UPDATED: Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street line trains delayed after person hit at Romford

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

5:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

TRAINS in and out of London Liverpool Street are delayed after a person was hit by a train at Romford. 

Taco Bell set for city centre

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FAST food restaurant, usually found on the streets of America, is set to open on Moulsham Street.

Vehicle checks at Boreham services

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:48pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ESSEX police issued fines and a seized a Range Rover as part of a vehicle check exercise earlier this week at Boreham services.

Is new hospital wing to blame for Mid Essex Trust cash crisis?

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound 300-bed wing which opened at Broomfield Hospital in 2012 could be the root of financial problems there.

Shake-up coming to some city bus services

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

ALTERATIONS have been made to a number of bus services in and out of Chelmsford serving all corners of Essex.

Play in the Park this summer

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PLAY in the Park will again take over Chelmsford’s green spaces for sports, arts, crafts and games throughout August.

Army and Navy work to restart in September

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Work on the roundabout, its left-turn slip lane and the westbound Parkway is due to run until April next year.

Do you recognise this man? Street robbery on Parkway

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE want to identify a man who attempted a street robbery in Chelmsford.

Do you recognise these people? Theft from Boots, Chelmer Village

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:22pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Police have released CCTV images of three people they want to identify in connection with a theft at Boots in Chelmsford.

Family pay tribute to loving son who died in crash on A132

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:26am Monday 28th July 2014

Joshua William Marlow, 22, from South Woodham Ferrers, died after his motorbike was in collision with a Volkswagen Golf on the A132 in South Woodham Ferrers on Friday, July 25.

Funky Voices perform special gig for Le Tour

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ESSEX-BASED Funky Voices performed live on national TV as the Tour de France rolled through the county.

Girls enjoy Cambridge stay

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

FOUR students from Chelmsford County High School enjoyed a two-day stay at Cambridge University as guests of Murray Edwards College, part of the city’s university.

Chelmsford trails county in recycling numbers

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.

5:40pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE amount of waste recycled or composted by Chelmsford in the last year was lower than the Essex average.

William to cycle Lands End to John O'Groats

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A CYCLIST from Chelmsford is preparing to cycle 950 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for Canine Partners.

Showtime at Hyde Hall

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

HYDE HALL has announced its schedule of shows, festivals and exhibitions ahead of the autumn and winter season.

Rare toys and jewellery taken from home in Margaretting

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:43am Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are investigating a burglary in Margaretting where items including a Playstation, iPad, jewellery and rare toys were taken.

Firefighters battle pre-school blaze

Brentwood Weekly News: ESSEX: Four year fire dispute ends

10:17am Friday 25th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS quickly put out a fire in the roof of a Chelmsford pre-school.

Tulisa guilty of V Fest assault

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:36am Friday 25th July 2014

FORMER X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has been found guilty of assaulting a blogger at the V Festival in Chelmsford.

Landlords: Late night tax unfair

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to charge late-night bars and clubs to pay for extra policing have been approved by Chelmsford Council.

Tots’ leader retires

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE nation’s longest-serving children’s club leader has finally called it a day – after 29 years.

Joshua, 6, joins the Wacky singers

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SIX-YEAR-OLD from Chelmsford is to become one of Britain’s youngest recording artists...after being chosen to join a children’s pop group.

Financial concerns over Mid Essex Hospital Services

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

MID Essex Hospital Services, which counts Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford as its main site, is one of a number of NHS Trusts that have been referred to the health secretary over financial concerns.

Plug pulled on popular music venue

Brentwood Weekly News: NORTH WEST GUITAR SHOW

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LIVE music venue in the centre of Chelmsford has made a desperate last-ditch appeal for help after it closed – just 15 months after opening.

Delays on M25 by A12 junction following crash

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MOTORISTS are being urged to avoid the anticlockwise carriageway of the M25 between junctions 27, by the M11, and 28, by the A12, following a collision between a car and a lorry.

Parents in dock

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:39am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DAD and mum are to appear side by side in court to fight a £120 fine handed to them for taking their son out of school to attend a family memorial in the USA.

New changing facilities for challenged swimmers opened

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:01pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RIVERSIDE Ice and Leisure Centre changing facilities for swimmers with physical impairments have been renovated.

TV's Mary-Ann Ochota 'Walks Country Mile' in Chelmsford

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:18pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TV anthropologist and broadcaster Mary-Ann Ochota joined walkers at the Chatham Green Project in Chelmsford to “Walk a Country Mile” in aid of The Prince’s Countryside Fund.

Woman dies on Chelmsford train

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:51pm Monday 21st July 2014

The air ambulance and other emergency services were called to Chelmsford station at about 1.30pm, after the 12pm Norwich to Liverpool Street service was forced to stop.

Wet Wet Wet: It never rains at our shows!

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

PREPARING for their show at Hylands Park in September, Wet Wet Wet drummer Tommy Cunnigham told the Weekly News: “It’s never rained at any of our outdoor shows.”

House roof collapses after being struck by lightning

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:18am Saturday 19th July 2014

A FAMILY narrowly escaped serious harm after lightning struck the roof of their house causing it to fall in.

Warnings over the weather this weekend

Brentwood Weekly News: Readers' pictures: Lightning storm over Oxfordshire

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

ESSEX County Council is encouraging residents to take extra care over the weekend and travel with caution.

Do you recognise this woman? Cash taken from till at Asda, Chelmer Village

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:48pm Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE in Chelmsford want to identify the woman seen on CCTV at Asda, Chelmer Village, on Wednesday, June 18, and speak to her in connection with £50 cash that was taken from the self service till after a male shopper had left it behind.

All you need to know about travel disruptions in South Essex today

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

8:48am Friday 18th July 2014

COMMUTERS are facing chaos after thunder and lightning storms.

MP: Local homes for local people

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

CHELMSFORD’S MP has reiterated his desire to see social and council housing in the city go to those from the area before anyone else.

Reunited: Kyle the tortoise eating again after brother found

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A TORTOISE who went on hunger strike is eating again after being reunited with his runaway brother!

Late night levy for pubs and clubs approved

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:53pm Thursday 17th July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to charge bars and clubs that sell alcohol late at night to pay for policing in the city centre have been approved by Chelmsford Council.

Justine: I live life to the full since lung transplant

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A WOMAN who suffered 15 lung collapses will feature in a vintage calendar aimed at raising awareness of organ donation.

Immigrants arrested at Indian restaurant

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

ILLEGAL immigrants were arrested after a raid on an award winning Indian restaurant in Chelmsford.

TV stars on form at posh polo day

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:10am Wednesday 16th July 2014

WEEKLY News features writer LOUISE HOWESON enjoyed a bit of polo in Chelmsford at the weekend – she tells us all about who she saw...

Chelmsford Councillor Michael Harris has died

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

CHELMSFORD Councillor Michael Harris has died after a long battle with lung cancer.

Townfield Street car park set to shut for three months

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:59am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A CITY centre car park popular with commuters is to shut for three months for essential maintenance.

Do you recognise this man? Skin care products taken from Boots

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:39am Tuesday 15th July 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a man in connection with a series of thefts from a Boots store in Chelmsford.

Chelmsford man in court following robbery

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:27am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A MAN is due to appear in Chelmsford Magistrates Court today after being charged with a number of offences following a robbery in the city.

Meet cricketers ten Doeschate and Masters in South Woodham Ferrers

Brentwood Weekly News: Ryan ten Doeschate is heading off to India with Otago Volts

10:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Ryan ten Doeschate and David Masters will be talking about life at Essex County Cricket Club.

Horseracing to return to Great Leighs

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:52am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Horseracing will return to Great Leighs next season for the first time in seven years.

Essex set for a scorcher!

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:35pm Monday 14th July 2014

TEMPERATURES are set to soar to 30 degrees as Essex gears up for a scorching week.

Chelmsford artist commemorates WW1 with museum installation

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

CHELMSFORD Museum will host an art installation next week to commemorate the upcoming 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Boswells School launch email info service

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:23am Monday 14th July 2014

THE Boswells School in Chelmsford has launched an email media service to keep people informed about its news and events.

Viva la Drag! is coming to town

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:00am Monday 14th July 2014

FRESH from its latest critically-acclaimed West End run, Viva la Drag! is coming to town.

Web designer’s premier clients

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A WEB designer from Chelmsford has secured contracts for premiership rugby players and West Ham footballers within nine months of setting up his business – and he’s not stopping there.








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