Overturned lorry causing long delays on the A12

Brentwood Weekly News: Police were called to a crash near Holme Lacy.

6:35pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A LORRY has overturned and shed its load on the A12.

Awards boost for horse sanctuary

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

REMUS Horse Sanctuary received a timely boost of £500 after being runner-up at the recent Heart of Essex Awards.

Joey: Ed wants to be my friend

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

GET ready to see a whole lot more of Joey Essex...in the run-up to next year’s General Election.

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.

Speed limits "may not apply" in roads where street lights are off, claims motoring lawyer

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A LAWYER has warned 30mph speed limits in residential streets may not apply when roads are plunged into darkness during the night.

Thoby Lane woodpile fire to burn "for days"

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE large wood fire on Thoby Lane, Mountnessing, is expected “for days” as fire crews at the scene carry out a controlled burn.

Have you won a share of £2million?

Brentwood Weekly News: Filed photo dated 18/09/12 of money as rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to a new 'harm index' designed to reveal the depth of the stress and anguish caused by deb

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

RESIDENTS in a certain Brentwood post code stands a chance of winning some serious cash thanks to the Post Code Lottery.

Row over £1.6million Park and Stride

Brentwood Weekly News: ‘Park and stride’ plan is on course for school

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

BRENTWOOD Council have hit out at the previous Tory administration for allocating £1.6million on the Shenfield park and stride scheme despite an independent report advising against the idea.

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.

Anger as rail fares set to rise again

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

5:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

RAIL users have reacted angrily to the announcement that fares are set to rise another 3.5 percent next year.

Fire in huge wood pile in Mountnessing to last for "several days"

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The fire, on Thoby Lane, stated shortly before 7am on Monday. Nine crews from across south Essex attended the scene, with six crews still on the scene 15 hours later.

Pink party raises funds for cancer

Brentwood Weekly News: Avon Pamper & Christmas Party

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

MEMBERS of social group Essex IVC raised £330 for a breast cancer charity.

Police appeal following quad bike crash

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:28pm Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE investigating a crash involving a quad bike in Hall Lane, Shenfield on Sunday, August 17, are appealing for witnesses.

72 arrests made at V Festival

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:56am Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE have confirmed 72 arrests were made over the weekend at V Festival, the majority of which were drug offences.

Rocking in the rain at V Festival

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:47am Monday 18th August 2014

SUNSHINE, rain, superstars and selfies were the order of the day as Chelmsford hosted 90,000 music fans for the V Festival.

Warley Tesco traffic problems to be sorted

Brentwood Weekly News: Tesco logo

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

TRAFFIC issues at a Tesco store in Warley could become a thing of the past following a “constructive” meeting between store bosses and Brentwood Council.

LATEST: Police release details of immigrants found in shipping container

Brentwood Weekly News: Ariel shot of Tilbury Dock

7:20pm Sunday 17th August 2014

AN INTERNATIONAL murder probe has been launched after a suspected immigrant died in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.

Help celebrate dogs of war

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A SPECIAL canine event is to be held in Brentwood to raise awareness of the role dogs play in war.

Brentwood Chamber set next breakfast meeting

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

THE next Brentwood Chamber of Commerce business breakfast meeting will take place on Friday, September 12, at the Marygreen Manor Hotel on London Road.

Brentwood pubs are in bloom!

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE winners of this year’s Brentwood in Bloom pubs competition have been announced.

LIVE: V Festival

Brentwood Weekly News: James Arthur to perform at V Festival

12:30pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE stages are set, the caterers are ready, and the bands are poised – the biggest party in Essex is about to begin!

Farm to host family day for heavy machine operators

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

CODHAM Hall Farm will host the Lynch Family Plant Show and Operator Open Day later this month.

V Festival: 16 drug arrests already

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:19pm Friday 15th August 2014

A senior detective from Essex Police has tonight warned people heading to V Festival not to bring drugs to the site.

At last! Speed signs to go up outside school

Brentwood Weekly News: Picture from stock

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

SPEED signs outside a Hutton school are to finally be installed... thanks to a little help from the Weekly News.

The Weekly News' guide to V Festival

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

THE stages are set, the caterers are ready, and the bands are poised – the biggest party in Essex is about to begin!

New Costa coffee and jobs in £150k bar revamp

Brentwood Weekly News: The Slug and Lettuce in The Square, Winchester

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A POPULAR Brentwood bar and restaurant is reopening after undergoing a £150,000 refurb.

Man assaulted on train shortly after leaving Shenfield

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:14pm Thursday 14th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 36-year-old man was assaulted on a train shortly after it left Shenfield station.

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.

Brentwood School bucks national trend with record breaking tally of A*s

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:57am Thursday 14th August 2014

BRENTWOOD School is celebrating after its students achieved their highest ever percentage of A* grades or equivalent in this year’s A Levels, despite a national drop.

Council leader: "Open drug rehab base here, Mr Clegg"

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Council leader Barry Aspinell urges the deputy PM to build drugs centre in defunct children’s home

Council criticised over its role in moving on travellers

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE leader of Brentwood Council has defended his role in the removal of travellers from a site in Herongate after coming under fire from its parish council.

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.

Students head off to China for Youth Olympics

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

PUPILS from Essex, including some from the Anglo European School in Ingatestone, are travelling to China take part in activities as part of attending the International Youth Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Adult learning in Essex "highly recommended"

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex County Council are reducing the Youth Services budget

7:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A SURVEY has shown adult community learning in Essex would be highly recommended.

Video: Essex Fire Authority to pay £15million to Government after accounting "oversight"

Brentwood Weekly News: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

4:13pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

ESSEX Fire Service is being forced to use all of its £15million savings to pay off a debt it did not know it owed.

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.

Motorcyclist seriously injured following crash in Warley

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:29pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A MAN was airlifted to hospital yesterday afternoon following a motorcycle collision in Warley.

Village on look out for criminals

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A VILLAGE has become the first area in Rochford to have every road covered by Neighbourhood Watch.

Police: Stay safe at V Festival

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:41am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A CRIME prevention mascot is being used in the run up to and during the V Festival to encourage music lovers to keep an eye on their stuff, their friends and how much they have to drink.

Kerbside recycling views wanted

Brentwood Weekly News: The ‘Recycle+’ system is part of the Council’s work to increase recycling rates in the borough, to help hit the Welsh Government’s strict statutory targets for recycling and composting.

10:19am Monday 11th August 2014

BRENTWOOD Conservatives are looking to hear from anyone involved in charity shops in the borough with their views on the introduction of household textile and clothing recycling.

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.

Memory Walk for dementia

Brentwood Weekly News: There will be a special ‘Quiet Area’ at the Show, where family members or carers can leave a person with dementia in a calm environment supported by a specialist team

5:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

CHEERLEADING team Oblivion Allstars will launch the Brentwood Memory Walk next month.

Players serve up £740 cancer cash

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

A TOURNAMENT at the Hutton and Shenfield Union Church Lawn Tennis Club raised £740 for Breast Cancer Clincial Trials Charity.

Brentwood Town vs Thurrock

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:59pm Saturday 9th August 2014

LIVE text commentary as Brentwood host Thurrock

Post Office facelift

Brentwood Weekly News: Post Office (8023839)

5:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

THE Ongar Road Post Office is to get a major boost when a facelift will see it open for an extra 66 hours a month.

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.

Steve still got the X Factor?

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

THE original X Factor winner Steve Brookstein returns to Bretnwood later this year to remember the legends of soul.

Lewis, 19, lands major drama gig

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

A FORMER Brentwood School student is set to follow in the footsteps of the biggest names in British acting after being awarded a scholarship to a world-renowned London drama college.


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