Delight at builder's £6k gift for poorly Katie, 12

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A YOUNGSTER from Brentwood suffering with a debilitating tumour had a wet-room built in her home free of charge by a kind-hearted builder.

MP Pickles unsure on council's "Borough Bulletin" plan

Brentwood Weekly News: Government minister Eric Pickles on a visit to The Northern Echo offices in 2011

1:45pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BRENTWOOD and Ongar MP, Eric Pickles, has questioned council plans to launch a newsletter for residents.

Bogus detective in £7,000 con was foiled by genuine police officer

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BOGUS detective who tried to con a man into handing over £7,000 was foiled when genuine police intervened.

Fans young and old queue to meet West Ham legend Sir Trevor

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:54pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Sir Trevor Brooking speaks to us about his new book, West Ham, England and young footballers during a trip to Lakeside

MP praises Bricklayers Arms charity trek troop

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BRENTWOOD MP Eric Pickles has prasied a group of Brentwood charity trekkers for their work in raising over £13,000 for two war vet charities.

Police issue warning over bogus water board official

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:15pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

POLICE have issued a new warning about a bogus water board official who called at seven homes in one day in Essex.

"My Essex" art exhibition coming to Hutton

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Adult Community Learning are holding a creative arts, crafts and photography exhibition at the Bishops Hill Centre. 

Long battle with woodpile blaze finally at an end

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS nine week battle with a woodpile blaze in Mountnessing is finally over.

Brentwood Philharmonic Orchestra play the likes of Beethoven

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Brentwood Philharmonic Orchestra returned to its classical roots on at the weekend with a concert featuring classics by the likes of Beethoven and Brahms.

Toy fair heads to Brentwood this weekend

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

RESIDENTS are invited to attend a fun-filled toy fair in Brentwood this weekend.

Town centre Starbucks undergoing renovation

Brentwood Weekly News: Brentwood starbucks

12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

STARBUCKS in Brentwood High Street is undergoing a revamp.

Free school founders attend reception with David Cameron

Brentwood Weekly News: Dr Sally Lockyer at the Lancaster House reception

7:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

THE founders of the Grove House school - a free school given the green light by the Government a fortnight ago - attended a reception attended by the Prime Minister.

County Council calls for more powers from central Government

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

2:10pm Saturday 18th October 2014

CALLS to devolve more powers to Essex were made to the Government in a debate in County Hall.

REVIEW: The Diary of Anne Frank, Brentwood Theatre

Brentwood Weekly News: INSPIRATION Anne Frank

1:58pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Lin Pollitt’s staging of the Anne Frank story begins with an atmospheric epilogue, as Otto Frank, survivor of the camps, discovers his daughter’s diary. It will be her immortality – her tragedy will stand for the suffering of millions.

Beer for nuns! Help operatic society name Sister Act beer!

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Shenfield Operatic Society has teamed up with Brentwood Brewery to concoct a special ale and raise money for an upcoming show.

Apprentice 3,000 is our Paige, 18

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A GIRL from Shenfield became the 3,000th apprentice to be recruited via the Essex Apprentice Programme, a scheme run by the county council.

Schoolboy, 14, is back home after being hit by bus - police appeal for witnesses

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:54am Friday 17th October 2014

Police are appealing for information following a serious crash between a double-decker bus and a 14-year-old boy.

Lithuanian lorry driver denies £250,000 fuel theft

Brentwood Weekly News: PLEAS AND THANK YOUS: More goings-on from Llanelli magistrates court during the past week.

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

A LITHUANIAN lorry driver has pleaded not guilty to attempting to steal £250,000 from a fuel pipeline in Brentwood.

Brentwood journalists in the dock over allegations of corrupting officials

Brentwood Weekly News: PLEAS AND THANK YOUS: More goings-on from Llanelli magistrates court during the past week.

7:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO Brentwood journalists corrupted public officials "on a grand scale" to boost profits and further their agenda, a jury has been told.

Keep Safe scheme launched

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A new scheme aiming to help people feel safer in the town centre has been launched

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.

Council urged to consider allowing free school to set up in Leverton Hall

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

ESSEX County Council is being urged to allow a free school to set up in a defunct Brentwood children’s home.

PICTURES: The Weekly News chats to Pixie Lott as she opens stage school in Essex

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:03pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

POP star Pixie Lott was all-singing and all-dancing as she attended the open day of a Chelmsford theatre school being set up by her family.

Council seeks to introduce "whole elections" every four years

Brentwood Weekly News: BREAKING: Tories retain control of Hillingdon despite losing five seats to Labour

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

BRENTWOOD Council wants to change the process by which councillors are elected in the borough.

Ambulance boss praises staff commitment during strike

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:40pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE East of England Ambulance boss has praised staff for their hard work during the strike on Monday.

Night time parking charges loom

Brentwood Weekly News: Temporary car park in Darlington granted permission to continue while spaces are reduced to build multi-storey and cinema development

2:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

FROM Monday, those visiting Brentwood and Shenfield at night will be charged £2 to park in all council owned car parks.

Missing teen returns home safe and well

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:20am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A MOROCCAN teenager who went missing after going sightseeing in London has returned home safe and well.

Fire service to accelerate burning to put out Thoby Lane fire

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:16pm Monday 13th October 2014

THE fire service has revealed £16,000 plans to accelerate burning at the timber recycling site in Thoby Lane, which has been ablaze for more than seven weeks.

New pictures reveal how free flow tolling will transform Dartford Crossing

Brentwood Weekly News: How the Dartford Crossing looks now

12:28pm Monday 13th October 2014

THE Highways Agency has released images showing how the introduction of free-flow tolling at the Dartford Crossing will completely transform the road layout.

Traffic slow on A12 following two-car smash

Brentwood Weekly News:

11:28am Monday 13th October 2014

DRIVERS are being warned to expect delays on the A12 near Brentwood following a two car collision.

County Hall offers grants to arts and heritage projects

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:55am Monday 13th October 2014

ESSEX County Council is inviting people to apply to the Culture in Essex Small Grants Scheme for funding to deliver arts and heritage projects which engage with communities across the county.

WATCH: Pixie performs at the open day of her Chelmsford stage school

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:10pm Sunday 12th October 2014

POP princess Pixie Lott performed at the open day for her family's new stage school.

Brentwood's elderly residents urged to prepare for winter

Brentwood Weekly News: Snow warning for Worcestershire

12:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

WITH temperatures dropping, many of Brentwood's residents will be reaching for the thermostat.

Brentwood Lib Dems to fight any potential cuts to "vital" community transport service

Brentwood Weekly News: Lib Dem councillor David Kendall

7:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

A BRENTWOOD councillor is taking the fight to Essex County Council in a bid to save the funding currently given to community tranpsort.

11,000 potholes, cracks and defects fixed on county's roads in three months

Brentwood Weekly News: Extent of pothole-riddled roads revealed

12:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

POTHOLES, cracks and other defects on Essex's main roads have reduced by over 80 per cent since June, county hall claim.

School launches its community awards

Brentwood Weekly News: Stephen Drew - the new Brentwood County High School headteacher

7:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

BRENTWOOD County High School is to hand out community awards to those who work hard to enrich the school community – both inside and outside of the school gates.

Thieves rumbled as they attempt Ingatestone break-in

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:03pm Friday 10th October 2014

TWO determined burglars were disturbed as they attempted to break into a property in Ingatestone.

Search for missing Moroccan teen continues

Brentwood Weekly News:

3:44pm Friday 10th October 2014

CONCERNED police are continuing the search for a missing Moroccan teenage girl.

Town's first Friday market hailed a success

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A NEW Friday market operating in Brentwood High Street has been hailed an absolute success.

Police look for teenage girl from Morocco who has gone missing while visiting relatives in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News:

2:11pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A TEENAGE girl from Morocco has gone missing while visiting relatives in Essex.

Police release Efit of man who stole from two elderly people

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:34am Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE have released an Efit image of a man who posed as a water board official to steal from two elderly people in Shenfield.

Is Brentwood set to get a new specialist free school?

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

TWO new free schools could be set to open within Brentwood and Ongar after plans for both were given the go-ahead by the Government.

Tributes paid to operatic society star who died recently, aged 84

Brentwood Weekly News: The new seats inside the Brentwood Theatre

5:19pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a much-loved member of the Brentwood arts scene, who passed away recently, aged 84.

Pixie shines on Strictly as her stage school gears up for its open day

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:55pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

BRENTWOOD pop princess Pixie Lott soared to the top of the Strictly Come Dancing league table on Saturday, waltzing to an impressive 35 out of 40 on the second week of the show.

Fire service to reveal plans for Mountnessing fire...which continues to burn SEVEN weeks after it first started

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FIRE in a 5,000-ton woodpile is still burning, more than SEVEN weeks after it started.

Council issues William Hunter Way reminder

Brentwood Weekly News: William Hunter Way car park

5:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

BRENTWOOD Borough Council is sending out letters out to all households in the borough, reminding residents them to take part in the William Hunter Way consultation.

High risk missing pensioner found safe and well

Brentwood Weekly News: LIFT OFF: A police helicopter demonstration took place at Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station's open day. Buy picture, BCR401406_13, at

8:26am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A WOMAN who went missing from her Brentwood on Monday afternoon has been found safe and well.

Strategy revealed to get more Brentwood residents on their bikes

Brentwood Weekly News: How the bicycle got its spokes

7:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

PLANS to encourage more people in the borough to get on their bikes are moving forward after the Brentwood Cycle Strategy was revealed.

Concern over high risk missing pensioner

Brentwood Weekly News:

10:06pm Monday 6th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for help to find an 86-year-old woman missing from her home in Brentwood.

Detectives appeal for witnesses following robbery in Ingatestone

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:54pm Monday 6th October 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Ingatestone.


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