Flag raised outside Town Hall for St George's Day

Brentwood Weekly News: Flag raised outside Town Hall for St George's Day

4:42pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE FLAG of St George was raised outside Brentwood Town Hall today to mark the patron saint of England's day.

Residents reminded to make sure they are registered to vote

Brentwood Weekly News: Make sure you vote!

12:50pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

VOTERS living in Brentwood are being reminded they have until Tuesday May 6 to register on the electoral roll in time for the upcoming local and European elections.

Diners delight at possible Albert Roux restaurant in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News: Michel Roux Jr and his father Albert Roux own and run the acclaimed Le Gavroche restaurant in London's Mayfair

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FOODIES in Brentwood just can’t wait for Michelin Star chef Albert Roux to open a restaurant in town.

Open garden and art event coming to Kelvedon Hall

Brentwood Weekly News: Suffolk Art Society - Early Summer Exhibition

4:36pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN 18TH Century mansion will be opened up to the public in July for a garden and art event.

Brentwood woman killed after being hit by train at Shenfield

Brentwood Weekly News: British Transport Police are seeking burglars who ransacked a railway signal box

1:02pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WOMAN who tragically died after hit by a train at Shenfield station on Saturday has been confirmed as being a 43-year-old from Brentwood.

Pixie Lott, Tinie Tempah & Ceelo Green among 14 acts added to V Fest 2014

Brentwood Weekly News: STAR ACT: Pixie Lott

9:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

POP stars including Pixie Lott, Tinie Tempah and Ceelo Green have been added to the bill of V Festival 2014.

Queen coming to Chelmsford

Brentwood Weekly News: HRH Queen Elizabeth II visits Blackburn Cathedral for Maundy service 17/04/2014

8:48am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The Queen will be visiting Chelmsford on Tuesday, May 6.

£4,000 raised by Brentwood firm's charity ball

Brentwood Weekly News: L-R: Athona Recruitment’s Managing Director Stewart London and Director Tina London with Derek and Maria Redmond

3:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

A RECRUITMENT company from Great Warley raised more than £4,000 for charity by holding a Great Gadsby-themed ball.

£1,000 given to air cadets and disabled club in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News: £1,000 given to air cadets and disabled club in Brentwood

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

GRANTS worth £1,000 each have been handed out to organisations in Brentwood.

Alastair Cook launches beer brewed in his name

Brentwood Weekly News: Alastair Cook with Roland Kannor (centre) from the Brentwood Brewing Company and Brett Sanders, manager of the Golden Fleece, toasting the England captain's benefit year beer

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

ENGLAND cricket captain Alastair Cook admitted he was more of a “lager man” as he sampled a beer specially brewed in his honour in Brentwood.

Russell Brand claims he "dodged Essex train fare"

Brentwood Weekly News: Russell Brand

4:19pm Saturday 19th April 2014

SOUTH Essex comedian Russell Brand has reportedly admitted dodging a train fare in the county after he "couldn't be bothered".

Charity ball organised to celebrate salon's tenth anniversary

Brentwood Weekly News: Have fun but drink sensibly this festive season with top tips from a healthcare expert

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A CHARITY ball is being hosted by hair salon staff in Brentwood to celebrate their tenth birthday.

Man denies Brentwood assault charge

Brentwood Weekly News: Recent cases from our courts

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A MAN denied assault when he appeared in Basildon Magistrates’ Court.

Shop in Shenfield given defibrillator

Brentwood Weekly News: An example of a typical defibrillator

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A SHOP in Shenfield will be the second place in the borough to get life-saving equipment geared up to save people suffering a heart attack.

Do you recognise this duo? Police want to speak to them about £400 cigarettes and alcohol theft

Brentwood Weekly News: Man caught on CCTV during CoOp theft

12:25pm Friday 18th April 2014

ALMOST £400 of cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from a Co-Op store in Pilgrims Hatch.

Community centre to reopen soon - but controversy still surrounds it

Brentwood Weekly News: Eric Pickles MP and Louise McKinlay outside the centre with residents and building firm representatives

8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

A COMMUNITY centre is nearly ready to be reopened - but former users are still angry over it’s original closure.

Trash fire spreads to outbuildings

Brentwood Weekly News: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

8:05pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FIRE FIGHTERS have tackled a blaze at two outbuildings tonight after a rubbish fire spread out of control.

Retired Essex Police dog looking for new home

Brentwood Weekly News: Retired Essex Police dog looking for new home

3:43pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Charlie, the eight-year-old Cocker Spaniel is part of the Essex Police Dog Unit, which provides countywide support to specialist operations and supports officers in their day to day efforts to keep crime down.

Unmarked police car stolen

Brentwood Weekly News: Motorcyclist killed in crash

3:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN UNMARKED police car belonging to the Metropolitan Police has been stolen near Brentwood.

Trial date set after man denies raping teenager

Brentwood Weekly News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

12:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN EX-CARETAKER at Brentwood County High School will stand trial after he denied raping a teenage girl.

Brentwood shoppers tell Weekly News: "We want more big name shops"

Brentwood Weekly News: Artist's impression of Stockland's plans for William Hunter Way

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

SHOPPERS in Brentwood want to see more big name stores in the town centre, a Weekly News poll has revealed.

West Ham star walks from court after evidence goes missing

Brentwood Weekly News: James Tomkins arrives at court

4:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN ATTEMPT to prosecute a Premiership footballer failed to get off the ground after vital evidence was lost.

Gun gang locked up for planning to raid security van

Brentwood Weekly News: Patrick Claydon

6:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A GUN-WIELDING gang have been locked up a total of 33 years for planning to rob a security van.

Neil Diamond tribute coming to Brentwood Theatre

Brentwood Weekly News: Bob Drury performing as Neil Diamond

2:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ONE of the UK’s best-loved Neil Diamond tributes is appearing at the Brentwood Theatre.

Extension to Abellio Greater Anglia's train franchise agreed with £20m investment planned

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

9:35am Wednesday 16th April 2014

GREATER Anglia bosses are investing more than £20million into train services across Essex after agreeing a two year extension to their franchise.

Blood Centre earmarked for closure - just a year after it was saved!

Brentwood Weekly News: Donate blood in Watford next week

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Brentwood donor centre is at risk of closure...less than a year after the NHS vowed to keep it open.

World record attempts to be part of St George's Day pub crawl

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:04pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BIZARRE world record attempts will be part of a entertaining pub crawl organised in Brentwood to celebrate St George's Day.

Church unveil lunchtime concert list for 2014 season

Brentwood Weekly News: An Evening with Abbey Brass and Wantage Concert Brass

1:11pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BRASS quintet will perform the first lunchtime concert of 2014 at Brentwood's St Thomas of Canterbury Church on Friday April 25.

New Bishop of Brentwood "excited" about the job

Brentwood Weekly News: New Bishop of Brentwood "excited" about the job

9:48am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Brentwood Diocese has named its new Bishop - a former scientist and teacher.

Flooding alleviation work starts on Weald Road

Brentwood Weekly News: Drivers warned of flooding on A30 near Perranarworthal

4:25pm Monday 14th April 2014

MAINTENANCE works on a road hit by flooding in South Weald has been started by Essex County Council.

Shop teams up with Ingatestone pupils for Easter business lesson

Brentwood Weekly News: Shop teams up with Ingatestone pupils for Easter business lesson

1:24pm Monday 14th April 2014

PRIMARY school pupils have worked alongside shop staff for an Easter-themed business task.

New sign for Army Reserve group in Warley

Brentwood Weekly News: New sign for Army Reserve group in Warley

12:54pm Monday 14th April 2014

AN ARMY centre in Warley has changed it's name to match the new name of the service.

Man dies and family of four - including two very young girls - are fighting for their lives after horror crash in Chelmsford

Brentwood Weekly News: Police tape

9:46pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A man was killed and a family-of-four - including two very young girls - were left seriously hurt after a horror crash in Chelmsford this afternoon.

Rubbish burns in Bulphan blaze

Brentwood Weekly News: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

5:43pm Sunday 13th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS battled a large rubbish fire in Bulphan this afternoon.

Experts praise Brentwood Council website

Brentwood Weekly News: Town Hall shut until December 27

3:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

PRAISE has been given to Brentwood Council's website by industry experts.

Award for diabetic youth who has raised £2,000 for charity

Brentwood Weekly News: Joshua McCarthy receiving his award from Richard Lane, Diabetes UK President, and Sharon Roberts, Eastern Regional Manager for Diabetes UK

9:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

A YOUNG type one diabetes sufferer from Hutton has been rewarded after helping raise more than £2,000 for charity.

Danish Kaneria starts fresh bid over lifelong cricket ban

Brentwood Weekly News: Danish Kaneria playing for Essex

2:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

DISGRACED Essex cricketer Danish Kaneria has protested his innocence over bribery accusations as renews attempts to lift his playing ban.

Country show returning to Weald Park

Brentwood Weekly News: Falconry :Falcon Class Children aged 3-6 Yrs

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

FALCONS, horses, sheep and ducks are all set to join the native deer in a country park for a big show on May Day weekend.

Taster session for pre-school music and singing classes

Brentwood Weekly News: Home-Start supports families with young children

6:06pm Friday 11th April 2014

SINGING and music classes aimed at pre-school children are being offered on a free taster basis on Tuesday April 29.

Our George gets ready for Marathon - by eating curry!

Brentwood Weekly News: George Thorpe (right) with restaurant boss Alom Haque

4:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

WEEKLY News reporter George Thorpe got ready for his London Marathon - by having plenty of curry!

Floodlights switched on at tennis club

Brentwood Weekly News: Sam Carey and Nathan Hobbs stretch to switch on the lights with Cllr Kay Twitchen and Cllr David Tee

12:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

FLOODLIGHTS have finally arrived at a tennis club in Bentley after members tried for 15 years to get them.

Burglary victim: "Put the lights back on"

Brentwood Weekly News: Clock-change could affect streetlights...again

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A BURGLARY victim feels the big streetlight switch-off in Brentwood was a contributing factor to thieves targeting his home - and stealing two precious wedding rings.

Health warning for parents in Essex

Brentwood Weekly News: Publih Health England launches initiative

7:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A WARNING has been issued as Scarlet Fever cases reach their highest levels since 1989. 

Council told: Do more to protect people from air pollution

Brentwood Weekly News: Hazy - Essex Way looking towards Benfleet and Canvey

7:12pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Local authorities need to do more to protect people from harmful air pollution, health officials have said after new estimates suggest that thousands die every year as a result of poor air quality.

Pickles: "We're Christian, so get over it!"

Brentwood Weekly News: Decision pending: Eric Pickles

3:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

ERIC Pickles sparked controversy after saying Britain is a Christian country and “militant atheists” should “get over it”.

VIDEO: Essex apprentices in national final

Brentwood Weekly News: The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said York has a great “get up and go spirit”

12:22pm Thursday 10th April 2014

APPRENTICES from an Essex-based technology firm have been shortlisted for a national award backed by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Tea room at museum to open in memory of plane crash victim

Brentwood Weekly News: Simon Chamberlain. His wife Lizzie has said a tea room he had wanted to open at North Weald Airfield Museum will go ahead in his memory

11:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Wife of man tragically killed in light aircraft crash says it is what her husband wanted

Man wanted after 19-year-old woman chased and kicked repeatedly in the head

Brentwood Weekly News: Jamie Wernham

8:36am Thursday 10th April 2014

A MAN suspected of carrying out a brutal attack on a woman in a supermarket car park is wanted by police.

Brentwood Master Plan put into motion

Brentwood Weekly News: Artist's impression of Stockland's plans for William Hunter Way

7:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

MULTI-MILLION pound plans to redevelop Brentwood town centre including fresh ideas for William Hunter Way have been agreed - in principle.

Tour de France chief praises Essex

Brentwood Weekly News: Back row L-R: Jason Fergus, Christian Prudhomme, Cllr Ann Naylor, Cllr Ray Gooding. Front row: Shane and Lana Redgewell

4:41pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Christian Prudhomme believes Tour de France will have a great time in the county


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