Alastair Cook launches beer brewed in his name

Brentwood Weekly News: Alastair Cook with Roland Kannor (centre) from the Brentwood Brewing Company and Brett Sanders, manager of the Golden Fleece, toasting the England captain's benefit year beer

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

ENGLAND cricket captain Alastair Cook admitted he was more of a “lager man” as he sampled a beer specially brewed in his honour in Brentwood.

Russell Brand claims he "dodged Essex train fare"

Brentwood Weekly News: Russell Brand

4:19pm Saturday 19th April 2014

SOUTH Essex comedian Russell Brand has reportedly admitted dodging a train fare in the county after he "couldn't be bothered".

Charity ball organised to celebrate salon's tenth anniversary

Brentwood Weekly News: Have fun but drink sensibly this festive season with top tips from a healthcare expert

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A CHARITY ball is being hosted by hair salon staff in Brentwood to celebrate their tenth birthday.

Man denies Brentwood assault charge

Brentwood Weekly News: Recent cases from our courts

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A MAN denied assault when he appeared in Basildon Magistrates’ Court.

Shop in Shenfield given defibrillator

Brentwood Weekly News: An example of a typical defibrillator

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A SHOP in Shenfield will be the second place in the borough to get life-saving equipment geared up to save people suffering a heart attack.

Do you recognise this duo? Police want to speak to them about £400 cigarettes and alcohol theft

Brentwood Weekly News: Man caught on CCTV during CoOp theft

12:25pm Friday 18th April 2014

ALMOST £400 of cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from a Co-Op store in Pilgrims Hatch.

Community centre to reopen soon - but controversy still surrounds it

Brentwood Weekly News: Eric Pickles MP and Louise McKinlay outside the centre with residents and building firm representatives

8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

A COMMUNITY centre is nearly ready to be reopened - but former users are still angry over it’s original closure.

Trash fire spreads to outbuildings

Brentwood Weekly News: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

8:05pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FIRE FIGHTERS have tackled a blaze at two outbuildings tonight after a rubbish fire spread out of control.

Retired Essex Police dog looking for new home

Brentwood Weekly News: Retired Essex Police dog looking for new home

3:43pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Charlie, the eight-year-old Cocker Spaniel is part of the Essex Police Dog Unit, which provides countywide support to specialist operations and supports officers in their day to day efforts to keep crime down.

Unmarked police car stolen

Brentwood Weekly News: Motorcyclist killed in crash

3:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN UNMARKED police car belonging to the Metropolitan Police has been stolen near Brentwood.

Trial date set after man denies raping teenager

Brentwood Weekly News: Court Report - January 3, 2014

12:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN EX-CARETAKER at Brentwood County High School will stand trial after he denied raping a teenage girl.

Brentwood shoppers tell Weekly News: "We want more big name shops"

Brentwood Weekly News: Artist's impression of Stockland's plans for William Hunter Way

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

SHOPPERS in Brentwood want to see more big name stores in the town centre, a Weekly News poll has revealed.

West Ham star walks from court after evidence goes missing

Brentwood Weekly News: James Tomkins arrives at court

4:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN ATTEMPT to prosecute a Premiership footballer failed to get off the ground after vital evidence was lost.

Gun gang locked up for planning to raid security van

Brentwood Weekly News: Patrick Claydon

6:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A GUN-WIELDING gang have been locked up a total of 33 years for planning to rob a security van.

Neil Diamond tribute coming to Brentwood Theatre

Brentwood Weekly News: Bob Drury performing as Neil Diamond

2:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ONE of the UK’s best-loved Neil Diamond tributes is appearing at the Brentwood Theatre.

Extension to Abellio Greater Anglia's train franchise agreed with £20m investment planned

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

9:35am Wednesday 16th April 2014

GREATER Anglia bosses are investing more than £20million into train services across Essex after agreeing a two year extension to their franchise.

Blood Centre earmarked for closure - just a year after it was saved!

Brentwood Weekly News: Donate blood in Watford next week

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Brentwood donor centre is at risk of closure...less than a year after the NHS vowed to keep it open.

World record attempts to be part of St George's Day pub crawl

Brentwood Weekly News:

4:04pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BIZARRE world record attempts will be part of a entertaining pub crawl organised in Brentwood to celebrate St George's Day.

Church unveil lunchtime concert list for 2014 season

Brentwood Weekly News: An Evening with Abbey Brass and Wantage Concert Brass

1:11pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BRASS quintet will perform the first lunchtime concert of 2014 at Brentwood's St Thomas of Canterbury Church on Friday April 25.

New Bishop of Brentwood "excited" about the job

Brentwood Weekly News: New Bishop of Brentwood "excited" about the job

9:48am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Brentwood Diocese has named its new Bishop - a former scientist and teacher.

Flooding alleviation work starts on Weald Road

Brentwood Weekly News: Drivers warned of flooding on A30 near Perranarworthal

4:25pm Monday 14th April 2014

MAINTENANCE works on a road hit by flooding in South Weald has been started by Essex County Council.

Shop teams up with Ingatestone pupils for Easter business lesson

Brentwood Weekly News: Shop teams up with Ingatestone pupils for Easter business lesson

1:24pm Monday 14th April 2014

PRIMARY school pupils have worked alongside shop staff for an Easter-themed business task.

New sign for Army Reserve group in Warley

Brentwood Weekly News: New sign for Army Reserve group in Warley

12:54pm Monday 14th April 2014

AN ARMY centre in Warley has changed it's name to match the new name of the service.

Man dies and family of four - including two very young girls - are fighting for their lives after horror crash in Chelmsford

Brentwood Weekly News: Police tape

9:46pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A man was killed and a family-of-four - including two very young girls - were left seriously hurt after a horror crash in Chelmsford this afternoon.

Rubbish burns in Bulphan blaze

Brentwood Weekly News: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

5:43pm Sunday 13th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS battled a large rubbish fire in Bulphan this afternoon.

Experts praise Brentwood Council website

Brentwood Weekly News: Town Hall shut until December 27

3:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

PRAISE has been given to Brentwood Council's website by industry experts.

Award for diabetic youth who has raised £2,000 for charity

Brentwood Weekly News: Joshua McCarthy receiving his award from Richard Lane, Diabetes UK President, and Sharon Roberts, Eastern Regional Manager for Diabetes UK

9:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

A YOUNG type one diabetes sufferer from Hutton has been rewarded after helping raise more than £2,000 for charity.

Danish Kaneria starts fresh bid over lifelong cricket ban

Brentwood Weekly News: Danish Kaneria playing for Essex

2:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

DISGRACED Essex cricketer Danish Kaneria has protested his innocence over bribery accusations as renews attempts to lift his playing ban.

Country show returning to Weald Park

Brentwood Weekly News: Falconry :Falcon Class Children aged 3-6 Yrs

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

FALCONS, horses, sheep and ducks are all set to join the native deer in a country park for a big show on May Day weekend.

Taster session for pre-school music and singing classes

Brentwood Weekly News: Home-Start supports families with young children

6:06pm Friday 11th April 2014

SINGING and music classes aimed at pre-school children are being offered on a free taster basis on Tuesday April 29.

Our George gets ready for Marathon - by eating curry!

Brentwood Weekly News: George Thorpe (right) with restaurant boss Alom Haque

4:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

WEEKLY News reporter George Thorpe got ready for his London Marathon - by having plenty of curry!

Floodlights switched on at tennis club

Brentwood Weekly News: Sam Carey and Nathan Hobbs stretch to switch on the lights with Cllr Kay Twitchen and Cllr David Tee

12:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

FLOODLIGHTS have finally arrived at a tennis club in Bentley after members tried for 15 years to get them.

Burglary victim: "Put the lights back on"

Brentwood Weekly News: Clock-change could affect streetlights...again

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A BURGLARY victim feels the big streetlight switch-off in Brentwood was a contributing factor to thieves targeting his home - and stealing two precious wedding rings.

Health warning for parents in Essex

Brentwood Weekly News: Publih Health England launches initiative

7:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A WARNING has been issued as Scarlet Fever cases reach their highest levels since 1989. 

Council told: Do more to protect people from air pollution

Brentwood Weekly News: Hazy - Essex Way looking towards Benfleet and Canvey

7:12pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Local authorities need to do more to protect people from harmful air pollution, health officials have said after new estimates suggest that thousands die every year as a result of poor air quality.

Pickles: "We're Christian, so get over it!"

Brentwood Weekly News: Decision pending: Eric Pickles

3:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

ERIC Pickles sparked controversy after saying Britain is a Christian country and “militant atheists” should “get over it”.

VIDEO: Essex apprentices in national final

Brentwood Weekly News: The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said York has a great “get up and go spirit”

12:22pm Thursday 10th April 2014

APPRENTICES from an Essex-based technology firm have been shortlisted for a national award backed by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Tea room at museum to open in memory of plane crash victim

Brentwood Weekly News: Simon Chamberlain. His wife Lizzie has said a tea room he had wanted to open at North Weald Airfield Museum will go ahead in his memory

11:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Wife of man tragically killed in light aircraft crash says it is what her husband wanted

Man wanted after 19-year-old woman chased and kicked repeatedly in the head

Brentwood Weekly News: Jamie Wernham

8:36am Thursday 10th April 2014

A MAN suspected of carrying out a brutal attack on a woman in a supermarket car park is wanted by police.

Brentwood Master Plan put into motion

Brentwood Weekly News: Artist's impression of Stockland's plans for William Hunter Way

7:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

MULTI-MILLION pound plans to redevelop Brentwood town centre including fresh ideas for William Hunter Way have been agreed - in principle.

Tour de France chief praises Essex

Brentwood Weekly News: Back row L-R: Jason Fergus, Christian Prudhomme, Cllr Ann Naylor, Cllr Ray Gooding. Front row: Shane and Lana Redgewell

4:41pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Christian Prudhomme believes Tour de France will have a great time in the county

Fake gardener tricks elderly man then steals cash

Brentwood Weekly News: Police officers rescue baby locked in car in the searing afternoon sun

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A CROOK posed as a gardener in order to trick an elderly man before stealing money from his wallet.

Scorching hot fun set for brave people in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News: Lynne Matthews carrying out the firewalk

5:21pm Monday 7th April 2014

SIZZLING hot action is set to take place at Brentwood Centre next month when people walk barefoot over searing hot embers.

Savings company gets base in Brentwood High Street

Brentwood Weekly News: Eric Pickles with Essex Savers staff

1:35pm Monday 7th April 2014

A LOAN and savings company have opened a branch inside a bank in Brentwood.

Man dies after crash near Margaretting

Brentwood Weekly News: Police are appealing for information following a crash just after midnight.

8:14am Monday 7th April 2014

ONE man has died and two others left with serious injuries after a crash on the A12 near Margaretting on Sunday night.

Bus tickets donated youths on low income in Brentwood

Brentwood Weekly News: UPDATE: First Buses have their equipment updated

8:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A BUS company has donate scratchcards to a charity who help young people on low income.

Deadline looming for Active Brentwood funding

Brentwood Weekly News: Town Hall shut until December 27

3:30pm Sunday 6th April 2014

SPORTS clubs in Brentwood have just nine days left to apply for grant funding from Brentwood Council.

Easter activity club in Hook End for disabled children

Brentwood Weekly News: Logo for Papworth Trust Home

10:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

A CHARITY has organised a Easter holiday activity club for disabled children.

Defibrillator donated to Brentwood County High

Brentwood Weekly News: County High headteacher Stephen Drew holding the defibrillator surrounded by staff, Rotary Club members and volunteers from SADS UK

3:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A DEFIBRILLATOR has been handed over to a school in Brentwood after staff were trained to use the lifesaving equipment.

Susan to tee off on golf holiday after £1,000 charity lottery win

Brentwood Weekly News: Susan Lister with her cheque for £1,000

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

A WOMAN from Brentwood will be smiling down a golf course in Scotland after winning £1,000 in a charity lottery.


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