Christmas taxi fares freeze

Brentwood Weekly News: METER ISSUES: Two taxi drivers have faced magistrates for driving without their meters switched on.

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

TAXI fares will not rise in the run-up to Christmas, after a proposal for a ten per cent price hike was ditched.

Shenfield students keep their school clean

Brentwood Weekly News:

1:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

PUPILS from Shenfield School took part in a clean-up day to raise awareness of litter dropping.

Proud Billie named best young entrepreneur

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A BUSINESS owner who only set up her brand five months ago is celebrating after being crowned best young entrepreneur in a national competition.

Crossroads Care in appeal for more trustees

Brentwood Weekly News: Carers are improving the quality of life for dementia sufferers

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A CHARITY which provides respite breaks for those who care for loved ones at home is in a desperate search for more trustees.

Driver speaks after car attack terror on A127

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DRIVING instructor has described the terrifying moment yobs hurled a lump of concrete on to his car on the A127.

New estate could link us to Basildon

Brentwood Weekly News:

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BRENTWOOD and Basildon could soon be joined together by a major housing development on land spanning both their borders.

County Hall to look at speed limits on Brentwood roads

Brentwood Weekly News: 20mph speed limit zone sign

12:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN Essex County Council proposal for roads in the south and rural Brentwood area will look to introduce a 20mph speed limit.

Essex-wide campaign sees massive reduction in litter

Brentwood Weekly News: Council's will be supported by three huge fast food chains

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE Pan-Essex Love Essex campaign led to a reduction of over 40 percent in fast food litter across the county.

Free business event in Hutton tomorrow

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:13pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BUSINESSES in Brentwood can access a range of advice and funding support at an event tomorrow.

No Crossrail debate...despite councillor calls

Brentwood Weekly News: How the Crossrail trains will look

12:01pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE leader of the opposition in Brentwood is demanding that all of the borough’s councillors get a say on the Crossrail planning application when it is lodged next month.

Council invites residents to have their say on elections

Brentwood Weekly News: 10 things Herefordians love to moan about

1:18pm Monday 27th October 2014

BRENTWOOD Borough Council is inviting residents to have their say on plans to elect councillors all in one go, every four years.

Man left with broken jaw after assault outside Sugar Hut

Brentwood Weekly News:

9:49am Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an assault outside the Sugar Hut in Brentwood High Street which left a man with a broken jaw.

Police appeal after concrete block thrown on to A127

Brentwood Weekly News:

8:59am Monday 27th 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 Saturday morning (October 25).

Brentwood and Ongar MP Eric Pickles writes for the Weekly News

Brentwood Weekly News: HELP REQUESTED: Eric Pickles.

7:00am Monday 27th October 2014

“Bonfire Night is a great British tradition, and it continues to have resonance as we give thanks for the longevity of our Parliamentary democracy and the British Monarchy."

Ryan named best building apprentice

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A BRENTWOOD man has been named best building apprentice in the Eastern Counties in the Federation of Master Builders’ Master Builder of the Year Awards.

Stars come out as Brentwood gets behind £30,000 charity ball

Brentwood Weekly News:

7:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Brentwood firm Brightstar Financial helped organise a glitzy charity ball at London’s Waldorf Hilton Hotel recently, which was backed by Brentwood residents and councillors.

Brentwood's Jodie films in South Essex

Brentwood Weekly News:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

MODEL and presenter Jodie Marsh turned up at a Leigh vegetarian restaurant as she began filming for a new series.

£35k to light up Christmas time!

Brentwood Weekly News: Prestwich Winter Wonderland & Lights Switch on

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

BRENTWOOD Borough Council plans to illuminate the festive season by spending an additional £24,000 on Christmas lights – taking the total spend to £35,000.

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.

Have your say at PCC Public Meeting in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News: Nick Alston will be answering your questions

12:36pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Police and Crime Commissioner will host his next public meeting to discuss local crime and community safety issues in Brentwood.

Major homes development could be built across Basildon and Brentwood border

Brentwood Weekly News: Today's announcement is good news for Dunton

11:15am Friday 24th October 2014

MAJOR house building could happen on green belt land between Basildon and Brentwood.

More than 3,000 responses to William Hunter Way survey

Brentwood Weekly News: William Hunter Way car park

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

MORE than 3,000 people have taken part in a consultation on future plans for William Hunter Way.

Drink-drive charge for woman who flipped car on to its roof in Brentwood car park

Brentwood Weekly News: William Hunter Way car park

4:25pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOMAN has been charged with drink-driving after overturning her car in a Brentwood car park.

Is Brentwood Cycle Race set to return to the town?

Brentwood Weekly News:

6:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE wheels are in motion to bring the Brentwood Cycle Race back to town.

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.


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