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Words born at festivals - did you use any of these at V Fest?

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

WERE you 'amped' to see Justin Timberlake? Was his set "quakin'"? Did you come across any "mum 'n' bass's" while partying at Hylands Park? What about any Xippies?

Buoyant Brentwood Town beat Cheshunt to take their unbeaten run to nine games

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:46pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

BRENTWOOD Town moved up to fifth in the Ryman Division One North after their 3-2 victory away to Cheshunt saw them stretch their unbeaten run to nine matches.

Brentwood woman shares her story and urges others to take part in Alzheimer's walk

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A BRENTWOOD woman is urging others to join her in helping to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society by signing up for Brentwood Memory Walk.

Kelvedon Hatch recycling centre set to close

Brentwood Weekly News: REPRIEVE: The Llangadog waste and recycling centre will now remain open for the next 12 months.

5:25pm Friday 19th September 2014

A RECYCLING centre in Kelvedon Hatch is to close for good on Monday.

STUBBINGS INQUEST: Chivers made PCSO feel "uneasy"

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:50pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A POLICE Community Support Officer told the inquest of Maria Stubbings how he was made to feel “uneasy” during an encounter with her murderer, just days before he strangled her to death.

Eight cars involved in supermarket pile up

Brentwood Weekly News: Crash at Sainsbury's car park

3:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A WOMAN crashed into eight cars at a car park in Brentwood.

Man arrested over attempted car jack

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:45pm Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting and attempting to rob an off-duty police officer.

Woodpile fire continues to burn almost a month after it started

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:46am Friday 12th September 2014

A FIRE in a 5,000 ton woodpile is still burning out...almost a month after it started.

Urgent appeal as sanctuary's finances are stretched to the limit

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:12am Monday 8th September 2014

THE founder of Ingatestone-based horse sanctuary Remus has issued an urgent appeal for financial help.

Chelmsford coffee-maker best barista in the east

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:30am Thursday 4th September 2014

A COSTA coffee barista from Chelmsford has been ranked the best in the East.

Businesses urged to apply for rate relief

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:51pm Monday 1st September 2014

SHOPS in Brentwood are being urged to apply for business retail relief.

Jail for man who sexually assaulted Brentwood teen on the underground

Brentwood Weekly News: Khurram Shahzad

11:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MAN has been jailed and placed on the sex offenders register after he twice sexually assaulted a Brentwood teenager while on-board the London Underground.

Staff celebrate the opening of revamped Brentwood bar

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:35pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

STAFF celebrated the opening of a revamped Brentwood bar with fire-eaters and stilt-walkers.

Revamped Aldi set to reopen this week

Brentwood Weekly News: Aldi Chelmsford

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A Chelmsford Aldi supermarket is due to reopen this week.

Firefighters remain at site of woodpile fire

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:34pm Monday 25th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS remain at the site of a large woodpile fire in Mountnessing a week after the fire first started.

Brentwood's GCSE students pick up their results

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:33pm Thursday 21st August 2014

FATIMA Whitbread, a British javelin legend and TV star, was one of many proud parents as relieved and excited Brentwood students received their GCSE results.

More than 100 residents on scammers "suckers list"

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:09pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE details of more than 100 Brentwood residents have been discovered on a "suckers list" used by scammers.

A man suffering with mental health difficulties took his own life

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MAN suffering from mental health difficulties took his own life at Brentwood railway station.

Dream Wembley day with Premier League clubs for youngster Freddie

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN EIGHT-year-old Brentwood lad had a dream day as he rubbed shoulders with some of the country’s best footballers...and walked on to the hallow’d Wembley turf with them.

Meadows Shopping Centre wins green award

Brentwood Weekly News: The Meadows shopping centre

12:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

THE Meadow’s Shopping Centre has been recognised for its environmental efforts.

New book tells of Great War prison break

Brentwood Weekly News: Chelmsford prison, where Charles Joseph Revell was hanged

2:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A BOOK detailing a dairng break from Chelmsford Prison during the first World War has been released.

Volunteer group celebrating 20th birthday with awards night

Brentwood Weekly News: Chelmsford CVS

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A VOLUNTEER charity is celebrating its 20th anniversary by holding an awards night.

Tragic councillor at centre of Ebola scare

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE MAN found dead at his home last week sparking fears of an ebola outbreak was a former council leader, it has emerged.

Road closed after crash in Kelvedon Hatch

Brentwood Weekly News: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

3:36pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A CRASH between a lorry and a car has caused for a road in Kelvedon Hatch to close.

M25 smash causing delays

Brentwood Weekly News: m25 j27 and 28

4:23pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

ONE lane is blocked on the M25 clockwise following a collision between a lorry and a car.

On your bike, commuters!

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:10pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

JUST weeks after Tour De France, cycling fever has gripped the city with commuters being urged to jump on their bikes for Cycle To Work Day.

New scheme to protect vulnerable residents

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:52pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

BRENTWOOD Council has launched a new scheme to protect vulnerable residents.

VIDEO: Adam Flanagan reacts to Brentwood Town's opening-day defeat

Brentwood Weekly News: Lamar Reynolds

5:14pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Adam Flanagan, the Brentwood Town boss, was disappointed in defeat after seeing his side squander several good chances against Thurrock.

M25 speed camera switch on

Brentwood Weekly News: speed cameras on the m25

8:30am Saturday 9th August 2014

THE Highways Agency are in the process of switching on speed cameras on the M25 between the M11 and the Dartford Crossing.

Danbury doctor to head up Mid-Essex commissioning group

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:41pm Friday 8th August 2014

THE Mid-Essex Clinical Commissioning Group has appointed a new chairman.

Firefighters battle pre-school blaze

Brentwood Weekly News: ESSEX: Four year fire dispute ends

10:17am Friday 25th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS quickly put out a fire in the roof of a Chelmsford pre-school.

Tulisa guilty of V Fest assault

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:36am Friday 25th July 2014

FORMER X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has been found guilty of assaulting a blogger at the V Festival in Chelmsford.

Man left with serious injuries after A12 smash

Brentwood Weekly News: Police are investigating a collision that injured two people yesterday

9:01am Monday 14th July 2014

A MAN was left with serious injuries after the car he was travelling in left the road and careered into a field.

Lines reopen after person struck by train at Chelmsford

Brentwood Weekly News: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

11:38pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

DISRUPTION to rail services through Chelmsford is expected into the early hours of Wednesday morning after a person was hit by a train.

Youngster bitten by dog

Brentwood Weekly News: Police seek witnesses to Barnt Green burglary

9:32am Monday 7th July 2014

A TEN-year-old boy was bitten by a dog as he rode his bike in Chelmsford.

Cars stolen after leisure centre locker break in

Brentwood Weekly News: Theft at Riverside Leisure Centre

9:12am Monday 7th July 2014

TWO cars were stolen as their owners used the facilities at a popular Chelmsford leisure centre.

TOWIE star opens deli on Brentwood high street

Brentwood Weekly News: Charlie Sims deli

1:06pm Monday 30th June 2014

TOWIE star Charlie Sims was joined by a host of the show's cast for the grand opening of his deli in Brentwood High Street.

Man threatened with knife during robbery in city centre park

Brentwood Weekly News: nswebpix police crime tape

8:58am Monday 30th June 2014

A MAN was threatened with a knife during a terrifying robbery in Riverside Retail Park.

Police investigate Springfield burglaries

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex Police have closed the road

8:57am Monday 30th June 2014

TWO Springfield homes were targeted by burglars in one night..and police believe the two break-in’s are linked.

VIDEO: Watch the moment Dappy slapped man in Chelmsford nightclub

Brentwood Weekly News: dappy.jpg

3:10pm Friday 20th June 2014

THIS is the moment N Dubz star and Celebrity Big Brother runner-up Dappy slapped a man in a Chelmsford nightclub.

Medical worker suspended after disabled man is left in boiling hot hospital transport car

Brentwood Weekly News: ERS hospital car

10:56am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A MEDICAL worker has been suspended after a disabled man was left locked inside a car in 25 degree heat.

UPDATED: Residents left homeless as fire tears through flat

Brentwood Weekly News: fire at chelmsford flats

3:52pm Saturday 14th June 2014

RESIDENTS have been left homeless after fire tore through a top floor flat.

Come and see how we roll at brand new home

Brentwood Weekly News: Bowled over – some of the members outside their new clubhouse

7:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A BOWLS club which almost folded after the closure of a Corringham social club has found a new home.

Teen "robbed by balaclava-wearing men with guns"

Brentwood Weekly News: GREEN EPS Firefighters cut man from car following lorry crash

3:26pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A TEENAGER claims he was robbed by balaclava-clad men with guns in a Chelmsford park.

Family of man killed by careless driver "disappointed" at sentence

Brentwood Weekly News: Curtis McDonald

2:23pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

THE family of man killed when he was hit by a van in Brentwood were left disappointed at the 24-week suspended sentence handed down to the driver.

Brentwood blood donor centre to close

Brentwood Weekly News: Do something amazing. Give blood

12:33pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

THE NHS has announced it is pressing ahead with plans to close the Brentwood blood donor centre.

EU ELECTIONS: Ukip win Chelmsford's EU election vote

Brentwood Weekly News: 8 things you need to know about voting in the European Parliamentary elections

11:15pm Sunday 25th May 2014

UKIP has won the EU election vote in Chelmsford, polling 36.8 per cent of the borough's vote.

EU ELECTIONS: Ukip win Brentwood's EU election vote

Brentwood Weekly News: 8 things you need to know about voting in the European Parliamentary elections

11:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

UKIP has triumphed in Brentwood's EU vote, taking 37.5 per cent of the share.

Corringham club could be turned into plush country club

Brentwood Weekly News: The Pegasus Club

9:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

A SOCIAL club in Corringham could be turned into a plush country club and hotel by a consortium of mystery Malaysian businessman.

Plans for huge Jehovah's HQ take shape

Brentwood Weekly News: Artists impressions of the JW commune at Temple Farm

8:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

PLANS for a huge Jehovah’s Witness “commune” on the outskirts of Chelmsford are gathering pace.


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