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.

Breaking news 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

Fake gardener tricks elderly man then steals cash

Brentwood Weekly News: Police officers rescue baby locked in car in the searing afternoon sun

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A CROOK posed as a gardener in order to trick an elderly man before stealing money from his wallet.

Scorching hot fun set for brave people in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News: Lynne Matthews carrying out the firewalk

5:21pm Monday 7th April 2014

SIZZLING hot action is set to take place at Brentwood Centre next month when people walk barefoot over searing hot embers.

Savings company gets base in Brentwood High Street

Brentwood Weekly News: Eric Pickles with Essex Savers staff

1:35pm Monday 7th April 2014

A LOAN and savings company have opened a branch inside a bank in Brentwood.

Man dies after crash near Margaretting

Brentwood Weekly News: Police are appealing for information following a crash just after midnight.

8:14am Monday 7th April 2014

ONE man has died and two others left with serious injuries after a crash on the A12 near Margaretting on Sunday night.

Bus tickets donated youths on low income in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News: UPDATE: First Buses have their equipment updated

8:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A BUS company has donate scratchcards to a charity who help young people on low income.

Deadline looming for Active Brentwood funding

Brentwood Weekly News: Town Hall shut until December 27

3:30pm Sunday 6th April 2014

SPORTS clubs in Brentwood have just nine days left to apply for grant funding from Brentwood Council.

Easter activity club in Hook End for disabled children

Brentwood Weekly News: Logo for Papworth Trust Home

10:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

A CHARITY has organised a Easter holiday activity club for disabled children.

Defibrillator donated to Brentwood County High

Brentwood Weekly News: County High headteacher Stephen Drew holding the defibrillator surrounded by staff, Rotary Club members and volunteers from SADS UK

3:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A DEFIBRILLATOR has been handed over to a school in Brentwood after staff were trained to use the lifesaving equipment.

Susan to tee off on golf holiday after £1,000 charity lottery win

Brentwood Weekly News: Susan Lister with her cheque for £1,000

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

A WOMAN from Brentwood will be smiling down a golf course in Scotland after winning £1,000 in a charity lottery.

Man admits threatening grandfather on train

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

6:47pm Friday 4th April 2014

A MAN has admitted threatening a grandfather who had been for a day out in Southend.

Grant applications opened to Brentwood community groups

Brentwood Weekly News: Hard cash: Building sell off backed by Worcestershire County Council

4:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

A FUNDING pot worth £50,300 to help community groups has been opened for applications by Brentwood Council.

Inquests opened into plane crash death pair

Brentwood Weekly News: Crash scene: Picture courtesy of Essex Fire and Rescue Service

1:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

INQUESTS looking into the deaths of two men killed in a tragic light aircraft crash have been opened.

Businesses asked to help figure out what's unique in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News: Christmas lights switched on in Brentwood

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

A WORKSHOP has been set up to look for the "unique selling points" of Brentwood.

Trap door installed on Brentwood Theatre stage

Brentwood Weekly News: The new seats inside the Brentwood Theatre

3:40pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

STAFF and actors at a community theatre are already falling in love with a new device to the stage.

Marsh: My terror at the hands of stalker

Brentwood Weekly News: Stalker targeted Jodie Marsh's Brentwood home and left her fearing for her life

12:19pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

GLAMOUR model Jodie Marsh feared for her life after a stalker bombarded her with bizarre letters and naked pictures, a court heard.

Travellers move onto Shenfield High School car park

Brentwood Weekly News: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

9:23am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A GROUP of travellers pitched up on Shenfield High School's staff car park on Wednesday evening.

Smog pollution in Essex higher than Beijing and Los Angeles as air quality remains poor today

Brentwood Weekly News: The view from Essex Way

8:50am Thursday 3rd April 2014

AIR pollution in Essex was higher than Los Angeles and Beijing yesterday as experts warn of continued high levels of pollution today. 

Look again at lollipop people cuts, demands MP Pickles

Brentwood Weekly News: Eric Pickles

10:32am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE MP for Ongar and Brentwood has demanded Essex County Council look again at its proposal to axe lollipop men and women in the borough.

Updated: Worst smog in 60 years to hit Essex

Brentwood Weekly News: The smog is expected to hit parts of Essex

6:14pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

THE worst air pollution in 60 years is set to sweep through parts of Essex tomorrow threatening the health of the sick and vulnerable

Joey Essex joins hundreds to do charity onesie walk

Brentwood Weekly News: Joey with the other walkers in Brentwood. Pic: Gareth Richards

3:00pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

JOEY Essex was joined by more than 300 onesie-clad fundraisers for a special charity walking event in Brentwood on Mother’s Day.

Jewellery worth "thousands" stolen from Shenfield home

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex Police launch appeal for stolen goods

12:00pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

JEWELLERY worth thousands of pounds has been stolen from a Shenfield home.

Crash causes delays in Coxtie Green

Brentwood Weekly News: Crash in Coxtie Green

9:25am Tuesday 1st April 2014

DELAYS were caused to motorists travel in Pilgrims Hatch this morning after a car crash partially blocked a road.









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