Burst tank wrecks disabled lads home just weeks after a DIY SOS style make-over.

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

TWO disabled friends have had their home wrecked by a massive water leak just weeks after an SOS-style makeover.

Disabled Pitsea man fought off burglar who threatened his wife with a gun

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

AVIOLENT thug has been jailed for 11 years after tricking his way into a couple’s home – and firing a gun at them.

£2,500 reward for information leading to capture of career criminal, Simon Knights

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:45pm Thursday 30th October 2014

POLICE are offering a £2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of this career criminal thought to be hiding out in Basildon or Southend.

Delays after crash on the A13 at Pitsea

Brentwood Weekly News: Traffic jam on the A3 near Kingston

9:13am Thursday 30th October 2014

COMMUTERS are facing delays this morning following an accident at Pitsea.

UPDATED 10.40am: All lanes reopen following fatal A12 crash

Brentwood Weekly News: Police want to talk to the driver of a silver car who failed to stop after a crash

8:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN has died after being hit by cars on the A12.

Man jailed for 11 years threatening couple with gun during burglary

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:53pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A man from Basildon has been jailed for 11 years after being found guilty of committing an aggravated burglary at the home of a neighbour while armed with an imitation firearm.

Bogus former soldier preys on the elderly

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

8:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THREE elderly residents have been scammed out of hundreds of pounds by a conman posing as an Army veteran.

Wood’s ‘quicksand’ trapped my horse

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WOMAN and her horse narrowly escaped disaster after being sucked into a pit of mud.

PA fleeced boss of £166k to pay hubby’s gambling debts

Brentwood Weekly News: Basildon Crown Court heard on Tuesday Mrs Hall did not tell the Department of Work

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

who fleeced her boss out of more than £166,000 has narrowly avoided jail.

Man arrested for threats to kill in Pitsea

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

12:36pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Police have arrested a man from Basildon on suspicion of threats to kill and assault after an incident in Tyefields, Pitsea.

Burglar stole £1,000 jewellery from elderly woman

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Police would like to identify this man in connection with a burglary in Leigh.

Police appeal after concrete block thrown on to A127

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:49pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a piece of concrete was thrown from a bridge on the A127 into the path of traffic in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, October 25).

Motorists advised to avoid M25 following earlier crash

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:55pm Friday 24th October 2014

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the M25 following a multi-vehicle collision on the Essex bound track of the motorway.

Raiders steal £600 of electricals in burglary

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:59pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BURGLARS stole £600 of electrical items during a break-in.

Couple jailed for stealing thousands from wife's brother

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A husband and wife from the Basildon area have been jailed for theft and fraud offences following a police investigation last more than three years.

Man crushed to death while repairing van

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:31am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MAN has been crushed to death in a freak accident while working on his transit van.

Essex University staff set to take industrial action over pensions dispute

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex University

9:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STAFF at Essex University have voted to take industrial action in a row over changes to pensions.

Three people arrested as more than 80 animals are seized from travellers site

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:47am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MORE than 75 dogs were seized from a travellers site in Aveley after police executed a warrant.

Burglars ransacked home and stole £18k of jewellery, cash and paperwork

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:13pm Monday 20th October 2014

BURGLARS stole £18,000 from a bungalow and doused the floors with fabric conditioner.

Woman, 82, escapes as her home is hit by gas explosion

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

AN 82-YEAR-OLD woman was rescued from her home after a gas explosion destroyed her conservatory, blew out a wall and ripped a door off its hinges.

TV star Amy Childs involved in car crash

Brentwood Weekly News: Amy Childs

12:03pm Thursday 16th October 2014

REALITY TV star Amy Childs said she is “lucky to be alive” following a car crash last night.

Mystery after cops find haul of pheasants in boot

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the suspected poaching of 20 pheasants from a remote farmer’s field.

A127 reopened at Noak Bridge following crash

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE A127 has reopened at Noak Bridge following a multi vehicle accident.

Police hunting Billericay burglary pair

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:22pm Friday 10th October 2014

Police have appealed for information following a series of burglaries in the Billericay area, believed to have been carried out by the same thieves.

Woman in critical condition after car park fall

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:01am Friday 10th October 2014

A WOMAN is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from the roof of a multi-storey car park.

Police look for two men in connection with theft of loyalty cards from Lakeside

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:28pm Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE would like to identify two men in connection with the theft of loyalty cards and a stamp from Taco Bell, Lakeside Shopping Centre.

Police looking for two people in connection with theft of mobile phone

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:46pm Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE want to identify two people in connection with the theft of a mobile phone at Vue cinema in Lakeside last month.

Dad’s £4k apology from Essex Police

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FATHER given £4,000 by Essex Police after they failed to properly investigate the death of his son has spoken of his hunt for “justice”.

Thugs attack man and shop assistant in Laindon shop

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:35pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Police are investigating a serious assault which took place inside an off licence at the Laindon Centre in Laindon.

Memorial trees not planted for 14 years

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FAMILY are still waiting for the council to plant memorial trees to their late relatives ...

Fight spirals out of control into hit and run incident

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:06pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THREE men were injured in a hit-and-run after a brawl spiralled out of control.

Asian family hit by heirloom gold thief

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

POLICE say burglars who stole £9,000 of family heirlooms left the owners devastated.

Police want to speak to this man about theft from TK Maxx

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:37pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from T K Maxx in Basildon.

Yellow lines bid to end school parking misery in Wickford

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

YELLOW lines could be painted in a residential street to stop parents causing traffic chaos when dropping off their children at school.

Laindon police officer in court for careless driving

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex Police have closed the road

1:18pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A LAINDON police officer has been charged with careless driving following a smash at Sadlers Farm.

Woman woke from afternoon nap to find two teens trying to break in to house

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:37am Friday 3rd October 2014

A WOMAN woke up to find two teenage boys trying to break in to her house.

"Welcome to Basildon's forgotten estate"

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

A GROUP of Pitsea residents are so fed up with their rubbishstrewn estates, they are clearing them up themselves.

Fatal crash helpers recognised by police for bravery

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:18pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Chief Constable of Essex Police was one of nine people commended for their help at the scene of a fatal road accident.

TV heartthrob Dermot O'Leary is coming to Thurrock this month

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:07pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE X Factor host Dermot O’Leary is heading to Thurrock later this month to sign copies of his new memoir.

Police investigating two burglaries in the same street

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:41pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

DETECTIVES are investigating two burglaries in the same street.

Woman sustains injury following assault at Lakeside

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:40am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A WOMAN has sustained an injury after being assaulted at Lakeside.

Delivery driver admits to using metal detector to steal Roman coin

Brentwood Weekly News: PROBE: Police carried out raids during investigations into false insurance claims

4:49pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A DELIVERY driver from Grays used a metal detector to steal a gold Roman coin from a private estate in Norfolk.

Annual memorial for bereaved parents

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:18pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PARENTS who have lost a baby are invited to a special memorial.

'Fat' man and 'toothless' woman part of gang that stole £900 cosmetics from Boots

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:46pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A “TOOTHLESS” woman and a “fat” man were part of a gang that stole £900 of perfume and cosmetics from Boots.

Racist thugs attack Laindon boy, age 12

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 12-YEAR-OLD Muslim boy was left with cuts and bruises after he was attacked by two racist men outside his home.

Two more men face trial over £100,000 gun theft

Brentwood Weekly News: Basildon Crown Court heard on Tuesday Mrs Hall did not tell the Department of Work

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A FURTHER two men will stand trial in connection with the theft of £100,000 worth of guns from a lorry in Basildon, Kenneth Slade, 34, of Ferndown Close, Southend and Adam Balding, 31, of Grosvenor Road, Westcliff, denied conspiring to receive stolen firearms with two others.

Couple arrested in connection with burglaries across East Anglia

Brentwood Weekly News: PROBE: Police carried out raids during investigations into false insurance claims

1:51pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAN and woman who were wanted by police in connection with a series of burglaries have been arrested.

Men's miracle escape from horror collision

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:21am Tuesday 30th September 2014

TWO men are lucky to be alive following a horrific crash in Orsett.

Teen arrested following attempted break-in in Basildon

Brentwood Weekly News: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

4:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

POLICE arrested a teenager in Basildon Town Centre on suspicion of attempted burglary.

Police hunting coffee and steak thief

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:05pm Monday 29th September 2014

POLICE want to speak to this man about the theft of meat and coffee worth more than £50 from a Laindon store.






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