Youngsters still lodging with parents

Brentwood Weekly News: SCENE: The house in Sunnyhill Grove, Exley Head

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A RECENT survey by homeless charity Shelter has revealed 35 per cent of people in Brentwood aged 20 to 34 live with their parents because they can’t afford to get on the property ladder.

Green belt arguments

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A PETITION has been set up against the building of homes on green belt land in Brentwood.

WWI remembered at Bentley Crematorium

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

BENTLEY Crematorium recently held its annual open day, which included a commemoration service to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.

House prices keep rising in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A SHORTAGE of semi-detached houses in Brentwood has seen prices continue to rise in the borough.

William Hunter Way consultation to go live from Monday

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

An online questionnaire will go live on the Brentwood Council website and will be followed by a hard copy arriving through the letterboxes of residents in the borough later in the month alongside council publication Borough Bulletin.

Senior safety day set for October

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

The free event is about keeping elder residents informed on how to stay safe, with presentations from organisations such as the police and fire service a part of theday.

Mayor: Brentwood is "special"

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

BRENTWOOD has been named one of the most generous towns in the UK by charity donation page Just Giving.

Sugar Hut celebrates ten years

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

STARS of reality TV came out in force over the bank holiday weekend as the most famous nightclub in the country celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Styling the stars at V Festival

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MALE grooming salon from Shenfield set up camp at the recent V Festival to style the stars.

Do you recognise this man? Assault at Liverpool Street station

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:55am Thursday 28th August 2014

POLICE want to speak to this man in connection with an assault at Liverpool Street station, which saw a man attacked in front of his family.

And still it burns!

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A LARGE wood fire in Mountnessing shows no signs of stopping, TEN DAYS after it began.

Essex girl Pixie Lott signs up for Strictly

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

POP sensation and Essex girl Pixie Lott has been confirmed as the eleventh celebrity taking part in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Men arrested in under 18 prostitution ring investigation

Brentwood Weekly News: webpix arrest arrested arrests handcuffs police

2:11pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of exploiting women into prostitution and supplying drugs.

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.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

High Street pavements a 'trip hazard'

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

PAVEMENT defects in Brentwood High Street are a trip hazard waiting to happen, according to a county councillor.

Vehicle flips... in a car park

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:17pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A WOMAN was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car flipped on to its roof in the middle of the day in William Hunter Way car park.

Hospital treatment after brawl at £120-a-night hotel

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:37pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN was arrested and several people taken to hospital after a brawl broke out in the bar of a Great Warley hotel.

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.

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.

Horse sanctuary warns owners over increased sugar levels in pastureland

Brentwood Weekly News: Scroobie the horse

12:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A BRENTWOOD-based horse sanctuary is warning horse owners to be aware that the rise of sugars in pastureland at this time of year increases the risk of their animals contracting Laminitis.

Superfast internet comes to Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

THE first high speed fibre broadband cabinet launched in Brentwood this week as the town joined the Superfast Essex broadband programme.

A Brentwood Council member of staff loves work so much... he decided to get married there!

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Ashley Culverwell,who’s head of health, safety and localism, married long term partner Andrew Cunningham yesterday (Friday 22nd) in the registrar office by the Town Hall on Ingrave Road.

TOWIE stars launch fostering appeal

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TOWIE’s Debbie Douglas and her daughter Lydia Bright have launched an appeal for more foster carers on behalf of Barnardo’s.

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.









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