worker has been an
Sat Sep 30 09:00:00 BST 2017
MALDON’S popular town regatta enjoyed another successful year as hundreds of people flocked to
Fri Sep 29 19:00:00 BST 2017
COUNCILLORS have urged their senior management team to work to deliver budget savings after a near
Fri Sep 29 17:00:00 BST 2017
TOWN councillors have refused the chance to meet the applicant behind ambitious new plans for
Fri Sep 29 14:39:08 BST 2017
A COMMUNITY group is hoping to raise the profile of a village in order to help ease growing
Fri Sep 29 13:42:24 BST 2017
The protesters are outside the district council offices in Maldon.
Fri Sep 29 06:00:00 BST 2017
A REFORMED management group should be formed of council members who are “financially
Thu Sep 28 11:50:23 BST 2017
The centre has updated its position on their Facebook page.
Thu Sep 28 10:56:22 BST 2017
VILLAGE residents suffered weeks of no postal deliveries due to many postmen being ill.
Thu Sep 28 06:00:00 BST 2017
TRAINS travelling from the Dengie will no longer have conductors after 2019, the Standard can
Thu Sep 28 05:00:00 BST 2017
MALDON’S doctor’s surgeries are still not taking on any new patients, 13 months after closing their
Thu Sep 28 04:00:00 BST 2017
A DOG rescue centre has been ordered to close after its owners admitted breaching a noise abatement
Wed Sep 27 19:00:00 BST 2017
FERRARIS, Bugatti Veyrons and air displays were just some of the attractions on offer during one of
Wed Sep 27 16:04:28 BST 2017
HAS your little one started primary school this year?
Wed Sep 27 05:00:00 BST 2017
PROPOSALS for more than 50 houses in Wickham Bishops branded unacceptable are set were challenged
Fri Oct 06 07:00:00 BST 2017
Thousands of pupils across Essex are set to benefit from the project, throughout Key Stages one to
Fri Oct 06 06:00:00 BST 2017
Former takeaway boss will pay more than £12k after serving kebab which could have caused severe
Thu Oct 05 18:00:00 BST 2017
The company said they consulted with staff who were opposed to the move.
Thu Oct 05 17:30:00 BST 2017
The RMT has accused the rail company of major safety breaches this week
Thu Oct 05 16:04:28 BST 2017
This special recital was organised by the national youth arts charity, Music for Youth.
Thu Oct 05 13:00:00 BST 2017
More than 5,000 attended across the weekend.
Thu Oct 05 10:15:28 BST 2017
"This is about a change in policy which is simply designed to save money rather than put the needs
Thu Oct 05 08:00:00 BST 2017
Network Rail claim the plans will improve safety, journey time and reliability.
Thu Oct 05 06:00:00 BST 2017
"It only has to pull up sharp and they will be through that windscreen.”
Wed Oct 04 19:00:00 BST 2017
The family-run company have won a host of national awards in the past.
Wed Oct 04 18:00:00 BST 2017
A Facebook page has been set up calling for it to be saved for future generations.
Wed Oct 04 16:18:56 BST 2017
The patient was taken to Broomfield Hospital for further care.
Wed Oct 04 14:58:44 BST 2017
As well as the missed diagnosis, the list of incidents included a medicine error.
Wed Oct 04 09:17:58 BST 2017
RAF typhoons authorised to 'transit at supersonic speed' while diverting flight.
Wed Oct 04 08:34:02 BST 2017
The boy was flown to hospital with life-changing injuries.
Wed Oct 04 08:30:00 BST 2017
Foley House, in High Garrett, was put into special measures in January 2016 after it was branded
Wed Oct 04 08:00:00 BST 2017
Three dogs wearing florescent flashing collars are alleged to have jumped up at the woman and
Wed Oct 04 07:00:00 BST 2017
The awards are designed to thank volunteers throughout mid Essex who make a difference when it
Wed Oct 04 06:00:00 BST 2017
The plan is to open up the space so that everyone can enjoy it, with proposals incorporating both
Tue Oct 03 20:00:00 BST 2017
She wants to raise £350 for the charity, which provides information on the disease at public events
Tue Oct 03 19:00:00 BST 2017
Tommy's has teamed up with Jo Jingles groups across the country for this year's Jinglethon event.
Tue Oct 03 18:00:00 BST 2017
A spokesman for Gent Fairhead, said that the meeting was arranged at “short notice” and the public
Tue Oct 03 16:18:38 BST 2017
Greater Anglia vowed services will continue as normal today and on Thursday, should another strike
Tue Oct 03 15:00:00 BST 2017
Halloween is just around the corner, and here are some great family events taking place across
Tue Oct 03 12:44:38 BST 2017
The homeware store sells furniture with the profits going to the British Heart Foundation
Tue Oct 03 12:00:00 BST 2017
Animals from dogs to snakes were all welcomed.
Tue Oct 03 11:34:27 BST 2017
The warrant was issued in Poland and the man was transferred to Westminster Magistrates’ Court.
Tue Oct 03 09:49:16 BST 2017
Around 4.4 million drivers are still not aware the penalty has increased.
Tue Oct 03 09:22:36 BST 2017
A car has left the road and landed in a ditch. 
Tue Oct 03 09:00:00 BST 2017
Fans are presenting the petition to Braintree MP James Cleverly.
Tue Oct 03 08:00:00 BST 2017
"I wouldn't change my Harry for the world"
Tue Oct 03 07:00:00 BST 2017
The businessman also pledged a £1 donation for every student's first lap of the school field during
Tue Oct 03 06:00:00 BST 2017
The decision came after Ms Palmer’s 16-year-old son started using the charity’s services.
Mon Oct 02 20:00:00 BST 2017
Amanda Armstrong, advanced nurse practitioner at Church Lane Surgery, has called for residents to
Mon Oct 02 17:00:00 BST 2017
Up to six people can take part in each session and booking is advised.
Mon Oct 02 13:22:22 BST 2017
A 5km diversion will be introduced during the works.
Mon Oct 02 11:33:13 BST 2017
Asda is recalling a children's ready meal after plastic is found in one product.
Mon Oct 02 09:19:25 BST 2017
Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.
Mon Oct 02 09:14:10 BST 2017
The victim was left with minor injuries after the incident.
Mon Oct 02 07:00:00 BST 2017
Baby Max appears as a zoo keeper, alongside seven other children dressed as chefs, scientists and
Mon Oct 02 06:00:00 BST 2017
She suffered multiple fractures to her pelvis as well as a break to the lower part of her spine.
Sun Oct 01 20:00:00 BST 2017
The fundraiser was part of Cancer Research UK's Walk All Over Cancer with Slimming World Campaign.
Sun Oct 01 18:00:00 BST 2017
A NEW burial ground offering families the chance to bury their loved ones in a woodland or meadow
Sun Oct 01 16:00:00 BST 2017
Almost three quarters of young people in the Essex have witnessed sexual harassment while out
Sun Oct 01 08:00:00 BST 2017
Smokey B is a very laid back old boy who loves cuddles and affection.
Sat Sep 30 20:00:00 BST 2017
The unit was unveiled at the hall last week.
Sat Sep 30 13:00:00 BST 2017
WITH a penchant for mental arithmetic and a legendary memory, a council worker has been an
Sat Sep 30 12:00:00 BST 2017
Pictured are youngsters from Powers Hall School who took part in coaching drills.
Sat Sep 30 10:29:05 BST 2017
A MAN was trapped in a vehicle after a crash near Coggeshall.
Sat Sep 30 08:00:00 BST 2017
"Surely once burned, twice shy. Really, why would you risk it again?"