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Local News Throughout the Essex area

Wed Nov 22 08:07:19 GMT 2017
Winds of 50mph are set to sweep across South Essex today, the Met Office has warned.
Tue Nov 21 17:47:13 GMT 2017
A teenager who drove into the back of a moped has been spared jail after causing death by careless
Tue Nov 21 15:43:46 GMT 2017
Tributes have flooded in to a schoolgirl who has sadly died.
Tue Nov 21 12:11:03 GMT 2017
A restaurant in Chelmsford was robbed yesterday by two men who are believed to have been armed with
Tue Nov 21 09:39:42 GMT 2017
Two teenagers who climbed between train carriages and so-called 'train-surfed' have today been
Tue Nov 21 08:08:17 GMT 2017
The body of a missing girl, believed to be 15, has been found after a three hour search.
Mon Nov 20 23:16:08 GMT 2017
Police are investigating reports that a man in his 70s has been the victim of fraud.
Mon Nov 20 16:22:19 GMT 2017
A traffic operation held in Chelmsford saw ten cars taken off the road Officers from our Casualty
Mon Nov 20 12:28:09 GMT 2017
Police are appealing for the whereabouts of a man in connection with a theft in Ingatestone.
Mon Nov 20 10:15:16 GMT 2017
WEST Ham fans have been warned to stop calling 999 to complain about their team.
Sun Nov 19 18:00:00 GMT 2017
A CHELMSFORD professor has played a leading role in protecting ancient beech forests across Europe.
Sun Nov 19 17:00:00 GMT 2017
ESSEX Police are holding a special event to help residents prevent rural crimes.
Sun Nov 19 15:00:00 GMT 2017
A TEAM of special constables who give up their own time to support those experiencing a mental
Sun Nov 19 12:00:00 GMT 2017
Hundreds of residents joined the Mayor and veterans to pay respect our country’s Armed Forces.
Sun Nov 19 10:30:00 GMT 2017
One of the best parts of owning a dog (aside from the constant love, slobber and licks) are the
Sun Nov 19 09:00:00 GMT 2017
CHELMSFORD City Council is finalising its Draft Local Plan which contains a long-term vision for
Sat Nov 18 17:00:00 GMT 2017
Special guests Jamie Williams and the Roots Collective will be joining Los Pacaminos at their
Sat Nov 18 15:34:59 GMT 2017
A woman has been sexually assaulted at a nightclub.
Sat Nov 18 15:00:00 GMT 2017
Sat Nov 18 12:00:00 GMT 2017
APPRENTICE star Ross Fretten was the guest speaker at a business event in the city yesterday.
Sat Nov 18 11:00:00 GMT 2017
It opened as the Tropical Wings Butterfly and Bird Gardens back in the year 2000
Sat Nov 18 09:00:00 GMT 2017
STACKABLE modular homes are being installed at two disused sites in Chelmsford in a bid to help
Fri Nov 17 15:29:06 GMT 2017
Broomfield, Basildon and Southend hospital issued the warning with urgency as there is a high
Fri Nov 17 14:30:00 GMT 2017
A NEW Marks and Spencer Foodhall will open on a Chelmsford retail park next week.
Thu Nov 16 15:41:53 GMT 2017
A young woman who started a charity to help African children after visiting Ghana during a gap year
Thu Nov 16 15:38:59 GMT 2017
A Ferrari car restoration business set up by a Chelmsford man is racing ahead thanks to work from
Thu Nov 16 15:37:45 GMT 2017
IT'S like stepping into fairyland - just for a moment.
Thu Nov 16 15:36:47 GMT 2017
Local artists’ works will be on display at Chelmsford museum as part of the Chelmsford Art
Thu Nov 16 15:20:57 GMT 2017
Police have cordoned off Chelmsford car park after a person was spotted on the roof.
Thu Nov 16 15:07:23 GMT 2017
A man has been charged following an incident in Chelmsford on Sunday, October 1.
Thu Nov 16 13:09:04 GMT 2017
A RADIOGRAPHER who works at Broomfield Hospital has been named the best in the UK at an awards
Thu Nov 16 13:05:51 GMT 2017
This Christmas, Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre will be transformed into a magical winter
Thu Nov 16 08:54:25 GMT 2017
AN APPEAL has been set up to help raise money for a retired police dog in need of expensive medical
Thu Nov 16 08:52:35 GMT 2017
A Children’s charity is urging parents to ‘detox their toy box’ and donate quality toys and games
Thu Nov 16 08:50:48 GMT 2017
A REVAMP of a city park, including the resurfacing of two artificial sports pitches and the
Wed Nov 15 16:00:00 GMT 2017
It’s time to get to the kids’ Christmas presents! But they don’t make toys like they used to, do
Wed Nov 15 13:59:36 GMT 2017
Actress and presenter, Denise Van Outen will be switching on Chelmsford’s Christmas lights this
Wed Nov 15 10:00:00 GMT 2017
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Wed Nov 15 09:19:46 GMT 2017
A man has arrested after two women were assaulted during a robbery in Chelmsford High Street.
Tue Nov 14 23:20:00 GMT 2017
A GROUP of small businesses have come together to raise charity funds. 
Tue Nov 14 15:13:35 GMT 2017
The zoo will close on December 3
Tue Nov 14 14:14:32 GMT 2017
Broomfield Hospital is experiencing high demand today.
Tue Nov 14 11:14:50 GMT 2017
With just six weeks to go until Christmas, Dogs Trust is urging people not to fuel a cruel puppy
Mon Nov 13 12:25:31 GMT 2017
A High Court judge overseeing a dispute about the ownership of a flat in Chelmsford, Essex, has
Mon Nov 13 11:53:39 GMT 2017
A man has been sentenced to six months in prison after secretly filming a young girl as she dressed
Sat Nov 11 18:00:00 GMT 2017
A Chelmsford City Council employee has scooped a top HR award.
Sat Nov 11 15:00:00 GMT 2017
A CHEF from a Chelmsford curry house has been shortlisted for a national award.
Sat Nov 11 14:09:52 GMT 2017
Essex Police are releasing a CCTV image of a man we want to speak to in connection with an assault
Sat Nov 11 12:00:00 GMT 2017
A Chelmsford pub is set to undergo a six-figure refurbishment, creating eight new jobs in the
Sat Nov 11 12:00:00 GMT 2017
Two of the country’s top celebrity chefs are heading to the Essex Fine Food Show at Chelmsford City
Wed Nov 22 07:30:00 GMT 2017
FOUR teenagers being questioned by police in connection with a robbery have been rebailed.
Wed Nov 22 06:30:00 GMT 2017
The appeal was lodged less than two months ago.
Wed Nov 22 05:00:00 GMT 2017
The new plans have once again been recommended for refusal.
Tue Nov 21 19:00:00 GMT 2017
AN opera singing painter whose story went worldwide after he saved a church concert will return to
Tue Nov 21 17:07:09 GMT 2017
AN MP marked Parliament week by visiting a scout group.
Tue Nov 21 15:15:07 GMT 2017
Residents have paid tributes to a schoolgirl who was found dead in woodland, Radar Hill.
Tue Nov 21 12:07:41 GMT 2017
The project aims to drive tourism in the district
Tue Nov 21 12:01:00 GMT 2017
The boutique is about to celebrate one year in business.
Tue Nov 21 11:49:15 GMT 2017
Police are investigating after a Co-op store was raided overnight.
Tue Nov 21 11:01:12 GMT 2017
The Small Business Bus Tour arrived in Maldon last week
Tue Nov 21 08:08:17 GMT 2017
The body of a missing girl, believed to be 15, has been found after a three hour search.
Tue Nov 21 07:00:00 GMT 2017
The plans were labelled "cramped" and "incongruous".
Tue Nov 21 06:00:00 GMT 2017
Jacob initially only wanted to fill ten backpacks.
Tue Nov 21 06:00:00 GMT 2017
A SOCIAL group is celebrating its fifth birthday.
Mon Nov 20 19:30:00 GMT 2017
A selection of some of the fundraisers from the Maldon district.
Mon Nov 20 18:30:00 GMT 2017
A record number of entries were submitted from schools across the constituency this year.
Mon Nov 20 18:00:00 GMT 2017
YACHTING enthusiasts from around Maldon met up to celebrate the 90th anniversary of a boating club.
Mon Nov 20 16:03:34 GMT 2017
PUPILS at a primary school held a successful enterprise week.
Mon Nov 20 16:00:00 GMT 2017
Langford was a rural idyll with a population of just 200 people.
Mon Nov 20 15:52:50 GMT 2017
AN ADVENTURE play park is to be built at Fambridge Yacht Haven for visitors to the marina.
Mon Nov 20 10:00:22 GMT 2017
TWO men are wanted for questioning by police after cigarettes were stolen from a shop in Heybridge.
Mon Nov 20 07:00:00 GMT 2017
A collection at the funeral of a respected and much loved photographer has helped raise hundreds of
Mon Nov 20 06:00:00 GMT 2017
A BID has been made for the historic Maltings boat shed by a Burnham campaign group, in an attempt
Sun Nov 19 14:00:00 GMT 2017
We remembered them.
Sun Nov 19 12:00:00 GMT 2017
Cats receive life-changing injuries from air guns such as limb amputation or loss of an eye
Sun Nov 19 10:00:00 GMT 2017
The Father Christmas Experience begins this weekend
Sun Nov 19 09:00:00 GMT 2017
The Maldon Promenaders first formed in the Eighties
Sat Nov 18 13:00:00 GMT 2017
"The parish and town councils have always been considered the basic and third tier of local
Sat Nov 18 11:00:00 GMT 2017
It opened as the Tropical Wings Butterfly and Bird Gardens back in the year 2000
Sat Nov 18 10:00:00 GMT 2017
A NEW pontoon, improving links between Burnham and Wallasea Island, could be approved.
Sat Nov 18 09:00:00 GMT 2017
Christmas is coming to town this weekend
Fri Nov 17 17:00:00 GMT 2017
THE money raised from an annual strawberry race has been handed over to the Children's Heart
Fri Nov 17 12:52:29 GMT 2017
HUNDREDS attended Remembrance services across the district on Sunday as they marked Armistice Day.
Fri Nov 17 06:00:00 GMT 2017
FURIOUS campaigners fighting to for the return of swimming lakes to Maldon’s Promenade Park have
Fri Nov 17 05:30:00 GMT 2017
A MENTAL health campaigner who appeared on a BBC One show has spoken of his pride after the
Thu Nov 16 14:36:56 GMT 2017
Nuclear regulators have begun the next phase in the process of approving a Chinese-designed reactor
Thu Nov 16 14:04:02 GMT 2017
A BURST pipe in Burnham has left much of the town without water.
Thu Nov 16 11:12:51 GMT 2017
In her speech she made reference to the thousands of people who tracked her plane back from Kenya
Thu Nov 16 09:00:00 GMT 2017
MP Priti Patel said she will focus on her constituency after her resignation from Government.
Thu Nov 16 07:00:00 GMT 2017
A CARE home has been placed into special measures following a damning report.
Thu Nov 16 06:00:00 GMT 2017
THE future of Maldon’s market is at risk as the council prepares to vote on whether or not to scrap
Thu Nov 16 05:30:00 GMT 2017
PATIENTS in Burnham are angry about cuts to services and facilities at a health clinic.
Wed Nov 15 15:38:58 GMT 2017
A zoo has thanked people for the overwhelming support they have shown after it announced its
Wed Nov 15 14:39:15 GMT 2017
Are you taking part in a Children in Need event this week? 
Wed Nov 15 10:00:00 GMT 2017
A KNITTING group has put their needles together and raised £150,000 for a hospice.
Wed Nov 15 08:00:00 GMT 2017
A TENNIS loving grandma has celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends.
Wed Nov 15 07:00:00 GMT 2017
TOUCHING tributes have been paid to a lifelong Maldon resident who was also a talented cricketer
Wed Nov 15 06:00:00 GMT 2017
NEW rules are set to be placed on who can or can’t get a taxi driver’s licence in Maldon.
Wed Nov 15 05:30:00 GMT 2017
A SPATE of vandalism in Southminster has left a number of residents having to fork out hundreds of
Tue Nov 14 15:13:35 GMT 2017
The zoo will close on December 3
Wed Nov 22 09:49:50 GMT 2017
A section is shut on the eastbound carriageway for safety reasons. 
Wed Nov 22 08:48:00 GMT 2017
“There is no doubt this was a hate crime, adding the word ‘Nazi’ made that clear."
Wed Nov 22 08:00:00 GMT 2017
Roger Lawrence will be conducting the group and will also run through pieces by Henry Purcell.
Wed Nov 22 07:30:00 GMT 2017
Chris Baker was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2005 and believed he escaped with just minor
Wed Nov 22 07:00:00 GMT 2017
Users of seven car parks in Braintree and Witham will be hit by the additional charges.
Wed Nov 22 06:00:00 GMT 2017
So far 24 members of staff have already been recruited.
Tue Nov 21 19:00:00 GMT 2017
The show will be performed at Witham Public Hall in February.
Tue Nov 21 18:00:00 GMT 2017
The design showcases the theme of this year's road safety week - Speed Down, Save Lives.
Tue Nov 21 14:00:00 GMT 2017
CAMPAIGNERS against a new garden community at West Tey claim the land being allocated is not big
Tue Nov 21 08:30:00 GMT 2017
A £25,000 budget will be given to ten artists to complete site-responsive commissions at ten sites
Tue Nov 21 08:00:00 GMT 2017
Similar benches have already been installed throughout Essex, including in Great Dunmow, Kelvedon
Tue Nov 21 07:00:00 GMT 2017
Chair based exercise classes take place for Greenfields' residents across the district.
Tue Nov 21 06:00:00 GMT 2017
One reindeer, at Fairfield Road's junction with South Street, has been bent out of shape possibly
Mon Nov 20 20:00:00 GMT 2017
The running total has reached over £1,300, with money from sponsored events still to be collected.
Mon Nov 20 19:00:00 GMT 2017
Mums were being sent elsewhere after a certain time in the evening.
Mon Nov 20 18:30:00 GMT 2017
A record number of entries were submitted from schools across the constituency this year.
Mon Nov 20 18:00:00 GMT 2017
It is the eighth branch owned by independent co-operative society Chelmsford Star across Essex.
Mon Nov 20 17:30:00 GMT 2017
A diversion will be put in place whilst works are taking place.
Mon Nov 20 16:08:43 GMT 2017
The 19-year-old man from Braintree was taken to hospital after the crash.
Mon Nov 20 12:50:32 GMT 2017
Essex Police officers worked at the scene with support from Essex Operational Support Group to shut
Mon Nov 20 10:06:12 GMT 2017
The burglars left a trail of destruction behind them and stole stock as well as damaging the club's
Mon Nov 20 10:00:00 GMT 2017
He refused to share his details, claiming he was being treated unfairly by rail staff and British
Mon Nov 20 09:50:29 GMT 2017
Several items of clothing were taken.
Mon Nov 20 09:43:41 GMT 2017
A man’s silver Tissot watch with a cream face was stolen.
Mon Nov 20 09:42:41 GMT 2017
“We as a family are heartbroken at the unexpected death of Eddie, our gentle giant."
Mon Nov 20 08:00:00 GMT 2017
The play is one of the more recent by the Tony award winning playwright.
Mon Nov 20 07:00:00 GMT 2017
A CHOIR is to return to a Braintree church for the first time in 14 years.
Mon Nov 20 06:00:00 GMT 2017
A woman has been fined after admitting she paid someone to dispose of her household waste without
Sun Nov 19 18:00:00 GMT 2017
A generous law firm has donated more than 100 advent calendars to a foodbank.
Sun Nov 19 13:47:44 GMT 2017
AN elderly man with poor eyesight was caught driving the wrong way down the A12.
Sun Nov 19 12:00:00 GMT 2017
COMPANIES which are part of a Witham business have taken part in a popular building show.
Sun Nov 19 09:12:49 GMT 2017
A barn was on fire in Thaxted this morning.
Sun Nov 19 09:00:00 GMT 2017
You can have your cat neuteured or spayed and chipped for a flat contribution of £5.
Sun Nov 19 08:00:00 GMT 2017
"We would ideally like Tilly to find a home with another friendly dog."
Sun Nov 19 07:00:00 GMT 2017
One of the best parts of owning a dog (aside from the constant love, slobber and licks) are the
Sat Nov 18 21:38:25 GMT 2017
FIRE crews had to cut someone out of their car following a crash.
Sat Nov 18 18:00:00 GMT 2017
Here in the UK, our Fire and Rescue Services are recognised globally.
Sat Nov 18 15:36:30 GMT 2017
POLICE are looking for a 17-year-old who has been missing for over a month.
Sat Nov 18 12:00:00 GMT 2017
A WALKING group are raising money for Children in Need
Sat Nov 18 07:00:00 GMT 2017
"What I can’t understand is, when MPs drop clangers, why are they allowed to stay on as MPs?"
Fri Nov 17 18:00:00 GMT 2017
The team have organised a bake sale in their road every year since 2010.
Fri Nov 17 13:11:49 GMT 2017
The team will be put to the test today as they take on a virtual route around Essex.
Fri Nov 17 12:00:00 GMT 2017
The festivities got underway on Thursday night with Martin and Su from Heart FM.
Fri Nov 17 09:00:00 GMT 2017
CHARITIES and community groups around the county are counting down to the first draw of The Essex
Fri Nov 17 08:00:00 GMT 2017
RETIRED residents living on the top floor of a block of flats were left trapped for days after the
Fri Nov 17 07:00:00 GMT 2017
Sam Penry, 27, of Braintree, was named radiographer of the year
Fri Nov 17 06:00:00 GMT 2017
Under the plans 37 homes would be affordable and 62 homes would be for sale
Thu Nov 16 18:48:44 GMT 2017
A MAN died while reporting a break-in committed by his neighbour to police, a court heard.
Thu Nov 16 18:00:00 GMT 2017
The store underwent a £565,000 refurbishment.
Thu Nov 16 06:00:00 GMT 2017
Concerns have been raised by parents about disciplinary practices at Templars Academy.